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1856 - 1862
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Date Name Age Colliery How Caused
02 - Feb -1856 R, Hannibal 26 Denby Fall of roof
05 - Feb -1856 Joseph Swann 41 Forty Horse Explosion of methane 24-01
05 - Mar -1856 T, Henshaw 30 Pinxton Fell out of cage
08 - Mar -1856 John Sampson 59 Staveley Fall of roof
18 - Mar -1856 Joseph Haywood 37 Clay Cross Fall of roof
19 - Mar -1856 E Watson 32 Tibshelf Fall of roof
02 - Apr -1856 David Foulds 46 Brands Coal fell down  the shaft
08 - Apr -1856 George Clay 13 Heath Fell down the shaft
16 - Apr -1856 R, Kidger 67 Tapton Fall of coal
04 - Jun -1856 J, Ratler 22 Langley Fall of coal
09 - Jun -1856 J, Coke 31 Whittington Boiler burst
18 - Jun -1856 Thomas French 12 Springwell Fell down the shaft
01 - Jul -1856 B, Routledge 30 Clay Cross Fall of roof
02 - Aug -1856 Thomas Jones 12 Sandiacre area Caught in winding engine
15 - Aug -1856 William Wagstaff 28 Highfield Bricks fell down the shaft
15 - Aug -1856 Edward Radford 30 Highfield Bricks fell down the shaft
17 - Sep -1856 G, Bridges 26 Denby Fall of roof
18 - Sep -1856 Thomas Burnham 43 Britain Fall of coal
30 - Oct -1856 G, Grey 23 Hollingwood Crushed by tubs
07 - Nov -1856 Joseph Wells 31 Barlborough Fell down the shaft
22 - Nov -1856 J, Gough 13 Birdholme Fell down the shaft
01 - Dec -1856 J, Borth 22 Pinxton Fall of coal
12 - Dec -1856 J, Thompson 26 Hasland Fall of roof
13 - Dec -1856 Joseph Bradley 69 Grassmoor
Fall of earth sinking  the shaft Aly
13 - Dec -1856 W, Fletcher 25 Grassmoor Fall of earth sinking  the shaft
25 - Jan -1857 William Farmer 12 Moira Run over by tubs
21 - Feb -1857 Robert Clamp 28 Church Gresley Fall of coal
25 - Feb -1857 Joseph Radford 12 Wingfield Fell down the shaft
04 - Mar -1857 T, Pendleton 24 Ingmanwell Overcome by blackdamp
09 - Mar -1857 John Starbuck 46 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Abraham Starbuck 43 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Abraham Starbuck jun. 13 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Thomas Henshaw 15 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Thomas Hart   Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 John Purdy 36 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Joseph Fowkes 20 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Job Richardson 21 Shipley Explosion of methane
09 - Mar -1857 Thomas Hart   Shipley Explosion of methane
07 - Apr -1857 J, Cresswell 31 Denby Fall of roof
11 - May -1857 R Walley 22 Bretby Fall of roof
29 - Aug -1857 R, Nichols 13 Moira Run over by tubs
21 - Sep -1857 W, Boot 16 Clay Cross Run over by tubs
02 - Oct -1957 William Clayton 28 Renishaw Park Fell down the shaft
05 - Oct -1857 George Gyte 23 Ripley Explosion of methane
10 - Oct -1857 William Walters 38 Ripley Explosion of methane
10 - Oct -1857 S, Shooter 14 Ripley Explosion of methane
10 - Oct -1857 W, Bullock 24 Ripley Explosion of methane
10 - Oct -1857 W, Bunting 30 Ripley Explosion of methane
10 - Oct -1857 H,Hiving 14 Ripley Explosion of methane
06 - Nov -1857 J, Carter 28 Birchwood Fall of coal
15 - Nov -1857 D, Cooper u/m 30 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 James Cooper visitor 22 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 A, Scott 43 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 Joel Walters 56 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 Thomas Watson 40 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 William Trueman 37 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 George Wagstaff 34 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 William Chapman 64 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 Roland Foulles 37 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 George Trueman 33 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 Thomas Scott 16 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
15 - Nov -1857 Joseph Corn 33 Hollingwood Fumes from fire
07 - Dec -1857 S, Navis 27 Highfield Fell down the shaft
06 - Jan -1858 Francis Senior 19 Killamarsh Rope breaking
06 - Jan -1858 John Senior 21 Killamarsh Rope breaking
06 - Jan -1858 William Senior 28 Killamarsh Rope breaking
06 - Jan -1858 R Turton 20 Killamarsh Rope breaking
18 - Jan -1858 E, Johnson 30 Clay Cross Rope breaking
18 - Jan -1858 J, Vardy 20 Clay Cross Rope breaking
18 - Jan -1858 J, Green 19 Clay Cross Rope breaking
18 - Jan -1858 R, Stones 18 Clay Cross Rope breaking
20 - Jan -1858 S, Haywood 14 Denby       Crushed by tubs
19 - Feb -1858 W, Green 24 Bennerley Fall of roof
22 - Feb -1858 J, Knighton 24 Clay Cross Fall of roof
24 - Feb -1858 S, Bannister 25 Clay Cross Fall of archings
27 - Feb -1858 S, Bowmer 25 Morley Park Fall of roof
19 - Apr -1858 J Sheldon 28 Stanton Overwind
21 - Apr -1858 V, Shaw 21 Clay Cross Fall of roof
02 - Jun -1858 James Lycett 20 Coates Park Overwind
02 - Jun -1858 R, Noakes 14 Coates Park Overwind
18 - Aug -1858 J, Kenny 14 Clay Cross Fall of roof
24 - Aug -1858 J, Knighton 23 Pinxton Object fell down  the shaft
11 - Sep -1858 J Parker 12 Stanton Fall of roof
01 - Oct -1858 T Draper 48 Swadlincote Fall of roof
12 - Dec -1858 Francis Poulson 37 Pinxton Fall of roof
02 - Feb -1859 W Pickering 14 Granville Fall of coal
05 - Feb -1859 J, Barnett 14 Newbold Fell down the shaft
19 - Mar -1859 W, Shaw 15 Rutland Fall of coal
05 - Apr -1859 J, Pick 60 Brands Fall of roof
18 - Apr -1859 J, Taylor 14 Denby Fall of roof
14 - May -1859 William Ellis 37 Cotmanhay Fall of roof
14 - May -1859 William Cook 21 Cotmanhay Fall of roof
16 - Jun -1859 W Williamson 15 Gresley Wood Fall of coal
25 - Jun -1859 G, Crawshaw 12 Chisworth Run over by tubs
29 - Jun -1859 A, Chapman 29 Highfield Fall of roof
08 - Sep -1859 Naboth Kirkby 19 Mos’boro Moor Fell down the shaft
08 - Sep -1859 Hugh Bird 17 Mos’boro Moor N Kirkby fell on him in the shaft
08 - Sep -1859 H Stenson 17 Mos’boro Moor Overcome by smoke from a fire
08 - Sep -1859 C Meggit 17 Mos’boro Moor Overcome by smoke from a fire
16 - Sep -1859 J Cousins 19 Eckington Spanner fell down the shaft
24 - Sep -1859 J Sharat 30 Granville Fall of coal
04 - Oct -1859 J, Cross 27 Carnfield Fell down the shaft
04 - Oct -1859 H, Woodcock 30 Staveley Hit by the cage
08 - Nov -1859 J, Newton 39 Staveley Fell out the cage
08 - Nov -1859 T Thorpe 36 Staveley Fell out the cage
30 - Nov -1859 T, McHugh 34 Staveley Fall of roof
01 - Dec -1859 Jeremiah Farmer 41 Swadlincote
Explosion of methane In Memory Jeremiah
14 - Dec -1859 T, Reeds 17 Alma Run over by tubs


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Date Name Age Colliery How Caused
13 - Jan -1860 A, Tracey 28 Shipley Fall of coal
26 - Jan -1860 George Foster 24 Britain Coal fell down  the shaft
07 - Feb -1860 J, Wood 35 Cotes Park Fall of roof
22 - Feb -1860 John Armstrong 32 Staveley Fell down the shaft
26 - Feb -1860 Charles Beadnall 13 Pentrich Fall in a roadway
09 - Mar -1860 S Hobson 66 Mos’boro Moor Mos’boro Moor
31 - Mar -1860 S, Condie 32 Hollingwood Fall of roof
07 - Apr -1860 Patrick Kenney 35 Hollingwood Run over by tubs
17 - Apr -1860 G, Cuffing 26 Hollingwood Fall of coal
18 - May -1860 R Carr 28 Clay Cross Shotfiring  accident
15 - Jun -1860 Stephen Buckland 29 Clay Cross Fall in a roadway
19 - Jun -1860 John Wall 22 Birchwood Fall of roof
02 - Jul -1860 W, Barker 14 Butterley Run over by tubs
21 - Jul -1860 J, Elliott 28 Swanwick Hit by a Capstan arm
03 - Aug -1860 J, Lathom 30 New Main Fall of coal
31 - Aug -1860 G, Rogers 50 Heath Fall of coal
03 - Sep -1860 John Annable 20 Kilburn Fell from the cage
03 - Sep -1860 John Daykin 18 Kilburn Fell from the cage
03 - Sep -1860 W, Shaw 15 Kilburn Fell from the cage
03 - Sep -1860 J, Beresford 14 Kilburn Fell from the cage
21 - Sep -1860 Samuel Needham 36 Newbold Broken chain Fell down  the shaft
21 - Sep -1860 J, Needham 11 Newbold Broken chain Fell down  the shaft
21 - Sep -1860 John Collis 16 Newbold Broken chain Fell down  the shaft
21 - Sep -1860 R, Howarth 16 Newbold Broken chain Fell down  the shaft
26 - Sep -1860 J, Ward 30 Sheepbridge Hit by a connecting rod
02 - Oct -1860 J, Taylor 15 Chisworth Run over by tubs
16 - Oct -1860 Paul Sanders 24 Swanwick Fall of coal
25 - Oct -1860 Michael Hoyland 23 Springwell Fell down the shaft off a cradle
23 - Nov -1860 G, Oakam 24 West Staveley Fall of coal
05 - Dec -1860 J, Owen 65 Hollingwood Explosion of gunpowder
05 - Dec -1860 J, Smith 37 Hollingwood Explosion of gunpowder
05 - Dec -1860 John Ball 28 Hollingwood Explosion of gunpowder
19 - Dec -1860 W, Greensmith 32 Avenue Fall of roof
11 - Jan -1861 John Wileman 30 Moira Wood fell down  the shaft
22 - Jan -1861 James Potts 26 Ludworth Fell down the shaft
31 - Jan -1861 John Brown 22 Butterley Park Fall of roof
06 - Feb -1861 John Brown 22 Renishaw Park Crushed by the cage
12 - Feb -1861 John Lee 17 Palmerston Fall of coal
04 - Mar -1861 H Milward 28 Kilburn Fall of coal
20 - Mar -1861 John Lynam 28 Clay Cross No 2 Fall of roof
28 - Mar -1861 John Prince 16 Loscoe Crushed by tubs
27 - Apr -1861 F Wardley 25 Renishaw Park Fall of roof
30 - Apr -1861 Thomas Chambers 15 Bennerley Fall of roof
05 - May -1861 C Day 30 West Staveley Rope broke on a drum
05 - May -1861 D Burn 31 West Staveley Rope broke on a drum
04 - Jun -1861 Joseph Hunt 56 Pentrich Fall of roof 29 - Apr -1861
10 - Jun -1861 Henry Bennett 47 Oxclose Fall of roof
11 - May -1861 B Hunt 50 New Hollingwood Fall of roof
11 - Jun -1861 John Ashmore 13 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Samuel Ashmore 21 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Alexander Bettison 44 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Francis Bradley 35 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Thomas Brunt 32 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 John Butterfield 14 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 John Buxton 38 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 John Carr 36 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Samuel Coates 33 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Joseph Cook 50 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Eli Forrester 45 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Joseph Hawley 60 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 John Hill 41 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 William Holmes 13 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Reuben Jones 13 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 George Mills 25 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Richard Siddons 40 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Thomas Street 69 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 William Vernon 27 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Joseph Wilbraham 26 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Joseph Wood 35 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
11 - Jun -1861 Samuel Wood 60 Clay Cross No 2 Inrush of water
18 - Jun -1861 W White 17 Renishaw Park Explosion of methane
22 - Jul -1861 W Edwards 23 Whittington Fall of roof
25 - Jul -1861 T Deene 36 Speedwell Fell down the shaft
16 - Aug -1861 J Morrill 18 Clay Cross No 2 Explosion of methane
24 - Aug -1861 J Fellows 23 Sheepbridge Fall of roof
27 - Aug -1861 John Newton 16 Renishaw Park Explosion of methane
04 - Sep -1861 Samuel Sandon 14 Cotmanhay Fall of roof
30 - Sep -1861 William Noon 50 Marehay Hit by a broken pump rod
08 - Oct -1861 Isaac Shaw 14 Oakerthorpe Run over by tubs
26 - Oct -1861 J Brailsford 51 Owl Cotes Fell down the shaft
31 - Oct -1861 Herbert Price 26 Wingerworth
Fall of roof Aly
01 - Nov -1861 C W Baines 24 Gresley Wood Fall of coal
05 - Nov -1861 D Godfrey 28 Birchwood Fell down the shaft
05 - Nov -1861 E Parkin 26 Whittington Fell down the shaft
29 - Nov -1861 C Yardley 14 Gresley Wood Fell down the shaft
07 - Dec -1861 T Walsh 33 New Hollingwood Fall of roof
13 - Dec -1861 George Severn 37 Shipley Fall of roof  16 - Dec -1861
17 - Dec -1861 Samuel Jones 26 Alma Run over by tubs
31 - Dec -1861 J Wood 11 Denby Fell down the shaft
02 - Jan -1862 William Beresford 28 Renishaw Park Fall of roof
12 - Mar -1862 James England 45 Butterley Fall of roof
25 - Mar -1862 John Green 20 Coates Park Fall of roof
07 - Apr -1862 Joseph Smith 54 Hollingwood Fall of roof
07 - Apr -1862 H Goodwin 69 Hollingwood Fall of roof
10 - Apr -1862 James Bowser 40 Oakerthorpe Caught in machinery
01 - May -1862 John Trueman 24 Whitemoor Fell down the shaft
05 - May -1862 G Wright 34 Swanwick Stone fell down  the shaft
08 - May -1862 G Gaskin 40 Carnfield Fall of roof
15 - Jun -1862 S Smithard 14 Birchwood Fall of roof
04 - Aug -1862 S Daykin 15 Sleights Injured hand Tetanus
25 - Aug -1862 James Riley 21 Granby Fall of roof
26 - Aug -1862 John Briggs 70 Marehay Fell down shaft
04 - Sep -1862 William Rigley 34 Langley Fall of roof
24 - Sep -1862 John Spencer 30 Birchwood Fell out of the cage
11 - Oct -1862 John Watson 16 Ripley Fall of roof
17 - Nov -1862 Isaac Rigley 52 Langley Explosion of gunpowder
24 - Dec -1862 N Reddish 17 Cotmanhay Crushed by tubs


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