When I ask, my mum and her sisters comment on the lack of counselling available
The gate on the main exit door to Dyers Wynd was not only locked from the outside, but the door itself opened inwards.
The cause of death for those killed was recorded as “asphyxia by crushing” or “traumatic asphyxia”.
The New Year began with grief and on January 4, Paisley saw a procession of small white coffins as funerals were held.
A memorial bearing the names of those lost stands at Hawkhead Cemetery, where many are buried.
WHAT WAS THE RESPONSE TO THE TRAGEDY?
NEWS of the emergency drew the community to the cinema to get the children out.
Survivor Emily Brown, 95, had gone there with her sisters and their mother was amongst those who raced to help.
The girls became separated in the chaos and all survived, with Emily, then just five, found wandering alone by an aunt.
The siblings were reunited at home and their mother was the only resident of Hunter Street who did not lose someone that day.
Injured children were loaded on to trams that were bound for the hospital.
Medical staff were amongst the crowds who turned out for the