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Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

05-01-1860

George Clark

 

Carhouse

Fall of roof

05-01-1860

James Singleton

 

Bradley

Fall of roof

07-01-1860

Allen Heeley

boy

Robert Town

Fall of roof

20-01-1860

Thomas Dixon

 

Stanley

Fall of roof

27-01-1860

John Burke

 

Wombwell Main

Unknown

15-02-1860

Henry Wilson

 

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

David Jagger

72

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

David Jagger

14

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

Levi Cawthorne

33

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

George Summers

12

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

Henry Blackburn

12

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

John Wilson

40

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

Joseph Wilson

11

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

George Clark

23

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

John Whitehead

27

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

Henry Brown

12

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

William Depledge

26

Higham

Explosion of methane

15-02-1860

John Crossley

19

Higham

Explosion of methane

22-02-1860

John Ambler

 

Shelf

Fell down the shaft

08-03-1860

Thomas Carr

 

Strafford

Fall of roof

08-03-1860

Richard Pagett

 

Strafford

Fall of roof

10-03-1860

Benjamin Laycock

 

Calder

Fall of roof

06-04-1860

Joseph Warwick

 

Boyn Hill

Fall of coal

17-04-1860

Henry Heath

 

Stanley

Fall of roof

19-04-1860

John Cooper

 

Oaks

Fall of roof

10-05-1860

George Cardwell

boy

Low Elsecar

Crushed by tubs

14-05-1860

Samuel Austin

boy

Quaker Lane

Crushed by a steam engine

21-05-1860

James Schofield

 

Rothwell Haigh

Fall of roof

30-05-1860

Thomas Winterton

 

Blacker

Fall of coal

09-06-1860

Thomas Armitage

boy

Wrenthorpe

Fall of roof

08-07-1860

George Bagnall

boy

Lower Elsecar

Crushed by tubs

26-07-1860

Charles Marsden

 

Dodworth

Fell down the shaft

13-08-1860

E Wilson

boy

New Brown Moor

Fell down the shaft

14-08-1860

Thomas Theaton

 

Warren Vale

Fall of coal

28-08-1860

Charles Coward

 

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fell down the shaft

04-09-1860

James Crossland

 

West Gawber

Fall of roof

06-09-1860

William Batty

 

Wombwell Main

Boiler Burst

17-09-1860

James Illingworth

 

Foxholes

Fall of roof

14-10-1860

Robert Spencer

 

Stubley

Explosion of methane

25-10-1860

John Bellwood

boy

Thorncliffe

Run over by tubs

23-11-1860

Charles Hawhead

 

Neville Hill

Fall of roof

29-11-1860

Benjamin Cromack

 

Woolley

Fell down the shaft

04-12-1860

Henry Rogers

boy

Tinsley

Crushed by tubs

18-12-1860

John Hart

boy

Tinsley

Fall of roof

27-12-1860

John Clarkson

 

Waterloo

Fall of roof

28-12-1860

John Coe

 

Woodthorpe

Rope broke

28-12-1860

George Carr

 

Woodthorpe

Rope broke

Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

01-01-1861

William Ambler

 

Brown Moor

Fell down the shaft

01-01-1861

Robert Taylor

 

Brown Moor

Fell down the shaft

02-01-1861

Mathew Dinsley

 

Oakenshaw

Explosion of methane

02-01-1861

Abraham Itson

 

Oakenshaw

Explosion of methane

15-01-1861

John Kaye

 

Dean Hall

Explosion of methane

04-02-1861

Charles Smith

 

North Gawber

Explosion of methane

04-02-1861

James Kerrigan

 

North Gawber

Explosion of methane

15-02-1861

William Dixon

 

Rockwell

Explosion of gunpowder

20-02-1861

Charles Crossland

 

Allerton Bywater

Fell down the shaft

02-03-1861

John Young

 

Lundhill

Fall of coal

07-03-1861

Samuel Ridgway

 

East Field

Stone fell down the shaft

15-03-1861

Thomas Rigg

 

Howley Park

Fall of roof

15-03-1861

Peter Broad

 

Gawthorpe

Explosion of methane

21-03-1861

William Gaunt

 

Dean Hall

Fall of coal

27-03-1861

William Shepherd

 

Willow Bank

Fall of coal

28-03-1861

Thomas Atmore

 

Altofts

Fall of roof

29-03-1861

James Burtoft

 

Tankersley

Explosion of gunpowder

04-04-1861

Benjamin Dyson

 

Grimescar

A wheel fell down the shaft

05-04-1861

Joseph Lunn

 

Waterloo

Fall of coal

23-04-1861

Edward Waller

 

Altofts

Fell down the shaft

25-04-1861

Roger Brandwood

 

Shaw Lane

Fall of roof

28-04-1861

George Jagger

 

Thrybergh Hall

Explosion of gunpowder

03-05-1861

Thomas Mosley

 

Brightside

Crushed by tubs

08-05-1861

William Clayton

 

Oaks

Explosion of gunpowder

11-05-1861

Joseph Warner

 

Providence

Fall of roof

19-05-1861

Jeremiah Buckley

 

Brightside

Stone fell down the shaft

27-05-1861

Robert Ramsden

 

Wrenthorpe

Explosion of gunpowder

04-06-1861

Reuben Hoyland

 

Brightside

Fall of coal

18-06-1861

John Hutchinson

 

Old Silkstone

Crushed by tubs

26-06-1861

William Hatfield

 

Morley Main

Fall of roof

26-06-1861

George Rollin

boy

Mount Osbourne

Explosion of methane

28-06-1861

Benjamin Taylor

 

Rothwell Haigh

Fell from cage

01-07-1861

David Jagger

 

Thrybergh Hall

Chain fell down the shaft

03-07-1861

Benjamin Brown

 

Mount Osbourne

Fall of coal

12-07-1861

Isaac Birch

 

Edmunds Main

Fall of coal

23-07-1861

Thomas Wilby

 

Allerton Bywater

Fall of coal

29-07-1861

Thomas Caley

 

Middleton

Fall of roof

02-08-1861

Mark Ward

 

East Gawber

Explosion of methane

02-08-1861

John Warhurst

 

East Gawber

Explosion of methane

06-08-1861

Thomas Brook

 

Bunker Hill

Overcome by blackdamp

31-08-1861

Jonathan Kellatt

 

Morley Main

Fall of roof

16-09-1861

Jonathan Johnson

 

Seacroft

Stone fell down the shaft

19-09-1861

George Frost

 

Carhouse

Fall of coal

24-09-1861

Anthony Fryer

 

North Gawber

Fall of coal

27-09-1861

Thomas Howarth

boy

Mount Osbourne

Run over by tubs

27-09-1861

Edward Frost

 

Darfield Main

Fall of coal

04-10-1861

Robert Green

 

New Gawber

Fall of roof

14-10-1861

Samuel Potter

 

Lundhill

Fall of coal

14-10-1861

George Allatt

 

High Royd

Explosion of methane

26-10-1861

John Yeates

 

Mount Osbourne

Fall of roof

28-10-1861

John Hart

 

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of coal

06-11-1861

Thomas Jones

 

Whitley

Stone fell down the shaft

07-11-1861

Elijah Taylor

boy

Whitwood

Run over by tubs

25-11-1861

Walter Lockwood

 

North Gawber

Fall of coal

28-11-1861

Charles Prince

 

Ellerby Lane

Fell down the shaft

17-12-1861

William Grayson

 

Dropping well

Fell down the shaft

18-12-1861

George Whiteley

 

St Johns

Fall of roof

19-12-1861

Joseph Cawthorn

 

Park Gate

Explosion of gunpowder

29-12-1861

John Sellars

 

Castle

Run over by tubs

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