While authentic records of casualties have never existed, especially from the side of the striking miners, it is known that about 80 police officers were injured, and up to 500 others caught up in the rioting, the picketing and reprisals that followed.
According to Rhondda Cynon Taff council's own heritage services, it is known that just one person was recorded to have died in the events, Samuel Rhys, who suffered head injuries.
However, Jackie Griffin, clerk of the council, said: "Llanmaes Community Council was unable to support such an inappropriate name change to an establishment in Wales given the fact that Churchill, while home secretary, sent the Army to suppress an industrial dispute between the South Wales miners and the mine owners.
"Although this took place a century ago, there is still a strong feeling of animosity towards Winston Churchill.
A decision to name part of a military base in the Vale of Glamorgan after Winston Churchill has been criticised by a community council.
Llanmaes council say it is wrong to name the St Athan site in honour of the wartime prime minister because he sent troops to intervene in a south Wales miners' dispute in 1910.
It said it made a number of attempts to call her since, but that it had not been able to reach her.
So in May last year Aileen stumped up £1,295 for membership.
The trials brought an end to the riot - but it was not until the following August 1911 that the strike that sparked the violence finally came to an end.
Cultural historian Professor Peter Stead said the events of 1910 marked a dark time for the industry in the south Wales valleys, and did little to endear Winston Churchill to the public. At that time the coal industry was the heart beat of the nation," explained Prof Stead.
An all-out strike at the Combine pits was called for 1 November.
In anticipation, the coal owner laid plans to bring in labour from Cardiff, and called on the chief constable of Glamorgan for extra protection.
In all, just 13 people were ever prosecuted for their involvement in the rioting at a trial in Pontypridd in December 1910.