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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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Pre-1840

ILAP Robert - 1821 - 23/10/1821 - age 25. Wallsend ‘A’ Pit, Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

ILES alias PRICE William - 1796 - 12/05/1796 - age 17. Cadbury Heath, Somerset. Drown in a coal pit.

ILES Edmund - 1812 - 12/07/1812 - age 10. Leonard and Co., Oldland, Somerset. Fell from landway.

ILES Joseph - 1812 - 20/01/1812 - age 49 - Coalminer. Oldland, Somerset. Buried under fall of rubbish.

ILES Lazarus - 1809 - 15/10/1809. Mr Whjittuck, Oldland, Somerset. Gassed by arising damp.

ILES Simon - 1814 - 14/07/1814 - age 28. Hanham, Bitton, Somerset. Buried by fall of rubbish and stones.

ILES William - 1790 - 28/08/1790 - age 16. Mangotsfield, Gloucester. Going into a cart in a coalpit fell 80 fathoms and died instantly.

ILLES Aaron - 1812 - 12/07/1812 - age 15 - Coalminer. Cowhorne, Kaines and Co., Oldland, Somerset. Fell down pit.

IRWIN William - 1808 - 29/11/1808 - Pitman. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

ISSAC Samuel - 1818 - 13/09/1818 - age 55. Bitton, Somerset, Killed in the pit.

ITHELLS Aaron - 1773 - 18/04/1773. Siston, Somerset. Killed in a pit.


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JACKSON - 1817 - 30/06/1817. Row, Harraton, Durham. Explosion. 35 killed. Son of William.

JACKSON Abigail - 1705 - 04/10/1705. Stony Flatt, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed. Buried Oct.4. Daughter of Joseph. Female.

JACKSON Joseph - 1705 - 04/10/1705. Stony Flatt, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed. Buried Oct.4.

JACKSON Son of William - 1817 - 30/06/1817. Harraton Old Pit, Durham. Exlosion of firedamp. 33 killed 1 survivor.

JACKSON William (survivor) - 1817 - 30/06/1817. Harraton Old Pit, Durham. Exlosion of firedamp. 33 killed 1 survivor.

JACKSON William - 1821 - 23/10/1821 - age 21. Wallsend ‘A’ Pit, Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

JACQUES John - 1812 - 24/05/1812 - age 14. Felling, Durham.

JAGGAR? * - 1839 - 29/05/1839. Worsboro' Park Pit, Yorkshire.

JAMERSON James - 1815 - 27/06/1815 - age 18. Sheriff Hill, Isabella Pit, Messrs. Lamb and Hutchinson, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of gas. 8 killed.

JAMES Charles - 1815 - 15/04/1815 - age 13. Moseley Green, Gloucester. Fell down the pit. (Glos. Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.).

JAMES David - 1838 - Collier. Dowlais Pits, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Aug. Burnt, naked lights.

JAMES Edward - 1837 - 17/06/1837 - age 20 - Collier. Gloucester. Fall of roof. (Gloucester Journal).

JAMES Henderson - 1837 - 06/12/1837 - age 30. Springwell, Lord Ravensworth, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of gas. 27 killed. Left a wife and 4 children.

JAMES James - 1832 - 18/02/1832. Bilston, Gloucester. He was being let down into a coalpit when some part of the engine giving way he fell to the bottom and was instantly killed. (Gloucester Journal).

JAMES John - 1797 - 14/10/1797. Bathurst, Mrs. Ann Pool, Gloucester Roof of pit falling on his body (Glos. Record Office D260. Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner).

JAMES Josiah - 1828 - 10/03/1828. Westbromwich, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air.

JAMES William - 1738. Brun, Craddock, Llantrisant, Glamorgan. Lowered into damp.

JAMESON Ralph - 1805 - 06/10/1805 - age 25 - Hewer. Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

JAQUES John - 1812 - 25/05/1812 - age 14 - Putter. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Buried July 17.

JAQUES William - 1812 - 25/05/1812 - age 23 - Putter. Felling, Brandling Main, Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 92 killed. Married. Buried July 28.

JARVIS William - 1820 - 15/12/1820. Sedgley, Stafford. By damp and foul airs.

JARVIS James - 1811 - 11/11/1811 - age 12. Writhlington, Somerset. Killed at the coal pits.

JAY William - 1809 - 08/01/1809 - Coalminer. Golden Valley, Bitton, Somerset. Killed in the pit.

JEAVONS - John - 1833 - 05/07/1833. Rowley, Regis, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air. 2 killed.

JEFFERIES Thomas - 1836 - 06/08/1836. Siston Hill, Toghill & Co., Somerset. Fall of roof. Remains were carried away in a sack.

JEFFREY Samuel - 1710 - 04/10/1710. Siston, Somerset. Son of Richard. Killed in a pit.

JEFFRIES Aaron - 1795 - 08/03/1795 - Pitman. Mr Stibbs, Warnley, Somerset. Killed by spindle of wheel striking him in the stomach.

JEFFRIES Daniel - 1802 - 30/07/1802 - age 37. Leonard Waters & Co., Oldland, Somerset. Killed in a pit.

JEFFRIES Edmond - 1797 - 17/08/1797. Cowhorne Hill Pit, Somerset. Killed in the pit.

JEFFRIES James - 1804 - 16/07/1804 - age 13. Mrs Peterson, Warmley, Somerset. Fell down the pit.

JEFFRIES William - 1783 - 18/09/1783. Mangotsfield, Somerset. Killed in the pit.

JENKIN William - 1836 - 06/01/1836 - age 19. Traepet, Cornwall. Of Boder Legon. Killed in mine.

JENKINS Abraham - 1802 - 07/07/1802. Densley Pit, Duke of Beaufort, Somerset. Killed by falling 20 fathoms down the pit. 2 killed.

JENKINS Ann - 1837-8 - Single woman. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Fell into coal pit. William Davies, Coroner. Female. Between Apr. 1st., and Sept. 2nd., 1839.

JENKINS David - 1837-8 - Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Crushed. William Davies, Coroner. Between Dec. 20th., 1838 and Mar 2nd., 1839. Burnt, naked lights.

JENKINS George - 1795 - 08/02/1795 - age 26 - Coalminer. Mr L Humphries, Somerset. Died of a fractured skull sustained in a coal pit.

JENKINS Jeffrey - 1830 - 03/04/1830. Wednesbury, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air.

JENKINS Jeremiah - 1805 - 01/04/1805 - age 17 - Coalminer. Independent Pit, Gloucester. Fell from the mouth of the pit about 42 fathoms to the bottom. (Glos. Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.).

JENKINS William - 1795 - 12/01/1795 - age 27 - Coalminer. Westerleigh, Somerset. Fell 24 fathoms down the pit - fractured skull.

JENKINS William - 1813 - 03/02/1813 - age 11 - Brockditch Pit, Gloucester.

JENKINS William - 1822 - 01/05/1822 - age 40 - Coalminer. Messrs. Mushett & Co., Gloucester. A quantity of coal and rubbish falling on his body. (Glos.Record Office D260 Notebook of Wm. Joyner coroner.).

JENKINS William - 1834 - 21/02/1834 - age 44. Warmley, Somerset. Accidentally killed in the pit.

JENNINGS James - 1839 - 14/10/1839 - age 11. Northowram, Yorkshire. Accidental fall down a shaft by attempting to ascend by tackling without corve.

JOBBERN Thomas - 1829 - 29/07/1829. Norton, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air.

JOBBS James * - 1806 - 28/03/1808 - age 56. Durham.

JOBLING - 1817 - 30/06/1817. Row, Harraton, Durham. Explosion. 35 killed. Son of Mary.

JOBLING Son of Mary - 1817 30/06/1817. Harraton, Old Pit, Durham. Exlosion of firedamp. 33 killed 1 survivor.

JOHN Reay - 1805 - 29/11/1805 - age 20. Oxclose, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

JOHN Reed - 1835 - 18/06/1835 - age 14 - Way-cleaner. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Brother of Percival.

JOHN Renwick - 1815 - 03/05/1815 - age 25. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inudation. 75 killed.

JOHN Storey * - 1810 - 05/10/1810 - age 29. Durham.

JOHN Thompson - 1835 - 18/06/1835 - age 14 - Rolley-driver. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed.

JOHN Willis - 1826 - 17/01/1826. Jarrow, Durham. Explosion of gas 34 killed.

JOHNS William - 1788 - 14/04/1788. Llansamlett, Swansea, Glamorgan. An explosion of gas, naked lights. 13 Killed.

JOHNSON ? - 1823 - 03/11/1823 - Putter. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 57 killed. Two brothers.

JOHNSON ? - 1838 - 15/12/1838 - Boy. Level at Pontypool, Pontypool, Monmouth Roof fall.

JOHNSON Francis - 1805 - 06/10/1805 - age 24 - Wasteman. Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 35 killed.

JOHNSON George - 1824 - 19/11/1824. Dolly Pit, Newbottle, Durham. Explosion of gas. 11 killed.

JOHNSON Henry - 1805 - 29/11/1805 - age 26. Oxclose, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

JOHNSON Jacob - 1768 - 17/02/1768. Siston, Somerset. Killed in the pit.

JOHNSON John - 1814 - 12/08/1814 - age 29. Hebburn, Durham. Explosion of gas. 11 killed.

JOHNSON John - 1821 - 23/10/1821 - age 23. Wallsend ‘A’ Pit, Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

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

JOHNSON Matthew - 1815 - 03/05/1815 - age 28. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inudation. 75 killed.

JOHNSON Ralph - 1805 - 29/11/1805 - age 22. Oxclose, Durham. Explosion of gas. 39 killed.

JOHNSON Richard * - 1801 - 25/09/1801 - age 50. Durham.

JOHNSON Richard - 1795 - 09/11/1795 - Coalminer. Mangotsfield, Somerset. Fell down a pit while in a state of intoxifacation.

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

JOHNSON Thomas - 1817 - 05/01/1817 - Coalminer. Castle and Co., Bitton, Somerset. Fell down pit due to breaking of rope.

JOHNSON Thomas - 1833 - 10/08/1833. Kingswinsford, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air. 2 killed.

JOHNSON William - 1795 - 28/12/1795 - age 37. Starveall, Bristol, Somerset. Fell down pit due to breaking of rope. 2 killed.

JOHNSON William - 1821 - 23/10/1821 - age 26. Wallsend ‘A’ Pit, Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

JOHNSON William - 1835 - 18/06/1835 - age 47 - Sinker. Wallsend, Northumberland. Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left a widow and 2 children.

JOHNSON William - 1839 - 01/06/1839 - age 20. Lodge Pit, Brain and Co., Kingswood, Gloucester. Drowned in the pit which flooded. It took 3 months to recover the bodies. 9 killed.

JOHNSON William - 1839 - 27/05/1839 - age 20. Kingswood, Messrs. Braine and Co, Kingswood, Somerset. Explosion of gas. 10 killed.

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

JONES Edward - 1838 - 28/11/1838 - age 33. Cinder pit, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Inrush of water. 15 killed.

JONES Henry - 1836 - 10/02/1836. Level at Blaenavon, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Fall of a large stone. 3 killed?.

JONES Henry - 1838 - 28/11/1838 - age 15. Cinder pit, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Inrush of water. 15 killed.

JONES Hugh - 1839. Unknown, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Burnt, naked lights.

JONES Isaac - 1835 - 11/06/1835. Level at Pontypool, Pontypool, Monmouth. Fall of a clot.

JONES Isaac - 1837-8 - Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Burnt. William Davies, Coroner. Between June 18th. and Sept.18th., 1838.

JONES Isaac - 1838. Unknown, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Burnt, naked lights.

JONES J - 1839. Unknown, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. Burnt, naked lights.

JONES J jnr - 1788 - 14/04/1788. Llansamlett, Swansea, Glamorgan. An explosion of gas, naked lights. 13 Killed.

JONES J sen - 1788 - 14/04/1788. Llansamlett, Swansea, Glamorgan. An explosion of gas, naked lights. 13 Killed.

JONES John (1) - 1807 - 07/04/1807. Mostyn, Flint. The fire (explosion) took place and the mass burial of 24 men took place the next day Five days later, another two men who died from their wounds were buried. All men were noted as residents of Tre Mostyn. Buried on April 8th, 1807. "Burnt in Mostyn Colliery April 7, 1807 by a Noxious vapor called the Fire Damp".

JONES John (2) - 1807 - 07/04/1807. Mostyn, Flint. The fire (explosion) took place and the mass burial of 24 men took place the next day Five days later, another two men who died from their wounds were buried. All men were noted as residents of Tre Mostyn. Buried on April 8th, 1807. "Burnt in Mostyn Colliery April 7, 1807 by a Noxious vapor called the Fire Damp".

JONES John - 1818 - 07/10/1818. Rowley, Regis, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air.

JONES John - 1837-8 - Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Burnt in firedamp. William Davies, Coroner, Between Dec. 20th., 1838 and Mar 2nd., 1839.

JONES John - 1837-8 - Miner. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Crushed in level. William Davies, Coroner. Between Apr. 1st., and Sept. 2nd., 1839.

JONES John - 1838 - 28/11/1838 - age 38. Cinder pit, Blaenavon, Monmouth. Inrush of water. 15 killed.

JONES Matthew - 1818 - 08/05/1818. Bilston, Stafford. Explosion of sulphorous air.

JONES Samuel - 1811 - 21/09/1811 - age 14. Llewellins’s, Pucklechurch, Gloucester. Killed falling down the pit.

JONES T. - 1788 - 14/04/1788. Llansamlett, Swansea, Glamorgan. An explosion of gas, naked lights. 13 Killed. Father of 2 J’s.

JONES Thomas - 1754 - 30/09/1754. Iton, Acton, Gloucester. Killed falling down the pit.

JONES Thomas - 1837 - 07/12/1837 - age 20. Nantyglo, Mr. Bailey, Blaina, Monmouth. Explosion of gas . 7 killed.

JONES William - 1837-8 - Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan. Crushed. William Davies, Coroner, Between Dec. 26th., 1837 and June 14th., 1838.

JONES William - 1838 - 30/09/1838 - age 27. Ludlow's Pit, Radstock, Somerset. Killed falling down pit.

JONES Thomas - 1807 - 07/04/1807. Mostyn, Flint. The fire (explosion) took place and the mass burial of 24 men took place the next day. Five days later, another two men, who died from their wounds, were buried. All men were noted as residents of Tre Mostyn. Buried on April 8th, 1807. "Burnt in Mostyn Colliery April 7, 1807 by a Noxious vapor called the Fire Damp".

JORDAN Edward - 1705 - 04/10/1705. Stony Flatt, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed. Buried Oct.10.

JORDAN Leonard - 1705 - 04/10/1705 - Stony Flatt, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed. Buried Oct.5.

JORDAN Richard - 1838 - 13/01/1838 - age 18. Coalpit, Heath Railway, Kingswood, Gloucester. Running waggons down an incline at Coalpit Heath colliery in icy weather, was thrown off and sustained injuries of which he later died.

JOSEPH William * - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham.

JUKES Sarah - 1838 - 04/07/1838 - age 8. Huskar, Moorside Pit, Mr. R.C. Clarke, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Flooding of the workings by a violent storm. 33 killed. Female.

 

 

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