Herrington Mill Pit Colliery Disaster

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Date: 10 Oct 1812
Location: Pensher, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 110 October 1812
  • Location: Herrington Mill Pit Colliery, Pensher, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 24 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Anderson, Daniel, aged 19
Armstrong, John, aged 28
Barras, Thomas, aged 17
Barras, William, aged 15
Berwick, John, aged 8
Carr, George
Cook, James, aged 8
Crosby, Thomas, aged 67
Forster, Joseph, aged 16
Forster, Robert
Gordon, Robert, aged 61
Hutchinson, John, aged 20
Hutchinson, William, aged 17
Lewis, Ralph, aged 12
Norton, Edward, aged 25
Sheavels, Robert, aged 7
Smith, John, aged 15
Stringer, Andrew, aged 17
Welsh, Edward, aged 8
Welsh, Johnson, aged 8
Welsh, Thomas, aged 15
Wilson, Robert, aged 14
Wilson, William, aged 29


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