Minor Pit Hetton Colliery Disaster

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: 20 Dec 1860
Location: Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
This page has been accessed 76 times.

Worldwide Disasters | Mining Disasters | England Mining Disasters | County Durham Mining Disasters| Hetton Colliery 1860 Mining Disaster

Contact: TBC

History and Circumstances

  • Date: 20 December 1860
  • Location: 'Minor Pit Hetton Colliery, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 22 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Fire Damp Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Box, James, aged 20
Ferguson, John, aged 62
Gibbons, John, aged 63
Gray, Francis, aged 29
Greives, John, aged 20
Hall, Robert, aged 17
Jobling, John, aged 40
Lowdon, John, aged 62
Marley, William, aged 58
Mitchinson, Thomas, aged 61
Richardson, William, aged 60
Robson, Thomas, aged 36
Ross, Ralph, aged 16
Sandilands, Thomas, aged 32
Scott, Joseph, aged 50
Soulsby, Jacob, aged 16
Walker, James, aged 32
Walton, George, aged 16
Wilson, Robert, aged 54
Wonders, Henry, aged 34
Wright, Thomas, aged 43
Young, Anthony, aged 52


  • Login to edit this profile and add images.
  • Private Messages: Send a private message to the Profile Manager. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.