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Harraton Row Pit Colliery Disaster

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Date: 30 Jun 1817 to 2 Jul 1817
Location: Harraton, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 30 June 1817 & 2 July 1817
  • Location: Harraton Row Pit & Harriaton Nova Scotia Pit, Harraton Colliery, Hrraton, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 28 & 8 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosions
Victims 30 June 1817
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Allen, James, aged 15
Allen, Ralph, aged 18
Allen, Robert, aged 12
Baker, Edward, aged 12
Baker, Thomas, aged 24
Browell, Ralph, aged 9
Browell, William, aged 16
Browell, William, aged 5
Chisholm, Thomas, aged 21
Cowey, John, aged 10,
Dickinson, Joseph, aged 12
Emery, John, aged 15
Gallilee, Thomas, aged 15
Galliley, William, aged 24
Grundy, Thomas, aged 55
Hardy, William, aged 22
Hill, George, aged 8
Hill, George, aged 12
Hill, John, aged 38
Hill, Michael, aged 10
Hill, Michael, aged 62
Hill, Michael, aged 15
Hill, Pearson, aged 24
Hill, Robert, aged 11
Hill, Robert, aged 14
Hill, Thomas, aged 9
Jobling, Ralph, aged 10
Moody, John, aged 21
Royally, Job, aged 17
Royally, John, aged 10
Short, Alexander, aged 18
Short, John, aged 11
Short, Ralph, aged 9
Stephenson, George, aged 19
Stephenson, James, aged 16
Taylor, John, aged 23
Wardle, John, aged 29
Wheatley, John, aged 48

Victims 2 July 1817
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Anderson, William, aged 32
Blakey, Robert, aged 37
Blakey, Thomas, aged 43
Crisp, Thomas, aged 23
Hepburn, Thomas, aged 71
Melvin, George, aged 45
Melvin, John, aged 24
Noble, James, aged 25,

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