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1863 - 1868
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Date Name Age Colliery How Caused
03- Jan -1863 Unnamed 54 Heanor Rope broke
05- Jan -1863 John Parker 59 Clay Cross Overwind
06- Jan -1863 John Lunn 28 Gresley Wood Fell down the shaft
19- Jan -1863 D Haig 34 West Staveley Fell down the shaft
31- Jan -1863 George Holmes 28 Pinxton Fall of roof
11- Feb -1863 John Batch 39 Church Gresley Fell down the shaft
20- Feb -1863 E Fretwell 16 Granby Fall of coal
02- Mar -1863 E Shemnell 19 Whitington Fell down the shaft
09- Mar -1863 W Marshall 18 Renshaw Park Fall of roof
18- May -1863 John Parker 30 Stanton Explosion of methane
10- Jun -1863 John Holt 27 Church Gresley Shotfiring  accident
26- Jun -1863 J Hugglestone 25 Coates Park Fall of roof
17- Jul -1863 George Hilyard 28 Unstone Fall of roof
27- Jul -1863 J Johnson 30 Clay Cross Fall of roof
06- Aug -1863 J Marshall 19 Granby Explosion of methane
07- Aug -1863 E Cook 20 Nesfield Fall of roof
08- Aug -1863 Hestor 28 Wingerworth Crushed by the cage
28- Sep -1863 J Hart 14 Heage Fell down the shaft
10- Oct -1863 Joseph Hunt 31 Marehay Fall of roof
30- Oct -1863 Charles Bramley 32 Swanwick Inrush of water
30- Oct -1863 Samuel Calladine 34 Swanwick Inrush of water
15- Nov -1863 William Grice 40 Swanwick Fall of roof
25- Nov -1863 W Silcock 20 Whittington Crushed by tubs
18- Dec -1863 W Gilbert 27 Wingerworth Boiler burst on surface
16- Jan -1864 John Dawes 22 Swanwick Explosion of powder
25- Jan -1864 Samuel Evans 15 Swadlincote Run over by tubs
15- Mar -1864 George Sage 59 New Hollingwood Fall of roof
05- Apr -1864 Reuben Bosworth   Church Gresley Explosion of methane
06- Apr -1864 John Osborne 21 Shipley Fall of roof
07- Apr -1864 Joseph Dennis   Cadley Hill Fall of roof
23- Apr -1864 William Hawkins   New Hollingwood Fall of roof
19- May -1864 Michael Hands   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
19- May -1864 Thomas Gaw 22 Clay Cross Explosion of methane
16- Jun -1864 Lynam boy   Clay Cross Fall of roof
20- Jun -1864 Miskell 42 Clay Cross Fall of roof
26- Jun -1864 Edward Beckett 40 Monkwood Explosion of methane
18- Jul -1864 Alfred Gillet 17 Langley Fall of roof
18- Jul -1864 William Simmons 25 Staveley Fall of roof
25- Jul -1864 William Rawson 40 Springfield Explosion of methane
03- Aug -1864 Jonathan Wagstaff 13 Hollingwood Crushed by tubs
13- Aug -1864 Henry Jones 28 Shipley Run over by wagons on surface
20- Aug -1864 Samuel Rondell 14 Ripley Kicked by a pony
28- Aug -1864 James Barton 58 Hartshay Fall of roof
05- Sep -1864 William Smith 74 Swadlincote Fell down the shaft
07- Sep -1864 William Wheatley   Kilburn Explosion of methane
23- Sep -1864 Joseph Kay 45 Clay Cross Fell out of cage
23- Sep -1864 Job Booth 67 Clay Cross Fall of roof
27- Sep -1864 John Armstrong 13 New Beechwood Run over by tubs
28- Sep -1864 James Harvey 24 Hollingwood Fall of roof
03- Oct -1864 Thomas Hall 14 Speedwell Crushed by the cage
07- Oct -1864 John Divett   Eckington Fell into the sump
27- Oct -1864 William Wildsworth 54 Swadlincote Rope Broke
30- Oct -1864 Jediah Godwin 13 Speedwell Fell into staple pit and drowned
10- Nov -1864 William Hopkinson 15 Bennerley Fall of roof
11- Nov -1864 Samuel Bradshaw 13 Oakerthorpe Run over by tubs
11- Nov -1864 Joel Cashmere   Seymour Shotfiring  accident
19- Nov -1864 Samuel Atkins 55 Clay Cross Fall of roof
22- Nov -1864 Abraham Paskins 13 Swanwick Fall of roof
23- Nov -1864 Peter Elliott 31 Swanwick Fall of roof
19- Dec -1864 William Walley 26 Swadlincote Overcome by fumes from a fire
30- Dec -1864 William Bonser 22 Swadlincote Fall of roof
07- Jan -1865 John Roach 30 Clay Cross Fall of roof
14- Jan -1865 John Marriott 22 Gresley Wood Fall of coal
01- Feb -1865 James Brown 20 Denby Fall of coal
14- Feb -1865 Henry Thornbury 14 Bretby Fall of roof
17- Feb -1865 James Anderson   New Hollingwood Fall of coal
23- Feb -1865 William Watson   Ripley Fall of roof
23- Feb -1865 Samuel Street 45 Bretby Hand injury Toxaemia
24- Feb -1865 John Handley   Nesfield Fall of coal
22- Mar -1865 Thomas Spencer 19 Clay Cross Fall of roof
01- Apr -1865 James White   Springwell Fall of roof
01- Apr -1865 John Carter 32 New Hollingwood Fall of roof
07- Apr -1865 Joseph Clifford 33 Stanton Getting into a moving carriage
19- Apr -1865 William Wilkinson 13 Bridgehouse Tub fell down the shaft 12 yards
27- Apr -1865 Charles Barrows 13 Oakerthorpe Fall of roof
03- May -1865 Thomas H Spetch boy   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Samuel Kay   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Thomas Bamford   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Frank Lowe   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Smith boy   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Thomas Spencer 19 Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 John Kerry   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
03- May -1865 Ralph Stockgill   Clay Cross Explosion of methane
07- May -1865 Timothy Coffee   Springwell Hit by broken rope on surface
24- Jun -1865 John Lauder 13 Kilburn Run over by tubs
30- Jun -1885 George Lane   Shipley Fall of coal
03- Jul -1865 George Weston 38 Shipley Fall of roof diseased knee joint
08- Jul -1865 Charles Brailsford 16 Old Tapton Fell down the shaft
08- Jul -1865 William Pendleton 42 Blackwell A Fell down the shaft {sinker}
11- Jul -1865 John Smith 19 Cadley Hill Fell down the shaft
26- Jul -1865 Charles Vardy 38 Lings Fall of roof
26- Jul -1865 William Harrison 36 Speedwell Fall of coal
27- Jul -1865 George Allen   Clay Cross Fall of roof
30- Jul -1865 Samuel Sandbrook   West Staveley Fall of coal
04- Aug -1865 George Hodgkinson 41 Swadlincote Wheel of a drum broke
17- Aug -1865 John Scott 13 Clay Cross Crushed by tubs
17- Aug -1865 Robert Briggs 32 Clay Cross Fall of roof
17- Aug -1865 William Poynton 45 Clay Cross Run over by tubs
31- Aug -1865 William Stones   Swanwick Fall of coal
09- Sep -1865 John Tomlinson 13 Bretby Crushed by tubs
09- Sep -1865 John Sommers 36 Tanyard pit Fall of roof
18- Sep -1865 John Neale 25 Golden Valley Fall of roof
30- Sep -1865 George Greaves 45 Swadlincote Fall of roof
05- Oct -1865 George Stanton   Renishaw park Run over by wagon on surface
05- Oct -1865 Herbert Randell 13 New Brampton Fell down the shaft
16- Oct -1865 Thomas Heirns 13 Wingerworth Run over by tubs on surface
19- Oct -1865 Frederick Agden 23 Denby Fell down the shaft
21- Oct -1865 Michael Kane   Springwell Run over by wagon on surface
27- Oct -1865 William Walters 76 Clay Cross Run over by tubs
03- Nov -1865 Richard Madley 14 Seymour Crushed by tubs
24- Nov -1865 Joseph Oldfield 25 Renshaw Park Explosion of methane
14- Dec -1865 Henry Thornbury   Bretby Fall of roof
25- Dec -1865 William Kirk   Highfield Fall of roof


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Date Name Age Colliery How Caused
16- Jan -1866 Alfred Radcliffe 14 Loscoe Fall of roof
17- Jan -1866 William Cooper 49 Clay Cross Fall of roof
23- Jan -1866 Robert Taylor 67 Hollingwood Crushed by wagons on surface
26- Feb -1866 Joseph Lowe 16 Grassmoor Crushed by tubs on surface
12- Mar -1866 William Martin 14 Loscoe Run over by tubs
12- Mar -1866 Joseph Davis 76 Clay Cross Back injury
04- Apr -1866 Charles Wheatley 22 Cotmanhay Fall of roof
11- Jun -1866 Augustus Cupit 41 Clay Cross No 4 Fall of roof
11- Jun -1866 George Holmes 30 Clay Cross No 4 Fall of roof
11- Jun -1866 William Honse 17 Clay Cross No 4 Fall of roof
25- Jun -1866 William Searle 29 Clay Cross Fall of roof
02- Jul -1866 Henry Scott 13 Gresley Wood Explosion of methane
01- Aug -1866 John Jenkinson 13 Church Gresley Run over by tubs
01- Aug -1866 William Chapman 14 Church Gresley Run over by tubs
11- Aug -1866 John Revill 13 Langley Run over by tubs
21- Aug -1866 Joseph Bakewell 13 Highfield Caught in machinery
03- Sep -1866 William Green 19 Marehay Fall of roof
03- Sep -1866 Jacob Jackson 53 Hartshay Fall of roof
20- Sep -1866 Samuel Rogers 27 Boythorpe Fall of coal
27- Sep -1866 Joseph Rossington 22 Birchwood Caught in machinery on surface
28- Sep -1866 Thomas Baldwin 24 New Hollingwood Fall of coal
01- Oct -1866 William Barroncliff 26 Old Hollingwood Fall of coal
16- Oct -1866 George Sales 19 Speedwell Fall of roof
20- Oct -1866 Thomas Lowe 50 Clay Cross Explosion of powder in February
26- Oct -1866 Thomas Mitchell 43 Sheepbridge Fall of roof
03- Nov -1866 Joseph Cater 42 Speedwell Fall of roof
04- Nov -1866 Benjamin Wileman 60 Moira Caught in machinery on surface
12- Nov -1866 Isaac Cooknall 20 Cadley Hill Explosion of methane
15- Nov -1866 R, Weston   Rutland Fall of roof
16- Nov -1866 George Marples 53 Devonshire Fell down the shaft {sinker}
17- Nov -1866 Robert Bancroft 19 West Hallam Fall of roof
19- Dec -1866 William Grant 55 Moorhole
Crushed by a falling Fly Wheel
25- Dec -1866 John Thorpe 45 Shirland
Fell out of the sinkers hoppit
17- Jan -1867 John Bell 28 Seymour Fall of roof
18- Jan -1867 Herbert Elliott 16 Swadlincote Crushed by tubs
23- Jan -1867 Herbert Stack 12 New Hollingwood Run over by tubs
30- Jan -1867 Benjamin Beasley 28 Stanhope Fall of coal
21- Feb -1867 William Samuel 23 Old Hollingwood Fall of coal
14- Mar -1867 Joseph Barlow 38 Clay Cross Fall of roof
26- Mar -1867 William Rowland 45 Tapton Suffocated in a sinking shaft
30- Mar -1867 William Stones 17 Renishaw Park Fell out of bucket in the  shaft
03- Apr -1867 Owen Bradley 30 Springwell Shotfiring  accident
08- Apr -1867 John Feam 35 Britain Shotfiring  accident
08- Apr -1867 William Langdon 34 Britain Shotfiring  accident
08- Apr -1867 William Wright 14 Waingroves Fall of roof
24- Apr -1867 Abner Stanley 44 Clay Cross Fell from scaffold on surface
27- Apr -1867 William Tomlinson 30 Tibshelf Fell from scaffold in the shaft
30- Apr -1867 Isaac Feul 16 Shirland Run over by tubs
29- May -1867 William Brown 18 Denby Fell down the shaft
08- Jun -1867 David Taylor 23 Sutton Fell down the shaft
15- Jun -1867 John Jones 17 Seymour Stone fell down the shaft
18- Jun -1867 James Cox 15 Bretby Run over by tubs
12- Jul -1867 Joseph Riley 40 Ripley Fall of coal
20- Jul -1867 John Oakley 24 Marehay Fall of roof
02- Aug -1867 Samuel Sutton 26 Swanwick Coal fell down the shaft
24- Aug -1867 John Barnes 14 Clay Cross Run over by tubs
24- Aug -1867 Frank Barber 15 Springwell Crushed by wagons on surface
03- Sep -1867 Daniel Hatfield 12 Speighthill Fell down the shaft
07- Sep -1867 Joseph Dawson 12 Brampton Explosion of methane
14- Sep -1867 Robert Holmes   Springwell Crushed by tubs
17- Sep -1867 John Morgan 21 Springwell Fall of roof
24- Sep -1867 Frank Armson 69 Bretby Shotfiring  accident
11- Oct -1867 Thomas Watson 45 Shirland Fall of roof
11- Oct -1867 Richard Harvey 19 Swadlincote Fall of coal
15- Oct -1867 Unnamed boy 14 Morton Fall of roof
15- Oct -1867 George Channel 27 Tapton Fall of roof  27- Nov -1866
18- Oct -1867 Thomas Broadhurst 53 Stanton Fall of roof
22- Oct -1867 Elijah Ball 15 Hill Top Fall of roof
04- Nov -1867 Thomas Heron 17 Moira Explosion of powder
11- Nov -1867 Charles Hopewell 24 Langley Boiler explosion on  surface
11- Nov -1867 Charles Farnsworth 40 Langley Boiler explosion on surface
11- Nov -1867 Thomas Rawson 66 Langley Boiler explosion on surface
14- Nov -1867 Joseph Perkins 19 Stanton Fall of roof
01- Jan -1868 Samuel Oliver 15 Stanton Crushed by wagons on surface
02- Jan -1868 Jonathon Moore 14 Shipley Run over by tubs
17- Jan -1868 William Tunnicliffe 36 Cotmanhay Fall of roof
23- Jan -1868 William Tracey 15 Morton Fall of side
28- Jan -1868 John Vickers 42 Stoneyford Explosion of powder
06- Feb -1868 William Johnson 38 Nesfield Fall of roof
25- Feb -1868 John Limit 27 Shipley Explosion of powder
26- Feb -1868 William Wignall 32 Granville Fall of coal
03- Mar -1868 George Legge 26 Swanwick Explosion of powder
03- Mar -1868 George Stephenson 22 Swanwick Explosion of powder
18- Mar -1868 William Grey 25 Morton Fall of roof
18- Apr -1868 Henry Monks 11 Renishaw Park Run over by wagon on surface
20- May -1868 John Beresford 17 Speedwell Fall of roof
20- May -1868 John Smith 18 Sheepbridge Fall of roof
25- May -1868 Martin Ruddy 34 Old Hollingwood Fall of roof
28- May -1868 John Sharp 13 Birchwood Run over by tubs
27- Jun -1868 John Winter 17 Lings Run over by tubs
02- Jul -1868 John Cross 19 Seymour Crushed by the cage
07- Jul -1868 John Holmes 28 Danesmoor Fell down the shaft
25- Jul -1868 Thomas Parker 22 Ripley Fall of roof
30- Jul -1868 John Price 22 Clay Cross Fall of roof
05- Aug -1868 William Green 15 Britain Fell out of the cage
25- Aug -1868 Thomas Branson 37 Campbell Fell down the shaft
27- Aug -1868 Thomas Cooper 30 Morton Crushed by tubs
01- Sep -1868 Thomas Brown 45 Denby Fell from scaffold in the shaft
16- Sep -1868 John Lomas 30 Alma Run over by tubs
02- Oct -1868 Albert Staples   Swanwick Explosion of powder
15- Oct -1868 George Lowe 50 Nesfield Fall of roof
21- Oct -1868 William Jones 28 Oakthorpe Fall of roof
23- Oct -1868 Charles Heydom 35 Coates Park Run over by tubs on surface
04- Nov -1868 William Sherman 21 Gresley Overcome by fumes from a fire
04- Nov -1868 Edward Stanford 26 Gresley Overcome by fumes from a fire
05- Nov -1868 Peter Kite 25 Clay Cross Explosion of powder
23- Nov -1868 John Barnett 55 Newbold Fall of roof
26- Nov -1868 G H Russell 14 Clay Cross Run over by tubs
16- Dec -1868 Brigham Laxton 18 New Hollingwood Fall of coal


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