Downs Pit Eppleton Colliery Disaster

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Date: 28 Jan 1836
Location: Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 28 January 1836
  • Location: Downs Pit Eppleton Colliery, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 20 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Costdle, William Henry Blake, aged 17
Cowens, James, aged 25
Cummings, Anthony, aged 10
Dodds, Edward, aged 13
Dodds, Mark, aged 18
Findlay, Richard, aged 31
Findlay, Thomas, aged 27
Gardiner, John, aged 16
Gleghorn, John, aged 24
Gleghorn, John, aged 30
Halliday, William, aged 19
Harland, Robinson, aged 23
Kay, Thomas, aged 38
Milburn, John, aged 23
Newton, George, aged 39
Surtees, William, aged 17
Tate, Simon, aged 31
Walton, John, aged 14
Ward, William, aged 20
Wears, William, aged 27


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