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Ian Winstanley

Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain

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Pre-1840

NASH James - Oct - 1821 – Ebenezer, West Bromwich, Stafford Fall of coal and ironstone. 6 killed.

NASH John - 1836 - 15/09/1836 – age 24. New Pit, Timsbury, Somerset Killed at the pit.

NAYLOR John - 1810 - 06/09/1810 – age 18 – Labourer. Haydock, Lancashire. Son of Edmund and Peggy Naylor, Killed by coal waggon.

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

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

NEVIL George - 1794 - 12/06/1794. Harraton, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.

NEWBILL John - 1815 - 03/05/1815 – age 37. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inundation. 75 killed.

NEWBY Thomas - 1736 - 14/06/1936. Washington, Durham.

NEWHILL John - 1815 - 03/05/1815 – age 37. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inundation. 75 killed.

NEWTON George - 1836 - 28/01/1836 – age 40. Eppleton, Hetton Coal Co Ltd., Durham. Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

NEWTON Matthew - 1826 - 30/05/1826 – age 41. Townley Main, Townley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 34 killed.

NEWTON 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.

NIBLETT Samuel - 1838 – 29/01/1838 – age 22 – Regulator. Gloucester.  They were descending the pit about six o'clock in the morning, and having gone down a few yards, the rope suddenly broke (as it is supposed from a sudden jerk caused by its slipping owing to frost,) and they were precipitated to the bottom of the pit, a distance of 75 yards. Four killed (Gloucester Journal).

NICHOL Robert - 1838 - 24/10/1838 – age 41. Lowca, John pit H, Curwen, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Explosion of gas. 40 killed. Left a wife and child.

NICHOLAS John - 1715 - 22/06/1715. Serridge, Westerleigh. Fell into the pit.

NICHOLLS Thomas - 1831 - 20/09/1831. Willington, High Pit, Durham. Explosion. Left widow and 5 children. 11 killed.

NICHOLS John - 1705 - 23/05/1705. Serridge, Gloucester.  He fell into a coal pit.

NICHOLS John snr - 1705 - 23/05/1705. Serridge, Gloucester.  He fell into a coal pit.

NICHOLS Thomas - 1831 - 20/09/1831. High Pit, Willington, Durham. Explosion of gas. 5 killed.

NICHOLSON Lancelot - 1815 - 03/05/1815 – age 29. Heaton Main, Newcastle, Durham. Inundation. 75 killed.

NIGHTINGALE William - 1830 - 07/07/1830. West Bromwich, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air. 3 killed.

NOBLE Job - 1761 - 27/12/1761. Siston. Son of Richard and Ann. Brains dashed out by falling into a coal pit.

NOBLE William - 1813 - 28/09/1813 – age 7. Fatfield, Hall Pit, Chester-le-Street, Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed.

NOCK John - 1823 - 28/08/23. Darlaston, Stafford. Explosion of sulphurous air. 4 killed.

NOOTH William - 1797 - 07/03/1797. Timsbury, Somerset. Killed in a coal work. 2 killed.

NORMAN Isaac - 1772 - 01/08/1772. Nettlebridge, Somerset. Killed by falling down the air pit in attempting to get out. It appeared that he and two others having resolved not to work as long as the usual hours of being drawn out of the pit rashly attempted to climb out of the air hole which is 45 perpendicular yards. When he had reached within 8 yards of the top being the hindmost of the three he missed his hold, fell to the bottom and was dashed to pieces. The other two got out safe.

NORMAN John - 1821 - 23/10/1821 – age 30. Wallsend, ‘A’ Pit, Russell’s Colliery, Wallsend, Northumberland, Explosion of gas. 52 killed.

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

NORMAN Moses - 1833 - 05/11/1833 – age 27. Tyning Coal work, Radstock, Somerset. Killed by the bursting of the engine boiler.

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

NORTON Edward - 1812 - 10/10/1812 – age 25. Harrington, Mill Pit, Pensher, Durham. Explosion of gas 28 killed.


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OATES Henry - 1839 - 26/04/1839. Tong, Yorkshire. Accidental fall down an old shaft. Afterwards filled up at request of jury.

OLDFIELD Thomas - 1838 - 09/10/1838 – age 48. Northowram, Yorkshire. Accidental fall in going down a shaft in consequence of machinery being out of gear. No blame.

OLIVER? - 1833 - 09/05/1833 – Boy. Speingwell B, Durham. Explosion of gas 47 killed. Father of James.

OLIVER George - 1813 - 28/09/1813 – age 51. Fatfield, Hall Pit. Chester-le-Street Durham. Explosion of firedamp. 30 killed.

OLIVER George - 1837 - 06/12/1837 – Boy. Springwell, Lord Ravensworth, Gateshead, Durham. Explosion of gas. 27 killed. Survivor.

OLIVER James - 1833 - 09/05/1833 – Boy. Springwell B, Durham. Explosion of gas 47 killed.

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

ORD George - 1841 - 05/08/1841 – age 17 – Flatman (a term similar to or in place of Craneman). Thornley, Durham. Explosion of gas. 9 killed.

ORD John - 1823 - 03/11/1823 – Hewer. Plain Pit, Rainton, Durham. Explosion of gas. 57 killed. Of Middle Rainton.

OSBORNE George - 1816 - 02/09/1816. Castle and Co., St George. Killed by stone falling on his body.

OUGHTON Robert * - 1827 - 20/07/1927. Charles Pit, Lumley, Durham.

OVINGTON Christopher jnr. - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – Putter. Wallsend, Northumberland, Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Son of Christopher.

OVINGTON Christopher sen. - 1835 - 18/06/1835 – age 67. Door-keeper, Wallsend, Northumberland, Explosion of gas. 102 killed. Left a widow and 5 children.

OWEN John - 1831 - 19/05/1831 – age 13. Haydock and Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. Son of Martha and Ralph. Killed in an explosion of inflammable air in a coal pit. 9 killed. Buried St Thomas Ashton.

OWEN John - 1837-age 8 – Labourer. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan Crushed by fall. William Davies, Coroner. Between Dec. 20th., 1838 and Mar 2nd., 1839.

OWEN Richard - 1837- age 8 – Collier. District of Merthyr, Glamorgan Burnt. William Davies, Coroner. Between Dec. 26th., - 1837 and June 14th., 1838.

OWEN Thomas May, - 1831 – age 20 – Collier. Haydock, Lancashire. Explosion of gas. 10 killed.

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

 

 

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