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ADX/1380: The Steamship Rambler
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[GB 0212] ADX/1380Title:
The Steamship RamblerDate(s):
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Research on 'The Heart-breaking and Sudden Event that happened on Board the Steamship Rambler from Glasgow in Cette, France' on 1 January 1884, commemorated in a Welsh ballad of the above title. Two Ceredigion men (David Davies, 'Swan', Aberarth and Thomas Jones, 1 Darkgate St., Aberaeron) lost their lives through closing themselves in their living quarters with a bucket of live coals on the floor, and another (John Davies of Esgerarth, Aberarth) barely survived.