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Miners and Their Families - Emails

Paul Smith - Sidney Marshall And Clifford Smith Killed Down Yorkshire Pits, 1938 and 1948
Alan Hart - When Did Shonky Pit Catch Fire?

Darren Harper - Hi . . . Great site but . . . I was looking for info on the Warsop Main disaster in 1953
Meg Carson - Cumbria Mines Middle 1850s, Perhaps 1870s, Around Arlecdon, Frizington, And Whitehaven
Charmaine Brimble - My Husband's Grandfather, Arthur George Brimble Was A Miner Most Of His Adult Life Possibley At Creswell Or Langwith
Philip Mills - Thomas Mills Killed Underground 1931 - 1935, In A Derbyshire Coal Mine
John Lowe - Alan s Data Base - Upton Colliery June 1940, Jack (John) Foster Died 12 days later
Margaret Wilson - Billinge Mines - My Great, Great Grandfather, William Callon, Was A Mining Surveyor
Eve Parry-Jones - My Great Grandfather, Jason Parry, Died In The Albion Pit Disaster, 1894
Kate Currington - My Grandad, Thomas F Green, died following an accident at Denby pit around 1959
Pamela - Mine Explosion Barnsley 7 May 1947 - Do You Know The Names Of The Miners Who Made A Remarkable Recovery In Barnsley Becketts Hospital?
Paul Wyton - My late grandad, Levi Lakin, was a miner at Upton Colliery, Yorkshire, for many years and was involved in a pit disaster sometime in the early to mid 1950s
Graham Hatton - Looking For Photographs of Moor green Apprentice Training Centre
Peggie Richardson - Trying To Contact Vern Prescott Of Ontario Canada Re. William Stenson
Graham Pare - Researching my Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Family History
Michelle Kennedy - Criggleston Disaster 1941 - Lloyd, Bernard and James Fox Died In The Disaster
Sue Mitchell- Looking for a picture of an old poster, the MINES RESCUE poster for INGS ROAD Wakefield
Matthew White - Any Information, Keith Patrick Walton was killed at Rawdon 17 Apr 1969
Judy Storer - Looking for help, my dad, Philip King of, Mansfield was killed at Crown Farm 25 April 1976
Rob Street - Bradford Colliery - A Friend Of My Father, Emlyn Williams, Died There 1950s
Julie Hughes - Looking For Information, Daily Herald Award To Marine Colliery Rescuers 1927
Gillian Anwyll - Family History - My Great Grandfather John James Rowland, Temple Normanton mine
Christine Tidswell - Family History - Thomas William (Tom) Tidswell Was A Coal Miner in Yorkshire sometime between 1919 to 1931
Debra Hulse (nee Newton) - Henry Newton, died aged 33 after an accident at Wollaton Colliery Nottingham on 11 Oct 1888
Alistair Hutchinson - Family History, George Arthur Wright Crushed By Wagons Shipley Colliery 1922
Sandra Turner - Arthur Dunbar, died as a result of an accident at Hickleton Main colliery 1945 - Also
Cuthbert Dunbar died as the result of a roof fall at South Kirkby colliery 1902

Jo Walton - What happened to children of a mining family in the 1930s when they lost both parents
David A Bond - Looking for information about Samuel George Elliff, killed at Bentley Colliery 1925
Martin Mann - Herbert Norman Killed By Roof Fall At Wath Main 14th January 1947
Faith Sykes - Miners Sayings - He's Going For The Button
Mark Hill - Family Research - Granddad William Hill of South Normanton and Stewart Bonser, Crown Farm Mansfield
Ephraim Hendrix - Orval Samuel Hoke, Aged 56, Crushed By A Train, Gedling Colliery, 11 Sep 1972
Rosa - Family Research - My Grandfather John William Dawson Worked As A Sorter Above Ground In 1911
Charles Stubley - Any Information? George Killgallon was killed at Upton Colliery, Yorkshire, on the 12 May 1953
Pamella Clapham - My Great Uncle, Arnold Crooks, Lived In Eastwood, Near Brinsley. The 1911 Census Says He Was A Colliery Worker (Above Ground)
Joy Sharp - Information - My Dad, James (Jim) Newton, Worked At Underwood Pit. He Died In 1963 Whilst Working His Shift.
Janice Heslop - Alans Data Base - My Grandfather, Thomas McAdam, Died At Allerton Bywater Colliery Around 1945
Mick Bostock - I Can't Find My Brother-In-Law’s Brother, He Was Crushed Under The Cage
Darren Parkin - Thornhill Disaster 1893 - My Great-Grandfather, Wroe Parkin, Became A Bit Of An Unwitting Local Hero
Val Allen - Yorkshire Pit Accidents, My Great Grandfather Thomas Bartholomew
Tim Holmes - John White, My Great Uncle, Died In The Minnie Pit Disaster 1915
Elaine Longden - Did Joseph Henry Flint (1892 - 1963) Work Down Brinsley Pit
Christine Harris - Auchengeich Pit Disaster 1959 - I Would Like To Contact Bill Somerville
Karen Linke - My Grandfather, Lanczak, Was Working In A Coalmine Around 1949 And Living At The Alfreton Miner’s Hostel
Peter Culpin - Looking For Info - Mining In Alfreton, Particularly Opencast Mining And How They Hired And Fired Irish Navvies
John Evans - George and William Evans - Information Request Colliery Accident - South Elmsall, Yorkshire
Brian Smith - British Football Managers in Portugal Looking For Information About Robert (Bob) Kelly born Ashton in Makerfield 16th Nov 1893
Jonathan Allcock - Looking For Information About My Grandpa John Henry Allcock - Swanwick Colliery
Andy Beckley - Looking For Ralph Parker of Nottingham, An Old Friend ...
Nick Shelley - Andrew Crawford at Bestwood, Obituary, 1942
Catherine Stewart - Looking For Photos Of Firbeck Colliery In The 1920s And The Victoria Hospital, Worksop - Above All A Photograph Of John Thomas Edson (1904-1928)
John Hayward - My mother-in-laws dad, Edwin Arnold, was killed at Savile Colliery Methley, Leeds in 1961
Beryl Turner - My 17 Year Old Great Uncle, James Woolham, Was Killed In A Lancashire Pit Around 1902
Harry Barnes -Any One Know Cecil Booth of North Gawber Pit?
Tony Edgley - Looking For Information About My Grandfather John Egley, Mines Rescue Team
Mark North - Any Information - Thomas Housley was killed at Underwood Pit, 1855
William Burns - Auchengeich Disaster - Looking For Iain Urquhart
Mollie Goodman - Looking For A Photograph Of Harry Hodson. Crigglestone Colliery, Yorkshire
Jean Crossman - Looking For Info - Hartshorne, Hobson, Disney, Stainsbys and Harts of Stanley, West Hallam, and Heanor
Mark Saunders - Tracking My Dad, Arthur H Saunders - Born 1924
Warwick Hojem - Any Information - TWS Beckett Manager Granville Colliery 1936-1940 Then Commanded The Royal Navy Minesweeper HMS Antares During WWII
Patzy Callaghan - Any Information, My Grandfather John Hughes Was Killed In 1928 In A Pit Fall At South Kirkby
Edward Frost - Any Information On Wesley Henry Chesworth. Died Pye Hill Colliery, 10th December 1947?
Catherine Smith - Request For Information About My Great Grandfather James Alton, Possibly Died At Ormonde Colliery, March 1930
Sue Wormall - Looking For Information, George William Wormall Died, Aged 37, In The Sutton Colliery, 1937
Val Smeeton - Was Ellis Williams, who died in the Marine Colliery Disaster, of 75 Marine Street CWM my Grandfather?Teresa Gess - William Fletcher Was Killed 1850 Butterley Park Colliery Roof Fall
Lee Spurr - Can you tell me if Pete Searson is still about?
Jane Betts - I Am A Descendent Of John Thorpe Who Fell Out Of Sinkers Hoppit At Shirland Colliery, Derbyshire,1866
John Wood -Stephen (Steven) Edwards - Kellingley Colliery, West Yorkshire - 1986ish - A Coal Cutting Machine Fell On Him (I Believe)
Brian Wilson - WITH THANKS - I Am Researching My Ancestors Who All Worked In The Mines Of Pinxton In Derbyshire
Liz Corbett - Looking For Information, - Robert Corbett died of a head injury sustained at Hucknall, 1910
Shan Jenkins - Looking For Information, My Dad Worked At Windsor Colliery, Near Caerphilly
Mary Wooldridge - Looking For ? Walker Of Bestwood. He Was Active In The Union At Bestwood 1900s
Tracey Emptage - Looking For Information, My Grandfather Mr. William Thomas Died At Binley Colliery, Coventry 1947
Donna Marie Lindle -Information - William Scott, Pye Hill, Jacksdale Derbyshire
Shirley Bennet - Looking For Information On Robert Roberts, One Of The Rescuers, Pretoria DIsaster 1910. He Received The King Edward Medal
Angharad Scott -Mining Accidents, Hickleton Main, Thurnscoe, Near Barnsley in South Yorkshire
James Hoyland -My Great Grandfather Fred Hoyland, Rotherham Mines Rescue
Geoffrey Graham - Help, My Great Grand Uncle John Graham, Aged Just 12, Perished In The Oaks Colliery Disaster 1866
Pauline Williams - My great grandfather Walter James was a shunter on the railway, I believe he was killed in an accident at the colliery in Worksop around 1913
Garth Gregory - My grandfather, Harold Kirk (1896-1965) worked as a Derbyshire miner - Also we have a beautiful cutlery canteen set inscribed Markham Collieries
Ryan Mansell - My Grandfather Richard Mansell Died at  Treeton Colliery, Rotherham, Yorkshire 1957
Xanthe Parkin - My g-grandfather, Mark Kenworthy, was a miner in Silkstone, Barnsley became a grocer, Deputy Mayor, Killed himself 1909

Diane Bartram - Any Info - My great uncle, Arthur Roe, died in the pits in Burton Upon Trent 22 Dec 1929 aged 17
Vivien Small - Does anyone know Thomas Newton who worked at Wollaton Colliery circa 1958
Vicki Webster (nee Shaw) - My mum’s dad, Joseph William Crooks died Selston pit in 1951, any more information?
Kevin Joyce - Looking For Pit Closure Dates In/Near Kimberley Notts That Could Have Sent My Great, Great Grandfather (William Sheldon) B. 1859 Up To County Durham
Jenny Stanier nee Taylor - Any Information - My Father, Harry Adin Taylor died at Cotgrave colliery in 1965
Val Birkett- John Tasker, an ancestor, was killed in a pit explosion in 1755 at Gen Lane ward Green Barnsley
Mark Haines - Frank A Harris died at Snowdown Colliery 1960s - Any Information?
Erica Boorman - Both of my grandfathers worked at Tilmanstone Colliery as did my father and at least one of my uncles - I would love to know more about their working lives.
Marie Dickinson -My Gandfather Norman Fieldsend was Killed in Glapwell Colliery about 1943
Carol Cheshire - Albert Enoch Jones, Land Lord of the Railway Inn was injured at Langwith Colliery 1904
Jillian Williams - Charles Crann died at White Horse Colliery 30 Dec 1857 - Where was the mine?
Jason Thorpe - Any Photos of my dad, Harry Thorpe, at work? He worked at Moorgreen from 1971 to 1983-84
Andrew Butler - Josephus Hackett died at Hickleton Main Colliery, Thurnscoe, South Yorkshire, on January 14th 1905
Rachel Gent - A relative of mine, Cyril Gent, died on 6th Feb 1938 in an accident at Shipley Colliery, Derbyshire
Paul Glasby - Do you have any more information on Edward Polkey aged 55 died Blackwell A, 1923, Fall of roof
Tim Haines - Looking for some info about my father Leonard Haines, he worked in the Notts coal field 1929-63
Wendy Lipinski - Looking for Alan Sargeant, regarding my great, great uncle, George Sargeant who died in the Pretoria Pit Disaster 1910
Chris Rodger - Mr George Rodger (90) was part of a rescue crew at the Michael Colliery Disaster 1967
Victoria Roberts - Florence Colliery 1965 -1986 - Robert Henry Kirkup whom I understand worked as a Senior Overman/Deputy
Katie Brown - Broadsworth Colliery accident, my grandfather Brian Hall was crushed and later died in hospital 1967
Moira Hill - Mining death enquiry - James Henry STAFF who died in Nottingham General Hospital 25th November 1932
Dean Beresford - Bentley Colliery - Joe Beresford who played for Aston Villa and England
James Cherrett - Family Tree Research - I'm searching for Joseph Rivington of 29 Alexandra Street Warsop, Derbyshire
Donald Yeates - Looking for information on my great grandfather Jenkin Evans who was a policeman based at the Universal Colliery, Senghenydd at the time of the 1913 Disaster
Ann Presti - Any information, My dad, Matthew Patrick, was badly hurt in a coal mining accident 29 Nov 1943
Ted Shore - Looking for information about the 'Shores' of Heage
Mrs Julie Stoppard - Rexco - My dad, Ron Metheringham, worked at the plant next to Thoresby Colliery 1961-1973
Bill Saxton -Henry Saxton b1894 in Eastwood Nottinghamshire, did he die, age 36, in Merthyr Tydfil from a mining accident.
Ann Platt - My G G Grandfather, John Pease and his son who were killed in the 1860 disaster
Mark Poxon - John Robert Seiles died at Clipstone Colliery, Nottinghamshire, 1925
Mark Poxon - My 2nd great grand uncle, Samuel Shooter b 1819 Early trade unionist was sacked by the Butterley Company
Paul Bain - Looking for information, I am the great grandson of Thomas Severn who disappeared in 1918
Neil Willis - Looking for information, Mines Rescue George Henry Willis 1907-1983 Electrician and eventually chief electrician
DMD - Any Information - Three Members Of The Arundel Family Died In Mining Accidents in 1797
Helen Coan - Looking for information about Herbert Green who lived in Stanley, worked at Stanley Pit and WW1
Barrie Lewis - I am currently involved in trying to raise funds for a mining memorial in honour of those who died in our local pits
Darren Allsebrook
- Sam Cocking, My Great Uncle Died At Creswell - Looking For A Photo Of Him
Tracey Winfield - My Great Grandfather Samuel Winfield was brought from Nottingham to Williamthorpe Pit around 1909
Muriel Walker - Looking fo info about Matthew Wilkinson who died in a mining accident at Dinnington, 1911
Kathy Roberts - Looking for info about Joseph Smith-Farnsworth, died in the Summit, Kirby coal mine in 1917
Ken Wain - Any Information, Overwind Accident At Markham Colliery Derbyshire 18th June 1946?
Bryn Holmes - Why would a miner change his name when moving between mines in 1900?
Cathryn Walton - Looking for Information, Francis Calvert Gillette and Robert Henry Robinson were Mining Engineers near Mapperley ALSO the Bayeux Tapestry replica - the Leek Embroidery Society - Thomas a dyer and his wife Elizabeth Wardle who  started the Embroidery Society
Beverley Hamilton - Maurice Buckingham died 15 July 1948 at Babbington Colliery
Julie Moo - My Great Uncle Horace Carrington Died at Newstead Colliery 1943
Tony Frost - Looking for Information, My Grandad Ernest Frost of Mapperley Brook
Jason Sullivan - Looking for my father Mr. John Anthony Sullivan who was a member and worker at Calverton pit
Elaine Skehan - Looking for info. My G. Grandfathers brother fell down a mine shaft at Midsomer Norton, Somerset, in 1839
Rosalind Cunningham - Burradon, I used to play a lot with Diana Daniels' sister Sheila
Gwen Brown - My Grandfather Hugh Wilson Died in a Mining Accident at Burngrange About 1940 - Any information
Elaine Horton- Any information - My grandfather Thomas Waterfield, was in Nottingham General Hospital 1922, as was 'Bendigo'.
Julie Wright - Trying to contact Carol Forsberg, I am also a relative of George Marshall
Ann Reekie - 1901, My grandfather (Samuel Martin) was living in Arnold, Nottinghamshire and worked as a coal miner.
Olwyn Oliver - Where Can I Find My Dads Colliery Number
Brian Draper - Is Ray Havil, from 'Ilsun' still alive and kicking
Clive Barthorpe - Looking for Information, Samuel Barthorpe died Markham Colliery 1940
Lorna Nam -Looking for Information, My Grandfather Vincent Glen Nam Died at Gedling Colliery 1965
Ken Manley - I believe my paternal grandfather, William Thomas Jones, was killed in the Marine Colliery disaster
Kevin Hoult - Is There A Record Of All Miners Who Worked Swannington (Leicestershire) And Surrounding Areas?
John Sims - I am a 5th generation miner - my G. G.grandfather Joseph Sims was killed at Rufford colliery 1928
Colin Berresford - Was there an accident at Bestwood around 1898 that killed my G G Grandfather Samuel Berresford?
lan Carmichael - Alec Samuel Harper died at Warsop Main in October 1951 - Looking for any Information
Michael Astle - My grandfather, Fredrick Paddon, was killed in the 1913 Rufford Mining disaster. Are there any photos of the team that died?
Jenny Clarke - My gr-grandfather Samuel Burden died at Lundhill Pit. Looking for images of Cortonwood and Lundhill pits also Milton Iron Works near Tankersley and Wentworth as some of dads family worked and died there in the 1800's
Jo Biswell - Looking for information about John Parsons' sons Samuel b. 1837 in Birchwood Derbyshire. James b. 1839 in Alfreton and Luke b 1832 in Alfreton he died in Birchwood colliery in 1856.
Chris Jones - Does anyone know the whereabouts of George Jones from Beighton, commonly known as 'Nobby' 
Chris Jones - Does anyone know anything about the old 'Tup' plays that miners used to perform
Christy Galligan - Looking for Joseph Doherty from 120 Ard O Donnell, Letterkenny, Donegal, in Ireland.
Graeme Freebody - Alexander Freebody was a training officer at Ellington and served in the Mines Rescue at Ashington
Nick Cook - Bretby colliery - Trying to contact Ron Thacker of British Columbia, Canada and Brenda Winfield
Antony Cyril Allen - My father Cyril Allen was killed in a mining accident at Clifton Colliery on 17th August 1949
Lesley Sulley - I believe my grandfather Walter Stanley Carlisle was killed in a roof fall at Wollaton colliery.
Barbara Piggott- My great grandfather Enoch Henshaw of Heanor Derbyshire died age 26 years in 1881
Barbara Piggott - My father, George Henry Clements (Little Wemmy) was a miner at Gedling for 52 years 1921 to 1973
Rodney Fogg - William Fogg - Death as result of fall of coal at Cossall Colliery on 24th Sept 1907
Rosemary Belcher - Any Information - My Grandfather, Thomas Evans, 1870-1880 was probably a Mine Manager in North Staffordshire, Longton and Hanley area
Mike Jebson - Lundhill mine disaster 1857 and role of mining engineer John Jebson born 1 Jan 1819
Jo Forder - Did Patrick Cassidy's Widow Get The Relief Fund Because He Was Killed? They Lived In Ince In 1879
Ian Bailey - Researching Minnie Disaster, I Would Like To Contact Some People
Peter Croft - Where Can I Get My Old Pit Checks From?
Caren Fox - Helping a lady who is writing her life story of the time she worked as a pit nurse. Bentley Pit disaster 1978
Stella Beever - Help! Re: William (Willie) Beever - Hoyland Silkstone Quarry pre 1915
Mauree Parkinson - Albert Edward Spiby died in 1927 at Cleworth Pit Tyldesley, his surname has been entered incorrectly as SPILBY - Who do I contact to correct this?
George Button - Any Information - My father Wilbert George Button died Cronton Colliery, Lancashire 1954
Jim Dowson - My brother was killed in a pit accident at the Rothwell Colliery on 4th Jan. 1971.
Barrie Moore - Trying to find relatives of David Robert Jones, Killed in the Bilsthorpe Disater 1927
Claire Bramley - Looking for information about my Great Uncle Granville Cyril Groves who died at Sherwood Pit, 1918
Dan Tyrer - How would an 18th century miner become a Mechanic? is a Mechanic the same as an Engineer?
Becky - Looking for a friend called Tony Dodds that used to work down Harworth Pit
Martin (Ike) Billam - Looking for info about my Grandfather Frank Bradley Billam died at Manton Colliery 27 March 1918
Matthew Conlan - Olympics 2012 - Does anyone remember Peter Bradshaw?
Carl - Looking for info about my granddad, Horace Parkin, he survived a broken neck at Denby Hall Pit during the 1940s or 50s
Anthony Evans - Looking for info about my Grandfather George Evans an official at Brackley Colliery, Near Bolton before 1940 and my father Ronald Evans
Jill Livermore - Looking for information - Austin Devaney died at Maypole, 1908
Darlene MacCormac - Any Info - My father was the son of Richard Owen who immigrated to Canada from the Rhondda Valley
Mel Southerden - Markham Black Shale Disaster 1938 - We think the man, second from right back row, might be my father
Alan Sarson - My dad, Bertie Sarson, aged 13 at Manner's Colliery - looking for more information
Kath Torrisi - Denis Doxey [Dorcey] Pretoria Pit disaster - Thomas Partington, was living with his family at that address for a long time
Terry Miller - Looking for Info about the Doyle family, Canklow Rotherham Main Colliery 1899
Ellen - Marine Disaster 1927 - I wondered if he was my relative Richard Wilkinson
Malcolm Reveley - Was there a Relief Fund ? Wallsend Colliery Explosion 1835
Tricia Lindsay - My Grandad, Alec Stirling, was on shift the night of the Michael Pit disaster, Sept 1967
Russell Hind - Looking for Information about my father’s death at Langwith Colliery 1968
Bill Harvey - Any info., my grandfather, Edwin George Dewey, worked at Hickleton and was killed in 1910?
John Tandy - Any Information on Bevan Boy, Sir Jimmy Savile's mining accident?
Carol Darlington - Looking For Information about Wright Summerscales and his son Senior Summerscales
Joanne Jennings - My Great Grandfather, Wm Wilson, died in an accident, Babbington Colliery 1920s, 30's
George Rooney - Any information about David Scott who died in the Lindsey Disaster 1957
Jackie Giddings - 1800s, Derbyshire, what did a stallman do?
Ann Atkinson - Plans For Markham Miners Memorial
Mike Chapman - My Grandfather, William Maull, was killed in the terrible Tower disaster
Jennifer Ham - Leycett 1883, looking for information about Frederick Dykes, born Buerton, Audlem in 1858
John Bradfield - Are There Records of Dinas Rescue Station Brigade Members from 1945 to 1957
Jean Ward - My Dad, Alfred Pemberton, was badly injured between 1933 and 1938, possibly Kiveton ParkColliery
Clifford Raven - Looking for information - Chesterfield Mines Rescue Man, John Perry 1930s
Clifford Raven - Looking for info, my grandfather George Hawksley 1871 at South Wingfield then Silverhill in Skegby Sutton-in-Ashfield Notts 1900
Charlotte Layton - Arthur Briggs Ilkeston Mines Rescue and Denby Drury Lowe
John Watts - Any Information, WOOD George Alfred, died Bestwood 1913 ish
Victoria Moulden- Looking for information about Alfred Lawton Lovatt and / or his 1912 North Staffs Colliery Owners Rescue Team medal
Terri Whent - Looking For Information About my grandfather John Henry Hopkin Aka Harry Hopkin, Ilkeston Mines Rescue
Teresa Kemp - I am researching Bolton Magraith
Alan Smith - Joseph Belfield Shorthose - Peacock Colliery, Ilkeston - Timber Coal Merchant or Mine owner?
Roy Frederick Machin - Any Information, Mossfield Pit Disaster, Early 20 Century, 106 Lives Lost?
Ian Bailey - Researching Minnie Disaster, 1918, How Do I Contact Writers?
John McCullough - Nottinghamshire Miners, Bentinck, Brinsley, Pye Hill, Underwood pits - Family History
Colin Allen - My g.grandfather, Joseph Allen survived the disaster but died 1883 from Brights disease
Sue Leigh - Mossfield Pit Disaster - John Moffett - The Old Toffee Shop
Murrae Kirk - Is George Brock, Ilkeston Mines Rescue, still alive?
Do you have any photos or information about Shonkey pit?
David Long - I need a list of those killed in the Ince Moss Colliery Disaster 1871 for a Memorial
Nicola Ward - My father Rod Walshaw worked at Mosley Common Colliery - I need some photos and memorabilia to make him a wonderful birthday present
Jill Bond
- Accident @Snowdown Colliery Feb. 1931 - Arthur Woodbridge
Maria Drysol - Looking For Information - Skegy Miners Holiday Camp - Kenneth Harold Purdy and Valerie Miriam Hindle
June Hall - Any Info. My Father, Rex Kerry, was killed at Bilsthorpe 1958
Brian Gripton - Creswell Disaster, 1950 - I Think The 3rd From The Left Is My Father, Tom Gripton
Graham Scott - My Great Uncle, Andrew Bryden was killed at Grange Mine Rotherham 1949
Helen Kelman Family Tree - Cadeby Main, Disaster 1912. Is Mr Berry our Berry?
Mrs Kerry Hartshorn - Family Tree - Looking For Hartshorn, mainly in Derbyshire
Christine Fleck - Felling Mine Disaster 200 Year Mark - Looking For Survivors, Stories etc.
Trevor Gaunt - I was an electrician at Glapwell Colliery, North Derbyshire area
Joseph Strickland - Any Info - Henry Lawry Died In A Mine Disaster In Turol, Cornall, England 1882
Pat Doyle - Auchengeich - Looking For Family And Friends, I was in the Square Pit when the disaster took place
Deb Dickson - Any Info - Anthony George Hogg was killed in the Walker Colliery Disaster 1887
Zoe Stewart - I Live In Australia But Am Tracing UK Mining Ancestors - Stonehouse, Wilkinson or Pepper
E Brockhill - Looking For Information, Alfred Siddall of 30 station Road Brimington
Alan Baxter Piggford - Looking For Info. John Baxter Piggford Died, Mansfield Colliery, Crown Farm 1949
Robert Dixon - Hartley Pit Disaster - Where The Official Enquiry Documents Held?
Antonia Swift - Trying to find a mine that was in Rishton, Lancashire
Mandi Moore - Looking For Kevin Brian Moore, Miner, Pit Near Mansfield, Early 80's
Peter Machin - Looking For Old Certificate In The Name Of Samuel Machin.
Sarah Heeley - Family Tree - What Was Gaffer Chambers Real Name, He Worked At Brinsley Colliery
William Boyle Dolan - My father, Peter Kelly, was killed at Auchengeich - Where can I get info or picture of him?
Gibson Kyle - Baird Institute - Looking For Ex-Barony Miners From The '60s, James Wilson, George Montgomery, George Young, Joe Patrick and James Tanner
Annette Wheeler - My Grandfather: Thomas Morgan may be the same Thomas Morgan killed in the Minnie Pit Disaster,1918
John Vale - My Grandmother was adopted by the Burnham family in 1904 who worked at Pinxton pit
Michael Green - BRYAN family/BRADFORD Pit. Seeking information
Andrew Turner - Is William Henry Hill in the Howe Bridge Rescue Station picture dated 1911?
Geoffrey P. Glasby - My grandfather, Jack Glasby, was trapped for 8 hours, Creswell Colliery 1923
Philip Robinson - Joseph Robinson Killed 1917 - Looking For Copyright Free Photos of Underwood Pit
Duncan McGregor - My Grandfather, Duncan Mcgregor, Died In A Mining Accident In Blackridge 1948
Lisa Hood - My ancestor was a colliery agent’s manager but which pit?
Susan Ratcliffe I am related to the Shearer family in New Cumnock, but have not yet found the link
Diane Marriott - Samuel Marriott, Killed Renishaw Park Colliery 1909
Peter Shelswell Is That George Allen In The Photo Of Those Who Died In The Maypole Pit Disaster?
Roger Beardsmore - Lookin For Info. Langton Colliery, South Notts, Ernest Beardsmore killed 1931
Paula Keenan - I Am Trying To Contact Any Of The Women Who Protested At Parkside Colliery
Stan Cutts
- Looking For Information - Cutts Family 1857 Lundhill Disaster
Anita Littlewood - Looking for information about money raised for a mining disaster at Thornhill pit
John McCabe - Looking For Information - Robert McCoid Died In The Auchengeich Disaster
Anne Tweddle - Looking for any Dennison in mine disasters
Rita Deverill - Annesley in WW2 and Eric Deverill
Rob Sidwell - Harry Sidwell Markham Mining Accident 1937
Andy Mark Simpson - Filmmaker interested in getting coal mine memories.
Tim Deveaux - A Felling Mining disaster 1812 - Did the Rev John Hodgson manage to set up a hospital for miners and their dependents?
John Turner - Anyone Remember, Bill Turner, Worked At Sneyd Pit During The War Years?
Barry Lambe - Lookin For Information, Thomas William Died in Mine Accident, Kent Minefields 1947
Joe - Looking For Information John Smart, died 1847 Fothar Quarry, Collessie, Fife, Scotland
Laurence S. Wilson - Looking for Information about Peter Stewart Wilson, Bowburn, Durham. Died 1966
Alan Beardsmore - Looking For Information, Kaitangata Coal Mining Disaster 1879, New Zealand
Alan Beardsmore - Dandy Pit, My Grandfather, Francis Shuker, Was The Only Man To Escape From The Coal Face
Gilbert Temprell - Creswell Disaster 1950, I can't find Webster H
Ron Thacker - My family worked at the Bretby Colliery from 1870s to 1920s
Simon Atkinson - Looking For Information About A Rescue At Grimethorpe Colliery
Gedd Jerome Brookhouse Colliery, Are There Any Reunions In The Pipeline?
Steve Truckle - Lundhill Disaster 1857, Are there any record of the 90 women that were widowed, or the men's addresses?
Margaret Banyard - Fatal Accident, Joe Rowney, Snowdon Colliery about 1931
Stanka Savic Radojicic - Search for info NIKOLA SAVIC, from former Yugoslavia, born 1914, appeared to be working in London mines after the WWII
Frances - Family History - Looking For Information, Wallace Tom Price died Grange Pit Hindley, 1916
Rachel Musselwhite - Any info. Martin O'Hora 1875 to 1907, died at Brodsworth Colliery age 32 years.
David R Hunter - Family History - I am looking for my father in law Arthur Cartledge
Steven Guy - Family History - Searching Brookhill 1950s, Calverton, 1980s Bentinck 1940s
Mrs Patricia Berry - Searching for my Grandad. Killed in a pit accident, St Helens area about 1914
Stuart Bradley - Bentley Colliery Silver Band. Is Arthur Ashton on the back row, above the bass drum?
Jean Birks - HELP! Family History - Henry Marsh born c1850 Miner, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Probably Skegby Colliery also known as the Brierley Colliery between 1872-1885.
Emma Ward - HELP! Family History - Ward's and their wives' families all come from Rothwell, Yorkshire.
Sue Hannam - Looking for info about my Grandfather Thomas Taylor. He designed Lynemouth Colliery.
Andrew Martin - Creswell Colliery. Searching for information about Joseph Martin (Joe) who was a mine electrician at the time
Dr Kenneth G Townend PhD - Looking for information, there was an accident in the Castleford, Barnsley area, the boss/manager/ had to sack a member of his family?
Allie Hill - Writing a novel, Radio Derby put me in touch with someone but who?
Michael Thomas Adams - My Father, Thomas Adams, died in a Pit Accident in 1957, Possibly Hucknall
Faith Greenhalgh - The Oaks Pit - This Bible Was a Gift From The Oaks Colliery Relief Fund
John Turner - Looking For Information About My Farther, Charles William Turner
Damon Musgrove - Looking for information; My dad, Ken Musgrove, worked on Ilkeston Rescue Station
David Magraith - Any info about Robert Lovell Magrath, manager of the Shevington Colliery 1850
Stan Gardner - Any Information. Fatal Accident - Dominic O Gara at Wood Pit Colliery 1961?
Cathy Stockmeyer - Maypole Mine Disaster 1908. Is there a list of surviors?
Eric Wilde - Trying to locate a list of miners in the Eastwood area from 1750 until 1880
Gail Blood - Where are the graves belonging to the miners of Leycett and Mr Lightfoot of the Minnie Pit?
Bridgette Huckerby-Perks - George Henry Huckerby (Harry) worked at Bentley Colliery from 1930s and was active in the union
Pauline Salt (Simcock) - Family Tree and Norton Park Colliery
Ralph Skinner - Ezra Naylor - Two of his brothers drowned in Moorgreen Reservoir, any information?
Paula Brown - Did anyone work with Geoffrey Brown down Maltby Pit?
Jane Bradley-Jones - Looking for info. regarding Thomas Breeze, died Talk o'th'Hill 1873
Donald Box - My Grandfather, Donald Box, Died In The 1978 Bentley Paddy Accident
Carolyn Thompson - Looking For Information, the Barker Family, Bradford Mine
Edna Booth - I think my dad, Henry Pennington, was involved in the Edge Green Explosion in 1932
Simon Davis - James Davis (1905 - 1978) Mines Inspector, North East of England
Fred Newton - Looking for information on A J Flint 2117 - Newstead Colliery
Margaret Tahri - Any Information - George Matthew Marsden, Miner, Worksop 1923
Gwyn Pierce - Any Information - Silver Medal Issued 1933 by Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Owners Rescue to Arthur Bond
Matthew Chetwood - Was my great-grandfather, Albert Parker, involved in the rescue operation?
John Morris - Help, Grandfather Thomas Leslie Morris lived in Heanor involved at the rescue at Bilsthorpe in 1934
Thomas Smith - Looking for Info Joseph and Thomas Smith - Brook Hill Colliery, Pinxton around 1900
Charles Toner - Looking for information on my grandfather Charles Toner
Ian Booth - My Father, Bernard Booth, was head Lampman at Summit in the 50s and 60s
Bronwen - r u able to help - Walter Worthy Morgan killed at Llanhilleth Colleriery Abertillery 1907
Helen Coan, nee Disney - Manners Pit Explosion 1905
Brian Arrandale - Looking For Information about Thomas Arrandale Manager Bradford Colliery 1870's
Pauline - Looking for Info - Joseph Crean trapped in a mining disaster in the 1930s
Irene Beard - Looking for Info - Hugh Booth killed in explosion 1846 at Sparrows Pit Fenton
Karen Pointon (formerly Bates) - Looking For Old Photos Of My Father, Dennis Alfred Bates, At Florence Colliery
Joy Sharp - Looking For Information. My Dad, James (Jim) Newton, Worked At Underwood Pit
Stephen Fletcher Richard Fairhurst, Survived The Maypole Pit Disaster. Looking For The Newspaper Photo
Michael Harrison - Trying To Trace John Millington who had two sons die in the Wood Pit Explosion 1878
Annie Wood - Trying To Trace Sydney Harry Wells, Possibly Died In a Mining Accident 1925-7
L J Bamford - Looking For Info. William Arthur Taylor, Killed In A Pity Disaster After 1920
Gareth Owen - Looking For John Sloyan, the Sloyan's
Andrew Burton - Any Info. Grandad Wilkinson died at Hucknall or Bestwood Pit, late 40’s to middle 50’s
Mark Haines - Looking For Info. Frank Harris, Snowdown Colliery crushed between 2 coal carts 1960s
Yvonne - Looking For Information, Taylors’ Pinxton Derbyshire
Andy Freeman - William George Newcombe Winch became a Mining Engineer, Where could I find information about his qualifications and career?
Christine Mitchell - Looking For Info. William Lamb born 1869 Possibly Bolsover Colliery
Geoff Jackson - Looking For Harrigan Family Last Know In Wrexham Just After The War
Gemma Stewart - Clifford Jaques died on 12th April 1949 after roof fall, Allerton Colliery
Andy Martin
- Trying to Trace My Grandfather Joseph Martin, Creswell Colliery
Tony Sissons - My Dad, Charles Sissons, Died In The Markham Pit Disaster
Any Other Sources Of Information Regarding The Markham Disaster?
Trying To Find Memorabilia Of Markham Pit

Bill Somerville My father, Bill Somerville, was a miner in Auchengeich in the early 1920’s
Heather Jones - Looking For Info George Golightly Wilkie, Doncaster Area About 1905, Bentley Mine and Possibly Hatfield 1907 and Armthorpe 1909
Pauline Job was Johnson - Looking for info about Grandad, Thomas Johnson, Killed Markham 1949
T. Harding - Ogilvie Colliery 1940, Evan Robbins Was Killed Along Side Two Others
Caroline - Looking For Info., Albert Hutchison who died in a mining accident in Fife in 1957
Chris Waller - Looking For Information About Jack Davis - Rufford Colliery
Peter Cuthbertson Were the Bodies of The 13 Entombed Men Recovered For Their Funerals?
Beryl Heeks - Looking For Information About George? HEEKS - Minnie Pit
Douglas V E Couse - Tom Lester - "Anderton" Shearer/Loader. Can Anyone Help Here Please?
Judi - John Hall Gaskell Died Bestwood Pit 1940 - Any Information?
Eric Brown - Any Information on Horace Homer, Summit Colliery 1950 / 1970?
Chris Green - Chesterfiled Rescue Team Circa 1920. Who are they?
Elizabeth Wardle - Linby Colliery - Gwyn Coates, Dr Wm Harrison Coates, Eric Coates the composer.
Geoff Bellamy - Firbeck / Tracing Miner Brian Clayton 1954 To 1964
Margaret Burdett - Help contacting Kevin Cowley, a possible distant relative
Rebecca Comyn - Do you know any Pounder's in the Derbyshire area.
Peter Mitchell - Looking For Information on Jack Mitchell, Cadeby Main Disaster 1912
Caroline Robinson - Looking for information about my late father-in-law Mr Edwin (Fred) Robinson. Died Silkstone Pit 1970's.
Helen and Paul Hickford - David Owen Died, Near or at Pontypridd, Glamorgan 1914
Tom Barber - Thomas Philip Barber of Barber Walker and Company Collieries
Christine - Walter Fawcett aged 20, Killed at Moorgreen Pit in August 1900
Ron Clayden - Jesse Lewis - Born 1876 Madeley - Coal Heaver, Madeley Area
Philippa Tyson - Birchenwood Colliery Mr Alfred L Lovatt killed in roof fall in 1924
Margaret - Any information Gaythorn Bartholomew age 14, Killed Steetley Colliery 1896
and Frank Shone, he was also killed in a mining accident but at at Bolsover Colliery.

Chris Galvin - Who Were In The Lift But Survived The Accident at Barrow Pit 1907?
Judith Stoneman - My Great-Grandfather, Joseph Jones - Miner From Abram
Roger Bailey - Looking for information about Cotgreave Farm, Mapperley in the early 1900s
Glynnis Rowley - What were A. Rowley (37) and J. Rowley's First Names? - Minnie Disaster
Tina Turner Looking For Info My Great Grandfather John Hassall Killed In Holditch Disaster
Roberta Snape - Any information on Turton family of miners from Eckington?
Elizabeth Latham - Tracing History of Miner David Burgess - Disaster of 1918 at Halmerend North Staffs
John Penman - William Alexander Penman, Mines Rescue, died after incident at Cowdenbeath 1915
Paul Bradford - Any info on John Charles Albert Makaula-White, Isle of Man TT Racer and miner at Tilmanstone Colliery?
Tracy Ashall - Looking For Photos of Thomasson, Pretoria Pit Diasaster 1910
Lynne Crummack - HELP - I am Writing a Creswell memorial book after Christmas 2008
Heather Young - Looking for Keith Kemp close friend of the late Reuben Young who worked in Sherwood Colliery Mansfield Wood House
Cori Edwards Richardelle - Did Enoch Edwards have a brother who may have gone to Utah (USA)?
Heather Young - Looking for a photo of my dad Reuben Young from Caribbean, worked in Sherwood Colliery Mansfield Wood House
Janet McMurray - Looking For Names of Miners in Auchinleck in 1840s to 60s.
Zoe - I'm writing a novel (fiction). What Was It Like Being A Miner In A Mining Village?
Vicki Mckenna - Any Information? 1881 census says my great grandfather Moses Severn was a Pit Manager in Ilkeston
Frank Peacock - Any Info - Alfred Henry Peacock's Medal - West Stanley Pit Disaster 1909?
Jennifer Savage - Hapton Valley Colliery Explosion Friday 23rd March 1962 - Was the Nurse Alice, Agnes or Maud Who Went Down The Pit?
Lisa Crow - I am trying to confirm my grandfather, John Alfred Hope, worked at Ollerton colliery
Phil Webb - Were George Webb and E.C Webb Related?
Joyce Lowe - Samuel Spruce Awarded Albert Medal for Bravery, Baddesley Pit Explosion 1882
Andy Cadman - Any information on Frank Lesley London, possible son of William James London who died in Cresswell Disaster Sept 1950?
Becki Gomersall - I have family members that worked down the pit, what was life like for them?
Beverley Hughes - Any info? My grandfather, Samuel Hughes, died in a pitfall at Sneyd in 1949
Shannon Siddons - Any Information, Michael William Siddons Worked At Bilsthorpe Pit?
K. Gore - Any Info. Ernest Gore, killed in mining accident on 15th Dec 1953, Bentinck Colliery?
Mr. Brian Knaggs - Any Info about Brian Knaggs who died in a South Yorkshire pit after 1946
Anne Harriss - My grandfather was awarded a medallion by the Lancashire and Cheshire Mine Owners Association, any information.
Helen Jenner - Any info on Alfred Grimwood, Collier at Wingate Colliery 1870s
Margaret Bryden - Any info: My Great Grandfather James Webb was killed in the 1880 explosion.
Shay Habel - Family History - Rigley - Blacksmith Eastwood, Collier Heanor 1850s
David Thomson - Looking for information about Walter Todd, Mines Rescue, Scotland
F Burt - Looking For Information, William Stobbs, Died In Doctor Pit, Belington 1907
Steve Harrison My Great Uncle Thomas Harrison perished in the mine
Mike Hewitt - Was R. Lockett, Reuben the son of Ephraim and Emma Lockett?
Diane Spargo - Any Information, James Spargo and The Antegloro Coal Mine?
Steve - Any Information Colin Yeardley who worked at Orgreave colliery?
Jack Marshall - Any information about Swaith Main Colliery, Barnsley 6 Dec 1875
Jack Marshall - Any information about Charles and John Clegg killed Oaks Pit 1866
Wendy Lapinsky My great, great uncle, George Sargeant, died in the Pretoria disaster in 1910. Any Photos?
Cheryl Barlow - William Smart died in an accident at Blidworth Pit death in the 1930 or 1940's
Carl Huxley My great uncle, Walter Stanley Eyres was killed down Holditch pit around 1934
Hayley Spencer - HELP! Creating school project on the history of coal mining in Mansfield Woodhouse
Ann Cook - Where Have All The Miners Records Gone?
Ann Cook - Have you ever heard of Coalhouse in Doncaster?
Brian Arrandale - Any Info Thomas Arrandale, Mine Manager Bradford Colliery, 1860's - 1880's?
Rex Allen - Any Info Grandfather Edward Allen, moved to Ellistown, Leicestershire about 1903
Linda Rowland - Looking For Sugar Lane Near Jacksdale, Home of Harry Riley born 1896
Marie Smith - Trying to find which pit my grandfather, Samuel Beale, died at.
Jim Morse - Mines Rescue Team 'T' - Ilkeston or Ashby-De-La-Zouch? - 1900s?
June Withers - Daniel Jones died - 1962 disaster at Tower Colliery in South Wales
Eddie Bristow - Rufford, Sherwood & Welbeck Brick Yards in the 40s early 50s. My father Herman (Harry) Bristow was a fireman in the kilns
Lisa Broughton - Norman Broughton and Ollerton Pit Disaster 23-24 November 1961
Heather Wilkinson - Has anyone heard of the Fernyhough Gold Medal?
Emma Dean - Any Info? Frederick Lloyd Ward
Rob Conn Looking For Information; My Father, Robert (Rab?) Conn Was Killed In The Disaster
Gail Milton - Did my great grandfather help to build a tunnel from Trowell Colliery after a fire?
Andy Foster - Ashington. Mark Foster Was In The Mines Rescue During The 60's
Alison Platt - My father, John (Jack) Booth, worked in the Bentley Colliery in the 1930's
Shel Looking for information. Robert John Baird (Bob) was badly injured at Auchengeich
Rob and Sue Freeman (nee Bentley) - Rufford Colliery. Was Albert Bentley Killed 7th Feb 1913
Ruth Singh - Life and Conditions At Drury Lowe Pit, Denby, Derbyshire
Val Mason - Looking for old photos of Gedling with blacksmiths and Arthur Dawson
John Miles - My Great Great-Grandfather, Robert Miles, Was Killed In The Pit Disaster At Chatterley Whitfield 1881
Gary Stretton - Trying To Trace Family Killed In The Manners Colliery, Ilkeston
Rachel Naylor - Any Photos of Harry or Barry Naylor Langton Colliery 1963-65?
Norman Bailey - Looking For Bill Ramsdale
Brian McDearmid - Any Harton or Westoe Colliery Rescue Team Information?
Marion McKnight I Am The Granddaughter Of Tam Green, The Sole Survivor On That Day. I Am Looking For Photos
Bryan Langley - Looking for Amanda Baillie who worked at Maltby Colliery 1990-1994
Chris Smith - Any Information On My Grandfather, Harry Lane, Worked at Clipstone Pit
Mary - Where can I find names of killed miners, Grassmoor Derbyshire 1933?
Betty Green
- Tracing Granddad Jonas Wood
Karen Spake - Looking For Information On Either The Gater Family Or Talk O'th Hill
Linzy Houchen - Trying to trace information regarding my great grandfather Richard Brookfield
Dave Lloyd What was a Winseyman?
Judith Reid
Researching John Hornsey Casson (1843-1926) Surgeon
Wilma Gamston John Smith Farnsworth, Summit Query
Diane Walker Elizabeth Partington And The Pretoria Pit Disaster 1910
Mrs I Hennessy William Barnes lived in Church St Heanor in 1918
Mark Sheriston Jim Sheriston was my Granddad
Mr. Davies How can I trace records relating to my grandfather, a miner in the 1900's?
J Fowkes John (Jack) Fowkes, Shiplet Woodside Pit.
Mike Fowler Grandparents Atkinson - Timber supplied to the coal mines of the UK
Andrew StaytLooking for anyone with the name of MOULTON, Butcher or Bickerton
Pam Bromley Patrick Tobin killed, possibly a rock fall at Bilsthorpe in 1933.
Mary Atton Searching for information about Jack Atton's death and Grange Colliery, 1949
Sue Lebeter - Searching for information Isac Lebeter.
- Looking for grandfather Harry May. Possibly coalmine manager in the Derbyshire area. I think he died in 1918.
Clare Staveley
- Jim Staveley was the only survivor of Pretoria Pit Disaster.
Chris Strawford - Looking for Alf Powick and Frank Nickless, who I lost contact with when Madeley Wood closed
John. W. & Mrs. Maria Wallace - Old Miner Long gone - But searching for relatives. (Robin Hood Road, Blidworth?)
Tom Elliott - Mr J Bingham Silverwood Colliery Rescue Team.
Dennis E South- Barnsley Fire and Haller Around Mid to Late 1940s.
Laura Mosley - researching my family tree in the Midlands.
Gordon Archer - Adolphus J Archer died at Mossfield colliery 21st May 1947.
Darren Whitehead - Help Needed - Farnworth Colliery 1850s. A ghostly Frederick

Colin Rowley - Joseph Rowley Ancestor from Manchester.
Joanne Chamberlain - John Steele died in a pit disaster.
Bryan Maloney - Syson family
- When did Maurice Goddard work at Grange Colliery Rotherham?
Leigh Pridmore Help - Tracing my coal miner ancesters (Lebeter) from Ilkeston, 1871 onwards.
Ngaretta Wilfred Hardwick was killed at Langwith Pit in 1925
Jill Elizabeth Sparrow Barber-Walker Colliery the Fryar family - chiefly Mark Fryar who was Land Agent and Colliery General Manager to the Drury Lowe family
David Shaw 1940 occurrence at Mossfield, Great Grandad Roland Porter and his Son Richard where killed in the pit.
Christine Atherton - These Guys Look Like Rescuers, Who Are They?
Any information about John Mc Cready died at Fairlady Leycett Pit 21st January 1880
Michelle Abadie - We want contributions to our new book '8000 Years of Wisdom'
Greg - Thomas Galley age 16 - White Barn Colliery Staffordshire, 7 July 1861
James Pitt - Any Info? Frederick Lloyd Ward, Pit Manager of Bradford Colliery From 1896
Jeffrey Allen - George Johnson. What type of ambulance did he drive at Bolsover 1940-43?
Mrs L Bourne - Talk O The Hill Disaster 1866 - Could Thomas Knowels have been a relative?
Marion Hebblethwaite - Does Harry Wilson (George Cross) from the Harriseahead Inrush of Water March 1924 have any family?
Tracy Hay - Dennis Duke, Jump near to Hoyland Nether
Julie Whittle - Bradford Pit - Looking for information about Peter Lloyd around 1950-60
Lynne (nee Bentham) - John Bentham who lived in Standish near Wigan
John and Maria Wallace - Old Miner Long Gone - But Searching For Relatives in Blidworth Area
Jean Kolat - Where Can I Search the Roll of Employees Working in Scottish Pits?
G Woodward - Looking For Work Records, Jack Wheatcroft. Hucknall Top
Paul Bergh - Looking for Stephen Offer - Cheadle, Stoke on Trent
Frank Riley - Bignall Hill 1835 - Riley family killed in Mine Disasters in and around Audley Staffs
John Kidger - Joshua Kidger and Mining in the East Midlands
Mr Timothy Coates - When did Arthur Lawrence Die Saving His Workmates at Cadeby Main?
Rod Morgan - My grandfather worked in the Binley Colliery, Coventry
Julie Fraser - William Brandom – Nottingham
Robert Williams - Walter Cook, mechanic at Bestwood Pit or inventor of safety brake for trains
Peter Goee - My great grandfather Peter Goee was killed in Maerdy pit in the Rhondda
Glynis Bate - Charles And Clarence Tranter, Were Mines Rescue Workers At Baggeridge Colliery
(1st Email 2007)
David Tompkins - Looking For grandfather Frederick Miles, a miner from West Hallam in the 1950s
Lewis Tomlinson
- Searching for information on Herbert Tomlinson
Roger Fowler
- BBC Radio Four program - Women in the Pits surviving Wigan Pit Brow Lasses
Peter Mann - 1932 Explosion at llwynypia, Pentre seam no1 in former Scotch Glamorgan Colliery
Suzanne Bradwell - My Grandad Desmond Booth or 'Desi' worked at the Markham pit all his life
Brian Rawding - William Wright Smith - Accident Trowell Pit 1920's
Mike Everley New Era Union - its links to Socialist Societies and some mining terms
Paul Jackson Any information about Arthur Stanton died in the Holditch pit disaster 1937?
Karen Walsh - Anyone any memories of working with Nolan family members from Mansfield?
Anne - Can anyone remember Les Castledine the youngest shot firer in the country?
David Watkins - Thomas Edwin Watkins, born 1905, worked in the Betteshanger Mine.
Joan McVeigh - My Great Grandfather was killed in the 1912 pit disaster at Cadeby
Kathleen Johnson - Racecourse/Boothen Colliery. What was the occasion?
Tony Greaves - I Would Like To Contact Anyone Who Worked At Babington Colliery
Colleen David Padfield (1885-1947) born in Cwm, Monmouthshire, Six Bells Colliery
Gwynneth Devane - Trying to trace the son of Arthur Bernard Clifford
Sue - Looking for William Shaw, who was born in Cheadle in 1869
Roland Gent - Anyone know my granddad Alan Gent of the Chesterfield Mines Rescue Service
John & Arlene McDonald William Elijah Unsworth lived at 12 Coal Pit Lane Astley
Chris Doherty George Doherty, shaft sinker with cementation
Phil Mullen I am from Burradon
Stanley Delaney Fatal Accident At Bradford Colliery, 1950s
Mick Mingay “Miners Check” from Balsover Colliery
John McDade James Brown (Jimmy) and Coatbridge Mines Rescue
Herbert White Rufford Colliery?
Herbert White Can anyone help me pinpoint Rufford Colliery on the map?
Ron Summerson Ron Summerson (Ronnie) stared work at Wardley pit
Marie Hunt Looking for information on my father Harold (Hank) Ambler, Bentinck Colliery
Garry Calladine Calladines Hole
Hannah Parish Manton Colliery, I lost a Great Granddad & 2 Great Uncles in the same pit disaster.
Claire Jakins My great uncle Harry died in the Creswell Mining disaster.
Irene Huskinson Elemore explosion 1886 + Thomas Buck from the Hetton area.
Mr. Davies How can I trace records relating to my grandfather, a miner in the 1900's?
Charlie Davidson Respiratory Problems
Glenda Stokes Fatal accident at Bestwood Colliery 1911 to 1912
Terry Cullen Bradford Colliery Manchester
David Owen Dandy Mine Disaster Dudley 1920
Philip Morris Bradford Colliery Manchester
Graham Ellis Bug And A Wink Pit
Amanda Beech My Granddad Horace Wilshaw worked at Chatterley Whitfield mine in 1950
Marion Hebblethwaite Does anyone Remember Donald Fletcher who was awarded the Edward Medal at Cresswell in 1926?
Margaret Kershaw, nee Drenan How much did miners get paid in the 1940s?
Barbara Carroll Pit Accident Info in the Doncaster/Conisbrough area of Yorkshire in (I think) 1954
Phyllis Reynolds Hugh Reynolds and accident at Talk Colliery January 1900
A Davies Obtaining Proof - The Coal Board is claiming they have no records of his employment
D W Hardy
Wedgewood Mine (Talke Pits North staffs)
Paul Williams
Benjamin Williams 1862-1934
Peter Elliott Looking For Underground Photo of Sherwood Colliery
Diana & Mark James Walkden lost his life in the Maypole Disaster 1908
Russell( Rusty ) Johnson
I was the last branch secretary NUM NOTTS AREA, what would you like to know?
Frank Dodd My great grand father Enoch Perrins was found guilty of manslaughter for the Lillydale disaster. What punishment did he get?
Adela Langton Is this Mansfield Rescue Station and is it still there?
Craig Bourne Snyed mining disaster 1942. My grandad Joseph Bourne was one of the first five rescue workers on the scene. Did he train Harry Baskerfield?
Jodie Payne Crigglestone Pit Disaster July 1941
Simon Dewey Derbyshire Miners Holiday Camp. Anyone remeber me or have any photos?
John Tione Anyone know my dad, Lawrance Lewis? He was killed down Hucknall pit.


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Marjorie Rigby Miners Compensation Claim, Norman Peter Lowe, Chanters Colliery, Atherton, Manchester
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Chris Berry - Ashby De La Zouch The Prelude to WW1 - Looking For Info, The North West Leicestershire Area Around 1914/15
Carol Aldis - My Father, William Hutton, Was A Bevin Boy Based In Knutton, Staffordshire, There Was An Accident In Which His Mate, Jim Carr, Or Barr Was Killed
Ken Richardson - I think my father, Amos Richardson was a Bevin Boy in Barnsley Yorkshire
Graham Ingram - My eldest brother David Arthur William Bolingbroke (d.o.b.30 Sep 1926) was a Bevin boy
Jan Woodbridge - Does anyone remember my late father Ronald Assheton DOB 8 Oct 1925 a Bevin Boy at Bentley Colliery
Phil Newton - I knew a violinist in the 50s and 60s in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra he was a Bevin Boy
Jo Carter - Richard Cann, was a Bevin Boy at Glapwell Colliery from 1944 - 1947
Elaine Carter - Trying To Get Roy Frank Carter Recognized As A Bevin Boy
Mrs P Pickett - My Father, a Bevin Boy, Was trapped Down Manvers Main in 1945 For 3 Days
Andrew Gosheron - Looking For Information, My Father, Robin Gosheron Was A Bevan Boy In Wales
Rosalind - Ryszard Kepke - Bevin Boy, Castleford Bevin Huts
Caroline Pratt - My Dad, George Stirrup, a Londoner, Was a Bevin Boy But Which Colliery?
Julia Cook - My Father, John Olver, Was a Bevin Boy, Probably in Wales
Helen Edbrooke - Mr Jeffrey Bracher, Bevin Boy Glamorgan 1945 - 1947
Carol Chase - Why is the Bevin Boys medal only given to men who are still alive?
Ken Hudson - Looking For Info About Edward Clifford Stanners, Bevin Boy, Hetton-le-Hole
Elaine Haskett - My dad would like to take part in the Remembrance March in London
Shauna - My grandad, Denzil James Horsley, was a Bevin Boy; does a list exists?
Peter Matthews - Stanley Matthews - Bevin Boy Kent, I would love to meet anyone who may have worked with my father.
Ann Cook - Where Have All The Miners Records Gone?
Ann Cook - Have you ever heard of Coalhouse in Doncaster?
Ann Cook - Have you heard of a Bevin Boy who worked in the Yorkshire coalfields that might have been caught using a travel warrant meant for a soldier?
Shirley Emery - Harold Edwin George Emery was a Bevin Boy and may have worked near Sunderland, County Durham
Byron Scott - Ronald Charles Robinson, Bevin Boy, was sent to a colliery about 6 miles from Oakdale - WYLY colliery?
The BBC's One Show Would like to hear from you if you served your country down the dark pits between 1943 and 1948. (Posted 12 Nov 2007) More Information on this site
Ann Cook - Looking For a Bevin Boy, Possibly Hickleton Colliery in South Yorkshire
Rita Watkins - My husband, David John Watkins, was a Bevin Boy
Robert Crossland - My father, Harry Crossland, was a Bevin Boy Near Doncaster
Salwren - Looking for Vickie Edwards, Bevin Boy at Dinnington, Sheffield
Mick Lloyd - Is there a list of Beven Boys at Calverton Colliery?
Jeffrey Littman - Is a medal being issued to those who did their service during the war?
Heather House - Bevin Huts Ystrad Mynach, Home Sweet Home
Jenny Caswell Is there anyway (or anyone ) that may help me find out WHERE my beloved Dad was posted as a Bevin Boy ?
Norman Brickell Broadway Miners Hostel, Barnsley. Any ex "dust eaters" out there?
Alison Philpott My father was a Bevin Boy - Are there any records?
Gerald Walter Thompson Bevin Boy, I want to get in touch with friends
Norman Brickell
Bevin Boy looking for Len Mansell from Liverpool and Ken Knitingale from around Cambridge
Una McLean
My father, Angus McLean, was a Bevin Boy down a pit in the Midlands and he played for Wolverhampton Wanderers
O Nourse
Are There Any Records on Bradley Hostel for Bevin Boys?
Ken Holland
Bevin Boy looking for former comrades I met at Silverdale Mine, North Staffs.