These pages were initially set up as part of a project to catalogue and
conserve an archive of material relating to the disaster held at
The project was graded 'outstanding' by the ESRC.
These pages are dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the Aberfan Disaster.
These pages were written and designed by Martin Johnes and Iain McLean, 1997-2008. Project Director, Iain McLean. The work was funded by the British Academy, under research grant no. APN6714, and subsequently by the Economic & Social Research Council under research grant no. R000222677. Grateful thanks are also due to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council for providing facilities for research.