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In Memory - Page 1

Lest We Forget

1805 - Hebburn Colliery near Paisley, 35 die
leaving twenty-five widows and eighty-one children unprovided for.

George Bailey 42 Hewer
Matthew Broughbank? 18 Driver
John Chapman 30 Hewer
John Cooper 19 Hewer
Ralph Corby 40 Overman
John Coulshaw? 30 Onsetter
Thomas Davidson 44 Shifter
Thomas Dodds 38 Wasteman
Jacob Elrington 23 Hewer
George Gibson 20 Collier
James Gibson    
John Halliday    
John Harbottle 30 Hewer
George Heslop 22 Hewer
Ralph Jameson 25 Hewer
Francis Johnson 24 Wasteman
James Liddell 24 Hewer
Thomas Lundy 18 Overman
Joseph Raine 50 Shifter
Thomas Stuart 28 Wasteman
Thomas Telford 16 Driver
David Todd 40 Onsetter
Ralph Todd 26 Onsetter
Joseph Wales    
John Wanless    
Edward Wilson 25 Collier
Michael Young    
Ralph Young 45 Hewer

1805, 22 April, Hurlet Colliery
13 killed by an explosion

George Scot Age 35
John Gibie Age 60
Andrew son to John Gibie Age 22
John son to Andrew Gibbie Age 25
(illegible) Patonson Age 12
(illegible) Morisonson Age 13

Felling Explosion 1812
92 men and boys including two boys 7 and 8 years of age

Andrew Allen aged 11 Trapper
Jacob Allen aged 14 Putter
Phillip Allen aged 17 Putter
Joseph Anderson aged 23 Putter
George Bainbridge aged 10 Putter
Matthew Bainbridge aged 19 Putter
Thomas Bainbridge aged 17 Putter
Thomas Bainbridge aged 53 Hewer
Thomas Bears aged 48 Hewer
Edward Bell aged 12 Putter
George Bell aged 14 Putter
John Boutland aged 46 Hewer
William Boutland aged 19 Crane On-setter
Matthew Brown aged 28 Hewer
John Burnitt aged 21 Hewer
James Comby aged 28 Hewer
Thomas Craggs aged 36 Hewer
Thomas Craggs aged 9 Trapper
James Craigs aged 13 Wagon Driver
Christopher Cully aged 20 Putter
George Cully aged 14 Trapper
William Dixon aged 35 Hewer
William Dixon aged 10 Wagon Driver
John Archibald Dobson aged 15 Trapper
Robert Dobson Young boy Trapper
Robert Dobson aged 13 Trapper
Paul Fletcher aged 22 Hewer
Gregory Galley aged 10 Trapper
William Galley aged 22 Putter
Michael Gardiner aged 45 Hewer
William Gardiner aged 10 Trapper
Joseph Gordon aged 10 Trapper
Robert Gordon aged 40 Hewer
Thomas Gordon aged 8 Trapper
Isaac Greener aged 65 Hewer
Isaac Greener aged 24 Hewer
John Greener aged 21 Hewer
Ralph Hall aged 18 Putter
Robert Hall aged 13 Putter
John Harrison aged 12 Wagon Driver
Ralph Harrison aged 39 Horse Keeper
Robert Harrison aged 14 Wagon Driver
Edward Haswell aged 20 Hewer
Henry Haswell aged 18 Putter
John Haswell aged 22 Hewer
Robert Haswell aged 42 Hewer
John Hunter aged 21 Hewer
Michael Hunter aged 8 Trapper
William Hunter aged 35 Deputy
Robert Hutchinson aged 11 Trapper
John Jacques aged 14 Putter
William Jacques aged 23 Putter
George Kay aged 16 Putter
James Kay aged 18 Putter
John Knox aged 11 Trapper
George Lawton aged 14 Lamp-Keeper
Robert Gray Leck aged 16 Putter
Christopher Mason aged 34 Hewer
George Mitcheson aged 18 Putter
Edward Pearson aged 14 Putter
George Pearson aged 26 Hewer
John Pearson aged 64 Hewer
John Pearson aged 58 Shifter
Robert Pearson aged 10 Trapper
Joseph Pringle aged 16 Putter
Matthew Pringle aged 18 Putter
George Reay aged 9 Trapper
Edward Richardson aged 39 Hewer
Thomas Richardson aged 17 Putter
William Richardson aged 19 Putter
George Ridley aged 11 Wagon Driver
Thomas Ridley aged 13 Putter
George Robson aged 15 Putter
Thomas Robson aged 18 Putter
Matthew Sanderson aged 33 Hewer
William Sanderson aged 43 Hewer
John Surtees aged 12 Trapper
Benjamin Thompson aged 17 Craneman
John Thompson aged 36 Hewer
Jeremiah Turnbull aged 43 Hewer
John Turnbull aged 27 Hewer
Nicholas Urwin aged 58 Braking inclined plane
John Wilkinson aged 35 Hewer
Charles Wilson aged 20 Hewer
John Wilson aged 32 Hewer
John Wilson aged 30 Hewer
Joseph Wilson aged 25 Hewer
John Wood aged 27 Hewer
Joseph Wood aged 39 Hewer
Joseph Young aged 30 Putter
Thomas Young aged 30 Trapper


Haswell Colliery
95 men were killed in a massive explosion

30 September 1844

   
Aged
John Barras
10
William Barras
32
George Bell
31
Joseph Bell
28
James Briggs
10
John Briggs
35
Thomas Briggs
61
John Brown
42
John Brown
17
Thomas Buttons
17
Robert Carr
26
Henry Clough
12
Matthew Clough
10
Michael Clough
14
John Curley
30
John Curry
31
Mark Davidson
16
William Davidson
26
George Dawson
53
John Dixon
15
John Dixon
21
William Dixon
16
William Dixon
46
William Dobson
50
Robert Douglas
32
George Dryden
18
James Dryden
15
Robert Dryden
16
Thomas Dryden
22
George Elsdon
18
William Elsdon
22
William Ferrist
30
George Ferry
14
John Ferry
35
John Gibson
20
Joseph Gibson
0
Richard Gibson
15
William Gibson
12
John Gilroy
11
William Gilroy
16
George Hall
38
John Hall
10
Robert Hall
12
John Harrison
12
William Harrison
13
George Hislop
20
Robert Hogg
20
Peter Hutchinson
21
William Jobbing
29
D Lemon
J Leylands
James Maryham
23
Henry Mather
19
James Moffat
25
Thomas Moody
25
C Nicholson
16
Robert Nicholson
11
Thomas Nicholson
16
William Nicholson
18
John Noble
40
John Parkinson
28
Elliot Richardson
33
George Richardson
29
James Richardson
41
John E Richardson
14
John Ridley
28
James Robson
11
Robert Roscomp
32
William Roscomp
22
William Rutledge
18
James Sanderson
24
John Sanderson
40
John Surtees
16
Richard Surtees
19
William Surtees
12
William Taylor
21
Charles Teasdale
21
John Teasdale
19
Stephen Teasdale
17
William Thonpson
35
Mick Thurway
18
James Turnbull
12
Thomas Turnbull
22
Home Ward
39
Henry Weightman
42
William Weightman
14
John Whitfield
31
John Jnr Whitfield
10
John Williamson
34
Robert Williamson
19
John Willis
20
John Willis
12
Thomas Willis
18
Joseph Wolfe
25
Peter Wolfe
20

31 October 1931, Bowhill Colliery, Bowhill, Fife
10 killed in explosion

   
Age
James Martin Anderson Colliery fireman
45
Alexander Dempster Colliery fireman
51
William Bruce Dodds Electrical engineer (apprentice)
24
John Rattray Donaldson Colliery oversman
48
Charles Baxter Fernie Coalminer
19
William Ireland Colliery oversman
35
James Drummond Paterson Coalminer (hewer)
19
Andrew Smith Coalminer (hewer)
27
James Smith Coalminer (hewer)
35
Thomas Smith Coalminer (hewer)
33

 

 


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