Elemore Colliery Disaster

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Date: 2 Dec 1886
Location: Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 2 December 1886
  • Location: Elemore Colliery, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 28 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Appleby, Robert Wilson, aged 53
Buckingham, Henry, aged 23
Carr, James, aged 65
Clark, Thomas, aged 51
Fishburn, Ralph, aged 60
Grice, Samuel, aged 29
Hills, Robert, aged 64
Hunter, David, aged 40
Johnson, John, aged 58
Laverick, John George
Lawson, Ralph, aged 44
Luke, John (died: 18 Dec 1886) , aged 38
Nicholson, George, aged 21
Parkinson, Stephen, aged 27
Paterson, George, aged 54
Pattison, George A., aged 31
Pearson, Robert, aged 54
Robbins, Thomas, aged 20
Robson, William, aged 43
Seeds, William, aged 41
Spence, Thomas, aged 36
Straughan, Francis D., aged 39
Taylor, George J., aged 17
Tempest, Matthew, aged 38
Thompson, George, aged 43
Thompson, Robert, aged 19
Walton, George, aged 17
Williams, Joseph, aged 37


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