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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Eastwood Colliery
1830s-1881

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
Isaac Kneighton
Unknown
9 29-06-1823 Eastwood
Fell down the shaft
Benjamin Rice
Unknown
30 24-07-1835 25-07-1835
Moon and Stars Inn
Eastwood
Fell down the shaft Benjamin-Rice
 
David Bostock
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
  26-04-1837 27-04-1837
Ilkeston
Ignition of methane
John Bradshaw
Unknown
19 01-10-1838
Died
22-10-1838
31-10-1838
Sun Inn
Eastwood
Explosion of methane
 
George Severn
Cotmanhay, Derbyshire
9 17-11-1838 18-11-1838
Moon and Stars Inn
Eastwood
Fell down the shaft G-Severn
George Varley
Unknown
  15-08-1844 16-08-1844
Dixie Arms Inn
Greasley
Fell down the shaft
Joseph Reeves
Awsworth
20 08-11-1844 09-11-1844
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Fall of roof J-Reeves
Meakin
Unknown
  06-12-1844 00-12-1844
No record found
Fall of roof
Brentnall
Unknown
  06-12-1844 00-12-1844 Fall of roof
Pharaoh Bostock
Ilkeston
14 04-02-1845 06-02-1856
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
Joseph Bradley
Kimberley
31 03-04-1850 05-04-1850
Moon and Stars Inn
Eastwood
Explosion of gunpowder J-Bradley
John Pearce Stapleton
Unknown
20 05-04-1855
Died 07-04-1855
16-04-1855
Three Tuns Inn
Newthorpe
Fall of roof J-P-Stapleton
Zachariah Farnsworth
Unknown
  26-10-1855
Died
01-11-1855
17-11-1855
Wellington Inn
Eastwood
Fall of roof Zachariah
Walter Brown
136, Ilkeston Road
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
14 07-10-1861 16-10-1855
Moon and Stars Inn
Eastwood
Fall of coal Zachariah
John Small
Kimberley
53 20-10-1873 21-10-1873
Raglan Arms Inn
Eastwood
Run over by tubs John-Small
Samuel Mann
Eastwood
12 28-12-1874 Not found
Crushed by a pony John-Small
Samuel Martin
Unknown
50 07-07-1875 00-07-1875
No record found
Fall of coal
Luke Holmes 43 13-08-1875 17-08-1875
Sun Inn Eastwood
Crushed by wall Luke-Holmes
Thomas Leverton
Unknown
48 09-01-1878 14-01-1878
Lord Raglan Inn
Newthorpe
Fall of coal T-Leverton
William Bostock 14 00-05-1877
Died
22-03-1878
26-03-1878
Ancient Druids Inn, Cotmanhay
Crushed by a pony Wm-Bostock


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