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Date


Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

04-01-1870

Jonathan Copley

39

St John’s

Fell down the shaft

06-01-1870

John Green

16

Tankersley

Crushed by tubs

08-01-1870

Thomas Heywood

27

Fox Holes

Crushed by the cage

08-01-1870

Joseph Catts

35

Woodthorpe

Explosion of methane

14-01-1870

Henry Westwood

60

Whinney Moor

Fall of roof

16-01-1870

James Barlow

34

East Gawber

Crushed by the cage

01-02-1870

Alfred Scofield

17

Waterloo

Run over by tubs

09-02-1870

John Anty

65

Dewsbury Moor

Fell from a gantry surface

10-02-1870

George Oxley

15

Willow Bank

Run over by tubs

13-02-1870

George Natriss

31

Denaby Main

Fall in a roadway

13-02-1870

Joseph Hough

31

Denaby Main

Fall in a roadway

17-02-1870

William Dobson

36

Normanton

Fall of roof

23-02-1870

George Sockwood

43

Bradley Wood

Object fell down the shaft

07-03-1870

W Marsden

36

Car Main

Fall of roof

14-03-1870

B Roberts

15

Darfield Main

Fall of coal

22-03-1870

J Baldwin

32

Woolley

Fall of coal

22-03-1870

J Wrigglesworth

17

Kippax

Crushed by the cage

25-03-1870

James Tott

24

Darfield Main

Fall of roof

26-03-1870

Charles Wheeler

24

Orgreave

Explosion of methane

28-03-1870

L Bowling

50

Victoria

Fall of roof

31-03-1870

S Hall

21

Blacker Main

Fall of coal

06-04-1870

George Hall

36

West Retford

Overcome by blackdamp

06-04-1870

B Chappell

37

West Retford

Overcome by blackdamp

06-04-1870

William Thomas

 

Darfield Main

Fall of roof

14-04-1870

W Cardwell

17

Wombwell Main

Fall of roof

17-04-1870

Thomas Glover

34

Monk Bretton

Fell down the shaft

02-05-1870

George Heeley

25

Wood

Fell down the shaft

03-05-1870

Thomas Roberts

50

Woolley

Fall of roof

09-05-1870

Thomas France

17

Wood

Explosion of methane

12-05-1870

Alfred Cawthera

15

Four Lane Ends

Rope broke In Memory

12-05-1870

Thomas Cawthera

26

Four Lane Ends

Rope broke In Memory

24-05-1870

Robert Spence

 

West Scrofton

Fall of roof

27-05-1870

Robert Wetherall

 

Fox Holes

Fall of roof

01-06-1870

Ambrose Webster

35

Snydale

Explosion of methane

07-06-1870

John Wood

15

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

09-06-1870

G Greenwood

15

Providence

Explosion of methane

10-06-1870

H Copley

35

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fall of roof

11-06-1870

R Cope

20

Dennison Land

Fall of roof

11-06-1870

Thomas May

12

East Gawber

Crushed by tubs

23-06-1870

Charles Brown

13

Rosa Mount Osbourne

Fall of stone from scaffolding

27-06-1870

R Birkinshaw

15

Agnes Mount Osbourne

Crushed by the cage

27-06-1870

Thomas Crofts

13

Fence

Run over by tubs

08-07-1870

G Smallbones

19

Holmes

Run over by tubs

14-07-1870

F Smith

23

Whitehall

Fall of coal

18-07-1870

Thomas Corbut

 

Waleswood

Fall of coal

18-07-1870

B Thompson

 

Waleswood

Fall of coal

25-07-1870

Joseph Hughes

26

Tinsley

Fell down the shaft

28-07-1870

John Thompson

33

Lundhill

Fall of coal

02-08-1870

Joseph Eyre

 

Blacker Main

Fall of coal

10-08-1870

William Bean

34

Wombwell Main

Fall of coal

10-08-1870

John Knowles

41

Wombwell Main

Fall of coal

12-08-1870

Joseph Hobson

64

Elsecar

Fall of coal

26-08-1870

E Arthur

30

Thorncliffe

Explosion of methane

27-08-1870

T Butterfield

19

Ellerby Lane

Fall of roof

29-08-1870

Ira Shires

 

Newbiggin

Explosion of methane

29-08-1870

Edmund Arthur

 

Newbiggin

Explosion of methane

31-08-1870

G Charlesworth

27

Lane End

Fall of roof

05-09-1870

J Wilkinson

19

Brightside

Fall of roof

06-09-1870

James Lomax

12

West Riding

Run over by tubs

10-09-1870

Charles Wood

21

Swaithe Main

Run over by wagons on the surface

17-09-1870

James Ibbotson

 

St John’s

Explosion of methane

21-09-1870

Joseph Ashforth

35

Nunnery

Crushed by tubs surface

03-10-1870

James Mack

31

Holmes

Fall of brickwork

04-10-1870

George Bowen

17

Denaby Main

Hit by falling brickwork

06-10-1870

G Williams

36

Chiickenley Heath

Fall of roof

11-10-1870

John Phipps

24

Denaby Main

Fall of coal

11-10-1870

L Froggert

35

St John’s

Fall of roof

13-10-1870

James Parkin

24

Thornhill

Fall of roof

20-10-1870

A Hammond

 

Agnes Mount Osbourne

Fall of coal

22-10-1870

Joseph Smith

 

Oaks

Fall of coal

22-10-1870

Alfred Pass

19

Lundhill

Fall of roof

01-11-1870

Charles Silverwood

14

Whitwood

Fall in a roadway

04-11-1870

H Ainsworth

24

Oaks

Fall of roof

04-11-1870

George Harper

40

Worsbrough Park

Fall of coal

16-11-1870

B Hill

20

Hall Royd

Fall of coal

21-11-1870

O Armirage

16

Edmunds Main

Run over by tubs

30-11-1870

John Tyas

28

Cliffe

Fell from gangway surface

03-12-1870

W Bradley

27

Agnes Mount Osbourne

Fall of coal

03-12-1870

H Marshall

18

Agnes Mount Osbourne

Fall of coal

05-12-1870

J Haigh

12

Greasborough

Fell down the shaft

07-12-1870

James Jones

23

Thorncliffe

Run over by tubs

12-12-1870

R Poole

36

Snydale

Explosion of methane

12-12-1870

W Lutter

28

Snydale

Explosion of methane

14-12-1870

John Crosstwaite

 

Killingbeck

Fell down the shaft

14-12-1870

R Holmes

35

Nunnery

Fall of roof

22-12-1870

Charles Smith

20

Cross Green

Fall of roof

28-12-1870

John Hopwood

 

Fox Holes

Crushed by the cage

02-01-1871

George Hargreaves

49

Victoria/Stanley

Fall of roof

07-01-1871

Joseph Cooper

18

Darfield Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

13-01-1871

Elam Aston

35

St John’s

Fall of coal

19-01-1871

S Waddington

31

High Road

Fell down the shaft

19-01-1871

William Priest

17

Sharlston

Run over by wagons on the surface

23-01-1871

John Wood

11

East Gawber

Fall of roof

25-01-1871

H Robotham

64

Waleswood

Crushed by the cage

27-01-1871

William Riley

15

Wombwell Main

Run over by tubs

28-01-1871

John Scott

 

West Aysgarth

Fall of roof

04-02-1871

Samuel Memery

25

West Riding

Fall of roof

10-02-1871

Reuben Pearce

12

Grange

Run over by wagons on the surface

27-02-1871

Thomas Hague

12

Car House

Explosion of methane

28-02-1871

John King

22

Oaks

Fall of coal

10-03-1871

Reuben Pearce

13

Grange

Fall in a roadway

13-03-1871

Richard Davey

27

Holmes

Pipes fell down the shaft

14-03-1871

Charles Netherwood

43

Rockley

Crushed by the cage

24-03-1871

Joseph Wood

47

Rothwell Haigh

Fall of roof

27-03-1871

Joseph Parnham

49

Birley Vale

Fall of coal

31-03-1871

George Fisher

39

West Ardsley

Fall of roof

01-04-1871

Joseph Rowley

47

Dewsbury Moor

Shaft side collapsed

06-04-1871

John Turner

31

Hoyland/Elsecar

Fall of coal

08-04-1871

Charles Ward

23

Aldwarke Main

Fall of coal

10-04-1871

George Heald

23

Lundhill

Crushed by tubs

12-04-1871

Patrick Morrisroe

13

Wheldale

Crushed by wagons on the surface

13-04-1871

Peter Gee

24

Woolley

Fall of roof

24-04-1871

John Wagstaffe

24

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

25-04-1871

George Williams

30

Oaks

Fall of roof

25-04-1871

Abraham Roberts

25

Snydale

Crushed by tubs

26-04-1871

William Dickinson

15

Manvers Main

Fall of coal

27-04-1871

George Bean

22

Waleswood

Explosion of methane

02-05-1871

Michael Sullivan

33

Wombwell Main

Crushed by tubs

03-05-1871

Alexander Renshaw

29

Orgreave

Fall of roof

03-05-1871

W Gee

21

Orgreave

Fall of roof

03-05-1871

W Johnson

48

Holmes

Fall of roof

03-05-1871

Joseph Hague

49

Nunnery

Crushed by tubs surface

08-05-1871

James Saxtin

27

Thorncliffe

Fall of coal

09-05-1871

John Wood

60

St John’s

Crushed by the cage

22-05-1871

John Peace

69

Rawmarsh

Fall of coal

25-05-1871

W Hodgson

40

Bateman

Fall of roof

01-06-1871

Sampson Butterfield

40

Middleton

Crushed by tubs

08-06-1871

W Balderson

43

White House

Unknown

14-06-1871

W Rhoydes

30

Mount Osbourne

Fall of coal

17-06-1871

Thomas Bowskill

63

Birley Vale

Fell down the shaft

27-06-1871

Thomas Rogers

51

Lower Elsecar

Fall of coal

28-06-1871

Senior Rangeley

21

Kirkstyles

Overcome by blackdamp

03-07-1871

Joseph Earnshaw

31

Strafford

Fall of roof

04-07-1871

John Stewart

24

Killing Beck

Unknown

10-07-1871

Hallas Thornton

20

Mirfield Moor

Fall of roof

12-07-1871

Thomas Adam

17

Thorncliffe

Crushed by the cage

15-07-1871

William Stead

27

Sharlston

Run over by wagons on the surface

03-08-1871

Abraham Hall

30

Oaks

Fall of roof

04-08-1871

Samuel Askew

21

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

14-08-1871

Richard Dawes

33

Denaby Main

Fall of coal

15-08-1871

John Reeder

21

Kiveton Park

Fall of coal

19-08-1871

George Nixon

21

Tinsley

Part of a tub fell down shaft

31-08-1871

Henry Parkin

19

Kiveton Park

Fall of roof

01-09-1871

Andrew Bromwich

42

Manston

Fall of coal

12-09-1871

Thomas Smith

37

Wheldale

Fall of roof

20-09-1871

Edward

12

Churwell

Run over by tubs

27-09-1871

 Henry Wilcock

42

Hostingley Lane

Explosion of methane

27-09-1871

Robert Brooke

 

Hostingley Lane

Explosion of methane

14-10-1871

J Sellars

47

Low Stubbin

Fall of coal

14-10-1871

James Pitchforth

19

Featherstone Main

Explosion of methane

14-10-1871

George Reynolds

54

Featherstone Main

Explosion of methane

16-10-1871

Frederick Wright

13

Aldwarke Main

Crushed by tubs

18-10-1871

John Thompson

20

Wombwell Main

Crushed by tubs

18-10-1871

James Jackson

43

Denaby Main

Fall of coal

23-10-1871

John Boston

20

Mount Osbourne

Crushed by tubs

24-10-1871

Edward Hemsworth

68

Garforth

Fall of coal

26-10-1871

William Pratt

32

Edmunds Main

Fall of roof

04-11-1871

John Mellor

 

Savile

Fell down the shaft

09-11-1871

William Stephenson

19

Nostell

Explosion of methane

11-11-1871

Charles Wroe

46

Willow Bank

Explosion of methane

22-11-1871

Thomas Morman

35

Holmes

Unknown

25-11-1871

William Shepherd

21

Tankersley

Explosion of methane

25-11-1871

Thomas Dickinson

31

Tankersley

Explosion of methane

29-11-1871

James Morgan

 

Monk Bretton

Fall of coal

01-12-1871

William Henry Blackburn

20

High Stile

Fall of coal

02-12-1871

William Mawson

20

Swaithe Main

Crushed by the cage

03-12-1871

William Priestley

37

Harrop Edge

Fall of roof 26-02-1871

16-12-1871

John Morgan

22

Woolley

Caught in machinery

20-12-1871

Amos Hall

20

Robin Hood

Crushed by wagons on surface

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