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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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No-Names


1850 - 1859

PADDOCK E. - 1853 - 06/08/1853. Talbot, John, Tildesley, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PADFIELD David - 1854 - 23/12/1854 – Age 47 - Collier. Clandown, James Hill and Co., Radstock, Somerset. Fall of stone in roof.

PADFIELD Luke - 1859 - 19/10/1859 – Age 13. Huish, Huish Coal Co., Radstock, Somerset. Fall of stone in a drift through a fault.

PADMORE John - 1857 - 26/07/1857 Bentlee, Hawley and Co., Longton, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

PAGE ? - 1856 - 14/02/1856 – Age 15 – Haulier Underground. Stable, Park End Coal Co., Park End. Killed by horse.

PAGE C. - 1851 - 05/05/1851. Nine Locks, Per coroner, Ward Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Injured in the pit.

PAGE Jabez - 1855 - 15/06/1855 - A Boy. Clifton, Halifax, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

PAGE Seth - 1854 - 08/05/1854 - A Boy. Ossett Manor, John Mitchell, Wakefield, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

PAGE William - 1853 - 19/02/1853. Broadwell, John Williams, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PALIN S. - 1858 - 28/02/1858 – Age 44 - Miner. Adderley Green, Stirrup and Pye, Longton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PALMER B. - 1857 - 13/08/1857 – Age 45 - Pikeman. Level Mill, Holcroft and Pearson, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Whilst holing in the ‘thick coal’ a measure called the veins fell out from between two smooth-faced slips and killed him. Rib and pillar pit.

PALMER James - 1854 - 31/08/1854. Teasses, Cupar, Fife. Fall of roof.

PALMER P. - 1854 - 11/11/1854. Newmarket, Messrs Charlesworth, Wakefield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 6 killed.

PANKISMAN George - 1859 - 15/09/1859. Castle, Hounsfield and Co., Sheffield, Yorkshire. Fall of coal in the mine.

PANTON Thomas - 1859 - 17/10/1859 – Age 40 - Collier. Hirwaun, Francis Crawshay, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal (9-feet vein).

PARDOE George - 1851 - 02/01/1851. Hange, Daniel George, Round, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PARISH C. - 1851 - 21/05/1851. Black Park, E.D. Ward, Chirk, Denbigh. Chain falling down the shaft.

PARK Robert - 1858 - 16/07/1858 – Age 13 - Drawer. Titwood, Sir John Maxwell, Bart, Pollokshaws, Lanarkshire. Jammed in the cage being lifted which canted the hutch and he got drawn in between it and the crossbar of the cage.

PARK Thomas - 1857 - 11/09/1857 - Collier. Hurlford, Allan Gilmour and Co., Hurlford, Ayrshire. Winding shaft getting out of gear. 2 killed.

PARKER ? - 1858 - 25/11/1858 – Age 35 - Pikeman. Gascott, Joseph Smith, Walsall, Staffordshire. Fall of coal in 4 yard coal.

PARKER A. - 1858 - 03/11/1858 – Age 60 - Miner. Snibston, R. Stephenson and Co., Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. Fall of coal. 3 killed.

PARKER J. - 1853 - 02/11/1853. Birchills, Walsall, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PARKER J. - 1858 - 11/09/1858 – Age 12 - Pony Driver. Stanton, J and C. Nadin, Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

PARKER James - 1859 - 10/07/1859 – Age 62 - Collier. Platt Lane, Wright and Mercer, Wigan, Lancashire. From injuries received by an explosion of firedamp.

PARKER John - 1853 - 02/11/1853. Blue Bell, T and J Badger, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fell down pit.

PARKER John - 1855 - 01/09/1855. Clay Cross, Clay Cross Coal Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Crushed by the cage at bottom of the shaft.

PARKER John - 1856 - 19/03/1856. Court, Herbert Dynevor Coal Co., Neath, Glamorgan. Fall of roof, coal.

PARKER Joseph - 1859 - 26/10/1859 – Age 45 - Collier. Pentrepiod, William Habakkuk, Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof whilst he was asleep.

PARKER Joseph - 1859 - 26/10/1859. Habakkuk’s Level, Cwmnantddu, Monmouthshire. Falling in of heading.

PARKER T. - 1853 - 14/09/1853. Heath, Heath Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Drowned in sump.

PARKER T. - 1857 - 09/12/1857 – Age 30 - Banksman. Hurst, S. Rowley, Tipton, Staffordshire. No one saw him fall but no doubt the runner was not on the catch and when he went to the back of the shaft for the empty skip the runner glided back and he fell in.

PARKER William - 1854 - 13/01/1854. Jervois, John Tildesley, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PARKER William - 1856 - 03/07/1856 – Age 20 – Roadsman. 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 rescuers.

PARKER William - 1856 - 12/01/1856 22 - Banksman. Bloxwich No.2 J and T. Hurley Bloxwich Staffordshire. Pulling a skip towards him the dog hook broke and he fell down the shaft backwards, 65 fathoms.

PARKES Charles - 1859 - 29/01/1859 – Age 45. Bromley Lane, Bromley Lane Colliery Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

PARKES E. - 1857 - 03/03/1857 – Age 30 - Pikeman. Moat, Moat Co., Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of a mass of brazils in an old squeezed working in the ‘thick coal’. Extremely dangerous place.

PARKES G. - 1853 - 01/04/1953. Haden Hill, A.H. Barr and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PARKES Henry - 1856 - 04/11/1856 – Age 21 - Pikeman. New Mine, Welch and Barrows, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal for want of sufficient spragging.

PARKES I. - 1854 - 23/10/1854. Burnt Tree, Joshua Ashton, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coals.

PARKES John - 1854 - 08/11/1854. Blower’s Green, Brettell and Cartwright, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PARKES William - 1855 - 26/06/1855 Tapton, Clayton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of coal.

PARKINSON ? - 1854 - 11/08/1854. Moss Hall, Moss Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed. Son of Henry.

PARKINSON Henry - 1854 - 11/08/1854. Moss Hall, Moss Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

PARKINSON Henry - 1857 - 23/10/1857. Orrell, William Brancker, Wigan, Lancashire. Killed on the railroad.

PARKINSON James - 1858 - 13/05/1858 – Age 13 – Trimmer. Rainton, Marchioness of Londonderry, Houghton, Durham. Crushed by waggons on branches.

PARKINSON Jerimiah - 1854 - 23/10/1854. Victoria, Haigh and Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

PARKINSON Samuel - 1857 - 19/02/1857. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Woobwell.

PARKINSON Thomas - 1856 - 03/12/1856. Platt Lane, Wright and Mercer, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

PARKINSON William - 1858 - 11/03/1858 – Age 14 - Pony putter. Murton, South Hetton Coal Co., Seaham, Durham. Crushed by tubs, fell off shafts.

PARKINSON William - 1859 - 06/10/1859 - Collier. Clifton, Trustees of the late Ellis Fletcher, Clifton, Lancashire. Premature influx of water from an old down brow in the Wet Earth Pit, Old Doe Mine.

PARNABY Charles - 1859 - 17/06/1859 – Age 14 – Coupler. Tow Law, Weardale Iron Co., Walsingham, Durham. Crushed by cage at bottom of shaft.

PARR James - 1852 - 23/12/1852. Moss Hall, Nuttall and Caldwell, Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof 45 weeks before.

PARR John - 1859 - 20/09/1859 – Age 13 - Drawer. Ravenhead, Bromilow and Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of coal.

PARROTT Henry - 1855 - 27/02/1855. High, Royd Hall and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

PARRY A. - 1857 - 25/08/1857 - Drawer. Flint Marsh, Flint Marsh Coal Co., Flint. Explosion of firedamp.

PARRY Howell - 1857 - 19/01/1857 – Age 26 - Collier. Big and Three Quarter Level, Messrs J. and C. Bailey, Panty, Forest, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp at candle, want of ventilation, fireman intoxicated.

PARRY J. - 1852 - 30/07/1852. Coleshill, Parry Jones and Co., Holywell Flint. Fall of roof.

PARRY John - 1853 - 18/02/1853. Westminster, Westminster Coal Co., Brymbo, Denbigh. Fall of coal.

PARRY John - 1856 - 12/04/1856. Tryddyn Lodge, W.C. and H. Jones, Mold, Flint. Fall of roof.

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

PARRY Joseph - 1853 - 18/01/1853. Mostyn, James Lancaster, manager, Mostyn, Flint. Fall of roof.

PARRY Lewis - 1855 - 06/12/1855- Age 45 - Collier. No.5 Balance Pit, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Sirhowy, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone from roof.

PARRY Robert - 1851 - 24/01/1851. Bilston, Hickensee, Bilston, Staffordshire. Burnt at furnace.

PARRY Robert - 1858 - 23/06/1858 – Age 20 - Collier. Far Green, Earl Granville, Hanley, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp on 14th. inst. 2 died.

PARRY T. - 1854 - 02/08/1854 – Age 50. Ruabon, Coal & Coke Co. Works, Ruabon Coal & Coke Co., Ruabon, Denbigh. Fall of roof on No.2, Garthen pits. 2 killed.

PARRY Thomas - 1852 - 10/12/1852 – Age 24 - Collier. Dander, Thomas and Joseph, Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

PARRY Thomas - 1857 - 27/05/1857 – Age 50 - Collier. Tyr, Nicholas John Russell, Cwmtillery, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp from using naked light whilst breaking through into old work. 13 killed 5 injured.

PARRY William - 1857 - 20/04/1857 – Age 52 - Collier. Clay Level, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of shale in level.

PARRY William - 1858 - 27/09/1858 – Age 35 - Collier. Victoria, Ebbw Vale Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fell off carriage whilst ascending.

PARSON James - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 22 – Deputy. Hebburn, Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Left a wife and 1 child.

PARSONS, Esau - 1859 - 14/07/1859 – Age 28. Browne Hill, Nock Wood and Co., Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PARSONS, T. - 1857 - 23/05/1857 – Age 24 - Loader. Holt, J. Bennett and Son, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Fall of a piece of ‘foot coal’ in the ‘thick coal’.

PARTEGER Thomas - 1859 - 22/12/1859 – Age 22. Bromley Hall, Hunt Brown and Freer, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of bottom coal while driving gate road. The butty was present at the accident. 2 killed.

PARTINGTON B. - 1855 - 13/07/1855. Clifton, Moss Andrew Knowles and Sons, Manchester, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

PARTINGTON John - 1856 - 24/09/1856 - A Boy. Stoneclough, Knowles and Stott, Kearsley, Bolton, Lancashire. Fall of roof in Cotton Tree pit.

PARTON H. - 1858 - 27/01/1858 – Age 25 - Pikeman. Porto Bello, Ward and Sons, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Fell out of skip coming up. Had been working all night in a badly ventilated gate road.

PARTON T. - 1858 - 22/04/1858 – Age 46 - Pikeman. Bradley Lock, Haines and Co., Willingsworth, Staffordshire. Fall of new mine coal.

PASCOE William - 1854 - 08/11/1854 – Age 33 - Collier. No. 2 Pit, Pontypool, Iron Co., Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp from entering old stalls with candle.

PASMORE Thomas - 1857 - 06/01/1857 – Age 25 - Pikeman. Moorcroft, Rose and Skidmore, Bilston, Staffordshire. Holing in ‘new mine and fire-clay coal’ he neglected to set sprags and a mass of coal fell from a smooth-faced slip and killed him.

PATERSON James - 1858 - 30/11/1858 - Collier. Coltness, Alexander G. Simpson, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof whilst enlarging main horse road.

PATERSON Joseph - 1857 - 02/04/1857 - Collier. Alloa Coal Co., Alloa, Fife. Fall of roof at face of workings.

PATERSON Richard - 1852 - 01/12/1852. No.6 Pit, Kinneil, Bo’ness, Lanarkshire. Fall of ironstone.

PATON John - 1853 - 30/11/1853. Bankhead, McNaughton and Hood, Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Fall of roof.

PATTEN James - 1856 - 23/09/1856 – Age 45 – Butty. Hoo Marsh No.3, John Brooks, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal in thick coal (gin pit).

PATTERSON J. - 1859 - 22/07/1859 – Age 35 - Collier. Chatterley, Chatterley Co., Tunstall, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PATTERSON James - 1855 - 15/02/1855. Hollowglen Colliery, Robert Patterson, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Chokedamp whilst exploring old workings.

PATTERSON Thomas - 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.

PATTERSON William - 1852 - 24/09/1852. Brandy Hill, Alloa Coal Co., Sauchie, Lanarkshire. Drowned in opening an old shaft. 4 killed.

PATTISON George - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 29. Hebburn, Hebburn, Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Single.

PAXTON R. - 1857 - 18/07/1857 – Age 25 - Miner. Plumtree Butterley Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

PAYNE George - 1856 - 05/01/1856 – Age 25 - Collier. No. 8 Old Coal, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of clod from face of stall.

PAYNE Isaac - 1850 - 13/12/1850. Old Hill, Thomas and Isaac Badger, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp.

PAYNE James - 1854 - 16/12/1854 – Age 13 – Driver. New Pit, CH Smith, Llansamlet, Glamorgan. Tram passed over him on incline.

PAYNE John - 1859 - 04/05/1859 – Age 33. Willingsworth, Job Henry Haines, Gospel Oak, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fell into engine pit sump and was drowned when assisting to change the bucket.

PAYNE Thomas - 1853 - 22/12/1853. Hoyland, Day and Co., Rotherham, Yorkshire. Fall of coal.

PEACOCK Christopher - 1859 - 26/09/1859 - Age 45 - Hewer. Elemore, Hetton Coal Co., Houghton, Durham. Fall of stone.

PEACOCK Elijah - 1851 - 15/01/1851. Old Park, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in 10-yard seam.

PEARCE Llewellyn - 1858 - 11/09/1858 – Age 30 – Fireman. New Tredegar, Thomas Powell and Sons, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp; gas had accumulated in consequence of a door being left open. 3 killed.

PEARCE S. - 1853 - 28/01/1853. Shelton, Lord Granville, Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PEARCE S. - 1855 - 13/04/1855. New Rounds Green, Bennett and Taylor, Oldbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PEARCE William - 1859 - 30/06/1859 - Sinker. Plas Bennion, New British Iron Co., Ruabon, Denbigh. Falling out of the bucket when about 30 yards from the bottom.

PEARSALL T. - 1855 - 29/10/1855. Whymey, John Williams, Oldbury, Staffordshire. Explosion of boiler.

PEARSON David - 1852 - 15/11/1852. Mount, Melville Iron Works, Dalmellington Iron Co., St. Andrews Fall of stone. Ironstone mine.

PEARSON H. - 1858 - 27/06/1858 – Age 32 - Pikeman. Timber Tree British Co., Congreaves, Worcestershire. Fall of roof in thick coal.

PEARSON Henry - 1856 - 23/03/1856 – Age 30 - Pikeman. Chances Bottom, Collins and Clifton, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Injured himself getting coal down, died of hernia.

PEARSON James - 1851 - 19/08/1851 – Age 14. Washington, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed.

PEARSON James - 1856 - 19/01/1856 – Age 36 - Loader. Chapel Hill, New British Iron Co., Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of coal from side in thick coal.

PEARSON James - 1858 - /09/1858 – Age 38 - Collier. Fenton Park, L. Lawton and Co., Fenton, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp on 13th. inst. 2 died.

PEARSON John - 1852 - 17/07/1852. High Green, George Chambers, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.

PEARSON William - 1859 - 17/05/1859 – Age 23 - Drawer. Pendleton, Andrew Knowles and Sons, Pendleton, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in the Rams Mine, west side, died 9th. June. Firedamp issued apparently from an old working and open lights were being used. I had previously recommended safety lamps.

PEAT John - 1858 - 22/06/1858 – Age 14 – Labourer. Clanway, Henry Clive, Tunstall, Staffordshire. Fell down pit.

PECKFORD H. - 1851 - 16/05/1851. Bayley Field, T.J. and John Ashton, Newton Moor, Cheshire. Fall of roof.

PEDLEY Benjamin - 1852 - 04/06/1852. Cinder Hill, Thomas North, Nottinghamshire. Fall of coal.

PEEL A - 1856 - 19/04/1856. Kirksties, Ellis and Co., Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Water bursting into mine. 2 killed. A boy.

PEEL Benjamin - 1854 - 06/01/1854. Gildersome, Ackroyd and Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of corf in the shaft.

PEEL J. - 1854 - 16/03/1854 – Age 21. Holland, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Upholland, Lancashire. Piece of coal falling the pit on him whilst he was at the bottom.

PEEL John - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 66 – Deputy. Hebburn, Hebburn, Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Left a wife.

PEEL Joseph - 1858 - 01/12/1858 – Age 12 - Pony Driver. Trimdon, Thomas Wood and Co., Hartlepool, Durham. Crushed by tubs.

PEEL Joshua - 1857 - 04/11/1857 – Age 32 – Overman. Pelsall, Hills Brothers, Walsall, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp. Was proceeding with a lamp to examine an end beyond the air and did not know that a man was following with a naked candle. Want of discipline.

PEET Henry - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 54. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

PEGG James - 1854 - 21/05/1854. Swadlincote, Boardman and Co., Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire. Falling down shaft.

PEGGIE James * - 1852 - 25/06/1852. Victoria, Fife.

PEMBERTON William (injured) - 1850 - 17/04/1850. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

PEMBLETT P. - 1855 - 28/06/1855. Moss Hall, Moss Hall Coal Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Crushed by wagons.

PENDLEBURY, J. - 1854 - 30/12/1854. Hindley Green, Worsley, Wigan, Lancashire. Foot crushed by tram in mine. Died 6th. Jan, 1855.

PENDLETON T. - 1857 - 04/03/1857 – Age 24 - Miner. Ingmanwell Colliery, John Clayton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Suffocated by rashly running into carbonic acid.

PENDLETON William - 1855 - 22/06/1855. Clay Cross, Clay Cross Iron Co., Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

PENDRY William - 1859 - 07/09/1859 – Age 38 - Collier. Dowlais Guest and Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of coal (big coal).

PENN John - 1853 - 09/01/1853. Delph, Harpers and Moor, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PENN Thomas - 1859 - 05/08/1859 – Age 37 Mabbs Bank, Williams Bros., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

PENN Z. - 1857 - 07/05/1857 – Age 17 - Loader. Netherton, Grazebrook, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof in an old rib and pillar pit in the ‘thick coal’.

PENNEL W. - 1857 - 09/04/1857 – Age 28 - Miner. Collycroft, Mr. Wilson, Bedworth, Warwickshire. Fall of roof from unseen joints.

PENNINGTON W. - 1853 - 02/04/1853. Tantany, Davis Field and Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PENNINGTON W. - 1855 - 09/08/1855. Holland, Earle of Crawford and Balcarres, Upholland, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp and gunpowder.

PENSNETT W.H. - 1853 - 02/08/1853. Brades Hill, Joseph Hackett, Tividale, Staffordshire. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

PEPPER A. - 1856 - 27/08/1856. Silverdale, Stannier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PERIGRINE William - 1858 - 16/11/1858 – Age 44 - Engineman. Kilvey Mont, Thomas Davies, Swansea, Glamorgan. Fell into fly wheel. I found the boilers at the colliery unprovided with a proper water gauge. The magistrates fined the owner the full penalty of £5.

PERKINS John - 1851 - 04/09/1851 – Age 36. Werfa, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Breakage of rod in balance pit. 14 killed.

PERRY ? - 1853 - 18/02/1853. Mill Pool, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

PERRY George - 1859 - 03/07/1859 – Age 24. Titford, James Griffiths, Smethwick, Staffordshire. Fall of roof on gateroad on removal of timber to substitute longer.

PERRY J. - 1858 - 23/02/1858 – Age 45 - Loader. Lodge, Davies and Sons, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of 50 tons of thick coal. 4 killed.

PERRY James - 1856 - 01/12/1856 – Age 12 - Collier. Bishop Sutton, Charles Hollwey, Bishop Sutton, Somerset. Fall of roof.

PERRY John - 1858 - 04/09/1858 – Age 45 - Pikeman. Saltwell, Lord Ward, Corngreaves, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

PERRY Joseph - 1855 - 12/12/1855. Byermoor Colliery, N.B. Iron Co., Dudley, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PERRY Joshua - 1854 - 07/04/1854. Bunkersfield, Chillington Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PERRY W. - 1853 - 12/03/1853. Haden Hill, A.H. Barr and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PERRY William - 1854 - 17/08/1854. Tiled House, Matthews and Bond, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PERRYMAN J. - 1855 - 03/04/1855. Buffery, William Haden, Dudley, Worcestershire. A cask of powder exploded in the pit.

PETERS T. - 1859 - 04/08/1859 – Age 29 - Sinker. Shireoaks, Duke of Newcastle, Worksop, Nottinghamshire Fall of stay down shaft.

PETTIGREW James - 1853 - 25/06/1853. Rosebank, Colin Dunlop and Co., Rutherglen, Lanarkshire. Chokedamp in sinking pit. 2 killed.

PHELPS Charles - 1856 - 15/03/1856 – Age 11 - Driver Woodside, Messrs. Kingsford, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Run over on railroad.

PHILBIR D. - 1855 - 24/08/1855. Broadwaters, William Tolley, Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Fell out of chains down pit.

PHILIP David - 1853 - 15/01/1853 - Collier. Pencoed, Sims Willyams and Co., Llanelli, Carmarthen Flat wire rope got off drum.

PHILIP David - 1854 - 05/08/1854 – Age 18 - Collier. Llandafen, Sims Willyams and Co., Llanelli, Pembrokeshire. Explosion of firedamp. No locked lamps.

PHILIP E. - 1854 - 18/02/1854. Groes, Jonathan Davis, Ruabon, Denbigh. Falling into the pit whilst getting off the pyche or tram on which he had just ascended.

PHILIP John - 1851 - 05/12/1851 – Age 20 - Collier. Mynydd, Newydd Swansea Coal Co., Swansea, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

PHILIPS G. - 1858 - 16/10/1858 – Age 21 – Bandsman. Russell’s Hall, Blackwell and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal.

PHILIPS George - 1859 - 12/10/1859 – Age 23. Gawain Hoskins, John Vipond, Varteg Mountain, Monmouthshire. Wound over pulley.

PHILIPS James - 1859 - 26/10/1859 – Age 46 - Collier. Kenmuir No.2, Davie, Roxburgh, Tollcross, Lanarkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

PHILIPS John - 1855 - 09/10/1855 – Age 49 - Collier. Penyvan, Thomas Powell, Aberbeeg, Monmouthshire. Key came out of winding and pump engine, machinery defective. 2 killed.

PHILIPS Roger - 1851 - 26/09/1851 - Collier. Trynant Carr and Co., Crumlin, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

PHILIPS Thomas - 1852 - 30/06/1852 – Age 69 - Collier. Waunwyllt, Craig Coal Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

PHILIPS W. - 1858 - 08/02/1858 – Age 43 - Pikeman. Tantany, Field and Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Heavy fall of thick coal almost 200 tons of coal came down. 2 killed.

PHILIPS William - 1852 - 12/08/1852 40 - Collier. Dowlais Level, Gadlys Iron Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Top of nine feet coal fell in ripping back.

PHILIPS William - 1853 - 01/07/1853 - Age 23 - Trammer. Clase, D Jones and J Davies, Llangyfelach. Round winding rope broke near splice, material of machinery bad. 2 killed.

PHILIPS William - 1854 - 11/07/1854 – Age 30 - Collier. Engine pit, English Co. of Copper Miners, Taibach, Glamorgan. Fall of stone in level.

PHILIPS William - 1855 - 19/10/1855 - Collier. No.3 Pit, Abercarn, Gwyneth Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof. 2 killed.

PHILIPS William - 1857 - 22/05/1857 - Collier. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

PHILIPSON or PHILLIPS Silas - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 26 – Deputy. Hebburn, Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Left a wife and 2 children.

PHILLIP William - 1853 - 01/07/1853 – Age 23 - Trammer. Clase, D. Jones and W. Davies, Swansea, Glamorgan. Round winding rope broke near a splice, materials and machinery bad. 2 killed.

PHILLIPS Daniel - 1856 - 25/07/1856. Heolddu, Williams and Thomas, Bridgend, Glamorgan. Fall of roof (about 4 tons per day raised).

PHILLIPS Edmund - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 16. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed.

PHILLIPS George - 1853 - 12/03/1853 – Age 19 - Collier. Risca, John Russell, Risca, Monmouthshire. Burnt by explosion of firedamp caused by leaving a door open, neglecting orders. Suffocated. 10 killed.

PHILLIPS George - 1855 - 09/10/1855 – Age 38 - Collier. Thomas Chapel, Pembrokeshire. Coal Co., Kilgetty Pembrokeshire. Fall of stone from stall roof.

PHILLIPS Henry - 1853 - 10/10/1853. Hatherton, W.F. Fryer, Walsall, Staffordshire. Fell down shaft.

PHILLIPS J. - 1853 - 22/07/1853 – Age 16 - Collier. Forsyfan, Penydarren Iron Co., Penydarren, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp, discipline defective. No locked lamps. 2 killed.

PHILLIPS J. - 1854 - 11/12/1854. Freemans, B. Gibbons, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof.

PHILLIPS James - 1854 - 13/11/1854. Saltwell, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Ruptured when lifting coal.

PHILLIPS James - 1857 - 14/07/1857. New Glyn Pit, Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Crushed by a tram.

PHILLIPS James - 1858 - 12/06/1858 – Age 16 – Haulier. Gadlys, Thomas Wayne, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Crushed under tram.

PHILLIPS John - 1856 - 09/07/1856. Penydarren, Thompson and Foreman, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Piece of coal falling down shaft.

PHILLIPS John - 1857 - 15/01/1857- Age 35. Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire Coal Co., Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Shot misfired and returned too soon.

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

PHILLIPS John - 1859 - 26/07/1859 – Age 22 - Collier. Pencoed, Sims, Williams, Neville and Co., Llanelli, Carmarthen. Fall of coal.

PHILLIPS Johnathan - 1853 - 11/04/1853. Ruabon, Ruabon, Coal and Coke Co., Ruabon, Denbigh. Fall of roof while repairing the main road.

PHILLIPS Joseph - 1853 - 22/07/1853 – Age 16 - Collier. Forsyfrane, Penydarran Iron Co., Penydarran, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp, discipline defective. 2 killed.

PHILLIPS Joshua - 1853 - 07/07/1853. Moor Lands, J. Bagnall and Sons, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PHILLIPS or PHILIPSON Silas - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 26 – Deputy. Hebburn, Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Left a wife and 2 children.

PHILLIPS R. - 1856 - 17/07/1856. Pinnox, H.H. Williamson, Tunstall, Staffordshire. Held onto chain to ride up.

PHILLIPS Rees - 1853 - 20/06/1853 – Age 43 – Fireman. Wern Level, English Co. of Copper Miners, Taibach, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp in brushing out. 2 killed.

PHILLIPS Stephen - 1852 - 10/05/1852. Gwendraeth, Alfred Watney, Llanelli, Carmarthen. Eruption of quicksand from valley. 26 killed. Left a wife and 3 children.

PHILLIPS Thomas - 1852 - 02/07/1852 – Age 60 - Collier. Weinwelt, William Rees, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Stone fell from roof while shifting coal.

PHILLIPS Thomas - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 30. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed.

PHILLIPS William - 1852 - 12/08/1852 – Age 40 - Collier. Dowlais Level, Gadlys Iron Co., Aberdare, Monmouthshire. Top coal fell in ripping back.

PHILLIPS William - 1855 - 19/10/1855 - Collier. No.3 pit, Abercarn Coal Co., Abercarn, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof in heading. 2 killed.

PHILLIPS William - 1856 - 15/06/1856 – Age 14. Tantory, Davis Field and Co., West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Burned in an explosion 30 May, died this day.

PHIPPS George - 1859 - 12/10/1859. Pit at Varteg, Monmouthshire. Sinking operations.

PICK J. - 1859 - 05/04/1859 60 - Miner. Brands, Butterley and Co., Ripley, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

PICKARD Charles - 1851 - 14/06/51. Ardsley Main, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Killed by explosion of firedamp. 2 killed.

PICKARD Joseph - 1855 - 13/01/1855. Kippax, Locke and Co., Pontefract, Yorkshire. Bursting of an underground boiler. 2 killed.

PICKEN B. - 1856 - 07/01/1856. Lawley, Coalbrookdale Coal Co., Wellington, Shropshire. Fell down an old shaft.

PICKERING ? - 1859 - 02/02/1859 – Age 14 - Loader. Granville, C. Granville Esq. Burton-on-Trent Staffordshire. Fall of coal from roof.

PICKERING A. - 1859 - 10/10/1859 – Age 16 - Trammer. Wilneceote, Perrins and Harrison, Tamworth, Staffordshire. Crushed by trams on incline.

PICKERING George - 1853 - 27/07/1853 – Pitman. Black Boy, Durham. Told by onsetter to get in cage which was drawn away as he was attempting to get in. He was forced between the cage and the bunting. [The Durham. Chronicle - 05/08/1853].

PICKERING John - 1852 - 27/12/1852. Stanton, Messrs Nadin, Burton-on-Trent Derbyshire. Crushed in the mine. A boy.

PICKIN W. - 1854 - 06/05/1854. Todd’s End, Welch and Barrows, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fell down shaft.

PICKLES Abraham - 1859 - 21/05/1859. Sykes, Terry and Co., Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

PICKLES Thomas - 1853 - 01/06/1853. Quarry House, Eddlestone and Co, Halifax, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. A boy.

PICKLES William - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 29. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Old Factory.

PIGGSFORD or PITCHFORD John - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 24. Hebburn, Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Single.

PIGOT George - 1851 - 22/12/1851 – Age 65 - Bottomman. Ince Hall, A.F. Haliburton, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. He was dreadfully burned and had his head mutilated. He left a widow. 14 killed.

PIKE Frederick - 1854 - 18/12/1854 – Age 24 - Collier. North Side, Messrs. Struckley, Bristol, Gloucester. Holding down bolt of engine broke and sent them down the shaft. The bolt iron was extremely bad. 4 killed.

PIKE Thomas - 1851 - 09/08/1851 - Collier. Malago Vale, S Reynolds and Co., Bristol, Gloucester. Rope broke. 5 killed.

PILER? or FILER? – 1857. Hill Pit, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone and rubbish. Oct - 1857.

PILKINGTON Hamlet - 1856 - 10/12/1856. Haydock, Richard Evans and Co., St. Helens, Lancashire. Fall of roof.

PILKINGTON James - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 35. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

PILKINGTON T. - 1855 - 05/10/1855. Gidlow & Swinley, Executors of J. Ryland’s, Wigan, Lancashire. Crushed by the cage in the No.1 pit.

PILKINGTON William - 1853 - 16/03/1853. Norley Hall, Thomas Windus, Wigan, Lancashire. Died in a fit whilst at work.

PILLING Ralph - 1856 - 19/12/1856. Higher Hall, James Diggle and Co., West Leigh, Lancashire. Water bursting into a sinking pit from a working to which the pit was being sunk.

PILLOW Samuel - 1856 - 21/08/1856 – Age 37 – Deputy. Bell Tree, Farm T. and J. Badger, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal in thick coal.

PINCTON James - 1853 - 09/03/1853 - Collier. Abersychan J. Wightman, Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

PIREN C. - 1859 - 10/06/1859 – Age 14 - Loader. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PITCHFORD Enoch - 1859 - 23/04/1859 – Age 28. Bilston, Meadows Jones and Murcott, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Fall of coals from face of work.

PITCHFORD or PIGGSFORD John - 1852 - 06/05/1852 – Age 24. Hebburn, Hebburn Coal Co., Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 22 killed. Single.

PITT William - 1853 - 02/12/1853. Gold’s Green, John Tildesley, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

PLANT ? - 1853 - 07/02/1853. Old Level, Hall and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal. 2 killed.

PLANT J. - 1855 - 31/03/1855. Waterfall Lane, William Mills and Son, Corngreaves, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PLANT J. - 1856 - 20/06/1956 – Age 15. 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.

PLANT John - 1854 - 17/03/1854. Victoria, Hudson and Co., Wakefield, Yorkshire. Crushed by corves. A boy.

PLANT P. - 1854 - 12/09/1854. Long Meadow, Joshua Hackett, Oldbury, Worcestershire. Hand caught on chain and drawn over drum.

PLANT Richard - 1850 - 25/11/1850. Langley Fields, Thomas Pooley, Dawley, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp.

PLAT S, . - 1857 - 04/09/1857. Silverdale, Stannier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of coals. 2 killed.

PLATT J. - 1854 - 19/08/1854. Lower Garswood, Bromilow, Brother and Sothern St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp under a scaffold whilst walling a sinking pit. 2 killed.

PLATT William - 1854 - 19/08/1854. Lower Garswood, Bromilow, Brother and Sothern St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp under a scaffold whilst walling a sinking pit. 2 killed.

PLATTS George - 1852 - 03/05/1852. Staveley, Richard Barrow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Breaking of an incline rope.

PLAWES George - 1854 - 01/04/1854. Owlet, James Dixon, Leeds, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

PLIMLEY D. - 1855 - 18/07/1855. Clough Hall, T. Kinnersley, Stoke, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PLUMBER or PLUMMER Robert - 1853 - 02/03/1853 – Age 51 – Roadman. Writhlington, Smith and Co., Radstock, Somerset. Fall of roof in heading.

PLUMBER William - 1852 - 30/01/1852 – Age 31 - Collier. Vobster, Executors of John Fussell, Frome, Somerset. Unscrewed Davy lamp and went into gas.

PLUMMER E. - 1859 - 17/02/1859 - Collier. Dukinfield, Dukinfield Co., Dukinfield, Cheshire. Fall of roof.

PLUMMER William - 1857 - 26/10/1857 – Age 40 - Fireman. Tunnel, Big Coal, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp at naked light, want of ventilation. 3 killed.

PODMORE John - 1857 – 21/07/1857 – Age 43 - Collier. Fenton, Staffordshire. By a fall of coal whilst at work, informant and residence: W. Harding, Coroner, Burslem, registered thirtieth September - 1857, James Cordon, Registrar.

POINER J. - 1858 – 23/02/1858 – Age 14 - Loader. Priors Field, B. Whitehouse, Bilston, Staffordshire. Fell out of the skip whilst descending shaft to go to work. 3 killed.

POINTING Alfred - 1854 – 31/07/1854 – Age 13 - Collier. Writhlington, Lower Smith and Co., Radstock, Somerset. Fell down from windlass slipping.

POLKINGHORN Benjamin - 1857 – 17/12/1857 - Collier. Polkemmet, Shotts Iron Co., Bathgate, West Lothian. By gunpowder igniting while stemming a shot.

POLLARD Benjamin - 1859 – 11/01/1859 – Age 42 - Hewer. St. Helens, Joseph Pease and Co., Auckland, Durham. Fall of coal while kirving.

POLLARD James - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 49. Lundhill, Lundhill Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp.  189 killed.

POLLARD James - 1857 - 19/02/1857 – Age 49. Lundhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. Over 200 killed. From Woobwell.

POLLARD M. - 1854 - 22/08/1854. Lundhill, Taylor and Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Explosion of firedamp. 6 killed.

POLLEY William - 1859 - 29/01/1859 – Age 12. Collier’s boy. Dowlais Guest and Co., Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fall of coal from face of stall, little vein coal.

POOL John - 1850 – 15/12/1850. Tividale, Bagnall and Jesson, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

POOLE A. - 1858 – 25/02/1858 – Age 18 - Miner. Silverdale, Stanier and Co., Newcastle, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

POOLE Daniel - 1859 – 06/12/1859 – Age 65. New Shortwood, William Cook Coal Pit, Heath, Gloucester. Fell down the shaft.

POPE J. - 1856 – 03/12/1856. Jackfield, T. Davis, Broseley, Shropshire. Cotter and out of D-link. 4 killed.

POPE John - 1854 – 13/06/1854 – A Boy. Glascote, Canning and Co., Tamworth, Staffordshire. Explosion of firedamp.

POPE John - 1857 – 22/10/1857 – Age 22 - Collier. Cwnantygroes, Messrs. T.P. and D. Price, Tillery, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal from roof.

PORTER Isaiah - 1859 – 30/06/1859 – Age 40. Tipton Green, Roberts and Co., Tipton, Staffordshire. Dropping the coal on the hollow when the while went down followed by the rock.

PORTER John - 1853 – 12/02/1853. Darlaston Green, S. Mills, Wednesbury, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PORTER Robert - 1854 – 20/12/1854. Hurlford John Howie, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. By coming in contact with the flywheel of the winding engine.

PORTIOUS John - 1859 – 23/02/1859 - Drawer. Dalkeith, Duke of Buccleuch, Dalkeith, Mid Lothian. Overcome and crushed by loaded hutch on incline.

PORTMAN J. - 1859 - 12/04/1859 – Age 32. Coneygre No.21, Lord Ward, Tividale, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

PORTSMOUTH R. - 1855 - 25/04/1855. Woodside, Cochrane and Co., Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof.

POTTER Copley - 1856 - 06/07/1856 – Age 26 - Collier. Starveall, George Brain and Co., Kingswood, Somerset. Fall of stone from roof of stall in five coals.

POTTER Daniel - 1851 - 21/12/1851 - N/A - Sinker. Newbattle, Marquis of Lothian, Dalkeith, Mid Lothian. Fall of stones and ice from side while ascending.

POTTER Daniel - 1859 - 21/12/1859 - Sinker. Newbattle, Marquis of Lothian, Dalkeith, Mid Lothian. Fall of stones and ice from side of shaft while ascending.

POTTER E. - 1854 - 05/05/1854. New Buffery, William Haden, Dudley, Worcestershire. Brick falling down the shaft.

POTTOMS S. - 1858 - 06/02/1858 – Age 13 - Dirt Carrier. Bromley Lane, Davies and Co., Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of thick coal in a gate road 3 yards wide caused by a smooth faced slip.

POTTS Edward - 1853 - 22/08/1853 – Age 15. Thornley, Durham. Crushed between the rolley wheel and the side of the way. (Accident 3 Aug. 1853.) [The Durham. Chronicle - 26/08/1853].

POULSON F. - 1858 - 12/12/1858 – Age 35 - Miner. Pinxton, Major Salmon and Co., Alfreton, Derbyshire. Fall of roof.

POULTON G. - 1857 - 04/05/1857. Berry Hill, W.T. Copeland, Stoke, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

POWEL Henry - 1858 - 21/10/1858 – Age 12 – Driver. Commonside, J.J. Cox, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of roof in brooch coal.

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

POWELL David - 1856 - 29/08/1856. Ysguborwen, Thomas and Lewis, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of brass vein coal.

POWELL Evan - 1853 - 27/06/1853 - Collier. Cwmllynfell, William James, Swansea, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

POWELL J. - 1858 - 07/06/1858 – Age 26 - Pikeman. Wood Farm, Thorneycroft, Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Fall of rock in a gob road pit.

POWELL James - 1855 – 31/07/1855 – Age 28 - Collier. Rhas Las, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

POWELL John - 1853 – 17/08/1853 – Age 38 - Collier. New Pit, Blaenavon Iron and Coal Co., Blaenavon, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

POWELL or PURNELL William - 1854 – 25/12/1854 – Age 36. Golden Valley, Kingswood, Gloucester. Perished when the crosspiece of the cart in which they were descending pit on Christmas Eve 1854, broke off and they were thrown 100 yards to the bottom. 5 killed. Of Golden valley.

POWELL or PURNELL William - 1854 – 25/12/1854 – Age 36. Golden Valley, Kingswood, Gloucester. Perished when the crosspiece of the cart in which they were descending pit on Christmas Eve - 1854, broke off and they were thrown 100 yards to the bottom. 5 killed. Of Golden Valley.

POWELL R. - 1851 – 05/02/1851. Old Park, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Falling into sump at bottom of shaft.

POWELL R. - 1857 – 05/04/1857. Dawley, Coalbrookdale, Co., Wellington, Shropshire. Explosion of blasting powder.

POWELL Rees - 1850 – 03/06/1850. New Pit, Varteg, Monmouthshire. Fall of earth and rubbish.

POWELL Rees - 1859 – 02/09/1859 – Age 50 - Banksman. Cwm, Rhymney Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Whilst up poiling the gudgeon of balance wheel it commenced to resolve and he had not put the pin in.

POWELL Stephen - 1854 – 03/11/1854 – Age 51 - Collier. Gautre, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone.

POWELL Thomas - 1856 - 12/02/1856. Cyfartha, William Crawshay and Son, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

POWELL William - 1853 - 05/04/1853. Golden Valley, Golden Valley Iron Co., Briton, Worcestershire. Fall of roof. A boy.

POWELL William - 1855 - 28/03/1855 – Age 16 - Collier. Parkfield Colliery, Wethered Cossham and Co., Pucklechurch, Gloucester. Fall of roof.

POWELL William - 1857 - 30/07/1857 – Age 32 - Collier. No.8, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Fall of upper yard coal from a slip.

POWERS R. - 1855 - 25/10/1855. Rectory Hall, Holcroft and Co., Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of roof.

PRATT John - 1852 - 16/06/1852 – Age 20. Seaton, Seaton Coal Co., Seaham, Durham. Explosion of gas. 6 killed. Single.

PRATTEN William - 1856 - 26/01/1856. Glyn Pit, Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Fall of a large stone.

PREECE Benjamin - 1858 - 10/09/1858 - Collier. Knowbury, J. and W. Pearson, Ludlow, Shropshire. Fell out of skip. 2 killed.

PREEDY E. - 1858 - 21/04/1858 – Age 11. Rush Pit, Thomas Jordan, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Fell down shaft.

PRENDERGAST M - 1850 - 13/12/1850. Davis, Thomas Davis, Portobello, Staffordshire. Fall of clod.

PRESCOTT ? - 1850 - 17/12/1850. Springfield, Henry Farrington and Co., Leigh, Lancashire. Another named Smith was killed in the same explosion of firedamp.

PRESTON Edward - 1854 - 18/02/1854 – Age 17. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 89 killed.

PRESTON J. - 1855 - 11/01/1855. Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Works, Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co., Wigan, Lancashire. Crushed in getting out of cage at bottom.

PRESTON J. - 1859 - 24/12/1859 – Age 57. Willingsworth, J and H Haines, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coal.

PRESTON James - 1857 - 10/10/1857 - Drawer. Bradley, Richard Fisher, Standish, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp.

PRESTON John - 1853 - 08/05/1853. Glascote Canning and Co., Tamworth, Staffordshire. Crushed by the engine.

PRESTON John - 1854 - 06/07/1854. Stallings, J. and W. Person, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of roof in gate road.

PRESTON Robert - 1857 - 17/08/1857 - Drawer. Bradley, Richard Fisher, Standish, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp.

PRICE David - 1851 - 04/09/1851 - Collier. Rhymney, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of earth.

PRICE David - 1851 - 05/09/1851 - Collier. Duffryn, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal. 3 killed.

PRICE David - 1857 - 26/10/1857 – Age 22 - Collier. Tunnel, Big Coal, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. Explosion of firedamp at naked light, want of ventilation. 3 killed.

PRICE David - 1859 - 19/04/1859 – Age 45 - Collier. New Tredegar, T. Powell and Co., Rhymney Valley, Monmouthshire. Killed in a stall in consequence of a slip or ‘back’ which caused about six tons of coal to fall on him.

PRICE Francis - 1859 - 28/01/1859 – Age 17 - Collier. No.8 Ebbw Vale Co., Sirhowy, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone in the ‘Old Coal’ in consequence of not taking it down in time, that is to say not cropping the work up close to the face. 2 killed.

PRICE J.H. - 1857 - 17/11/1857 – Age 11. Wallows, Lord Ward, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Preparing to go down with others in the morning before it was light, he walked straight into the shaft 150 yards deep.

PRICE James - 1853 - 04/10/1853 Horsehay, Coalbrookdale, Co., Dawley, Shropshire. Explosion of firedamp.

PRICE James - 1853 - 20/11/1853. High Lancs, Lord Ward Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PRICE James - 1854 - 10/02/1854. Victoria, Troughton and Co., Coventry, Warwickshire. Crushed by corves.

PRICE James - 1855 - 13/03/1855 – Age 40 - Collier. Werfa, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Jumping put whilst passing landing.

PRICE James - 1857 - 26/03/1857 - Collier. Broughton, Broughton Coal Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Fall of roof coal.

PRICE John - 1855 - 17/05/1855 – Age 41 - Collier. No.5 Balance Pit, Ebbw Vale
Iron Co., Sirhowy Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

PRICE John - 1855 29/05/1855 40 - Collier. Wayne Pound, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Bedwellty, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone.

PRICE John - 1856 - 19/08/1856 - Fireman. Dowlais, Dowlais Iron Co., Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Fall down while putting up and air door.

PRICE John - 1859 - 01/10/1859 – Age 17. Nelson, Timothy Bennett, Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Clothes got entangled in tram and he fell down the pit.

PRICE John - 1859 - 21/10/1859 – Age 16 - Collier. Old Winches, J and C Bailey, Nantyglo, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof over ‘Old Coal’.

PRICE Joshua - 1859 - 19/08/1859 – Age 56. Church Street, T and J Pearson, Tipton, Staffordshire. Fall of coals.

PRICE M. - 1853 - 20/11/1853. Pensnett, Phillpotts and Plant, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of coal.

PRICE Mary - 1855 - 25/08/1855 – Age 7. Gorse, Richards and Glasbrook, Swansea, Glamorgan. Tram passed over her on incline. Female.

PRICE Patrick - 1855 - 23/01/1855. Ayrshire. John T. Gordon, Ayr, Ayrshire. Fall of coal while engaged undermining.

PRICE Peter - 1850 - 12/12/1850 - Collier. New Duffryn, Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp 13 killed Listed as injured.

PRICE Rees - 1853 - 09/05/1853 – Age 40 - Collier. Ty Trist, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. In blasting, pricker struck the rock.

PRICE Rees - 1859 - 13/03/1859 – Age 38 – Mason. Rockvein, Risca Coal Co., Risca, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal on the 17th. Dec - 1858. Died 13th March - 1859.

PRICE Richard - 1852 - 23/10/1952 – Age 22 - Collier. Risca, John Russell Risca, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

PRICE Samuel - 1859 - 09/02/1859 – Age 21. Willenhall, Fletcher Solly and Urwick, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Explosion of gas in sump blowing him against inset bar. He was not burnt.

PRICE Thomas - 1853 - 12/02/1853 – Age 17 - Collier. Blaengwawr, David Davies, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp from neglect of door. No locked lamps. 2 killed.

PRICE Thomas - 1854 - 27/09/1854 – Age 25 - Collier. Werfa, Nixon and Co., Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of clod after blasting.

PRICE Thomas - 1855 - 20/08/1855 - Collier. New Penyvan, Thomas Powell, Bedwellty, Monmouthshire. Fall of stone.

PRICE Thomas - 1857 - 06/10/1857 – Age 31 - Collier. No.4, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof after blasting.

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

PRICE William - 1856 - 1/10/1856. Black Brook, Bromilow, BROTHER and Sothern, St. Helens, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp in Rushy Park mine which set the coal on fire. 3 killed.

PRICE William - 1856 - 10/10/1856 - Age 43 - Collier. Machen, Machen Coal Co., Newport, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal in Big Vein on spine. Died 20 Nov.

PRICE William - 1858 - 10/03/1858 – Age 45 – Ostler. Abersychan, Ebbw Vale Co., Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Fell off carriage (cage) coming up.

PRICE William - 1859 - 30/07/1859 - Collier. Ysguborwen, Samuel Thomas, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of coal.

PRIDE David - 1856 - 10/05/1856 – Weigher. Dalkeith, Duke of Buccleuch, Dalkeith, Mid Lothian. Fell down pit whilst assisting Pitheadman.

PRIEST James - 1854 - 30/10/1854. James Bridge, J. Bagnall and Sons, Walsall, Staffordshire. Injured in loading coals.

PRIEST John - 1852 - 13/12/1852. Bedworth, Charity Williams and Co., Coventry, Warwickshire. Fall of roof.

PRIEST John - 1855 - 05/07/1855. Bilston, New S.H. Blackwell and Co., Bilston, Staffordshire. Empty skip fell down shaft and deceased with it.

PRIEST John - 1857 - 11/06/1857. Wharmcliffe, Silkstone Wharmcliffe, Silkstone Coal Co., Barnsley, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine.

PRIEST Joseph - 1854 - 04/12/1854. High Park, Barber and Co., Nottinghamshire. Falling down the shaft.

PRIESTLEY Moses - 1855 - 16/05/1855. Tong, Leeds, Yorkshire. Fall of roof.

PRIESTLEY Thomas - 1857 - 08/12/1857. Wibsey, Mr. C. North, Bradford, Yorkshire. Fall of roof in the mine. A boy.

PRIESTLEY William - 1859 - 01/07/1859 – Boy. Crown Point, Messrs. Terry, Leeds, Yorkshire. Falling down the shaft.

PRINCE, S. - 1854 - 16/01/1854. Cradley Heath, Pargeter and Darby, Dudley, Worcestershire. Explosion of firedamp.

PRINCE, T. - 1858 - 30/01/1858 – Age 37 - Pikeman. Saltwell, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Fall of thick coal caused by premature explosion of shot.

PRING Philip – 1851 - 09/08/1851 - Collier. Malago Vale Colliery, S Reynolds and Co., Bristol, Gloucester. Rope broke. 5 killed.

PRIOR Hugh - 1856 08/02/1856 45 - Loader. Mabbs Bank, Bullock’s Pit P.
Williams and Co., Willenhall Staffordshire. Fall of rock whist emptying
rubbish into old waste from working stall.

PRITCHARD Owen - 1852 - 14/10/1852 – Age 22 - Collier. Plough, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of clod whilst holing.

PRITCHARD S. - 1855 - 10/08/1855. Salt Well, Lord Ward, Dudley, Worcestershire. Explosion. 2 killed.

PRITCHARD T. - 1854 - 18/10/1854 – Engineer. Groes, Groes Coal Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Falling off horse tree in pumping shaft.

PRITCHARD T. - 1855 - 06/02/1855 – Underlooker. Garden Lodge, George Walmsley, Ruabon, Denbigh. Falling off the cage in ascending the shaft.

PRITCHARD Thomas - 1852 - 10/05/1852 – Age 36. Middle Duffryn, Thomas Powell, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Explosion of firedamp. 65 killed.

PRITCHARD Thomas - 1853 - 21/11/1853 – Age 17 - Collier. Plymouth, Antony Hill, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Jumping out of cage at the top.

PRITCHARD Thomas - 1859 - 22/04/1859. Level at Abersychan, Monmouthshire. Crushed by some trams.

PRITCHARD Thomas - 1859 - 26/04/1859 – Age 35 – Haulier. Rock, Ebbw Vale Co., Cwm, Sirhowy, Monmouthshire. Crushed by trams in the rock vein.

PROCTER William - 1851 – 02/01/1851 – Age 35. Bignall Hill, Staffordshire. Explosion of fire-damp.

PROCTOR Ralph - 1857 - 05/11/1857. Apedale, J. E. Heathcote, Newcastle, Staffordshire. Break on incline fell on him.

PROCTOR Simeon - 1859 - 16/11/1859 – Age 14 – Stoker. Cliviger, Cliviger Coal Co., Burnley, Lancashire. Crushed when sweeping under the crank of the winding engine at the Union pit.

PROPER William - 1855 - 30/05/1855 – Age 48 - Collier. No.4 Pit, Ebbw Vale Iron Co., Sirhowy, Monmouthshire. Fall of coal.

PROSSER John - 1857 - 11/03/1857 – Age 50 - Collier. Cornish, Messrs. J. and C. Bailey, Nantyglo, Monmouthshire. Fall of Mydyllog coal.

PROSSER Stephen - 1858 - 07/06/1858 - Collier. Abernant, Richard Fothergill, Aberdare, Glamorgan. Fall of roof.

PROSSER William - 1856 - 09/09/1856 – Age 16 - Haulier No. 2, Tredegar Iron Co., Tredegar, Monmouthshire. Killed by fall of roof in heading.

PROTHERO William - 1855 - 19/07/1855. Blaenavon Colliery, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire. Fall of large stone.

PROUDFOOT John - 1854 - 09/12/1854. Eastfield, J.G. Buchanan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Fall of coal at face.

PROVINS William - 1859 - 29/09/1859 – Age 28. Springfield, T and J Badger, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. Fall of roof between two slips.

PROYALL Thomas - 1851 - 08/01/1851. Stow Heath, W.H. Sparrow, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. Falling down the shaft.

PUGH J. - 1856 - 21/10/1856 – Age 13. Polesworth Colliery, H. Shaw Tamworth, Warwickshire. Boiler bursting. 2 killed.

PUGH John - 1855 - 15/06/1855. Porto Bello, W. Ward and Sons, Willenhall, Staffordshire. Shaft fell in whilst taking bricks out.

PUGH John - 1855 - 20/08/1855 - Boy. Brymbo, Brymbo Co., Wrexham, Denbigh. Fall of shale.

PUGH Thomas - 1856 - 29/04/1856 – Age 12 - Dirt carrier. Corbyns Bank, Lord Ward, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of roof in gateroad of the heathen coal.

PUGH W. - 1859 - 22/12/1859 – Age 21. Bromley Hall, Hunt Brown and Freer, Kingswinford, Staffordshire. Fall of bottom coal while driving gate road. The butty was present at the accident. 2 killed.

PULESTON William - 1853 - 18/03/1853. Brymbo, Brymbo Co., Brymbo, Denbigh. Fall of roof.

PULFORD E. - 1851 - 26/06/1851. Platt Lane, Wright and Taylor, Wigan, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp on the 23rd.

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

PULLEN Samuel - 1854 - 19/07/1854 – Age 20 - Doorboy. Bryncae Level, Rhymney Iron Co., Rhymney, Monmouthshire. Fall of roof.

PURDEY Robert - 1850 - 05/06/1850. Wellington, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed.

PURDEY William - 1850 - 05/06/1850. Wellington, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed.

PURDY Francis - 1852 - 29/09/1852. Shipley, A.M. Mundy, Belper, Derbyshire. Fall of coal.

PURDY John - 1857 - 04/03/1857 – Age 36 - Miner. Shipley, A.M. Mundy, Derbyshire. Explosion of gas. 8 killed.

PURDY Robert - 1850 - 05/06/1850 – Age 35. Usworth, Wellington Pit, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed Left a wife.

PURDY William - 1850 - 05/06/1850 – Age 19. Usworth, Wellington Pit, Jonasson and Elliott, Usworth, Durham. Explosion of gas 13 killed Left a wife.

PURNELL George - 1853 - 12/03/1853 – Age 11 – Doorboy. Risca, John Russell Risca, Monmouthshire. Suffocated by explosion of firedamp. 10 killed.

PURNELL or POWELL William - 1854 - 24/12/1854 – Age 36. Golden Valley, Gloucester. Cross piece of cart broke as they were descending. 5 killed.

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

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

PYATT W. - 1854 - 08/12/1854. Draycott Cross, John Keys, Cheadle, Cheshire. A piece of wood fell down the shaft on him.

PYLES George - 1856 - 08/12/1856 – Age 25 - Collier. Crump Meadow, Aaron Gould and Co., Forest of Dean, Gloucester. Fall of roof.

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