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Date


Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

07-03-1879

William Fearn

25

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof -1-11-1878

12-03-1879

James Arundell

51

Wheldale

Crushed by tubs

25-03-1879

Samuel Nobbles

59

Carlton Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

07-04-1879

T Woolley

 

Park

Explosion of methane

07-04-1879

John Bower

39

Park

Explosion of methane

07-04-1879

Adam Sykes

33

Park

Explosion of methane

07-04-1879

James Haley

50

Park

Explosion of methane

07-04-1879

William Jamieson

34

Park

Explosion of methane

15-04-1879

James Oxley

48

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

15-04-1879

W Reed

19

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof

22-04-1879

Job Atkinson

25

Dam Head

Fall of roof

29-04-1879

William Hart

41

Victoria

Fall of roof

29-04-1879

J Ramsden

39

Soothill

Fall of roof

16-05-1879

W Atkins

14

North Gawber

Crushed by tubs

31-05-1879

H Selwyn

40

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

06-06-1879

Richard Jabez

30

West Riding

Injured 30-09-1878

11-06-1879

H Blackshaw

40

Oaks

Crushed by wagons on the surface

12-06-1879

William Cook

60

Newton

Fall of roof

16-06-1879

George Tapp

14

Oaks

Crushed by tubs

18-06-1879

T Jubb

14

Dom Pedro

Crushed by tubs

21-06-1879

Joseph White

33

Oaks

Fell from the cage

30-06-1879

Shadrach Morris

33

Carlton Main

Unknown

04-07-1879

Joseph Popple

25

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

08-07-1879

Thomas Ray

24

Simon Wood

Fall of roof

14-07-1879

Henry Lyons

44

Liversedge

Crushed by wagons on the surface 11-07-1879

15-07-1879

James Haigh

56

Bullhouse

Fell down the shaft

31-07-1879

John Williams

17

Roundwood

Crushed by tubs

04-08-1879

Edward Crossland

40

Sharlston

Crushed by wagons on the surface

10-08-1879

Robert Dye

45

West Riding

Fall of coal 20-09-1878

14-08-1879

Henry Morris

18

North Staveley

Crushed by tubs

14-08-1879

John Shires

17

Savile

Fall of coal

28-08-1879

Joseph Griffiths

49

Denaby Main

Fell from a gangway surface

29-08-1879

James Wardle

14

Sharlston

Crushed by tubs 28-08-1879

01-09-1879

George Venables

48

Denaby Main

Burnt by oil in lamproom

02-09-1879

Joseph Barnes

30

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

04-09-1879

John Poynton

36

Good Hope

Fall of roof

05-09-1879

Jeremiah Barlow

17

Bowling

Fall of roof

11-09-1879

James Garner

45

Haigh Moor

Fall of roof

22-09-1879

George Gelder

19

Oaks

Fall of coal

24-09-1879

John Heywood

38

Dolewood

Explosion of gunpowder

24-09-1879

Thomas Tubey

 

Carlton Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

25-09-1879

Charles Ramsden

61

Robin Hood

Crushed by wagons on the surface

01-10-1879

Charles Lambert

50

Liversedge

Fall of roof

01-10-1879

William Watson

23

Wath Main

Crushed by tubs

09-10-1879

John Jackson

50

Tankersley

Crushed by wagons on the surface

14-10-1879

John Thorp

42

Broomhill

Fall of roof

18-10-1879

William Trewertha

34

Nunnery

Fall of roof

18-10-1879

Thomas Coulson

63

Nunnery

Fall of roof

18-09-1879

William Lacey

45

Manvers Main

Fall of coal 11-08-1879

25-10-1879

Arthur Brunt

16

Aldwarke Main

Crushed by tubs

28-10-1879

George Smith

34

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof

31-10-1879

Thomas Fisher

42

Barrow

Fell down the shaft

11-11-1879

William Turner

19

Strafford

Crushed by tubs 09-11-1879

14-11-1879

William Asquith

40

Fryston

Fall of coal 10-11-1879

14-11-1879

Eli Farrah

32

Howdenclough

Fall of roof

20-11-1879

William Wordsworth

17

Tankersley

Crushed by tubs

21-11-1879

George Baron

38

Manvers Main

Crushed by tubs

24-11-1879

Webster Haigh

18

Wood

Fall of roof

26-11-1879

Joseph Lightowler

54

Roundwood

Fall of roof 25-11-1879

01-12-1879

Thomas Hanson

25

Brightside

Fall of roof

12-12-1879

John William Long

22

Manston

Run over by tubs

19-12-1879

William Hemmingway

44

West Ardsley

Fell over  06-12-1879

19-12-1879

Charles Bradley

14

Stanley

Crushed by tubs

21-12-1879

William Rollinson

14

Holmes

Crushed by tubs

29-12-1879

Samuel Eyre

25

Grimesthorpe

Fell down the shaft

30-12-1879

William Balderson

19

Whitwood

Fall of roof 23-12-1879

30-12-1879

William Wilks

15

Broomhill

Fall of roof

05-01-1880

J W Arrowsmith

15

Manvers Main

Crushed by tubs

13-01-1880

Thomas Schofield

42

Monckton Main

Unknown

17-01-1880

J Robinson

15

Bowers Allerton

Crushed by tubs

21-01-1880

G W Hemingfield

17

Lundhill

Fall of roof

22-01-1880

G Hudson

16

Harehills

Fall of roof

23-01-1880

J Anderson

52

Woolley

Caught in machinery

29-01-1880

John Murphy

30

Dodworth

Unknown

29-01-1880

John Gee

40

Stanley

Fall of roof 20-01-1880

06-02-1880

John Stafford

36

Rockingham

Fall of roof

07-02-1880

T Rushholme

17

Stanley

Crushed by wagons on the surface 22-01-1880

12-02-1880

Edward Horne

60

Old Silkstone

Fall of roof

12-02-1880

Herbert Horne

16

Old Silkstone

Fall of roof

12-02-1880

James Horne

18

Old Silkstone

Fall of roof

13-02-1880

Richard Allen

55

Dodworth

Unknown

13-02-1880

Edward Dickinson

37

Stanley

Fall of coal

13-02-1880

William Roberts

40

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof

20-02-1880

Thomas Saxon

21

Tinsley Park

Fall of roof

20-02-1880

William Handley

19

Tinsley Park

Fall of roof

24-02-1880

R Rigby

40

Allerton Main

Fall of roof

09-03-1880

Charles Tissington

15

Middleton

Crushed by tubs

12-03-1880

Lewis Myers

22

Low Stubbin

Crushed by tubs

12-03-1880

Frederick Sidwell

14

Lofthouse

Fall of roof

16-03-1880

Henry Hill

34

Nunnery

Fall of roof

17-03-1880

David Marshall

21

Oaks

Fall of coal 16-03-1880

18-03-1880

Noah Davies

35

Glass Houghton

Fall of roof

19-03-1880

Joseph Hill

48

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

19-03-1880

R Allott

36

Car House

Fall of roof 10-03-1880

22-03-1880

Joseph Mallen

26

Monckton Main

Fall of roof

05-04-1880

Joseph Cayling

25

Middleton

Explosion of methane

05-04-1880

Plenty Drury

47

Middleton

Explosion of methane

05-04-1880

Robert Sharp

25

Middleton

Explosion of methane

05-04-1880

Joseph Wormold

36

Middleton

Explosion of methane

07-04-1880

J Race

25

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof 21-02-1880

13-04-1880

John Lee

22

Carlton Main

Fall of roof

16-04-1880

Charles Betney

40

New Sharlston

Fall of roof 30-03-1880

18-04-1880

Aaron Hoyland

56

Elsecar

Fall of roof 09-03-1880

03-05-1880

John Goddall

36

Garforth

Fall of roof

08-05-1880

Joseph Hill

33

Waterloo

Fall of roof

13-05-1880

George Larkin

19

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof

15-05-1880

John Maude

24

East Gawber

Fall of coal

17-05-1880

R R W Reeves

14

Wombwell Main

Crushed by tubs 28-08-1879

19-05-1880

William Bradford

34

Kiveton Park

Explosion of methane

19-05-1880

Samuel Layhe

24

Kiveton Park

Explosion of methane

19-05-1880

Ephraim Riley

28

Kiveton Park

Explosion of methane

19-05-1880

James Winfield

25

Kiveton Park

Explosion of methane

22-05-1880

James Powell

15

Whitwood

Crushed by tubs

25-05-1880

Hans Ward

22

Birley Vale

Fell down the shaft

26-05-1880

Gad Carnall

19

Aston Main

Explosion of methane

28-05-1880

William Baldwin

38

Micklefield

Fall of roof 17-04-1880

05-06-1880

John Smallwood

33

Roundwood

Fall of roof

08-06-1880

Isaac Harrison

29

Mitchell Main

Fall of coal

09-06-1880

S Royston

55

Oaks

Fall of roof

18-06-1880

George Haigh

60

Manston

Fall of roof 16-06-1880

19-06-1880

B Mallinson

35

Rosa

Fall of coal 01-05-1880

20-06-1880

Isaiah Jones

24

Allerton Main

Fall of coal 03-06-1880

22-06-1880

Mias Shinfield

19

Micklefield

Fall of roof

23-06-1880

M Hurst

31

Oaks

Fall of roof

25-06-1880

John Wilson

18

Coyers

Fell out of the cage

29-06-1880

M Lilley

46

Sharlston

Fall of roof 25-06-1880

02-07-1880

Abraham Firth

26

New Hall

Fell down the shaft blackdamp

08-07-1880

William Hodge

36

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

16-07-1880

W Humphrey

19

Waleswood

Fall of roof

31-07-1880

Jasper Waring

13

North Gawber

Crushed by wagons on the surface

02-09-1880

John Bartley

37

Fryston

Fall of roof 30-08-1880

02-09-1880

Robert Hobson

27

Waleswood

Crushed by tubs 30-08-1880

19-09-1880

Isaac Edis

13

Denaby Main

Crushed by tubs

20-09-1880

Andrew Kearney

30

Rockingham

Crushed by tubs

23-09-1880

Henry Brierley

35

Savile

Fall of roof

30-09-1880

Isaac Leatham

24

Edmunds Main

Fall of roof 29-09-1880

02-10-1880

Thomas Butler

13

Denaby Main

Crushed by tubs

06-10-1880

James Blair

35

Manvers Main

Fall of coal 11-09-1880

07-10-1880

Charles Whitefield

13

Corton Wood

Crushed by tubs

11-10-1880

Frank Fearn

19

Dodworth

Fall of roof

15-10-1880

Benjamin Hartley

17

Stanley

Crushed by tubs

25-10-1880

John Hodges

52

Aberford Road

Fell down the shaft

01-11-1880

John Agus

42

Manvers Main

Scalded in engine house surface

01-11-1880

Thomas Taylor

27

Hemsworth Main

Fall of coal

06-11-1880

Joseph Parkin

49

Norfolk

Fall of roof 05-11-1880

08-11-1880

Isaac Dyson

23

East Gawber

Fall of roof

27-11-1880

Oliver Wilson

16

Monckton Main

Fell into coal hopper surface

01-12-1880

Robert Bates

24

Oaks

Fall of roof

04-12-1880

James Gollick

14

Kiveton Park

Crushed by tubs

05-12-1880

John Dodson

13

Wombwell Main

Caught in machinery

07-12-1880

Joseph Clayton

35

Birley Vale

Fall of roof

08-12-1880

Frank Heppingstall

42

Wentworth Main

Rope broke

12-12-1880

Thomas Hale

42

Wharncliffe Woodmoor

Crushed by a beam surface

15-12-1880

John Walker

24

Gregory Spring

Fall of roof

15-12-1880

J W Ellam

21

Gregory Spring

Fall of roof

16-12-1880

George Cox

33

St John’s

Fall of roof

16-12-1880

James Maloney

17

Car House

Crushed by tubs

17-12-1880

Frederick Ensor

18

Warren Vale

Kicked by a pony

18-12-1880

Frederick Thompson

19

Rockingham

Unknown

22-12-1880

W Arnold

19

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof

22-12-1880

George Evans

27

Monckton Main

Hand injury 07-05-1880

24-12-1880

John Barker

43

Gregory Spring

Fall of roof

24-12-1880

Moses Wright

18

Houghton Main

Crushed by tubs 20-12-1880

25-12-1880

Eli Horlor

26

Glass Houghton

Fall of roof

30-12-1880

David Newton

38

Dom Pedro

Fall of roof

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