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Date


Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

08-01-1872

Thomas Jackson

32

Birley Vale

Tetanus injured by a tub

12-01-1872

Thomas Rawson

17

Worborough Park

Fall of coal

13-01-1872

E Radford

44

Fence

Fall of roof

19-01-1872

Thomas Brammer

18

Beeston Manor

Leg injury

19-01-1872

George Smith

28

Snydale

Fall of roof

20-01-1872

Charles Winpenny

40

Morley Main

Run over by tubs16-12-1871

23-01-1872

W Fairhurst

30

Darfield Main

Hit by dislodged prop

26-01-1872

Joseph Gledhill

10

Dean Hall

Injured on surface

01-02-1872

Edward Dawson

26

Nunnery

Hit by dislodged prop

05-02-1872

R Sayles

17

Aldwarke Main

Crushed by the cage

08-02-1872

George Dewis

45

Hoyland/Elsecar

Fall of roof

10-02-1872

James McGrath

24

Strafford

Run over by tubs

12-02-1872

Elijah Chevers

30

Mount Osbourne

Injured 09-06-1871

15-02-1872

Jabez Clough

23

Howden Clough

Fell down shaft

15-02-1872

R Mitchell

35

Denaby Main

Fell from the cage

15-02-1872

James Corrigan

49

Snydale

Fall of roof

17-02-1872

Frederick Cokier

18

Unstone

Explosion of methane

23-02-1872

W Valentine

32

Car House

Fall of roof

25-02-1872

Nathan Wright

62

Coal Aston

Fall in a roadway

28-02-1872

James Greenwood

47

Victoria/Allerton

Fall of roof

12-03-1872

George Slater

56

Darfield Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

14-03-1872

James Lord

52

Swaithe Main

Fell down the shaft

23-03-1872

Thomas Stute

23

St John’s

Fall of roof

03-04-1872

Edward Carr

33

Low Stubbin

Fall of coal

08-04-1872

W Spalding

14

Denaby Main

Run over by tubs

08-04-1872

N Butterfield

27

West Allerton

Crushed by tubs

12-04-1872

Joseph Abbott

44

Morley Main

Shotfiring accident

22-04-1872

George Sanderson

34

Martins Main

Fall of coal

24-04-1872

S Broadley

29

Fleetingley Beck

Fall of roof

24-04-1872

George Summers

24

Old Silkstone

Fall of roof

25-04-1872

George Mortimer

14

Micklefield

Run over by wagons on the surface

27-04-1872

John Scott

36

Prince of Wales

Crushed on the surface

03-05-1872

J Platts

38

Martins Main

Fall of coal

06-05-1872

Thomas Crossland

45

Manvers Main

Unknown

09-05-1872

George Woodhead

11

Swan Bank

Run over by tubs

13-05-1872

A Plant

29

Silkstone

Fall of roof

17-05-1872

W Dring

18

Harrop Edge

Fell from cage

27-05-1872

W Price

33

St John’s

Explosion of methane

27-05-1872

A Lisle

13

Silkstone

Crushed by tubs

29-05-1872

George Longbottom

39

Chevet

Explosion of methane

09-06-1872

John Firth

29

Manston

Explosion of gunpowder 25-5-1872

11-06-1872

R Preston

30

Lundhill

Fall of coal

13-06-1872

J Cartwright

49

West Ardley

Unknown

17-06-1872

George Lister

33

Simon Wood

Fall of coal

18-06-1872

C Nelson

22

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Crushed by the cage

21-06-1872

H Jackson

39

Denaby Main

Fall of roof

25-06-1872

George Rose

30

Old Mill

Fall of roof

26-06-1872

A Jessop

27

West Riding

Explosion of gunpowder

26-06-1872

W jones

23

West Riding

Explosion of gunpowder

27-06-1872

Joseph Bell

16

Farnley

Fall of roof

08-07-1872

John Walker

17

Waleswood

Explosion of methane

08-07-1872

Edward Green

18

Waleswood

Explosion of methane

08-07-1872

Thomas Barker

46

Blacker Main

Fall of roof

18-07-1872

W Kirk

35

Monk Bretton

Fall of coal

21-07-1872

L Carnell

24

Goodhope

Impaled by a drill

22-07-1872

Samuel Hardcastle

55

Snydale

Fell down the shaft

02-08-1872

Peter Wray

36

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof

02-08-1872

Joseph Stephenson

38

Liversedge

Explosion of methane 20-07-1872

07-08-1872

John Kelly

40

Worborough Park

Shotfiring accident

08-08-1872

F Raynor

14

Denaby Main

Run over by

08-08-1872

R Atherton

32

Whitwell Main

Explosion of methane

07-08-1872

George Wood

14

Oaks

Crushed by tubs

10-08-1872

John Warner

 

Birley Vale

Run over by tubs

14-08-1872

Cain Wright

12

Low Moor

Crushed by tubs

14-08-1872

J Hewitt

40

Birkhill

Overcome by blackdamp

16-08-1872

John Greasley

54

Hollingthorpe

Explosion of methane 18-07-1842

18-08-1872

Noah Booth

32

Dewsbury Moor

Fall of roof

27-08-1872

P Ball

27

Denaby Main

Fall of coal

28-08-1872

J Bradley

12

Grange

Run over by tubs

04-09-1872

Henry Webster

54

Unstone

Fall of roof

12-09-1872

W Beevers

36

Mount Osbourne

Fall of roof

20-09-1872

C Wood

28

Swaithe Main

Fall of coal

21-09-1872

J Waterhouse

24

Grimethorpe

Fall of coal

27-09-1872

James Littlewood

25

Birley Vale

Fall of roof

04-10-1872

Samuel Blank

13

Wombwell Main

Run over by tubs

04-10-1872

John Shaw

28

Nunnery

Fall of roof

07-10-1872

F Kipling

19

Aldwarke Main

Fall of coal

07-10-1872

John Addison (Married)

32

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Thomas Seddon, married, 3 children

32

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Preston, from Gildersome, married with 3 children - one of which was killed in the explosion (see Noah Preston)

45

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Noah Preston

19

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Mark Wroe, unmarried 

28

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John Ratcliffe, unmarried 

58

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Joshua Teasdale, from Churwell, married with 3 children

34

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Thomas Auty, married, 3 children

48

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Hurst, married, 9 children

38

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

James Seddon

51

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

James Pickersgill, married, from Bruntfcliffe with 6 children - his brother was also killed (see Wm Pickersgill)

32

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

William Parks, unmarried from Morley

26

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Henry Townend, unmarried from Morley

23

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Mathew Spence, married, from Morley with 3 children

36

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Hardy, unmarried from Churwell, his father,James Hardy, was also killed

22

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872 James Hardy, from Churwell, father of 10 children - his son George was also killed 51

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

James Howarth, unmarried from Morley

37

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Ball, from Morley,father of 2 children

31

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Joseph Armitage, from Morley and father of 9

41

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

William Marsden, from Morley and father of 9

60

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John Powell, married

30

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John Mitchell, from Churwell, married with 3 children

35

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Emanuel Page,  married, from Gildersome

22

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John Tomlinson, married with 1 child

33

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John Roberts, from Morley, father of 3

50

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Robert Hedley

16

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Henry Broadhurst, from Gildersome

14

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Joseph Singleton, from Morley

14

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

James Butterfield

17

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

William Pickersgill, from Bruntcliffe, his brother, James Pickersgill, was also killed in the disaster

17

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

Walter Earnshaw, from Beeston

16

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

John William Yates, from Morley

14

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Parker, from Bruntcliffe

16

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

George Carson, from Morley

16

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

07-10-1872

James William Waite, from Morley

14

Morley Main

Explosion of methane

19-10-1872

Willis Marples

18

Birley Vale

Caught in machinery

23-10-1872

John Copley

19

Thorncliffe

Fall of coal

23-10-1872

George Parker

13

Kiveton Park

Run over by tubs

24-10-1872

G Stewart

23

Kiveton Park

Fall of coal

25-10-1872

W Cookcroft

50

Whitwood

Fall of roof

28-10-1872

Thomas Smith

38

Rosa

Fall of roof

28-10-1872

Thomas Young

49

North Staveley

Fall of roof

01-11-1872

W Douglas

20

Hoyland/Elsecar

Fall of roof

06-11-1872

F Stoker

60

Allerton Bywater

Fell down the shaft

11-11-1872

J Jacobs

28

Nunnery

Fall of roof

14-11-1872

Edwin Hurst

16

Thrybergh Hall

Brick fell down the shaft

16-11-1872

William Evans

30

Lundhill

Fall of roof

18-11-1872

Osborn Maw

45

Nunnery

Run over by tubs

29-11-1872

G Emmerson

15

Thorncliffe

Run over by tubs

02-12-1872

W Leivesley

14

Featherstone Main

Explosion of methane

02-12-1872

W Phoenix

43

Featherstone Main

Explosion of methane

02-12-1872

John Cawthorne

13

Featherstone Main

Explosion of methane

04-12-1872

Thomas Heathcote

40

Stocksbridge

Broken haulage rope

06-12-1872

S Atkin

26

Nunnery

Fall of roof

10-12-1872

W White

50

Waleswood

Fall of coal

11-12-1872

H Keek

19

Kiveton Park

Explosion of methane 21-06-1872

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