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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Shireoaks Colliery
1854-1990

The colliery was sunk in 1856 and in 1954 it became the first in Yorkshire to use a Trepanner cutting machine for use in the Clowne seam.

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

Thomas Thorn
Unknown

21

15-03-1855

17-03-1855
George Inn, Worksop

Fell down the shaft

John Ward
Worksop

 

11-11-1855

12-11-1855
Greyhound Inn, Worksop

Wagon fell down the shaft, onto him

William Barker
Chesterfield Derbyshire

 

06-01-1857

00-01-1857
Shireoaks Hotel Inn
Shireoaks

Shaft overwind

William Waterhouse
Turners Wood
Aston, Derbyshire

 

06-01-1857
Died  10-01-1857

00-01-1857
Shireoaks Hotel
Shireoaks

Shaft overwind

George Bennett
Haggonfield
Yorkshire

 

00-11-1857

10-11-1857
Shireoaks Hotel
Shireoaks

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Henry Smithhurst
Worksop

26

20-11-1857

21-11-1857
Shireoaks Hotel Inn
Shireoaks

Fell down the shaft

Robert Whitworth
Unknown

34

25-09-1858

02-10-1858
Shireoaks Hotel Inn
Shireoaks

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Thomas Peters
Worksop

22

04-08-1859

05-08-1859
Marquis of Waterford
Inn Shireoaks

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

Charles Savage
Worksop

40

18-09-1859

26-09-1859
Sun Hotel Inn
Worksop

Fall of roof

James Booth
Worksop

38

02-10-1860

00-10-1860
No record found

Explosion of methane

David Moore
Worksop

30

02-10-1860

00-10-1860
No record found

Explosion of methane

Joseph Leadbetter
Unknown

22

02-10-1860

00-10-1860
No record found

Explosion of methane

Jesse Webster
Worksop

39

15-11-1863

17-11-1863
Bull Inn, Worksop

Fall of roof

Richard Jones
Worksop

35

21-12-1865

00-12-1865

Fall of roof

James Maycock
Worksop

16

20-02-1868

27-02-1868
Shireoaks Inn, Shireoaks

Fall of roof

John Smallcomb
Shireoaks

32

14-04-1869

18-04-1869
Shireoaks Inn, Shireoaks

Fall of roof

Thomas Gee
7, Crown Terrace
Worksop

13

11-04-1871

00-04-1871
No record found

Run over by tubs

Thomas Wilkinson
Worksop

26

12-03-1872

15-03-1872
Marquis of Waterford
Worksop

Fall of roof

Luke Woodward
Worksop

35

05-11-1872

08-11-1872
George Inn, Worksop

Crushed by wagons on the surface

Joseph Eppenstall
Unknown

44

05-02-1873

08-02-1873
Crown Inn, Worksop

Fall of roof

Samuel Spriggs
Worksop

21

09-01-1874

00-01-1874
No record found

Fall of roof

Joseph Smith
Baxton Moor
Whitwell

42

25-07-1874

00-07-1874
No record found

Fell from a platform, down the shaft

John Bedford
Worksop

20

04-10-1875

07-10-1875
Boundary Inn, Worksop

Run over by tubs

George Shay
Worksop

46

10-05-1877

24-05-1877
Marquis of Waterford
Worksop

Fall of roof

William Scott
Western Terrace
Worksop

23

15-06-1877
Died 19-06-1877

21-06-1877
Queens Head Inn, Worksop

Run over by wagons on the surface

Frederick Froggatt
Unknown

36

13-02-1879

00-02-18789
No record found

Caught in machinery

George Crookes
Worksop

56

01-11-1880

04-11-1880
Prior Well Inn
Worksop

Run over by wagons, on the surface

Henry Richardson
42, Lower Town Street
Worksop

20

12-01-1885

15-01-1885
Royal Hotel Inn
Worksop

Fall of roof

Reuben Battrum
Unknown

43

15-02-1890

00-02-1890
No record found

Scalded burst steam pipe, on the surface

George Mitchell
Worksop

57

04-06-1893

07-06-1893
Sherwood Inn Worksop

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

William Kennewell
Unknown

17

24-10-1894

00-10-1894
No record found

Run over by tubs

Oliver Clay
Shireoaks

19

13-05-1896

15-05-1896
Station Hotel Inn
Shireoaks

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

Henry Marrison
7, Mafeking Terrace
Worksop

21

29-06-1904
Died 05-07-1904

06-07-1904
Victoria Hospital Sheffield

Fall in roadway

James Herbert Tupling
Sandy Lane
Worksop

40

20-08-1906

22-08-1906
Crown Inn, Worksop

Fall of roof

Thomas Barrowcliffe
Frederick Street
Worksop

55

24-04-1908

28-04-1908
Golden Ball Inn
Worksop

Fall in roadway

Charles Inman
Fanfield Cottages
Anston Yorkshire

36

04-06-1910

08-06-1910
Anston Grange Farmhouse Anston

Fall in roadway

Sidney Edeson
1, Union Street
Worksop

16

24-03-1911

25-03-1911
Worksop Police Station

Crushed by wagons, on the surface

Frederick Shearman
Worksop

50

17-4-1911
Died 04-09-1911

06-09-1911
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

John Cuffe
Bridge Row
Carlton In Lindrick

42

27-09-1912

30-09-1912
Grey Horses Inn
Carlton In Lindrick

Fall of roof

Isaac Moore
Worksop

39

14-12-1914

16-12-1914
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

Frederick John Proctor
Shireoaks

49

27-01-1915

29-01-1915
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

John Berridge
57, Clarence Road
Worksop

22

11-07-1918

13-07-1918
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

Francis A Stenton
21, Watson Road
Worksop

18

11-10-1919
Died 20-10-19

23-10-1919
Worksop Police Station

Run over by tubs

Alfred Brownlow
Brancliffe Villas
Shireoaks

17

28-11-1919
Died 01-12-1919

03-12-1919
Station Hotel, Shireoaks

Crushed by tubs

Arthur Edward Fox
60, Norfolk Street
Worksop

52

00-11-1910
Died 05-07-1921

06-07-1921
Worksop Police Station

Hit in the head, by a pick blade

George Reynolds
Langley Street
Worksop

15

05-01-1923

08-01-1923
Shireoaks Hotel Inn
Shireoaks

Crushed by tubs

George Bennett
11, West Street
Retford

18

07-01-1927

08-01-1927
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs

Herbert Wheat
194, Gateford Road
Worksop

56

02-02-1927
Died 13-02-1927

15-02-1927
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

Henry Brown
68, Rhodesia
Shireoaks

53

09-05-1927
Died 10-05-1927

12-05-1927
Worksop Police Station

Fall of coal

Thomas Edwin Bee
6, Crown Street
Worksop

19

14-07-1927

15-07-1927
Worksop Police Station

Crushed by tubs

Daniel Fearn
Measham House
Shireoaks

36

01-01-1928

03-01-1928
Worksop Police Station

Fell down the shaft

Arthur Palmer
116, Sandy Lane
Worksop

62

02-04-1928

04-04-1928
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

George William Green
12, Carlton Avenue
Worksop

42

27-12-1930

30-12-1930
Worksop Police Station

Hit by bricks, falling down the shaft

Frank Storey
18, Cresswell Street
Worksop

16

04-05-1934

07-05-1934
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs

Samuel Heaton
Cuthbert Street
Worksop

58

08-08-1935

09-08-1935
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Run over by tubs

George Arthur Seaman
55, John Street
Worksop

15

28-09-1936

01-10-1936
Worksop Police Station

Coal fell from a conveyor and hit him

Benjamin Nixon
9, Furnival Street
Worksop

33

02-06-1938

03-06-1938
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Overcome by blackdamp

George Cheetham
2, Woodend
Worksop

16

02-06-1938

03-06-1938
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Overcome by blackdamp

Thomas Womble
14, Portland Street
Clowne Derbyshire

51

02-05-1939

08-05-1939
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Fall of coal

Albert Edward Mee
17, Mary Street
Rhodesia

36

02-05-1939
Died 06-05-1939

08-05-1939
Worksop Police Station

Fall of roof

John William Beardmore
2, Woodland View
Rhodesia

55

04-01-1942

06-01-1942
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

George Leslie Pinchin
40, John Street
Worksop

19

00-02-1938
Died 03-05-1942

06-05-1942
Sheffield Hospital

Fall of roof

George Edward Staniland
36, Radford Street
Manton

36

08-01-1943

10-01-1943
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Willis Stocks
1, Marjory Street
Rhodesia

48

03-06-1947

06-06-1947
Worksop Court House

Knocked into the sump, by tubs

John Charles Allen
3, Sime Street
Worksop

58

06-06-1947

18-06-1947
Worksop Court House

Fell over, injured  his head

Patrick King
116, Rhodesia
Shireoaks

59

14-12-1949

21-12-1949
Worksop Court House

Run over by tubs

Charles Watkinson
27, Mary Street
Rhodesia

51

08-12-1953

15-12-1953
Shireoaks Colliery Offices

Fall of coal

James Frederick Richardson
1, Sime Street
Worksop

33

05-04-1955

12-04-1955
Worksop Court House

Fall of roof

William Arthur Towle
77, Queens Road
Hodthorpe

48

30-08-1955

01-09-1955
Worksop Court House

Crushed by a locomotive, on the surface

Albert Edward Dove
104, Rhodesia
Shireoaks

42

20-06-1957

25-06-1957
Worksop Court House

Fall of roof

Arthur Nelson
96, Rhodesia
Shireoaks

54

07-07-1958

10-07-1958
Worksop Court House

Fall of coal

Derek Stafford
Church Walk
Manton

38

24-07-1968

00-00-1968
No record found

Crushed, by a powered roof support

George Ellis
4, Pembroke Way
Shireoaks

51

21-06-1972

00-00-1972
No record found

Fall of roof

Geoffrey Mould
53a Watson Street
Worksop

20

01-06-1974
Died 14-06-1974

00-00-1974
No record found

Crushed by a Bulldozer, on the surface

Anthony (Tony)
David Burbridge

John Street
Clay Cross, Derbyshire

28

25-08-1988

00-00-1988
No record found

Fall of roof
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