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Kaitangata Mine Disaster 1879

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Date: 21 Feb 1879 [unknown]
Location: Kaitangata, South Otago, New Zealandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters New Zealand disasters
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Worldwide Disasters | Mining Disasters | New Zealand Mining Disasters | Kaitangata Mine 1879

Contact: Amelia Utting

Summary

  • Date: 21 February 1879
  • Location: Kaitangata, South Otago, New Zealand
  • Victims: 34 casualties
  • Cause: Firedamp
Victims
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Caleb Beardsmore
Edward Beardsmore
Joseph Beardsmore
James Beardsmore Sr
James Beardsmore Jr
Thomas Black
David Buchanan
John Clark
James Coining
Samuel Coulter
Edward Dunn
John Ferguson
Thomas Frew
John Gage
James Hall
William Hall
William Hay
Archibald Hodge
William Hodge
Andrew Jarvie
George Jarvie
George Lockhart
Charles McDonald
Barney McGee
Robert McMillan
Edward Molloy
James Molloy
John Molloy
Joseph Morton
Thomas Smith
James Spiers
William Watson
William Whinney
William Wilson

Sources

  • "Fearful Mining Catastrophe at Kaitangata." Otago Daily Times, Issue 5308, 22 February 1879, Page 3. Available for viewing at Papers Past.




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