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Acc. 3967


Ref: MUS/391 

Reference: [GB 0212] MUS/391
Date(s): 1921 (except no. 8)
Level: Fonds
Extent: 8 items
Scope and content: Items relating to the Abermule railway disaster in 1921.

MUS/391/1. Page from South Wales Daily News with report on the train crash on the Cambrian line between Newton and Abermule.  Two trains collided and the death toll was 17, including Lord Herbert Vane Tempest, one of the directors of the Cambrian Rail Company. 
27 January 1921

MUS/391/2. 2 incomplete copies The Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. Fragile.
1 February 1921

MUS/391/3. Pages from the Daily Mirror with picture section: 'Impressive funeral of guard of wrecked express' showing three photographs of the funeral procession. 'The funeral took place on Sunday so the dead man¬ís colleagues might attend'  
1 February 1921

MUS/391/4. Pages from the Daily Mirror report of part of the inquest on the Abermule railway disaster, with photographs of Lieutenant-Colonel J.W. Pringle, who conducted the Ministry of Transport enquiry into the crash, and others.  
3 February 1921

MUS/391/5. Article from the Cambrian News entitled 'The Cambrian Train Disaster'. 
3 February 1921

MUS/391/6. Parish Magazine for Llanbadarn Fawr, St Michael and All Angels and Holy Trinity, containing an expression of sympathy to the family of Mr. Shone, Idloes House, Stanley Road, Aberystwyth. 
February 1921

MUS/391/7. The Wheatsheaf, the publication of The Aberystwyth and District Co-operative Society Limited, featuring an obituary and account of the funeral for Edward Shone in his capacity as a member of he Management Committee. With photograph. 
February 1921

MUS/391/8. Article from Country Quest 'When Disaster Struck at Abermule' by Leslie Oppitz

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