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Alan Detail Of Deaths On Or Around Colliery Premises On HMI Reports
Not Counted In Year’s Accident Total
Nottinghamshire Derbyshire Leicestershire and Yorkshire


Pages   1850    1896     1900     1905  

1850- 1895

Date

Person died

Age

Colliery

Occupation

Detail

09-06-1859 Henry Hyson 35 Newcastle Miner Collapsed and died under ground
Verdict natural causes
15-07-1828

Job Holland

24

Portland

 

Jumped down the shaft
Verdict suicide

07-02-1849

George Meakin

59

Portland

Puller off

Died on the surface.
Verdict Died by a visitation of God

26-01-1889

Samuel Hallam

20

Cinderhill/Babbington

Banksman

Jumped down the shaft.
Verdict Suicide.

30-01-1889

Aaron Straw

45

Brinsley

Stallman

Had a slight accident April 1886
Died from Effusion Of The Brain.
No inquest.

10-04-1889

John Bennett

33

Grassmoor

Labourer

Passing the coke ovens going home his clothes caught fire. Death From Burns.

04-05-1889

Joseph Hancock

50

Avenue

 

Found Drowned In A Well At The Pit, trespassing previously, Ordered away.

21-05-1889

William Willet

7

South Leicester

Child

Trespassing on pit sidings.
Crushed By Railway Trucks.

07-06-1889

Herbert Glover

8

B Winning

Child

Playing on pit sidings.
Crushed By Railway Trucks.

20-06-1889

Thomas Middleton

 

Reservoir

Wagon Repairer

Repairing wagons in pit sidings,
Crushed By Wagons, not employed by Colliery Co.

22 06-1889

Fred Cutis

19

Coleoton

 

Left work went swimming in pit reservoir and Drowned.

12- 07-1889

Minnie Linsley

2

Bathurst Main

Child

Run Over By Tubs On A Branch Line to a brickyard. Strayed onto tramway

19 -70-1889

Joseph Harold Spencer

6

Kirkby

Child

Run Over By Tubs On A Branch Line to a brickyard. Playing on line strayed onto line.

30-07-1889

Elizabeth Davidson

50

Alma

Woman

Crushed By Wagons Crossing Pit Sidings

16-01-1890

Elijah Hardwick

47

Stanton

Collier

Fell over whilst holing, had heart disease. A doctor had advised lighter work.
Verdict Died Of Heart Disease.

19-12-1889

Ernest Smith Cresswell

12

Ireland

Driver

Crushed By Trucks Crossing A Branch Line to board the workman’s train

08-04-1890

Thomas Booth

44

Coppice

Collier

Walking underground fell down and died Verdict Syncope.

08 04-1890

John Cheetham

16

Kilburn

 

Injured 05-12-1889 sent to infirmary and discharged. A post mortem after death found Disease Of The Kidneys not a result of injuries

28-04-1890

Joseph Clark

14

Blackwell

Bank boy

Fell into a brook at the bottom of the tip. Verdict Drowned Due Falling Into Water During An Epileptic Fit

17-06-1890

William Holland

40

Awsworth

Dataller

Walking to the pit bottom. Sat down and died. Verdict Natural Causes

22-06-1890

Francis George Bird

16

Swanwick

Loader

Supposed to have been injured at work, Post mortem found Inflammation To Lining Of Heart. Verdict the same

01 -7 1890

Levi Ball

62

Digby

 

Taken ill at work taken home. Died during night. No inquest. Doctors opinion Heart Disease.

19-08-1890

Arthur Ford

20

Grassmoor

 

Suppose to have been injured straining at work, doctor stated death due to a Chronic Pelvic Abscess, no accident, in ill health for some time.

10-10-1890

William Cooper

37

Hucknall Torkard

 

Scratched thumb Died From Blood Poisoning no evidence to show it happened in the pit.

10-10-1890

James Parsons

59

Langwith

 

Walking underground, had a Coughing Fit And Broke A Blood Vessel. No inquest

19-12-1890

George Jones

40

Newstead

 

Pushing a tub fell down and died.
 Verdict Died Of Apoplexy.

15-01-1891

Joseph Chatterton

62

Birley

Carpenter

Said he fell walking underground. Walked five miles to home. Did not report an accident. Died of Concussion Of The Brain
Jury said probably falling in the
Mine might have caused his illness.

01-07-1891

Ada Belcher

12

Ibstock

Girl

Run Over In Pit Sidings while taking fathers breakfast to him.

24-07-1891

Henry Burgess

16

Wollaton

 

Worked in pit, left and rode on tubs on the pit bank, warned not to but Crushed By Tubs. Accident two hours after work finished not employed on the surface.

18-07-1893

John Evans

65

Donisthorpe

Stallman

Injured leg 30-06-1893. Doctor said injury nothing to do with death. Heart Failure, no inquest.

13-08-1893

William Levett

16

Swannington

 

Not employed at the pit.
Drowned In Colliery Pond.

28-11-1893

Thomas Wood

48

Clay Cross No 3

Stallman

Died underground walking to pit bottom. Verdict Heart Disease.

05-01-1894

Richard King

55

Swadlincote

Stallman

Fell down in a fit underground.
Verdict Natural Causes.

11-01-1894

George Fox

 

Birchwood

Banksman

Died of Heart Disease going to work. No inquest.

14-03-1894

Thomas Jobson

29

Tibshelf No 5

Header

Died of Heart Disease going to work  in the pit.

30-03-1884

William Staley

60

Stanton

Stallman

Died in the mine. Verdict Natural Causes.

01-07-1894

Frederick Jones

45

Snibston

 

A burial certificate given then it was found he had an accident at work. Verdict Abscess Of The Hand Embolism Syncope probably due to an accident.

29 -08-1894

James Robinson

29

Hucknall Torkard

Dayman

Died in the mine of Natural Causes no inquest.

13-10-1894

Henry Lawson

10

Cossall

 

Run over by a Midland Railway Loco shunting into sidings not employed, accident on footpath crossing the railway.

05-11-1884

John Georg Redfern

46

Boythorpe

Pumping Engineman

Had a Heart Attack in the Pumping Engine House.

20-11-1894

Aaron Arthur Fox

16

Markham No 1

Pony Driver

Died from Blood Poisoning From Acute Inflammation Of The Left Thigh Bone. It was stated but Not proved  he had an accident on 23 10-1894.

12-12-1894

Frederick Weston

46

Denby

Stallman

Died underground from Natural Causes, No inquest.

12-12-1894

Henry Whetton

55

Stanton

Banksman

Died from Syncope whilst at work.

17-01-1895

Job Allen

 

Loscoe

 

Walking underground died from Heart Disease.

11-02-1895

George Geeson

54

Silver hill

Stallman

Died from Natural Causes while waiting to ascend the shaft.

12-02-1895

William Morpus

59

Seymour

Stallman

Died walking to work underground. Verdict Heart Disease.

15-04-1895

Thomas Severns

23

Markham No 1

Holer

Reported as having had a Slight injury on 06-02-1895. The doctor said death due to Natural Causes, no inquest.

18- 02-1895

Albert Lowe

21

New London

Stallman

Verdict death from Blood Poisoning no accident or injury to cause death.

17-03-1895

Alfred Williamson

25

Plumbley

Engineman

Drowned trying to rescue three children who fell through the ice on the colliery pond. All four died

05-06-1895

Herbert Russell

33

Langwith

 

Had slight injury to a finger on 20-05-1895. Died from Pneumonia. No inquest

14-06-1895

Herbert Davis

60

Ireland

Holer

Died from Syncope while waiting to ascend the shaft.

11-09-1895

Henry Amos Knighton

55

Bagworth

Pit Manager

Riding on the colliery loco, on a siding of the Midland Railway, when he either jumped or fell off.

17-12-1895

George Wright

46

Seymour

Corporal

Died of Heart Disease at work. No Inquest

24- 12-1895

Samuel Scothern

55

Birley East pit

Stallman

Reported as having a slight injury. Died from Pneumonia 06-01-1896 not due to an accident.

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