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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Robinets Colliery
Early 1800s

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

Thomas Cartwright
 Unknown

 

00-11-1826
Died 00-11-1826

22-11-1826
Kimberley

Fell down the shaft

Rufford Colliery
1911-1993

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

Frederick Paddon
Hope Street
Mansfield

36

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

James Wigman
27, Hall Street
Mansfield

43

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Frank Dagnall
Gilcroft Cottage
Mansfield

27

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Andrew Dagnall
Gilcroft Cottage
Mansfield

43

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Herbert Woodward
Pelham Street
Mansfield

23

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

John Knowles
Blidworth

33

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

William Hollings
15, Scarcliffe Road
Mansfield

22

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Walter Storey
Big Barn lane
Mansfield

38

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Henry Scott
4, Belper Street
Mansfield

47

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Jesse Hart
10, Carter Street
Mansfield

26

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

John Tomlinson
15, Scarcliffe Road
Mansfield

40

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Patrick Mulligan
51, Victoria Street
Mansfield

33

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Thomas Jordon
Rainworth

32

08-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

Joseph Bettney
Rainworth

41

8-01-1913

03-04-1913
County Court Offices Mansfield

Water barrel fell down the shaft onto the sinkers

William Wilson
Main Street
Blidworth

39

23-12-1913

24-12-1913
Rufford Colliery Offices

Hit by an air pipe, that fell down the shaft

Arthur William Forknall
13, Barn lane
Mansfield

25

07-07-1915

20-07-1915
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

George James Cornell
111, Brownlow Street
Mansfield

16

10-11-1915

12-11-1915
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Gordon Gent
22, Sherwood Road
Sutton in Ashfield

53

15-12-1915
Died 03-01-1916

05-01-1916
Sutton Council Offices

Fall of roof

Paul Mellows
Sheffield Yorkshire

59

08-07-1916
Died 11-07-1916

14-07-1916
Mansfield General Hospital

Fell from a scaffold, on the surface

Joseph Albert Gilbert
14, Byron Street
Mansfield

14

06-12-1917

09-12-1917
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

Samuel Smith
Richmond Street
Mansfield

43

14-02-1918

16-02-1918
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

John William Hayes
Rose Cottage
Farnsfield

44

09-09-1919

10-09-1919
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs

Frank Beaver
24, Model Village
Rainworth

35

23-04-1920
Died 26-04-1920

28-04-1920
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of coal

Benjamin Burton
47, Nottingham Road
Mansfield

44

02-12-1920

04-12-1920
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Thomas Charles Melbourne
18, Commercial Street
Mansfield

17

08-12-1920

15-12-1920
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by a pony

James William Barker
Central Avenue
Mansfield

18

22-09-1921

26-09-1921
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by wagons, on  the surface

Henry Green
17, Third Avenue
Rainworth

56

03-07-1923

06-07-1923
Mansfield Town Hall

Caught in machinery, on the surface

John Pugh
Little John Drive
Rainworth

40

24-09-1923

26-09-1923
Mission Rooms
Rainworth

Fall of roof

Noel Vernon Robinson
147, Yorke Street
Mansfield

18

01-07-1924

00-07-1924
Mansfield Town Hall

Caught in machinery, on the surface

Arthur Gilbert
Unknown

40

29-10-1924

00-00-1924
No record found

Fall of roof

James William Hunt
Gladstone Street
Mansfield

57

07-01-1925
Died 20-01-1925

26-01-1925
Mansfield Town Hall

Injured lifting a tub

Benjamin Moxon
34, Carter Lane
Mansfield

53

19-03-1925

21-03-1925
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of coal

John Thomas Jackson
16, Clarkson Street
Mansfield

43

12-08-1924
Died 20-06-1925

29-06-1925
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Henry Brittain
73, North Street
Rainworth

15

27-06-1925

29-06-1925
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs

Harry Sansome
33, Union Street
Mansfield

18

06-01-1926

07-01-1926
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by a pony

Joseph Sims
36, Hall Street
Mansfield

68

12-04-1928

14-04-1928
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by wagons, on the surface

Harry Cullumbine
60 Mount Street
Mansfield

29

20-07-1928

27-07-1928
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Neville Arthur Wilson
576, Easthorpe
Southwell

15

20-09-1928

24-09-1928
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Crushed by the cage

William Hyatt
2, Recreation Street
Mansfield

56

28-04-1931

05-05-1931
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

John Heeley
5, Charles Street
Mansfield

40

08-07-1933

11-07-1933
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Hubert Warriner
11, Appleton Road
Blidworth

36

26-03-1934

27-03-1934
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Caught in machinery, on  the surface

Reuben Smith Dean
First Avenue
Rainworth

23

27-03-1934

28-03-1934
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

William Richard Worrell
52, North Avenue
Rainworth

57

23-04-1934

00-04-1934
No record found

Fall of roof

Robert Raven
36, Bould Street
Mansfield

23

02-01-1935
Died 07-01-1935

09-01-1935
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs, death from Meningitis

William Arthur Farmer
62, South Avenue
Rainworth

40

16-02-1935

18-02-1935
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

George Edward Lock
23, Third Avenue
Rainworth

29

09-04-1935

11-04-1935
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Percival Bingham Eden
14,Little John Drive
Rainworth

43

02-05-1935
Died 17-05-1935

20-05-1935
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of coal

Jabez Hopewell
36, North Avenue
Rainworth

59

09-08-1935

10-08-1935
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Run over by tubs

George Henry Shaw
15, Clifton Grove
Mansfield

59

13-08-1935

14-08-1935
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

Ernest Shaw
78, South Avenue
Rainworth

33

14-08-1935
Died 10-09-1935

12-09-1935
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of coal

Frederick Ward
71, Ravensdale Road
Mansfield

20

28-02-1936

03-03-1936
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Baden Wilfred Birch
36, Little John Drive
Rainworth

38

12-10-1938

14-10-1938
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of coal

Frederick Herbert Milnes
11, Broom Hill Lane
Mansfield

31

24-04-1939
Died 05-05-1939

19-05-1939
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs, death from Pneumonia

Samuel Ashley Marriott
22, Little John Drive
Rainworth

41

11-12-1939

14-12-1939
Rufford Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Arthur Holmes        
Houfton Road
Mansfield

24

18-03-1940

20-03-1940
Rufford Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

William Ernest Stocks
45, Norbury Drive
Mansfield

34

07-04-1941
Died 08-04-1941

09-04-1941
Mansfield Police Station

Hit by a dislodged prop

Joseph Rogers
107, Little Barn Lane
Mansfield

35

08-08-1941

10-08-1942
Mansfield Police Station

Hit by a broken haulage anchor slipper

Ernest Sadler
224, Big Barn Lane
Mansfield

17

03-10-1941

06-10-1941
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Walter George Lewin
13, South End
Rainworth

44

02-04-1942

06-04-1942
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

Donald Pearson
8, Python Square
Rainworth

37

19-06-1942

25-06-1942
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by tubs

Daniel Whitehouse
5, North Avenue
Rainworth

62

26-02-1943
Died 07-03-1943

10-03-1943
Mansfield Police Station

Hit by an haulage engine handle

Jack Ward
9, Crown Street
Mansfield

45

18-03-1942

22-03-1943
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of roof

Stanley Wilfred Stanton
65, Python Hill Road
Rainworth

28

10-06-1943

12-06-1943
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

John Stirland
37, Milton Street
Mansfield

46

03-07-1943

05-07-1943
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Leonard Crosby
53, Brader Street
Mansfield

42

22-09-1943

00-00-1943
No record found

Fall of roof

Harold Godfrey
Main Street
Blidworth

33

19-10-1943

21-10-1943
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

John Frank Dearman    
Newstead Avenue
Westdale Lane Gedling

29

12-01-1944

02-02-1944
West Bridgford
Council Offices

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

John William Clough
1, Harcourt Street
Mansfield

35

30-09-1944
Died 24-11-1944

17-12-1944
Mansfield Police Station

Fall of coal

George Instone
2, Omberley Avenue
Skegby

33

03-05-1945

04-05-1945
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Joseph Severn
16, Brownlow Road
Mansfield

53

18-11-1948

22-11-1948
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

William Maddison
2, Top Street
Rainworth

46

25-10-1949

27-10-1949
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

George Edwin Bates
9, Cross Drive
Rainworth

48

28-10-1950

28-11-1950
Mansfield Police Station

Shot firing accident

Arthur Hayes
100, Chesterfield Road
Mansfield

58

26-02-1951

00-03-1951
No record found

Fell down the shaft steps on the surface

Peter Yates
168, Victoria Road
Mansfield

59

17-04-1953
Died 21-04-1953

24-04-1953
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by tubs

Lewis Norman Coles
17, Forest Road
Ollerton

62

01-05-1953

06-05-1953
Ollerton Colliery Offices

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

Richard Edward Gough
1, Elton Road
Mansfield

33

07-12-1953

11-12-1953
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Dennis McCarthy
53, Easthorpe
Southwell

27

21-01-1955
Died 22-01-1955

26-01-1955
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by tubs

William Postlewaite
1, Burlington Road
Mansfield

39

25-03-1955

28-03-1955
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Crushed by an armoured
conveyor

Norman Brittain
10, Python Hill
Rainworth

40

04-05-1955

07-05-1955
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Robert Hendron
163, Denewood Crescent
Bilborough

23

13-05-1955
Died 14-05-1955

08-09-1955
Mansfield Police Station

Burnt by shale, on the surface tip

Arthur Raven
50, Victoria Street
Mansfield

42

31-03-1956

03-04-1956
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Crushed by tubs

Peter Sidall
16, Tennyson Street
Holmewood Derbyshire

23

21-12-1957

24-12-1957
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fell from the roof of a Winding House, on the surface

Bernard Charles Wood
29, Station Road
Rainworth

29

21-05-1958

12-06-1958
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by a coal cutter

John Joseph O’ Brian
35, Ruskin Road
Mansfield

32

12-08-1958

14-08-1958
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Andrew Gilmore Smith
34, Appleton Road
Blidworth

51

22-10-1959

26-10-1959
Drill Hall, Rainworth

Fall of roof

Robert Ian McMurdoe
23, Wilson Avenue
Kirkby in Ashfield

22

17-10-1961

01-05-1962
Mansfield Police Station

Caught in machinery

George Horace Squire
19, Argyle Street
Mansfield

 

00-03-1962
Died 27-03-1960

00-04-1973
Mansfield Police Station

Hit by an Iron gate

John O’Brian
20, Londesbrogh Road
Leeds Yorkshire

30

19-11-1963

29-11-1963
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed by a bulldozer, on the surface

Donald Guy 
62, Station Road 
Rainworth
34 25-10-1965 19-11-1965
Mansfield Police Station
Fall of roof

William Cecil Barnes
83, Collins Lane
Sutton in Ashfield

62

13-05-1969

00-00-1969
No record found

Caught in machinery

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