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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Bestwood Colliery
1871-1967

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Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail

Joseph Foster

38

08-07-1874

10-07-1874
Nottingham General Hospital

Fell down the shaft, whilst sinking memory

Robert Oliver
Bulwell

22

30-01-1875

01-02-1875
Horse Shoes Inn Bulwell

Fell down the shaft, whilst sinking memory

Obadiah Rogers

30

01-05-1875

04-05-1875
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Hit by bricks, that fell down the shaft memory

Isaac Jones

30

30-07-1877

07-08-1877
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof memory

Joseph Elliot
Hucknall

31

13-09-1877

16-09-1877
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Crushed by the cage memory

John Smith
Arnold

17

27-09-1878

03-10-1878
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs memory

Joseph Fox

37

12-11-1879

00-11-1879
Nottingham General Hospital

Boiler exploded, on the surface memory

William Coates
Bulwell

33

30-01-1880

10-02-1880
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Fall of roof memory

Thomas Knowles
12 Birkland Street
Bulwell

16

06-05-1882

08-05-1882
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs memory

James Straw
Bestwood

20

16-05-1884

22-05-1884
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Fall of coal memory

John Sharratt
Hucknall

25

19-03-1885

20-03-1885
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Fall of coal

Frank Oscroft

15

02-06-1886

11-06-1887
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs memory

Henry Ball
Sherbrook Terrace
Daybrook

36

15-12-1887
Died 14-01-1888

18-01-1888
Nottingham General Hospital

Crushed in a tippler, on the surface

James Vickers
27 Hempsall Lane
Bulwell

20

06-03-1890

07-03-1890
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Hit by the cage, he then fell down the shaft

John Cordon
Stockton Street
Bulwell

50

10-06-1890

13-06-1890
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

John Butler
11, Markham Street
Bulwell

66

15-04-1891

00-04-1891
No record found

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

William Annibal
39 Calverton Road
Arnold

70

23-04-1892
Died 19-05-1892

23-05-1892
Seven Stars Inn
Arnold

Injured finger, death from Erysipelae memory

Alfred Robinson
Bulwell

29

20-08-1894

22-08-1894
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Fall of coal memory

John Pendleton
Basford

21

01-05-1895

03-05-1895
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Crushed by tubs

James Dodsley
150 Dob Park
Bestwood

14

04-03-1896

07-03-1896
Eastcroft Mortuary
Nottingham

Run over by tubs memory

 

Denis Roburn
Broom Hill
Hucknall

36

17-06-1898

18-06-1898
Bestwood Colliery Offices

Fall of roof memory
William Crowder
5 Beck Street
Hucknall
52 19-07-1898
Died 26-07-1898
29-07-1898
Nottingham General Hospital
Internal Injuries due to lifting

Samuel Carter
Bestwood

55

06-12-1898

08-12-1898
Bestwood Miners Institute

Fall of roof memory

 

Thomas Varley
Woodward Street
Arnold

39

03-07-1900
Died 05-07-1900

07-07-1900
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof memory

Tom Smith
41 Lime Street
Bulwell

30

30-06-1905
Died 20-09-1905

22-09-1905
Methodist School
Quarry Road

Fall of roof

Isaac Lacey

31

19-02-1907
Died 07-03-1907

00-02-1907
No record found

Arm injury on the surface, death from Erysipelas

William Pike
Bestwood

17

12-04-1907

13-04-1907
Bestwood Miners Institute

Fall in a roadway

Joseph Miles
13 Byron Street
Bulwell

55

22-08-1907

24-08-1907
Bestwood Miners Institute

Run over by tubs


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