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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

1860 - 1869

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CADDIS James - 1869 - 18/06/1869 – Age 45 - Collier. Gilmilnscroft, James Watchman, Auchinleck, Ayrshire.  Fall of Coal at face.

CADDOE Henry - 1866 - 01/12/1866 – Age 14 - Driver. Murton, South Hetton Coal Co., Fencehouses, Durham. Crushed by tubs on inclined plane.

CADMAN G. - 1865 - 26/04/1865 – Age 24 - Sinker. Barcroft Hill, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Smothered in a sinking pit shaft 5 yards deep.

CADMAN J. - 1863 - 12/09/1863 – Bondsman. Bradley, GB Thorneycroft and Co., Kingswinsford, Staffordshire. A sudden fall of roof in new mine coal which a few timber props might have prevented.

CADMAN J. - 1866 - 13/04/1866 – Age 27 - Collier. Bentilee, Hawley and Co., Longton, Staffordshire. Crushed by cage against inset.

CADMAN J. - 1869 – 26/05/1869 - Pikeman. Whiteheath (ironstone), W Price, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Injured by timber prop 28th Apr. Died this day.

CADMAN John - 1866 – 13/12/1866. Oaks, Messrs. Firth, Bamber and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosions of gas. The total number of victims was 334 by the first explosion of the 12th December 1866 and 26 by the second explosion the following day. Total 360. Seventy five bodies were recovered prior to the shafts being closed forty five were recovered during the first twelve months after the shaft was reopened and seventy during the past years making the total 190. This deducted from 360 leaves 17 bodies still in the Colliery. It is remarkable that all but two have been identified.

CADMAN Thomas - 1860 – 12/05/1860 – Age 44 – Butty. Gospel Oak, Grazebrook and Ashton, Tipton, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp. Error in the level of the gateroad had caused the water to roof and when by a gutter the water came away the gas came with it and fired at a candle near bottom of the shaft. In performing this operation they should have had a lamp. 2 killed.

CADMAN Thomas - 1860 – 27/02/1860 – Age 35 - Pikeman. Somerfield, Dimmack and Martin, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal in a squeezed pit in the new mine and fireclay Coals.

CADMAN W - 1869 – 30/06/1869 – Age 15 – Hooker-on. New Priestfield, W Ward and Sons, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Brick fell from skip at pit top and struck him at the bottom of shaft.

CADMAN William - 1868 - 10/08/1868 - Waggoner. Pemberton, John Blundell and Sons, Wigan, Lancashire. Run over by Coal trucks above ground.

CADWALLANDER J. - 1862 - 16/09/1862. Lingley Field, B Botfield, Wellington, Shropshire. Fall of roof.

CAIN David - 1869 - 29/01/1869 – Age 46 - Hewer. Springwell, J Bowes and Partners, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

CAIRNDUFF Thomas - 1869 - 01/03/1869 – Age 25 - Collier. Cornsilloch, N Cochrane and Co., Larkhill, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

CAIRNEY Patrick - 1868 - 13/05/1868 – Age 25 - Collier. Greenhill, Robert Young, Holytown, Lanarkshire. A piece of top coal weighing half a ton fell on him. The seam was 8ft thick in two leaves the first leaf was 4ft in advance and he was working under it.

CAIRNS M - 1869 - 30/07/1869 – Age 40 – Brusher. Rosehall, Robert Addie and Sons, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Fall of brushing while working at it.

CAIRNS Philip - 1864 - 24/05/1864 – Age 30 - Redsman. Stevenson, Merry and Cunningham, Stevenson, Ayrshire.  Fall of roof.

CAIRNS William - 1869 - 14/12/1869 – Age 40 - Fireman. Burgh, AG Simpson, Irvine, Ayrshire. Explosion of firedamp.

CALDERBANK Daniel - 1861 - 02/04/1861 – Age 27 - Collier. Laffack and Glade Hill, Messrs. J and T Jonson, St. Helens, Lancashire. Thrown out of the cage whilst ascending.

CALDWELL G. - 1867 - 12/06/1867 – Age 60 - Engineman. Craignethan, James Ferguson, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. Oiling machinery in motion.

CALEY Thomas - 1861 - 29/07/1861. Middleton, Brandling’s Trustees, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

CALLADINE S - 1863 - 30/10/1863 – Age 34 - Miner. Swanwick, WP Morewood, Alfreton, Derbyshire. Inundation of water. 2 killed.

CALLAND Henry - 1863 - 04/09/1863 – Age 24 - Collier. Moss Hall, Moss Hall Coal Co., Ince, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of Coal.

CALLANO Thomas - 1863 - 30/12/1863 - Collier. Springs, Pearson and Knowles, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion. 2 killed.

CALLICHAN William - 1864 - 24/09/1864 – Age 38 – Contractor. Knightswood No.9 (ironstone), Wilson’s and Co., Maryhill, Lanarkshire. Received injuries while blasting a piece of stone.

CALLON P - 1866 - 18/07/1866 20 - Labourer. Haigh Wigan, Iron and Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Crushed between trucks at the surface.

CALVERT John - 1864 - 06/08/1864 - Boy. Baildon Moor, William Midgley, Leeds, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

CAMBRIDGE R - 1868 - 23/11/1868 – Age 25 – Bondsman. Tividale Hall, S Bradley, Dudley, Worcestershire. Injured by explosion of firedamp 14th. Died this day. 2 killed.

CAMERON G. - 1866 - 17/12/1866 – Age 30 - Hewer. Gray Southern, Harris and Co., Maryport, Cumberland. Fall of stone and top Coal.

CAMERON J. - 1869 - 15/10/1869 – Age 40- Sinker. Castlehill, Shotts Iron Co., Carluke, Lanarkshire. Suffocated by chokedamp.

CAMMEL A. - 1862 - 17/04/1862 – Age 35 - Loader. Rough Hay, Addenbrooke and Co., Darlaston, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal in the new mine and fireclay strata. The roof had been previously examined and pronounced safe.

CAMPBELL Duncan - 1861 - 28/06/1861 - Collier. Lochgelly Iron Works, Lochgelly Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of Coal.

CAMPBELL James - 1862 - 16/01/1862 – Age 18. New Hartley, Messrs. Carrs, Hartley, Durham. Entombment due to the breaking of an engine beam which fell down the single shaft. 204 killed.

CAMPBELL James - 1862 - 17/01/1862 – Age 28. New Hartley, Messrs. Carrs, Seaton Delaval, Durham. Entombment due to breaking of engine beam. 204 killed. Left a wife and three children.

CAMPBELL James - 1865 09/08/1865 23 - Collier. Holmes, Robert Brown, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.  Fall of roof.

CAMPBELL James - 1867 - 15/04/1867 - Collier. Haughhead, Merry and Cunninghame, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. Bryce and McKie went down the pit to clear some firedamp thinking all the men were out but Campbell was in his place which got the return air of this drift and it is supposed the firedamp ignited at his naked lamp and killed them all. 3 killed.

CAMPBELL John - 1862 - 09/06/1862 - Collier. Little Raith, Lochgelly Iron Co., Lochgelly, Fife. Fall of Coal head Coal.

CAMPBELL John - 1868 - 02/11/1868 – Age 21 – Surveyor. Nut Grove, James Radley, St. Helens, Lancashire. Suffocation by noxious vapours produced by the mine being on fire. 3 killed.

CAMPBELL Michael - 1861 - 22/03/1861 – Age 55 - Miner. Drummillan (ironstone), William Baird and Co., Denny Stirling. By a fall of stone in a sinking pit.

CAMPBELL Patrick - 1865 - 17/02/1865 – Age 25 – Bottomer. Gavieside, West Calder Oil Co., Edinburgh, Mid Lothian. He was ascending the pit and attempted to jump off the cage at the surface before the engine had stopped and was squeezed between the cage and the scaffold.

CAMPBELL Robert - 1868 - 07/02/1868 – Age 24 – Brusher. Hill of Beath, Ord Adams, Dunfermline, Fife. Failing to take down a piece of sandstone shaken by a shot it fell over on him.

CAMPBELL William - 1862 - 06/02/1862 – Age 50 - Roadsman. Govan No.2, W Dixon and Co., Glasgow, Lanarkshire. By going with an unprotected light into the powder magazine and igniting a large quantity of powder. 2 killed.

CAMPBELL William - 1867 - 16/07/1867 – Age 30 - Collier. Milnwood, John Christie, Holytown, Lanarkshire. Fall of stone.

CANBY Richard - 1866 - 10/04/1866 – Age 37 - Hewer. Black Boy, Black Boy Coal Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. Crushed by tubs in engine plane.

CANNAN Redman - 1864 - 02/01/1864 – Age 36 - Miner. Braehead No.5 (ironstone), W Baird, Lugar, Ayrshire.  Fell into the shaft in a state of intoxication.

CANNING Joseph - 1861 - 11/06/1861 – Age 35 - Collier. Plymouth, A Hill, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

CANOBIE M. - 1863 - 30/05/1863 - Fireman. Greystone, Lea Shotts Iron Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. A plug was driven into the end of a steam pipe to prevent steam which was escaping through a leaky valve, blowing into a cistern he was cleaning. The pressure blew the pug out and he was burnt by the steam and water which followed. Died this day.

CANTRIELL James - 1869 - 12/06/1869 – Age 16 - Collier. Dennison, Land Bowling Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

CAPERRELL or CAPEWELL Edward - 1864 - 16/11/1864 – Age 28. Withymoor, Messrs. Nock, Withymoor, Staffordshire. Fell part way down shaft. The chain broke. 8 killed.

CAPEWELL J. - 1868 - 07/11/1868 – Age 23 - Loader. Jackfield Plant and Co., Burslem, Staffordshire. Fell from mouthing.

CAPEWELL or CAPERRELL Edward - 1864 - 16/11/1864 – Age 28. Withymoor, Messrs. Nock, Withymoor, Staffordshire. Fell part way down shaft. The chain broke. 8 killed.

CARAN Thomas - 1868 - 17/12/1868 - Hooker-on. Springs, Pearson and Knowles, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire. Stuck by descending cage.

CARDOW John - 1865 - 18/03/1865 – Age 32 - Redsman. Stonelaw, JP Reid, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof.

CARDWELL George - 1860 - 10/05/1860 - A Boy. Low Elsecar, Earl Fitzwilliam, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Crushed by Corves in the mine.

CARE T. - 1866 - 09/02/1866 – Age 51 - Hooker-on. Wednesbury New Mine, Horton and Whitehouse, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Crushed by cage and suffocated under it.

CAREARON Dominic - 1867 - 22/04/1867 - Labourer. Pewfall, Richard Evans and Co., Haydock, St. Helens, Lancashire. A tub of slack fell on him from the top of Coal screen above ground.

CARELESS H. - 1869 - 31/03/1869 - Deputy. Reddal Hill, Messrs. Hingley, Cradley, Worcestershire. Overwinding.

CARES William - 1862 - 11/01/1862 – Age 36 – Dataller. Ince Hall, Ince Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CAREY D - 1866 - 16/11/1866 - Pikeman. New Cross (ironstone), HB Whitehouse, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

CARLAN John - 1860 - 08/08/1860 – Age 40 - Collier. Lugar, William Baird and Co. Cumnock, Ayrshire.  Fell from a mid-working.

CARLIN Hugh - 1866 - 13/12/1866 – Age 13 - Boy. Summerlee, Wilsons, and Co., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. Died a few days later.

CARLING George - 1862 - 17/01/1862 – Age 27. New Hartley, Messrs., Carrs, Seaton Delaval, Durham. Entombment due to breaking of engine beam. 204 killed. Left a wife and four children.

CARLISLE James - 1866 - 25/07/1866 – Age 22 - Miner. Cliviger, Cliviger Co., Burnley, Lancashire. Suffocation from gas from a part of the mine which had taken fire at an underground steam boiler being in this instance sulphuretted hydrogen. It neither extinguished the lights like chokedamp nor exploded like firedamp. 3 killed.

CARNALL R. - 1865 - 18/07/1865 - Hooker-on. Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase Colliery Co., Walsall, Staffordshire. Crushed by cage at the bottom of shaft. Injured 15th. Died this day.

CARNEY James - 1861 - 13/03/1861 – Age 30 - Collier. Ince Hall, Ince Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CARNEY John - 1862 - 29/05/1862 – Age 21 - Loader. Mexborough, Butterley Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Fall of Coal.

CARNEY Michael - 1861 – 23/07/1861 – Age 40 – Pumper. Coxhoe, New Pit, R.W. Jackson and Co. Ferry Hill, Durham. Killed by cage in descending shaft.

CARPENTER Edward - 1866 - 17/12/1866 – Age 46 - Collier. Snibston, G Stephenson and Co., Leicestershire. Leicestershire. Fall of roof.

CARR George - 1860 - 28/12/1860. Woodthorpe, John Rhodes, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Breaking of a hempen pit rope. 2 killed.

CARR Henry - 1863 - 06/11/1863. Rawmarsh, John Knapton, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Fall of Coal in the mine.

CARR Henry - 1863 - 10/01/1863. Tong, Bowling Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

CARR J. - 1868 - 21/11/1868 - Sinker. Kingsley, John Carr, Cheadle, Cheshire. Fell off scaffold.

CARR John - 1860 - 02/03/1860. Burradon Colliery, Burradon, Durham. Explosion of gas. 76 killed. Single.

CARR John - 1861 - 11/06/1861 – Age 26 - Miner. Clay Cross, William Jackson and Partners, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Suffocated in the No.2 black shale pit in Consequence of an inundation of water from old workings. Sealed him up for 22 days. 23 killed.

CARR John - 1868 - 02/08/1868 – Age 47 - Deputy. Ouston Colliery, Hunt, Perkins and Co., Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of gas.

CARR Peter - 1869 - 07/05/1869 – Age 13 - Driver. Killingworth, J Bowes and Partners, Newcastle, Northumberland. Fall of stone. 2 killed.

CARR R. - 1860 - 18/05/1860 – Age 28 - Miner. Clay Cross, Clay Cross, Co. Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Firing of a shot when ramming.

CARR Samuel - 1860 – 02/03/1860. Burradon, Burradon, Durham. Explosion of gas. 76 killed.

CARR Samuel - 1861 - 16/04/1861 – Age 14 - Drawer. Bartonholm No.3, William Baird and Co., Kilwinning, Ayrshire.  Fall of roof.

CARR Thomas - 1860 – 08/03/1860. Strafford, Smith and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in mine. 2 killed.

CARREL John - 1864 – 12/10/1864 – Age 27 – Overman. Hurlford, John Howie, Hurlford, Ayrshire.  Fall of Coal.

CARRICK John - 1869 – 28/09/1869 – Age 21 - Hewer. Elm Park, Bainbridge and Kirsopp, Tow Law, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

CARRIER T. - 1863 - 30/03/1863 – Age 34 - Collier. Hitchens, S Groucutt and Son, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fell out of the horse down pumping pit.

CARRIGAN James - 1866 - 20/12/1866 – Age 30 - Collier. Queen, Richard Evans and Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Main Delph.

CARROL James - 1863 - 30/06/1863 – Age 17 - Incline man. Gartshore No.1 (ironstone), W Baird and Co., Kilsyth, Stirling. Fall of roof at the face.

CARROLL Henry - 1869 - 05/10/1869 – Age 13 - Driver. South Pontop, H Ritson Brothers, Pontop, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

CARSON, Robert - 1862 - 16/11/1862 – Pumper. Morningside, Shotts Iron Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Crushed by cage whilst ascending pit.

CARTER Alban - 1861 - 09/02/1861 – Age 19 - Collier. Middle, Countess of Waldegrave, Radstock, Somerset. Fall of a mass of stone in the horse road from over the Coal weighing 19 or 20 tons. 2 killed.

CARTER Barnet - 1862 - 26/06/1862 – Age 34 - Collier. Hardshaw, John Middlehurst, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CARTER Caleb - 1868 - 18/12/1868 – Age 23 - Miner. Mine (ironstone), Partridge and Jones, Varteg, Monmouth. Whilst filling a tram with rubbish in the horse road near the face of his stall the roof fell and so injured him that he died 21st after undergoing amputation.

CARTER G - 1869 - 27/08/1869 – Age 38 - Pikeman. Highfields, HB Whitehouse, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal in thick Coal pit which he was trying to break down.

CARTER George - 1865 - 16/06/1865 – Age 52. Tredegar, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouth. Explosion of carburetted hydrogen gas in the Bedwellty new Colliery. Part of a cross heading had been permitted to fill with firedamp to the extent of between 50 and 60 yards lengthways and was thus allowed to remain for a certain number of days notwithstanding that people occasionally passed and repassed one mouthing of the heading and a lesser one called the ‘Cross hole’. I remark that the Colliers should have been taken from their work and the gas safely dislodged. 26 killed.

CARTER H. - 1862 - 15/07/1862 – Age 39 - Deputy. Wallows, Earl of Dudley, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Premature explosion of gunpowder whilst charging a shot.

CARTER J. - 1867 - 31/05/1867 – Age 13 - Boy. Lilleshall (ironstone), Lilleshall Co., Wellington, Staffordshire. A brick fell on him in the shaft.

CARTER James - 1862 - 11/09/1862 – Age 12 – Carter. Thatch, Mrs Loxley Coleford, Gloucester. Fall of Coal and rubbish in the headway he was carting in.

CARTER James - 1862 - 24/05/1862 – Age 52 - Hewer. Seaton, Marchioness of Londonderry, Seaham, Durham. Fall of stone.

CARTER James - 1867 - 12/09/1867 - Collier. Barley Brook, Pearson and Knowles, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Arley Mine.

CARTER John - 1865 - 01/04/1865 – Age 32 - Collier. New Hollingwood, Staveley Coal Co., Ltd., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

CARTER John - 1866 - 05/09/1866 – Age 13 - Haulier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Co., Ltd., Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Crushed by trams.

CARTER John - 1866 - 31/10/1866 – Age 52 - Hewer. Pelton, Lord Dunsany and Partners, Chester-le-Street, Durham. Killed by an explosion of firedamp in the Busty Bank Seam. 24 killed. Wife and four children of the Owlet.

CARTER Joseph - 1863 - 15/01/1863 – Age 23 - Collier. Lightmoor, Henry Crawshay, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Coming up with others there appears to have been a misunderstanding about signals. When at the top some of the men fearing they would go over the pulley, jumped out but the band was lowered again and he, in attempting to scramble out was caught by the gamborine and thrown to the pit bottom more than 200 yards.

CARTER Richard - 1867 - 25/09/1867 – Age 22 - Putter. West Auckland, Bolckow, Vaughan and Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. Crushed between tub and roof when riding on top of a full tub against rule.

CARTER Robert - 1863 - 17/11/1863 – Age 15 - Collier. No.9, Ebbw Vale Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouth. Fall of roof occasioned by exceedingly smooth joint.

CARTER Thomas - 1862 - 21/09/1862 – Age 40 - Labourer. Ince Hall, Ince Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CARTER Thomas - 1867 - 26/04/1867 – Age 20 - Miner. No. 3 (ironstone), J and C Bailey, Beaufort, Monmouth. Premature explosion of shot in Consequence of an imperfect squib (fuse).

CARTER William - 1865 - 16/06/1865 – Age 17. Tredegar, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouth. Explosion of carburetted hydrogen gas in the Bedwellty new Colliery. Part of a cross heading had been permitted to fill with firedamp to the extent of between 50 and 60 yards lengthways and was thus allowed to remain for a certain number of days notwithstanding that people occasionally passed and repassed one mouthing of the heading and a lesser one called the ‘Cross hole’. I remark that the Colliers should have been taken from their work and the gas safely dislodged. 26 killed.

CARTER William - 1868 - 27/11/1868 – Age 30 - Collier. Clandown, Clandown Coal Co., Radstock, Somerset. Gunpowder explosion by which they were so injured died 10th Dec. They were not justified in using powder in Coal. It was supplied to them to blast the top. 2 killed.

CARTLIDGE Samuel - 1866 - 13/12/1866. Talk o’th’ Hill, North Staffordshire. Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Explosion of gas. 92 killed.

CARTLIDGE T. - 1865 - 26/09/1865 – Age 22 - Collier. Berry Hill, William Bowers, Hanley, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal.

CARTWRIGHT Abel - 1866 - 13/12/1866. Oaks, Messrs. Firth, Bamber and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosions of gas. The total number of victims was 334 by the first explosion of the 12th December 1866 and 26 by the second explosion the following day. Total 360. Seventy five bodies were recovered prior to the shafts being closed forty five were recovered during the first twelve months after the shaft was reopened and seventy during the past years making the total 190. This deducted from 360 leaves 17 bodies still in the Colliery. It is remarkable that all but two have been identified.

CARTWRIGHT D. - 1869 - 19/11/1869 – Bondsman. Haden Hill, W Bassand and Co., Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal thick Coal pit.

CARTWRIGHT J. - 1864 - 26/01/1864 – Age 19 - Collier. Hay Green, J Hickman, Lye Waste, Worcestershire. The skip fell from the foot hook of the gin rope whilst they were descending. 2 killed.

CARTWRIGHT J. - 1869 - 21/04/1869 – Age 15 - Miner. Ashfield (ironstone), B Bloomer and Son, Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Crushed by tub in gateroad whilst improperly riding thereon.

CARTWRIGHT John - 1860 - 30/05/1860 – Age 30 - Sinker. Bloxwich, J. Brayford and Co., Walsall, Staffordshire. The scaffold poles in the yard pit gave way and he fell to the bottom and was not killed but whilst endeavouring to extricate him the sides of the pit fell in and deprived him of life.

CARTWRIGHT John - 1868 - 26/12/1868 - 40 - Collier. Queen, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of gas 26 killed.

CARTWRIGHT R. - 1860 - 24/01/1860 – Age 25 - Collier. Ford Green, R. Heath, Burslem, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp.

CARTWRIGHT Thomas - 1862 - 27/09/1862 – Age 47 - Labourer. St. Helens, Messrs Pilkington and Sons, St. Helens, Lancashire. Collapsing of the pit. 2 killed.

CARTWRIGHT W. - 1863 - 06/10/863 – Age 44 - Hooker-on. Essington, S Mills, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Crushed by cage at bottom of shaft.

CARVER or CAVER John - 1865 - 06/04/1865 – Age 35 - Fireman. Byers Green, Bolckow and Vaughan, Ferry Hill, Durham. Scalded while repairing feed pump.

CARVIN Henry - 1864 - 14/08/1864 - Labourer. Haigh, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CARWRIGHT Ralph - 1866 - 13/12/1866. Talk o’th’ Hill, North Staffordshire. Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Explosion of gas. 92 killed.

CARY John - 1868 - 03/04/1868 – Age 18 - Hitcher. Mells, Stephen Steeds and Co., Frome, Somerset. Hurt by the cage starting to descend instead of going up and was caught as he was well in. Happened in consequence of the on-setter at the extreme bottom misunderstanding the signals. Died 13th.

CASET J - 1868 – 15/12/1868 – Collier Boy. Barn Farm, S Speake, Darlaston, Staffordshire. Fall of Coal in new mine.

CASH Samuel - 1865 – 01/12/1865 - Collier. Brynkinalt, Brynkinalt Colliery Co., Chirk, Denbigh. Explosion of firedamp.

CASHMERE Joel - 1864 - 11/11/1864 - Collier. Seymour, Staveley Iron and Coal Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Shot went off unexpectedly.

CASSEY Francis - 1861 - 07/08/1861 - Collier. Dykehead, Wilsons, and Co., Hamilton, Fife. Woodwork of pit taking fire which deranged the ventilation. 13 killed.

CASSIDY Thomas - 1864 - 02/07/1864 – Age 35 - Drawer. Cleland No.39, William Dixon, Lanarkshire. A hutch from a higher level ran over him while he was going out with a loaded hutch.

CATON H. - 1862 - 27/06/1862 – Age 47- Sinker. Biddulph, R Heath Congleton, Cheshire. Fall off scaffold in the pit.

CATOR Joseph - 1866 - 03/11/1866 - Collier. Speedwell, Staveley Iron and Coal Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of bind.

CATTERALL Francis - 1862 - 08/04/1862 – Age 19- Sinker. Lower Grounds, John Taylor and Son, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of shale from side of sinking pit.

CATTERALL J. - 1862 - 01/11/1862- Roadsman. Pendleton, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendleton, Lancashire. Crushed by cart at the tipplers. Died in Manchester, Infirmary.

CATTERALL Richard - 1866 - 23/01/1866 – Age 19 - Drawer. Park Lane, Mercer and Evans, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 30 killed.

CAVANAGH James - 1869 - 29/11/1869 – Age 57 – Overman. Threapthwaite, Threapthwaite Coal Co., Whitehaven Cumberland. Fell down shaft.

CAVANAH J. - 1861 - 24/04/1861 – Age 27 - Loader. Deepfield, P. Williams and Sons, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of new mine top coal and roof. Not one stick of timber set near this place. 2 killed.

CAVE Stephen - 1860 - 16/08/1860 – Age 27 - Engineman. Netherton, Noah Hingley and Sons, Dudley, Worcestershire. In assisting to replace pulley he fell from the head gearing.

CAVER or CARVER John - 1865 - 06/04/1865 – Age 35 - Fireman. Byers Green, Bolckow and Vaughan, Ferry Hill, Durham. Scalded while repairing feed pump.

CAWSTON C. - 1861 - 28/06/1861 – Age 18 - Loader. Bagworth, Lord Maynard, Leicestershire. Leicestershire. Fall of roof.

CAWTHORN Joseph - 1861 - 19/12/1861. Park Gate, Earl Fitzwilliam, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Explosion of gunpowder in the mine.

CAWTHORN William - 1867 - 05/10/1867 – Age 37 - Hewer. Bebside Blyth, Lambert Nicholson and Co., Blyth Northumberland. Fall of stone.

CAWTHORNE George - 1863 - 20/11/1863. Low Elsecar, Earl Fitzwilliam, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Fall of Coal in mine.

CAYGILL James - 1863 - 28/07/1863 – Age 79 - Hewer. Pease’s West, Emma Pit, Joseph Pease and Co., Crook, Durham. Fall of stone (working saggar clay).

CAYLEY James - 1869 - 01/04/1869 – Age 16 - Drawer. High Brooks, Mercer and Evans, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 37 killed.

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