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Fionn Taylor, Bob Bradley and Alan Beales at the Gedling Miners Memorial


Bob Bradley and Alan Beales at the Gedling Miners Memorial

More Information About the Memorial


Many coal mining disasters of the early 20th century were covered by the photographer
Warner Gothard of Barnsley



In Memory World War I and World War II


In Memory Mine Disasters

Aberfan, Oct. 1966
Auchengeich Disaster, 18th Sept, 1959
Barrow Colliery, Barnsley, 1907
Bentley Colliery Disaster, Nov 1931
Bilsthorpe Disaster 1927
Bilsthorpe Colliery between 1927 and 1997
Bilsthorpe Colliery Memorial Statue
Brinsley Memorial
Brownhills Memorial
Burradon Memorial
Cadbey Main Disaster, Yorkshire 1912
Calverton Colliery
Caprington, Ayr, Scotland 1909
Cardiff Bay
Creswell Memorial
Crigglestone Colliery 1873 - 1968
Easington Disaster - 29 May 1951
Garden Pit Memorial
Gedling Miners Memorial
Gresford Disaster 1934
Haig Pit, Whitehaven, 5th Sept 1922
Haig Pit, 12th Feb 1928
Hapton Valley Colliery Explosion 1962
Hickleton Main Colliery Memorial
Hucknall No1 Colliery
Hucknall No2 Colliery
Huskar, Moorend Pit, 4 July 1838.
Ince Moss Colliery, 6 Sept 1871
Kent Coal Fields
Knockshinnoch Memorial

Leycett Colliery Disaster, 21 Jan 1880
Lundhill Explosion, Barnsley, Yorkshire - 1857 Commemorative plaque given to the family
Maltby Colliery Memorial
Mapperley Collieries WW1
Marine Colliery Disaster 1927, Monmouthshire
Markham Memorial
Minnie Pit Memorial
Markham Colliery, Disaster, 10th May 1973
Maypole Memorial, Abram
Mossfield Colliery Disaster 1889
Parkhouse Colliery Diasaster 188 - Death toll 45
Pye Hill Number 1 Colliery
Plain Pit. Rainton, Durham. 1817
Sneyd Colliery Explosion Jan 1st 1942
Snowdown Colliery
St. Helens Mining Monument
Stanley Site - West Hallam, Derbyshire
Summit Colliery, Memorial, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Thoresby Colliery Memorial
Trimdon Grange, Durham. 16th Feb 1882
Underwood Memorial
Universal - Senghenydd, Glamorganshire, 1913
Wallsend, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Wellington Pit Monument - Whitehaven, 11 May 1910
West Stanley, Durham, 1909
Wharncliffe Woodmore Explosion, 6 Aug 1936
Windsor Colliery, Abertridwr

Lest We Forget Those Who Died In Our Mines

Lest We Forget
Just a Few Who Died In Our Mines

  • Edward Farrell, age 16 a pony driver at Bradford pit was killed Sep 1918.
  • Harold Bloodworth, 18 Years Old, Killed Down Rutland Pit, Ilkeston
  • William Martin, a Pit Top Boy aged 15, died 2nd Nov 1953 at Harrington No10.
  • Charles James Martin, a Deputy aged 41, died 3rd Aug 1941 at William Pit.
  • Martin O'Hora1875 to 1907, died at Brodsworth Colliery age 32 years.
  • Derrick Smith, his nickname was "Carrots", was killed in Brookhouse in 1958
  • George Wilkinson aged 44, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
    Fall of roof at Bestwood, 20 Feb 1952 (Info from Alan Beales)
  • Arthur Wilkinson, aged 42, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
    Fall of roof Hucknall No 2 25 June 1954 (Info from Alan Beales)

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