Pelton Colliery Disaster

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Date: 31 Oct 1866
Location: Chester-le-Street, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 31 October 1866
  • Location: 'Pelton Colliery, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 24 Lives Lost,
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Anderson, John, aged 18
Argyle, Richard, aged 13
Bateman, Henry, aged 18
Bell, Jonathan, aged 19
Brown, Roger, aged 39
Carter, John, aged 52
Charlton, William, aged 20
Cook, George, aged 22
Curry, Robert, aged 12
Dixon, James, aged 23
Elliot, William, aged 11
Felton, William, aged 11
Frecker, John, aged 14
Gladsome, Joseph, aged 11
Gray, John, aged 32
Guy, Henry, aged 38
Houghton, George, aged 18
King, Robert, aged 18
Laverick, John, aged 27
Maddison, Jonathan, aged 22
Richardson, John, aged 28
Simpson, John, aged 22
Taylor, John, aged 41
Weddle, Robert, aged 34

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