Oxclose Colliery Disaster

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Date: 29 Nov 1805
Location: Washington, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 29 November 1805
  • Location: Oxclose Colliery, Washington, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 38 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Armstrong, John, aged 18
Bradley, Isaac, aged 25
Carr, Robert, aged 24
Curry, Henry
Davison, Joseph, aged 26
Dowell, George, aged 12
Dowell, Henry, aged 18
Dowell, William, aged 25
Dunn, Benjamin, aged 55
Errington, John, aged 24
Frost, Robert, aged 27
Hall, James, aged 24
Hamilton, Thomas, aged 30
Harrison, John, aged 26
Henderson, William, aged 25
Johnson, Henry, aged 26
Johnson, Ralph, aged 22
Knott, Edward, aged 12
Knott, Thomas, aged 15
Knott, William, aged 18
Knox, Thomas, aged 23
Lake, John, aged 32
Lake, Robert, aged 10
Mason, John, aged 10
Mason, Thomas, aged 29
Reay, John, aged 20
Reay, Thomas, aged 18
Robinson, Thomas, aged 30
Sadler, Daniel, aged 8
Sadler, Thomas, aged 33
Thirloway, Ralph, aged 46
Todd, John, aged 28
Todd, Thomas, aged 19
Vazie, William (jnr), aged 10
Vazie, William (snr), aged 34
Walker, Michael, aged 35
Walker, Richard, aged 33
Walker, William, aged 9


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