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Date


1891

Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident

05-01-1891

T Housecroft

26

Howden Clough

Run over by wagons on the surface
03-01-1891

07-01-1891

E Drury

41

West Ardsley

Crushed by a loco on the surface

08-01-1891

W Belham

53

Darfield Main

Fall of side

14-01-1891

J Hopton

43

West Ardsley

Crushed by a pulley 12-01-1891

17-01-1891

D Scott

37

Thrybergh Hall

Fall of coal

21-01-1891

A Rollinson

16

Rothwell Haigh

Crushed by tubs

23-01-1891

H Plant

45

Glass Houghton

Fall of roof

24-01-1891

A Rollinson

18

Rothwell Haigh

Crushed by tubs

26-01-1891

T Brown

50

Orgreave

Shotfiring accident

13-02-1891

J Baxendale

40

Quarry House

Fall of roof

14-02-1891

J Laughton

41

Allerton Bywater

Fall of roof

18-02-1891

Charles Turton

36

Rockingham

Fall of roof

28-02-1891

D Tomlinson

28

Corton Wood

Injured in the shaft

13-03-1891

A Hutchinson

19

Barrow

Run over by wagons on the surface

14-03-1891

S Johnston

23

Nostell

Fall of coal

16-03-1891

H Charlesworth

36

Brunt Cliffe

Fell down the shaft

22-03-1891

John Percival

37

Tinsley Park

Crushed by tubs 17-03-1891

25-03-1891

S Newbould

28

Cortonwood

Fall of roof 24-03-1891

01-04-1891

G Price

27

Prince of Wales

Fall of roof

03-04-1891

Roland Station

33

Birley

Crushed by tubs

03-04-1891

T Jefferson

18

Park Hill

Fall of roof

04-04-1891

A Stenton

18

Darfield Main

Tub buffer fell down the shaft

07-04-1891

A Hoyland

24

Simon Wood

Fall of coal 19-03-1891

12-04-1891

W Taylor

50

Osmondthorpe

Overwind

14-04-1891

C Fletcher

16

Manvers Main

Caught in machinery 01-04-1891

16-04-1891

W Walker

41

Morley Main

Fall of roof

17-04-1891

C Law

55

Cortonwood

Crushed by tubs

24-04-1891

David Beaumont

38

West Riding

Crushed by tubs

05-05-1891

B Addy

39

Carlton Main

Fall of coal 16-04-1891

06-05-1891

J Turner

29

South Kirkby

Fall of roof

22-05-1891

J Wild

45

Rockingham

Fall of roof

29-05-1891

J Davis

65

Monckton Main

Crushed by wagons  on surface

02-06-1891

J Cullingworth

50

Garforth

Crushed by the cage 01-06-1891

03-06-1891

G Bateman

29

Rylands

Fell down the shaft

03-06-1891

W Houldsworth

44

Rylands

Fell down the shaft

10-06-1891

W A Martin

14

Woodthorpe

Crushed by tubs 08-10-1891

17-06-1891

W Green

20

Lidgett

Fell from the cage

17-06-1891

J Marshall

43

Ryhill Main

Explosion of gunpowder

22-06-1891

J Chaplin

40

Monk Bretton

Fall of roof

25-06-1891

J Hude

14

Oaks

Crushed by tubs

07-07-1891

J Sampy

34

Rotherham Main

Fell from a scaffold down the shaft

07-07-1891

G Dack

38

Rotherham Main

Fell from a scaffold down the shaft

07-07-1891

G Greenaway

38

Rotherham Main

Fell from a  scaffold down the shaft

07-07-1891

Unknown

 

Rotherham Main

Fell from a scaffold down the shaft

15-07-1891

J Myers

31

Thorncliffe

Fall of coal

15-07-1891

W Allen

18

Orgreave

Fell into a hopper on the surface

17-07-1891

J Yates

43

Oaks

Injured by a bar13-06-1891

20-07-1891

S Norman

19

Wath Main

Run over by tubs

25-07-1891

W Robinson

25

Allerton Bywater

Crushed by wagons on the surface

04-08-1891

W Wright

47

Roundwood

Fall of roof

05-08-1891

J Needham

19

Rotherham Main

Fell down the shaft

06-08-1891

Dan Dyson

44

Stocksbridge

Explosion of gunpowder

08-08-1891

J Morrison

40

Glass Houghton

Explosion of methane

08-08-1891

A Ison

22

Glass Houghton

Explosion of methane

10-08-1891

G Dove

19

North Staveley

Fall of roof

10-08-1891

A Kilburn

38

Garforth

Fall of roof

26-08-1891

J Schofield

29

Morley Main

Fell down the shaft

28-08-1891

J Barraclough

45

Dean Hall

Fall of roof

01-09-1891

F Beech

16

Park

Crushed by tubs

03-09-1891

J Knapton

47

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

07-09-1891

J Davis

58

Ryhill Main

Fall of roof

11-09-1891

T White

48

West Riding

Fall of coal 10-09-1891

17-09-1891

C Sadler

57

Dodworth Silkstone

Scalded on surface

21-09-1891

E Woodcock

14

West Riding

Fall of roof

21-09-1891

S Moor

51

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

23-09-1891

W McDonald

47

Reservoir

Fall of coal

24-09-1891

A Thornton

46

Mitchell Main

Injured by a rope

26-09-1891

J T Bruce

28

Fox Holes

Fall of roof 23-09-1891

10-10-1891

R Hutchinson

15

Rockingham

Crushed by tubs

14-10-1891

J Pressley

26

Nunnery

Fall of roof

14-10-1891

J Bedford

24

Lofthouse

Fall of roof

19-10-1891

H Summers

23

Dodworth Silkstone

Fall of roof

21-10-1891

S Wilsea

37

Glass Houghton

Hit by wood on surface 15-10-1891

22-10-1891

J W Beevor

18

Howley Park

Crushed by tubs

25-10-1891

J Tyas

51

Monckton Main

Crushed by the cage

31-10-1891

B Humphrey

29

Manvers Main

Fall of roof

04-11-1891

Arthur Edward Bishop

28

Nunnery

Crushed by tubs

07-11-1891

J Walsh

18

Greasborough

Fall of roof

13-11-1891

W Jones

27

Whitwood

Crushed by tubs 14-10-1891

28-11-1891

William Drew

29

Allerton Bywater

Explosion of methane

30-11-1891

A Guy

15

East Riding

Crushed by tubs

01-12-1891

W Holroyd

39

Strafford

Fall of roof

06-12-1891

T Carless

13

North Staveley

Crushed by machinery on the surface
04-12-1891

07-12-1891

J Bailey

35

Rotherham Main

Run over by wagons on surface

08-12-1891

W Tilley

22

Wheldale

Underground fire

08-12-1891

W Oakley

30

Wheldale

Underground fire

08-12-1891

Joe Milner

36

Wheldale

Underground fire

08-12-1891

John Milner

31

Wheldale

Underground fire

08-12-1891

G Goodwin

32

Wheldale

Underground fire

09-12-1891

H Whitaker

60

Sharlston

Injured in the shaft

09-12-1891

T Arrowsmith

60

Manvers Main

Crushed by tubs

10-12-1891

J Gallagher

43

Woolley

Fall of roof 14-02-1891

11-12-1891

T Wooldridge

34

Car House

Fall of roof 10-12-1891

15-12-1891

B Marshall

47

Low Stubbin

Fall of roof

17-12-1891

W Parker

14

West Allerton

Fall of coal

20-12-1891

W Longbottom

25

Featherstone Main

Injured by coal -1-12-1891

31-12-1891

G Rowley

22

Woolley

Fall of roof

31-12-1891

A Parrish

22

Woolley

Fall of roof

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