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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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1840 - 49

BAILEY John - 1846 - 09/07/1846. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager, Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed.

BAINBRIDGE James - 1845 - 21/08/1845 - Age 41. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Wife and family.

BAINBRIDGE Thomas - 1841 - 19/04/1841 - Age 18 - Putter. Willington Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Brother of William.

BAINBRIDGE William - 1841 - 19/04/1841 - Age 11 - Trapper. Willington Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Brother of Thomas.

BAIRD George – 1848 - 09/02/1848. Heathfield, Messrs. Salter and Raybould, Wolverhampton, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 16 killed.

BAIRD Robert - 1845 21/08/1845 - Age 12. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

BAKER William – 1843 - 26/06/1843 - Age 23. Greenfields Ash Pit, Broadfield Colliery Co., Broadfield, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 9 Killed.

BAKEWELL James (injured) - 1841 - 03/04/1841 - Age 30 - Coal getter. Fancy Pit (Werneth) Bridgewater Trustees, Lancashire. Killed by roof falling on him while at work.

BAKEWELL Joseph (injured) - 1841 - 03/04/1841 - Age 55 - Coal getter. Fancy Pit (Werneth) Chamber and Werneth - Colliery Co. Oldham, Lancashire. Crushed by the roof falling.

BALDERSTONE Peter - 1843 - 26/06/1843 - Age 36. Greenfields Ash Pit, Broadfield Colliery Co., Broadfield, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 9 Killed. Widowed and 3 children.

BALDWIN William - 1848 - 15/08/1848 - Age 23. Polka, South Hetton Coal Co., Murton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed. Left a wife and stepson.

BALL Nathan - 1842 - 05/03/1842. Mr. Brettargh's Rochdale, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed. Left a wife and five children. When it appeared that morning the men had been cautioned not to go to the part of the works where the explosion took place. The jury returned verdicts of "accidentally killed by foul air". (Manchester Guardian).

BALSHAW James – 1847 - 28/06/1847 – Underlooker. Higher Patricroft, Kirkless Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 13 killed. Injured.

BAMBURGH Joseph - 1845 - 21/08/1845 – Boy. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

BAMFIELD George - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed. Body not recovered. Left wife and family.

BAMFIELD George jnr - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed. Body not recovered.

BAMFIELD Thomas - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed. Body not recovered. Son of George jnr.

BANKS John - 1841 - 21/09/1841 – Age 21 – Labourer. Lancashire of brook House, Haydock. Killed in the coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

BANNISTER Benjamin - 1848 - 22/08/1848. British Iron Co. Pit, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

BARACLOUGH George – 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 36. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Wife and 4 children.

BARNFATHER Nicholas - 1849 - 05/06/1849 – Age 13 – Driver. Messrs. Easton and Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 33 killed.

BARRASS Alexander, injured - 1841 - Putter. Earsdon, Durham. Thigh bruised by tram. 10 days off.

BARRASS John - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 10. Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Haswell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Son of William taken down the pit for the first time to look at it.

BARRASS William - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 32. Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Haswell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Wife and 4 children father of John.

BARTLE Isaac - 1846 – 09/07/1846 – Age 35. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager, Newlyn, Cornwall Flooding. 36 killed.

BARTON John - 1847 – 28/06/1847 – Underlooker Higher Patricroft, Kirkless Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 13 killed. Injured.

BARWISE John - 1848 – 28/10/1848 – Age 28. Whinny Hill, Haematite Mining Co., Cleator Moor, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 30 killed. Left a wife and 2 children.

BASSETT William - 1845 – 31/10 /1845 – Age 55. Soundwell, Gloucester Of Mangotsfield. One of five killed by the breaking of the rope at the coal pit, near Downend. Buried Clutton.

BASSNET William - 1845 – 01/11/1845 – Age 65. Soundwell, Gloucester Accident caused by a frayed rope. 4 killed 1 injured.

BATES Thomas - 1844 - 18/01/1844. West Moor, Killingworth, Durham. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

BATES William - 1845 – 21/08/1845 – Age 33. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Wife and three children.

BATH John - 1846 – 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

BATTY Francis - 1849 – 24/01/1849 – Age 15. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

BEACH? George - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 26. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Alias Lancashire. Jim.

BEARD Abraham - 1847 - 17/02/1847 – Age 16. Ludlow's pit, Radstock, Somerset. killed falling down a cut. Buried Radstock.

BEARD John - 1840 - 04/11/1840 – Age 45 – Driver. Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Employed on canal. Drowned near Durham.

BEARDSHALL Richard - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 18. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BEARDSHALL Thomas - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 13. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth, Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BEAUMONT Benjamin - 1840 - 11/04/1840. Bowling, Yorkshire. Killed by coal waggons. Cautioned to keep out of the way.

BECK George - injured - 1841 - Hewer. East Holywell, Durham. Wrist sprained by falling into cut. 54 days off.

BEDFORD ? - 1844 - 14/02/1844. Landshipping, Colonel Owen, Haverford West, Pembroke. Inundation of water. 40 killed.

BEDFORD George - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 17. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth, Barber. Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BEECHER H. (injured) - 1842 – Age 16. Risca. Off work many weeks with bad foot injured by fall of coal.

BELL Aaron - 1847 - 17/05/1847 – Age 20. Beeston Main, Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 9 killed.

BELL Cuthbert - 1845 21/08/1845 – Age 25. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Married only three weeks.

BELL Edward - 1840 - 24/01/1840 – Age 12. Rothwell Haigh, Victoria, Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 7 killed.

BELL George - 1844 28/09/1844 – Age 31. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Married Brother of Jonathan.

BELL George - 1847 - 17/05/1847 – Age 15. Beeston Main, Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 9 killed.

BELL William - 1849 - 05/06/1849. Messrs. Easton and Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 33 killed.

BENE Andrew (escaped) - 1841 - 05/08/1841 – Water leader. Thornley, Mr. Wood, Durham. The explosion took place at about 4.14 p.m. in the north west district of the Harvey Seam ‘A’ Pit and was caused by an accumulation of gas in the third board past the waggon bord which had accumulated by a trap door being left open by a Trapper, Robert Gardener, who was under nine years of age. The gas was ignited by a naked candle. There was downcast shaft at the Colliery and the upcast was a staple from the Hutton Seam which was 21 fathoms above the Harvey and 145 fathoms below the surface. All the dead were buried at Kelloe. 9 killed.

BENJAMIN George - 1849 - 18/04/1849. Cwmbran, Monmouth. Fall of stone from roof.

BENNETT George - 1840 - 04/03/1840 – Age 13 - Drawer. Dean Moor, coal level Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Firedamp. 7 injured. 2 weeks off work.

BENNETT John - 1849 - 06/03/1849 – Age 11 - Drawer. Ince Hall, Middle Patricroft Pit, Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Hindley, Lancashire. Explosion of gas 12 killed.

BENNETT Thomas - 1840 - 04/03/1840 – Age 17 - Drawer. Dean Moor, coal level, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Firedamp. 7 injured. 2 weeks off work.

BENNETTS John - 1846 - 09/07/1846. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager. Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed.

BENTLEY W. (injured) – 1842. Risca. Father, lost an eye blasting coal.

BERRY John – 1847 - 28/06/1847. Higher Patricroft, Kirkless, Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 13 killed.

BERSON Matthew - 1848 – 15/08/1848 – Age 16 - Putter. Polka South Hetton Coal Co., Murton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

BESOM Matthew * - 1848 – 15/08/1848 – Age 16. Polka, South Hetton Coal Co.,
Murton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

BESWICK Thomas - 1841 – 02/08/1841 – Age 30 – Coal Getter. Fancy Pit, (Werneth) Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Killed by roof falling while drawing props. The roof being loose and he not taking the precaution to set a prop near to himself was killed immediately after knocking out the further prop.

BETTEMY or BEVINGTON Enoch - 1846 – 15/04/1856 – Age 16. Fire Clay, Messrs. Pemberton, Bilston, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

BEVAN John - 1840 - Collier District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Crushed Between Mar. 23rd. and Oct. 5th. - 1840. William Davies, Coroner.

BILLINGTON George - 1847 – 05/03/1847 – Age 22. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed. Wife and 2 children.

BILLINGTON William - 1849 – 24/01/1849 – Age 11. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

BIRD James - 1842 – 13/03/1842 – Age 30. Tyning, Somerset. Killed by stuff falling on him. Buried Radstock.

BIRD Thomas - 1845 – 01/11/1845 – Age 40. Soundwell, Gloucester. Accident caused by a frayed rope. 4 killed 1 injured.

BIRRELL Thomas - 1840 - 15/01/1840 – Age 13. Teasses, Fife. Overcome by choke damp.

BIRTLES Francis - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 12. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber. Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BISHOP Thomas - 1846 - 09/07/1846 – Age 29. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager. Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed.

BLACK Robert - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 15 – Driver. Willington Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Alive when brought out of the pit.

BLACKBOROUGH William - 1844 - 19/06/1844 - Age 11. Blackburn, Lancashire. Fell from the coal wagon he was driving on Saturday along the tramway to the coal pit in Marsden, when the wagon passed over him, killing him on the spot". (Blackburn Standard).

BLACKBURN John (injured) - 1841 - Putter. Earsdon, Durham. Injury of the hand by tram. 12 days off.

BLOOMFIELD Richard - 1848 - 15/08/1848 – Age 29 - Hewer. Polka South Hetton Coal Co., Murton. Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

BLUNDELL Richard – 1844. Ellison Fold, Messrs Blandwood. Blackburn, Lancashire. Killed by a roof fall. January.

BOARDMAN Thomas - 1849 - 06/03/1849 – Age 19 - Drawer. Ince Hall, Middle Patricroft Pit, Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Hindley, Lancashire. Explosion of gas 12 killed.

BODEN Jacob - 1846 - 17/11/1846. Rounds Green New, Mr. North. Oldbury, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 25 killed.

BODEN Samuel - 1846 - 17/11/1846. Rounds Green New, Mr. North, Oldbury, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 25 killed.

BOLTON Thomas - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 9 - Trapper. Willington, Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed.

BONES George * - 1843 - 12/07/1843 – Age 32. Thornley A Pit, Durham.

BOON George - 1842 - 06/08/1842. Lancashire. Son of William and Betty of Lodge Lane Ashton. Killed falling down the coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

BOOTH James - 1846 - 24/11/1846. Burgh, John Hargreaves, Coppull, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 8 killed. Injured.

BOOTH Mary - 1846 24/11/1846. Burgh, John Hargreaves, Coppull Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 8 killed. Female.

BOTTOMS Thomas - 1844 28/09/1844 Age 17. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Buried in South Hetton.

BOWDEN Thomas (injured) - 1841 04/09/1841 Age 16 - Waggoner. No.3 Chamber Pit, Bridgewater Trustees, Lancashire. Ankle injured.

BOWDEN Thomas (injured) - 1841 - 04/09/1841 – Age 16 - Waggoner. No.3 Chamber Pit, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co. Oldham, Lancashire. Ankle injured.

BOWKER John - 1842 - 15/04/1842 – Age 47 – Collier. Swyre and Lees, Hyde, Cheshire. Explosion of gas. 17 killed 8 seriously injured. Left a widow and eight children and was found not much disfigured.

BOWKER William – 1842 - 15/04/1842 – Age 17. Swyre and Lees, Hyde, Cheshire. Explosion of gas. 17 killed 8 seriously injured. Eldest of nine children.

BRADBURY J. - 1849 - 03/07/1849. Laffack, JT Johnson, St. Helens Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 8 killed.

BRADLEY Edward - 1848 - 28/10/1848. Whinny Hill, Haematite Mining Co., Cleator Moor, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 30 killed. Survivor.

BRADLEY Joshua (injured) - 1840 - 21/11/1840 – Age 21 - Waggoner. No.4 Pit Chamber, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Testicles injured by waggon running down brow.

BRADLEY Joshua (injured) - 1841 - 13/09/1841 – Age 20 - Waggoner. No.4 Pit Chamber, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co. Oldham, Lancashire. Head cut by stone falling from side of shaft.

BRADSHAW Henry - 1842 - 15/04/1842. Swyre and Lees, Hyde, Cheshire. Explosion of gas. 17 killed 8 seriously injured. Taken from pit injured.

BRICE Mark - 1845 - 05/02/1845 - A lad. Hayeswood Coalworks S.S.P. Samborne and Co., Timsbury, Somerset. Adjoining were old workings which had lain unused for many years and were filled with water. About 100 men descended for the day shift at about 5 a.m. Mr Evans, the overseer noticed there was an unusual appearance of damp but initially he did not become too alarmed as he thought it was only "the bleeding of the coal".

BRICE Martin - 1846 - 09/07/1846.  East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager. Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed. Brother of Thomas.

BRICE Thomas - 1846 09/07/1846. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager. Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed. Brother of Martin.

BRIGGS James - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 10. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Son of John Briggs grandson of Thomas Briggs.

BRIGGS John - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 25. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Son of Thomas Briggs.

BRIGGS Thomas - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 61. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Married.

BRINDLE James (injured) - 1841 - 11/03/1841 – Age 40 - Coal getter. No.4 Hunt Lane Pit, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Back and loins injured by roof falling.

BRISON Isaac - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed. Left wife and family in Somerset.

BRITTON George (survivor) - 1845 - 01/11/1845 – Age 30. Soundwell, Gloucester. Accident caused by a frayed rope. 4 killed 1 injured.

BRITTON George - 1847 - 19/09/1847 – Age 15. Radstock, Somerset. Killed in the pit.

BROADBENT or THORPE Levi - 1848 - 22/02/1848. Victoria Swire and Lees, Dukinfield, Cheshire. Explosion of gas 3 killed.

BROADBENT Richard - 1848 - 22/02/1848. Victoria Swire and Lees, Dukinfield, Cheshire. Explosion of gas 3 killed.

BROADHEAD T - 1847 - 29/01/1847. Darley Main, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 6 killed.

BROADHED Thomas - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 46. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Alias Lancashire. Jim.

BROADWAY Henry - 1848 - 09/02/1848. Heathfield, Messrs. Salter and Raybould Wolverhampton, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 16 killed.

BROOK Charles - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 37. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Wife and 3 children.

BROOK Jonas - 1840 - 18/12 - 1840 – Age 38. North Bierley, Yorkshire. Unexpected fall of earth from the roof of pit.

BROOK William - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 14. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

BROOKSHAW alias Lees John - 1842 - 15/04/1842 – Age 14. Swyre and Lees Hyde Cheshire. Explosion of gas. 17 killed 8 seriously injured. Burnt and suffocated.

BROUGHTON John - 1848 - 28/08/1848 – Age 13 - Drawer. Albion Wood and Company, Hindley, Green Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. Several killed and some injured.

BROWN David – 1840.  Collier District of Merthyr, Glamorgan Burnt in firedamp. Between Mar. 23rd. and Oct. 5th. 1840. William Davies, Coroner.

BROWN David - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 37. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Wife and 2 children.

BROWN G. - 1847 - 29/01/1847. Darley Main, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 6 killed.

BROWN George (injured) - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon, Durham. Injury to head, thigh, and leg, by coal. 5 days off.

BROWN George - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 31. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Alias Lancashire. Jim.

BROWN James - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 50. Ardsley Main, Oaks Messrs Firth Barber Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed. Wife and 3 children.

BROWN John - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 13 - Trapper. Willington Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed.

BROWN John - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 17. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Married.

BROWN John - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 42. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Married.

BROWN Joseph - 1844 - 11/01/1844 – Age 26. Duke Pit, Earl of Lonsdale, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of firedamp. 11 killed.

BROWN Robert - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 19 - Putter. Willington Bigge's Pit. Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Unmarried.

BROWN Samuel (injured) - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon, Durham. Hand injured by coal. 6 days off.

BROWN Thomas - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 18. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BRYANT ? - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed. Son of James Bryant.

BRYDEN John - 1844 - 13/1/ 1844 – Age 12. Wellington, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

BUCKLE Samuel - 1846 - 17/11/1846. Level at Varteg, Monmouth. Roof fall.

BUCKLEY John - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 24. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

BUGLESS Mark - injured - 1841 – Shifter. Earsdon, Durham. Ribs fractured by a stone. 12 days off.

BULLOCK Richard - 1848 - 09/02/1848. Heathfield, Messrs. Salter and Raybould, Wolverhampton, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 16 killed.

BURDIS John - 1845 - 21/08/1845 – Age 59. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. 5 orphan children.

BURDIS Thomas - 1845 - 21/08/1845 – Age 13. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Son of John Burdis.

BURKINSHAW Hugh - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 22. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

BURKINSHAW James - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 19. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

BURT Robert injured - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon, Durham. Laceration of hand and wrist by stone. 15 days off.

BURTON John - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 26. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed. Left a wife.

BURY John - 1840 - 15/12/1840 – Age 33. Collier Edge, Fold Bridgewater Trustees, Lancashire. Average weekly wages 14s. Explosion of firedamp. Slightly burnt. Married with a 7 year old child. Wife dead. Seven weeks off work.

BURY Peter - 1841 - 06/02/1841 – Age 61 – Collier. Livingdon, Bridgewater Trustees Lancashire. Average weekly wages 14s. Falling of roof. Married with two children, 26 and - 18 years. Wife living. Average weekly income 14s.

BURY Robert - 1840 - 23/03/1840 – Age 66 – Collier. Linneyshaw, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Fall of coal. Bruised. 7 weeks off work. Injured.

BURY Samuel - 1840 - 14/01/1840 – Age 15 - Drawer. Edge Fold, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Firedamp. Slightly burnt.

BURY Timothy - 1840 - 16/04/1840 – Age 13 - Drawer. Edge Fold, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Firedamp. Severley burnt. 7 weeks off work.

BUTLER ? - 1844 - 14/02/1844. Landshipping, Colonel Owen, Haverford West, Pembroke. Inundation of water. 40 killed. A boy.

BUTLER William - 1843 - 05/01/1843 – Age 4. Cwmtwrch Ystradgynlais, Glamorgan. Killed in a Coal Pit by a large piece of coal falling upon him.

 

 

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