The Laxey Miner Statue

Unveiled in 2015, to honour those who worked in the village mines, in a ceremony which celebrated the completion of Laxey’s regeneration scheme.

Phillis Tate, who died in 2012, at the age of 97, bequeathed the money for the statue, as a replacement, following the removal of the wooden carving of a miner, in 2008. The sculpture, is the work of Balinese master stone carver Ongky Wijana, who is married to a Manx woman.

A commemorative plaque, honouring the thirty five miners who lost their lives in the Laxey Mine between 1831 and 1912, decorates the sides of the plinth.