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Trimdon Grange Colliery Disaster

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Date: 16 Feb 1882
Location: Trimdon, County Durham, Englandmap
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 16 February 1882
  • Location: Trimdon Grange Colliery, Trimdon, County Durham, England
  • Victims: 74 lives lost
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Victims
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Allison, John, aged 19, single man
Berryman, Jacob, aged 33, left a wife and 3 children
Blenkinsop, Thomas, aged 37, left a wife and 4 children
Bowen, Frederick, aged 23, left a wife and 2 children
Brown, Peter, aged 60
Burke, Henry, aged 39, left a wife and 4 children
Burnett, George Colling, aged 19, brother of Joseph and James, single man
Burnett, James White, aged 17, brother of Joseph and George
Burnett, Joseph Whitfield, aged 23, brother of George and James, single man
Burns, William, aged 35
Clark, Thomas, aged 24, left a wife and 2 children
Dawe, Richard, aged 20, single man
Dobson, George, aged 26, single man
Docherty, Michael, aged 19, single man
Dormand, Joseph, aged 14
Dormand, Thomas, aged 13
Douglas, John, aged 13
Durkin, Patrick, aged 12
Edmunds, John Samuel, aged 16
Edwards, David, aged 16, single man
Edwards, Robert, aged 17, single man
Errington, John, aged 33, left a wife and three children
French, Matthew, aged 13
Golesly, Jacob, aged 47
Golesly, Robert, aged 60
Griffiths, David, aged 19, single man
Hart, John, aged 23
Hart, Michael, aged 45, left a wife and 7 children
Herrington, John, aged 36
Horden, Thomas, aged 56, left a wife and grown up family
Hughes, John, aged 29, single man
Hunter, Thomas, aged 37, left a wife and 6 children
Hyde, Joseph, aged 23, single man
Hyde, William J., aged 26, left a wife and 1 child
Jefferson, George, aged 14, brother of William
Jefferson, William, aged 18, brother of George
Jennings, William, aged 16, a widow's son
Jones, Cornelieus, aged 18
Jones, John Francis, aged 38, unmarried
Joyce, Henry, aged 16
Madrell, William, aged 40, left a wife
Maitland, Robert, aged 40, left a wife and 3 children
McDonald, James Boyd, aged 13
McHale, John, aged 16, brother of Michael and Thomas, single man
McHale, Michael, aged 21, brother of John and Thomas, single man
McHale, Thomas, aged 13, brother of Michael and John, single man
Mercer, Ralph, aged 18
Owens, Simon, aged 16
Parker, William, aged 16
Peat, Thomas, aged 21, single man
Prest, Christopher, aged 35, left a wife and 3 children
Priestley, Thomas, aged 29, left a wife and one child,
Pryor, Thomas, aged 26
Ramsay, John, aged 26, single man
Ramshaw, Frank, aged 17, single man
Richardson, George, aged 29, left a wife and 2 children
Richardson, Samuel, aged 17, single man
Robinson, Ralph H., aged 17, single man
Robinson, William, aged 34, left a wife a one child
Sayers, Enoch, aged 18
Schier, Herman Carl, aged 23
Sharp, Thomas, aged 42, single man
Slack, George, aged 21, Hewer, single man
Smith, Andrew, aged 23, single man
Smith, John, aged 26, left a wife and 2 children
Soulsby, Jacob, aged 27, left a wife
Soulsby, Robert, aged 60, left a wife
Spencer, Edward, aged 19, single man
Stobbs, James, aged 31, (or Stobb), left a wife and three children
Symonds, George, aged 16
Thwaites, Richard, aged 27, single man (widower),
Wigham, George, aged 28, left a wife and 3 children
Williams, John, aged 31, left a wife and 1 child
Williams, William, aged 31, left a wife and 3 children
Wilson, John, aged 15, single man
Wilson, John, aged 33, left a wife and 3 children

Sources

Durham Mining Museum





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