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Arthur Vranch

Male 1894 - 1913  (19 years)


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  • Name Arthur Vranch  [1
    Born 1894  Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Oct 1913  Senghenydd, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Arthur Vranch was one of 439 miners killed on 14th October 1913 in Britain's worst coal mining disaster at Universal Colliery, Senghenydd in the South Wales Valleys. The explosion was believed to have been caused by firedamp (methane) ignited by electrical signalling equipment.
    Memorial plaque at the Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Memorial plaque at the Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Memorial plaques at the Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Memorial plaques at the Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Person ID I9856  Lasbury Family
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2013 

    Father Herbert James Vranch
              b. 1869, Chilcompton, Somerset, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jun 1929, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Lewis
              b. 1874, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1922, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1891  Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1913 - Senghenydd, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden

    Albums
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden
    Welsh National Mining Memorial Garden (9)
    Opened on 14th October 2013 at Senghenydd, Glamorgan, Wales to mark the centenary of the worst mining disaster in the UK

  • Notes 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S125] Research by Sue Cahill.