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Fatal Accidents, Mapperley Colliery, Derbyshire

Information from Alan Beales


Date Name Age Colliery Accident
13 - Feb - 1872 John Potter 49 Mapperley Fell down the shaft
29 - Sep - 1873 John Parkin 20 Mapperley Fall of coal
12 - Jan - 1875 John Hebb 27 Mapperley Fall of coal
14 - Apr - 1875 James Green 28 Mapperley Fall of coal
11 - May - 1876 George Slater 40 Mapperley Fall of coal
28 - Jun - 1876 Charles Wooley 23 Mapperley Fall of roof
25 - Apr - 1879 Frederick Laurence 24 Mapperley Fall of coal
25 - Jun - 1885 Curtis Daniels 15 Mapperley Fall of roof
04 - Apr - 1887 William Frost 53 Mapperley Explosion of firedamp 
05 - Jan - 1889 Henry Cotgrave 19 Mapperley Run over by a wagon on surface
03 - Sep - 1890 Charles Harris 57 Mapperley Fell down the shaft
21 - Nov - 1902 John Woodforth 59 Mapperley Run over by a wagon on surface
10 - Nov - 1903 Henry Durow 19 Mapperley Run over by tubs
24 - Nov - 1903 William Swain 23 Mapperley Cartridge canister exploded
02 - Dec - 1907 William Henry Milward 36 Mapperley Crushed by tubs 19 - Nov - 1907
04 - Aug - 1914 William Aldred 21 Mapperley Fall in a roadway 
31 - Mar - 1916 Arthur W Cresswell 37 Mapperley Hit by a girder 24 - Mar - 1916
27 - Jul - 1916 William Betts 37 Mapperley Fall of coal
09 - Jan - 1923 John William Harvey 26 Mapperley Fall of roof
16 - Jul - 1927 Samuel Bostock Cook 45 Mapperley Injured hand? Septicaemia
24 - Jul - 1929 James Akers 43 Mapperley Run over by tubs
02 - Nov - 1930 John Robert Leeson 60 Mapperley Fall of roof  26 - Oct - 1930
15 - Dec - 1930 Thomas Rodgers 57 Mapperley Hand injury  07 - Dec - 30 Toxaemia
15 - Oct - 1931 Thomas William Croft 47 Mapperley Fall of coal
19 - Jul - 1938 H Henry Riley 57 Mapperley Fall of roof
26 - May - 1948 Horace Wood 50 Mapperley Crushed by wagons on surface
01 - Sep - 1948 Edward Corey 61 Mapperley Caught in machinery 22 - Nov - 1947
12 - May - 1949 Harold Sowter 39 Mapperley Fall of roof
03 - Jan - 1952 William Herbert Haslam 50 Mapperley Crushed by the cage 2 - Jan - 1952
22 - Feb - 1957 Jack Hampshire Parkin ? Mapperley Fall of roof

Anyone wishing more detail should look the death date up in local newspapers, an inquest report will give a lot of information.
Sources: -

1800 - June 1852 Nottingham newspapers Angel Row Library Floor 1
July 1852 - 1914 Mines Inspectors Annual Reports Greens Library Nottingham University
These are now online
Ian Winstanley {Rayleys}
After 1914 various Derbyshire Libraries Chesterfield, Heanor, Ripley, Alfreton, Ilkeston


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