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VALE OF TEARS The Story Of The Cadder Pit Disaster Glasgow 1913

VALE OF TEARS The Story Of The Cadder Pit Disaster Glasgow 1913

 

“Vale Of Tears” is a documentary drama about events of the Cadder Pit Disaster. On August 3rd 1913. 22 men lost their lives due to “white damp” and fire. The Cadder pits were situated near the village of Lambhill, a few miles north of the city Of Glasgow, Scotland. It was the worst mining disaster of the city  This documentary gives good account of the events and gives insight into the hazards and lack of safety measures which affected the miners in their daily lives. The events of the aftermath are also covered with an account of the funeral service and the fate of many of the widows after the disaster.

Based on accounts from both official and local stories the story is told by a narrator and “The Miner”

This production “Vale of Tears” is suitable for students of Glasgow History from secondary school level to adult..

Cadder Pit 15 Location here on Google Maps

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VALE OF TEARS – THE STORY OF THE CADDER PIT DISASTER GLASGOW 1913

An INTERNET & DIGITAL
History and Heritage Media Production

produced by
INTERNET & DIGITAL

written and directed
by
PAUL TROY

[aka Twenty-First Century Troy, aka C21 Troy]

Cast
THE MINER – BRENDAN O’DONNELL

NARRATOR – C21 TROY

video effects, graphics, colour treatment, video editing by C21 Troy

make-up, wardrobe – Brendan O’Donnell

Live action
camera- Paul Troy
sound recording – David Roy

Studio
sound recording, dubbing and mixing – C21 Troy

MUSIC
Original musical recording used with permission.

“Funeral March” by Frédéric Chopin, performed by GLEN HOBAN

[a.k.a. Kamibambiraptor]

https://www.youtube.com/cha…

“7 Paths” theme and derived incidental music
composed and performed by C21 TROY

Sound effects The Free Sound Organisation

ARCHIVE AND RESEARCH SOURCES

Lambhill Residents
Walter Benton & Co. Postcard Collection
Possil Library
Mitchell Library Glasgow
Kirkintilloch Library
National Mining Museum Scotland
Open Museum Glasgow

all original photographs used in this video are in the
public domain and copyright remains with respective owners.

Summerlee Industrial Heritage Museum
Hunter Environmental Village
Lambhill Stables

filmed in
Glasgow and Coatbridge

© Paul Troy/ Internet And Digital

2015

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Glasgow History – Lambhill Vol.2

Part 1 of “Lambhill History & Heritage Vol.2”

The second volume of educational short films documenting the History of Lambhill, from its humble beginnings as an area of land N.W. of the city of Glasgow, that was part of the Bishops Forest in the 13th Century right through the industrial revolution to the present day.

Topics covered in this 10 Part video are
(i) the political situation in 1174 that was the background to events that lead to the creation of the Bishops forest in Glasgow.
(ii) The Hutchesons Of Lambhill 1582 – present day.
(iii) Industrial Development of the Area 1800s – 1970s [ iron forges, coal and iron stone mining, Possil Park and the Saracens Iron Foundry]
(iV] “The Way We Lived” 1930s – 1970s anecdotal stories from residents in the area..
(V) The Western Necropolis Complex 1881 to present day  – Lambhill Cemetery, St. Kentigern’s Cemetery and the Western Necropolis, Hebrew Society graveyard and the Glasgow Crematorium.
(vi) Miners Rows.
(vii) St.Agnes Church

This Part 1 of Lambhill History & Heritage Vol.2
Preamble, Bishop Jocelyn, Knight Templars, Reformation, Lands Divided.

written and narrate by C21 Troy
© Internet & Digital 2011

PLAY-LIST

The following links are to each individual section.

The History Of Lambhill
[PART 1]
Section 1) Preamble – Jocelyn – Knights Templars – Bishops Forest – Reformation – Lands Divided

Section 2) The Hutchesons Of Lambhill – The Hills and the Grahams – The Castle – Incorporation.

[PART2]
Section 1) Industrial Development – Coal and ironstone pits – quarries – iron forges – engineering – The Halloween Pend

Section 2) Possil Park – Saracen Iron Foundry

[PART 3 ]
The Way We Lived – The Wash House – Tram Terminus – Anecdotal Stories.

[PART 4]

Section 1) The Western Necropolis Complex – The cemeteries – Victorian Funeral Customs – war graves.

Section 2) The Glasgow Crematorium

[Part 5]
Section 1) Coal Mining In The Lambhill Area – The Miners Rows

Section 2) Saint Agnes Church

[End Credits Section to follow]

Music

Convivium Singers: Ave Verum Corpus from the Album
“Peter Philips – An Englishman Abroad”
Recoded and Performed by The Convivium Singers
© Convivium Records
www.conviviumrecords.co.uk

Tracks from “A Poorman’s Labour”
Written and Recorded by The Mick West Band
© The Mick West Band
https://myspace.com/mickwestband

Traditional instrumental versions of Scottish Songs
Performed on electric guitar and Recorded by Paul McGuire
From the Album “Silver Spells”
© Paul McGuire

Incidental Music – C21 Troy
http://c21troy.co.uk

This Educational Media Project was part financed by
Awards For All

© Internet & Digital
Internet & Digital is a trading name for Paul Troy [AKA C21 Troy]
Links:
Watch Playlist Of All Video Files Here.