A number of poems have been written about the 1908 Disaster.
At the time, as part of the fund raising to help the miners and their families, a number of poems about the disaster were written and sold for a penny each.
Each poem is listed in alphabetical sequence of author. Click on the first line providedto see each poem on its own page.
George Baker - Story Of Hamstead Mine
J.T.Bayliss - Lines to Commemorate the Awful Disaster which occurred at Hamstead Colliery March 4th 1908
METHINKS 'tis everyones's ...
Price One Penny - Sold in aid of the Fund for the Widows and Orphens, Copies may be had Within or of the Author, 312 Blake Lane, Bordesley Green
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