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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Bestwood Colliery
1871-1967

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Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
John Bradley
37, Minerva Street
Bulwell
25 06-12-1929 09-12-1929
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
Richard Williams
113, St Albans Road
Arnold
48 10-12-1929 11-12-1929
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
Harry David Lewis
17, Ingram Road
Bulwell
55 09-04-1930
Died 16-04-1930
19-04-1930
Bestwood Miners Institute
Injured knee, deathfrom Toxaemia
William Evans Mattison
2, Rock Villas
Bulwell
36 09-08-1930 15-08-1930
Nottingham General Hospital
Crushed by tubs
John Baker
5, Hazel Street
Bulwell
49 17-12-1930 20-12-1930
Bestwood Miners Institute
Fall of roof
William Edward Smith
2, Robinsons Hill
Bulwell
55 30-08-1930
Died 24-01-1931
29-01-1931
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof, death from Pneumonia 
Joseph Beckwith
17, Lancaster Road
Bestwood
23 04-03-1931
Died 06-03-1931
09-03-1931
Nottingham General Hospital
Caught in machinery
Thomas Redmile
6, Nixey’s Cottages
Redhill
20 04-10-1932 07-10-1932
Leenside Coroners Court
Fall of roof
Arthur Thompson
2, King Street
Eastwood
39 20-03-1933 23-03-1933
Nottingham General Hospital
Fell from a scaffold, on the surface
William Bell
19, St Albans Road
Bestwood
28 25-04-1933 27-04-1933
Bestwood Miners Institute
Electrocuted
William E Butterworth
10, Grindon Terrace
Bulwell
25 13-07-1933 17-07-1933
Bestwood Miners Institute
Electrocuted
Harold Charles Knott
84, Grindon Crescent
Bulwell
35 31-07-1934
Died 02-08-1934
03-08-1934
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
William Ernest Macintosh
5, Shilton Terrace
Nottingham
32 19-12-1935 00-12-1935
No record found
Bursitis of the knee, death from Septicaemia
John Henry Hollingsworth
33, St Albans Road
Arnold
27 16-04-1935 17-04-1935
Nottingham General Hospital
Crushed by a tub
Harry Blagg
Stockton House
Bestwood
43 21-02-1936
Died 25-02 1936
28-02-1936
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
Thomas Owen Williams
61, Merchant Street
Bulwell
28 25-09-1936 02-10-1936
Nottingham General Hospital
Run over by tubs
Jack Redmile
66, Edgeware Road
Bulwell
23 23-01-1938 25-01-1938
Leenside Coroners Court
Fell from a scaffold, on the surface
Ernest Frank Cresswell
138, Commercial Road
Bulwell
49 06-11-1931
Died 12-05-1938
01-06-1938
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof, died from Pneumonia / Heart condition
Sydney Parker
13, Brickyard Road
Hucknall
24 01-11-1938 02-11-1938
Bestwood Miners Institute
Run over by a tub, on the surface
John Bannister
Commercial Road Bulwell
53 29-08-1939 01-09-1939
Leenside Coroners Court
Fall of roof
John Joseph Fletcher
132, North Gate
Basford
51 20-11-1939 21-11-1939
Bestwood Colliery Institute
Fall of roof
Albert Bishop
9, Church Road
Bestwood
56 11-02-1940 13-02-1940
Bestwood Miners Institute
Crushed by the cage, on the surface
John Gaskell
4, Heiron Place
Hempshall Lane
Bulwell
48 18-09-1940 4-09-1940
Bestwood Miners Institute
Caught in a conveyor, on the surface  
John Parr
22, Farley Street
Bulwell
51 26-04-1941 28-04-1941
Leenside Coroners Court
Fall of roof
Alfred Cotterhill
44, Wycliffe Street
Basford
32 03-11-1941 06-11-1941
Bestwood Miners Institute
Fall of roof
Wilfred Naylor
1, Wellington Street
Hucknall
25 17-11-1942 01-01-1943
Leenside Coroners Court
Fall of roof
Walter Hill
187, Woodfield Road
Broxtowe Estate
21 18-03-1943
Died 02-04-1943
05-04-1943
Leenside Coroners Court
Crushed by tubs
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