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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Underwood Colliery
1852-1876

Philip's Great Grandfather, John Smith was a Hanger-On at Underwood Pit
He died at the age of 22 on 12th September 1874 trying to rescue the pit ponies during a pit fire.

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

Francis Varley
Eastwood

25

16-11-1838

16-11-1838
Brick and Tile,
at Underwood in

Fall of roof memory-F-Varley

 

Abraham Gibson
Eastwood

34

16-05-1855

19-05-1855
Sun Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof memory

 

Thomas Housley
Unknown

38

24-07-1855

30-07-1855
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Crushed by a wagon on the surface   memory

John Dexter
Unknown

68

12-08-1856

22-08-1856
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Fall of roof   memory
S Henshaw
Not found
40 23-08-1856 Not found Fall of roof

Jeremiah Knighton
Unknown

60

28-04-1858

30-04-1858
Robin Hood Inn
Brinsley

Shotfiring accident memory

James Gregory
Unknown

12

07-06-1859
Died 17-06-1859

24-06-1859
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Explosion of gunpowder memory

John Battley
Unknown

48

17-03-1865

00-03-1965
No record found

Run over by tubs

Joseph Shirland
Unknown

14

26-08-1869

01-09-1869
Yew Tree Inn
Brinsley

Fell down the shaft memory

James Mellors
Unknown

22

17-01-1870

00-01-1870
No record found

Fall of roof memory

George Ball
Unknown

38

12-04-1874

20-04-1874
Durham Ox Inn
Brinsley

memoryOvercome by fumes, from an underground fire

John Smith
Cordy Lane
Brinsley




24

12-04-1874

20-04-1874
Durham Ox inn
Brinsley

memoryOvercome by fumes, from an underground fire while trying to save the Pit Ponies

Luke Holmes
Unknown

43

13-08-1875

19-08-1875
Sun Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof memory

 

Luke Naylor
Unknown

42

20-08-1875

21-08-1875
Sun Inn
Eastwood

Fall of roof memory

 

Continued - as Selston


Warsop Main Colliery
1893-1989

(Page 1)

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

Robert William Hunt
12, Portland Row
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

19

06-03-1900

09-03-1900
Station Hotel  Inn
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

Fall of roof

 

Frank Hague
34, Portland Street
Mansfield Woodhouse

49

25-09-1900

27-09-1900
Greyhound Inn
Mansfield

Fall of coal

John Henry Naylor
Eastwood Yard
Warsop

19

19-02-1901

21-02-1901
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Crushed by tubs

Samuel Carter
33, Clumber Street
Pleasley, Derbyshire

29

04-10-1901

07-10-1901
Warsop Main Colliery Offices

Crushed by the cage

George Allen
2, Mrs Carr Houses
Warsop

23

04-12-1901

06-12-1901
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Fall of coal

Benjamin Cantrell
Portland Row
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

26

07-03-1902

08-03-1902
Warsop Main Colliery Offices

Outburst of coal

Albert Edward Beresford
1a, Portland Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

24

07-03-1902

08-03-1902
Warsop Main Colliery Offices

Outburst of coal

Joseph Bell
31, Maycock Terrace
Mansfield Woodhouse

31

14-11-1902
Died 30-11-1902

02-12-1902
New Inn
Mansfield

Fall of roof

George Hurst
Newton Street
Mansfield

26

29-04-1903

30-04-1903
Warsop Main Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Arthur Edwin Severn
199, Warsop Vale
Warsop

34

02-11-1903

04-11-1913
Warsop Main Colliery Offices

Fall of roof

Henry Beadsley
Shirebrook
17 05-04-1904
died
12-04-1904
14-04-1904
Mansfield Town Hall
Crushed foot

John Robert Allen
13, Victoria Terrace
Mansfield

20

13-05-1904

16-05-1904
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Fall of roof

John Meads
Minerva Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

38

31-01-1905

02-02-1905
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Fall of roof

William Williamson
Vernon Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

41

27-04-1905

29-04-1905
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of coal

John George Marriott
Warsop

27

11-07-1905

13-07-1905
Talbot Inn
Warsop

Fall in a roadway

Fred Ibbotson
42, Warsop Vale
Warsop

22

27-09-1905

29-09-1905
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Fall of coal

John Duncombe
Warsop

16

10-10-1906
Died 25-10-1906

26-10-1905
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs

Fred Smith
Station Road
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

16

01-05-1907

03-05-1907
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop

Crushed by tubs

William Shaw
38, Victoria Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

14

19-05-1908

21-05-1908
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

Thomas Edwin Percival
15, Portland Road
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

15

28-01-1909

31-01-1909
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

John Robert Smith
Station Road
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

41

15-07-1909

17-07-1909
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

George Gladwin
71, Warsop Vale
Warsop

34

28-04-1909
Died 26-11-1909

29-11-1909
Primitive Methodist
Chapel Warsop

Crushed by tubs

George William Johnson
33, Victoria Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

29

01-12-1910

02-12-1910
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop Vale

Run over by tubs

William C Fisher
27, Sherwood Street
Mansfield Woodhouse

26

03-11-1910
Died 29-01-1911

02-02-1911
Plymouth Brethren
Chapel M.Woodhouse

Fall of roof

Emanuel Seddon
73, Northland Road
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

37

16-04-1912

17-04-1912
Primitive Methodist
Chapel Warsop Vale

Crushed by tubs

George Arthur Mason
24, Edward Street
Warsop

28

23-07-1913
Died 29-07-1913

30-07-1913
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall in a roadway

Arthur Slater
Titchfield Drive
Mansfield

16

30-10-1913
Died 01-11-1913

04-11-1913
Mansfield Town Hall

Run over by tubs

Samuel Annable
37, Cavendish Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

34

14-02-1914

16-02-1914
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop Vale

Fall of roof

John Aubrey Hale
14, Thickly Bank
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

15

21-03-1914

23-03-1914
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop Vale

Run over by tubs

Wilfred Floyde
23, Sookholme
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

14

08-07-1914

14-07-1914
Market Hotel Inn
Shirebrook

Run over by tubs

William Dalby
Alexandra Street
Warsop

33

18-08-1914

21-08-1914
Mansfield Town Hall

Crushed by tubs

Wilfred Butler
86, King Street
Warsop

17

28-08-1915

31-8-1915
Vale Hotel Inn
Warsop Vale

Run over by tubs

William Jackson
Market Street
Shirebrook, Derbyshire

62

01-12-1915

03-12-1915
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

Ernest Moore
28, Ashbourne Street
Shirebrook

42

01-07-1916
Died 14-07-1916

17-07-1916
Mansfield Town Hall

Injured leg, death from Septicaemia

Henry Bill
180, Sherwood Street
Mansfield Woodhouse

37

17-07-1916

2-08-1917
Mansfield Town Hall

Fall of roof

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