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Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident
04-01-1850 George Swift 12 Tinsley Fell down the shaft
16-01-1850 William Nelson 23 Gallow Tree Fall of roof
16-01-1850 John Richardson   Beeston area Fell from a corve down the shaft
25-01-1850 John Westerman   Robin Hood Fell from corve down the shaft
03-02-1850 John Kay   Hoyland Fall of coal 10-01-1850
19-02-1850 William Watson 36 Stanley Fall of coal 02-02-1850
16-04-1850 Moses Garfitt 16 West Melton Explosion of methane
00-05-1850 Thomas Butcher 49 Kirkburton area Fall of roof
30-05-1851 William Westwood   Crigglestone Fell from corve down the shaft
01-06-1850 Thomas Needham 14 Soap House Fall of coal
28-07-1850 William Robinson 32 Warren Vale Fell down the shaft
30-07-1852 John Faulding 24 Silkstone Explosion of methane
17-08-1851 George Field   Balne Lane area Explosion of methane 13-08-1851
22-08-1850 William Wallam   Smithy Bridge Fall of coal
30-08-1850 Israel Blackburn   Earlsheaton area Blasting accident sinking
15-09-1850 Thomas Slater   Stanley Explosion of methane 00-07-1850
21-09-1851 Henry Oldroyd 11 High Close Fell from a corve down the shaft
26-09-1851 Abraham Brook 11 Little pit Explosion of methane
29-09-1851 John Hopton 39 Neville Hall Fell down the shaft
01-10-1851 William Jagger   Cleckheaton area Explosion of methane 23-10-1851
05-10-1850 John Samson 36 Earlsheaton area Fall of roof
29-10-1850 Joseph Rigg   Hillhouse Lane area Explosion of methane 27-10-1850
03-11-1850 Charles Ellam 27 Fieldhouse area Explosion of methane 27-10-1850
08-11-1850 John Briggs 10 Soap House Run over by tubs
19-12-1850 David Gregory 12 Intake Run over by wagons on the surface
00-01-1851 Thomas Chapman   Gawber Hall Fall of coal
10-01-1851 James Petty 10 Hill Car Fall of roof
07-02-1851 Richard Colbridge   Barnsley area Fall of roof
15-02-1851 Jessie Leather 25 Crigglestone Explosion of methane 25-01-1851
20-03-1851 William Ellis   Stubley Injured by corve  13-03-1851
21-03-1851 James Cheetham   Fence Explosion of methane
11-04-1851 George Bancroft   Dam Flask Coal fell down the shaft
16-04-1851 Leonard Bennett   Stubley Caught in machinery on surface
09-06-1851 Thomas Dell   Oaks Explosion of methane
09-06-1851 Charles Pickard   Oaks Explosion of methane
09-06-1851 Thomas Billington   Oaks Explosion of methane
07-07-1851 Thomas Dunn   Stainborough Fall of roof
20-09-1851 Martin Smith   Thorncliffe Fall of roof
06-12-1851 James Bacon 18 Woodthorpe Explosion of methane
06-12-1851 Charles Stones 28 Woodthorpe Explosion of methane
06-12-1851 John Ramsden 17 Woodthorpe Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Purseglove (Father) 41 Warren Vale
Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Purseglove (Son) 14 Warren Vale
Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry Purseglove(Son) 12 Warren Vale
Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Hartley 31 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Walton 14 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Froggatt 12 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Garnett 11 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Siddons 21 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Johnson 15 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Benjamin Schofield 26 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Sylvester 19 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Sellars 11 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Hague 32 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Shepherd 21 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Taylor 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Robinson 23 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Benjamin Walker 55 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Samuel Siddons 29 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Cooper 31 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry Goddard 30 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Thompson 31 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Roberts 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Roberts 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Cooper 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Abraham Cooper 41 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Burgin   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Joseph Bugg 40 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Benjamin Lane   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry James 36 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Charles Cousins 35 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Cousins 11 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Johnson 31 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry Thompson 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Ashton 18 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry Ward 26 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Farmerey 26 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Henry Lee 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Knapton 37 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Knapton 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Westerman 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Hobson 20 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Whitehead   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Richard Robinson 18 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Sylvester   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Abraham Thompson 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Joseph Frith 11 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Knapton 51 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Eli Bugg 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Joshua Roberts 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Barraclough 19 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Bownes 18 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 John Knapton 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 James Westerman 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Hobson 20 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Whitehead   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Richard Robinson 18 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Thomas Sylvester   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Abraham Thompson 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Joseph Frith 11 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 George Knapton 51 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Eli Bugg 27 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Joshua Roberts 16 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Barraclough 19 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 William Bownes 18 Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Robert Barraclough   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
20-12-1851 Charles Burgin   Warren Vale Explosion of methane
00-01-1852 Charles Chambers boy Mount Osborne Fall of coal
19-01-1852 George Sampson boy Newton Fall of roof
19-01-1852 John Spence   Newton Fall of roof
23-01-1852 Obadiah Oldfield   Thorncliffe Fall of roof
23-01-1852 Thomas Higgins boy Gawber Hall Fall of coal
27-01-1852 John Schofield   Rothwell Haigh Explosion of methane
05-02-1852 James Goodall   Brown Moor Explosion of gunpowder
14-02-1852 Isaac Needham   Adwalton Fell down the shaft
04-03-1852 William Barraclough   Dinnington Fall of coal
13-03-1852 Richard Clark   Denholme Hit by an engine crank
16-03-1852 William Fenney   Croppers Hill and Union Inundation of mud from old workings
24-03-1852 Joseph Speight   Thornhill Fall of shaft side
29-03-1852 Thomas Moss   Neville Hill Fall of roof
07-04-1852 Abraham Turner   Mount Osborne Explosion of gun powder
19-04-1852 John Fermon Manor boy Westgate Main Rope broke
29-04-1852 James Elam   Flockton Moor Fell down the shaft
12-05-1852 William Musgrove boy Hoyland Run over by tubs
20-05-1852 James Nichols   Hoyland Fall of coal
29-05-1852 Charles Oates   Pitsmoor Run over by tubs
04-06-1852 James Rolling   New Gawber Run over by tubs
22-06-1852 Eli Crossley   Cliffe Fall of roof
06-07-1852 Richard Lambert   Beeston Manor Explosion of methane
15-07-1852 Richard Hague   New Gawber Fall of coal
16-07-1852 Joseph Fox   Charlesworth Fall of roof
16-07-1852 James Rhyn boy Hoyland Run over by tubs
17-07-1852 John Pearson   High Green Explosion of methane
17-07-1852 Joseph Thorpe boy High Green Explosion of methane
20-07-1852 Thomas Marchant   Methley Chain broke in shaft
30-07-1852 John Fauldin   Silkstone Explosion of methane
06-08-1852 John Radcliffe   Liveridge Fell over
16-08-1852 David Jagger   Altofts Fall of roof
17-08-1852 William Mountain   Flockton Fell down the shaft
29-08-1852 James Wilson boy Allerton Bywater Crushed by wagons on the surface
04-09-1852 Joseph Fretwell   Kilnhurst Fall of roof
24-09-1852 George Oates   Hunsworth Explosion of methane
13-10-1852 Samuel Thompson   Mount Osborne Fall of coal
11-11-1852 John Nutter   Moor Bottom Fell down the shaft
12-11-1852 John Hinchcliffe   Darley Main Fall of coal
20-11-1852 Abraham Wilkinson   North Bierley Explosion of methane
26-11-1852 Alfred Snape   Mosboro Moor Fell down the shaft
29-11-1852 James Johnson   Soaphouse Fell down the shaft
16-12-1852 William Sugden   Bierley Fall of roof
22-12-1852 George Mallinder 28 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 William Dickinson 32 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 William Fletcher 28 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 Thomas Hirst 33 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 Joseph Stenton 22 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 Jonathan Walker 47 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
22-12-1852 Henry Addy 16 Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane
30-07-1852 John Faulding 24 Silkstone Explosion of methane
30-12-1852 Joseph Rawson   Lower Elsecar Explosion of methane, 22-12-1852
27-12-1852 James Armstrong   Woodthorpe Fell down the shaft
30-12-1852 William Armitage   York Road Fell down the shaft
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