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Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

03-01-1878

S Crabbtree

13

Victoria

Crushed by tubs

12-01-1878

George Newall

15

Beckett Street

Fall of roof

15-01-1878

John Oxley

15

Thrybergh Hall

Unknown

24-01-1878

J Dickinson

18

Wibsey Bank Foot

Fall of roof

26-01-1878

J Wilkinson

25

Lundhill

Fall of roof

28-01-1878

E Ingram

14

Park Liversedge

Run over by tubs

29-01-1878

G Blankley

14

Simon Wood

Run over by tubs

31-01-1878

E Walker

20

Featherstone Main

Fall of coal

01-02-1878

John Pell

22

Flockton

Fall of roof

13-02-1878

Charles Silcock

28

Monk Bretton

Fall of coal

28-02-1878

James Waller

24

Old Mill

Fall of coal

19-03-1878

Peter Renshaw

46

Tankersley

Fall of roof

21-03-1878

James Mitchell

42

Ravenslodge

Fall of roof

24-03-1878

Arthur Higgins

28

Flockton

Overcome by blackdamp

24-03-1878

I Borrows

 

Flockton

Overcome by blackdamp

24-03-1878

Thomas Jagger

33

Flockton

Overcome by blackdamp

25-03-1878

S Wilkinson

43

Dodworth

Hand injury 08-03-1878 Toxaemia

06-04-1878

A Barraclough

15

Crosses

Fall of roof

13-04-1878

Henry Addy

44

Hodroyd

Fall of roof

15-04-1878

J Lumb

17

Streethouse

Fall of roof

17-04-1878

G H Gibson

17

Manvers Main

Fall of roof 22-02-1878

24-04-1878

Benjamin Carr

42

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof

04-05-1878

Thomas Hinds

43

Holmes

Crushed by a loco surface 13-04-1877

10-05-1878

John Ryan

56

West Riding

Fall of earth surface

07-06-1878

John Hodson

33

Ingleton

Overcome by blackdamp

13-06-1878

A Gyte

12

East Gawber

Crushed by tubs 16-04-1878

19-06-1878

William Smith

60

Woolley

Fall of roof

21-06-1878

John Worrill

46

Nunnery

Fall of roof

10-07-1878

William Wilkinson

 

Wood

Fall of roof

15-07-1878

Allen Moorcroft

15

Birley West

Crushed by tubs

21-07-1878

George Sadler

35

Rockley

Explosion of powder 13-07-1878

27-07-1878

B Knowles

40

Denaby Main

Crushed by tubs

30-07-1878

Joseph Taylor

31

Denby Grange

Fall of roof

31-07-1878

F Fisher

23

Orgreave

Fall of coal

04-08-1878

W H Metcalf

16

Coyers

Fall of roof 27-07-1878

05-08-1878

Thomas Marshall

50

Bullhouse

Fall of roof

08-08-1878

John Downs

 

Wincobank

Crushed by tubs

15-08-1878

Henry Dews

 

Pidacre

Cage crashed in bottom 29-07-1878

16-08-1878

William Jones

50

Silkstone/Dodworth

Crushed by wagons on the surface

17-08-1878

William Pickles

13

East Gawber

Crushed by tubs

19-08-1878

W H Broadhead

16

Silkstone

Crushed by tubs

28-08-1878

Richard Hancock

13

Fitzwilliam Hemsworth

Crushed by wagons on the surface

11-09-1878

Thomas Barker

30

Wharncliffe Carlton

Fall of roof

17-09-1878

Francis McIntyre

31

Stanley Ferry

Explosion of methane 24-08-1878

01-10-1878

James KilCullan

28

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof

11-10-1878

Oliver Fowler

51

Car House

Crushed by tubs

14-10-1878

James Wakefield

18

Haigh

Fall of roof

18-10-1878

David Wood

27

Park Liversedge

Fall of roof

22-10-1878

Joseph Hunt

23

Smithies

Explosion of methane 18-10-1878

25-10-1878

John Hunter

14

Featherstone Main

Run over by tubs

29-10-1878

Stephen Gover

19

Wheldale

Fall of roof

00-10-1878

George Strutt

64

Tinsley Park

Crushed by tubs 16-09-1878

04-11-1878

J Mattison

63

Glass Houghton

Crushed by tubs

08-11-1878

Robert Inman

31

Waterloo Woodlesford

Cage fell down the shaft

08-11-1878

Soloman Butterworth

33

Waterloo Woodlesford

Cage fell down the shaft

13-11-1878

Thomas Hawksworth

14

Dungworth

Fell down the shaft

13-11-1878

George Shaw

53

Rawmarsh

Fall of roof

14-11-1878

William Stanley

50

Woolley

Fall of roof 13-11-1878

16-11-1878

Charles Harper

56

Edmunds Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface 15-11-1878

18-11-1878

James Heelegrave

24

Micklefield

Coal fell down shaft

18-11-1878

Thomas Herald

56

Morley Main

Fall of roof

20-11-1878

Thomas  William Rawling

16

Rothwell Haigh

Fall of roof

22-11-1878

William Read

25

Stanley Ferry

Crushed by tubs

23-11-1878

Richard White

50

Upper Elsecar

Caught in machinery surface

27-11-1878

William Charlesworth

49

Helm

Crushed by tubs 21-11-1878

04-12-1878

James Stephenson

53

Sharlston

Fall of coal

16-12-1878

John Bradshaw

42

Birley West

Fall of roof

16-12-1878

James Myatt

31

Scholes

Fall of roof

17-12-1878

T Sills

16

East Gawber

Kicked by a pony 13-12-1878

20-12-1878

John Bastow

46

Quarry House

Explosion of methane

20-12-1878

George Bennett

34

Howdenclough

Fall of roof

21-12-1878

John Adkin

28

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of coal

21-12-1878

John Brock

30

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of coal

15-01-1879

Thomas Grant

22

Rawmarsh

Coal fell down the shaft 08—01-1879

24-01-1879

John Pitt

35

Martins Main

Fall of roof

25-01-1879

George Hill

45

Fitzwilliam Main

Explosion of methane

25-01-1879

John Rushton

37

Fitzwilliam Main

Explosion of methane

25-01-1879

John Mann

35

Fitzwilliam Main

Explosion of methane

25-01-1879

Paul Brailsford

32

Fitzwilliam Main

Explosion of methane

25-01-1879

Isaiah James

33

Fitzwilliam Main

Explosion of methane

31-01-1879

George Bates

23

Glass Houghton

Explosion of powder 08-01-1879

10-02-1879

George Batty

50

Lundhill

Crushed by wagons on the surface

11-02-1879

James Fellowes

27

Aldwarke Main

Fall of coal

15-02-1879

Thomas Haigh

33

Rockingham

Crushed by tubs

18-02-1879

George Naylor

17

Morley Main

Fall of roof 10-02-1879

22-02-1879

W Jagger

26

Monckton Main

Crushed by the cage 21-02-1879

04-03-1879

Richard Atkinson,  
Ouchthorpe Lane,
Married three or four children  

30

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

James Leek
Stanley Lane Ends
(Foreman over bye workmen)
Married six children

35

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

William Hartley
Newton Lane End
(Deputy)
Married one grown up son

50

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Luke Walker
Lofthouse Gate
Married eight children

47

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Charles Firth
Stanley Lane Ends
Married four children

38

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

William Cooley

55

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Charles Wild
 Newton Lane End
Married nine children

38

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

George Bolland
Stanley Ferry Lane
Married no children

42

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

William Grice,  
Newton Lane End
Married eight children

37

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Israel  Hartley
Stanley Lane Ends
Single

25

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Luke Walker
Stanley Lane Ends
Married one child

30

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Eli Blackburn
Firths Yard Eastmoor
Married no children

30

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Joseph Salt,  
Victoria Row
Newton Lane End
Single

30

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Andrew Wild
Newton Lane End
Married one child

32

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

William Jones
Newton Lane End
Single

24

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

D Noble

33

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

William Musgrave
Bailey Buildings
Eastmoor

17

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

John Perks
Newton Lane Ends

16

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

Thomas Farrar
Newton Lane End

14

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

John Dolan
New Street
Wakefield

14

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

04-03-1879

James Dolan
New Street
Wakefield

12

Victoria Stanley
Also known as Deep Drop

Explosion of methane

07-03-1879

Charles Allsop

35

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

S Kerfoot

37

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

Samuel Clamp

20

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

John Brown

42

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

William Oldridge

32

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

William Pegg

28

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

J Colconnon

29

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

07-03-1879

William Douthroit

38

Victoria

Cage fell down shaft rope broke

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