Newbottle Dorothea Pit Colliery Disaster

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Date: 19 Nov 1824
Location: Newbottle, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 19 November 1824
  • Location: Newbottle Dorothea Pit Colliery, Newbottle,
    County Durham, England
  • Victims: 11 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Anderson, John, aged 25
Armstrong, Matthew, aged 32
Charlton, Thomas, aged 29
Fairless, William, aged 38
Hodgson, Edward, aged 32
Johnson, George, aged 52
Moody, Benjamin, aged 36
Scott, John, aged 43
Smith, William, aged 52
Thornton, Henry, aged 32
Watchman, Thomas


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