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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

1850 - 1859

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Incidents With No Names

- 1850 -

1850 - 05/12/1850. A man. Crook Haye Thomas Davis and Son, West Bromwich, Stafford. Falling down the lodge pit.

1850 - 11/12/1850. A boy, Dunkirk, Dunkirk Coal Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. Struck by handle on the jig-brow on the chain being broken by a fall of roof.

1850 - 11/12/1850. A collier. Wolverhampton Company, Hill and Dixon, Wolverhampton, Stafford. Walked into one of the old pits.

1850 - 11/12/1850. Man unknown, Shift End. William Fellows, Bilston, Stafford. Found dead at the bottom of the shaft.

1850 - 14/12/1850. Pendlebury, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Manchester, Lancashire. A man killed by a fall of roof while drawing props for an arch.

1850 - 21/12/1850. Collier, South Sea Gough and Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Explosion in No.3 pit.

1850 - 22/11/1850. A young man. Ruabon,, New British Iron Co., Denbigh. Fall down the shaft while preparing to descend.

1850 - 25/1/1850. A boy Stonetrough Colliery Co., Ramsden Hill, Cheshire. Fall of coal.

1850 - 26/11/1850. Charnock John Smith, Chorley, Lancashire. Fall of stone from the roof. A young man.

1850 - 27/12/1850. Engine tenter. Laffack, Johnson, St Helens, Lancashire. Falling down the shaft. A man.

1850 - 27/12/1850. Engine tenter. New British Iron Co., Ruabon, Denbigh. Disconnected the cage whilst repairing it and dropped down the shaft.

1850 - 29/11/1850. The hanger-on. Ashtons Green, Samuel Reeves, agent, St Helens, Lancashire. Piece of coal falling from an ascending tub.

- 1851 -

1851 - 01/01/1851. Collier. Werfa Nixon and Co. Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of roof in stall.

1851 - 20/01/1851. Bignall Hill. Representatives of the late John Wedgwood. Audley, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

1851 - 01/02/1851. John Russell, Risca, Monmouth. Fall of coal. A lad.

1851 - 01/08/1851. Collier. Sirhowy. Ebbw Vale, Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Fall of roof.

1851 - 02/01/1851. Labourer. Ynyscedwyn Iron Co. Swansea, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp.

1851 - 02/01/1854. Collier Hirwain, William Crawshay, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal and ironstone. A lad.

1851 - 02/05/1851. Collier. Graig Coal Co., Merthyr,, Glamorgan. Fall of coal in stall.

1851 - 02/05/1851. Hitcher. Ebbw Vale Iron Co. Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Fell backwards into sump.

1851 - 03/07/1851. Sinker. Ystradyfodwg, Trustees of the Marquis of Bute, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp.

1851 - 04/02/1851. Collier. Dowlais Iron Co. Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

1851 - 04/02/1851. Moreton, Pembrokeshire Coal Co. Pembroke. Fall of roof. A lad.

1851 - 04/04/1851. Collier. Aberaman, David Williams, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fell under coal wagons. A lad.

1851 - 04/12/1851. Collier. Ruperra, John Lawrence, Cwmbran, Monmouth. Fall of stones.

1851 - 05/02/1851. A surface man. Norbury, Clayton and Brooks Stockport, Cheshire. Falling down one of the pit shafts.

1851 - 05/02/1851. Collier. Gadlys Iron Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

1851 - 05/04/1851. Collier. Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fell under trains.

1851 - 05/04/1851. Collier. Machen Coal Co., Newport, Monmouth. Fall of stone.

1851 - 05/04/1851. Collier. John Russell, Risca, Monmouth. Fall of coal.

1851 - 05/06/1851. Wernbach Ystalyfera Iron Co., Ystalyfera Glamorgan. A lad.

1851 - 06/01/1851. Collier. Cwmavon English Co. of Copper Miners, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. No locked lamps. A lad.

1851 - 06/01/1851. Collier. Oldcastle, Sims, Willyams and Co. Llanelly, Pembroke. Breakage of winding tackle. 3 killed.

1851 - 06/01/1851. Collier. Plymouth Antony Hill, Merthyr, Tydfil Glamorgan. Fall of stone in shaft.

1851 - 06/03/1851. Collier. Plymouth Antony Hill, Merthyr, Tydfil Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

1851 - 06/03/1851. Fulledge, Holgate and Cardwell, Burnley, Lancashire. A boy died from an explosion on the24th.

1851 - 07/01/1851. The lander, Rough Hay, Adenbrook, Smith and Pidcocks, Darlaston, Stafford. Pushed a tram into the pit and fell with it to the bottom.

1851 - 08/03/1851. Shut End, John Bradley, Kingswinsford, Stafford. A man was killed by a fall of coal.

1851 - 08/03/1851. Westbury, Joseph Dickinson, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A man was killed by fall of roof.

1851 - 08/07/1854. Miner. Respidge William Crawshay, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fell in ascending the shaft.

1851 - 08/08/1854. Miner. Cyfartha William Crawshay, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp.

1851 - 08/09/1851. Flockton Moor, Jagger and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Fall of corf in shaft. A man.

1851 - 09/06/1851. Collier. Abercarn Co., Abercarn, Monmouth. Fell down shaft.

1851 - 09/10/1851. Colliers. Old Welton Coal Co., Radstock, Somerset. Breakage of rope in ascending. 3 killed.

1851 - 10/01/1851. Lilleshall Co., Newport, Shropshire. A man killed by a fall of roof.

1851 - 10/03/1851. Collier. Waterloo W.H. Cartwright, Monmouth. Fall of coal.

1851 - 10/06/1851. Miner. Victoria, Ebbw Vale Iron Co. Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

1851 - 11/01/1851. A Lad. Halmerend, Stafford. Buried Audley.

1851 - 11/02/1851. Collier. Tynings, Countess of Waldegrave, Radstock, Somerset. Fall of roof.

1851 - 11/03/1851. Collier. Camerton Coal Co., Bath, Somerset. Fall of roof.

1851 - 11/03/1861. Hitcher. Tredegar, Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouth. Fall of stone in shaft.

1851 - 11/04/1851. Miner. Cwmselyn, Cruttwell, Allies and Co., Monmouth. Fall of stone and mine.

1851 - 11/04/1851. Vamp House, Richard Haines and Son, West Bromwich, Stafford. A young man killed by fall of coal.

1851 - 12/02/1851. Old Hill T. and L. Badger, Rowley Regis, Stafford. A man killed while falling out of skip while descending the pit.

1851 - 12/03/1951. Ince, A.F. Halliburton, Wigan, Lancashire. Three were killed in the No.5 pit by a fall of roof.

1851 - 13/03/1851. Old Hill, T. and T. Bager, Rowley Regis, Stafford. A woman was killed by falling down the shaft.

1851 - 13/04/1851 – Fireman. Dinas, Coffin and Co., Rhondda, Glamorgan. Chain broke in ascending shaft.

1851 - 13/08/1851 – Age 12 – Collier. Cymer, George Insole and Son, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

1851 - 14/05/1851 – Collier. Primrose, G Lewis and Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp.

1851 - 14/07/1851 – Collier. North Side, Goulstone and others, Bristol, Gloucester. Fall of air pipes.

1851 - 14/08/1854 – Collier. Hirwain, William Crawshay, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal in stall. 2 killed.

1851 - 15/02/1851 - Collier. Pentrefelin, Swansea Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Struck by descending cage.

1851 – 15/06/1851 - Collier. Pentrefelin, Swansea Coal Co.,Swansea, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp.

1851 – 16/01/1851 - Collier. Bilson Aaron Goold, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Fell whilst descending the shaft.

1851 – 16/01/1851. Holme House, Henry Woods, Wigan, Lancashire. Two died when a boiler burst.

1851 – 16/06/1851. Kilaymont, WT Brown, Swansea, Glamorgan. Entangled in winding engine. A lad.

1851 – 16/07/1851 - Collier. Llynvi Iron Co., Bridgend, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

1851 – 17/04/1851. Old Hill, T. and J. Badger, Rowley Regis, Stafford. A man killed by a fall of coal.

1851 – 17/09/1851 – Hitcher. Plymouth, Antony Hill, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall of coal from ascending tub.

1851 – 18/03/1851. Birch Hills Per, coroner Cotterill, Walsall, Stafford. Reported as a fatal accident.

1851 – 18/03/1851 - Collier. Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

1851 – 19/08/1851. Malago Vale, S. Reynolds and Co., Bristol, Gloucester. Rope breaking. 5 killed.

1851 – 21/02/1851 - Collier. C. Wilkins, Twerton, Somerset. Fall of coal.

1851 – 21/05/1851 – Collier. Thomas Powell, Gelligar, Glamorgan. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

1851 – 21/05/1861 - Collier. Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouth. Fall of roof.

1851 – 21/06/1851. The charter master, Clough Hall Per, Robert Heath, Newcastle, Stafford. Crushed between cage and guide stay.

1851 – 22/05/1851 - Collier. Nantyglo, Joseph and C. Bailey, Brecon. Fall of roof in level.

1851 – 23/04/1851. Darlaston Green, Samuel Mills, Wednesbury, Stafford. Man and boy killed by a fall of coal.

1851 – 24/01/1851 – Collier. Thomas Powell, Llanwit, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

1851 – 24/02/1851. Fulledge, Holgate and Cardwell, Burnley, Lancashire. Two men and a boy killed in an explosion of firedamp.

1851 – 24/06/1851 – Labourer. Ynyscedwyn Iron Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Fell whilst descending shaft.

1851 – 25/01/1851 – Age 61. Brymbo Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Old man crushed between cage and inset pit.

1851 – 25/01/1851 - Collier. Aberaman, David Williams, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of roof in stall.

1851 – 25/01/1851. Little Lever, John Knowles, Bolton, Lancashire. A young man killed by a piece of coal or stone falling upon him whilst ascending the shaft.

1851 – 25/02/1851 - Collier. Plymouth, Antony Hill Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

1851 – 25/07/1851 - Collier. Plymouth, Antony Hill, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

1851 – 26/04/1851 – Bank Top. Knowles and Hall, Bury, Lancashire. Father and son killed by a fall of roof.

1851 – 27/02/1851 – Age 14. Darlaston Green, Samuel Mills and Elihu Smallman, Wednesbury, Stafford. A boy killed falling out of a skip whilst lighting a candle in descending the shaft.

1851 – 27/03/1851 - Collier. Plymouth, Antony Hill, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fell whilst descending shaft.

1851 – 28/03/1851 - Collier. Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney Monmouth. Fall of coal.

1851 – 28/04/1851 - Collier. Chesterfield, Per coroner Hutchinson Brighton Derby A - Collier. killed by a fall of coals.

1851 – 28/07/1851 - Collier. Sirhowy, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

1851 – 29/01/1851 - Collier. Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouth. Fall of coal.

1851 – 29/03/1851. Dudley Port Limestone pit, Fred Giles, Tipto, Stafford. Two men killed by fall of rock.

1851 – 29/07/1851 - Collier. Aberaman, David Williams, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

1851 – 29/07/1851 - Collier. Llandafen Sims, Willyams and Co., Llanelly, Pembroke. Explosion of firedamp. No locked lamps.

1851 – 29/11/1851 - Collier. Morfa, Vivian and Sons, Taibach, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

1851 – 30/04/1851. Gidlow and Swinley, Executors of late Joseph Rylands, Wigan, Lancashire. 3 killed in an explosion of firedamp.

1851 - 31/01/1851 - The engineer. Cricket Field, James Brown, Dudley, Worcester Got entangled in machinery.

1851 - 31/07/1851 - Collier. Risca, John Russell Risca, Monmouth. Fall of coal.

- 1852 -

1852 - 01/05/1852. Denholme, Messrs. Baxendale, Bingley, Yorkshire. One man and 2 boys killed by bursting in of water to the mine.

1852 - 04/10/1852 - Collier. Kersley, Trustees of the late Ellis Fletcher, Clifton, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

1852 - 05/07/1852 - Assistant engineer. Norbury, Clayton and Brook Stockport, Cheshire. Falling down a pit whilst putting up a new headgear.

1852 - 08/11/1852. Malley Bryn, Malley Colliery Co., Bryn, Wrexham, Denbigh. Fall of coal. A man.

1852 - 10/06/1852. Taibach, Antony Hill, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Hinge condemed in rope gave way. 2 firemen killed.

1852 - 14/02/1852. Emley Moor, Jagger and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Run over by corf. A boy.

1852 - 17/01/1852. Portland, Butterley Iron Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. A man was killed by the breaking of a chain on the inclined plane.

1852 - 17/12/1852. Greenslate Colliery, Charles Scarisbrock, Shevington, Lancashire. Killed by wagons on the colliery railway. A young man.

1852 - 18/05/1852. Smoile, Mr. Thomas Holdsworth, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester. Fall of coal. A boy.

1852 - 18/12/1852. Grundy’s Stoneclough, G and T Grundy, Stoneclough, Lancashire. Fall of top coal. A man.

1852 - 23/11/1852. Astley New Pit. FDP Astley, Dukinfield, Cheshire. Falling down the shaft while fixing the H-pieces at 357 yards down. A man.

1852 - 24/08/1852. James Dunn, Eastfield, Glasgow, Lanark. Pumping machinery below ground.

1852 - 27/07/1852. Haydock, Josiah Evans and Sons, St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

1852 - 27/07/1852. Charles Scarisbrick, Wrightington, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gunpowder. A man.

1852 - 30/12/1852. A.F. Halliburton, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire. Thrown out the tub by a derangement of machinery whilst ascending the shaft. A man.

- 1853 -

1853 - 01/01/1853. Dunkirk Coal Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. A stable boy and three others not belonging to the colliery were drowned in the sump hole when the cage descended without a signal. There were 5 other boys and a man in the cage.

1853 - 01/03/1853. John Williams, Broadwell, Oldbury, Worcester. Fall down shaft. A boy.

1853 - 01/06/1853. Thomas Butterworth, Bent Grange, Oldham, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in Royley seam. 20 killed, 13 deceased suffocated and 7 burnt.

1853 - 01/11/1853. T. Morris and Son, Park Lane, Tipton, Stafford. Fall of roof. A boy.

1853 - 03/06/1853 - Collier. No.8 Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp.

1853 - 03/07/1853. Congraves New British Iron Co., Dudley, Worcester. Rope breaking. A man.

1853 - 04/03/1853. Rounds Green, Taylor and Farley, Oldbury, Worcester. Fell down shaft from pit frame. A man.

1853 - 06/07/1853. Strangeways Hall, Henry Taylor and Co., Hindley Lancashire. Side of shaft falling upon them while repairing it. 2 killed.

1853 - 10/02/1853. Workman. Holebottom Leeses, Jones and Co., Oldham Lancashire. Fall of roof.

1853 - 11/11/1853. Pensnett Philpotts and Plant, Dudley, Worcester. Fall of coal. A boy.

1853 - 12/01/1853. Bardsley, Jonah, Harop and Co., Ashton-under-Lyne Lancashire. Falling from a tub whilst ascending the Bridge pit. A man.

1853 - 12/01/1853 – Drawer. William Harding, Rainford, Lancashire. Fall of roof. A verdict of manslaughter was returned against the collier.

1853 - 13/04/1853 - Collier. Vron Maurice and Low, Wrexham, Denbigh. Fall of coal.

1853 - 15/04/1853. High Lanes, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcester. Fall of roof. A boy.

1853 - 18/04/1853 – Age 13. Black Vein, John Russell, Risca, Monmouth. Struck by cage at pit bottom. A boy.

1853 - 18/04/1853. Holebottom Leeses, Jones and Co., Oldham, Lancashire. 2 workmen killed in an explosion of firedamp.

1853 - 18/04/1853. Penclawdd J. Benson Swansea, Glamorgan. Drilling hole, powder exploded.

1853 - 18/04/1853. Penclawdd S. Benson Swansea, Glamorgan. Drilling a hole when the powder exploded. A man.

1853 - 19/04/1853. Moxley, Chillington Co., Wolverhampton, Stafford. Overturned scaffold in pit. A man.

1853 - 20/04/1853 – Guard. Albert Holdsworth and Co., Up Holland, Lancashire. Crushed whilst coupling railway wagons on the surface.

1853 - 22/10/1853 – Age 25 - Collier. Paddocks, Thomas Grundy, Tyldesley, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in testing with a candle instead of a safety lamp.

1853 - 23/02/1853 - The hitcher. Clayton Colliery Co., Clayton, Manchester, Lancashire. Materials falling from side of shaft.

1853 - 23/04/1853. Harrolds, J.B. Underhill, Wolverhampton, Stafford. Fell down shaft. A man.

1853 - 25/09/1853. Roway, R. Haines and Son, Tipton, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

1853 - 26/04/1853. Turton Moor, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Bolton, Lancashire. 2 killed by breakage of shaft rope.

1853 - 27/06/1853. Wyrley, Gilpin and Co., Walsall, Stafford. Fell into flywheel race. A boy.

1853 - 27/09/1853. Goscote, Joseph Smith, Walsall, Stafford. Fall of coal. A man.

1853 - 27/10/1853. Roughay Addenbrooke and Co., Darlaston, Stafford. Drawn over pulley. A man.

1853 - 29/10/1853. Dudley, Port Hopkins and Son, Tipton, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

1853 - 30/07/1853. Platt Lane, Wright and Taylor, Wigan, Lancashire. 1 man killed by a fall of roof in Cheshire. Holes pit.

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