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Blidworth Colliery
1924-1989

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

Thomas Bostock
22, the Crescent
Blidworth

47

17-11-1933

21-11-1933
Blidworth Colliery  Offices

Fall of roof

George Robert Dellow
Bleak Hall
East Kirkby                         

29

08-03-1934

10-03-1934
Blidworth Miners  Institute

Fall of roof

Joseph Henry Varnham
4, Ellis Street
East Kirkby

33

13-12-1934

14-12-1934
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fall of roof

Albert Edward Ratcliffe
8, Montague Terrace
Mansfield

20

22-07-1935

25-07-1935
Mansfield Town Hall

Caught in machinery

Charles Edward Victor Eaton
Nursery Street
Mansfield

39

02-10-1935
Died 11-10-1935

14-10-1935
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Joseph Amatt
21, Lindhurst Avenue
Blidworth

27

11-12-1935

17-12-1935
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fall of roof

John Jesse Fairbrother
1, James Strett
Nuncargate

25

01-07-1940

03-07-1940
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fall of roof

Vaughn Starr
20, Sherwood Avenue
Blidworth

40

01-06-1943

25-06-1943
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Lewis Henry Bishop
16, Grange Road
Blidworth

31

01-06-1943

25-06-1943
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Lyndon Allen Holmes
27, Little John Street
Rainworth                          

36

01-06-1943

25-06-1943
Blidworth Miners Institute

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Walter Leslie Bradford
11, Harlowe Street
Blidworth

19

06-10-1943

08-10-1943
Blidworth Miners Institute

Crushed by tubs

William Jones
69, Appleton Road
Blidworth

33

20-04-1943
Died 04-03-1945

00-04-1943
No record found

Fall of roof

Harry Booth
46, Montague Street
Mansfield

29

17-10-1945

00-10-1945
No record found

Fall of roof

Francis Donald Hemsley
17, Thorney Abbey Road
Blidworth

19

03-04-1946

05-04-1946
Blidworth Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs

Thomas Herberts
Bannerman Road
East Kirkby

45

06-04-1946
Died 10-11-1946

13-11-1946
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

John Edward Wetherill
9, Padley Hill
Mansfield

54

26-11-1947

29-11-1947
Blidworth Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

John Carrig
163, Leaming Lane
Mansfield

43

28-04-1948

03-05-1948
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

Peter Molyneux
66, Appleton Road
Blidworth

49

28-09-1948

30-09-1948
Blidworth Colliery  Offices

Fall of roof

Frank William Renshaw
New Lane
Blidworth

40

09-06-1950

13-06-1950
Mansfield Police Station

Run over by tubs

William Smart
33, Appleton Road
Blidworth

44

09-06-1950

13-06-1950
Mansfield Police Station

Run over by tubs

Albert Roscoe Wood
14, Thorney Abbey Road
Blidworth

53

02-03-1952

06-03-1952
Blidworth Colliery  Offices

Manriding accident

Jack Swann
43, Park Avenue
Blidworth

26

04-08-1955

08-08-1955
Blidworth Colliery  Offices

Struck by a dislodged prop

Ronald Clarke
101, Warsop Lane
Rainworth

35

09-12-1955
Died 10-12-1955

13-12-1955
Mansfield Police Station

Caught in a coal cutter

Frederick James Stafford
31, Butler Crescent
Mansfield

39

01-03-1959

06-04-1959
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed, by falling  machinery

George William Gautry
44, Hibbert Road
Mansfield

52

26-11-1959

21-12-1959
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

Harold Reginald K Cooke
38, Bagshaw Street
Pleasley Hill

40

04-05-1960

30-05-1960
Mansfield Town Hall

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Clarence Arnold West
37, Park Avenue
Blidworth

54

29-08-1960

01-09-1960
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

George Leslie Smith
20, Grange Road
Blidworth

48

04-11-1960

07-11-1960
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Raymond Bull
45, Robin Hood Road
Blidworth

43

14-02-1961

20-02-1961
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs, on the surface

Arthur Chappell
24, Grange Road
Blidworth

57

27-06-1961

03-07-1961
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by a tub

Joseph Henry Brown
47, Sandy Lane
Mansfield

54

10-04-1962

17-07-1962
Mansfield Town Hall

Shotfiring accident

John William Evans
30, Park Avenue
Blidworth

56

10-08-1962

09-11-1962
Mansfield Town Hall

Caught in a coal cutter

George Hall
1, Lindhurst Avenue
Blidworth

45

09-08-1963

15-08-1963
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Geoffrey Sale
10, Preston Road
Rainworth

30

21-05-1964

25-06-1964
Mansfield Town Hall

Caught in a coal cutter

John Kenneth Jukes
6, The Crescent
Blidworth

44

14-08-1977

00-00-1977
No record found
 

Caught in a coal cutter

 


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