Rush to the pit mouth, Graphic 1880


Mining, Deaths and Inquests, snippets etc

Colliery explosions Kirkless Hall, Wigan, Cowley Hill, St Helens, 1847

Colliery explosion at Ince, 1849

Explosion, Laffock Colliery, St Helens, 1849

Explosion Town House mine, 1850

Colliery explosion Haydock, No 18 pit, 1850

Fatal colliery explosions, near Wigan, 1852

Arley Mine explosion, Feb 1854

A trip to Wigan 1858 including details of mines

Boiler explosion, Blackleyhurst, Colliery, Billinge 1865

Colliery deaths at Shevington and Aspull, 1861

Explosion, Garswood, Colliery, nr St Helens 1867

7 killed at Alexandra pit Wigan 1875

Stonehill Colliery disaster, Farnworth, 27th Jan 1877

Colliery disaster, Darcy Lever, near Bolton, 10th Feb 1877

Explosion at the King pit, Pemberton, 1877

Haydock colliery explosion 1878, 198 killed and injured

St Helens colliery accident 1879

Explosion in a St Helens Colliery, January 1882

Bold Colliery fatalities, 1905

The Maypole Pit disaster, 1908, List of victims with addresses

1st Miner's V.C 1908

St Helens inquests, includes many colliery fatalities

Ghosts at Upholland 1913 ?

Hulton Colliery, Cronton, explosion 1917


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