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Harrington Colliery Disaster 1838

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Location: Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 24 October 1838
  • Location: Harrington Colliery, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
  • Victims: 40 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Victims
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Addison, Thomas Pearson, aged 24
Addison, William, aged 14
Benson, Fletcher, aged 15
Benson, John, aged 12
Benson, Jonathan, aged 14
Burnett, Eldred, aged 13
Cape, Joseph, aged 52
Crennell, George, aged 12
Ditchburn, John, aged 12
Dobson, Peter, aged 30
Donald, James, aged 16
Donald, Robert, aged 12
Dunn, John, aged 13
Dunn, Robert, aged 12
Edgar, George, aged 17
Griminson, Joseph, aged 22
Hayton, Jonathan, aged 12
Hayton, Nicholas, aged 14
Hetherington, William, aged 33
Irsdale, Robert, aged 10
Kay, Harrison, aged 24
Kelly, John, aged 12
Metcalfe, Joseph, aged 25
Moore, James, aged 10
Moore, William, aged 12
Nichol, Robert, aged 41
Peel, Harrison, aged 13
Peel, Henry, aged 50
Peel, Robert, aged 11
Ralph, John, aged 20
Richardson, John, aged 22
Sanderson, Ralph, aged 11
Scruggam, Richard, aged 10
Ward, Henry, aged 25
Wilson, James, aged 35
Wilson, John, aged 30
Wilson, Jonathan, aged 12
Wynn, James, aged 16
Wynn, John, aged 21
Wynn, Robert, aged 25


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