Fundraising night at Manton Club

Fundraising night at Manton Club in aid of the Aberfan disaster.
Fundraising night at Manton Club in aid of the Aberfan disaster.

MANTON Club on Retford Road holds a fund raising night for victims of the Aberfan disaster that happened in Wales on 21st October 1966.

144 people were killed, many of which were children when a slag-heap slid down Merthyr Mountain engulfing Pentglas Junior School.

Pictured left-right are: Mr Stevens (committee member), A. B. (Nalty) Potts (committee member and Worksop Guardian reporter), unknown, Alan Hodgkinson (goalie for Sheff Utd), Mr Fairhurst (manager of colliery) and far right: J. J. Mallen (former colliery manager and president of Bassetlaw Cricket League).