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Date

1887

Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

09-01-1887

W Stafford

28

Rockingham

Eye injury 24-12-1886

14-01-1887

W Shuttleworth

36

Lofthouse

Fall of roof 21-09-1886

14-01-1887

J Harrison

21

Woodside

Fall of roof

21-01-1887

T Jones

48

Stanley Ferry

Run over by tubs

21-01-1887

H Lewis

40

Darfield Main

Fall of side

26-01-1887

W Beadon

19

Cortonwood

Fall of roof

27-01-1887

W Butterfield

60

Middleton

Fall of roof

30-01-1887

S Hallatt

38

Roundwood

Fall of roof 14-01-1887

31-01-1887

A Machell

14

Ridings

Run over by tubs

31-01-1887

R Williams

46

Carlton Main

Run over by tubs

02-02-1887

E Taylor

20

Newmarket

Fall of coal

12-02-1887

A Rogerson

15

Monckton Main

Run over by wagons on the surface

14-02-1887

F Bees

13

Sharlston

Crushed by tubs

14-02-1887

W Pound

36

Roundwood

Fall of coal

15-02-1887

T Carr

18

Wheldale

Pony fell on him from out of cage

23-02-1887

J Wolfenden

35

Church Lane

Fall of roof

26-02-1887

J Barker

19

Monckton Main

Fall of roof

02-03-1887

J Dransfield

30

Allerton

Fall of roof

07-03-1887

H Crooks

35

Hemsworth

Fall of roof

10-03-1887

T Gibson

16

Rothwell Haigh

Fall of roof

13-03-1887

J Austin

22

Hoyland Silkstone

Fall of roof 14-03-1887

15-03-1887

W Barrett

73

Denaby Main

Run over by a loco surface

18-03-1887

S Mould

25

Park Hill

Fall of roof

22-03-1887

H Spencer

37

Fryston

Fall of roof

25-03-1887

E Elliot

21

Cortonwood

Fall of coal

26-03-1887

J Hardwicke

17

Sharlston

Fall of roof

18-03-1887

J Rudge

42

Treeton

Fall of roof 22-02-1887

24-03-1887

J Sharp

45

Rooks

Fall of roof

31-03-1887

B Foster

28

Darfield Main

Fall of coal

02-04-1887

G Proctor

24

Monckton Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

06-04-1887

J Fenton

27

Thornhill

Fall of roof 14-03-1887

06-04-1887

George  Smith

23

Allerton

Fall of roof 04-05-1886

07-04-1887

W Hopkinson

53

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Hit by haulage rope 24-03-1887

10-04-1887

E Longden

32

Park Hill

Hit by a brick from chimney surface

15-04-1887

A Metcalf

67

Howdenclough

Fall of roof 11-02-1887

21-04-1887

T Liversedge

15

Grange

Crushed by tubs 04-04-1887

22-04-1887

Addsett

 

Treeton

Shotfiring accident

22-04-1887

J Littlewood

43

Treeton

Shotfiring accident

26-04-1887

Samuel Keeton

14

Birley West

Run over by tubs

27-04-1887

J Wroe

44

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Injured by haulage rope

03-05-1887

T Christie

42

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fall of coal

03-05-1887

F Newbould

15

Wheldale

Fall of roof

07-05-1887

H Wright

29

Orgreave

Crushed by tubs 15-04-1887

19-05-1887

Amos Webster

20

Morley Main

Hit by falling timber

25-05-1887

E Bennett

48

Cleckheaton

Fall of roof

27-05-1887

E Limb

56

Featherstone Main

Fall of roof

27-05-1887

W Lindley

21

North Gawber

Fall of coal

06-06-1887

A Jackson

25

Allerton

Crushed by tubs 04-06-1887

10-06-1887

J Birkenshaw

26

Woolley

Fall of roof

11-06-1887

E Grice

26

Whitwood

Fall of coal

15-06-1887

J Sheldon

15

Denaby Main

Run over by tubs

17-06-1887

A Smith

15

Scholes

Fall of coal

17-06-1887

J Smith

25

Scholes

Fall of coal

23-06-1887

J Hammond

59

Wentworth

Crushed by the cage

28-06-1887

T Gascoigne

55

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

28-06-1887

F Goodison

 

Grange

Fall of roof

28-06-1887

J Wilkinson

43

Car House

Fall of roof

30-06-1887

W Haverty

31

Barrow

Fall of roof

30-06-1887

J Bissell

26

Rockingham

Crushed by tubs

03-07-1887

E Rawlin

38

Car House

Fell from the cage

09-07-1887

J Senior

42

Swaithe Main

Crushed by the cage

11-07-1887

H Needham

41

Monk Bretton

Crushed by tubs 08-06-1887

15-07-1887

S Blackman

45

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

20-07-1887

G Briggs

60

Wath Main

Run over by tubs

02-08-1887

W Heeley

57

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fall of roof

06-08-1887

T Holloway

42

Aldwarke Main

Fall of coal 01-08-1887

10-08-1887

R Crossland

67

Darfield Main

Run over by a loco surface 08-08-1887

18-08-1887

J Heeley

14

Dark Lane

Crushed by tubs

25-08-1887

J Hall

29

Rockingham

Fall of roof

29-08-1887

H Cooper

25

Monckton Main

Fall of roof 25-08-1887

30-08-1887

Ernest France

13

Grange

Fall of side 29-08-1887

01-09-1887

M Woodcock

40

Strafford

Fall of roof

08-09-1887

G Turton

30

East Gawber

Fall of coal

08-09-1887

J Redhall

20

East Gawber

Fall of coal

15-09-1887

J Brooks

35

East Gawber

Fall of roof

16-09-1887

J Barber

43

Lofthouse

Fall of roof

19-09-1887

A Wilson

28

Treeton

Fall of roof

26-09-1887

R Bray

20

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

29-09-1887

A Mitchell

24

Aldwarke Main

Fall of roof

29-09-1887

E Saville

15

East Ardsley

Crushed by the cage 28-09-1887

05-10-1887

T Silverwood

24

Denaby Main

Fall of roof

10-10-1887

Fall of roof

35

Fryston

Fall of roof

14-10-1887

M Beard

25

Glass Houghton

Fall of roof

22-10-1887

Ernest Lax

17

North Gawber

Hit head on a tub

24-10-1887

G Fowler

46

Manvers Main

Fall of coal

27-10-1887

W J Millington

30

Wombwell Main

Unknown

29-10-1887

D Hodgson

17

Featherstone Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface
28-10-1887

04-11-1887

D R Wishaw

56

Denby Grange

Fall of roof

08-11-1887

J Crossley

48

Mitchell Main

Fall of roof

15-11-1887

J Holland

47

Thorncliffe

Crushed by tubs

21-11-1887

H Tudor

39

Park Hill

Fall of coal

21-11-1887

J Collins

44

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

30-11-1887

J Pollard

34

Nunnery

Fall of coal

01-12-1887

T Rogers

28

Treeton

Fall of roof

01-12-1887

A Shepherd

15

Tinsley Park

Crushed by tubs 22-11-1887

01-12-1887

J Simpson

45

Park Hill

Fall of roof

04-12-1887

C Caine

55

Thorncliffe

Crushed by tubs 28-11-1887

04-12-1887

W Warren

50

Kiveton Park

Fall of coal 21-11-1887

07-12-1887

J Morris

54

Houghton Main

Crushed by wagons on the surface

09-12-1887

J Pollendine

37

Oaks

Fall of coal 15-08-1887

11-12-1887

Thomas Draper

26

Barrow

Fall of roof 23-11-1887

14-12-1887

F Vine

20

Monk Bretton

Crushed by tubs

17-12-1887

G Lee

48

Prince of Wales

Fall of roof

31-12-1887

J Guest

29

Simon Wood

Fall of coal

31-12-1887

B Butterworth

43

Rockingham

Fall of roof 05-11-1887

31-12-1887

R Edwards

15

Fryston

Kicked by a pony 20-12-1887

31-12-1887

W Hambleton

14

Thorncliffe

Crushed by tubs 29-12-1887

Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

10-01-1888

T Dyson

62

Houghton Main

Fall of roof

22-01-1888

C Pownall

15

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fall of coal 08-11-1887

26-01-1888

B Lanson

30

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

30-01-1888

W Sutton

50

Roundwood

Crushed by tubs

03-02-1888

T Walker

60

East Ardsley

Fell into slack bunker

06-02-1888

A Brown

20

Rothwell Haigh

Fell off a loco surface on surface

06-02-1888

J Powell

13

Houghton Main

Crushed by tubs 02-02-1888

11-02-1888

T Frost

42

Robin Hood

Fall of roof

14-02-1888

T Doherty

30

Aldwarke Main

Shot firing accident 06-02-1888

20-02-1888

M Connell

30

Alverton Main

Fall of coal

21-02-1888

W Logan

 

Monk Bretton

Kicked by a pony

27-02-1888

W Jones

38

Barrow

Fall of roof

01-03-1888

J Davidson

 

St John’s

Fall of roof

01-03-1888

J Limb

17

Park Hill

Crushed by tubs

05-03-1888

J Humphries

38

Denaby Main

Fall of roof

09-03-1888

J Sharpe

41

Waterloo

Fall of roof

21-03-1888

A Rowley

20

Featherstone Main

Crushed by tubs 23-01-1888

22-03-1888

S Foster

19

Thorncliffe

Caught in machinery

26-03-1888

G Brook

45

Shaw Cross

Explosion of methane

28-03-1888

W Exley

65

Haigh

Fall of roof

29-03-1888

A Patewell

19

Lofthouse

Fall of roof

08-04-1888

A Gill

33

Morley Main

Fall of coal

09-04-1888

D Barraclough

41

Thorncliffe

Crushed by tubs

10-04-1888

Albert Sykes

29

Birley South

Fall of coal

16-04-1888

H Noble

30

Mitchell Main

Run over by tubs

18-04-1888

G Hichcliffe

36

Carlton Main

Unknown

21-04-1888

W Langmead

32

Carlton Main

Fall of coal 22-02-1888

25-04-1888

J Murphy

20

Fryston

Run over by tubs

27-04-1888

C Hutchinson

 

Waleswood

Crushed by wagons on the surface

29-04-1888

V Rowe

32

Stanhope Silkstone

Fall of roof 24-04-1888

03-05-1888

W Carey

34

Church Lane

Fall of coal

03-05-1888

E Frowen

20

Orgreave

Fall of roof 02-05-1888

16-05-1888

J Jones

 

St John’s

Fall of roof

12-05-1888

S Rowbottom

14

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Crushed by the cage

21-05-1888

Edward Chambers

13

Birley West

Crushed by tubs

20-06-1888

M Harrison

34

Roundwood

Fell down the shaft

20-06-1888

S Gearley

22

Roundwood

Fell down the shaft

29-06-1888

T Hulley

29

Tinsley Park

Crushed by tubs

25-06-1888

J Thompson

54

Kiveton Park

Fall of coal

30-05-1888

G Noble

15

Old Flockton

Fall of roof

31-05-1888

J Roebuck

 

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of roof

19-06-1888

T Louth

29

South Kirkby

Hit by a steel plate

27-06-1888

E Marsland

15

Smithies

Explosion of methane

28-06-1888

J Roystone

55

Houghton Main

Fall of roof

29-06-1888

J Newsome

 

St John’s

Fall of roof

02-07-1888

W Slater

30

Pidacre

Fall of roof

26-07-1888

F Turner

16

Orgreave

Caught in machinery

27-07-1888

W Andrews

 

East Ardsley

Fall of roof

28-07-1888

J Gathercole

44

Roundwood

Crushed by tubs 14-06-1888

28-07-1888

E Wilkes

28

Glass Houghton

Fall o0f roof 16-07-1888

29-07-1888

W Atkins

20

Mitchell Main

Fall of coal 19-07-1888

29-07-1888

T Smith

40

Monk Bretton

Fall of coal 25-07-1888

13-08-1888

E Cooling

35

Waterloo

Fall of roof

20-08-1888

E France

31

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof 17-08-1888

28-08-1888

G Bower

 

Newmarket

Explosion of methane

28-08-1888

S Caswell

 

Newmarket

Explosion of methane

01-09-1888

W Troop

40

Denaby Main

Fall of coal

04-09-1888

T Swift

36

Darfield Main

Fall of roof

05-09-1888

F Wass

58

Nunnery

Fall of roof

14-09-1888

T Corbett

53

St John’s

Fall of roof 06-09-1888

17-09-1888

D Wrightson

33

Strafford

Fall of roof

26-09-1888

W Pashley

41

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of coal 13-03-1888

05-10-1888

J Caverley

68

Rothwell Haigh

Run over by wagons on the surface

08-10-1888

G Dickinson

34

Rockingham

Fall of roof

08-10-1888

S Rigby

18

Rockingham

Fall of roof

08-10-1888

S Housley

20

Thorncliffe

Fall of coals

11-10-1888

W Barraclough

14

Thorncliffe

Crushed by tubs

13-10-1888

J Minthick

50

Dom Pedro

Fall of coal

17-10-1888

G Holroyd

49

Kiveton Park

Fall of roof

19-10-1888

J Broad

68

Gawthorpe

Fell off a ladder 13-10-1888

19-10-1888

J Cardos

14

Featherstone Main

Fell out of the cage

20-10-1888

J Wordsworth

14

Fryston

Crushed by tubs

23-10-1888

J Foster

48

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof

27-10-1888

F Hall

35

Newton Lane

Crushed by tubs

27-10-1888

F Hall

35

Newton Lane

Crushed by tubs

05-11-1888

S Denning

38

Woodhouse Lane

Fall of coal 03-11-1888

10-11-1888

F Green

27

Wharncliffe Silkstone

Fell from moving tubs

23-11-1888

T Lavin

55

Houghton Main

Fall of coal

30-11-1888

J Andrews

47

Thorncliffe

Crushed by wagons on the surface

30-11-1888

M Finn

30

Monk Bretton

Crushed by tubs

06-12-1888

G Whittingham

311

Sharlston

Fall of coal

08-12-1888

T Ross

40

Barrow

Fall of roof

08-12-1888

W Peace

45

Thornhill

Fall of roof

12-12-1888

Henry White

49

Birley West

Fall of roof

12-12-1888

J Stead

 

Spring Gardens

Fall of roof

20-12-1888

J Milner

14

Simpson

Fall of roof

20-12-1888

S Moorhead

 

Mitchell Main

Run over by tubs 13-13 1888

22-12-1888

J Ratcliffe

36

Nunnery

Fall of roof

24-12-1888

J Mitchell

50

Stanley

Fell out of cage

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