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1840 - 1854
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Date Name Age Colliery How Caused
07- May -1840 Daniel Shay 9 Clay Cross Fell into the sump drowned
04- Jun -1840 Thomas Street 13 Shipley Fell down the shaft
12- Jun -1840 John Staley 30 Cartwright Colliery, Swadlincote
Ignition of methane
10- Sep -1840 Swindell   Swadlincote Material fell down the shaft
10- Sep -1840 Samuel Steward   Swadlincote [new] Fall of roof
00- Nov -1840 Francis Cowper   Clay Cross Fall of coal
00- Dec -1840 Joseph Crich 19 Shipley Fall of coal
12- Feb -1841 Alfred Blount 12 Moreley Park Drawn over pulley wheel
12- Feb -1841 Samuel Pepperday   Codnor
Drawn over pulley wheel
12- Feb -1841 Jason Wild 32 Codnor Fell down the shaft
16- Mar -1841 Joseph Smith   Codnor Fell down the shaft
29- Apr -1841 Isaac Harrop   Marple Fell down the shaft
03- Sep -1841 Unnamed   Tupton Rope broke
08- Jun -1841 William Wainwright   Moreley Park Fall of roof
16- Sep -1841 George Radford 9 Kilburn Kicked by a pony
14- Oct -1841 George Albinson 42 Chisworth Fall of coal
24- Nov -1841 Fox   Clay Cross Fell down the shaft
10- Jan -1842 William Machin   Codnor Rope broke
10- Jan -1842 Abraham Bond   Codnor Rope broke
13- Jun -1842 Alfred Widdowson   Codnor Run over by wagons
12- Jan -1843 John Baker 9 Shipley Fell down the shaft
22- Jun -1843 William Gregory 16 Ilkeston Fall of roof
28- Jun -1843 Wilfred Noon   Coppice Explosion of methane
28- Jun -1843 Archibald Bestwick   Coppice Explosion of methane
28- Jun -1843 John Holmes   Coppice Explosion of methane
28- Jun -1843 James Draper   Coppice Explosion of methane
30- Jun -1843 William Wragg 22 Codnor Fell down the shaft
15- Sep -1843 John Hart   Stanton Timber fell down the shaft
16- Sep -1843 William Stone   Kilburn Chain fell down the shaft
25- Oct -1843 Francis Parkin   Denby Fell down the shaft
21- Nov -1843 John Richards   Ilkeston Fall of coal
31- Jan -1844 Joseph Goodwin 20 Comber Fell down the shaft
29- Feb -1844 Samuel Weston 14 Old Loscoe Fell down the shaft
19- Mar -1844 Joseph Parker 27 White House Fell down the shaft
28- Jun -1844 Charles Pritchard 22 Stanton Explosion of methane 24-06
23- Sep -1844 John Simms 71 Riddings Run over by wagons surface
25- Sep -1844 Luke Thorpe 17 Shipley Fell down the shaft
09- Oct -1844 Reuben Flint   Loscoe Explosion of methane
09- Oct -1844 Oliver Wardle   Loscoe Explosion of methane
10- Oct -1844 George Allen 12 Loscoe Explosion of methane 09- Oct -
19- Feb -1845 John Maskerey 47 Dronfield Fall of roof
19- Feb -1845 Alfred Hodgson   Moor Hole Inrush of water
26- Feb -1845 Ephraim Aldridge 14 Clay Cross Run over by wagons 03- Feb -45
29- May -1845 Charles Allen 10 Old Loscoe Fell down the shaft
23- Jul -1845 Adam Shelton 20 Pentrich Fall of roof
28- Oct -1845 Joseph Mills   Morley Park Fall of roof 12- Aug -1845
11- Nov -1845 Holdsfield   Dronfield Bucket fell down the shaft
11- Nov -1845 Joseph Corner   Dronfield Bucket fell down the shaft
21- Nov -1845 George Spencer 16 Pentrich Hammer fell down the shaft
21- Aug -1846 John Shaw 15 Stanton Caught in Whimsey engine
24- Aug -1846 Thomas Parkin 42 Denby Fell down the shaft
20- Oct -1846 Gundy boy   Clay Cross Fell down the shaft
06- Nov -1846 Thomas Johnson 10 Eckington Fell down the shaft
23- Nov -1846 John Lancashire 46 Ripley Fall of roof
08-Jan-1847 Thomas Gascoigne   Codnor Injury to Abdomen
12- Feb -1847 William Hartshorn 17 West Hallam Coal fell down the shaft
21- Mar -1847 Charles Hepworth   Lings Fell down the shaft
30- Mar -1847 Joseph Walters   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 John Large   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 William Bagnall   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 William Chamberlayne   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 George Bakewell   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 Edward Baker   Church Rope broke
30- Mar -1847 Unnamed   Church Rope broke
03- Apr -1847 Unnamed   Church Rope broke 30- Mar -1847
26- May -1847 Charles Owen 15 Eckington Coal fell down the shaft
01- Jun -1847 John moon   Marehay Fell down  the shaft
05- Jul -1847 Joshua Short   Heanor Fell down  the shaft
07- Aug -1847 James Ratcliffe   Heanor Overwind on Whimsey wheel
13- Oct -1847 Joseph Kirkland 21 Clay Cross Explosion of methane 04 -10
27- Dec -1847 William Barks 11 Shipley Fell down the shaft
03- Mar -1849 Boy   Tibshelf Fall of roof
00- Nov -1849 Enoch Moor 14 Shipley Crushed by tubs
15- Nov -1849 John Fretwell 40 Shipley Fall of roof 18- Oct -1849
15- Nov -1849 Edward Mee 14 Heanor Fell down the shaft 14- Nov -49
18- Nov -1849 William Betts   9 Heanor Fell down the shaft 14- Nov -49


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Date

Name

Age

Colliery

How Caused

00- May -1850 John Roper 15 Ripley Fell down  the shaft
25- Jun -1850 John Aram
Cotmanhay Fall of roof
00- Jul -1850 Moses Aram 19 Ilkeston area Fall of coal
05- Dec -1850 Gervase Broughton
Staveley Fell into winding machinery
16- Dec -1850 John Copestake
Shipley Fall of roof
21- Dec -1850 William Fletcher
Butterley Park
Fall of roof
17- Jan -1851 Israel Platts
Mosboro Moor Explosion of methane
25- Jan -1851 William Hoole
Butterley Park Fell down the shaft
00- Feb -1851 John Woodhouse
Loscoe Crushed by wagons
24- Feb -1851 George Price      boy
Staveley Fall of coal
01- Mar -1851 George Wagstaff   boy
Codnor Fell down  the shaft
10- Apr -1851 Samuel Straw
Shipley Fall of roof
05- Aug -1851 Joseph Clark
Clay Cross Explosion of methane
08- Aug -1851 Christopher Newton
Shipley Explosion of methane
08- Aug -1851 John Davis
Shipley Explosion of methane
10- Oct -1851 Christopher Butcher
Tapton Fall of coal
20- Oct -1851 James England
Swanwick Hit by an iron bar
02- Mar -1852 John Barton {Bowler} 35 Butterley park Fall of roof
04- Mar -1852 George Wallis 13 Butterley park Run over by a wagon
15- Mar -1852 William Hind
Cotes Park Explosion of methane
19- Apr -1852 John Bacon
Marehay Fell down  the shaft
19- Apr -1852 Hamlet Smith
Marehay Fell down  the shaft
12- Jun -1852 John Skerrimore
Butterley park Fell down  the shaft
13- Jun -1852 Thomas Dewsnap
Whaley Bridge Fall of roof
19- Jun -1852 John Skermer 44 Codnor Crushed by the cage
10- Jul -1852 William Hodgkinson
Staveley Fall of roof
15- Jul -1852 John Gibson
Pinxton Explosion of methane
16- Jul -1852 John Lacey 40 Rutland Fell down the shaft
17- Jul -1852 Abraham Cook
Cotmanhay Fall of roof
17- Jul -1852 Abraham Bostock  boy
Cotmanhay Fall of roof
06- Aug -1852 Henry Swift
Morley Park Explosion of methane
16- Aug -1852 Thomas Houghton
Pinxton Fall of roof
29- Sep -1852 Francis Purdy
Morley Park Fall of coal
05- Oct -1852 John Allen
Loscoe Pit rope broke
05- Oct -1852 Samuel Milward
Loscoe Pit rope broke
10- Oct -1852 John Sisson
Cotmanhay Fell down the shaft
12- Oct -1852 Richard Wheatley
Grassmoor Powder blast
04- Nov -1852 John Warren
Upper Birchwood Fall of coal
13- Nov -1852 Daniel Ridgway
Staveley Fall of coal
17- Nov -1852 Henry Sawyer
West Hallam Fell down the shaft
26- Nov -1852 James Taylor boy
Cotes Park Explosion of methane
01- Dec -1852 John Barksby boy
Butterley Park Fell down the shaft
17- Dec -1852 Thomas Green 21 Granville Fall of roof
25- Dec -1852 William Lockie
Staveley Pit rope broke
25- Dec -1852 John Whileman
Staveley Pit rope broke
27- Dec -1852 John Pickering boy
Stanton Crushed by tubs
31- Dec -1852 William Staley
Stanton Fall of coal
21- Jan -1853 John Barton boy
New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Naylor boy
New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Richard Bright boy
New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 John Greaves boy
New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Charles Greaves 38 New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Thomas Waterhouse 26 New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Joshua Naylor 20 New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Richard Wright 20 New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 Robert Robinson 26 New Cottam Pit chain broke
21- Jan -1853 John Barton 18 New Cottam Pit chain broke
11- Feb -1853 James Marples
Eckington Fall of coal
05- Mar -1853 Joseph Street
Gresley Wood Run over by wagon on surface
21- Apr -1853 Richard Badkin 21 Church Gresley Fell down the shaft
00- Mar -1853 Thomas Bennett
Brampton Explosion of gunpowder
00- Mar -1853 John Davidson
Brimmington Fall of roof
26- Apr -1853 F C Taylor boy
Butterley Park Run over by tubs
27- Apr -1853 J Farnsworth boy
Clay Cross Fell down the shaft
13- May -1853 George Rogers
Speedwell Fall of roof
16- Jun -1853 William Siddalls
Gresley Wood Fall of coal
26- Jul -1853 John Hunt
Pentrich Fall of roof
16- Sep -1853 George Hobson boy
Speedwell Fell down the shaft
08- Nov -1853 William Scott
Staveley Fell down the shaft
10- Dec -1853 John Bundley boy 8 Morley Park Fell down the shaft
28- Dec -1853 Jediah Key 20-12
Morley Park Bruised by corves Lockjaw
02- Jan -1854 Anthony Slater
Clay Cross Coal fell down shaft
07- Jan -1854 Francis Mycroft 11 Cotes Park Fell down the shaft
13- Jan -1854 Robert Dawes
Ling’s Fall of coal
25- Jan -1854 Thomas Scott
Staveley Corve fell down the shaft
17- Feb -1854 William Cooper
Church Gresley Fall of roof
13- Mar -1854 George Gregory
Mosbro’ Moor Fall of coal
16- Mar -1854 Henry Gott
Staveley Suffocated by methane
16- Mar -1854 George Shaw
Staveley Suffocated by
21- Mar -1854 John Black
New Main Fall of roof
27- Mar -1854 Benjamin Sturgess
Moira Crushed by the cage
01- Apr -1854 James Mallinder boy
Hopewell Crushed by tubs
01- May -1854 Noah Straw
South Normanton Suffocated
03- Jun -1854 John Marriott
Brands Fell down the shaft
28- Jun -1854 Samuel Smith
Swadlincote Fell down the shaft
31- Jul -1854 Joseph Dakin boy
Clay Cross Crushed by corves
01- Aug -1854 Thomas Gregory
West Hallam Fell down the shaft
02- Oct -1854 Patrick Tobin 22 Hasland Fell down the shaft
02- Oct -1854 Boy
West Hallam Fell down the shaft
07- Oct -1854 Thomas Mellorship
Marehay Crushed by the cage
20- Oct -1854 Thomas Calladine
Bailey Brook Crushed by the cage
22- Nov -1854 Paul Dent
Stanton Explosion of methane
22- Nov -1854 John Tyers
Stanton Explosion of methane
30- Nov -1854 George Musson
Staveley Fall of roof
31- Nov -1854 James Short
Dore Coal fell down  the shaft
07- Dec -1854 John Brooks
Clay Cross Crushed by tubs
19- Dec -1854 Charles Nuttleton
Clay Cross Fell down the shaft
22- Dec -1854 John Davis
Dunstead Fell down the shaft
09- Jan -1855 George Starbuck
Rutland Timber fell down  the shaft
10- Jan -1855 John Machin 14 Tibshelf Fell down the shaft
10- Jan -1855 Thomas Radford
New Main Fall of roof
13- Jan -1855 George Siddall
Staveley Boiler burst underground
13- Jan -1855 James Gascoigne
Staveley Boiler burst underground
14- Feb -1855 John Riley boy
Staveley Crushed by the cage
19- Apr -1855 John Wain boy
Morley Park Fall of roof
29- May -1855 Samuel Brailsford
Clay Cross Fall of coal
20- Jun -1855 Charles Mitchell
Bird Holme Fell down the shaft
22- Jun -1855 William Pendleton
Clay Cross Fall of roof
26- Jun -1855 Samuel Smith
Rutland Fall of coal
26- Jun -1855 William Parkes
Tapton Fall of coal
31- Jul -1855 George Wilmot
Hartshay Fell down the shaft
08- Aug -1855 Samuel Wheatley
Kilburn Fall of roof
01- Sep -1855 John Parker
Clay Cross Crushed by the cage
06- Sep -1855 James Beresford boy
Clay Cross Run over by tubs
29- Sep -1855 Anthony Dawes
Cotes Park Explosion of methane
12- Oct -1855 William Searson
Butterley Park Crushed by the cage
15- Oct -1855 Bartholomew Newton
Hollingwood Crushed by tubs
01- Nov -1855 James Salisbury
Hollingwood Fall of coal
08- Nov -1855 Edward Rowbottom
Moira Crushed by the cage
26- Nov -1855 George Holmes 22 Hallam Field Corve fell down  the shaft
26- Nov -1855 George Machin 13 Butterley Park Fall of roof
30- Nov -1855 Samuel Granger 35 New Main Fall of roof
03- Dec -1855 Samuel Cooper 37 Clay Cross Fall of coal
12- Dec -1855 Thomas Bostock boy 10 Rutland Fell down the shaft
14- Dec -1855 Patrick O’Neal 13 Hollingwood Crushed by wagon on surface
21- Dec -1855 Thomas Wagstaff 28 Ormonde Caught in machinery


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