Whitehaven William Pit 1823 Colliery Disaster

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Date: 18 Oct 1823
Location: Whitehaven, Cumberland, Englandmap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters England Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 18 October 1823
  • Location: Whitehaven William Pit, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
  • Victims: 32 Miners killed
  • Cause: Colliery Explosion
Victims (28 names found)
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Bainbridge, Ann
Bainbridge, Richard
Blaylock, John
Cartmell, John
Corkin, John
Cragg, William
Dixon, Jonathan
Ellwood, John
Erail, Fergus
Fitzpatrick, Thomas
Froggat, Mary
Hinde, James
Hughes, Thomas
Irvine, Thomas
Leathers, Joseph
Macallister, Peter
Mackie, Patrick
Mathews, Patrick
McCulloch, William
McGuire, John
McLaughlin, Archibald
McLaughlin, Patrick
Murray, John
Pearson, Christopher
Sinclair, William
Thompson, William
Tweedy, John
Usher, Joseph



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