The mining disaster was reported in The Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian on Friday the 22nd of December.
Mr. Morgan placed his newspaper down on the kitchen table, “It says here,” he said, addressing his wife and Lily, “that six men burnt to death and maybe as many as twenty suffocated.”
“Oh, you are sending shivers down my spine, William.” Mrs Morgan grimaced. “Those poor men.”
“Not to forget the boys too,” he said, peering over his glasses.
“Christmas won’t be the same again for the people of Abercanaid...”
'Black Diamonds' Historical Romance
[Seasons of Change Book 1]