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Swaithe Main Disaster

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Location: Swaithe, Barnsley, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Worldwide Disasters | Mining Disasters | England Mining Disasters Yorkshire Mining Disasters |Swaite Main, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 1875

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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 6 December 1875
  • Location: Swaite Main, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
  • Victims: 143 lives lost
  • Cause: Explosion, firedamp, ignition caused by shot firing


Name Details Sourced Bio Connected Category
Akers, Henry Milton Age 25
Allen, James Age 32
Allen, John Frank Age 18
Allen, William Age 19
Armitage, George Age 50
Bailey, John Age 25
Bailey, William Henry Age 20
Bamforth, William Age 20
Banks, George Age 38
Barden, Gad Age 43
Barraclough, James Age 30
Beevors, Thomas Age 47
Bell, Henry
Bennett, Benjamin Age 19
Benson, Joseph (alias Joseph William Brown) Age 14
Beresford, George Age 35
Blackburn, John Age 50
Bostock, Pharoah Age 15
Bowers, Alfred Age 14
Bowers, Edward Age 12
Bray, William Age 24
Brown, John (James) Age 36
Brown, William Age 19
Buckley, William Age 33
Bullock, Isaac Age 30
Bullock, Thomas Age 29
Burns, James
Calvert, John, Age 27
Carr, George Edward Age 24
Carr, William
Cawthorne, Henry Age 22
Christian, John Age 32
Collumbine, Charles Henry, Age 16
Coxon, Thomas
Crackles, Alfred Age 23
Denton, James Age 32
Dodson, James Age 32
Dolan, William Age 29
Duber, Thomas Age 24
Dunk, Arthur Age 20
Earnshaw, William Age 33
Evans, George Age 17
Eyre, George Age 22
Fawcett, George
Foster, Thomas Age 29
Galloway, Frederick Age 13
Galloway, Leonard Age 15
Gibson, John Age 15
Gilbert, Alfred Age 21
Gilbert, John Age 20
Glover, Edward Age 19
Goodall, John Age 43
Goodliffe, Walter Age 22
Goodman, Charles
Grant, Henry Age 35
Green, Samuel Age 27
Green, William
Greenbank, William Age 27
Haigh, Samuel
Hall, Charles
Hampshire, George
Hancock, James Anthony Age 34
Harrison, Albert Edward Age 14
Harrison, Charles
Harrison, Joseph Age 21
Hepplestone, Jim Age 46
Hoyland, Alfred Age 29
Hudson, William Age 30
Jaques, Henry Age 27
Jenkins, Edward, Age 36
Jenkins, Edward Age 21
Jenkins, William Age 30
Jenkins, William
Jenkinson, John
era, Ara
Kendall, Paul Age 49
Kendall, Paul (jun) Age 15
Kendell, William George
Kilburn, Thomas Age 29
Kilner, Frederick Age 15
Knowles, Joseph (alias Noble) Age 38
Konuck, Andrea
Lambert, Israel Age 19
Lancashire, William Age 24
Lawton, William Age 17
Lockwood, Thomas
Lockwood, Walter Age 50
Lund, Thomas Age 24
Malin, Henry, Age 22
Maltby, Thomas Age 34
Markey, Thomas Age 25
Marsden, Henry Age 26
McCullough, James
McKnight, Robert
Moore, John
Morton, Charles
Mowbray, Joseph Robinson Age 19
Muldoon, James
Netherwood, Arthur Age 15
Nettleship, William
Nicholson, John Age 18
Oates, William Age 45
Partlet, John, Age 19
Phillips, John Edward Age 18
Phillipson, George Age 30
Pickering, John Age 23
Rides, Thomas Age 16
Rock, Arthur Age 23
Rodgers, William Age 32
Rose, Edward Age 23
Schofield, Samuel Age 36
Scorah, Thomas Reeds Age 31
Sedgewick, John Age 31
Semley, Amos Age 14
Semley, Edmond Age 17
Semley, John
Senior, Thomas William
Sheldon, Joseph Furnace Man
Slater, George Henry Age 21
Smith, John Thomas Age 18
Richard Smith Age 29 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Smith, William Age 33
Stavosky, John
Stott, Henry Age 17
Sykes, George Age 25
Taylor, Charles Age 26
Thickett, Levi Age 18
Timperley, James Age 34
Tranter, Jonathan Age 23
William Tyers 38 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyas, Henry Age 36
Vine, Charles Henry Age 19
Waldy, Fred Noel AGe 21
Walker, William Age 29
Waller, William Age 16
Waterworth, John Age 30
Watson, Joseph
Watson, Thomas Age 16
Whitham, Walter Age 19
George Wildsmith Age 19 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Winder, Joseph
Wood, John Age 19
Woodhead, Thomas Age 29

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