Klondike Pit, Rhos

History

The coal pit was sunk during the general strike of 1926 in the village of Rhosllanerchrugog. The land belonged to Mrs Trevor Jones, who rented a row of terraced houses to the miners

Sinking Pit during 1926 Strike

Back – Samuel Jones, Tom Edwards, Joe Williams, John Jones.

Front – Edward Griffiths, Emlyn Edwards and Tom Jones [G Jones]

North Wales Coalfield Sites

History by Geraint Jones