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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Pye Hill Colliery
Also Called Riddings Colliery

1874-1985 with pre 1874 workings

Selston Merged with Pye Hill in 1967 and was renamed Pye Hill No1

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

William Smith
Unknown

 

12-08-1851

00-08-1851

Fall of roof

Samuel Elliot
Unknown

 

20-10-1853

27-10-1853
Riddings

Explosion of methane

George Mart
Unknown

 

28-03-1855

00-04-1855
No record found

Run over by tubs

John Shaw
Unknown

 

24-09-1855

00-09-1855
No record found

Crushed in the shaft

John Burton
Unknown

14

19-02-1862

00-02-1862
No record found

Fall of roof

James Hunt
Unknown

16

00-11-1863
Died 24-02-1864

00-02-1864
No record found

Fall of roof

Joseph Raymer
Unknown

28

09-12-1863
Died 18-04-1864

00-04-1864
No record found

Fall of roof

Herbert Bradshaw
Unknown

15

20-05-1865

00-05-1865
No record found

Fall of roof

Thomas Gee
Unknown

28

20-08-1866

00-08-1866
No record found

Fell down the shaft

George Godber
Unknown

13

08-07-1871

00-07-1871
No record found

Run over by tubs

Samuel Blythe
Unknown

22

15-05-1872

00-05-1872
No record found

Explosion of methane

John Shaw
Unknown

13

19-05-1872

00-5-1872
No record found

Explosion of methane

Joseph Roper
Unknown

34

27-06-1872

00-7-1872
No record found

Fall of roof

Edward Lloyd
Unknown

38

24-12-1872

00-01-1873
No record found

Run over by tubs

George Butterworth
Unknown

30

24-12-1872

00-01-1873
No record found

Run over by tubs

James Northage
Unknown

31

22-04-1875

00-05-1876
No record found

Fall of roof

John Jaques
Unknown

42

20-05-1876

00-05-1876
No record found

Fall of roof

Robert Allen
Unknown

34

20-05-1876

00-05-1876
No record found

Fall of roof

James Duffin
Unknown

18

20-05-1876

00-05-1876
No record found

Fall of roof

Edward Browne
Unknown

15

20-05-1876

00-05-1876
No record found

Fall of roof

William Jarvis
Selston

25

11-10-1877

04-12-1877
Shireoaks Hotel
Worksop

Fall of roof

George Sansom
Selston

25

11-10-1877

04-12-1877
Shireoaks Hotel
Worksop

Fall of roof

John Bradley
Unknown

30

18-08-1879

00-08-1881
No record found

Fall of roof

Edward Cowlishaw
176, George Street
Pye Bridge, Derbyshire

35

03-05-1881

00-05-1881
No record found

Fall of roof

William England
Somercotes, Derbyshire

17

20-10-1883

21-10-1883
Black Horse Inn
Somercotes

Fall of roof

John Garratt
Unknown

36

11-12-1883

14-12-1883
Black Horse Inn
Somercotes

Fall of roof

John Dickenson
Riddings, Derbyshire

55

25-02-1889

26-02-1889
Pye Hill Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Joseph Spencer
Unknown

50

29-11-1892

00-12-1892
No record found

Fall of roof

Thomas Fletcher
Pye Hill

58

23-02-1893
Died 25-02-1893

27-02-1893
Nottingham General Hospital

Shotfiring accident

Arthur Bonsall
Unknown

17

13-04-1893

14-04-1893
Pye Hill Colliery Offices

Fall of coal

William Rogers
Alfred Street
Riddings, Derbyshire

32

06-09-1894

10-09-1894
Pye Hill Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Edward William Herberts
Unknown

12

16-12-1895
Died 24-12-1895

00-12-1895
No record found

Kicked by a pony

Walter Edwin North
Unknown

15

09-09-1897
Died 19-10-1897

21-10-1897
Pye Hill Colliery Offices

Kicked by a pony

Arthur Webster
Selston

23

09-10-1899
Died 17-10-1899

19-10-1899
Crown Inn
Selston

Fall of roof

James Booth
Market Place
Riddings, Derbyshire

27

16-12-1902

18-12-1902
Hyson Green
Coroners Court

Crushed by a locomotive, on the surface

Henry Lane
Greenhill Lane
Riddings, Derbyshire

55

19-08-1907

22-08-1907
Greenhills Hotel Inn
Riddings

Fall of roof

Ferdinand Burgin
Tanners Lane
Codnor, Derbyshire

41

13-11-1907

15-11-1907
New Inn
Codnor, Derbyshire

Run over by tubs

Ernest Peat
George Street
Riddings, Derbyshire

14

03-02-1908
Died 05-02-1908

07-02-1908
?
Riddings

Fall in a roadway

Robert Whooton
Westwood, Derbyshire

48

02-03-1908

04-03-1908
Riddings

Run over by wagons, on the surface

Samuel Clarke
Fletchers Row
Codnor, Derbyshire

56

02-05-1911

04-05-1911
Ironville

Caught in machinery, on the surface

Henry Lane
West Street
Riddings, Derbyshire

35

13-07-1912

16-07-1912
Riddings

Fall of roof

William Cater
Toll Gate farm
Codnor, Derbyshire

50

13-08-1913

15-08-1913
Golden Valley Schools

Fall of roof

Arthur Sharman
13, Radnor Street
Nottingham

22

23-09-1916

27-09-1916
Hyson Green
Coroners Court

Fall of roof

Richard Barton
Main Road
Jacksdale

43

27-11-1916

30-11-1916
Portland Arms Inn
Jacksdale

Fall of roof

Henry Gelsthorpe
The Bottoms
Mexboro

23

27-11-1916

30-11-1916
Portland Arms Inn
Jacksdale

Fall of roof

William Thomas Lane
Main Road
Jacksdale

18

27-11-1916

30-11-1916
Portland Arms Inn
Jacksdale

Fall of roof

John Sansam
High Street
Riddings, Derbyshire

69

25-04-1921

07-05-1921
Pye Bridge
Mission Church

Fall of roof

Percy Murfitt
Primrose Lane
Westwood, Derbyshire

34

20-04-1924
Died 21-04-1924

26-04-1924
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Arthur Blythe
Laverick Street
Jacksdale

31

07-04-1926
Died 26-05-1926

27-05-1926
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

William Lomas
The Crescent
Selston

43

02-09-1931

08-09-1931
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Frank North
Unknown

38

18-01-1932

00-01-1932
No record found

No detail found

John William Handley
157, Broad Lane
Brinsley

33

00-00-1930
Died 07-07-1932

11-07-1932
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

George Tissington
2, Heanor Road
Codnor, Derbyshire

56

31-8-1934
Died 05-09-1934

07-09-1934
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Fred Moss
Sleethmore Avenue
Westwood

54

12-08-1935
Died 12-08-1935

14-08-1935
Derby Royal
Infirmary

Injured leg on surface, deathfrom Toxaemia

Frederick Lewis Brinsley
Sleepy Hole
Selston

60

19-11-1935

27-11-1935
Jacksdale Miners Institute

Fall of roof

Herbert Ball Haddon
Main Road
Jacksdale

43

17-09-1937

20-09-1937
Jacksdale Miners Institute

Fall of roof

John Elliot
75, Greenhill Lane
Riddings, Derbyshire

57

24-08-1939

25-08-1939
Alfreton Derbyshire

Run over by tubs

Arthur Hicking
82, Broad Lane
Brinsley

57

25-11-1939

28-11-1939
Wagon and Horses Inn
Brinsley

Fall of roof

Thomas Henry Newton
Lea Moor Avenue
Somercotes Derbyshire

59

00-07-1941

07-07-1941
Derby Royal Infirmary

Fall of roof, death from a Brain tumour

Mark Clarke
Underwood Hill
Jacksdale

47

01-10-1941

03-10-1941
Wagon and Horses Inn
Brinsley

Fall of roof

George Barton
50, Sedgewick Street
Jacksdale

59

28-04-1942
Died 01-05-1942

05-05-1942
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

David Haywood
8, Shawcross Avenue
Riddings, Derbyshire

15

21-05-1943

25-05-1943
Alfreton Police Station

Hit by Aerial bucket rope on the surface

Henry John Wright
Pollington House
Brinsley

58

20-09-1943

24-09-1943
Leenside Coroners Court

Crushed by tubs

William Elliot
York Avenue
Jacksdale

60

17-02-1946

26-02-1946
Leenside Coroners Court

Crushed by tubs

Wesley Henry Chesworth
Codnor Park
25 10-12-1947   In MemoryCrushed by tubs
Burried Ironville cemetery

Norman Birch
30, Top Row
Jacksdale

35

26-03-1957

29-03-1957
Kirkby police Station

Fall of roof

Charles Henry Laurie
5, Langton Street
Mansfield

46

10-01-1959

27-01-1959
Kirkby police Station

Fell from a scaffolding, on the surface

Derek Brian Wyld
73, Melbourne Road
Riddings, Derbyshire

19

15-05-1959

25-06-1959
Kirkby police Station

Crushed by a conveyor

Charles Halliday Pryor
60, Pye Hill Road
Jacksdale

42

24-02-1961
Died 28-02-1961

23-03-1961
Nottingham Coroners Office

Fall of coal

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