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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
George William Hill
20, ? Street
Bulwell
47 17-07-1943 21-07-1943
Leenside Coroners Court
Crushed by a hoist
Nelson McGowan
170, Leybourne Drive
Bestwood Estate
36 18-04-1944 19-04-1944
Bestwood Miners Institute
Fall of roof
John Arthur Wadsworth
5, Lancaster Road
Bestwood
60 11-04-1944
Died 18-08-1944
19-08-1944
Bestwood Miners Institute
Shotfiring accident, death from Tetanus
Charles Cook
Moor Road
Bestwood
47 05-12-1944 07-12-1944
Bestwood Miners Institute
Explosion of powder, on the surface
Edmund Collins
53, Mersey Street
Bulwell
21 10-09-1945 13-09-1945
Bestwood Miners Institute
Crushed by the cage
Wilfred Dawson
1, Brook Street
Hucknall
40 10-07-1946 13-07-1946
Bestwood Miners Institute
Fall of roof
Samuel Stapleton
45, Park Road
Bestwood
36 19-01-1948 26-01-1948
Nottingham Coroners Office
Fall of roof
John Leonard Guyler
17, Brora Road
Bulwell
40 12-03-1925
Died 05-04-1948
13-04-1948
Nottingham Coroners Office
Fall of roof
Thomas Beeson
92, Welstead Avenue
Aspley Estate
56 21-07-1949 15-08-1949
Leenside Coroners Court
Caught in rollers, on the surface
John Arthur Pick
17, Sandhurst Road
Bulwell
62 11-10-1951 15-10-1951
Bestwood Hotel Inn
Bestwood
Run over by tubs
William Cardwick Holmes
119, Raymede Drive
Bestwood Estate
33 11-10-1951 15-01-1951
Bestwood Hotel Inn
Bestwood
Run over by tubs
George Wilkinson
129, Longford Crescent
Bulwell
44 20-02-1952 22-02-1952
Bestwood Miners Institute
Fall of roof
Fred Wheatley
58, Coppice Road
Arnold
50 11-09-1952 15-09-1952
Hucknall Council Offices
Fall of roof
Percival Cyril Prewitt
154, Cinderhill Road
Bulwell
29 14-10-1949
Died 22-04-1953
13-05-1953
Leenside Coroners Court
Fall of roof
Joseph Alfred Deverill
30, Alnwick Close
Highbury Vale
49 14-05-1953 19-05-1953
Arnold Council Offices
Caught in machinery, on the surface
Harry Tomlinson
9, Church Road
Bestwood
58 00-00-1938
Died 07-01-1954
18-01-1954
Leenside Coroners Court
Crushed, on the surface
Charles Herbert Catton
41, Austin Street
Bulwell
43 02-02-1955 06-02-1955
Arnold Council Offices
Hit by a girder
George Ridgeway
36, Carnwood Road
Bestwood
47 16-07-1956 18-07-1956
Arnold Council Offices
Run over by wagons, on the surface
Samuel Cresswell
56, Newstead  Village
Newstead
53 17-07-1956 20-07-1956
Arnold Council Offices
Fall of roof
Peter Alexander
2, Tealby Terrace
Nottingham
23 07-03-1960 11-03-1960
Arnold Council Offices
Fall of roof
Harold Carter
74, Northgate
Basford
53 13-06-1961 10-07-1961
Nottingham Coroners Office
Fall of roof
William H Denham
72, Furlong Street
Arnold
46 10-05-1962 14-05-1962
Carlton Council Offices
Fall of roof
Cyril Arthur Barkes
5, Stoney Gate
Bestwood Estate
34 06-02-1965 00-02-1965
No record found
Crushed, in an armoured conveyor
William Hazzledine
Long Lane
Attenborough
49 11-07-1967 16-08-1967
Nottingham Coroners Office
Crushed by tubs Maureen Weldon Inquest

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