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Clifton Hall Coal Colliery (United Kingdom)

On 18 June 1885, an explosion within the mine killed 178 men and boys, to whom there is a monument in St. Augustine's churchyard, in Pendlebury where 64 of the victims were buried. It is thought that the explosion was caused by firedamp igniting upon contact with a candle.

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Major Mining Region

Clifton Hall Coal Colliery belongs to the Manchester & Poynton Coalfields region.

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