Dolly Pit Chaytor's Haugh Colliery Disaster

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Date: 8 Dec 1778
Location: Harraton, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 8 December 1778
  • Location: Dolly Pit Chaytor's Haugh Colliery, Harraton, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 24 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Victims (16 names found)
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Ashley, Ralph,
Ashley, Walter (jnr)
Brown, George
Brown, Thomas
Coulson, Thomas
Forster, Robert
Henderson, William
Hobson, Francis
How, David
Kirtley, John (jnr
Mason, Ralph
Peal, John
Taylor, William
Thompson, Joseph
Thompson, Marshall
Woolfe, Joseph


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