Memorial Scroll

YKSMM: 2004.347
Manufacturer
Barnsley Chronicle
Subject
The Oaks Disaster 1866
Material
Paper

This memorial scroll lists the men and boys who died in the Oaks Colliery Disaster of 1866. The scrolls were given away with the Barnsley Chronicle.

The design of the scroll is based on a temple and is similar to examples which appeared in several books following the disaster.

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