Ruby McBurney, daughter of a victim of the Gresford colliery disaster
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Gresford colliery worker's daughter remembers disaster

Memorial services will be held near Wrexham on Monday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Gresford colliery disaster.

On 22 September 1934 266 men and boys died when an explosion ripped through a section of the mine.

Ruby McBurney, whose father was killed in the disaster, says the children of the victims did not really understand what had happened until many years later.

  • 22 Sep 2014
  • From the section Wales
Go to next video: Pit disaster 80th anniversary marked