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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Selston Colliery
Plus Old Selston

1874-1968

(Selston - New Selston colliery was sunk by James Oakes and Co and
Coal was transported by a private rail from this pit to Pye Hill)

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

William Ellis
Unknown

 

08-03-1825

09-03-1825
No record found

Chain broke, fell down the shaft

Joseph Varley
Brinsley

18

00-11-1826
Died 15-11-1826

00-00-1826
Brinsley

Fell down the shaft

Joseph Ellis
Unknown

9

18-06-1836

20-06-1836
Bull and Butcher Inn
Selston

Pulled off riding chain, by the down chain, fell down the shaft

John Smith
Unknown

16

14-03-1838
Died 16-03-1838

17-03-1838
White Lion Inn
Selston

Explosion of methane

Benjamin Lee
Unknown

 

03-10-1860

14-10-1860
White Lion Inn
Selston

Fall of roof

James Kerry
Unknown

 

24-05-1862
Died 30-05-1862

06-06-1862
White Lion Inn
Selston

Fall of roof

John Battley
Unknown

48

17-03-1865

00-03-1865
No record found

Run over by tubs

James Miller
Unknown

22

17-01-1870

00-01-1870
No record found

Fall of roof

Frederick Adams
Brinsley Moor
Greasley

28

23-12-1881
Died 24-12-1881

28-12-1881
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of coal

John William Simpson
Selston

13

12-12-1885

15-12-1885
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Run over by tubs

William Naylor
Eastwood

49

01-01-1889
Died 17-01-1889

21-01-1889
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Arthur Shooter
Underwood

29

21-05-1894

23-05-1894
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Fall of coal

Joseph Clarke
Coady lane
Eastwood

74

17-11-1900
Died 02-12-1900

05-12-1900
Nottingham General Hospital

Hit by the winding rope

John Rigley
Unknown

56

11-10-1902

14-10-1902
Rifle Volunteer Inn
Kirkby in Ashfield

Fall of roof

Arthur Hodgkinson
Middlebrook
Selston

23

14-03-1904

16-03-1904
Dixie Arms Inn
Selston

Fall of coal

Herbert George
Riddings Derbyshire

21

11-10-1904

14-10-1904
New Inn
Riddings

Crushed by tubs

Robert Housley
Underwood

43

20-11-1907

22-11-1907
Co-operative School
Underwood

Hit by the timber boards; in the sump

Henry Brown
Underwood

61

13-12-1907
Died 23-12-1907

24-12-1907
Co-operative School Underwood

Burnt arm on oil lamp, death from Cellulitis

Horace Williamson
Ironville

14

08-09-1909

09-09-1909
Temperance Rooms
Ironville

Run over by tubs

Harold Wells
Walker Street
Eastwood

21

19-10-1909

21-10-1909
Baptist Chapel
Eastwood

Fall of roof

Robert Smith
3, Ratcliffe Street
Eastwood

30

26-04-1911
Died 29-04-1911

01-05-1911
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Phillip Wain
New Brinsley

13

24-08-1911

26-08-1911
Co-operative School
Underwood

Run over by tubs

Joseph William Bowman
Underwood

42

25-10-1911

27-10-1911
Co-operative School
Underwood

Fall of roof

George Limb
New Bagthorpe
Jacksdale

59

26-11-1912
Died 07-12-1912

10-12-1912
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Christopher Lowe
West Road
Selston

27

06-10-1913

08-10-1913
Railway Inn
Pinxton

Run over by tubs

Thomas Swann
Brinsley

60

19-12-1913
Died 07-03-1914

09-03-1914
Miners Institute Brinsley

Injured hand, death from Cellulitis

Samuel Flint
Main Street
Underwood

41

13-02-1913
Died 14-05-1914

18-05-1914
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

William Cope
Underwood

14

16-01-1917

18-01-1917
Underwood

Run over by tubs

Joseph Robert Robinson
21, Station Road
Langley Mill Derbyshire

25

12-12-1917

15-12-1917
Miners Institute
Langley Mill Derbyshire

Fall of roof

William Wardle
Moore Road
Brinsley

42

07-09-1918
Died 08-09-1918

10-09-1918
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

James Hill
Friezeland
Jacksdale

62

17-01-1920

20-01-1920
Nottingham General Hospital

Crushed by tubs

Walter Wilson
Baldwin Street
Newthorpe

35

26-11-1920

29-11-1920
Newthorpe

Fall of roof

Thomas Haynes
Westwood
Jacksdale

61

05-12-1921

09-12-1921
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Frank North
Westwood
Jacksdale

38

20-01-1922

22-01-1922
Westwood

Fall of roof

Henry Leivers
New Street
Underwood

38

25-10-1922

27-10-1922
Nottingham General Hospital

Crushed by a manrider

George Gascoyne
Haggs Farm Newthorpe

26

04-01-1923

05-01-1923
Miners Institute Underwood

Fall of roof

Alexander Rueben Yates
37, Princes Street
Eastwood

28

11-01-1923

13-01-1923
Eastwood Hall
Eastwood

Fall of roof

Ernest Richard Allcock
Ormonde Street
Aldercar Derbyshire

36

04-04-1922
Died 08-04-1923

00-04-1923
No record found

Fall of roof

Francis Joseph Gill
New Bagthorpe
Jacksdale

46

19-07-1923
Died 21-08-1923

23-08-1923
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Edward Flint
Cordy Lane
Brinsley

18

02-05-1924

05-05-1924
Yew Tree Inn
Brinsley

Run over by tubs

Henry Groves
23, Lee Lane
Langley Mill Derbyshire

38

29-08-1924

00-09-1924
No record found

Fall of roof

Lewis W W Swann
Alfreton Road
Selston

14

05-10-1925

07-10-1925
Bull and Butcher Inn
Selston

Crushed by tubs

Joseph Wharmby
Main Street
Brinsley

30

19-11-1927
Died 12-02-1929

00-02-1929
No record found

Fall of roof

George Albert Ashmore
Wharf Road
Pinxton Derbyshire

61

22-02-1929

25-02-1929
Primitive Methodist

Fall of roof

Joseph Purdy
High Street
Brinsley

49

03-09-1929
Died 26-09-1929

Chapel Selston
28-09-1929
Wagon and Horses inn
Brinsley

Fall of roof

George Enoch Wagstaff
Palmerston Street
Westwood Derbyshire

41

15-10-1929

18-10-1929
Selston

Fall of roof

William Martin
Palmerston Street
Westwood Derbyshire

28

08-06--1934
Died 27-06-1934

29-06-1934
Nottingham General Hospital

Injured arm Died  from Septicaemia

Vincent Tinley
Hyson Green

57

18-02-1929
Died 25-06-1938

27-06-1938
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

Rylott Ward
12, Princes Street
Eastwood

38

04-05-1942
Died 06-05-1942

08-05-1942
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

Sidney Hodgkinson
23, Palmerston Street
Underwood

42

20-12-1948

23-12-1948
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

Joseph William Crooks
42, Plumtre Way
Eastwood

43

03-02-1951

18-05-1951
Kirkby Council Offices

Fall of roof

Percy William Swindell
4, New Road
Codnor Park Derbyshire

36

27-09-1951

01-10-1951
Kirkby Council Offices

Crushed by the cage

Timothy Wilson
High Street
Kimberley

52

20-02-1953

30-02-1953
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

James Johnson
Chapel Street
Eastwood

46

03-04-1967

28-04-1967
Mansfield Police Station

Crushed, by a powered roof support

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