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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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No-Names


1850 - 1859

GADSBY William - 1851 - 02/12/1851. Snibston, Stephenson and Co., Ashby-de-la Zouch, Leicester. Fall of roof. A boy.

GAIRDNER Robert - 1853 - 28/07/1853. Thankerton, William Baird and Co., Holytown, Lanarkshire. By hutches on underground incline.

GALE George - 1858 - 25/02/1858 – Age 15 – Doorboy. Lower Duffryn, Thomas Powell and Son, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas 19 killed.

GALLAGHER Thomas - 1855 - 30/08/1855. Clifton, Halifax, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

GALLIGHAN M. - 1858 - 26/05/1858 – Age 15 – Switchkeeper. Hetton Coal Co., Hetton, Durham. Fell in front of surface waggons while uncoupling.

GARBUTT Edward - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 36. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

GARBUTT John - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 11. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

GARBUTT Witham - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 17. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

GARDINER or GARDNER George - 1850 - 11/11/1850 – Age 13. Earl of Durham. Houghton, Durham. Explosion of gas 26 killed.

GARDINER or GARDNER Samuel - 1850 - 11/11/1850 – Age 15. Earl of Durham. Houghton, Durham. Explosion of gas 26 killed.

GARE John - 1853 - 26/05/1853 – Age 23 - Collier. No.8 Pit, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

GARLAND Jacob - 1854 - 24/11/1854 – Age 32 - Collier. Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Falling of George Stephens. 2 killed.

GARLAND S. - 1854 - 21/10/1854. Tividale, Lord Ward Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GARLAND Samuel - 1854 - 17/08/1854 - Collier. New Engine, Jefferies Waters and Co., Pucklechurch, Gloucester. Fall of stone from roof.

GARLAND Thomas - 1853 - 29/10/1853 – Age 32 - Collier. Kingswood, George Brain, Bristol, Gloucester. Fall of coal.

GARNER Henry - 1857 - 04/07/1857. Soaphouse, Hounsfield and Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Crushed by corves in the mine. A boy.

GARRATT William - 1854 - 25/02/1854. Netherton, M. and W. Grazebrooke, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GARRETT E. - 1854 - 28/12/1854. Whitehouse and Poole, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GARSIDE J. - 1857 - 25/10/1857. Ubberley, John Ridgeway, Hanley, Staffordshire. Thrown out of skip.

GARSIDE Thomas - 1853 - 24/06/1853. Hunsworth, Bowling Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

GASCOIGNE James - 1855 - 13/02/1855. Staveley, Butterley Iron Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

GASCOIGNE John - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 34. Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Single.

GASCOYNE George - 1850 - 05/06/1850. Wellington, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed Survivor.

GASKELL James - 1856 - 23/10/1856 – Age 18. Higher Hall, James Diggle and Co., ‌Westleigh, Lancashire. Falling into pit whilst scaffolding it at 6 feet mine.

GASKELL Matthew - 1853 - 27/09/1853 – Age 37. Worsley, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Fall of clod from roof near face.

GASKELL T. - 1854 - 09/05/1854 - Hooker-on. Norley Hall, Executors of the late John Daglish, Wigan, Lancashire. Piece of coal falling down the pit.

GEE George - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 25. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Hemingfield.

GEE Joseph - 1854 - 19/11/1854. Shelton, Lord Granville, Hanley, Staffordshire. Fell down shaft.

GEE Thomas - 1850 - 20/12/1850. Bradbury, Thomas Shaw, Stockport, Cheshire. Fall of roof while drawing props.

GEE Thomas - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 27. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Hemingfield.

GELDHILL John - 1859 - 05/04/1859 – Boy. Beeston, Manor Harding and Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

GELLAND James - 1856 - 04/07/1867 – Age 36 - Pikeman. Buck Bank, Matthews and Bond, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

GENNER H - 1850 - 20/12/1850. Westbury, Joseph Dickinson, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Getting entangled whilst oiling pulley with engine in motion.

GEORGE Borwick - 1851 - 24/12/1851 - Collier. Earl of Elgin, Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of stone from roof of upper working. 3 killed.

GEORGE David - 1856 - 25/12/1856. Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Incline above ground.

GEORGE F. - 1853 - 19/02/1853. Golds Hill, Bagnall and Sons, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Walked into pit.

GEORGE James - 1858 - 15/12/1858 – Age 20 – Bandsman. Newbury Lane, Haines and Davis, Oldbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

GEORGE John - 1856 - 02/12/1856. Court, Herbert, Dynevor Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Fall of stone.

GEORGE John - 1856 - 24/05/1856 – Age 13 - Collier. Cwm, Avon Governor and Co., of Copper Mines, Port Talbot Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 12 killed.

GEORGE John - 1857 - 27/03/1857 – Age 32. Gwendreath, Daniel Watney, Llanelly, Camarthen Explosion of gas.

GEORGE Thomas - 1859 - 12/09/1859 – Age 15 – Haulier. Dynevor Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Crushed between trams.

GEORGE William - 1858 - 26/04/1858 - Collier. Machen Coal Co., Newport, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. Mode of airing those steep stalls was by fans or ‘blow Georges’. Probably the gas by this means was blown on to a naked candle. 4 killed.

GERRARD Job - 1853 - 13/12/1853. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Burnt by gunpowder.

GERRARD William - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 10. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

GERRARD William - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 12. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

GETHING Daniel - 1858 - 02/03/1858 – Age 34 - Collier. Cadoxton Gelly Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof in stall.

GETHING E. - 1851 - 15/03/1851. Dudley Port, John and William Hopkins, Tipton, Staffordshire. Falling down shaft.

GETTINS E. - 1856 - 04/01/1856. Foley, W.H. Sparrow, Longton, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

GIBB John - 1858 - 13/10/1858 – Age 36. Primrose Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Suffocated by vapour from engine boilers. 10 killed.

GIBB Richard - 1856 - 15/02/1856 – Bottomer. Redding, Duke of Hamilton, Falkirk, Stirling Crushed betwixt the cage and the side of pit.

GIBB Thomas - 1858 - 29/10/1858 - Collier. Coltness Iron Works, Coltness Iron Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal whilst reducing pillars. 2 killed.

GIBB William - 1858 - 29/10/1858 - Collier. Coltness Iron Works, Coltness Iron Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal whilst reducing pillars. 2 killed.

GIBBON Francis - 1859 - 23/09/1859 - Hewer. Cassop, R.P. Philipson, Durham. Fall of stone.

GIBBON Isaac - 1858 - 26/04/1858 - Collier. Machen Coal Co., Newport, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp. Mode of airing those steep stalls was by fans or ‘blow Georges’. Probably the gas by this means was blown on to a naked candle. 4 killed.

GIBBON Thomas - 1852 - 17/04/1852 – Age 15 - Collier. Llynvi Iron Co., Bridgend, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

GIBBONS W. - 1855 - 31/10/1855. Tividale, New Hopkins and Bradley, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof in gate road.

GIBBS Morgan - 1858 - 13/10/1858. Primrose Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Suffocated by vapour from engine boilers. 10 killed.

GIBSON Abraham - 1855 - 18/05/1855. Underwood, Barber and Co., Nottinghamshire. Fall of roof.

GIBSON Alex - 1855 - 01/06/1855. Muirkirk, Trustees, of late John Wilson, Ayrshire. Fall of coal at face of working. 2 killed.

GIBSON George - 1852 - 23/04/1852 – Age 35. Ludworth, Durham. In cage which fell down the North Pit shaft. Buried at Shadforth. [The Durham Chronicle - 02/04/1852].

GIBSON J. - 1854 - 06/12/1854. Stone House, Thomas and Thomas Fisher, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof in 2 feet mine. A boy.

GIBSON John - 1852 - 16/07/1852. Sleight’s Coke and Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Explosion of firedamp.

GIBSON John - 1855 - 05/02/1855. Old Cumnock, Portland Iron Co., Ayrshire. Fall of an upper working to the bottom of the shaft.

GIBSON Robert - 1859 - 08/07/1859 – Age 21 - Collier. Stevenson Merry and Cunningham, Stevenson, Ayrshire. Fall of roof.

GIBSON S. - 1859 - 17/10/1859 – Age 37 - Collier. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

GIBSON T. - 1855 - 01/06/1855. Muirkirk, Trustees of late John Wilson, Ayrshire. Fall of coal at face of working. 2 killed.

GIBSON Thomas - 1855 - 17/02/1855. Govan, William Dixon, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Crushed by cage whilst descending shaft.

GIBSON William - 1856 - 13/02/1856. Glan-y-rafon Iron Co., Mold, Flint. Caught by the flywheel of the engine.

GIBSON William - 1859 - 30/08/1859 – Age 19 – Rolleywayman. Haswell Coal Co., Houghton, Durham. Fall of roof.

GIDDONS William - 1850 - 27/11/1850. Brunswick, Patent Axeltree Co., Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Explosion of Gunpowder.

GILBERT John - 1854 - 05/09/1854. Swannington, Thomas Houldsworth, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester. Blast of powder in the mine.

GILBERT Joseph - 1851 - 22/12/1851 – Engineman. Lochgelly Iron Works, Lochgelly Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Falling down pit in attempting to jump off cage when in motion.

GILBERT Joseph - 1859 - 22/12/1859 – Engineman. Lochgelly Iron Works, Lochgelly Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Falling down pit while attempting to jump off the cage while in motion.

GILCHRIST John - 1853 - 15/11/1853. Ravenscraig, James Anderson and Co., Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal.

GILES Samuel - 1859 - 03/12/1859 – Age 30. Tividale, No.9, Lord Ward Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GILL George - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 49. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Hemingfield.

GILL Henry - 1859 - 10/09/1859. Cannock Chase Co., Walsall, Staffordshire. Explosion of gas 3rd. Died 8th.

GILL Joseph - 1856 - 26/05/1856 – Age 40 – Deputy. Satlwell, No.6, Lord Ward, Netherton, Worcestershire. In assisting a badly wounded man in the thick coal he broke a blood vessel and died two hours later.

GILL Thomas - 1858 - 27/10/1858 – Doggy. Riddings, Skidmore and Waldrons, Oakhill, Dudley, Worcestershire. Killed by a fall whilst driving a gob head.

GILLOTT John - 1855 - 24/10/1855. Belling, J. Mitchell, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal in mine.

GILROY B. - 1854 - 25/03/1854. Glade Hill, J and T Johnson, St. Helens, Lancashire. Crushed by trams in level. A boy.

GILROY James - 1850 - 05/06/1850. Wellington, Johansson & Sir George Elliot, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed Survivor.

GIMMELL Thomas - 1859 - 21/02/1859 - Collier. Rocholloch, George Cowie, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Fall of stone from roof at face of working.

GLADSTONE Thomas - 1858 - 27/12/1858 – Age 42 - Hewer. Murton, South Hetton Coal Co., Seaham, Durham. Fall of stone.

GLARE John - 1850 - 08/11/1850. Rock Pit, Messrs Evans and Turner, Haydock Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp 13 killed.

GLASSFORD John - 1856 - 07/10/1856 - Collier. Stevenson Coal Co., Hollytown, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof at face of workings. 2 killed.

GLAZE H. - 1856 - 20/06/1956 – Age 13. Old Park, No. 20, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Breaking of a single link of chain. 8 killed 6 instantly and two died after. They were ascending in one skip and had nearly reached the top when the chain snapped and they fell 20 fathoms down the shaft.

GLEAVES Thomas - 1853 - 24/03/1853 – Age 22 - Collier. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in the Arley pits. 52 of the deceased burnt, 2 blown to pieces. The death of the other 6 was caused by suffocation. 58 persons, killed.

GLEDHILL John - 1857 - 06/12/1857. Staincliffe, Kaye’s executors, Dewsbury, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

GLEDHILL Richard - 1859 - 14/07/1859. Wombwell Main Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal in the mine.

GLEN Robert - 1851 - 19/08/1851 - Hewer. Washington, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed. Wife and two children.

GLENDENNING A. - 1859 - 21/06/1859 – Age 18 – Fireman. Rainton, Marchioness of Londonderry Houghton, Durham. Crushed by wagons at surface.

GLOVER Ellison - 1851 - 12/07/1851 – Age 19. Silverdale, Staffordshire. Fell out of cage descending shaft.

GLOVER J. - 1855 - 02/02/1855. Rose Hill, T. Rose and Co., Willenhall, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GLOVER James - 1856 - 11/10/1856. Ashtons Green, John Shaw, Leigh, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

GLOVER Thomas - 1850 - 08/11/1850. Rock Pit, Messrs Evans and Turner, Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp 13 killed.

GLOVER William - 1857 - 19/05/1857 – Age 38 – Miner. Ibstock, A. Green and Co., Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester. Knocked off the cage in shaft by bringing timber up with him.

GODDARD George - 1854 - 15/11/1854 – Age 21 - Collier. Easton, Leonard Boult and Co., Bristol, Gloucester. Rope broke at hinge and fell on him.

GOLDER R. - 1858 - 06/08/1858 – Age 43 – Mason. Cinder Hill, T. North, Nottinghamshire. Fall of arching. 2 killed.

GOLDING Mary - 1856 - 23/08/1856. Pemberton, Jonathan Blundell and Son, Wigan, Lancashire. Being run over by a railway truck near the pit bank. Female.

GOLDING R. - 1851 - 26/05/1851. Kirklees, Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of coal whilst holing.

GOLDING William - 1850 - 09/09/1850 – Age 12. Countess, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Accidentally killed by being jammed between two coal baskets drawn by horses.

GOLDING William - 1859 - 15/06/1859 – Age 13. Greets Green, R. Mason, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fell out of skip while ascending.

GOLDING William - 1859 - 21/09/1859 – Age 13 – Drawer. Greenslate, Charles Scarisbrick, Shevington, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of coal and roof in horse road.

GOLDRING James - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 11. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

GOLDSTRAW S. - 1854 - 31/10/1854. Ubberley Hall, J.K. Knight, Hanley, Staffordshire. Fell from skep at top of shaft.

GOLE William - 1851 - 04/09/1851 – Age 16. Werfa, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

GOMER Thomas - 1857 - 29/05/1857 – Drawer. Senela Green, Samuel Stock, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

GOODALL James - 1852 - 05/02/1852. Brown Moor, Edward Wand, Leeds, Yorkshire. Powder blast in mine.

GOODALL John - 1855 - 19/03/1855. Garforth, R. Gascoigne, Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.
GOODISON Benjamin - 1857 - 28/09/1857. Churwell, Mr. J. Holmes, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of coal in mine.

GOODISON William - 1855 - 24/01/1855. Holmes, Chambers and Co., Rotherham, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

GOODLAND George - 1853 - 20/09/1853 37 - Collier. No.1 Engine, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Sishowy, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

GOODMAN James - 1856 - 30/11/1856 – Age 26 - Loader. Old Park, No.29, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

GOODMAN Thomas - 1857 - 10/01/1857 – Drawer. Redburn, William Baird and Co., Kilwinning, Ayrshire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

GOODMAN William - 1853 - 31/01/1853. Springs Vale, George Jones, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Fell down a shaft.

GOOHALL Joseph - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 24. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

GORAM C. - 1858 - 20/06/1858 – Age 14 – Driver. Leasowes, Keep and Watkin, Brierley Hill Staffordshire. Killed in the gin ring underground.

GORDON David - 1858 - 10/12/1858 – Age 17 - Dirt carrier. Lower Delph, Harper and Moore, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Fell into sump and drowned.

GORDON Robert - 1851 - 31/10/1851 – Boy. West Moor, Killingworth, Durham. Explosion of gas. 9 killed. Left and Wife and 3 children.

GORSE Thomas - 1859 - 05/11/1859 – Age 20 - Collier. Hollinshead, Eccles Shorrock and Co., Tockholes, Darwen, Lancashire. Fall of roof at Baron’s Pasture pit, neglecting to prop.

GORTON W. - 1855 - 05/12/1855. Church Lane, Chavasse and Wilcox, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fell into sump.

GOTHARD Henry - 1851 - 20/12/1851. Warren Vale, Messrs. Charlesworth Rotherham, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 52 killed.

GOTT Henry - 1854 - 16/03/1854. Staveley, Richard Barrow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Suffocation by chokedamp. A boy.

GOUGH J. - 1856 - 22/11/1856 – Age 13. Bird Holme, Wingerworth Iron Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Falling down shaft.

GOUGH Richard - 1857 - 10/03/1857 – Age 27 - Sinker. Lower Tredegar Iron Co., Bedwellty, Monmouthshire. Fell down shaft from swivel breaking.

GOULDING Joseph - 1855 - 20/12/1855. Sankey Brook Colliery Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. Bursting of a steam boiler on the
11th.

GOVAN Patrick - 1859 - 02/12/1859 – Age 53 - Collier. Kilgarth, Wilsons, and Co., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal.

GOW James - 1858 - 09/10/1858 – Drawer. Barronhall. Carron Co., Falkirk, Stirling. Falling on main horse road and crushed by hutches.

GOWER Michael - 1855 - 24/02/1855. Manor, Woodhead and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Crushed by the cage at the bottom of the shaft.

GOWER Thomas - 1859 - 06/07/1859 – Age 21 - Collier. Plymouth, Anthony Hill, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of coal (Rhes-las vein).

GRAFTON H. - 1851 - 16/02/1851. Green Lane, Thomas and Charles Highway, Birch Hills, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

GRAHAM David - 1854 - 31/08/1854. Teasses, David Graham, Cupar, Fife. Fall of roof in drawing road. 2 killed.

GRAHAM J. - 1858 - 13/10/1858 – Age 22 - Loader. Victoria, J. Troughton and Co., Coventry, Warwickshire. Fall of coal.

GRAHAM John - 1859 - 10/02/1859 – Engineman. Lochgelly Iron Works, Dunfermline, Fife. Something falling down pit while engaged repairing boxes.

GRAHAM Richard - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 10. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

GRAHAM Thomas - 1855 - 11/12/1855. Souter House, Trustees of John Wilson, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof at face of working.

GRAINGER J. – 1859 - 27/11/1859. Bowrne Hill, Nock, Wood and Nock, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Injuries received in a fall on the 24th.

GRAINGER T. - 1855 - 03/03/1855. Old Park, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GRANGER Gervase - 1853 - 13/02/1853. Plumtree, Butterley Iron Co., Nottinghamshire. Falling down the shaft.

GRANGER Noah - 1857 - 17/02/1857 – Age 23 - Loader. No.26, Old Park, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of ‘stone coal’ from the side in the thick coal occasioned by a smooth-faced division. This mine is dangerous from such cause.

GRANGER Samuel - 1855 - 30/11/855. New Main, Butterley Iron Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Fall of roof in mine.

GRANT Henry - 1857 - 05/02/1857 – Age 28. Tyle Coch, Carr and Co., Rhondda, Glamorgan. A cart load of bricks pushed into shaft whilst the masons were walling. 3 killed.

GRANT Richard - 1858 - 01/09/1858 – Age 48 - Sinker. Aberaman, Crawshay Bailey M.P., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas in the shaft consequent of a stage being fitted tight in the shaft and the bottom of shaft left unventilated.

GRANT Stevenson - 1856 - 04/12/1856. Cliftonhill, No.4, Thomas Jackson and Co., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof.

GRANT W. - 1859 - 11/11/1859 - Collier. Muxton Bridge, Lilleshall Co., Donnington, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp.

GRATTON S. - 1858 - /02/1858 – Age 23 - Banksman. Downfieldside, Charles Hales, Burslem, Staffordshire. Fell down shaft.

GRAY George - 1851 - 31/10/1851. West Moor, Killingworth, Durham. Explosion of gas. 9 killed. Left a Wife but no family.

GRAY John - 1853 - 18/07/1853. Earl of Elgin, Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of coal.

GRAY John - 1856 - 13/09/1856. Auchengreoch, Ludovic Houston, Johnstone, Renfrew. Was drawn up above the usual landing place and leapt off the cage onto the bank.

GRAY John - 1858 - 05/05/1858 – Age 12 - Pony Driver. Eppleton, Hetton Coal Co., Hetton, Durham. Crushed by tubs, pony ran away.

GRAY Thomas - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 22. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From West Milton.

GRAY William - 1853 - 24/03/1853 – Age 16 – Drawer. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in the Arley pits. 52 of the deceased burnt, 2 blown to pieces. The death of the other 6 was caused by suffocation. 58 persons, killed.

GREAVES Charles - 1853 - 21/01/1853 – Age 38. New Cottam, Appleby and Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Breaking of a chain. 3 men and 4 boys. Left wife and 2 children.

GREAVES John - 1853 - 21/01/1853 – Age 29. New Cottam, Appleby and Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Breaking of a chain. 3 men and 4 boys. Left wife and 2 children.

GREAVES John - 1853 - 21/01/1853. New Cottam, Appleby and Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Breaking of a chain. 3 men and 4 boys.

GREEN Charles - 1857 - 01/04/1857 – Age 44. Old Silkstone Coopers and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of gunpowder in the mine.

GREEN George - 1850 - 05/06/1850 – Age 29. Usworth, Wellington Pit, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas. 13 killed. Left a wife and 1 child.

GREEN George - 1854 - 17/06/1854. Wyke Low, Moor Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of wood in the shaft. A boy.

GREEN George - 1854 - 22/09/1854. Bank, Matthews and Woodcock, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GREEN George - 1855 - 12/12/1855 – Age 40 - Collier. Tytrist, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal whilst cutting.

GREEN J. - 1855 - 03/03/1855. Cockey Moor, James Knowles, Bury, Lancashire. Fall of coal whilst holing.

GREEN J. - 1858 - 18/01/1858 – Age 19 – Miner. Clay Cross Coal Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Rope breaking. 4 killed.

GREEN James - 1855 - 18/01/1855. Mount Vernon, Andrew Buchanan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof when engaged repairing drawing road.

GREEN John - 1852 - 29/12/1852 – Age 56 - Collier. Soundwell, JJ and J Whittuck, Bristol, Gloucester. Rope broke at hinge.

GREEN John - 1853 - 01/01/1853. Soundwell, Kingswood, Gloucester. Killed when loading a bucket suspended by a rope. The rope, weighing two tons, broke and fell on him. A man called Cook stayed with him. Cook said "I wish I had a light” to which Green replied "Twould be no use to have a light to a dead man". It was eight hours before he could be extricated.

GREEN John - 1855 - 16/06/1855. Waterloo, James Bailey, Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Water broke in from old working.

GREEN John - 1857 - 21/08/1857 - Collier. Rose Bridge, Case and Morris, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

GREEN Joseph - 1856 - 29/10/1856 – Age 23 - Pikeman. Firehole No.3, Fletcher and Rose, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of batt (shale) in the new mine and fireclay coals.

GREEN Joseph - 1858 - 04/09/1858 – Age 30 – Miner. Swannington, William Worswick, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. Fall of coal.

GREEN Peter - 1856 - 08/10/1856 – Age 62 - Collier. New Engine Coal Pit, Heath Coal Co., Gloucester. Fall of coal. Deceased was nearly deaf.

GREEN Philip - 1856 - 22/12/1856 – Age 37 – Butty. Conygre, J. Hopkins and Son, Tipton, Staffordshire. Breaking of a single link.

GREEN Roger (injured) - 1852 - 24/04/1852. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Shaft or cage accident.

GREEN Thomas - 1852 - 17/12/1852. Granville, Trustees of C. Granville, Burton-on-Trent Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

GREEN Thomas - 1854 - 18/11/1854. Tividale, Lord Ward Dudley, Worcestershire. A shot lingered but went off while examining it.

GREEN W. - 1858 - 19/02/1858 – Age 24 – Miner. Bennerley, J. Brookes, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

GREEN W. - 1859 - 14/11/1859 – Age 32. Ash Tree Hall, Holcroft and Pearson, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of coal while holing off the side of stall. 2 killed.

GREEN William - 1856 - 08/08/1856. High Green, George Chambers, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

GREEN William - 1859 - 13/08/1859. Robin Hood, Messrs. Charlesworth, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of stone in the shaft.

GREENALL Thomas - 1850 - 07/12/1850 – Age 45. Haydock, Richard Evans and Co., St Helens, Lancashire. 4 men killed in an explosion of firedamp in the Rushy Park pit.

GREENHALGH David - 1859 - 25/12/1859 – Age 30 – Underlooker. Ainsworth, Thomas Fletcher, Bolton, Lancashire. Falling out of the shaft on getting out of the cage when in motion.

GREENHALGH I. - 1854 - 28/06/1854. Bank Top, Knowles and Hall, Bury, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. Died 9 July.

GREENHAUGH Joseph - 1855 - 21/10/1855. Neville Hill, J.B. Faviell, Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

GREENHILL George - 1853 - 23/10/1853. Hunsworth, Bowling Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Falling into the winding machinery. A boy.

GREENING William - 1854 - 15/02/1854 – Age 22 – Miner. Abersychan, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fell down pit.

GREENWAY George - 1856 - 03/07/1856 – Age 22 - Collier. Old Coal, Cruttwell and Levick, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp by cause of violations by the management of the following special rules, adequate ventilation, constant supervision underground, no single main door, no locked lamps wherever firedamp was known to exist. The owner neglected to comply with the Act. 9 killed and 2 Rescuer.

GREENWELL John – 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 30. Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Left a wife and 3 children.

GREENWOOD J. - 1854 - 11/01/1854. Cliviger Coal Co., Todmorden, Lancashire. Caught by an incline chain and drawn round the pulley. A boy.

GREENWOOD Thomas - 1859 - 18/05/1859 - Collier. Woodmuir, Thomas Thornton, Bathgate West Lothian. Suffocated by chokedamp while engaged clearing out an old pit. 2 killed.

GREENWOOD William - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 24. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Wombwell.

GREGORY Enoch - 1859 - 27/09/1859 – Age 11 - Machine boy. Tining, Countess of Waldegrave, Radstock, Somerset. Did not put the chock before the tram at the top of the underground incline and then got in front but was overpowered.

GREGORY George - 1852 - 13/02/1852 – Age 11 – Miner. Globe, Cruttwell Allies and Co., Monmouthshire. Brake of balance pit gave way ascending with loaded tram. 3 killed.

GREGORY George - 1854 - 13/03/1854. Mosbro’ Moor, Richard Swallow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of coal.

GREGORY J. - 1859 - 16/07/1959 – Age 12 – Trammer. Underwood, Barber and Walker, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire Explosion of gunpowder.

GREGORY James - 1852 – 13/02/1852 – Age 47 – Miner. Globe, Cruttwell Allies and Co., Monmouthshire. Brake of balance pit gave way ascending with loaded tram. 3 killed.

GREGORY James - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 20. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

GREGORY James - 1857 – 27/05/1857 – Age 18 – Haulier. Tyr, Nicholas John Russell, Cwmtillery, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp from using naked light whilst breaking through into old work. 13 killed 5 injured.

GREGORY John - 1852 – 13/02/1852 – Age 19 – Miner. Globe, Cruttwell Allies and Co., Monmouthshire. Brake of balance pit gave way ascending with loaded tram. 3 killed.

GREGORY John - 1852 – 25/08/1852. Bradshaw Hall, Wright and Taylor, Wigan, Lancashire. Falling down the shaft. A boy.

GREGORY T. - 1854 – 31/01/1854 – Engineer. West Leigh, Lane Samuel Banks, Leigh, Lancashire. Killed by the flywheel of the engine.

GREGORY Thomas - 1854 - 17/08/1854. West Hallam, F. Newdigate, Derbyshire.  Falling down the shaft.

GREGORY William - 1859 - 10/05/1859 – Age 17 - Day wagoner. Albion & Stone House, Hindley Green Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

GREIVE David - 1856 - 03/07/1856 - Collier. Dundonald, James Nasmyth, Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of roof at face of workings.

GREY G. - 1856 - 30/10/1856 – Age 23. Hollingwood, R. Barrow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Crushed by loaded tram.

GRICE Richard - 1851 - 08/02/1851. Oldfield, Staffordshire. Murdered by rope being wilfully cut. 3 killed.

GRIEVESON Joseph - 1858 - 24/03/1858 – Age 35 - Hewer. Consett, Derwent Iron Co., Lanchester, Durham. Fall of stone.

GRIFFIN G. - 1858 – 12/11/1858 – Age 26 - Loader. Fox Yards, John Milliard, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GRIFFIN James - 1855 – 11/09/1855. Burnhill, James Griffin, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

GRIFFITH D - 1852 – 08/02/1852 – Age 14 - Collier. Llwynycwm, W.H. Cartwright, Llanelly, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof.

GRIFFITH David - 1853 – 07/09/1853 – Age 11 – Doorboy. Dyffryn, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Crushed between trams.
GRIFFITH H. - 1858 – 15/01/1858 – Age 27 - Pikeman. Saltwell, Lord Ward, Netherton, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal caused by a ‘bump’ shivering the spurn to pieces.

GRIFFITH J. - 1857 – 10/09/1857 – Age 46. Gwane, William Mills and Sons, Dudley, Worcestershire. Explosion of firedamp at the far end of the workings in the rise or crop side of the pit. The falling in of the roof had closed up the airways and the pit on that side filled up with gas and the subsequent want of discipline unquestionably caused the immediate act of firing the sulphur. 9 killed.

GRIFFITH Morgan - 1854 – 22/04/1854 – Age 21 - Collier. Tophill, J. Cartwright, Gelligaer, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof.

GRIFFITH Thomas - 1859 – 23/05/1859 – Age 27 - Collier. No.13 Ebbw Vale Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of clod while holing in ‘Old Coal’.

GRIFFITH William - 1852 – 08/10/1852 – Age 27 - Collier. Cwmbach, Aberdare Coal Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Gas exploded by shot. 2 killed.

GRIFFITHS D. - 1854 – 19/04/1854. Groveland, J. Bagnall and Sons, Dudley, Worcestershire. Drawn over pulley.

GRIFFITHS David - 1852 – 10/05/1852. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed. Survivor.

GRIFFITHS David - 1853 – 07/09/1853 – Age 11 – Doorboy. Dyffryn, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Crushed between trams.

GRIFFITHS David - 1854 – 28/06/1854 – Age 15 – Haulier. No. 9 River Level, Fothergill and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof.

GRIFFITHS David - 1855 – 08/11/1855 – Age – 15 – Engineers assistant. Lower Level, Pembrokeshire Coal Co., Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire. Blow on the head from a pump rod.

GRIFFITHS David - 1855 – 16/05/1855 – Age 31 - Collier. Cwmbach, Fothergill and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal in holing.
GRIFFITHS David - 1856 – 04/11/1856. Gadlys Wayne and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

GRIFFITHS David - 1857 – 01/12/1857 – Age 23. Pentyrch, Booker Blakemore and Co., Cardiff, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof.

GRIFFITHS David - 1859 – 06/04/1859 – Age 57. Main Neath, Abbey Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Inundation from old workings. 26 killed. Found 1st. Oct.

GRIFFITHS E. - 1854 - 23/04/1854. Railway R. Handley, Fenton, Staffordshire. Fell down shaft.

GRIFFITHS George - 1856 - 15/07/1856. Cymmer, Insole and Son, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion and afterdamp. 114 killed.

GRIFFITHS Griffith - 1858 - 02/02/1858 – Age 30 - Collier. Forge, Richard Fothergill, Abernant, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of top coal (9 feet vein).

GRIFFITHS H. - 1854 - 16/05/1854. Bilston, Blackwell and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GRIFFITHS Henry - 1856 - 15/07/1856. Cymmer, Insole and Son, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion and afterdamp. 114 killed.

GRIFFITHS Henry - 1856 - 24/05/1856 – Age 35 - Collier. Cwm, Avon Governor and Co. of Copper Mines, Port Talbot, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 12 killed.

GRIFFITHS Isaac - 1858 - 25/11/1858 – Age 25 - Collier. Morfa, Vivian and Sons, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. One of the collier’s safety lamps found with the top off and none of them locked although proved to have been locked at the commencement of the turn. 4 killed.

GRIFFITHS Ishmael - 1856 - 13/09/1856. Brynmally, Clayton and Darlington, Wrexham, Denbigh. Inundation of water from old workings in the main coal. 13 killed.

GRIFFITHS J. - 1853 - 31/05/1853. Fullwood J. and T. Turley, Coseley, Staffordshire. Rock fell out of shaft.

GRIFFITHS Jacob - 1852 - 01/10/1852 - Age 34 - Collier. Rhas Las Dowlais Iron Co., Dowlais, Glamorgan. Guide chain broke. Carriage struck the side of the shaft. Iron crystalized. Wife and 3 children. 3 killed.

GRIFFITHS Jenkin - 1852 - 10/05/1852. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed. Survivor.

GRIFFITHS John - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 21. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed.

GRIFFITHS John - 1854 - 01/08/1854 – Age 24 - Collier. Oakwood, English Copper Co., Taibach, Glamorgan. Fall of shale.

GRIFFITHS John - 1854 - 24/07/1854 – Age 32 – Contractor. Thomas Chapel, Pembrokeshire Coal Co., Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire. Drowned in workings by a sudden flood from surface which came by adit level and old pits. 2 killed.

GRIFFITHS John - 1855 - 26/10/1855 – Age 40 - Sinker. Cwmbargoed Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

GRIFFITHS John - 1857 - 10/04/1857. Gorse, Glassbroke and Richards, Swansea, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 3 killed.

GRIFFITHS John - 1858 - 16/06/1858 – Age 17 - Collier. Hinshay, B. Botfield, Shifnal, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp on - 18th. inst.

GRIFFITHS John - 1859 - 11/11/1859 – Age 26 – Trammer. Bryngwyn, Sims, Williams, Neville and Co., Llanelly, Carmarthen. Fall of roof.

GRIFFITHS Jonah - 1854 - 30/05/1854 - Age 26 - Collier. Mynydd Bach Y Glo, Mynydd Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

GRIFFITHS Lewis - 1853 - 03/10/1853 - Age 52 - Collier. River Level, Fothergill and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal in level.

GRIFFITHS Lewis - 1857 - 09/06/1857 – Age 10. Dan-y-Deri, Samuel Thomas, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

GRIFFITHS Morgan - 1852 - 10/05/1852. Gwendraeth, Alfred Watney, Llanelly, Carmarthen. Eruption of quicksand from valley. 26 killed.

GRIFFITHS Peter - 1856 – 15/07/1856. Cymmer, Insole and Son, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion and afterdamp. 114 killed.

GRIFFITHS Richard - 1852 – 10/05/1852. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed.

GRIFFITHS Robert - 1859 - 18/05/1859 – Age 16 – Drawer. Stoneclough, Knowles and Stott, Kearsley, Lancashire. Fall of roof in the Cannel Mine, Little Hey pit, 14 yards long by 3 yards broad was unpropped.

GRIFFITHS T. - 1851 – 28/06/1851. Coed, Talon & Leeswood, Edward, Oakley Mold, Flint. Drawn over the pulley.

GRIFFITHS T. - 1854 - 26/06/1854 – Age 35. Westminster, Westminster Coal Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Explosion of firedamp.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1851 - 04/09/1851. Werfa, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1853 - 19/07/1853 – Age 10 – Doorboy. Shop Coal Level, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1855 - 03/01/1855 – Age 13 – Fanworker. Pwll-y-Lord, D. Lloyd, Llandybie, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp driven out by the fan.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1855 - 03/01/1855 – Age 24 – Fanworker. Pylly, Lord David Lloyd, Llandybie, Pembrokeshire. Explosion of firedamp driven out by fan. No locked lamps.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1856 - 18/09/1856. Werfa, John Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of 9 feet coal.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1858 - 10/07/1858 – Age 38 - Hewer. Kelloe, John Burrell and Partners, Ferry Hill, Durham. Fall of coal.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1858 - 12/06/1858 – Age 12 - Collier. Duffryn, Dare David Williams, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of clod from roof.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1858 - 18/05/1858. Bryndu, G.S. Ford and Son, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 12 killed.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1859 - 19/09/1859 - Collier. Abernant, Richard Fothergill and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Passing under shaft whilst carriage working.

GRIFFITHS Thomas - 1859 - 29/01/1859 – Age 63 - Collier. Abergwawr, Thomas Powell and Son, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof. 9-feet vein.

GRIFFITHS William - 1853 - 24/03/1853 – Age 24 - Collier. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in the Arley pits. 52 of the deceased burnt, 2 blown to pieces. The death of the other 6 was caused by suffocation. 58 persons, killed.

GRIFFITHS William - 1857 - 12/10/1857 – Age 52. Primrose, G. Lewis and Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.
Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of roof (9-feet).

GRIGG H. - 1853 - 20/04/1953. Mill Farm, Giles and Bennett, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GRIGG Richard - 1853 - 23/08/1853. Sutherland, Clayton and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Explosion of firedamp.

GRIMES Joseph - 1856 - 06/02/1856 – Age 16 - Drawer. Chowbent, John Fletcher and others, Atherton, Lancashire. Fall of coal in Lovers Lane pit.

GRIMSHAW John - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 32. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Wombwell.

GRIMSHAW Joseph - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 42. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Wombwell.

GRINDALL James - 1854 - 24/08/1854. Far Green, Lord Granville, Shelton, Staffordshire. Fell into sump.

GROAK P. - 1851 - 18/06/1851. Toll Gate, Benjamin Gibbons jnr., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

GROSSET William - 1855 - 17/11/1855. Lochgelly, Lochgelly Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of coal at face of working.
GROVER ? - 1855 - 12/07/1855. Chapel Hill, N.B. Iron Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof.

GRUNDELL William - 1856 - 18/08/1856. Beeston Lodge, J. Clark, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

GRUNDY J. - 1856 - 25/06/1856. Agecroft, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp, died 9th. July.

GRUNDY T. - 1856 - 20/03/1856 - Pony Driver. Stoneclough, Knowles and Stott, Kearsley Lancashire. Strangled by his comforter winding round the axle of the wagon on which he was riding.

GUEST ? - 1853 - 24/04/1853. Ettingshall, B. Chavasse, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

GUEST A. - 1853 - 26/05/1853. Oak Farm, Sir S. Glynne, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

GUEST Ben - 1858 - 05/11/1858 – Age 15 - Dirt carrier. Bromley Hall, Brown and Co., Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Suffocated by fall of slack in thick coal.

GUEST Benjamin - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 17. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From West Milton.

GUEST H. - 1851 - 28/06/1851. Haigh, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof in yard pit.

GUEST J. - 1858 - 19/08/1858 - Age 23 - Loader. Saltwell, Lord Ward, Netherton, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal.

GULLIVER Moses - 1854 - 27/05/1854 - Age 18 - Collier. Rock Vein John Russell Risca, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

GUNTER Jane - 1858 - 20/03/1858 – Age 8. Starveall Coal pit, Kingswood, Gloucester. Daughter of a labourer of St. George. Scalded to death by steam whilst playing (unknown to the engineer) in an arched passage underneath, the boiler. Female.

GURNEY James - 1852 - 11/08/1852. Orrell, Brackner and Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Falling down shaft.

GUTHRIE John - 1859 - 04/04/1859 - Age 40 - Collier. Archibald Finnie, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. Explosion of firedamp.

GUTTERIDGE D. - 1859 - 20/11/1859 – Age 10. Ashtree Leasow, G. Williams and Co., Tipton, Staffordshire. Taken down the pit by his father at night and being left by himself wandered to the engine pit and was drowned. On a Sunday evening.

GUY Benjamin - 1857 - 27/01/1857 – Age 36 - Pikeman. Corbyn’s Hall, B. Gibbons snr. Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of stuff in an old squeezed rib and pillar in the thick coal.

GUY John - 1853 – 28/06/1853 – Age 25 - Trammer. Aberlogin, Rev. Samuel Philips, Llanrhidian, Pembrokeshire. Falling down slant whilst climbing down.

GUY John - 1853 28/07/1853 – Age 25 - Trammer. Aberlogin Rev. Samuel Phillips, Llanrhidian, Glamorgan. Falling down slant while climbing down.

GUY Joshua - 1857 - 24/04/1857 – Age 30 - Pikeman. Tividale, Birch and Son, Tipton, Staffordshire. Premature explosion of a shot in the brooch coal.

GUY William - 1857 - 19/12/1857. Ubberley, John Ridgeway, Hanley, Staffordshire. Fell out of skip.

GWILLIAM George - 1851 - 11/02/1851. Bush, Teague and Co., Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Fall of coal.

GYTE George - 1857 - 05/10/1857 – Age 23 – Miner. Ripley, Butterley Co., Derbyshire. Explosion of gas.

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