Tyne and Wear HER(13245): Walker, Christ Church, monument to Walker Iron Works disaster - Details
Walker, Christ Church, monument to Walker Iron Works disaster
Monument to the memory of workmen killed in a boiler explosion at Walker Iron and Alkali Works 1855. The explosion happened in a rolling mill on 8 October 1855. The two youngest victims were ten years old. 8 men died. Obelisk monument with rounded top.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, pages 140-141