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Lancashire Mining Disasters

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This is the index to all mining disasters in Lancashire.

Lancashire
Date Colliery / Pit Location Casualties Cause
20 May 1852 Coppull Coppull, Lancashire 36 Firedamp explosion
24 April 1830 Pemberton Colliery Pemberton, Lancashire 9 Explosion
May 1831 & May 1832 Haydock Collieries Haydock, Lancashire 12 & 6 Explosion
10 July 1835 Ladyshore Colliery Little Lever, Bolton, Lancashire 17 Inundation
24 November 1846 Coppull Collieries Coppull, Lancashire 9 Explosion
June 1847 Kirkless Hall Colliery Aspull near Wigan, Lancashire 13 Explosion
16 March 1850 Haydock Collieries Rock Pit Haydockm Lancshire 13 Explosion
9 October 1850 Bent Grange Colliery Oldham 17 Explosion
8 November 1850 Haydock Collieries No.13 Pit Haydock, Lancashire 20 Explosion
22 December 1851 Ince Hall Colliery, Deep Pit Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire 13 Explosion
24 April 1852 Norley Hall Colliery Pemberton, Lancashire 12 Explosion
24 March 1853 Ince Hall Colliery Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire 50 Explosion
1 July 1853 Bent Grange Colliery Oldham, Lancashire 20 Explosion
18 February 1854 Ince Hall Colliery Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire 89 Explosion
2 February 1858 Bardsley Colliery Diamond Pit Bardsley, Lancashire 53 Explosion
13 December 1858 Yew Tree Colliery Tyldesley, Lancashire 25 Explosion
1 November 1861 Shevington Colliery Albert Pit Shevington, Lancashre 13 Explosion
13 May 1866 Garswood Colliery Garswood, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Lancashire 13 Explosion
26 November 1868 Hindley Green Colliery, Springs Pit Hindley Green, Lancashire 63 Explosion
30 December 1868 Haydock Collieries Queen Pit Haydock, Lancashire 26 Explosion
21 July 1869 Haydock Collieries Queen Pit Haydock, Lancashire 59 Explosion
16 November 1869 Low Hall Colliery Platt Bridge near Wigan, Lancashire 27 Explosion
19 August 1870 Bryn Hall Colliery Bryn, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire 20 Explosion
6 September 1871 Ince Moss Colliery Ince in Makerfield, Lancashire 69 Explosion
28 March 1872 Lovers Lane Colliery Atherton, Lancashire 27 Explosion
18 July 1874 Ince Hall Colliery, Saw Mill Pit IInce-in-Makerfield, Lancashire 15 Explosion
23 January 1877 Stonehill Colliery Farnworth, Lancashire 18 Fire
7 February 1877 Foggs Colliery Darcy Lever, Lancashire 10 Explosion
12 March 1877 Unity Brook Colliery Kearsley, Lancashire 43 Explosion
11 October 1877 Pemberton Colliery Pemberton, Lancashire 36 Explosion
7 June 1878 Haydock Collieries Wood Pit Haydock, Lancashire 189 Explosion
19 December 1881 Abram Colliery Abram, Lancashire 48 Explosion
7 November 1883 Moorfield Colliery Accrington, Lancashire 68 Explosion
18 June 1885 Clifton Hall Colliery Clifton, near Pendlebury, Lancashire 178 Explosion
13 August 1886 Bedford Colliery Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire 38 Explosion
14 December 1892 Bamfurlong Colliery Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire 16 Fire
14 December 1892 Bamfurlong Colliery Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire 14 Fire
4 October 1907 Foggs Colliery Darcy Lever, Bolton, Lancashire 10 Cage Collision
18 August 1908 Maypole Colliery Abram, Lancashire 76 Explosion
21 December 1910 Hulton Bank Colliery Over Hulton, Westhoughton, Lancashire 344 Explosion
10 October 1932 Bickershaw Colliery Leigh, Lancashire 19 Cage Accident






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