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Leicestershire Coalfield - 1720

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1720 - 1844
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Date

Name

Age

Colliery

How Caused

05-05-1722

John Usherwood

 

Measham

Fall of coal

19-11-1732

Aaron Jones

 

Measham

Fall of coal

04-05-1735

William Taylor

 

Pit unknown

Killed in a coal pit

29-08-1736

Joseph Wright

 

Pit unknown

Killed in a coal pit

10-12-1736

Elias Jones

 

Pit unknown

Killed in a coal pit

12-10-1760

Francis Ramsall

 

Pit unknown

Fell into a coal pit

03-09-1775

William Tunnicliff

 

Pit unknown

Killed in a coal pit

24-08-1832 Hart   Moira Drawn into winding gear
24-08-1832 Wright   Moira Drawn into winding gear

20-10-1783

James Marlow

 

Pit unknown

Fall of roof

23-11-1785

James Jewsbury

 

Pit unknown

Fall of coal

08-03-1833

Isaac Ward

 

Whitwick

Fell down the shaft

18-01-1834

Joseph Watts

 

Ibstock

Earth fell down the shaft

30-04-1835

Unnamed

 

Snibston

Fell from a scaffold down the shaft

30-04-1835

Unnamed

 

Snibston

Fell from a scaffold down the shaft

20-01-1837

Brown

 

Ibstock

Run over by a wagon

03-04-1837

Thomas Ellis

36

Moira

Fell down the shaft

05-06-1837

William Baker

 

Snibston

Fall of roof

18-01-1838

Thomas Read

12

Whitwick

Fell down the shaft

31-01-1838

Samuel Barrows

24

Pegg’s Green

Fall of roof

14-02-1838

Samuel Shaw

 

Ibstock

Chain broke

14-02-1838

John Rawson

 

Ibstock

Chain broke

24-01-1839

John Fawcett

 

Whitwick

Fall of roof

14-09-1838

Henry Burton

10

Snibston

Fall of coal

21-10-1838

William Stevens

 

Snibston

Fall of roof

09-04-1839

Benjamin Pickering

12

Whitwick

Fall of roof

10-04-1839

William Turner

 

Bagworth

Fell down the shaft

00-12-1839

William Bird

39

Staunton Harold

Fall of roof

00-12-1839

James Bird

13

Staunton Harold

Fall of roof

04-03-1841

William Platts

28

Snibston

Fall of roof

04-03-1841

Jasper Ridgway

17

Snibston

Fall of roof

04-03-1841

Benjamin Kniveton

13

Snibston

Fall of roof

00-03-1841

Francis Barkby

 

Pegg’s Green

Fall of roof

20-09-1841

William How

 

Whitwick

Fall of roof 19-09-1841

09-10-1841

Henry Pratt

 

Ibstock

Fall of roof

06-11-1841

Vincent Kirkham

39

Whitwick

Fall of roof

09-11-1841

Thomas Webster

 

Whitwick

Fall of roof

03-12-1842

William Smith

 

Whitwick

Fall of roof

11-12-1842

William Shaw

 

Pit unknown

Hit by falling headstock wheel

14-12-1842

Robert Turner

58

Snibston

Hit by broken rope

15-08-1843

Thomas Hurst

17

Pegg’s Green

Fell down the shaft

03-03-1844

William Smith

 

Pegg’s Green

Fall of coal 01-03-1884

15-05-1844

John Miles

 

Bagworth

Fall of coal

07-07-1844

John Dennis

30

Moira

Cage fell down the shaft

07-07-1844

William Dennis

25

Moira

Cage fell down the shaft

30-08-1844

Richard Deeming

30

Snibston

Fall of coal

01-11-1844

Thomas Wyatt

 

Ibstock

Crushed by the cage

28-12-1844

John Marshall

17

Snibston

Run over by tubs



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