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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Trowell Moor Colliery
Also called Stapleford Colliery
Plus Earlier Workings

1881-1928

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
Isaac Harris
Strelley
  19-10-1753
Burial date
Detail from parish Records
All Saints, Strelley
Fell down the Shaft
Joseph Shaw
Trowell
40 11-05-1830 12-05-1830
Kings head, Wollaton
Fell down the shaft
William Deakin
Unknown
6 30-07-1935
Died 31-07-1835
01-08-1835
Sherwin Arms Inn
Sitting on a boys shoulder in the chains both fell down the shaft
John Stones
Trowell
21 11-04-1856 25-04-1856
Barley Mow Inn
Trowell
Fell down the shaft
Arthur Sharpe
Bramcote
17 20-11-1873
Died 21-11-1873
00-11-1873
No record found
InquestFell from the cage, down the shaft
William Henry Daykin
Bramcote
22 28-04-1887
Died 25-11-1887
28-11-1887
Gregory’s Farm
Bramcote
Crushed by tubs
George Hallam
Stapleford
17 27-08-1889 28-08-1889
Nottingham General
Hospital
Run over by tubs
Dennis Chapell
15, Chapel Street
Bramcote
17 29-10-1891 30-10-1891
Sherwin Arms Inn
Bramcote
InquestCrushed by wagons, on the surface
John Adcock
Primrose Hill
Cotmanhay Derbyshire
33 12-09-1898
Died 26-09-1898
27-09-1898
Mundy Arms Inn
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
Thomas Wright
6, Greens lane
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
28 24-05-1908 26-05-1908
Trowell Moor Colliery Offices
Fall of roof
Alfred Widdowson
Moorbridge Lane
Stapleford
30 01-10-1910 03-10-1910
Moorbridge Lane Chapel
Fall of roof
John F Trindall
Anthill Road
Stapleford
39 21-09-1916 23-09-1916
Brookhill Schools
Stapleford
Crushed by wagons, on the surface
William Wright Smith
9, William Street
Stapleford
52 14-06-1917 16-06-1917
Nottingham General Hospital
Run over by tubs
John Ellis
141, Nottingham Road
Ilkeston
35 05-07-1917 06-07-1917
Trowell Moor Colliery Offices
Fall of coal
Arthur Vickers
51, Forest Avenue
Stapleford
52 10-10-1917 11-10-1917
Trowell Moor Colliery Offices
Fall of roof
Henry Foster
2, Adam Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
73 25-07-1918 00-07-1918
No record found
Fell from a coal wagon, on the surface
Frederick Robert Tolliday
17, Moorbridge Lane
Stapleford
18 31-03-1920
Died 13-04-1920
15-04-1920
Ilkeston Hospital Ilkeston
Fall of roof
James Tennant
3, Harriet Street
Stapleford
16 18-01-1921 19-01-1921
No record found
Crushed by tubs
Christopher Beardsley
109, Station Road
Stapleford
22 26-09-1921 29-09-1921
No record found
Fall of roof
John Charles Towle
31, Midland Terrace
Stapleford
26 14-11-1923
Died 18-11-1923
21-11-1923
Nottingham General Hospital
Fall of roof
William Carlin
85, Granville Street
Long Eaton
24 23-09-1924 26-09-1924
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Fall of roof
John Craig
1, Gordon Street
Ilkeston
33 12-12-1925
Died 20-02-1927
24-02-1927
Middleton Hotel
Ilkeston
Injured lifting a tub

Turkey Field Pit
Also Called Strelley Colliery

1800s - 1880s

Name/Address Age Date of Accident Inquest date/Place Detail
Job Widdowson 23 25-10-1828 26-10-1828
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
Fall of roof J-Widdowson
William Raynor
Unknown
28 28-08-1830 29-08-1830
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
Fell down the shaft Raynor
James Ward
Babington Village
14 24-12-1830 26-12-1830
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
Fall of roof
Richard Bexon   18-01-1831 19-01-1831
Colliery Agents House
Babbington Village
Fell down the shaft
Edward Beard
Unknown
10 21-08-1832 22-08-1832
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
Fell down the shaft
Thomas Ball
Awsworth
20 20-08-1834 21-08-1834
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
Methane ignition
Henry Maltby
Selston
21 03-11-1838 08-11-1838
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood
Fell down the shaft
Francis Varley
Kimberley
25 15-11-1838 17-11-1838
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood
Fall of roof
Joseph Straw
Unknown
  04-12-1838 05-12-1838
Horse and Groom Inn
Kimberley
Fell down the shaft
William Calman
Unknown
14 07-12-1839 19-12-1830
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Crushed by wagons, on the surface
George Edwards 18 00-08-1840 14-08-1840
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Overcome by blackdamp
Thomas Edwards
Unknown
18 03-08-1840 04-08-1840
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Fell down the shaft
George Chambers
Awsworth
14 27-02-1844
Died 28-02-1844
29-02-1844
Jolly Colliers Inn
Awsworth
Fell down the shaft
Mark Day
Kimberley
21 26-11-1844 28-11-1844
Horse and Groom Inn
Kimberley
Hit by coal, falling down
the shaft
Samuel Stephenson
Unknown
12 08-03-1845 09-03-1845
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Coal fell on him, from a moving wagon on the surface
George Tissington
Babbington
32 25-06-1846 03-07-1846
Colliery Agents House
Babington Village
G-TissingtonFell down the Shaft
Thomas Syson
Ilkeston
21 06-09-1849
Died
13-09-1849
14-09-1849
Nottingham General
Hospital
Fall of roof
Amos Riley
Awsworth
16 23-11-1849 30-11-1849
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Fall of roof
William Chambers
Strelley
60 24-12-1949 28-12-1849
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Hit by a chain on the surface
 
Francis Winson
Cotmanhay, Derbyshire
62 08-10-1851 09-10-1852
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Fall of roof
Stephen Bostock
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
45 15-01-1852 17-01-1852
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Crushed by tubs
James Webster
Two Mile House
Basford
18 15-10-1852 18-10-1852
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Crushed by tubs James Webster
James Thorley
55 14-11-1857
Died
17-11-1857
19-11-1857
Nottingham General
Hospital
Overwound into the
headstocks
James Thorley
William Henson
Babbington Village
70 15-07-1859 26-07-1859
Broad Oak Inn
Strelley
Run over by wagons on
the surface
William-Henson
Job Severn
Strelley
16 27-01-1864 Not found
Caught in machinery both
arms amputated
Job-S
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