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Fatal Accidents West Hallam Colliery

(Information from Alan Beales)
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Date Name Age Colliery Accident
27 - May - 1800     Henry Barksby 18 West Hallam Fell down the shaft
12 - Feb - 1802 Francis Gregory 9 West Hallam Fell down the shaft
- Aug - 1802 Boy - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
20 - Dec - 1802 William Hallam - West Hallam Stone fell down the shaft
17 - Nov - 1803 Thomas Stenson - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
13 - Nov - 1812 Boy 11 West Hallam Fall of roof
13 - Nov - 1812 Boy - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
28 - Apr - 1829 William Brookhouse - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
05 - Jun - 1833 Joseph Shelton - West Hallam Fell sown the shaft
12 - Feb - 1847 William Hartshorn 17 West Hallam Coal fell down the shaft
17 - Nov - 1852 Henry Sawyer - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
01 - Aug - 1854 Thomas Gregory - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
02 - Oct - 1854 Boy - West Hallam Fell down the shaft
17 - Nov - 1866 Robert Bancroft 19 West Hallam Fall of roof
14 - Jul - 1874 John Flint 28 West Hallam Fell down shaft
12 - May - 1880 John Hardy 40 West Hallam Fall of coal
18 - Jan - 1883 George Tomlinson 52 West Hallam Fell down the shaft
04 - Dec - 1884 John Henry Simmonds 47 West Hallam Overcome by blackdamp
06 - May - 1885 Alfred Potter 14 West Hallam Crushed by wagon on surface
02 - Mar - 1893 Isaac Keightley 15 West Hallam Knocked over by pony 28 - 02
28 - Jul - 1893 Aaron Bancroft 35 West Hallam Run over by tubs
05 - Feb - 1895 Joseph Hartshorne 67 West Hallam Crushed by wagon on surface
21 - Jun - 1897 George Stevenson 51 West Hallam Fall of roof
24 - Mar - 1902 John Day 21 West Hallam Run over by tubs
03 - Nov - 1902 William Knighton 18 West Hallam Fall of roof
13 - Jan - 1904 James Bowley 43 West Hallam Shotfiring accident
01 - Jul - 1905 George Knowles 47 West Hallam Fall of roof 16 - Jun - 1905
20 - Jul - 1905 Arthur Ellis 16 West Hallam Fall in a roadway
09 - May - 1906 John Thomas Smith 16 West Hallam Run over by tubs
04 - Feb - 1910 George Holland 13 West Hallam Kicked by a pony 01 - Jan - 1910
20 - Feb - 1916 Henry Wheatley 36 West Hallam Fall of roof 26 - Jan - 1912
04 - May - 1916 William Horridge 15 West Hallam Crushed by tubs
16 - Jul - 1916 Clarence Edward Glover 16 West Hallam Fall of roof
06 - May - 1917 Charles Plummer 46 West Hallam Fall of roof
09 - May - 1917 George Smith 53 West Hallam Fall of roof 26 - Apr - 1917
26 - Jan - 1918 Percy Newton 16 West Hallam Crushed by tubs 23 - Jan - 1918
12 - Feb - 1923 Charles Sarson 28 West Hallam Fall of roof
22 - May - 1924 Arthur Watson 24 West Hallam Fall of roof 20 - Jan - 1924
25 - Jul - 1924 Francis Key 31 West Hallam Fall of roof
30 - Apr - 1925 John Walter Beardsley 34 West Hallam Fall of roof
09 - Oct - 1925 Benjamin Taylor 54 West Hallam Caught in machinery
15 - Jan - 1926 John Thomas Davis 31 West Hallam Fall of roof 14 - Jan - 1926
23 - Jan - 1926 John White 54 West Hallam Fall of roof 19 - Jan - 1926
07 - Jan - 1928 George T Robinson 31 West Hallam Fall of roof 24 - Dec - 1927
18 - Oct - 1928 Samuel Wingfield 27 West Hallam Fall of roof
26 - Feb - 1930 Arthur Urin 45 West Hallam Fall of coal

 


Anyone wishing more detail should look the death date up in local newspapers, an inquest report will give a lot of information.
Sources:-

  • 1800 - June 1852 Nottingham newspapers Angel Row Library Floor 1
  • July 1852 -1914 Mines Inspectors Annual Reports Greens Library Nottingham University
  • These are now online Ian Winstanley {Rayleys}
  • After 1914 various Derbyshire Libraries Chesterfield, Heanor, Ripley, Alfreton, Ilkeston

Undated Wall Chart Of The Shafts In The Old Eastwood No 5 Area
And Includes Mapperley

My thanks to Alan Boswell.


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