Sunday, 10 January 2016

23 Rhagfyr / December

1885 - 81 men and boys died in the Mardy Colliery in Maerdy. Wiki


1857 - James Parfitt, cricketer born in Bwlch. Wiki
1864 - Robert Shields, soldier born in Cardiff. Wiki | Wici
1868 - Hugh Pugh, Towyn born minister died. DWB | YBC
1885 - Mardy Pit disaster, (see featured post).
1901 - Charlie Oliver, trade unionist born in Bangor. Wiki
1907 - Fred Warren, footballer born in Cardiff. Wiki
1920 - Tommy Best, footballer born in Milford Haven. Wiki
1947 - John Samuel, Swansea born rugby player died. Wiki
1991 - Rhodri Jones, rugby player born in Aberystwyth. Wiki

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