Stowmarket Guncotton Explosion | The story of Mary Mount

This video tells the story of Mary Mount, a victim of the Stowmarket Guncotton Explosion of 1871.

Local history researchers and others share their findings of the terrible event. With special thanks to Stowmarket Local History Group, Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society.

Mary Mount is played by Emily Ward.

‘The Ballad of Mary Mount’ was written by Heather Bexon, and performed by The Kettle Girls.

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The song was recorded by Gareth Patch

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