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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Digby Colliery
1866-1928

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
Meshach Chambers
Awsworth
21 08-10-1866 16-10-1866
Jolly Colliers Inn
Kimberley
Fell down the shaft Inquest
William Varley
Awsworth
11 16-07-1868 03-08-1868
Gate Inn
Awsworth
Run over by tubs Inquest-WmV
John Birks
Kimberley
28 01-01-1872 03-01-1872
Lord Nelson Inn
Kimberley
Crushed loading into a wagon, on the surface Inquest-WmV
William Downes
Greasley
43 19-11-1878 20-11-1878
White Bull Inn
Giltbrook
Fell down the shaft Inquest-WmV
Enos Leverton
Newthorpe
12 17-11-1888 19-11-1888
Lord Raglan Inn
Newthorpe
Run over by tubs Inquest-E-Lev
Joseph Hind
Kimberley
34 30-08-1892 01-09-1892
Digby Colliery Offices
Giltbrook
Fall in a roadway Inquest-J-Hind
Joseph Ince
Newthorpe
64 02-11-1900 03-11-1900
Digby Institute
Caught in machinery on The surface Inquest-J-Ince
Henry Horton
Manor House
Awsworth
29 01-01-1901
Died
25-01-1901
28-01-1901
Nottingham General  Hospital
Crushed by tubs, death from gangrene Inquest-Henry-Horton
John Hearson
Gedling Road
Arnold
21 20-03-1903 23-03-1903
Hyson Green Coroners Court
Run over by wagons, on the surface Inquest-John-Hearson
Thomas Bradley Dale
6, Trueman Street
Kimberley
23 26-09-1906 28-09-1906
Nottingham General  Hospital
Caught in a coal cutter Inquest-TB-Dale
Ernest Ryder
70, Stafford Street
Cotmanhay Derbyshire
36 20-01-1910 22-01-1910
Nottingham General  Hospital
Shotfiring accident Inquest-Ernest-Ryder
Walter Lilley
The Valley
Kimberley
41 12-11-1910
Died
25-09-1911
31-09-1911
Primitive Methodist School Kimberley
Fall of roof Inquest-Ernest-Ryder
Charles William Walker
96, Eastwood Road
Kimberley
23 16-01-1914 27-01-1914
Digby Colliery Offices
Electrocuted, on the surface Inquest-Ernest-Ryder
William Walters
25, Regent Street
Kimberley
25 15-02-1917 19-02-1917
Primitive Methodist School Kimberley
Fall of roof Inquest-Ernest-Ryder
William Mitchell
Chappell Row
Newthorpe
59 14-06-1917
Died
30-06-1917
02-07-1917
Nottingham General  Hospital
Crushed by a coal cutter,
death from Pneumonia
Inquest-Wm-Mitchell
John William Green
Peters Row
Arnold
35 12-12-1917 13-12-1917
Arnold Public Offices
Fall of roof Inquest-Ernest-Ryder
George Henry Cooper
Trueman Street
Kimberley
39 17-06-1918 19-06-1918
Digby Colliery
Offices
Fall of roof Inquest-Heny-Cooper
John William Fox
3, Rosebury Street
Basford
25 20-03-1924 22-03-1924
Digby Colliery Offices
Fall of roof Inquest-JWm-Fox
Frederick Lebeter
4, Swingate
Kimberley
41 07-08-1924 11-08-1924
Digby Colliery Offices
Explosion of methane    Inquest Inquest-Lebetter
John Naylor
3, Jubilee Street
Kimberley
26 08-10-1924 10-10-1924
Digby Colliery Offices
Fall of roof Inquest-JWm-Fox
Ernest Allen
83, Baker Road
Newthorpe
15 12-05-1925 14-05-1925
Primitive Methodist  Chapel Newthorpe
Fall of roof  
George William Taylor
22, Gauntley Street
Hyson Green
Nottingham
42 21-01-1926
Died
23-01-1926
26-01-1926
Nottingham GeneralĀ  Hospital
Fall of roof Inquest-JWm-Fox
James Briggs
Crown Street
Awsworth
28 05-01-1928 21-03-1928
Wesleyan Schools  Kimberley
Ignition of methane Inquest-James-Briggs
George Dawes
Main Street
Awsworth
54 05-01-1934
Died
14-01-1928
21-03-1928
Wesleyan Schools  Kimberley
Ignition of methane Inquest-George Dawes
William Green
32, Western Boulevard
Nottingham
25 20-03-1934 21-03-1934
Leen Side Police
Station
Fall of roof

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