Brancepeth A Pit Colliery Disaster

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Date: 13 Apr 1896
Location: Willington, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 13 April 1896
  • Location: Brancepeth A Pit Colliery, Willington, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 20 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion

Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Brigham, Joseph, aged 22
Carling, Thomas, aged 14
Cook, William, aged 52
Dowson, John R., aged 20
Forster, Joseph, aged 40
Hodgson, Henry, aged 23
Jefferson, John, aged 58
Laws, William, aged 21
Lawson, Ralph, aged 60
Lawson, Thomas, aged 53
Lawther, George William, aged 39
Lintern, Charles, aged 34
Newell, Bartholomew (Bert), aged 15
Nicholson, Thomas Moses, aged 20
Ranson, Richard, aged 15
William (Rawling) Rawlings, aged 50 Y Y Y Y
Rogerson, John, aged 66
Spence, Tristram, aged 31
Turner, Michael, aged 50
Wearmouth, John, aged 64


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The table looks great with raspberry and pinkish also..
posted by Mary Richardson
Love the format on these pages Joan :-)