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Alan Nottinghamshire Coalfield



Willey Lane Colliery
1840s -1870s

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

Joseph Wilson
Unknown

 

20-07-1842
Died 30-07-1842

31-07-1842
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Explosion of methane

Thomas Wagstaff
Kirkby in Ashfield

14

26-07-1847

00-07-1847
No record found

Fall of coal

John Fulwood
Unknown

 

21-09-1847

00-09-1847
No record found

Explosion of methane

Joseph Moore
Unknown

55

30-10-1862

00-11-1862
No record found
Brinsley

Fall of roof

John Wells
Unknown

14

03-03-1863

00-03-1863
No record found

Fell from the cage

Edward Williamson
26, South Side
Kimberley

63

29-03-1863

01-04-1863
Jolly Colliers Inn
Kimberley

Fall of roof

John Davis
Unknown

33

17-02-1864

19-02-1864
Brick and Tile Inn
Underwood

Gunpowder explosion

Herbert Wilson
Brinsley

16

15-06-1869

28-06-1869
Robin Hood Inn
Greasley

Fall of roof

Wollaton Colliery
Includes Earlier Workings

1873-1966

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

William Barker
Wollaton

 

09-12-1659

 

Killed in a coal pit, Parish records

John Archer
Wollaton

 

01-10-1675

 

Parish records, Killed in a coal pit

John Smith
Wollaton

 

11-11-1800

00-11-1800
No record found

A horse fell down the shaft onto him, while he was riding the chain

Joseph Banks
Bilborough

 

11-11-1800

No record found

A horse fell down the shaft onto him, while he was riding the chain

William Marsden
Radford

 

00-06-1808

09-06-1808
Radford

Fall of coal

Unnamed

 

31-05-1810

00-06-1810

Chains broke, fell down the shaft

Unnamed

 

31-05-1810

No record found
00-06-1810

Chains broke, fell down the shaft

Unnamed

 

31-05-1810

00-06-1810
No record found

Chains broke, fell down the shaft

Unnamed boy

 

26-04-1815

00-04-1815
No record found

Rope broke, fell down the shaft

Unnamed boy
Unknown

 

26-04-1815
Died 01-05-1815

00-04-1815
No record found

Rope broke, fell down the shaft

William Williamson
Wollaton         

22

25-10-1819

00-10-1819
No record found

Killed in a coal pit

Joseph Burgess
Lenton

 

07-05-1827

08-05-1827
Lenton

Overcome by blackdamp

Henry Soar
Bilborough

60

16-12-1833

17-12-1833
Admiral Rodney Inn
Wollaton

Fall of roof

John Waplington
Unknown

61

21-02-1839

26-02-1839
Kings Head Inn
Wollaton

Fall of roof

John Williamson
Unknown

50

21-02-1839

26-02-1839
Kings Head Inn
Wollaton

Fall of roof

William Moult
Trowell

40

20-12-1840

31-12-1840
House of Mary Shaw
Trowell

Fell down the shaft

Isaac Walters
Wollaton

11

31-03-1854

01-05-1853
Kings Head Inn
Wollaton

Fall of roof

John Bostock
Unknown

21

07-09-1875
Died
30-09-1875

07-10-1875
Nottingham General Hospital

Shotfiring accident. Death from Lockjaw

Levi Giddens
Radford

15

01-05-1876

08-05-1876
Nottingham General Hospital

Run over by tubs

Thomas Edson
Unknown

 

16-08-1877

23-08-1877
Nottingham General Hospital

Tub fell off a hoist and hit Him, on the surface

James Drange
Unknown

48

30-05-1878

00-06-1878
No record found

Explosion of gunpowder

Mathew Anthony
Basford

30

06-01-1879

07-01-1879
Admiral Rodney Inn
Wollaton

Fall of roof

William Holland
7, Abbey Row
Radford

14

27-12-1879

06-01-1880
Nottingham General Hospital

Burnt by ignited oil from an oil lamp

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