Banner
Information and photographs submitted by subscribers are posted in good faith. If any copyright of anyone else's material is unintentionally breached, please email me


Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Cossall Colliery
(Plus Earlier Workings)
1868-1929

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
Samuel Daykin
Cossall
12 21-11-1840 23-11-1840
Royal Oak Inn Cossall
Fell down the shaft
Henry Watmough
Unknown
30 22-01-1880 23-01-1880
Robin Hood Inn  Cossall
Boiler fell on him, on the surface  Inquest
Jesse Mitchell
Swingate
Kimberley
18 18-10-1882 19-10-1882
Robin Hood Inn  Cossall
Fall of coal  Inquest
William Robinson
Awsworth
55 29-08-1883 30-08-1883
Crown Inn, Awsworth
Fall of roof  Inquest
Joseph Webster
Ebenezer Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
32 01-07-1884 07-07-1884
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof  Inquest
 
John Dawson
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
59 04-07-1884 05-07-1884
Cossall Colliery
Offices
Fell from a wagon, on the  the surface  Inquest
George Henry Statham
Dovecote
Awsworth
17 12-05-1885 14-05-1885
Crown Inn, Awsworth
Run over by tubs  Inquest
James Grafton
Cossall Marsh
39 05-04-1887 12-04-1887
Durham Ox Inn
Ilkeston
Fall of roof  Inquest
Henry Bennett
44, Chapel Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
41 24-11-1887 26-11-1887
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof  Inquest
William Green
Awsworth
15 09-10-1888 10-10-1888
Crown Inn, Awsworth
Fall in a roadway  Inquest
William Horton
Awsworth
14 09-10-1888 10-10-1888
Crown Inn, Awsworth
Fall in a roadway  Inquest
John Shipley
Awsworth Road
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
15 09-03-1891 10-03-1891
Durham Ox Inn
Ilkeston
Fall in a roadway  Inquest
Henry Saxton
10, Awsworth Yard
Cotmanhay Derbyshire
19 07-10-1891 09-10-1891
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fell from the cage, down  the shaft  Inquest
James Fahy
61, Nottingham Road
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
58 20-01-1892
Died 04-05-1892
00-05-1892
No record found
Fall of roof  Inquest
Michael Moran
Unknown
48 08-07-1892
Died 24-07-1892
28-07-1892
Old Wine Vaults Inn
Ilkeston
Caught in machinery, on  the surface  Inquest
Samuel Herbert Henson
26,Byron Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
22 20-07-1896 21-07-1896
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Crushed by tubs  Inquest
Jacob Wheatley
12, William Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
59 30-03-1896
Died 04-02-1897
09-02-1897
Mundy Arms Inn
Ilkeston
Fall of roof, death from a heart condition  Inquest
Robert Stenson
6, Essex Street  
Ilkeston
14 12-02-1903 14-02-1903
Mundy Arms Inn
Ilkeston
Caught in machinery
Charles Joseph Arnold
Hucknall
20 14-01-1904 15-01-1904
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
William Fogg
56, Burr Lane
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
60 24-09-1907
Died 10-10-1907
11-10-1907
Ilkeston Hospital, Ilkeston
Fell 11 feet from a scaffold platform, on the surface.
He was a Journeyman joiner.
William Beardsley
13, Albert Villas
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
42 01-09-1901
Died 21-09-1909
22-09-1909
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Fall of coal
John Hoult
13, Carr Street
Ilkeston Derbyshire
33 11-08-1909 13-08-1909
Methodist Church
Ilkeston
Fall of coal
Joseph Cooley
17, Vickers Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
17 21-10-1910 22-10-1910
Primitive Methodist Chapel Cossall
Run over by tubs
Samuel Cauldwell
Awsworth
49 02-11-1910 03-11-1910
Primitive Methodist Chapel Cossall
Fall of roof
James Anglis
21, Havelock Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
16 11-06-1913 16-06-1913
Nottingham General Hospital
Crushed by a pony
Joseph Howe
Ebenezer Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
42 16-08-1916 18-08-1916
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Fall of coal
George Easom
49a, Bath Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
31 17-10-1916 00-10-1916
No record found
Fall of coal
Herbert Hutchinson
20, Westwick Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
20 19-01-1919 22-01-1919
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Electrocuted
Isaiah William Onions
Albert Terrace
Stapleford
44 24 Jan 1919 27 Jan 1919
Cossal Pit
Fall of roof
James Hewitt Hardy
17, Critchley Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
56 27-09-1920
Died 20-10-1920
22-10-1920
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
My great grandfather James Hewitt Hardy was crushed by the lift; which came down without the warning bell sounding. He died of his injuries several days later. Helen Bayliss
William Henry Sutterfield
9, Rope Walk
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
39 06-03-1921 08-04-1921
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Explosion of firedamp
Frank Elliot
36, High Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
28 06-03-1921 08-04-1921
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Explosion of firedamp
Joseph Charles Straw
32, Abbey Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
17 04-09-1922 07-09-1922
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall in a roadway
John Robert Fisher
1, Essex Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
63 31-12-1925 01-01-1926
Cossall Colliery Offices
Fall of coal
Edwin Orme
8, Blake Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
39 29-11-1927
Died 30-11-1927
02-12-1927
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Crushed by tubs
John Singleton Cutts
1, Florence Square
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
49 21-01-1929
Died 31-01-1929
04-02-1929
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Crushed foot on the  surface, death from  gangrene
Herbert Rice
19, Lime Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
60 08-05-1929
Died 09-05-1929
10-09-1929
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Run over by tubs
John Walters
35, Park Road
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
21 12-07-1929 15-07-1929
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Electrocuted
Samuel Oldknow
Mill Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
36 11-08-1930 19-08-1930
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Electrocuted Sam
Arthur Wrigley Chambers
4, Middleton Road
Awsworth
33 13-08-1930
Died 24-01-1931
27-01-1931
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
Arthur Cecil Smith
30, Factory Lane
Ilkeston, Derbyshire  
55 27-03-1931 01-04-1931
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
William Charles Shepstone
156, Nottingham Road
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
36 26-10-1931
Died 24-12-1931
27-12-1931
Ilkeston Hospital
Ilkeston
Run over by tubs
Walter Ernest Wood
13, Pelham Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
48 02-12-1937 03-12-1937
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Electrocuted
Owen Bostock
56, Peverell Drive
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
31 14-04-1938 16-04-1938
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Run over by tubs
Colin Pugh
High Sepia
Kimberley
55 21-11-1938 23-11-1938
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Caught in machinery
James Henry Shetliffe
Stamford Street
Awsworth
25 11-09-1939 13-09-1939
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
Francis West
30, Brussels Terrace
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
18 02-08-1940 13-08-1940
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Electrocuted
Thomas Palmer
Bright Street
Cotmanhay Derbyshire
37 05-07-1941 22-07-1941
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
Charles William Green
65, Station Road
Awsworth
48 26-08-1941 28-08-1941
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
Albert William Dutton
Unknown
53 20-09-1940
Died 19-08-1941
00-09-1940
No record found
Kicked by a pony
Frederick Bowley
16, Newtons Lane
Cossall
33 17-05-1943 19-05-1943
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
George Henry King
39, St James Avenue
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
18 17-12-1945
Died 09-12-1945
00-00-1945
 No record found
Shotfiring accident
William James Dew
36, King Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
62 14-11-1949
Died 06-01-1950
13-01-1950
Leenside Coroners Court
Run over by tubs
Frank Melbourne
53, Mill Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
38 05-05-1956 17-05-1956
Nottingham Coroners Office
Caught in a coal cutter
Albert Meakin
Maple Drive
Nuthall                   
35 29-01-1958
Died 24-02-1958
07-03-1958
Nottingham Coroners Office
Fall of coal
Edward Pritchet
Chaucer Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
48 23-03-1960
Died 16-07-1962
31-07-1962
Nottingham Coroners Office
Crushed by tubs
Meynell Gee
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
60 02-11-1962 00-11-1962
No record found
Fall of roof
Francis James Everitt
Conniston Drive
Kirk Hallam Derbyshire
43 08-01-1966 11-10-1966
Eastwood Council  Offices
Hit by a haulage rope
Derrick Knighton
Welbeck Avenue
Kirk Hallam Derbyshire
42 11-01-1966 11-10-1966
Eastwood Council  Offices
Crushed by a wagon, on the surface

Can you add to the Database – Is something wrong or missing? Please let me know.


Return to Top


Pit Terminology - Glossary

Back

Menu
Forward