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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

1870 - 1879



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CIDLING or CODLING Edward - 1874 - 17/09/1874 – Age 37 - Hewer. Whitworth, Johnson and Reay, Ferry Hill, Durham. Fall of stone. 2 killed.

CLAMP Samuel - 1879 - 07/03/1879 – Age 20 – Driver. Victoria, Rhodes and Dalby, Pontefract, Yorkshire. Fell with cage in shaft. 8 killed.

CLAMP T. - 1870 - 03/03/1870 – Age 39 – Bondsman. Highfields, HB Whitehouse, Bilston, Stafford. Fall of coal in thick coal pit.

CLARE Thomas - 1878 - 07/06/1878 – Age 37 - Collier. Wood, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp after a sudden outburst. 189 killed.

CLARK Abel - 1879 - 10/06/1879 – Age 46 – Hitcher. Griffin, J Lancaster and Co., Monmouth. Killed by piece of coal falling down the shaft of the ascending cage.

CLARK Andrew Jnr. - 1877 - 14/03/1877 – Age 28 - Collier. Lumphinnans, Lumphinnans Iron Co., Ballingry, Fife. Fall of roof to face longwall. 2 killed.

CLARK Andrew Sen. - 1877 - 14/03/1877 – Age 59 - Collier. Lumphinnans, Lumphinnans Iron Co., Ballingry, Fife. Fall of roof to face longwall. 2 killed.

CLARK Charles - 1873 - 27/11/1873 – Age 17 - Collier. Auldhouse Burn, Barr and Co., Muirkirk, Ayrshire. Fell down shaft (32 fathoms) when making repairs.

CLARK E. - 1878 - 07/06/1878. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Silverdale, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

CLARK George - 1871 - 14/02/1871- Hewer. Milgramfitz, Fletcher and Co., Workington, Cumberland. Cage being drawn away while getting in.

CLARK George - 1874 - 09/03/1874 – Age 46 - Miner. Woodend (metalliferous), James Bain and Co., Cumberland. Died from injuries received 30th May from a fall of ground.

CLARK Isaac (injured) - 1879 - 16/01/1879 – Age 18 – Waggoner. Agecroft, Andrew Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, Lancashire. Leg broken by dirt as he was filling a waggon.

CLARK J.W. - 1876 - 27/11/1876 – Age 15 – Driver. South Tanfield, J Joicey and Co., Gateshead, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

CLARK James - 1872 - 31/05/1872 – Age 30- Hewer. Elswick, Elswick Coal Co., Newcastle, Northumberland. Riding on engine plane.

CLARK James - 1873 - 24/04/1873 – Age 19 - Hewer. South Durham, South Durham Coal Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. Fall of stone.

CLARK James - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 19 - Miner. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single, Pilot Acre, Buried, Dalbeath cemetery, 3rd Nov. (Defn. list) Explosion of firedamp.

CLARK John - 1871 - 01/1/1871 – Age 13 - Drawer. Gauchalland, Gauchalland Coal Co., Galston, Ayrshire. Fell from a mid-working 32 fathoms.

CLARK John - 1871 - 19/06/1871 – Age 50 – Brancher. Cwm Tillery, South Wales Co. Ltd., Abertillery, Monmouth. Killed by fall of stone.

CLARK John - 1873 - 28/06/1873 – Age 36 - Miner. Common No.5 (ironstone), Eglington Iron Co., Cumnock, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal at face.

CLARK John - 1876 - 17/05/1876 – Age 23 - Collier. Bamfurlong Cross, Tetley and Co. Ltd., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

CLARK John - 1878 - 04/03/1878 – Age 23 – Onsetter. Seaham, Marquess of Londonderry, Seaham, Durham. Crushed under cage while working on road near shaft bottom. The empty cage came down and caught him.

CLARK Reuben - 1879 - 12/02/1879 – Age 17 – Driver. Wearmouth, Wearmouth Coal Co., Sunderland, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

CLARK Richard - 1878 - 12/11/1878 – Age 38 – Stallman. Waingroves, Butterley Iron and Coal Co., Ripley, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

CLARK Robert - 1874 – 29/01/1874 – Age 28 - Hewer. Lintz, Gooch and Co., Gateshead, Durham. Fall of sagger clay band. Died 10th July.

CLARK Robert - 1879 - 24/03/1879 – Age 20 – Putter. Castle Eden, Johnson and Reay, Castle Eden, Durham. Fall of stone. Were sent to hew coal in a jud but crossed over to an old board where the timber was drawn out and no one had any business to go. 2 killed.

CLARK Sidney - 1876 - 19/10/1876 – Age 35 - Collier. Camerton, Miss Jarrett, Camerton, Somerset. Fall of roof.

CLARK Thomas - 1872 - 31/05/1872 – Age 23 - Collier. Aberaman, Powell Duffryn Coal Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Killed by fall of coal.

CLARK Thomas - 1877 - 09/07/1877 – Age 28 - Collier. Wellwood, Eglington Iron Co., Muirkirk, Ayrshire. Fall of roof while engaged taking it down.

CLARK William - 1873 - 19/12/1873 - Roadsman. Merryton, Merryton Coal Co., Hamilton, Fife. Fell to the bottom while repairing a broken slide in shaft.

CLARKE E. - 1871 - 02/10/1871 – Pikeman. Tansley Hill, J Carlyle, Dudley, Worcester. Injured by premature explosion of gunpowder 27th Sept. Died this day.

CLARKE Edward - 1870 - 25/05/1870 – Age 15 – Fitter. Thornley Original, Hartlepool Collieries Co., Ferry Hill, Durham. Crushed between waggons on colliery branch.

CLARKE Francis - 1871 - 10/01/1871. Renishaw Park, Joseph and George Wells, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Explosion of gas 26 killed.

CLARKE JG - 1874 - 17/04/1874 – Age 12 – Trapper. Lumley, Earl of Durham, Fence Houses, Durham. Crushed between tub and prop.

CLARKE John * - 1877 - 09/03/1877 – Age 46. Lindal Moor (metalliferous), Harrison Ainslie and Co., Furness, Lancashire.

CLARKE John - 1871 - 17/06/1871 – Age 41 – Fireman. Leycette, Crewe Coal Co., Newcastle, Stafford. Drowned in sump.

CLARKE Joseph - 1879 - 21/12/1879 – Age 22 – Cager. Monway Field, Paten Shaft and Axletree Co., Wednesbury, Stafford. Supposed fall of piece of coal from an ascending tub when he was improperly standing at shaft bottom. Injured 20th. Died this day.

CLARKE Richard - 1878 - 14/10/1878 – Age 27 - Drawer. White Moss, White Moss Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Skelmersdale, Lancashire. A piece of clod burst off the side. Not commenced to hole.

CLARKE Robert - 1878 - 12/03/1878 – Age 18. Unity Brook, James Stott and Co., Kersley, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in Cannel Mine. An outburst of gas from the first large fall of roof in the west workings. Candles being used. 43 killed.

CLARKE Thomas - 1870 - 26/07/1870 – Age 59 – Chockdrawer. Seaham No.1, Earl Vane, Sunderland, Durham. Fall of stone.

CLARKE Thomas - 1871 - 31/08/1871 – Age 35 - Hewer. Murton, South Hetton Coal Co., Fence Houses, Durham. Fall of stone.

CLARKE Thomas - 1873 - 14/03/1873 – Bondsman. Tibbington, Jonathan Howl, Tipton, Stafford. Whilst engaged in breaking coal down a piece struck him. Injured 11th. Died this day.

CLARKE Thomas - 1873 - 25/01/1873 – Age 19 - Hewer. Camerton, Cook and Co., Workington, Cumberland. Fall of stone.

CLARKE Thomas - 1878 - 11/10/1878 – Age 23 – Putter. Wearmouth, Wearmouth Coal Co., Sunderland, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

CLARKE William - 1875 - 14/05/1874 – Age 21 - Holer. Blackwell, A Blackwell Colliery Co., Alfreton Derbyshire. At work holing when the coals bursting over the sprags.

CLARKE William - 1877 - 02/10/1877 – Age 27 - Miner. Eston (ironstone), Bolckow Vaughan and Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. Fall of piece of ironstone while drilling a hole.

CLARKE William - 1879 - 06/01/1879 – Age 16 - Pony driver. Hawkesbury, Hawkesbury Colliery Co., Coventry, Warwick. Riding on full tubs. Getting off while going along and fell under tubs.

CLARKSON Andrews - 1872 - 18/04/1872 – Age 48 – Overman. Drumpeller No.3, Wilsons and Co., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

CLARKSON James - 1879 - 08/09/1879 – Age 52 – Breaksman. Bickershaw, Ackers Whitley and Co. Ltd., Wigan, Lancashire. He was passing between two waggons on an incline when the sprag by some means fell out of the wheel letting the waggon run and he was caught between the buffers.

CLARKSON John (injured) - 1879 - 20/05/1879 – Age 45 - Miner. Hic-Bibi, Hic-Bibi Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Coppull, Lancashire. Hurt by the tubs becoming disconnected by the breakage of a drawbar and ran down the brow.

CLARKSON John - 1876 - 30/08/1876 – Age 29 – Contractor. Mainhill No.2, William Baird and Co., Baillieston, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

CLASPER George - 1875 - 13/05/1875 – Age 35 – Stoneman. Cramlington, Lamb Potter and Scott, Newcastle, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 2 killed.

CLATWORTHY Thomas - 1870 - 14/02/1870. Morfa, Vivian’s and Sons, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 30 killed.

CLAYTON Job - 1876 - 20/01/1876 – Age 20 - Holer. Teversal, Stanton Iron Co., Mansfield, Nottingham. Fall of bind. Stallman at work pulling it down when a large quantity than expected fell.

CLAYTON John - 1871 - 25/08/1871 – Age 16 – Waggoner. New House, Mr Fenn, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Fell out of skep whilst ascending a gin pit.

CLAYTON Joseph - 1874 - 02/05/1874 – Age 18 – Loader. Clifton, Saul Isaac MP, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Fall of bind from side of road at work with other repairing the road.

CLAYTON Thomas - 1879 - 08/08/1879 – Age 55 – Dayman. Teversal, Stanton Iron Co., Mansfield, Nottingham Fall of roof.

CLEARY Patrick - 1876 - 09/11/1876 – Age 65 - Horse grieve. Loanhead (ironstone), Shotts Iron Co., Lasswade, Edinburgh. The spur of engine broke and the cage with him on it ran amain to the bottom.

CLEASE Arthur - 1872 - 24/01/1872 – Age 18 - Collier. Downall Green, Samuel Stock, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Little Delph Mine.

CLEATON W - 1872 - 22/08/1872 – Age 21 – Bondsman. Salt Well, Earl of Dudley, Willenhall, Stafford. Fall of coal from roof in thick coal pit. 3 killed.

CLEGG John - 1873 - 18/11/1873 – Age 52 – Engineer. Lowside, Lowside Colliery Co. Ltd., Oldham, Lancashire. Falling against fly-wheel having slipped as he was stepping across the connecting rod.

CLEGHORN Turnbull - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 20 – Bottomer. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single. Harts Land. Buried, Blantyre, cemetery 10th (Defn. list) Explosion of firedamp.

CLELAND John - 1871 - 23/02/1871 – Age 14 – Boy. Cadder (ironstone), Carron Iron Co., Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire. Fell down the shaft from the surface.

CLELLAND John - 1870 - 19/12/1870 – Age 49 – Foreman. Cadder (ironstone), Carron Iron Co., Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire. A bolt fell from the surface and struck him while engaged with pipes 15 fathoms from the surface.

CLELLAND William - 1875 - 03/02/1875 – Age 22 - Collier. Braehead No.5, Dunn Bros., Baillieston, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof at face.

CLEMENSON John Dent - 1872 - 01/07/1872 – Age 13 – Putter. Pease’s West (Sunniside), Joseph Pease and Partners, Darlington, Durham. Crushed between tub and roof while riding on limmers.

CLEMENT John - 1879 - 20/01/1879 – Age 29 – Sinker. Chilton, South Durham Coal Co., Ferry Hill, Durham. Severe injury to the spine by fall of side stone while wedging it down in a sinking pit. Died 22nd.

CLEMENTS Jethro - 1878 - 03/01/1878 – Age 14 – Driver. Normanby (ironstone), Bell Bros., Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. Fall of a large prop caused by horse running against it with his limmers.

CLERK J. - 1876 - 12/02/1876 – Age 27 – Pikeman. Golden Orchard, JE Partridge, Wednesbury, Stafford. Fall of coal in thick coal.

CLEWORTH William - 1876 - 06/01/1876 – Age 23 – Browman. Howe Bridge 6 Feet, Fletcher and Burrows and Co., Atherton, Lancashire. Run over by waggons whilst shunting with a horse.

CLEWS James - 1874 - 19/01/1874 – Age 18 – Onsetter. Pelsall, Pelsall Coal and Iron Co., Walsall, Stafford. A piece of coal fell from an ascending tub and struck him while improperly standing in the bottom of the shaft.

CLEWS Joseph - 1877 - 27/01/1877 – Age 23 – Pikeman. Harden, E Crapper and Co., Walsall, Stafford. Fall of coal in 4 yard seam - 18th. Died this day.

CLEWS Thomas - 1876 - 25/01/1876 – Age 19 – Carpenter. Longton Hall, J and A Glover, Longton, Stafford. Skull fractured by prop falling on him.

CLIFF Frederick - 1874 – 20/11/1874. Rawmarsh – J and J Charlesworth, Rotherham. Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

CLIFFE T. - 1871 – 04/05/1871 – Age 19 – Pickman. Brownhills, W Harrison, Walsall, Stafford. Injured by explosion of firedamp 22nd Apr. Died this day.

CLIFFORD James - 1874 – 30/03/1874 – Age 42 – Bottomer. Stonelaw, J and R Reid, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Overwinding.

CLIFFORD James - 1878 – 07/06/1878 – Age 21 - Drawer. Wood, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp after a sudden outburst. - 189 killed.

CLIFFORD John - 1872 – 17/11/1872 – Age 34 – Deputy. Glascote, Glascote Coal Co., Tamworth, Stafford. Fell into shaft.

CLIFFORD Joseph - 1878 – 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

CLIFFORD William - 1878 – 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

CLIFTON Joseph - 1875 - 14/01/1875 – Age 33 – Loader. High Park, Barber Walker and Co., Eastwood, Nottingham. Fall of bind whilst loading coal.

CLIMO Thomas - 1877 - 17/01/1877 – Age 56 - Miner. New Consols (metalliferous), New Consols Silver and Arsenic Works Ltd., Callington, Cornwall. Fall of ground. 2 killed.

CLIVERLEY S. - 1873 - 21/01/1873 - Miner. Chatterley (ironstone), Chatterley Co., Tunstall, Stafford. Fired the powder before tamping it.

CLOSE Joseph - 1879 - 26/03/1879 – Age 54 - Collier. Consett, Eden Consett Iron Co. Ltd., Leadgate, Durham. Went down in pit cage with other men as far as main coal and got out, he turned and walked into opposite side of shaft and fell down to Hutton Seam, 5 fathoms.

CLOSE Thomas - 1878 - 12/07/1878 – Age 48 – Back-overman. South Durham, South Durham Coal Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. While putting a tram into low hole of double deck cage the breaksman lowered it crushing close between the hoop of cage and flat sheets. A previous signal had been given to lower.

CLOUDS R. - 1878 - 23/06/1878 – Age 16 – Driver. Barbor’s Field, Barbor’s Field Co., Bilston, Stafford. Injured by fall of coal 27th Nov 1877. Died this day.

CLOUGH David - 1870 - 27/09/1870 – Age 48 – Fireman. Pendlebury, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Explosion. 6 killed.

CLOUGH G - 1872 - 09/05/1872 – Age 21 – Sinker. Backworth, Maud Taylor and Co., Newcastle, Northumberland. Fall of stone in drift.

CLOUGH George - 1872 - 05/10/1872 – Age 29 – Blacksmith. Ladies Lane, Ladies Lane Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Tub falling down pit.

CLOUGH Jabez - 1872 - 15/02/1872 – Age 23 Sinker Howdenclough Asquith Bros and Co
Leeds Yorkshire. Fell out of skip in sinking shaft.

CLOUGH James - 1873 - 02/11/1873 – Age 33 – Horsekeeper. Outwood, Thomas Fletcher and Sons, Outwood, Lancashire. Thrown out as he was ascending the two yards shaft the rope having got off the drum when he had ascended 50 yards.

CLOUGH Joseph - 1875 - 02/04/1875 – Carter. Bower, Messrs Marland, Hollinwood, Lancashire. Fallin off pit bank while helping. Died 6th.

CLOUGH Richard - 1873 - 13/11/1873 – Age 17 – Screener. Backworth, C Joseph and C Lamb, Newcastle, Northumberland. Run over by waggons.
CLOUGH Thomas - 1875 - 08/07/1875 – Age 40 – Coalminer. Agecroft, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Ltd., Pendlebury Lancashire. Caught between tubs which were knocked by another one passing by. Died 25th.

CLOUGH W - 1870 - 08/12/1870 – Age 42 - Collier. Poynton, Lord Vernon, Stockport, Cheshire. Fall of roof on 19th Nov.

CLUCKERS Edward - 1873 - 20/08/1873 – Age 14 – Driver. Sherburn House, Earl of Durham, Co. Durham. Crushed by train of tubs on incline.

CLUSKEY John - 1877 - 22/02/1877 – Age 38 - Collier. Brancepeth, Starkers and Love, Durham, Co. Durham. Severe injury to back and bowels by fall while working at it after a shot. Died 18th Apr.

CLYDE James - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 12 - Miner. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single, 44 Dixon St. Buried Blantyre cemetery. (Defn. list). Explosion of firedamp.

CLYDE James - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 38 - Miner. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. 44 Dixon St., Widow Agnes Cornfield. Buried Dalbeath cemetery 3rd (Defn. list). Explosion of firedamp.

CLYDE William - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 14 - Pony diver. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single. 44 Dixon St. Buried Dalbeath cemetery 3rd (Defn. list) Explosion of firedamp.

COADE Benjamin - 1870 14/02/1870 Morfa, Vivian and Sons, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 30 killed.

COATES John - 1870 - 06/06/1870 – Age 13 - Hewer. Hunwick, Hunwick Coal Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. Crushed by tubs on engine plane.

COATES T. - 1877 - 05/01/1877 – Age 24 - Collier. Webster Farnley, Farnley Iron Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

COATES William - 1871 - 25/10/1871 – Age 30 – Shifter. Seaham No.3, Earl Vane, Sunderland, Durham. Explosion of gas. 26 killed.

COATS Alexander - 1875 - 25/08/1875 – Age 56 – Waggon man. Parkhead, John Watson Colliery, Dalzell, Lanarkshire.

COBURN George - 1871 - 24/02/1871 – Age 32. Pentre Church and Pentre, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Killed by an explosion of gas. 38 killed.

COCHIL Neil - 1871 - 01/11/1871 – Age 23 - Collier. Cavinhill, William Baird and Co., Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof at face.

COCKBURN Thomas - 1870 - 26/10/1870 – Age 13 – Driver. Wearmouth, W. Stobart and Co., Monkwearmouth, Durham. Run over by tubs.

COCKCROFT W - 1872 - 25/10/1872 – Age 50 – Wood-getter. Whitwood, H Briggs Sons and Co., Normanton, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

COCKER Charles - 1878 - 06/12/1878 – Age 31 – Engineman. Royton Oldham, Oldham Middleton and Rochdale Coal Co., Ltd., Lancashire. Falling down shaft from the surface he having removed the fence for the purpose of pulling out the water tank.

COCKING A. - 1876 - 23/02/1876 – Age 13 – Screenboy. Simon Wood, Earl Fitzwilliam, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Crushed by  waggon on surface.

COCKTON John - 1872 - 21/09/1872 – Age 41 – Blacksmith. Broughton Moor, Harris, Morpeth, Northumberland. Crushed by cage.

CODLING or CIDLING Edward - 1874 - 17/09/1874 – Age 37 - Hewer. Whitworth, Johnson and Reay, Ferry Hill, Durham. Fall of stone. 2 killed.

COGAN or CADAM Patrick - 1876 - 05/01/1876 – Colliery. Jammage, Representatives of the late J Wedgwood, Chesterton, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp caused by gunpowder. 5 killed.

COGGAN Barney - 1875 - 05/02/1875 – Age 55 – Pumper. Bedlington, Bedlington Coal Co., Morpeth, Northumberland. Run over by tubs on inclined plane.

COHEN Peter - 1877 – 26/01/1877 – Age 19 - Hewer. Washington, W Stobart, Washington, Durham. Fall of stone.

COKER John - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COKIER Frederick - 1872 - 17/02/1872 – Age 18 - Collier. Unstone, Unstone Coal Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas.

COLCLOUGH I - 1873 - 19/04/1873 – Age 35 – Butty. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Stafford. Fall of coal.

COLE Gabriel - 1878 - 22/01/1878 – Age 43 – Stallman. Renishaw Park, No.1 J and G Wells Ltd., Eckington, Derbyshire. Killed by a fall of bind whilst getting to coal near a fault slip.

COLE James John - 1871 - 10/08/1871 – Age 11 – Doorboy. Sirhowy, Ebbw Vale Co. Ltd., Ebbw Vale. Monmouth. Crushed by trams in No.7 colliery.

COLE Samuel - 1876 - 17/02/1876 – Age 42 – Sinker. Ellistown, JJ Ellis, Bagworth, Leicestershire. Engineman drew Cole over the pulley and he fell to the bottom of the pit fatally injuring Arnsby who was at work for two shifts and was asleep. Tried at Leicester Assizes and sentenced to 10 days imprisonment. 2 killed.

COLE William - 1874 - 08/05/1874 – Age 23 - Collier. Blaina, Nantyglo and Blaina Co., Blaina, Monmouth. Fall of rubbish and timber in deep pit.

COLEMAN John - 1870 - 09/04/1870 – Age 25 - Prop-taker. Douglas Bank, John Grant Morris, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

COLEMAN Thomas - 1872 - 14/11/1872. Pelsall Hall, Morgan and Starkey, Walsall, Stafford. Irruption of water. 22 killed.

COLEMAN Thomas - 1876 - 09/02/1876 – Age 16 – Waggoner. Fenton Park, Robert Cochrane, Stoke, Stafford. Crushed between tubs on level.

COLES George - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COLES J. - 1876 - 31/01/1876 – Age 22 - Collier. Blaenavon, Blaenavon Iron Co., Blaenavon, Monmouth. Fall of roof.

COLES John - 1872 - 02/02/1872 – Age 30 – Onsetter. Risca, TW Rhodes, Risca, Monmouth. Struck by the sledge on 2nd. Died 5th.

COLLAMORE Thomas James - 1874 - 18/02/1874 - Age 19 - Miner. Plaistow Mine (metalliferous), R Dawson Clegg, Barnstaple, Devon. Buried by a fall of some earth in costeaning pit.

COLLARD James - 1875 - 01/10/1975 – Age 32 - Miner. Eston (ironstone), Bolckow Vaughan and Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. Fall of stone.

COLLEY John - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COLLEY William - 1877 - 19/02/1877 – Age 27 – Bandsman. Portobello, W Ward and Sons, Willenhall, Stafford. While engaged at the bottom of an air shaft he was accidently struck by a stone which it is stated a boy innocently playing near the shaft threw down.

COLLEY William - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COLLEY William - 1879 04/03/1879 55 Horsekeeper Victoria Robert Hudson and
Co Ltd., Wakefield Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 21 killed.

COLLIER J. - 1874 24/09/1874 43 - Collier. Penrhiwfer Glamorgan. Coal Co
Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Killed by fall of stone.

COLLIER John - 1878 - 02/12/1878 – Age 40 – Stoker. Agecroft, A Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, Lancashire. Scalded by steam and water in the boiler house. The joint of the mud man hole near the bottom of the front of one of the three connecting boilers having been made up with a new india rubber ring but the screwing not sufficiently followed up as the steam rose scalding water escaped which lowered the water in the boiler until as the men were trying to rectify matters the fusible plug in the top of one of the tubes melted and the tube collapsed. 2 killed Died 8th Dec.

COLLIER Richard - 1878 - 07/06/1878. Agecroft, Lancashire. Falling from a waggon on Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway siding.

COLLIER Richard - 1879 - 09/08/1879 – Age 41 – Waggoner. Ince Hall, Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Wigan, Lancashire. He was carelessly attempting to pass a waggon which was in motion and was caught against a waggon on the adjoining road.

COLLIER Richard - 1879 - 19/11/1879 – Age 38 - Collier. Abram, Abram Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof between two slips. The fireman had directed him to work at a different point but he disobeyed the order.

COLLIER T - 1870 - 19/08/1870. Bryn Hall, W and J Crippin, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 20 killed.

COLLIER Thomas - 1871 - 12/09/1871 – Putter. Haswell, Haswell Coal and Coke Co., Fence Houses, Durham. Fall of stone.

COLLIER W - 1873 - 31/05/1873 – Age 28 - Collier. Brynn Hall, W Crippin, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas in 9 Feet mine. 6 killed.

COLLIER William - 1870 - 30/03/1870 – Age 43 – Bricklayer. Clifton Hall, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Clifton, Lancashire. Scalded by steam. 2 killed.

COLLIER William - 1878 - 05/03/1878 – Age 20 - Collier. New Place, Messrs Protheroe, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

COLLIN John - 1870 - 17/05/1870 – Age 17 – Putter. Bebside, Lambert and Co., Blyth, Northumberland. Fall of stone.

COLLINS Arkless - 1878 - 01/11/1878 – Age 41 - Collier. Wheatley Hill, Original Hartlepool Collieries Co. Ltd., Thornley Durham. Injury to back on engine road. Died 21st Nov.

COLLINS Brian - 1875 - 06/06/1875 – Age 25 - Dataler. Legh, Richard Evans and Co., Haydock, Lancashire. Fall of coal.

COLLINS Charles - 1872 - 05/07/1872 – Age 19 - Labourer. Brinsop Hall, Brinsop Hall Co., Westhoughton, Lancashire. Caught in letting a waggon from the shoot in the siding.

COLLINS Eli - 1879 - 28/05/1879 – Age 24 - Stone Miner. Brighouse Stone (metalliferous), J and A Robinson, Brighouse, Yorkshire. Box fell on him down shaft.

COLLINS H. - 1871 - 31/08/1871 – Age 26 - Collier. Shelton, Earl Granville, Stoke, Stafford. Fall of coal.

COLLINS Hercules - 1877 - 04/06/1877 – Age 21 - Miner. Penstruthal (metalliferous), Penstruthal Consuls Tin and Copper Mining Co. Ltd., Redruth, Cornwall. Small fall of ground which knocked them over the side of the stope. 2 killed.

COLLINS James - 1870 - 03/06/1870 – Age 31 - Inclineman. Trafalgar, Braun Brothers, Forest of Dean, Gloucester In attaching a loaded tram to a set the trigger slipped on a sleeper and the set backed and crushed him to death.

COLLINS James - 1872 - 09/04/1872 – Age 36 - Hewer. St. Helens, Joseph Pease and Partners, Bishop Auckland, Durham. Removed a prop. Stone fell on him.

COLLINS Joseph - 1874 - 12/09/1874 – Age 14 - Miner. Pednandrea (metalliferous), Pednandrea United Mining Co., Redruth, Cornwall. Fall of ground loosed by a blast. 4 killed.

COLLINS Joseph - 1879 - 07/10/1879 – Age 26 - Miner. Chanters, Fletcher Burrows and Co., Atherton, Lancashire. Band stone falling from between two slips as he was holing. 5 Feet Mine. Died 11th. Oct.

COLLINS Richard - 1873 - 15/02/1873 - Miner. Tincroft (metalliferous), Tincroft Mining Co., Pool, Dorset. Fell from 224 fathom to 234 fathom level. He was leaning against a windlass slipped and fell down the winze.

COLLINS Samuel - 1874 - 12/09/1874 – Age 44 - Miner. Pednandrea (metalliferous), Pednandrea United Mining Co., Redruth, Cornwall. Fall of ground loosed by a blast. 4 killed.

COLLINS Stephen - 1872 - 02/04/1872 – Age 30 - Collier. Bretby, Countess of Chesterfield, Burton, Derbyshire. Fell part way down shaft.

COLLINS Thomas - 1872 - 12/08/1872 – Age 15 - Flat lad. Seghill, Laycock and Co., Newcastle, Northumberland. Crushed by tubs.

COLLINSON H. - 1873 - 26/02/1873 – Age 51 – Platelayer. Osmondthorpe, Farnley Iron Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Killed by waggons on surface.

COLLINSON Thomas - 1870 - 07/07/1870 – Age 37 – Dayman. Pendleton, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendleton, Lancashire. Wound over pulley, upcast shaft.

COLLUMBINE Charles Henry - 1875 - 06/12/1875 – Age 16. Swaithe Main, Mitchell and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas 143 Killed.

COLLUMBINE Herbert - 1878 - 30/10/1878 – Age 16 - Holer. Manners, Manners Colliery Co., Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Fall of coals while holing near a fault.

COMBE William - 1877 - 21/08/1877 – Filler. Filler, South Caradon (metalliferous), South Caradon Mining Co., Liskeard, Cornwall. Knocked down shaft by skip being lowered on him.

COMMON H.B. - 1876 - 18/04/1876 – Age 21 - Hewer. Usworth, Sir G Elliot and Co., Gateshead, Durham. Fall of stone.

CONAGHAN John - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 20 - Miner. Blantyre, WS Dixon Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single. 5 Carfin St. Buried, Dalbeath cemetery 3rd (Defn. list) Explosion of firedamp.

CONAGHAN John - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 25 - Collier. Blantyre, William Dixon and Co., Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 207 killed.

CONDIE George - 1873 - 10/09/1873 – Age 20 - Collier. Kingseat, Henderson Wallace and Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of roof at face. The fireman had told them it was bad. He should have prevented them from going in. 2 killed.

CONDIE Robert - 1873 - 10/09/1873 – Age 47 - Collier. Kingseat, Henderson Wallace and Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of roof at face. The fireman had told them it was bad. He should have prevented them from going in. 2 killed.

CONDY Albert - 1875 - 02/01/1875 – Age 35 - Miner. Old Hills (metalliferous), Barrow Haematite Steel Co., Furness, Lancashire. A stone falling from a bucket.

CONEY John - 1874 - 25/06/1874 – Age 14 – Driver. Esh, Joseph Pease and Partners, Durham, Co. Durham. Crushed by tubs, full and empty set meeting.

CONLAN John - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 14 - Pony driver. Blantyre, WS Dixon, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Single. 57 Calder St. Buried, Dalbeath cemetery 28th (Defn. list) Explosion of firedamp.

CONNAH William - 1878 - 07/06/1878 – Age 47 - Collier. Wood, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp after a sudden outburst. 189 killed.

CONNAR John - 1875 - 05/08/1875 – Age 46 - Collier. West Retford, B Huntsman, Rotherham. Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

CONNAR William - 1871 - 02/02/1871 – Age 23 - Collier. Grange, Robert Yeats and Co., Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. Fall of roof.

CONNELLY James - 1879 - 23/08/1879 – Age 13 - Collier. No.10 Level, Partridge Jones and Co., Monmouth. Fall of rubbish.

CONNELLY John - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 26 - Collier. Blantyre, William Dixon and Co., Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 207 killed.

CONNELLY John - 1878 - 17/06/1878 – Age 22 - Collier. Old Durham. Marquess of Londonderry, Durham, Co. Durham. Fall of stone while he was getting coal in a broken jud.

CONNLEY Michael - 1874 - 14/04/1874. Astley, Dunkirk Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. Explosion of firedamp. 54 killed.

CONNOL Hugh - 1874 - 05/03/1874 – Age 28 – Brusher. Govan No.5, WS Dixon, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof while engaged securing it.

CONNOLEY John - 1874 - 21/07/1874 – Age 43 – Sinker. Barkip No.10 (ironstone), Merry and Cunninghame, Dalry, Ayrshire. Fell down shaft while lifting scaffold.

CONNOLLEY J. - 1875 - 21/10/1875 – Age 49 – Pikeman. Old Park (ironstone), Patent Shaft and Axel Co., Wednesbury, Stafford. Explosion of firedamp.

CONNOLY Frederick - 1870 - 15/01/1870 – Age 27 – Joiner. Chapel House, Edward Smith, Ormskirk, Lancashire. Falling into the pit at the surface.

CONNOR Edward - 1875 - 31/10/1875 – Age 25 – Sinker. Allanshaw, John Seddon and Co., Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Fell of sinking kettle while ascending. He got entangled with the signal wire.

CONNOR George - 1877 - 05/01/1877 – Age 18 – Hurrier. Dodworth Road, Bell Armitage, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

CONNOR J. - 1871 - 22/01/1871 - Miner. West Bromwich Hall (ironstone), Messrs Groucutt, Wednesbury, Stafford. Injured by fall of roof 21st. Died this day in hospital.

CONNOR John - 1871 - 04/10/1871 – Age 17 - Collier. Coltness, Coltness Iron Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal at face.

CONNOR John - 1876 - 22/01/1876 – Age 35 - Collier. Wrexham, Wrexham, and Acton Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham, Denbigh Explosion of gas.

CONNOR Terrance (injured) - 1879 - 12/05/1879 - Miner. Congo, Tyrone Coal Mining Co., Dungannon Co., Tyrone, Ireland. Shoulder blade fractured by coal falling while he was holing.

CONNOR Thomas – 1875 - 04/06/1875 – Age 42 - Miner. Parkside (metalliferous), Parkside Mining Co., Cumberland. A piece of shale falling on him in his working place killing him instantly.

CONOLLY Patrick - 1873 - 09/05/1873 – Age 18 – Putter. South Brancepeth, Bell Bros., Durham, Co. Durham. Entangled in rope wire.

CONOR M. - 1872 - 26/01/1872 - Labourer. Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase Colliery Co., Walsall, Stafford. Crushed between railway waggons.

CONRAY John - 1874 - 29/01/1874 – Age 13 – Driver. Byers Green, Bolckow Vaughan and Co., Bishop Auckland, Durham. Crushed between tub and side of way.

CONWAY Daniel - 1875 - 04/06/1875 – Age 18 - Labourer. Montreal (metalliferous), John Stirling, Cumberland. The falling of some ground in a drift as he accompanied by another man were passing along a drift. There was no regular thoroughfare through this part of the mine and the presence of the men at this place was altogether unnecessary but the agents had prohibited them going that way to and from their work.

CONWAY James * - 1873 - 05/06/1873 – Age 67. Felling, Durham.

CONWAY John - 1878 - 07/06/1878 – Age 20 - Dataller. Wood, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp after a sudden outburst. 189 killed.

CONWAY Michael - 1875 - 25/01/1875 – Age 40 – Screenman. East Hetton, East Hetton Coal Co., Kelloe, Durham. Crushed between waggons at bank.

COOK Adam - 1872 - 18/07/1872 – Age 13 - Drawer. Calder Bank No.1, Provenhall Coal Co., Baillieston, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof at face.

COOK Allan - 1876 - 09/03/1876 – Age 14 - Incline Brakesman. Haywood, Haywood Gas Coal Co., Carnwath, Lanarkshire. A full hutch he was holding back while the incline hook was being attached ran over him.

COOK David - 1876 - 10/01/1876 – Age 15. Fordell, Fife. Crushed by tub.

COOK Edward - 1874 - 23/07/1874 – Pumper. Titford Long Meadow, Fletcher and Co., Oldbury, Worcester. Burnt in hot air. 5 killed. Died 24th.

COOK Ellen - 1876 - 30/07/1876 - Pithead worker. Fordell, GWM Henderson, Dalgety, Fife. Boiler bursting. 5 killed. Female.

COOK George - 1870 - 04/04/1870 – Age 35 - Hewer. Railey Fell Colliery, Henry Stobart and Co., Darlington, Durham. Fall of stone.

COOK George - 1875 - 02/11/1875 – Age 21 – Driver. Upleatham (ironstone), JW Pease and Partners. Marske, Durham. Crushed by tub.

COOK Henry - 1876 - 24/04/1876 – Age 45 – Furnaceman. Plank Lane, Ackers Whitley and Co. Ltd., Abram, Wigan, Lancashire. Fell from cage in shaft.

COOK J. - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 37 - Collier. Manvers Main, Manvers Main Coal Co., Rotherham. Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

COOK J.A. - 1875 - 22/09/1875 – Age 12 – Doorboy. Glyn Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Monmouth. Fall of coal in No 8 Colliery.

COOK James - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 17 - Miner. Blantyre, William Dixon and Co., Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 207 killed.

COOK John (survivor) - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COOK John - 1871 - 24/04/1871 – Age 17 - Hewer.  Cramlington Scott Pit, Lamb Potter and Co., Newcastle, Northumberland. Fall of stone.

COOK John - 1879 - 22/07/1879 – Age 23 – Driver. Overtown No.3, John Wilson, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. A runaway set of loaded tubs came upon him at the foot of an incline while he was there with an empty set.

COOK or COOKE John - 1871 - 28/04/1871 – Age 25 - Hewer. Trimdon, T Wood and Co., Ferry Hill, Durham. Fall of stone.

COOK Peter - 1874 - 13/02/1874 – Age 29 - Hewer. Sherburn, Earl of Durham, Durham, Co. Durham. Fall of stone.

COOK Richard - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 50 - Miner. Blantyre, William Dixon and Co., Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 207 killed.

COOK Richard F - 1877 - 11/10/1877 – Age 45 – Manager. Pemberton, Jonathan Blundell and Sons, Wigan, Lancashire. Suffocation by afterdamp whilst exploding after explosion. 3 killed.

COOK Robert - 1879 - 24/05/1879 – Age 30 - Roadsman. Quarter No.1, W Baird and Co., Denny, Stirling. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

COOK Sampson - 1877 - 31/08/1877 – Age 19 – Shiftman. Lofthouse (ironstone), JW Pease and Partners, Saltburn, Yorkshire. While sitting on end of a set of tubs another set got away joining the standing ones and crushing him between them.

COOK Thomas - 1872 - 16/09/1872 – Age 58 - Collier. Coal pit Heath, Sir Greville Smythe, Gloucester. Heavy fall of stone (Frog Lane). 2 killed.

COOK Thomas - 1877 - 22/10/1877 – Age 21 - Miner. Blantyre, William Dixon and Co., Blantyre, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 207 killed.

COOK Thomas - 1878 – Sinker. Newtown, Lancashire. Died suddenly after coming out of one of the sinking pits. Death from natural causes. Dec.

COOK William (injured) - 1879 - 27/08/1879 – Age 34 – Boatman. Worsley Boat Level, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Head cut &c. In shouting down from the level to the hooker-on he put his head over the fence and was caught by the descending cage.

COOK William - 1875 - 23/06/1875 – Age 55 - Collier. Varteg, Partridge and Jones, Monmouth. Fall of roof.

COOK William - 1879 - 12/06/1879 – Byeworker. Newton, C Cammel and Co., Pontefract, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

COOKE Matthew - 1870 - 21/11/1870 – Age 38 – Stoneman. Whitwell, Whitwell Coal Co., Durham, Co. Durham. Explosion of gunpowder.

COOKE or COOK John - 1871 - 28/04/1871 – Age 25 - Hewer. Trimdon, T Wood and Co., Ferry Hill, Durham. Fall of stone.

COOKE Samuel - 1871 - 02/03/1871 – Age 18 - Collier. Victoria, Ebbw Vale Co. Ltd., Victoria, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp. 19 killed.

COOKE Thomas - 1871 - 29/07/1871 – Age 11 - Taker-off. New Boston, Richard Evans and Sons, Haydock, St. Helens, Lancashire. Injured by trams below ground.

COOKE W - 1873 - 08/04/1873 – Age 35 – Butty. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Stafford. Crushed by trams on road.

COOKE W. - 1873 - 08/04/1873 - Collier. Clough Hall, Kinnersley and Co., Tunstall, Stafford. Fall of coal.

COOKE William - 1870 - 03/03/1870 – Age 19 – Waggoner. Burton Nook, Peter Rothwell, Denton, Lancashire. Roof falling in big mine.

COOKSEY James - 1875 - 20/01/1875 – Age 19 – Loader. Gawn, Noah Hingley. Old Hill, Stafford. Injured by fall of coal 15th the result of a bump in thick coal pit. Died this day.

COOKSLEY Henry - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COOKSON James - 1874 - 28/02/1874 – Age 19 – Driver. Mesnes, William Turner, Wigan, Lancashire. Caught between buffers of - Waggons while shunting.

COOL David - 1876 - 10/01/1876 – Age 15 – Driver. Fordell, GWM Henderson, Dalgety, Fife. He neglected to put in sprags on horse road and was crushed at the side of the road.

COOMBS George Giles - 1878 - 11/09/1878 - Collier. Abercarn, Ebbw Vale Iron Co. Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. 268 killed.

COONEY Richard - 1878 - 19/11/1878 – Age 15 – Haulier. Lower Duffryn, Powell Duffryn Steam Coal Co. Ltd., Aberdare Glamorgan. Killed by trams on surface.

COOP Ellis (injured) - 1879 - 19/04/1879 - Miner. No.2 Park, Trencherbone William Ford Hilton, Hulton, Lancashire. Hurt in moving his foot a pick, which was in his hand, went into it.

COOP G. - 1876 - 18/07/1876 – Age 19 - Ironstone getter. Cross Green (ironstone), Bowling Iron Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

COOPER A. - 1874 - 10/09/1874 – Age 19 - Stone getter. Bedworth (Ironstone), Bedworth Coal and Iron Co., Coventry Warwick. Fall of roof while building up a stone pack, suffocated before he could be got out.

COOPER Abraham - 1879 - 15/08/1879 – Age 20 - Collier. Park Lane, Garswood Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of coal. He had neglected to set sprags.

COOPER Benjamin - 1877 - 20/01/1877 – Age 54 – Loader. Bentley, Chillington Iron Co., Dudley, Worcester Fall of coal in thin mine.

COOPER Charles - 1877 - 10/03/1877 – Age 23. Weifang, Siemens Landore Steel Co. Ltd., Swansea. Glamorgan. Killed by explosion of gas. - 18 killed.

COOPER Charles - 1878 - 20/11/1878 – Age 42 – Stallman. Langwith, Sheepbridge Iron and Coal Co., Langwith, Derbyshire. Killed whilst holing coals.

COOPER Ellis - 1876 - 26/06/1876 – Age 31 – Header. Birley Jeffcock and Dunn Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. Had worked with safety lamps previous to the morning of the explosion. Fireman neglected to thoroughly examine the heading before the men went to work. The fireman was committed for manslaughter and the manager and underviewer censured by the Corner’s jury. 5 killed.

COOPER Ellis - 1876 - 26/07/1876 – Age 31 – Header. Birley, Jeffcock Dunn and Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 6 killed.

COOPER George - 1871 - 19/01/1871 – Age 13 – Putter. Wheatley Hill, Original Hartlepool Collieries Co., Ferry Hill, Durham. Influx of water caused by unexpectedly holing into workings known to contain water. 5 killed.

COOPER George - 1875 - 05/01/1875 – Age 29. Aldwarke Main, John Brown and Co., Rotherham, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 7 killed.

COOPER George - 1876 - 31/10/1876 – Age 14 – Driver. Flimby, R Wilson, Maryport, Cumberland. Fall of roof.

COOPER George - 1877 - 01/05/1877 – Age 21 - Collier. Hayes, Wood Rigby and Co., Newcastle, Stafford. Fall of roof.

COOPER Henry - 1874 - 20/11/1874. Rawmarsh, J and J Charlesworth, Rotherham. Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

COOPER J. - 1876 - 28/03/1876 – Age 35 – Sinker. Leighs Wood, Leighs Wood Colliery Co., Aldridge, Walsall, Stafford. Fell down pit shaft whilst improperly removing the scaffold. 2 killed.

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