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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Plumptre Colliery
Also Called New England Pit

1850-1912

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

Gervase Granger
Eastwood

28

13-02-1853

22-02-1853
Navigation Inn
Eastwood

Fell down the shaft

William Naylor
Eastwood

36

28-12-1854
Died 07-01-1855

15-01-1855
Sun Inn
Eastwood

Explosion of methane

Robert Creswell
Unknown

40

21-02-1856

03-03-1856
House of Henry Nix
Brinsley

Fall of roof

Robert Paxton
Unknown

25

18-07-1857

00-07-1857
No record found

Fall of roof

Thomas Fletcher
Eastwood

30

29-09-1863

30-09-1863
Eastwood

Fall of roof

John Smith
Heanor
Derbyshire

34

08-06-1867

34-06-1867
Horse and Jockey Inn
Langley Mill Derbyshire

Explosion of methane

Robert Bircumshaw
Aldercar Row
Langley Mill
Derbyshire

63

08-06-1867

34-06-1867
Horse and Jockey Inn
Langley Mill Derbyshire

Explosion of methane

James Granger
Aldercar Row
Langley Mill
Derbyshire

11

08-06-1867

34-06-1867
Horse and Jockey Inn
Langley Mill Derbyshire

Explosion of methane

? Wainwright
Unknown

13

24-11-1867

00-00-1867
No record found

Run over by tubs

John Slater
Unknown

13

11-08-1870

00-08-1870
No record found

Run over by tubs

John Bennett
Eastwood

66

06-11-1871

00-11-1871
No record found

Fell down the shaft

John Walker
Eastwood

30

19-04-1873

25-04-1873
Sun Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof

Walter Mayer
Unknown

26

03-09-1879

00-09-1879
No record found

Fall of roof

John Barnes
Lee Lane
Heanor
Derbyshire

40

10-05-1881

12-05-1881
New Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof

George Lacey
Row No 11
Heanor
Derbyshire

24

10-05-1881

12-05-1881
New Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof

John Hudson
Unknown

47

05-10-1881

07-10-1881
New Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof

Alexander Fletcher
Codnor
Derbyshire

19

11-05-1885

15-05-1885
Glass House Inn
Codnor Derbyshire

Crushed by tubs

George Herrick
New Brinsley

35

12-03-1888

14-03-1888
Durham Ox Inn
Brinsley

Fall of roof

Jacob Clifford
Eastwood

19

03-04-1889

05-04-1889
Wellington Inn
Eastwood

Fell from the cage, down the shaft

John Calladine
Langley Mill
Derbyshire

34

19-10-1889

21-10-1889
Langley Mill Derbyshire

Fall of roof

Samuel Hallam
Unknown

44

10-12-1894
Died 13-12-1894

00-12-1894
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Samuel Smith
Newthorpe Common
Newthorpe

55

07-11-1895

08-11-1895
Lord Raglan Inn
Newthorpe

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

Amos Canlin
Aldercar
Derbyshire

41

22-12-1900

31-12-1900
Durham Ox Inn
Aldercar

Fall of roof

William James Kennerall
256, Newthorpe Common
Newthorpe

30

05-01-1903

07-01-1903
New Inn
Newthorpe

Fall of coal

Samuel Slater
130, Cromford Road
Langley Mill
Derbyshire

49

11-05-1908

14-05-1908
Young Men’s institute
Aldercar

Fall of roof


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