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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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Pre-1840

CAIRN Barney - 1839 - 18/02/1839. William, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 21 killed.

CALVERT George - 1839 - 28/06/1839. St Hildas, Robert, William and John Brandling. South Shields, Durham. Explosion of gas. 51 killed. Left a wife and child.

CAMBRIDGE Joseph - 1831 - 24/04/1831 – age 72. Kingswood, Gloucester Of Kingswood. Killed in a Coal Pit and buried at Mangotsfield.

CAMPBELL Edward - 1821 - 23/10/1821 – age 35. Wallsend ‘A’ Pit Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

CAMPBELL James - 1835 - 19/11/1835 - age 26 - Deputy overman. Burdon Main, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 11 killed.

CAMPBELL Joseph - 1813 - 17/07/1813 – age 26. Collingwood Main, Burdon Main, Messrs. Bells Robinson and Company, Chirton, Durham. Explosion of gas 8 killed.

CAMPBELL Robert - 1815 - 03/05/1815 -  age 31. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inudation. 75 killed.

CAMPBELL Stephen * - 1833 - 08/11/1833. Black Fell, Durham.

CAPE Joseph - 1838 - 24/10/1838 – age 52. Lowca John pit, H Curwen, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 40 killed.

CAR George - 1812 - 10/10/1812. Harrington Mill Pit, Pensher, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

CARPENTER William - 1820 - 16/1/1820 – age 22 – Coalminer. Speedwell, Gloucester. Killed on the spot by falling down the coal pit. (Glos. Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.)

CARR Elizabeth - 1838 - 04/07/1838 – age 13. Huskar, Moorside Pit Mr. R.C. Clarke, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Flooding of the workings by a violent storm. 33 killed. Female.

CARR James * - 1808 - 31/08/1808 – age 46. Fatfield Hall Pit, Durham.

CARR Richard - 1823 - 03/11/1823 – Hewer. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 57 killed. Brother of Thomas.

CARR Robert - 1805 - 29/11/1805 – age 24. Oxclose, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

CARR Thomas - 1823 - 03/11/1823 – Putter. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham Explosion of gas. 57 killed. Brother of Richard.

CARR William - 1767 - 17/03/1767 – Pitman. North Biddick, Durham. Explosion of gas. 27 killed.

CARTER James - 1817 - 20/04/1817 – age 34. Boulton Engine Coalpit, Somerset. Buried Paulton.

CARTER Samuel - 1814 - 03/03/1814 – age 30 – Coalminer. Joymoore Engine House, Gloucester. Fell down a flight of steps into the ashpit. (Glos. Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.).

CARTER Thomas - 1828 - 20/11/1828 – age 7. Washington ‘I’ Pit, Washington, Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

CASPER Robert - 1826 - 17/01/1826. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed.

CATHERALL Thomas - 1783 - 01/04/1783. Sandycroft Colliery, Hawarden, Flintshire. Killed by explosion of damp. 6 killed. Sandycroft Colliery Transcripts of the Parish Registers of St Deniol's of Ewloe. Buried Apr 2.

CHALLENDER Thomas - 1836 - 06/10/1836 – age 38 – Fireman. Blackrod Mr. Blundell, Bolton, Lancashire. Explosion of firedamp. 11 killed.

CHALLENGER James - 1831 - 13/1/1831 – age 31. Smallcombe, Somerset. Killed by stuff falling on him. Buried Radstock.

CHALLENGER John - 1821 - 31/07/1821 – age 12. Clutton, Somerset. Killed in the Coal Pit. He was coming up after work in the lap of Joshua Cook (killed 1825) when the chain of the descending rope hit his head and he fell immediately to the bottom of the shaft, about 40 fathoms. He was a lad of excellent character and a grievous loss to his parents.

CHANDLERS Joel - 1821 - 08/08/21. Rowley Regis, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air. 6 killed.

CHAPMAN John - 1805 - 06/10/1805 – age 30 – Hewer. Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

CHAPMAN John - 1814 - 16/01/1814 – age 16. Brookall Ditches, Messrs. Waters Gloucester. Fell about 45ft. (Glos. Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.)

CHAPPELL George - 1824 - 26/11/1824 – age 8. Ludlow's Coal Pit, Lodlow, Somerset. Fell down pit.

CHARLTON Edward - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

CHARLTON John * - 1804 - 30/05/1804 – age 53. Durham.

CHARLTON Thomas - 1824 - 19/11/1824. Dolly Pit, Newbottle, Durham. Explosion of gas. 11 killed.

CHICKEN John - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 19 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left his mother with 4 children.

CHILCOTT Samuel - 1795 - 01/04/1795 – age 16. Great Cast Pit, Mangotsfield, Gloucester. Fell 15 fathoms down the pit. This was the third son of Joseph to loose his life in a pit.

CHILCOTT William - 1819 - 02/05/1819 – age 56 – Coalminer. Kingswood, Gloucester. Killed in a coal pit.

CHILD Henry - 1828 - 10/04/1828. Wolverhampton, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air.

CHISHOLM Thomas * - 1806 - 17/06/1806 – age 9. Durham.

CHIVERS John - 1821 - 08/12/1821. Clutton, Somerset. As the youth was descending a Coal Pit at Clutton the rope gave way and he was precipitated to the bottom and terribly mutilated by the fall. Medical assistance was promptly rendered but he expired Friday evening.

CHURCH Edwin - 1811 - 07/01/1811 – age 39. Parkfield, Pucklechurch, Gloucester. Large stone fell from roof. Released and taken home with broken legs but died a few hours later. Left a wife and six children.

CHURCHILL Francis - 1811 - 07/01/1911. Soundwell, Gloucester. Rubbish fell on him at work.

CLARK George - 1835 - 19/11/1835 – age 15 – Putter. Burdon Main, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 11 killed.

CLARK John - 1826 - 17/01/1826. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed.

CLARK Joseph - 1839 - 18/02/1839 – age 14. William, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 21 killed. Brother of Robert.

CLARK Robert - 1813 - 17/07/1813 – age 18. Collingwood Main, Burdon Main, Messrs. Bells Robinson and Company, Chirton, Durham. Explosion of gas 8 killed.

CLARKE John - 1834 - 03/07/1834. Bilston, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air.

CLARKE Robert - 1767 - 17/03/1767 - Pit boy. North Biddick, Durham. Explosion of gas. 27 killed.

CLARKE Robert - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 21 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Brother-in-law of Martin Brown.

CLARKSON Elizabeth - 1836 - 04/07/1838 – age 11. Huskar Moorend Pit, Mr. R.C. Clarke, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Flooding by storm. 32 killed. Female.

CLARKSON James - 1838 - 04/07/1838 – age 16. Huskar Moorside Pit, Mr. R.C. Clarke, Barnsley Yorkshire Flooding of the workings by a violent storm. 33 killed.

CLAYTON Thomas - 1826 - 30/05/1826 – age 13. Townley Main, Townley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 34 killed.

CLEGRAM John - 1836 - 28/01/1836 – age 30. Downs Hetton, Northumberland. Explosion of gas 20 killed.

CLEMOW William - 1836 - 19/11/1836 – age 32. United Cornwall of Furance Flat. Drowned in mine.

COCK James * - 1809 - 14/09/1809 – age 18. Killingworth, Durham.

COLEFAX Peter - 1832 - 21/02/1832 – Collier. Lancashire. Killed by stone falling on him in a pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

COLEMAN Edward - 1839 - 16/11/1839 – age 40. Victoria, Gloucester. (Gloucester Journal).

COLES Abraham - 1812 - 12/01/1812 – age 13. Pucklechurch, Gloucester Fell 33 fathoms down the pit.

COLES Samuel - 1812 - 12/01/1812. Whimsey Pit, Mr Whittuck Soundwell, Gloucester. Fell down pit.

COLEY William - 1829 - 21/10/1829. Tipton, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air.

COLLINS David - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 19 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left his mother with 2 children.

COMBEY Edward - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 12 - Rolley-driver. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Brother of Joseph, cousin of John and Joseph.

COMBEY Edward - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 22 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. The three ‘Combeys’ were brothers.

COMBEY James - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 11 – Trapper. Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed. The three ‘Combeys’ were brothers.

COMBY James - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 28 – Hewer. Felling Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Married Buried July 25.

COMBEY Robert - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 20 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. The three ‘Combeys’ were brothers.

COMBIE Edward - 1835 - 18/06/1835 - 12 Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed.

COOK James - 1809 - 14/09/1809 – age 18. Killingworth, Durham.
Explosion of gas. 12 killed. Buried 16th September.

COOK James - 1812 - 10/10/1812 – age 8. Harrington Mill Pit, Pensher,
Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

COOK Joshua - 1825 - 13/11/1825 – age 17. Clutton, Somerset.
Killed in the coal pit. Out of whose lap John Challenger fell in the year 1821.
COOK? 1803 Somerset A collier by the name of Cook was killed by some loose earth at the bottom of the pit falling upon him. His two sons who were working close by providentially escaped and endeavoured to dig away the earth from their father but could not do it in time to save his life. They were near enough to hear him exclaim 'My poor lads, it will soon be over with me. July 1803.

COOKE Anne - 1832 - 10/06/1832 – age 19. Lancashire. Killed by falling down a coal pit in Ashton. Buried St Thomas Ashton. Female.

COOKE Charles - 1829 - 15/05/1829.  Tipton, Stafford. By damp and foul airs. 2 killed.

COOKE John - 1829 - 15/05/1829. Tipton, Stafford. By damp and foul airs. 2 killed.

COOKE John - 1835 - 28/06/1835 – age 33. Lancashire of Gibralter in Newton. Killed in the coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

COOKE Jonas - 1814 - 18/05/1814 – age 33. Farrington, Somerset.

COOKE Joseph - 1828 - 13/12/1828 – age 62. Gloucester. Whilst occupied in working a small hand wagon to carry coals, ruptured a blood vessel and died almost instantly. (Gloucester Journal).

COOKE Robert - 1705 - 04/10/1705. Stony Flatt, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed. Buried Oct.6.

COOKE Thomas - 1828 - 20/11/1828. Washington, I Usworth, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 14 killed 6 injured.

COOMBER James - 1822 - 01/06/1822 - Radford Paulton, Somerset. Through the neglect of George Paine in not forcing out the runner fell to the depth of 66 yards and was killed on the spot.

COOPER John - 1805 - 06/10/1805 - age 19 – Hewer. Hebburn, Durham.
Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

COOPER Thomas - 1839 - 28/06/1839. St Hildas, Robert William and John Brandling. South Shields, Durham. Explosion of gas. 51 killed.

COOPER William - 1829 - 15/09/1829. Kingswinsford, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air. 5 killed.

COPELAND James - 1737 - 05/08/1737 – Collier. Corpshill or Corporal Pit,
Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of firedamp. 22 killed.

COPELAND Thomas - 1823 - 19/06/1823. Walker Gosforth Pit, Durham. Six men were employed in clearing out an old air shaft which had been filled up about twenty years, four working upwards and two downwards. The latter were about forty fathoms from the surface, when the whole mass, consisting of mud, stones and water, gave way, and the six were instantly overwhelmed and smothered in the bottom of the pit, into which the rubbish forced its way for above thirty yards. From the length of time that it had been filled up, the sufferers had no doubt of the earth in the shaft being solid, and hence they did not think of the least danger. Immediate exertions were made to dig out the bodies. 5 killed. (Newcastle Courant 28/06/1823) Widow and two children.

CORBETT George - 1839 - 28/06/1839. St Hildas, Robert William and John Brandling. South Shields, Durham. Explosion of gas. 51 killed.

CORBY Ralph - 1805 - 06/10/1805 – age 40 – Overman. Hebburn, Durham Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

COSTDLE William Henry Blake - 1836 - 28/01/1836 – age 17. Eppleton Hetton Coal Co Ltd., Durham. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

COTTERELL John - 1821 - Oct 1821. Ebenezer, West Bromwich, Stafford. Fall of coal and ironstone. 6 killed.

COTTLE James - 1805 - 23/09/1805 – age 8. Camerton, Somerset. He was killed by some loose ground falling on him; that he had worked a year and was the son of the schoolmistress, a Job which must have been very poorly paid considering she had to rely on the meagre wages of her small son. Skinner (a diarist) was highly critical. "Surely," he writes, "the parents and the proprietors of the works are to blame for permitting such little boys to work, who cannot possibly take care of themselves and must be ignorant of the dangers they are exposed to. The diarist then unleashes a diatribe against the Cottles, particularly the father.

COTTON Thomas - 1838 - 05/03/1838 – age 18 – Drawer. Crumbanke Pit in Burgess Land, Bridgewater Trust, Worsley Lancashire. Ascending pit shaft empty basket fell on him. Arm broken and bruised. 3 months off work. Injured.

COULSHAW John ? - 1805 - 06/10/1805 – age 30 – Onsetter. Hebburn, Durham Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

COURT John - 1836 - 22/12/1836. Pit at Abersychan, Monmouth. Fall of an immense stone.

COUSIN James - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 20 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed.

COUSINS Richard - 1828 - 18/3/1828 – age 14. William, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

COWEL George - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed. Son of John Cowel.

COWEL John - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

COWEL William - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed. Son of John Cowel.

COWELL Thomas - 1831 - 20/09/1831. High Pit, Willington, Durham. Explosion of gas. Left widow and three children. 5 killed. About nine o'clock in the morning, a dreadful explosion took place in the Willington High Pit, the property of Messrs. Bell and Co., by which three men and eight horses were killed, and fourteen men severely burnt. The whole complement of men were in the colliery at the time of the accident, and many more lives must have been lost, but from another outlet to the pit, by which the men were drawn up. The names of the sufferers were, Michael Martin, Thomas Nicholls, and Joseph Armstrong.

COWENS James - 1836 - 28/01/1836 – age 25. Eppleton, Hetton Coal Co Ltd., Durham. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

COWEY Robert 1836 – Meadows,  Durham – Killed in a mining accident at the Meadows Pit, Rainton, in Sept 1836.

COWEY Thomas and son - 1817 - 30/06/1817. Harraton Old Pit, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 33 killed, 1 survivor.

COWIE John - 1823 - 03/11/1823 – Putter. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham Explosion of gas. 57 killed of Collier Row.

COWLES Samuel - 1814 - 17/03/1814 – age 11 – Coalminer. Llewelin and Co. Pucklechurch Gloucester Fell down pit.

COWLES William - 1818 - 19/10/1818. No.10 Pit, Serridge, Gloucester. Gassed by chokedamp and fell into water and were drowned. 2 killed.

COX George - 1765 - 09/01/1765. Paulton, Somerset. Son of George Cox and Mary. His death was occasioned by falling into a Coal Pit in the parish of Timebury.

COX Thomas - 1828 - 20/11/1828 – age 55. Washington ‘I’ Pit, Washington, Durham. Explosion of gas. 15 killed.

COXON John - 1835 - 19/11/1835 – age 15 – Putter. Burdon Main, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 11 killed.

CRAGG John - 1826 - 26/8/1826 – age 14. Croft, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

CRAGGS Thomas - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 9 – Trapper. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Buried July 24.

CRAGGS Thomas - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 36 – Hewer. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Married Buried July 24.

CRAIGS James - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 13 - Wagon driver. Felling Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Buried July 13.

CRAKE Thomas - 1823 - 03/11/1823 – Putter. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 57 killed.

CRAM James * - 1828 - 22/08/1828. Benwell, Durham.

CRAMP J - 1810 - 10/10/1810. Bedworth, Durham. Died a horrible death after falling into some machinery he was trying to repair.

CRANEY Richard - 1837 - 28/07/1837. Isabella Union and Lady Pits, Mr. Curwen, Workington, Cumberland. Inrush of the sea. Many killed.

CRAVEN Joseph - 1838 - 22/04/1838 – age 7 Baildon, Yorkshire. Accidental fall in going down a shaft.

CRESWELL Caleb - 1838 - 28/11/1838 – age 12. Cinder pit, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Inrush of water. 15 killed.

CREW George - 1796 - 13/04/1796 – age 16 – Coalminer. Soundwell, Gloucester. Fell 9 fathoms down the pit.

CREW Jonathan - 1819 - 20/10/1819 – age 53. Soundwell, Gloucester. Killed in the pit.

CREW Jonathon - 1819 - 28/10/1819 – age 36 – Coalminer. Stones, Gloucester. Fell down pit.

CREW Sampson - 1795 - 28/01/1795. Warmley Pit, Charles Stibbs, Gloucester. Drown when they bored into water. 5 killed.

CRIB John - 1820 - 07/10/1820 – Collier. Kingswood, Gloucester. Was in the habit of bringing coals to this city, fell down on his return to New Church and expired in a fit of apoplexy.07/10/1820.

CRIBBINS William * - 1832 - 21/12/1832 – age 19. Harrington, Durham.

CRISTER William - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 56 - Deputy overman. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left a widow and 6 children.

CRISTER William jnr - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 17 - Crane-man. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Son of William.

CROMWELL Job - 1822 - 24/03/1822 – age 28. Camerton, Somerset Lost his life in the Coal Pit which killed him instantaneously.

CROSBY Elizabeth - 1767 - 17/03/1767. North Biddick, Durham Explosion of gas. 27 killed. Female.

CROSBY or CUSBY John - 1799 - 11/10/1799 – age 9. Lumley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

CROSBY or CUSBY John - 1799 - 11/10/1799 – age 18. Lumley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Son of William Cusby.

CROSBY or CUSBY Thomas - 1799 - 11/10/1799 – age 25. Lumley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

CROSBY or CUSBY William - 1799 - 11/10/1799 – age 36. Lumley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed. Father of John Cusby.

CROSBY Thomas - 1812 - 10/10/1812 - age 67. Harrington Mill Pit, Pensher, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

CROSBY Thomas - 1833 - 30/05/1833. Lindley, Top James Waterhouse of Lumley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

CROSER John - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 23 – Hewer. Wallsend, Northumberland Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left a widow and 2 children.

CROSSLEY Abraham - 1838 - 10/07/1838 – age 30. Northowram, Yorkshire. Fall of scale from a corve.

CROSSLEY John - 1838 - 05/07/1838 – age 16. Northowram, Yorkshire. Fall of scale from a corve, in consequence of wet weather.

CULLY Christopher - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 20 – Putter. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Buried July 17.

CULLY George - 1812 - 25/05/1812 – age 14 – Trapper. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Buried July 22.

CUMMINGS Anthony - 1836 - 28/01/1836 – age 10 – Trapper. Eppleton Hetton CoalCo Ltd., Durham. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

CUNLIFFE Edward - 1830 - 24/05/1830 - 27 – Collier. Lancashire. Killed in an explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE Edward May - 1831 – age 27 – Collier. Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 10 killed.

CUNLIFFE George - 1827 - 16/02/1827 – age 22 – Collier. Haydock and Ashtonin-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of William and Alice. Brother of William. Killed by firedamp in a coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton. 2 killed.
Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE James - 1810 - 07/10/1810 – age 3. Golborne, Lancashire. Son of John and Ann Cunliffe, engineer, Killed by accident at Engine Pit.

CUNLIFFE James - 1812 - 02/04/1812 – age 9. Haydock, Lancashire. Illegitimate son of Catherine Cunliffe, Ashton, weaver, daughter of John and Ann Cunliffe, Killed in coal pit.

CUNLIFFE James - 1831 - 18/05/1831 – age 12. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of Margaret. Killed in an explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 9 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE John - 1823 - 17/03/1823 – age 17 – Collier. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of Edward and Peggy. Burned in the fire damp. Buried St Thomas Ashton. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE Mary - 1831 - 18/05/1831 – age 14. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Daughter of Margaret and James. Killed in an explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 9 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton. Female.

CUNLIFFE Peter - 1832 - 25/09/1832 – age 14 – Collier. Lancashire. Son of William and Alice. Killed by explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 6 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE Peter - 1832 - 25/09/1832 – age 16 - Collier. Lancashire. Son of Margaret. Killed by explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 6 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE Thomas - 1831 - 18/05/1831 – age 9 – Collier. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of Margaret. Killed in an explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 9 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE Thomas - 1834 - 18/12/1834 – age 19. Son of Henry and Ann. Long Lane, Ashton, Lancashire. Death caused by explosion of gunpowder in the pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE William - 1810 - 21/12/1810 – age 25 - engineer. Parr, Lancashire. Son of John and Hannah Cunliffe. Killed in coalmine.

CUNLIFFE William - 1825 - 12/10/1825 – age 21 – Miner. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Killed falling down the pit. Buried St Thomas, Ashton.

CUNLIFFE William - 1827 - 16/02/1827 – age 17 – Collier. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of William and Alice. Brother of George. Killed by firedamp in a coal pit. 2 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CUNLIFFE William - 1833 - 29/10/1833 – age 33 – Collier. Senely Green, Lancashire. Killed in a coal pit. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

CURRY ? * - 1761 - 01/12/1761. Hartley, Durham.

CURRY George - 1813 - 28/09/1813 – age 16. Fatfield Hall Pit, Chester-le-Street, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed.

CURRY Henry - 1805 - 29/11/1805. Oxclose, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

CURRY John - 1813 - 28/09/1813 – age 13. Fatfield Hall Pit, Chester-le-Street, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed.

CURRY Mark - 1825 - 03/07/1825 – Overman. Fatfield Hall Pit, Chester-le-Street, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed.

CURRY Peter - 1743 - 28/01/1743. North Biddick, Durham. Explosion of gas. 17 Killed. Buried 18th Feb.

CURRY Robert * - 1806 - 28/03/1806 – age 60. Lillingworth, Durham.

CURRY Robert - 1821 - 19/10/1821 – age 45. Neshams, Newbottle.

CAIN Hugh - 1837 - 28/07/1837 .Isabella Union and Lady Pits, Mr. Curwen, Workington, Cumberland. Inrush of the sea. Many killed.

CURRY Thomas - 1743 - 28/01/1743. North Biddick, Durham. Explosion of gas. 17 Killed. Buried 18th Feb.

CURTIS Jacob - 1815 - 03/05/1815 – age 15. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham Inundation. 75 killed.

CUTTER James - 1837 - 23/09/1837. Messrs Trotter and Thomas, Gloucester. (Gloucester Journal).

 

 

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