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Sheriff Hill Isabella Pit Colliery Disaster

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Date: 27 Jun 1815
Location: Gateshead, County Durham, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 27 June 1815
  • Location: Sheriff Hill Isabella Pit Colliery, Gateshead, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 11 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Barker, Hugh, aged 17
Foggett, George, aged 70 brother of William and Robert
Foggett, Robert, aged 45, brother of William and George
Foggett, William, aged 60, Viewer, brother of George and Robert
Jamerson, James, aged 18
Wind, George, aged 20
Wind, William, aged 50
Young, James, aged 23


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