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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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No-Names


1850 - 1859

HILDITCH S. - 1855 - 03/03/1855. Apedale, J.E. Heacotte, Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

HILEY John - 1853 - 20/06/1853 - Boy. Fieldhouse, Edward Brooke, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HILL Frances - 1857 - 03/10/1857 - Drawer. Glencleland, Kerr and Pender, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal at face of working.

HILL Hopkin - 1856 - 24/05/1856 - Age 50 - Collier. Cwm, Avon Governor and Co., of Copper Mines, Port Talbot, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 12 killed.

HILL Isaac - 1857 - 13/01/1857 - Age 27 - Miner. Whaley Bridge, F.G. Gisborne, Stockport, Cheshire. Fall of roof.

HILL J. - 1854 - 14/12/1854 – Boy. Bierley, Low Moor Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of roof

HILL J. - 1854 - 20/12/1854. Orrell, W.H. Branckner, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HILL J. - 1858 - 23/02/1858 – Age 17 - Loader. Priors Field, B. Whitehouse, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fell out of the skip whilst descending shaft to go to work. 3 killed.

HILL John - 1859 - 10/06/1859 - Age 12 - Boy. Cyfartha, William Crawshay, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of clod from roof.

HILL Luke - 1853 - 14/06/1853. Low Elsecar, Earl Fitzwilliam, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

HILL S. - 1856 - 19/01/1856. Shelton, Lord Granville, Stoke, Staffordshire. Explosion of powder.

HILL Thomas - 1854 - 07/07/1864 - Boy. Parr Stocks, Joseph Greenough, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of coal from face.

HILL Thomas - 1858 - 27/07/1858 - Age 50 - Fireman. Abergwawr, Thomas Powell and Son, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fell down shaft, banksman misunderstanding signal.

HILL William - 1851 04/10/1851 Age 17. Midsomer Norton, Somerset. Let down a coal pit at Midsomer Norton by means of a drum when the rope suddenly broke and precipitated them 100-120 feet to the bottom. 3 killed.

HILL William - 1854 - 16/11/1854. Rosehill, Addie and Miller, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HILL William - 1854 - 17/08/1854. Blackley Hurst, Samuel Stock, St. Helens, Lancashire. Crushed by a box in a down brow. Manslaughter against the person who pushed the box, acquitted at sessions.

HILLAM George - 1856 - 21/05/1856. Wyke, Low Moor Iron Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

HILLIER Henry - 1858 - 16/02/1858. Peter's Pit, Abersychan, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

HILLIER Thomas - 1856 - 16/08/1856 - Age 11 - Collier. Glyn Nant Ddu, Abersychan Iron Co., Abersychan, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof in Red Ash seam.

HILTON ? - 1853 - 01/12/1853. Agecroft, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

HILTON Allen - 1856 - 20/05/1856. Bank Top, Knowles and Hall, Radcliffe, Lancashire. Fall of roof, died 1st. June.

HILTON John Thomas - 1857 - 19/02/1857 - Age 24. Lundhill, Lundhill Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 189 killed.

HILTON Samuel - 1856 - 01/03/1856 - Age 21. Worsley, Bridgwater Trust, Manchester, Lancashire. Falling down the pit on the engineer over winding.

HILTON T. - 1855 - 24/04/1855 - Boy. Little Lever, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Bolton, Lancashire. Crushed by an iron plate falling off a tram at the pit bank.

HILTON Thomas - 1857 - 19/02/1857 - Age 24. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

HILTON W. - 1854 - 15/04/1854. Pickley Heys, Thomas Lowe and Co., Leigh, Lancashire. Fell down shaft by breaking the windless spike.

HINCHCLIFFE J. - 1855 - 24/02/1855 - Boy. Howley Park, Howley Park Coal Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

HINCHCLIFFE John - 1853 - 13/05/1853. Whitwood, Henry Briggs, Pontefract, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

HINCHCLIFFE Joseph - 1853 - 27/08/1853. Bierley, Clayton and Co., Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

HINCHLIFFE John - 1852 - 12/11/1852. Darley Main Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

HIND William - 1855 - 08/03/1855 - Age Under 10. Forth Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Explosion of firedamp.

HIND William - 1852 - 15/03/1852. Coates Park, Coupland and Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HINDLE Benjamin - 1859 - 19/09/1859 - Boy. Hoyland, Day and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal in the mine.

HINDLE Christopher - 1859 - 21/01/1859 - Age 15 - Drawer. Marsh House, John and William, Pickup Over Darwen, Lancashire. Fall of roof at two cross slips.

HINDLE James - 1855 - 12/07/1855. Moss Pit, Simpson and Young, Oswaldtwistle, Church Lancashire. Precipitated down the pit from a scaffold on the engine being thrown out of gear whist the bucket was suspended at the pits mouth. 4 killed.

HINDMARCH William - 1854 - 15/02/1854 - Deputy Overman. Sherburne, East Pit, Durham. Crushed to death by a large stone falling from the roof. [The Durham. County Advertiser - 24/02/1854].

HINDMARSH Nicholas - 1852 - 26/01/1852 - Age 17. Trimdon, Durham. Explosion of gas. [The Durham. Chronicle - 30/01/1852].

HINDS Thomas - 1858 - 08/02/1858 - Age 14 – Driver. Willington, Straker and Love, Brancepeth, Durham. Crushed by tubs in inclined plane.

HINGLEY S. - 1854 - 02/06/1854. Lye Waste, Perrens and Harrison, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Struck by coal falling down shaft.

HIRAM or ARAN John - 1851 - 22/12/1851 - Age 45. Ince Hall, A.F. Haliburton, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. Left a pregnant widow and six children. 14 killed.

HIRST Samuel - 1854 - 19/01/1854. Waterloo, K. Fenton, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

HIRST Thomas - 1859 - 21/12/1859. Victoria, Messrs Haighs, Leeds, Yorkshire. Breaking of flat hempen rope. 4 killed.

HITCHEN J. - 1857 - 11/07/1857 - Age 25 - Loader. Albert David Rose, Moxley, Staffordshire. Fall of a stratum of coal called the ‘new mine holers’. One simple piece of timber would have prevented this accident.

HITSON Joseph - 1858 - 14/08/1858 - Age 40 - Pikeman. Moxley, Groucott and Sons, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of roof in new mine and fireclay seam.

HIVING H. - 1857 - 10/10/1857 - Age 14 - Trammer. Ripley, Butterley Co., Derbyshire.  Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

HOBBS H. - 1851 - 15/05/1851. Old Buffery, Thomas Crewe, Dudley, Worcestershire. Piece of brick falling down the shaft.

HOBDEN John - 1857 - 12/02/1857. Dunkirk Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. Stone fell in sinking pit.

HOBSON George - 1853 - 16/09/1853 - Boy. Speedwell, Richard Barrow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Falling down the shaft.

HOBSON Israel - 1857 - 19/02/1857 - Age 20. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

HOBSON John - 1857 - 19/02/1857. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

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

HODGE William - 1859 - 22/06/1859 - Collier. Dunnikier, J. and A. Goodall, Kirkcaldy, Fife. Fall of stone at face of working.

HODGECASE Michael - 1857 - 31/12/1857 - Drawer. Drumpeller, John Wilson’s Trustees, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal of a stoop on the side of the drawing road.

HODGES Titus - 1854 - 06/11/1854 - Collier. Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone.

HODGES William - 1852 - 30/06/1852 - Age 37 - Collier. Armstrong’s Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of clod.

HODGETTS J. - 1851 - 05/04/1851. Stawlins, J. and W. Pearson, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HODGETTS J. - 1854 - 22/04/1854. Russell’s Hall, Blackwell and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Premature explosion of shot.

HODGKESS T. - 1851 - 23/05/1851. Bennett’s, Captain Bennett, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

HODGKINSON William - 1852 - 10/07/1852. Staveley, Richard Barrow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

HODGKIS H. - 1854 - 18/03/1854. Kirklees Hall, Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of coal in cannel pit.

HODGKISS A. - 1859 - 24/10/1859. Capponfield, Chillington Co., W. Hampton, Worcestershire. Fell through scaffold. 2 killed.

HODGSON John - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 31. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Hemingfield.

HODGSON Joseph - 1859 - 11/02/1859. Manston, Edward Waud, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

HODGSON R. - 1856 - 30/08/1856. Pendleton, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Manchester, Lancashire. Crushed on putting his head out of the cage in ascending the pit.

HODGSON S. - 1856 - 23/09/1856. Grange Lane, Joseph Stenton, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

HODKINSON S. - 1853 - 07/01/1853. New Town, J. Lamb, Wigan, Lancashire. Piece of coal falling from an ascending tub.

HODLEY Matthew - 1858 - 12/06/1858 - Age 14 - Hitcher. Deep Duffryn, John Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Crossing under shaft whilst carriage in motion.

HODSON R. - 1854 - 21/10/1854. Broadwaters, William Tolley, Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HOGARTH (2) - 1857 - 08/04/1857. Greenland Walls, Mrs. Johnson and Messrs. Carr, Berwick-on-Tweed, Durham. Water broke into the pit from old workings. 5 killed.

HOGG William - 1852 - 22/09/1852. Penston, John Dean’s, Gladsmuir, East Lothian. Fall of roof.

HOGGANS David - 1855 - 22/06/1855. Highland Park, Brown and Remie, Kilsyth, Stirling. Falling out of bucket whist ascending shaft which he was sinking.

HOGGING David - 1858 - 13/10/1858 - Age 32. Primrose Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Suffocated by vapour from engine boilers. 10 killed.

HOLBROOK Joseph - 1852 - 11/12/1852 - Age 52 - Collier. Conygre, Samborne Smith and Co., Timsbury, Somerset. Fall of coal from drawing a prop.

HOLDEN A. - 1855 - 21/07/1855. Atherton, John Fletcher and others, Leigh, Lancashire. A shot hanging fire.

HOLDEN James - 1856 - 12/01/1856. Strangeways, Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof. Died 21 Mar.

HOLDEN S. - 1855 - 14/02/1855. Coppull, John Hargreaves jnr. Chorley, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed died 16th.

HOLDEN T. - 1857 - 13/10/1857 - Age 20 - Pikeman. Trough, Lord Ward, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall in the ‘thick coal’ whilst knocking a ‘spurn’ away.

HOLDEN Thomas - 1859 - 07/01/1859 - Age 25. Nine Locks, New British Iron Co., Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Fall in thick coal while holing.

HOLDEN W. - 1855 - 15/11/1855 – Age 32. Brookside, John Reddish, Blackburn, Lancashire. Fall of stone from roof.

HOLDING James - 1857 - 21/11/1857. Railway, Executors of John Darlington, Coppull, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HOLDING Samuel - 1854 - 18/02/1854 - Age 33. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

HOLDRIDGE John - 1856 - 16/08/1856. Rothwell Haigh, Messrs Charlesworth, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

HOLGATE Thomas - 1855 - 21/04/1855. Binns Bottom, Holt and Co., Halifax, Yorkshire. Suffocated by powder smoke.

HOLIDAY John - 1856 - 01/03/1856. Birstall, Field Head, Leeds, Mining Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

HOLLAND ? - 1854 - 01/12/1854. J. Darlington, Chorley, Lancashire. Breakage of rope by which a scaffold was suspended in the pit. 2 killed.

HOLLAND Hugh - 1850 - 05/06/1850 - Age 21. Usworth, Wellington, Pit Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas. 13 killed, Single.

HOLLAND J. - 1857 - 21/07/1857 - Age 27 - Loader. Tividale, Hopkins and Bradley, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of ‘tow coal’ in the ‘thick coal’.

HOLLAND J. - 1857 - 28/03/1857 - Age 44 - Fireman. Rounds Green, W. Bennett, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Explosion of an old much-worked spherical low pressure boiler.

HOLLAND John - 1856 - 23/10/1856. Laffak, John and Thomas Johnson, St. Helens, Lancashire. In attempting to fire a shot with a German which exploded before he could get away.

HOLLAND John - 1858 - 29/05/1858 - Age 35 - Collier. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

HOLLAND S. - 1854 - 26/08/1854. Tividale, Joseph Hackett, Dudley, Worcestershire. Engineer left the pumping pit and was suffocated in some old workings.
HOLLAND S. - 1855 - 12/12/1855. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Skip fell on him.

HOLLAND T. - 1859 - 15/12/1859 - Collier. Dunkirk, Dunkirk Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. Fall of roof.

HOLLAND W. - 1856 - 25/12/1856 - Age 21. No. 13 Bagnall and Jesson, Tividale, Staffordshire. Fall in gateroad of thick coal.

HOLLAND William - 1855 - 06/04/1855. Walthew House, W.H. Brancker and Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Falling down the shaft from a mouthing at the Cannel coal.

HOLLEFORD J. - 1858 - 20/05/1858 - Age 18 - Loader. Pensnett, Chace Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal. Smooth faced slips unusually numerous.

HOLLINGSWORTH W. - 1853 - 01/04/1853. Heys, John Kenworthy and Brothers, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. Fall of bricks etc. in No.3 pit.

HOLLINS ? - 1853 - 28/01/1853 - Age 5. Foley, W.H. Sparrow, Longton, Staffordshire. Fell down an old unfenced shaft.

HOLLINS G. - 1855 - 05/08/1855. Willfield, Plant and Williams, Longton, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

HOLLINS John - 1857 - 11/02/1857. Silverdale, Stannier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

HOLLINS Joshua - 1856 - 01/02/1856. Sandbach, Lancaster and Co., Burslem, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

HOLLINSWORTH J. - 1854 - 15/04/1854. Fairbottom, Lessees and Booth, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. Falling in of the side of the Nelson pit.

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

HOLLOWELL William - 1859 - 07/03/1859 - Age 20 - Drawer. Pendleton, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendleton, Lancashire. Crushed by a tram on the jig brow. He was in front instead of behind and he had omitted hooking the chain.

HOLMES David - 1857 - 26/03/1857 - Age 18 - Pikeman. Stow, Heath W. and J.S. Sparrow, Bilston, Staffordshire. Rock fell on him from above the ‘mealey greys coal’. He was ordered to stand some timber under this roof but neglected to do so and was killed.

HOLMES E. - 1853 - 27/02/1853. Spout, B. Botfield, Dawley, Shropshire. Explosion of powder.

HOLMES E. - 1853 - 27/11/1853. Crabtree, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HOLMES E. - 1857 - 25/03/1857. Darkhouse Lane, B. Botfield, Wellington, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HOLMES Edward - 1856 - 08/04/1856. Donnington, Lilleshall Co., Newport, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HOLMES George - 1855 - 26/11/1855. Hallam Field, Stanton Iron Co., Ilkeston, Derbyshire. Fall of corfe in shaft.

HOLMES John - 1850 - 24/12/1850. Worsley, Earl of Ellesmere, Manchester, Lancashire. Fall of coal.

HOLMES N. - 1853 - 07/02/1853. Benthall E. Bathurst Wellington, Shropshire. Fall of roof.

HOLMES R - 1854 - 06/09/1854. New Field, James Baker, Walsall, Staffordshire. Playing by holding the ascending hook.

HOLMES R. - 1855 - 08/06/1855. Swan Meadow, Joshua Bailey, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fell out of skip whilst ascending.

HOLT H. - 1854 - 22/04/1854 – Age 20. Stoneclough, Bolton, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp died 21 May.

HOLT J.O. - 1853 - 25/08/1853 – Age 22. Elton, William Thornton, Parks, Bury, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HOLT Joseph - 1856 - 09/09/1856 – Age 30. Old Baremoo, New British Iron Co., Corngreaves, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in gateroad of thick coal.

HOLT W. - 1856 - 12/09/1856. Agecroft, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire. Fall of coal when holing in the 7 feet mine.

HOLYOAKE Thomas - 1853 - 23/10/1853. Nagersfield Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

HOMER M. - 1858 - 31/12/1858 – Age 14 - Hooker-on. Springfield, T. & J. Badger, Dudley, Worcestershire. Crushed between ascending skip and inset bar.

HOOD Alexander - 1858 - 02/12/1858 - Collier. Arniston, John Christie, Dalkeith, Mid Lothian. Fall of roof at face of workings. 2 killed.

HOOPER Jabez - 1859 - 05/06/1859. Peas Croft, Sparrow and Co., Willenhall, Staffordshire. While getting fireclay under the new mine coal when the roof broke over the timber and buried these men. One was not got out for two days but yet alive. 2 killed.

HOOTON Peter - 1853 - 17/03/1853. Bardsley, Jonah Harrop, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. Piece of wood falling from part of the Diamond pit.

HOPCOTT G. - 1857 - 31/07/1857 – Age 28 – Butty. Bewdley, Worcestershire. Assisting to tighten a screw in the machinery, when the engine moved and the fly-wheel crushed his head to pieces.

HOPE Joseph - 1855 - 17/05/1855. Clifton, Nob End, Kearsley, Jacob Fletcher, Manchester, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. Died 30th.

HOPE Thomas - 1853 - 06/06/1853 – Age 49. Gidlow & Swinley, Executors of the late Joseph Ryland, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in Arley mine. 2 killed. In this case two inquests were held. In one a charge of manslaughter was returned, in the other a verdict of accidental death.

HOPE Thomas - 1853 - 30/05/1853 – Age 49. Worsley, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

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

HOPKIN William - 1855 - 30/05/1855 – Age 14 - Collier. Cwm, T.T. Strick, Llangyfelach, Carmarthen. Fall of roof in heading.

HOPKIN William - 1855 - 30/05/1855 – Age 28 - Collier. Graig Cwm, T.T. Strick, Llangyfelach, Glamorgan. Fall of roof in the heading.

HOPKINS Evan - 1856 - 24/05/1856. Blaengwaur, David Davies and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

HOPKINS Hopkin - 1859 - 10/12/1859 – Age 19 – Haulier. Craig-cefn-park, J.J. Strick, Swansea, Glamorgan. Run over by trams.

HOPKINS John - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 15. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed. Son of Rees.

HOPKINS John - 1855 - 14/07/1855 – Age 27 - Collier. Blaengwawr, David Davies, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal from roof of stall.

HOPKINS or HIGHAM John - 1858 - 18/05/1858. Bryndu, G.S. Ford and Son, Tailbach, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 12 killed.

HOPKINS R. - 1854 - 10/09/1854. Darlaston Green, Mr. Mills, Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HOPKINS Rees - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 50. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed. Father of John.

HOPKINS Rosser - 1859 - 06/04/1859 – Age 43. Main Neath, Abbey Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Inundation from old workings. 26 killed. Found 26th. Sept.

HOPKINS William - 1855 - 22/09/1855 – Age 36 - Collier. Llynvi Vale, Maesteg Iron Co., Bridgend, Glamorgan. Run over by trams on incline.

HOPPER William - 1855 - 28/11/1855 – Age 17 - Miner. Cwmneol, Case and Morrison, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Thrown down the pit by cage being pulled. Manslaughter against engineman. 8 killed.

HOPTON John - 1851 - 29/09/1851. Neville Hill, J.B. Faviell, Leeds, Yorkshire. Breaking of a pit rope.

HOPWEED James - 1857 - 23/07/1857. Altofts Pope and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

HOPWOOD B. - 1856 - 25/09/1856. Bradbury, J. and J. Jowett, Stockport, Cheshire. Fall of roof.

HOPWOOD Edward - 1856 - 17/04/1856. Tryddyn Lodge Colliery, W.C. and H. Jones, Mold, Flint. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

HORNBY J - 1850 - 20/12/1850. Nant Mawr, James Jones, Mold, Flint Fall of roof.

HORNE Joseph - 1853 - 20/01/1853 - Boy. Coleorton, Walker and Co., Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester. Falling down the shaft.

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

HORRIS Samuel - 1859 - 13/01/1859 – Age 15 - Collier. Plymouth, Anthony Hill, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of roof, Clynmeil vein, face of stall.

HORROCKS John - 1857 - 05/02/1857 – Labourer. Moss Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Killed by a loco, engine, on the colliery branch line.

HORROCKS William - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 22. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

HORSFIELD or HARDFIELD William - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 32. Lundhill, Lundhill Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.  189 killed.

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

HORSLEY William - 1854 - 10/02/1854. Broad Oak, Bournes and Robinson, St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HORTON ? - 1852 - 30/01/1852 – Boy. Goldenhill Staffordshire. Precipitated down shaft by a piece of timber which they were bringing catching the landing.

HORTON ? - 1854 - 06/05/1854. Portway, Darby and Dawes, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

HORTON ? - 1854 - 12/05/1854. Chapel Hill, N.B. Iron Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

HORTON Paul - 1856 - 01/11/1856 – Age 49 - Pikeman. Bradley Lodge, William Baldwin and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal in new mine and fire clay coal.

HORTON Robert - 1858 - 09/01/1858 – Age 17 – Putter. Oakenshaw, Straker and Love, Brancepeth Durham. Fall of stone.

HORTON Thomas - 1853 - 09/11/1853. Old Park, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

HOSKINS John - 1859 - 16/11/1859 – Age 40 – Engineman. Engine Pit, John Russell, Cwmtillery, Monmouthshire. Killed by entanglement with pumping machinery.

HOUGH T. - 1852 - 28/11/1852 – Age 24. Haigh, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Wigan, Lancashire. Piece of stone falling from the side of the shaft as they were descending. 2 killed.

HOUGH T. - 1852 - 28/11/1852 – Age 24 – Unknown. Haigh, Wigan, Lancashire.

HOUGHTON, John - 1852 - 13/07/1852. Ravehead Colliery, Bromilow Haddock and Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HOUGHTON, Peter - 1859 - 10/02/1859 – Age 12 – Pony driver. Amberswood Colliery, J. Blundell and Sons, Wigan, Lancashire. Run over by wagon in the underground shunt.

HOUGHTON, Samuel - 1859 - 08/10/1859 – Age 25. Union P., Williams and Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of thick coal.

HOUGHTON, T. - 1855 - 30/01/1855. Bryn, William Garstang and Son, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. Died from burns 16 Feb.

HOUGHTON, William - 1859 - 04/09/1859 – Age 36 - Sinker. Norley, Norley Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Falling down the pit in consequence of a chain breaking. 2 killed.

HOUSON John - 1854 - 18/08/1854. Ruabon Coal & Coke Co., Ruabon, Denbigh. Explosion of firedamp in No.1 Died
9 Sept.

HOUSTON William - 1853 - 20/08/1853. Huntershill, William Dixon, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof.

HOUSTON William - 1854 - 26/10/1854. Lugar iron Works, Trustees of the late J. Wilson, Old Cumnock, Ayrshire. Fall of roof at face.

HOWARD Thomas - 1851 - 18/07/1851. Allerton, Bower and Co., Allerton, Yorkshire. Blow from the lever of a capstan above ground.

HOWARDS John - 1857 - 05/02/1857 – Age 24. Tyle Coch Carr and Co., Rhondda, Glamorgan. A cart load of bricks pushed into shaft whilst the masons, were walling. 3 killed.

HOWARTH B. - 1854 - 19/12/1854. Coppull, John Hargreaves jnr., Chorley, Lancashire. Struck by pick dropped down shaft by a person about to descend.

HOWARTH David - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 39. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Hemingfield.

HOWARTH Jeremiah - 1856 - 31/12/1856 – Age 50. Woodhouse Lane, Zachariah and James Howarth, Rochdale, Lancashire. Explosion of gunpowder when preparing a shot.

HOWARTH R. - 1854 - 13/05/1854 – Age 14. Smithfold, John Gibson and Co., Little Hulton, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Victoria, pit.

HOWARTH R. - 1854 - 19/01/1854. Coppull, John Hargreaves jnr., Chorley, Lancashire. Thrown down the shaft by a collision of the ascending and descending baskets.

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

HOWARTH William - 1853 - 04/03/1853 – Age 13. Hopwood, Robert Gregg, Hopwood, Middleton, Lancashire. Run over by wagon.

HOWCROFT H. - 1856 - 11/04/1856 – Age 72. Worsley, Bridgwater Trust, Manchester, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Dixon Green pit.

HOWDEN William - 1859 - 02/11/1859 – Age 13 – Horse driver. Hunwick, R.W. Jackson, Auckland, Durham. Crushed by cage in shaft.

HOWE John - 1859 - 09/03/1859 – Age 22 – Onsetter. Framwellgate Colliery, R. Thompson and Co., Durham. Explosion of gas in waste.

HOWE John - 1859 - 24/01/1859 – Age 63 - Trammer. Morfa, Vivian and Sons, Taibach, Glamorgan. Crushed between tram and engine bank.

HOWE M. - 1859 - 01/02/1859 - Collier. Stonetrough, Williamsons, Bros., Lawton, Staffordshire. Corfe went over him on incline.

HOWE William - 1855 - 22/08/1855. Cinder Hill, Thomas North, Nottinghamshire. Fall of coal in mine.

HOWE William - 1859 - 24/09/1859 – Age 50. Coseley, B. Johnson, Sedgley, Staffordshire. Fall of coals in opening down rib.

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

HOWELL Edward - 1858 - 22/09/1858 – Age 16 - Collier. Gelley, Neville and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof (bell).

HOWELL Evan - 1853 - 01/12/1853 – Age 19 – Haulier. Llwyncelyn Colliery, David James, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp, want of rules, no locked safety lamps.

HOWELL Evan - 1853 - 01/12/1853 – Age 19 – Haulier. Llwyncelyn Colliery, D.W. James, Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp, want of rules.

HOWELL John - 1853 - 16/02/1853. Grange, Daniel Pearson, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Fall of bricks while cleaning sump.

HOWELL John - 1854 - 04/10/1854 – Age 24 - Collier. Penydarren Iron Co., Penydarren, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

HOWELL Lewis - 1859 - 07/03/1859 – Age 54 - Collier. Duffryn, Rhymney Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of clod lying between the two beds of the Big Coal.

HOWELL Sam - 1859 - 16/07/1859 – Age 40 – Doggy. Bradley Lodge, W. Baldwin and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of clod in new mine and fireclay seam.

HOWELL William - 1853 - 05/08/1853 – Age 68 - Collier. Emily Pit, CH Smith, Llansamlet, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

HOWELL William - 1854 - 09/06/1854 – Age 14 - Collier. Park Pit, Iron and Coal Co., Tondu. Glamorgan. Empty trams fell down the pit on him.

HOWELL William - 1854 - 21/04/1854 – Age 21 – Fireman. Llandafen Colliery, Sims, Williams and Co., Llanelli, Pembrokeshire. Struck by fly wheel of engine.

HOWELL William - 1859 - 03/03/1859 – Age 13 – Haulier. Gadlys, Thomas Wayne and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fell under trams on cross heading.

HOWELL William - 1859 - 30/05/1859. Oaks Firth and Co., Bardsley, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

HOWELLS David - 1853 - 02/05/1853 – Age 30 - Collier. Upper Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Rope of hanging stage broke. 2 killed.

HOWELLS David – 1853 - 02/05/1853 – Age 30 – Labourer. Old Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Rope of hanging stage broke. 2 killed.

HOWELLS David - 1856 - 19/08/1856. Gwendraeth, Watney and Co., Llanelli, Carmarthen Explosion of boiler.

HOWELLS David - 1857 - 18/03/1857. Ynyshir, Rev. D.W. Williams, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas. 4 killed.

HOWELLS Isaac - 1855 - 14/05/1855 – Age 47 - Collier. Grove, Pembrokeshire Coal Co., Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire. Fell out of basket.

HOWELLS Job - 1855 - 10/05/1855 – Collier – Boy. Pencoed Cae, Carr and Co., Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

HOWELLS John - 1852 - 25/10/1852 – Age 22 - Collier. Blaenavon, Blaenavon Iron Co., Blaenavon Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

HOWELLS John - 1857 - 05/11/1857 – Age 30. Cyfartha, William Crawshay, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

HOWELLS John - 1859 - 27/07/1859 – Age 11 – Doorboy. Ystalyfera, J.P. Budd and Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Run over by trams.

HOWELLS Joseph - 1858 - 22/03/1858. Pit at the British, Monmouthshire. Large fall of rubbish.

HOWIESON William - 1853 - 28/12/1853. Little Raith Colliery, Lochgelly Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fell down sinking pit when stepping into kettle.

HOWLIN J. - 1851 - 15/02/1851. Horsley, Dixon Amphlett and Bedford, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HOWLS Joseph - 1859 - 29/01/1859. Bycars, J. Wedgewood, Burslem, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp. 5 killed.

HOWSE Thomas - 1851 - 19/08/1851 – Age 16 – Putter. Washington, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed. Single.

HOYLAND William - 1855 - 22/11/1855. High Green, George Chambers, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

HUBBLE Edward - 1856 - 20/11/1856 – Age 32 – Deputy. Saltwell No.3, Lord Ward, Netherton, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

HUDD James - 1858 - 16/11/1858. No.2 Level Cwmbran, Monmouthshire. Fall of rubbish.

HUDSON David - 1853 - 07/12/1853. Victoria, Hudson and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Fall of bind in the shaft.

HUDSON Edward - 1853 - 08/01/1853. Cinder Hill, Thomas North, Nottinghamshire. Fall of roof.

HUDSON Edward - 1855 - 08/02/1855. Castle Hounsfield and Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HUDSON G. - 1858 - 03/04/1858 – Age 22 - Loader. Bradley Fletcher and Rose, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of new mine coal in a stall that was not sufficiently timbered. 4 killed.

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

HUGH John - 1857 - 20/11/1857 – Age 12. Llangennech Coal Co., Llanelli, Carmarthen. Fell under trams crossing heading.

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

HUGHES ? - 1852 - 09/07/1852 - N/A – Unknown. South Mostyn Colliery, Eyton and Co., Holywell, Flint. Booley was also killed.

HUGHES ? - 1852 - 09/07/1852. South Mostyn Colliery, Eyton and Co., Holywell, Flint. Suffocated by firedamp. 2 killed.

HUGHES ? - 1856 - 15/07/1856. Cymmer Colliery, Insole and Son Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion and afterdamp. Brother of Edwin. 114 killed.

HUGHES Barnet - 1856 - 27/11/1856. Kilmarnock, Archibald Finnie, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. Fall of roof. A boy.

HUGHES Benjamin - 1853 - 24/03/1853 – Age 23 - 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.

HUGHES Benjamin - 1858 - 06/02/1858 – Age 63 – Stower. Dowlais Colliery, Guest and Co., Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Crushed between trams and side of level.

HUGHES Dana - 1854 - 17/05/1854 – Age 40 - Collier. Brynddu Colliery, Ford and Son, Pyle, Glamorgan. Fell down pit.

HUGHES Daniel - 1854 - 20/06/1854 – Haulier. No 8 Pit Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Stone from tram fell down shaft.

HUGHES David - 1858 - 25/11/1858 – Age 35 - Collier. Morfa Colliery, 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.

HUGHES E. - 1854 - 03/01/1854 - Boy. Ruabon Colliery, Coal & Coke Works, Ruabon, Coal & Coke Co., Ruabon, Flint Falling down one of the pits.

HUGHES Edward - 1853 - 03/12/1853. Bovereux Colliery, W. Baldwin and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fell down shaft.

HUGHES Edward - 1857 - 25/06/1857 – Age 24 - Collier. No.5 Colliery, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Fall of clod in old coal whilst repairing a pillar.

HUGHES Edwin - 1856 - 15/07/1856. Cymmer Colliery, Insole and Son, Rhondda, Glamorgan. Explosion and afterdamp. 114 killed.

HUGHES Hugh - 1853 - 15/02/1853 – Age 23 - Collier. Lower Four Feet Colliery, Dowlais Iron Co., Gelligaer, Glamorgan. Fall of roof whilst setting timber.

HUGHES J. - 1851 - 17/04/1851. Bryn-coch Colliery, Eyton and Co., Flint. A run with engine on machinery breaking.

HUGHES J. - 1855 - 26/02/1855. Lyttelton Hall Colliery, W.H. Dawes, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

HUGHES J. - 1857 - 07/11/1857 – Age 16 – Onsetter. Hall Colliery, Welch and Barrows, Tipton, Staffordshire. On duty at bottom whilst they were sending down a skip full of bricks, one fell out and killed him.

HUGHES J. - 1858 - 21/03/1858 – Age 30 - Pikeman. Bell Farm, T. and J. Badger, Rowley, Staffordshire. Fall of thick coal.

HUGHES J. - 1859 - 14/02/1859 – Age 18 - Collier. Shelton Colliery, Lord Granville, Hanley, Staffordshire. Fall for coal.

HUGHES James - 1858 - 15/05/1858 – Age 26 – Roadsman. Stonelaw Colliery, John R. Reid, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

HUGHES John - 1852 – 02/03/1852 – Age 33 - Collier. Dowlais Colliery, Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Roof fell while drawing props.

HUGHES John - 1852 – 10/05/1852 – Age 22. Gwendraeth Colliery, Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire. 27 lives lost when some old workings were holed.

HUGHES John - 1852 – 10/06/1852 – Age 19 - Collier. Blaenant Colliery, Fothergill and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Top of nine feet coal fell.

HUGHES John - 1854 - 10/09/1854 – Age 20 - Collier. Oldcastle Colliery, Sims Williams and Co., Llanelli, Pembrokeshire. Jerked off carriage while ascending, chain caught, no cover to carriage.

HUGHES John - 1854 - 22/08/1854 – Age 19 - Collier. Werfa Colliery, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Getting into an inset, fell down pit.

HUGHES John - 1855 - 10/09/1855 – Age 20 - Collier. Oldcastle Colliery, Sims Williams and Co., Llanelli, Monmouthshire. Jerked off carriage whilst ascending shaft. No cover to carriage and chain caught in frame.

HUGHES John - 1855 - 31/10/1855 – Age 25 – Roadman. Aberaman Colliery, Crawshay Bailey, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp, no locked lamps.

HUGHES John - 1856 – 05/07/1856. Abercwmboi Colliery, David Davies and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of gas (sinking shaft). 2 killed.

HUGHES John - 1856 - 14/12/1856 – Age 35 – Horse fettler. No.3 Colliery, Blackwell and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fell out of water barrel into sump and was drowned.

HUGHES John - 1856 – 19/03/1856. Ty Cenol Colliery, Swansea Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Fall of stone from roof.

HUGHES John - 1859 - 17/01/1859 – Age 45 - Collier. Abergwawr Colliery, Thomas Powell and Son, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal from roof. 9-feet vein.

HUGHES Lewis - 1852 - 06/10/1852 – Age 66 - Collier. Cwmbargoed Colliery, Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp at naked light.

HUGHES R. - 1854 - 10/01/1854. Mostyn Colliery, J.T. Cookney, Mostyn, Flint Fall of coal.

HUGHES Richard - 1858 - 22/06/1858 – Age 14 - Horse Driver. Houghton Colliery, Earl of Durham, Houghton-le-Spring Durham. Crushed by tubs in underground engine plane.

HUGHES Robert - 1854 - 16/09/1854 – Age 25 - Collier. Porth Colliery, Joseph and Jones, Llanwonno, Glamorgan. Stone fell from side of level.

HUGHES Robert - 1856 - 12/03/1856 – Age 40 - Pikeman. Park Colliery, Jones and Murcott, Ettingshall Park, Staffordshire. Descending with 3 others he fell out of the skip and was precipitated to the bottom of the shaft.

HUGHES Robert - 1856 - 13/06/1856 – Age 37 - Collier. Tredegar Colliery, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Crushed by roof whilst removing timber.

HUGHES Robert - 1857 - 19/09/1857 - Collier. Plaskynastyn Collier, James Sparrow, Ruabon, Denbigh. Fell down shaft.

HUGHES Samuel - 1858 - 24/02/1858 – Age 25 - Collier. Parry’s Level Collier, J. and C. Bailey, Nantyglo, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof in one of the stalls.

HUGHES T. – 1855 - 01/11/1855. Coppice Collier, Johnson and Co., Oldbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HUGHES Thomas - 1850 - 28/12/1850. Chillington Collier, John Barker, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Falling out of skip whilst ascending the shaft.

HUGHES Thomas - 1851 - 17/05/1851. Plaskynastyn Colliery, Jeremiah Bradley, Ruabon, Denbigh. Suffocated by chokedamp.

HUGHES Thomas - 1853 - 01/08/1853. Barrow Hill Collier, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal. 3 killed.

HUGHES Thomas - 1857 - 26/10/1857 – Age 27 - Collier. Tunnel, Big Coal, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp at naked light, want of ventilation. 3 killed.

HUGHES Thomas - 1859 - 20/12/1859 – Age 28 - Collier. Cwm Level, Swansea Coal Co., Glamorgan. Fell under trams.

HUGHES Thomas Malloy - 1858 - 15/05/1858 – Age 26 – Roadsman. Stonelaw, John R. Reid, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

HUGHES W. - 1855 – 15/12/1855 – Age 18. Brymbo Colliery, Brymbo Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Fall of stuff in mine.

HUGHES William (injured) - 1850 - 17/06/1850. Ince Hall Colliery, Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Crushed by tubs.

HUGHES William - 1852 - 10/05/1852. Gwendraeth Colliery, Alfred Watney, Llanelli, Carmarthen. Eruption of quicksand from valley. 26 killed. Left a wife and 4 children.

HUGHES William - 1854 - 15/02/1854 – Pitman. Kelloe, South Pit, Durham. Fell 8 fathoms to the shaft bottom [The Durham. County Advertiser - 24/02/1854].

HUGHES William - 1855 - 05/05/1855 – Age 17 - Collier. Gadlys Colliery, Gadlys Iron Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal in stall.

HUGHES William - 1855 - 25/01/1855 – Age 13 – Collier’s boy. Graig Colliery, Antony Hill, Duffryn, Glamorgan. Fall of coal from face of heading.

HUGHES William - 1859 - 03/06/1859 – Age 29. Old Beamoor, New British Iron Co., Corngreaves, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal, Brazils and Low coal whilst putting up a tree.

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

HULL James - 1854 - 16/02/1854. Norton Colliery, Adderley and Dean, Burslem, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HULLET Thomas - 1857 - 11/06/1857 – Age 12. Sankey Brook Colliery, Sankey Brook Coal Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. In descending the shaft the wagon caught on the side and threw them out. 6 killed.

HULLOTT Richard - 1855 - 17/08/1855. Portland Colliery, Butterley Iron Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Fall of coal in mine.

HULME Levi - 1854 - 03/06/1854 – Age 19. Meadows House, Anthony Eccles, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

HULMERS William - 1850 - 01/12/1850. Rose Bridge Colliery, J Ashton Case, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof while drawing props.

HUMPHREY David - 1851 - 04/09/1851 – Age 29. Werfa Colliery, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

HUMPHREY Richard - 1851 - 04/09/1851 – Age 37. Werfa Colliery, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

HUMPHREY Thomas - 1851 - 04/09/1851 – Age 11. Werfa Colliery, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

HUMPHREYS F. - 1858 - 11/08/1858 – Age 24 – Onsetter. Rough Hills Colliery, Corn and Aston, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Brick fell out of shaft and killed him.

HUMPHREYS J. - 1855 - 01/02/1855. Englefield Colliery, Trevor Parry-Jones and Co., Holywell, Flint Explosion of firedamp. Died 12th.

HUMPHRIES G. - 1853 - 16/04/1853. High Lanes, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

HUMPHRIES John - 1851 - 03/12/1851 - Sinker. Shortwood, Cossham and Wethered Co., Pucklechurch, Somerset. Fell down shaft from stage.

HUNT James - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 27. Lundhill Colliery, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

HUNT James - 1859 - 17/03/1859 – Boy. Woodthorpe Colliery, John Rhodes, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 3 killed.

HUNT John - 1853 - 26/07/1853. Pentrich Colliery, Haslam and Co., Belper Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

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

HUNT Thomas - 1855 - 09/03/1855. Little Lever Colliery, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Bolton, Lancashire. Fall of clod.

HUNT William - 1853 - 14/08/1853. Level Trough, Lord Ward, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Fell into flywheel race.

HUNTER Alexander - 1851 - 30/11/1851 - N/A - Collier. Aronloss Colliery, James Watt, Slamannan, Stirling. Fall of stone at face of workings.

HUNTER Alexander - 1859 - 30/11/1859 - Collier. Aronloss Colliery, James Watt, Slamannan, Stirling. Fall of stone at face of working.

HUNTER David - 1852 16/11/1852 Cuttlehill Colliery, John Henderson and Co., Kirkcaldy, Fife. Sinking of road and falling of old waste.

HUNTER George - 1853 - 22/03/1853. Cowdenbeath, Forth Iron Co., Dunfermline, Fife. Fall of roof.

HUNTER George - 1858 - 02/04/1858 - Collier. Condie Colliery, James Russell and Son, Falkirk, Stirling. Fall of roof at face of working.

HUNTER Henry * - 1857 - 06/08/1857. Elemore Colliery, Hetton Coal Co., Durham.

HUNTER I. – 1854 - 07/06/1854. Coppull Colliery, John Hargreaves jnr. Chorley, Lancashire. Falling out of the mouthing of No.2 pit.

HUNTER Joseph - 1851 - 14/01/1852. Silkstone Colliery, Messrs. Charlesworth, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

HUNTER Joseph - 1859 - 04/10/1859 – Age 20 - Hewer. Pensher Colliery, Marchioness of Londonderry, Houghton, Durham. Crushed by tubs on the engine plane.

HUNTER Robert - 1852 - 24/09/1852. Brandy Hill, Alloa Coal Co., Sauchie, Lanarkshire. Drowned in opening an old shaft. 4 killed.
HUNTER Robert - 1857 - 10/07/1857 - Collier. Carronhall Carron Co., Falkirk, Fife. Fall of roof at face of working.

HUNTER Thomas - 1850 - 11/11/1850 – Age 43 – Overman. Houghton, Earl of Durham, Houghton, Durham. Explosion of gas 26 killed Left a wife and 4 children Of Bunker Hill.

HUNTER William * - 1859 - 02/12/1859 – Age 45 - Hewer. Hetton, Walter Scott Ltd., Durham.

HUNTER William - 1855 - 17/10/1855. Rochsalloch, Wilson and Alison, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal at face of working.

HURLEY J. - 1855 - 29/03/1855. Level, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

HURN John - 1854 - 29/09/1854 - Collier. Waun-fawr, John Russell, Machen, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

HURST ? - 1852 - 22/12/1852. Lower Elsecar, Earl Fitzwilliam, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 10 killed.

HUSKIE James - 1858 - 10/09/1858 - Collier. Carronshore, Carron Co., Falkirk, Stirling. Fall of roof at face of workings.

HUSTLER John - 1858 - 22/11/1858 – Age 46 – Deputy. Murton, South Hetton Coal Co., Seaham, Durham. Fall of stone while drawing timber.

HUTCHINSON George - 1851 - 19/08/1851 – Age 62 – Furnaceman. Washington, Washington Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed. Wife and two children, died rescuing others.

HUTCHINSON John - 1855 - 08/08/1855. Birley Colliery, Hounsfield and Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

HUTCHINSON John - 1858 - 27/11/1858 – Age 20. Thornley, Durham. Fell 30 feet from screening machinery to railway below, severely fractured skull causing death. [The Durham. Chronicle - 03/12/1858].

HUTCHINSON John - 1859 - 22/10/1859 – Age 30 – Deputy. Delves, Derwent Iron Co., Lanchester, Durham. Fall of stone.

HUTCHINSON R. - 1854 - 18/09/1854. Pinnox, H.H. Harrison, Tunstall, Staffordshire. Entangled in machinery.

HUTCHINSON William - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 20. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Lundhill.

HUTTON S. - 1855 - 22/11/1855. Croppers Hill, James Radley, St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. Died 26th. 2 others burnt.

HYATT ? - 1853 - 22/04/1853 - Banksman. Norchard, J and R Morrell, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Fell down pit.

HYDE William - 1854 - 11/03/1854. Union Fields, P. Williams and Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

HYLES J. - 1853 - 12/01/1853. Old Buffery, Thomas Crew, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coals.

HYLES J. - 1853 - 20/01/1853. Brick House, A.H. Barr, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coals.

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