Howgill Kell's Pit Colliery Disaster

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Location: Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 30 October 1819
  • Location: Howgill Colliery, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
  • Victims: 21 Lives lost
  • Cause: Explosion of fire-damp
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Anderson, Jacob, aged 24
Askew, William, aged 28
Bates, Philip
Cain, Edward, aged 37
Castlehow, Jonathan, aged 50
Conroy, Andrew, aged 37
Cummins, John, aged 28
Fraker, Thomas, aged 24
Gremminson, Joseph, aged 29
Haselden, George, aged 33
How, Stephen, aged 56
McAvoy, Patrick, snr. (died: 07 Nov 1819) , aged 46
McGillion, Alexander, aged 60
McGran, James, aged 33
McKinney, William, aged 28
Milligan, William, aged 37
Quin, Murphy, aged 33
Rickerby, Thomas, aged 22
Unthank, John, aged 28
Wade, Patrick, aged 52
Ward, Michael, aged 28




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