3 White Crosses
Picture of 3 white crosses in Eckington cemetery to mark the loss of three children.
Many people locally will know of the sad events of the Plumbley Colliery disaster and be aware that in October 2007, Mr Stan Ryan of Lansbury Road, Eckington paid for three white crosses to be placed on the graves of the children alongside the headstone of Alfred Williamson who is buried in Eckington Cemetery, Alfred aged 24 lost his life trying to save the children from drowning in the icy pond alongside Seldom Seen Engine House in Eckington Woods.
Date: 7th July, 2020 @ 18:20
Posted by: Emma Smith