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Date

1915

Date Name Age Colliery Cause of Accident
06-01-1915 Richard Guy 38 Middleton Crushed by the cage
07-01-1915 Edwin Hepworth Goulding 25 Denaby Main Fall in a roadway
14-01-1915 Oswald Walter Brook 57 Hodroyd
Withdrawing timber when piece of roof fell. Died 2nd Feb
21-01-1915 Aquilla Gough 22 Nostell Caught in Machinery
22-01-1915 William Henry Pickersgill 35 Wrenthorpe Colliery, Wakefield Crushed by buffers when trying to load a truck
22-01-1915 Thomas Staley 36 Silverwood Fall of coal
25-01-1915 Charles William Chapel 14 Rockingham Run over by tubs
25-01-1915 Henry Breasley 51 Shaw Cross Hand injury Toxaemia
25-01-1915 Thomas Underwood 34 Monckton Main Caught in Machinery
28-01-1915 Edward Mould 36 Maltby Main Fell from a height on the surface
28-01-1915 William Davis 57 West Riding Crushed by tubs
02-02-1915 Emmanuel Jordan 39 Cadeby Main Fall of roof
10-02-1915 Walter Pears 14 Stockbridge Run over by wagons on the  surface
11-02-1915 Nathan Jowett 60 Ryhill Main Fall of coal
11-02-1915 John Kelly Kilcoyne 16 Wrenthorpe Run over by tubs
13-02-1915 George Howarth 31 Woolley Fell down the shaft
15-02-1915 George Lee 53 Yorkshire Main Fall of coal
16-02-1915 Thomas Smart 21 Askern Main Run over by tubs
23-02-1915 Richard Crossland 37 Thorncliffe Fall of coal
15-02-1915 George Lee 53 Yorkshire Main Fall of coal
01-03-1915 William Skerrow 41 Elsecar Main Fall of roof
03-03-1915 Wilfred Noble 15 Old Roundwood Injured lifting a tub 26-02-1915
04-03-1915 Samuel Potts 55 North Gawber Fall of coal  22-02-1915
04-03-1915 Joseph Oliver 50 Kiveton Park Fall of roof
04-03-1915 John Chambers 65 Wharncliffe Silkstone Fall of roof
05-03-1915 John William Lister 42 Walter Haigh Fall of roof
08-03-1915 Harry Priestman 61 New Middleton Strained lifting
11-03-1915 Charles Hutchinson 41 Ackton Hall Fall of coal
11-03-1915 John Ward 36 Whitwood Fall of roof
14-03-1915 Henry Radford 62 Syndale Overwind to headstocks
16-03-1915 Harvey Rogers 46 Nunnery Fall of roof
18-03-1915 Isaac Prosser 16 Orgreave Fall in a roadway
23-03-1915 William Leatham 32 Yorkshire Main Strained abdomen 22-03-1915
29-03-1915 Robert Frankland 33 Darfield Main Shotfiring accident
01-04-1915 A Kirk 31 Bullcroft Main Fall of coal
03-04-1915 George Horbury 63 South Hindley Fall of coal
06-04-1915 Frederick Creswell 32 Hatfield Main Crushed by a sinking hoppet
07-04-1915 Willie Blacker 15 Wheldale Crushed by tubs
12-04-1915 Percy Sykes 38 Cortonwood Fall of roof
13-04-1915 James Murgatroyd 17 Thorncliffe Run over by tubs
15-04-1915 J Paulson 21 Bullcroft Main Fall of coal 16-10-1914
15-04-1915 John R Avery 31 Wath Main Shotfiring accident
16-04-1915 Harry Ratcliffe 52 Wombwell Main Run over by a loco on the surface
16-04-1915 Thomas Bartholomew 42 Monckton Main
Fall of roof  
19-04-1915 John H Newbound 58 Rotherham Main Fall of roof
19-04-1915 Harry Wallbank 14 Glass Houghton Fell from a screens scaffold on the surface
19-04-1915 Lawrence Frazer 14 Glass Houghton Fell from a screens scaffold on the surface
22-04-1915 Mark Braham 15 Dark Lane Fall in a roadway
25-04-1915 Frank Broadhurst 17 Monckton Main Crushed by tubs 20-03-1915
30-04-1915 Fred Smith 17 Yorkshire Main Run over by tubs
04-05-1915 James Henry Jones 16 Sharlston Crushed by tubs
05-05-1915 Edgar Cooke 17 Cortonwood Run over by tubs
06-05-1915 Andrew Anderson 45 Maltby Main Caught in machinery
07-05-1915 Ralph Radford 15 Thorncliffe Fall in a roadway
12-05-1915 Victor Sowden 13 Victoria Fell from a height on the surface
12-05-1915 James Hart 15 Denaby Main Strained lifting tub 13-04-1915
13-05-1915 George Hawkins Latham 37 Hickleton Main Leg injury 05-05-1915 meningitis set in
13-05-1915 Frederick A Thompson 57 Tankersley Fall of roof 08-05-1915 meningitis set in
19-05-1915 Enoch Morton 27 Yorkshire Main Fall of roof
19-05-1915 Jowett Walker 42 Water Haigh Facial injury Septicaemia
20-05-1915 Albert Edward Saunders 48 Barrow Fall of coal
21-05-1915 Levi Kimberley 39 Barrow Back injury 14-04-1915 Toxaemia
22-05-1915 Albert Rollinson 14 Hickleton Main Caught in machinery
31-05-1915 James Davis 46 Monckton Main Fall of roof 19-03-1915
31-05-1915 James Wright 55 Crigglestone Fall of roof
31-05-1915 George Parkinson 16 Peckfield Crushed by tubs
03-06-1915 William Mallon Coopley 20 Prince of Wales Fell from a height on the surface
04-06-1915 Theophilius Smith 65 Fryston Underground fire overcome by fumes
04-06-1915 Ben A Addy 15 Fryston Underground fire overcome by fumes
05-06-1915 Joseph Parkinson 53 Ackton Hall Crushed  by wagons on the  surface
10-06-1915 John Jowitt 15 Hodroyd
While attaching his pony to a full tub there was a fall from an unseen slip  
14-06-1915 Arnold Bilbrough 28 Wharncliffe Silkstone Fall of roof
22-06-1915 Charles Green 70 Carlton Main Fell from a height
23-06-1915 Ernest Higgins 26 Rothwell Haigh Caught in a haulage rope
26-06-1915 John Ambrose Whitehouse 14 Whitwood Leg injury 21-06-1915, died, Toxaemia
29-06-1915 James Collinson 62 Allerton Bywater Fall of roof
02-07-1915 Henry Lockwood 22 Batley Caught in a coal cutter
02-07-1915 Willie Booth 17 Low Stubbin Fall in a roadway
03-07-1915 Patrick Hoyland 28 Yorkshire Main Run over by tubs
13-07-1915 Ernest Levenge 31 Hemsworth Run over by tubs
15-07-1915 Edward Mason 40 Yorkshire Main Fall of coal
15-07-1915 Edwin Hepworth 25 Denaby Main Fall of roof
17-07-1915 Pryce Jones 58 Denaby Main Fall of roof
21-07-1915 George Savage 34 Orgreave Fall of roof 05-07-1915
24-07-1915 Edwin Kirk 37 Monk Bretton Fall in a roadway
28-07-1915 George Dobson 39 Elsecar Main Fall of roof
29-07-1915 Henry Wilford 16 Bentley Fall in a roadway
31-07-1915 Thomas Burbanks 38 Bentley Fall of roof
02-08-1915 John William Heaton 25 Water Haigh Fell into a coal bunker on the surface
04-08-1915 Willie Spencer 36 Dinnington Main Fall of roof
07-08-1915 Albert Overend 31 Hemsworth Fall of coal
09-08-1915 Giles Button 46 Houghton Main Fall of roof
11-08-1915 Arthur Haynes 38 Waleswood Crushed by a conveyor pan
13-08-1915 Percy W Jenkinson 27 Manvers Main Fall of roof
13-08-1915 Patrick Kielty 40 St Johns Fall of roof
14-08-1915 George Toulstone 14 Manvers Main Fall in a roadway
16-08-1915 Isaac Swift 26 Kiveton Park Fall of roof
24-08-1915 Henry Walker 28 Thorncliffe Fall of roof
24-08-1915 Thomas Smith 25 Manvers Main Fall of roof
24-08-1915 Joseph Eddington 66 Cadeby Main Hit by an object
26-08-1915 Lewis York 14 Orgreave Crushed by tubs
27-08-1915 Albert Ainsworth 40 Tinsley Park Run over by tubs
27-08-1915 Herbert W Jepson 52 Cadeby Main Fall of coal
27-08-1915 Charles A Eaglen 19 Ledstone Luck Fall of roof
28-08-1915 Percy Coultas 16 Glass Houghton Crushed by tubs
29-08-1915 Wilfred Bannister 19 Silverwood Crushed by tubs 24-08-1915
01-09-1915 Samuel Walker 60 Howden Clough Fell from a wagon on the surface
19-05-1915
02-09-1915 James Briggs 60 Silverwood Fall of roof 28-08-1915
03-09-1915 Harold Camwood 32 Manvers Main Fall of roof
03-09-1915 Thomas Shillito 38 West Ardsley Fall of roof
08-09-1915 James Burns 50 Rossington Main Hit by a wooden beam
16-09-1915 John W Pearson 53 West Riding Crushed by wagons on the surface
30-09-1915 Charley Stead 40 Victoria Fall in roadway
04-10-1915 Arthur Thompson 13 Robin Hood Caught in machinery on the surface
04-10-1915 Edward Growny Evans 26 Wharncliffe Woodmoor
Fall of roof
Died 02-11-1915
  David-Burton
07-10-1915 Henry C Rackham 15 Silverwood Run over by tubs
11-10-1915 Luke Goddard 65 Dodworth Crushed by wagons on the surface
20-10-1915 Michael Drudy 68 Wombwell Main Fall of roof
20-10-1915 Edward Brindley 59 Orgreave Fall of roof
20-10-1915 Thomas Beech 39 Monckton Main Fall of roof
20-10-1915 William Thomas Raymond 38 Cumberworth Fall of roof
20-10-1915 Joseph William Cookson 60 Nostell Fall of roof
22-10-1915 Ernest William Jones 14 West Riding Crushed by tubs
22-10-1915 William Sellars 15 Central Silkstone Crushed by tubs
27-10-1915 James Leigh 45 Garforth Fall in a roadway 26-10-1915
30-10-1915 Walter Green 28 Bullcroft Main Fall of roof
24-11-1915 Ernest Ogley 17 Brierley Run over by tubs
14-12-1915 John Kershaw 17 Garforth Run over by tubs
22-12-1915 Albert Sidebottom 39 Barrow Fall of roof 21-10-1915
29-12-1915 John William Abbott 32 Barrow Run over by tubs
01-11-1915 John Thomas Edwards 31 Barnborough Main Fall of coal
01-11-1915 Albert Davy 29 Grange Fall of coal
04-11-1915 Walter Haywood 43 Soothill Wood Fall of roof
09-11-1915 Howard Hardwick 33 Birley East Fall of roof
10-11-1915 Thomas Bilson 50 Askern Main Fall of roof
11-11-1915 Joseph Mellor 26 South Kirkby Head injury 25-10-1915 Toxaemia
15-11-1915 Arthur Edward Green 21 Temple Fall of roof
18-11-1915 Norman Worthington 16 Glass Houghton Run over by tubs 15-11-1915
20-11-1915 Arthur Hobson 18 Bullcroft Main Run over by tubs
20 11-1915 Joe Mirfin 41 Treeton Hit by a prop
23-11-1915 Parkin Wall 41 Wath Main Fall of coal
24-11-1915 Ernest Ogley 17 Hodroyd
Couple full tubs when slab fell from side and displaced a prop
25-11-1915 George William Pearson 31 Featherstone Main Fall of coal
01-12-1915 Albert Blackburn 16 Ackton Hall Crushed by tubs 20-05-1915
01-12-1915 Harold Jennings 19 Monckton Main Run over by tubs
07-12-1915 William Sheppard 41 Barrow Fall of coal
09-12-1915 William Henry Loanshaw 36 Ingham Fall of roof
10-12-1915 George William Toone 44 Hoyland Silkstone Fall of roof
10-12-1915 Lawrence A Taylor 16 Birley East Caught in machinery
10-12-1915 George Boswell 58 Dinnington Main Fell over on the surface
13-12-1915 Michael McDonagh 31 Temple Fall of roof
15-12-1915 Soloman Hart 58 Kiveton Park Fall of roof
19-12-1915 Joseph Newsome 42 Shaw Cross Fall of roof 16-12-1915
20-12-1915 Joseph Richards 35 Dearne Valley Injured finger Toxaemia
20-12-1915 Herbert Noble 39 Hickleton Main Run over by rubs
24-12-1915 John William Haynes 46 Silverwood Leg Injury 10-12-1915 Pneumonia
23-12-1915 W Wright 30 Bullcroft Main Fall of roof
31-12-1915 James Woodward 44 Denaby Main Fall of roof 25-12-1915
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