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Fatal Accidents Stanley Colliery and Shipley Colliery

Information from Alan Beales


 Stanley Colliery
22 - May - 1880 Walter Hart 22 Stanley Kilburn Timber fell down the shaft
26 - Dec - 1887 Charles Richard Evans 31 Stanley Kilburn Fell down the shaft
29 - Oct - 1898 William Hart 15 Stanley Fall in a roadway
22 - Jun - 1901 Tom J Newton 21 - Jun - 01 35 Stanley Injured by a circular saw on surface
25 - Jan - 1902 Samuel Pearson 23 Stanley Coal fell off a belt on surface
08 - Jan - 1903 William Denny 22 Stanley Crushed by tubs
01 - Sep - 1904 John Straw 57 Stanley Fall of roof
19 - Feb - 1907 Arthur Stanley 18 Stanley Coal fell down the shaft
12 - Jan - 1908 John Cooke 47 Stanley Collapse of a brick archway
09 - Mar - 1908 Tom Webster 29 Stanley Drift Fall of roof  23-01 toxaemia
21 - Feb - 1913 Charles Donald Moore 34 Stanley Fall of roof
10 - May - 1923 Thomas Wheatley 50 Stanley Crushed by wagons on surface
15 - Oct - 1923 Arthur Parnham 56 Stanley Fall of coal
01 - Feb - 1924 Charles F Beardsley 14 Stanley Run over by tubs
29 - Jan - 1929 Andrew Disney 25 Stanley Crushed by tubs
18 - Mar - 1935 Hector Page 37 Stanley Fall of roof
29 - Mar - 1935 Charles Straw 53 Stanley Fall of roof
04 - Apr - 1936 William Lomas 42 Stanley Fall of roof
06 - Mar - 1939 Albert Edward Hill 45 Stanley Shotfiring  accident 25 - Feb - 1939
24 - Jun - 1939 Horace Dilks 57 Stanley Fall of roof  20 - Dec - 1937
15 - Jul - 1939 Samuel Straw 47 Stanley Fall of roof 08 - May - 1939
05 - Jan - 1940 Francis Eric Whittle 22 Stanley Run over by loco on surface
12 - Sep - 1943 Charles Bostock 38 Stanley Shotfiring  accident
10 - Apr - 1946 Walter Moxon 47 Stanley Fall of roof
00 - Jan - 1951 Cyril Cottington 27 Stanley Fall of coal
22 - Aug - 1951 Thomas Stevenson 59 Stanley Fall of roof
11 - Feb - 1959 Clarence Wingfield 54 Stanley Fall of coal 05 - Feb - 1959

See Mapperley Colliery Company Poster and Photo of Nibby Pit

Also Stanley Colliery Closed After 58 years


Fatal Accidents Shipley Colliery

(Information from Alan Beales)

11 - Jul - 1810 Unnamed   Shipley Fell down the shaft
11 - Jul - 1810 Unnamed   Shipley Fell down the shaft
11 - Jul - 1810 Unnamed   Shipley Fell down the shaft
24 - Apr - 1822 John Fullard   Shipley Chain fell down the shaft
24 - Apr - 1822 ? Bramley   Shipley Chain fell down the shaft
24 - Apr - 1822 ? Henshaw   Shipley Chain fell down the shaft
24 - Apr - 1822 ? Millward   Shipley Chain fell down the shaft
14 - Oct - 1826 John Hallam   Shipley Explosion of firedamp
21 - Aug - 1832 Samuel Straw   Shipley Overcome by blackdamp
05 - Jun - 1833 William Trueman   Shipley Fall of roof
29 - Feb - 1836 ? Hardy   9 Shipley Overcome by gas
30 - Jun - 1838 Godfrey Baker   Shipley Fell down  the shaft
30 - May - 1839 Unnamed   Shipley Explosion of methane
30 - May - 1839 Unnamed   Shipley Explosion of methane
30 - May - 1839 Unnamed   Shipley Explosion of methane
30 - May - 1839 Michael Bramley 21 Shipley Explosion of methane
30 - May - 1839 Joseph Webster 15 Shipley Explosion of methane
30 - May - 1839 Thomas Fretwell 31 Shipley Explosion of methane
00 - Dec - 1840 Joseph Crich 19 Shipley Fall of coal

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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