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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Watnall Colliery
Includes Earlier Workings

1873-1950

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

Edmund Varley
Watnall

9

16-08-1833
Died
18-08-1833

20-08-1833
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fall of roof Hannah-P

 

Aaron Shaw
Unknown

 

28-06-1836

30-06-1836
Bull and Butcher Inn
Selston

Fell down the shaft

Joseph Ward
Unknown

59

10-11-1837

12-11-1837
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Burnt in a surface ash pit

Joseph Robinson
Unknown

 

07-01-1842

08-01-1842
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fall of roof

Joseph Stapleton
Daykin Road
Eastwood

12

08-06-1841

09-06-1841
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fell down the shaft

John Bird
Nuthall

37

06-09-1843

00-09-1843
No record found

Fell down the shaft

George Rhodes
Kimberley

40

09-02-1848
Died
10-02-1848

12-02-1848
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fall of roof

 

Samuel Richards
Ilkeston

 

25-06-1850

00-06-1850
No record found

Hit by object that fell down the shaft

Edward Cooke
Newthorpe

14

28-09-1851

30-09-1851
Queens Head Inn
Watnall

Fall of roof

William Burrows
Unknown

60

29-04-1853

06-05-1853
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fell down the shaft

Moses Burrows
Unknown

20

24-09-1866
Died
04-10-1866

00-09-1866
No record found

Explosion of gunpowder

Noah Burrows
Kimberley

15

17-12-1867
Died 18-12-1867

29-12-1867
Stag Inn
Kimberley

Run over by tubs

Gervase Sisson
Underwood

57

23-10-1876
Died
29-10-1876

06-11-1876
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Shotfiring accident

John Burrows
Kimberley

24

06-04-1878

08-04-1878
Lord Clyde Inn
Kimberley

Fall of roof

Leonard Butler
Langley Mill
Derbyshire
23 08-10-1882 09-10-1882
Royal oak Inn
Watnall
Run over by wagons on the surface
Charles Hingley
Brinsley Row
Greasley
35 14-07-1883 17-07-1883
Nottingham General
Hospital
Run over by wagons on the surface

William Smith
Watnall

38

07-02-1884

08-02-1884
Royal Oak Inn
Watnall

Fall of roof

Joseph Treen
Victoria Street
Kimberley

14

10-12-1884

12-12-1884
Gate Inn
Kimberley

Fall in a roadway

Charles Hingley
Brinsley Row
Greasley

35

14-07-1883

Watnall Inquest
NGH 16-07-1883

 

Samuel Cresswell
Unity Street
Kirkby in Ashfield

23

24-11-1884
Died
22-07-1885

00-11-1884
No record found

Leg injury, death followed amputation of leg in London

George Turton
Hill Top
Eastwood
28 21-06-1886 23-06-1886
Greasley Castle Inn
Fell onto a pick blade, pit sidings

Joseph Leivers
Kimberley Yard
Kimberley

42

04-02-1887
Died 
25-09-1887

26-09-1887
White Lion Inn
Kimberley

Fall of roof

William Henry Drury
Gilt Bridge
Kimberley

21

11-09-1888

14-09-1888
Lord Clyde Inn
Kimberley

Fall of roof

James William Gibson
Brewery Street
Kimberley

14

03-11-1892
Died
06-11-1892

08-11-1892
Nottingham General Hospital

Run over by tubs

John Thomas Fisher
High Street
Kimberley

12

20-11-1893

21-11-1893
Horse and Groom Inn
Kimberley

Fall in a roadway

Thomas Meakin
Hilltop
Eastwood

34

19-12-1893
Died
22-12-1893

26-12-1893
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Henry Clarke
Jubilee Cottages
Kimberley

29

20-08-1894
Died
21-08-1894

23-08-1894
Great Northern Inn
Kimberley

Fall of roof

George Webster
307, Quarry Road
Bulwell

16

12-11-1902

14-11-1902
Quarry Road School
Bulwell

Fall in a roadway

William Ryder
The Breach
Eastwood

18

08-10-1903

09-10-1903
Palmerston Arms Inn
Eastwood

Fall in a roadway

William Wagstaff
Bulwell

16

13-10-1903

16-10-1903
Queens Head Inn
Watnall

Crushed by the cage

George Meakin
Thomas Street
Kimberley

17

09-08-1904

11-08-1904
Queens Head Inn
Watnall

Fell from the cage, down the shaft

Edwin Kirk
Newthorpe

25

10-05-1905

12-05-1905
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

John Edward Gibson
Beauvale
Newthorpe

30

06-08-1907

09-08-1907
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of coal

Richard Maltby
17, Victoria Street
Kimberly
62 00-09-1911
Died
22-03-1913
Ruling by County Court
Judge Allen
Injury unknown death due to accident

Amos Brooks
Lyncroft
Eastwood

21

31-03-1913
Died
02-04-1913

04-04-1913
Baptist Church
Watnall

Fall of roof

Frank William Lowe
53, Hardy Street
Kimberley

51

15-04-1915

18-04-1915
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Benjamin Butt
68, Orchard Street
Hucknall

17

08-06-1916

09-06-1916
Hucknall Council Offices

Fall of roof

Samuel Hopewell
North Street
Kimberley

21

20-07-1917

23-07-1918
Primitive Methodist Chapel Kimberley

Fall of roof

Alfred Thomas Chambers
49. Noel Street
Kimberley

34

17-04-1919

20-04-1919
Nottingham General Hospital

Shotfiring accident

John Bilson
25, Greenhills Road
Eastwood

49

27-05-1920

29-05-1920
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Wilfred John Terry
1, Buckingham Road
Bulwell

27

01-07-1922

03-07-1922
Hyson Green Coroners Court

Electrocuted

Ernest Chapman
13, Extension Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire

20

28-08-1924

30-08-1924
Nottingham General Hospital

Fall of roof

Ernest Taylor
15, Main Street
Newthorpe

44

20-08-1925

22-08-1925
Newthorpe

Hit by an Aerial Bucket, on the surface waste tip

Mathew Coleman
63, Cliff Boulevard
Kimberley

48

26-04-1927
Died
03-05-1927

05-05-1927
Nottingham General Hospital

Hand injury, death from Septicaemia

Bernard Lilley
23, Noel Street
Kimberley

38

25-07-1927

27-07-1927
Nottingham General Hospital

Hand injury? Died  from Septicaemia

Victor Robinson
Powis Street
Bulwell

25

20-10-1930

22-10-1930
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

George Drabble
39, Jubilee Street
Kimberley

62

17-11-1937

19-11-1937
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

Dennis Limb
2, Paddock Street
Nottingham

45

22-05-1939
Died
25-05-1939

26-05-1939
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

Samuel Chambers
27, Noel Street
Kimberley

51

08-12-1939

12-12-1939
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

Owen Edward Bostock
16, Slade Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire

26

15-05-1940

16-05-1940
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

James Clark
39, Eastwood Road
Kimberley

44

18-07-1941

21-07-1941
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

George Wheeldon
24, Ebenezer Street
Ilkeston, Derbyshire

26

29-07-1941

01-08-1941
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

Albert Edward Hill
33, Prince Street
Cotmanhay Derbyshire

46

24-10-1941

28-10-1941
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Fall of roof

Walter Barker
11, Wellington Street
Eastwood

59

11-09-1942
Died
04-01-1943

06-01-1943
Leenside Coroners Court

Fall of roof

John Joseph Freeman
55, Queen Street
Eastwood

29

04-10-1945

05-10-1945
Eastwood Hall Offices Eastwood

Caught in a coal cutter

John Thomas Bird
26, Albert Avenue
Nuthall

61

12-10-1947

13-10-1947
Leenside Coroners Court

Run over by tubs

John Priestley
6, Collier Cottages
Watnall

72

03-01-1952

07-01-1952
Eastwood Council Offices

Run over by a loco, on the surface

George Leslie Oldknow
43, Hardy Street
Kimberley

51

22-09-1952

25-09-1952
Eastwood Council Offices

Electrocuted

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