Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield




Bilsthorpe Colliery
1925-1997

(Page 3)

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail

Vernon Beaumont Baxter
81, Crompton Road
Bilsthorpe

30

27-04-1940

29-04-1940
Bilsthorpe Miners Institute

Shotfiring accident

Frank Miller
53, Church Street
Bilsthorpe

42

06-05-1941

07-05-1941
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of coal

Maurice Marshall
64, The Bungalows
Bilsthorpe

16

06-06-1941

09-06-1941
Leenside Coroners Court

Caught in machinery

Charles Albert Lock
69, The Bungalows
Bilsthorpe

33

02-03-1942
Died 03-03-1942

04-03-1942
Leenside Coroners Court

Crushed by tubs

John Alfred Knowles
47, Scarborough Road
Bilsthorpe

45

18-10-1943

19-10-1943
Bilsthorpe Miners Institute

Fall of roof

Samuel Pearson
1, Cul de Sac
Bilsthorpe

40

03-10-1944

00-03-1945
No record found

Fall of roof

Ronald Pell
90, Leamington Drive
Sutton in Ashfield

26

30-04-1945

04-05-1945
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

John William Dudley
5, Handsworth Street
Mansfield

57

01-07-1945

20-07-1945
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by tubs

Joseph William Grice
26, Cavendish Street
Mansfield

42

24-01-1946

28-01-1946
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of coal

Noel Edwin Hopewell
270, Gedling Road
Arnold

44

06-02-1947
Died 21-04-1947

25-05-1947
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of coal, death from Pneumonia

John Richard Payton
67, Scarborough Road
Bilsthorpe

40

23-03-1948

25-03-1948
Newark Council Offices

Run over by tubs

Zhignlew Wolk
Forest Town Hostel
Mansfield

21

01-05-1948
Died 05-05-1948

10-05-1948
Mansfield Police Station

Run over by tubs

Albert Hastings
Saville Road
Bilsthorpe

48

16-02-1949

18-02-1949
Newark Council Offices

Fall of roof

Thomas Alfred Davies
50, Leicester Street
Nottingham
27 13-07-1949 13-07-1949
Newark Town Hall
Fall of roof

John Knight
Brosh Cottage
Edingley

30

06-09-1949
Died 17-11-1949

07-12-1949
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof, death from heart condition

Ranjitsinhji Foster
8, Gedling Grove
Arnold

53

04-09-1950

06-09-1950
Bilsthorpe Miners Institute

Crushed by tubs

Stanley Harrison
Meadow Road
Burton Joyce

26

25-10-1952

14-11-1952
Nottingham Coroners Court

Buried under shale, from a tip on the surface

William Spencer
20, the Green
Bilsthorpe

23

04-02-1953

06-02-1953
Stanton Arms Inn
Bilsthorpe

Fall of coal

Thomas Frederick Staton
19, Fletcher Street
Mansfield

22

14-11-1954

17-11-1954
Mansfield Police Station

Run over by a cyclist, on the surface

Derek Slingsby
50, Church Street
Bilsthorpe

17

02-01-1955

04-01-1955
Newark Council Offices

Fall of roof

Alan Michael Carby
59, Saville Road
Bilsthorpe

18

04-01-1958

Inquest 07 Jan 1958
Bilsthorpe 

Fell down the shaft

Rex Kerry
61, Valley Road
Bilsthorpe

30

10-04-1958

14-04-1958
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

John William Wharmby
20, Sutton Road
Huthwaite

57

18-08-1959

11-09-1959
Bilsthorpe Miners Institute

Struck by a falling timber stack, on the surface

Josephine Fenwick
27, Holden Street
Mansfield

36

18-08-1959
Died 28-08-1959

11-09-1959
Bilsthorpe Miners Institute

Struck by a falling timber stack, on the surface

James McElhinney
31, Allendale
Bilsthorpe

40

16-01-1960

11-04-1960
Newark Council Offices

Run over by tubs

Leonard Moseley
3, Clarkson Street
Mansfield
47

24-04-1962
Died
06-05-1962

Not found Hit by falling pipes

Robert William Hoggett
88, Crompton Road
Bilsthorpe

48

10-04-1962
Died 02-05-1962

10-05-1962
Nottingham Coroners Court

Shotfiring accident

Joseph Crisp
92, Crompton Road
Bilsthorpe

55

27-04-1964

12-06-1964
Mansfield Police Station

Caught in a conveyor

Eric Scott
The Bungalows
Bilsthorpe

41

15-01-1965

01-02-1965
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by an overturned crane, on the surface

Henry Bojko
4, Abbotts Close
Farnsfield

39

07-04-1965

14-06-1965
Newark Council Offices

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

John William Wakefield
Mount Street
Mansfield

63

19-11-1965

14-12-1965
West Bridgford Council Offices

Run over by tubs

Ronald Bradley
32, Allendale
Bilsthorpe

35

14-05-1969

00-05-1969
No record found

Hit by a broken haulage chain

Ronald Fox
Allendale
Bilsthorpe

48

21-01-1971

23-02-1971
Newark Council Offices

Fall of roof

David Shelton
Holme Road
Bingham

31

18-08-1993

00-00-1993
Mansfield Civic Centre Mansfield

Roadway collapse

William McCulloch
Little John Drive
Rainworth

36

18-08-1993

00-00-1993
Mansfield Civic Centre Mansfield

Roadway collapse

Peter Alcock
Triumph Road
Eakring

50

18-08-1993

00-00-1993
Mansfield Civic Centre Mansfield

Roadway collapse


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