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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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1840 - 49

JACKSON Matthew (injured) – 1840-23/12/1840 – Age 14 - Waggoner. No.3 Chamber Pit, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Hand crushed. His hand caught between door place and waggon.

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

JACOB John - 1845 - 18/03/1845. Abiathar, Jones’s Pit, Monmouth. Fell down shaft. 5 killed.

JACQUES Andrew (Injured) - 1841 - Putter. Earsdon, Durham. Chest (Injured) by corf. 7 days off.

JACQUES John - 1843 - 05/04/1843 – Age 21 - Hewer. Stormont, Main J. Grace, Esq., Durham. Explosion of gas 27 killed. First day in the pit.

JAGGER John (injured) - 1841 - 07/01/1841 – Age 16 - Waggoner. No.2, Broadway Lane Pit, Bridgewater Trustees, Lancashire. Leg fractured by jig chain getting round it fit. The leg was taken off immediately below the knee by the surgeons the same day.

JAMES Elihu - 1840 - 17/04/1840. Writhlington, Somerset. Died in consequence of stuff falllng on him.

JAMES Evan - 1848 - 29/03/1848. Eaglesbush, Penrose and Evans, Neath, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 20 killed.

JAMES James - 1844 - 01/08/1844 – Age 23. Old Duffryn, Mr. Powell Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 29 killed.

JAMES Philip - 1840 – Haulier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fell under trams. Between Mar. 23rd and Oct. 5th 1840. William Davies, Coroner.

JAMES Thomas - 1844 - 23/12/1844. Blackboy, Messrs. Backhouse and Co. Newcastle-on-Tyne Durham. Killed by explosion of gas.

JAMES Wilson* - 1846. Durie, Fife Apr - 1846.

JEFFERSON Robert (Injured) - 1841 - Putter. Earsdon, Durham. Back (Injured) by stone. 11 days off.

JEFFERSON Thomas (Injured) - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon, Durham. Shoulder hurt by stone. 6 days off.

JEFFREY John (Injured) - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon Durham. Scalp hurt by stone. 6 days off.

JEFFREY Thomas (Injured) - 1841 - Hewer. Earsdon Durham. Foot bruised by coal. 19 days off.

JEFFREY William - 1846 - 09/07/1846 - Age 39. East Wheal Rose, Captain Middleton, manager, Newlyn, Cornwall. Flooding. 36 killed.

JENKINS David - 1844 - 01/08/1844 – Age 37. Old Duffryn, Mr. Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 29 killed.

JENKINS Jenkin - 1849 - 19/05/1849. Llantwitt, Thomas Powell, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Shaft accident. 7 killed. Survived.

JENKINS John - 1847 - 07/12/1847. Coity Pit, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Fall of stone.

JENKINS John - 1848 - 29/03/1848. Eaglesbush, Penrose and Evans, Neath, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 20 killed.

JENKINS John - 1849 - 29/08/1849. Parson’s Pit, Abersychan, Monmouth. Struck head against stone.

JENKINS William - 1849 - 09/10/1849. Abersychan, Monmouth. Roof fall.

JENKINS William - 1849 - 19/05/1849 – Age 46. Llantwitt, Thomas Powell, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Shaft accident. 7 killed.

JENKINS William - 1849 - 19/05/1849. Llantwitt, Thomas Powell, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Shaft accident. 7 killed. Survived.

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

JEPHSON Joshua - 1840 - 22/08/1840. Lockwood, Yorkshire. Accidental explosion of firedamp. Deceased aware of it and fetching his tools contrary to order. 2 killed.

JEREMIAH Jeremiah (injured) - 1842 – Age 10. Buttery Hatch Colliery, Trelyn Mine, near Maesycwmmer, South Wales. Sadly burnt by firedamp. Off work six months.

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

JOB David - 1844 - 01/01/1844 – Age 14. Middle Pit, Dinas, Pembroke. Explosion of firedamp. 12 killed.

JOBLING William - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 29. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Married Buried in South Hetton.

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

JOHNSON G. (injured) – 1842. Risca, Broke his leg, off work six weeks.

JOHNSON Joseph - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 27 - Hewer. Willington, Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Unmarried.

JOHNSON Matthew (injured) - 1841 - Putter. East Holywell, Durham. Jammed between trams: back bruised. Days off.

JOHNSON Robert - 1849 - 26/02/1849. Bird in’th Hand, David Bromilow and Co., Eccleston, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 7 killed.

JOHNSON William (injured) - 1841 - Rolley-driver. Earsdon, Durham. Fracture by rolleys. 24 days off.

JOHNSON William - 1847 - 27/11/1847. Pit at Abersychan, Monmouth. Fall of roof.

JOHNSON William - 1847 - 28/01/1847 – Age 35 – Miner. Spindlepoint, Kersley, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 4 killed.

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

JONATHAN Bell - 1844 - 28/09/1844 – Age 28. Haswell, Messrs Plummer and Taylor, Durham. Explosion of gas. 95 killed. Brother of George Buried in South Hetton.

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

JONES Abiathar - 1843 - May 1843. British Iron Co. Pit. Badly burned.

JONES Benjamin - 1844 - 14/02/1844. Landshipping, Colonel Owen, Haverford West, Pembroke. Inundation of water. 40 killed. Left a wife.

JONES Daniel - 1841 – Labourer. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Crushed. Between Apr. 5th and Oct. 1st 1841. William Davies, Coroner.

JONES David - 1841 – Labourer. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Suffocation in fould air. Between Apr. 5th and Oct. 1st 1841. William Davies, Coroner.

JONES David - 1844 - 01/08/1844 – Age 27. Old Duffryn, Mr. Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 29 killed. Left a wife and child.

JONES David - 1844 - 01/08/1844 – Age 32. Old Duffryn, Mr. Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 29 killed.

JONES Eli (injured) - 1841 - 15/10/1841 – Age 14 - Waggoner. No.4 Pit, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Fingers crushed between waggon wheel and rail while lifting up the waggon.

JONES Elias - 1846 - 14/01/1846. Black Vein, J Russell, Risca, Monmouth. Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

JONES Ellis (injured) - 1840 - 20/11/1840 – Age 13 - Waggoner. No.4 Chamber Pit, Chamber and Werneth Colliery Co., Oldham, Lancashire. Knocked down by waggon in jig brow and legs hurt.

JONES John - 1840 - Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Burnt by firedamp. Between Mar. 23rd and Oct. 5th 1840. William Davies, Coroner.

JONES John - 1840 – Unknown. Merthyr, Tydfil, Glamorgan. Burnt, naked light. Feb.

JONES John - 1844 - 01/08/1844 – Age 17. Old Duffryn, Mr. Powell Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 29 killed.

JONES John – 1849 - 19/05/1849 – Age 46. Llantwitt, Thomas Powell, Pontypridd Glamorgan. Shaft accident. 7 killed.

JONES John - 1849 - 19/05/1849. Llantwitt, Thomas Powell, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Shaft accident. 7 killed. Survived.

JONES Joseph - 1848 - 15/08/1848. Polka, South Hetton Coal Co., Murton Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

JONES William - 1840 – Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Accidental death. Between Mar. 23rd and Oct. 5th 1840. William Davies, Coroner.

JONES William - 1846 - 15/04/1856 – Age 23. Fire Clay, Messrs. Pemberton, Bilston, Stafford. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

JOYCE John - 1841 - 19/04/1841 – Age 23 - Putter. Willington, Bigge's Pit, Matthew Bell, Durham. Explosion of gas. 32 killed. Unmarried.

JUDGE John - 1840 - 02/12/1840 – Age 59 – Colliery. Boatman, Higher Chaddock, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Fell down pit ladder. Heel bruised. 3 weeks off work.

JUDGE John - 1840 - 03/08/1840 – Age 15 - Drawer. Draw Moor, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Fall of roof. Killed immediately. Injured.

JUDGE Thomas - 1840 - 24/01/1840 – Age 10 - Drawer. Cinder Field, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Thrown out of bucket when it came in contact with bearer. 4 killed 2 injured.


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KAYES John - 1848 - 08/02/1848. Cwmnantddu, Monmouth. Explosion of firedamp.

KELLETT David - 1841 - 12/06/1841 – Age 14. North Bierley, Yorkshire. Fall down a shaft. Deceased drawn over the pulley by his uncle and grandfather.

KELLY Patrick - 1848 - 28/10/1848 – Age 23. Whinny Hill, Haematite Mining Co., Cleator Moor, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 30 killed.

KENDAL James - 1840 - 05/03/1840 – Age 52. Lindal iron ore, Lindal, Lancashire. Sitting on a plank when the ground fell and buried them. 2 killed.

KENNISON or RENNISON Edward - 1849 - 24/01/1849 – Age 18. Darley Main, Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 75 killed.

KIDMAN David - 1843 - 05/04/1843 – Age 14 - Driver or Putter. Stormont Main, J. Grace, Esq Durham. Explosion of gas 27 killed.

KIDMAN John - 1843 - 05/04/1843 – Age 10 - Driver or Putter. Stormont Main J. Grace, Esq Durham. Explosion of gas 27 killed.

KIRK William - 1847 - 05/03/1847 – Age 21. Ardsley Main, Oaks, Messrs Firth Barber, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 73 killed.

 

 

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