Newbottle Success Pit Colliery Disaster

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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 2nd June 1815
  • Location: Newbottle Success Pit, Colliery,Newbottle, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 57 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Victims (42 names found)
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Atkinson, James, aged 50
Barker, George, aged 15
Barker, James, aged 13
Barker, Jonathan, aged 50
Barker, Jonathan, jnr, aged 11
Burnop, John, aged 10
Burnop, Thomas, aged 39
Burnop, Thomas, jnr
Cockburn, John, aged 50
Coulson, Christopher, aged 22
Fawcett, -, aged 30
Fawcett, -, aged 9
Fawcett, -, aged 12
Firth, Samuel, aged 25
Gallon, John, aged 15
Gardiner, Martin, aged 15
Gardiner, William, aged 19
Gastard, George, aged 13
Gastard, Luke, aged 25
Gastard, Thomas, aged 15
Gastard, Thomas, aged 22
Hall, William, aged 12
Henderson, Robert, aged 21
Henderson, William, aged 55
Hindmarch, Matthew, aged 22
Holmes, Michael, aged 12
Pearson, Thomas, aged 38
Pearson, Thomas, jnr, aged 11
Spensley, John, aged 19
Spensley, Simon, aged 11
Stout, John, aged 43
Stout, John, jnr, aged 6
Sutton, John, aged 34,
Sutton, Robert, aged 9
Sutton, William, aged 7
Wilkinson, George, aged 12
Williamson, William, aged 10
Willis, Michael, aged 33
Winship, Thomas, aged 12
Winship, Walter, aged 17
Winship, William, aged 10
Wood, Robert, aged 25


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