Mineworkers – Accidents and Fatalities – Wallsend District

This data has been sourced from the Annual Reports of the Department of Mines, Newspapers and the records of the United Mineworkers Federation.

 

Surname Given Names (s) Colliery Age Occupation Year of accident Date Notes
Andrews Lewis Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 11 February 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Andrews Abraham Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 16 March 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Armstrong R. Wallsend 42 1914
Ashby Thomas South Wallsend, Cardiff 65 labourer Tuesday, 27 January 1891 fatal; suffocated by small coal in coal hopper.
Ashman B. Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 11 June 1888 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal.
Austin Edward Wallsend 0 horse driver Friday, 2 September 1881 nf; arm fracture – run over by dirt wagon on surface
Bailey Matthew Wallsend 0 shiftman Thursday, 20 October 1898 nf; injury to head by falling slab.
Baird David Wallsend B Pit miner Monday, 17 February 1873 fatal injury from fall of coal. Also see James Baird.
Baird Charles Wallsend B Pit 0 miner Monday, 17 February 1873 nf; bruised ankle from fall of coal. See also his brother James Baird
Baird Elswald Newcastle Wallsend No 2 0 shiftman Monday, 7 October 1895 nf; injury to hand and face by fall of stone.
Baldwin T. Wallsend Borehole 25 1929
Bell William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 30 April 1894 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Bell Anthony Wallsend No 2 Tunnel 0 miner Wednesday, 16 June 1897 nf; injured by fall of coal.
Bell William Wallsend No 2 Tunnel 0 miner Wednesday, 16 June 1897 nf; injured by fall of coal.
Benson John Young Wallsend, Teralba 0 sinker Saturday, 21 April 1888 nf; leg fracture by water bag falling down shaft.
Bradley William Wallsend miner Tuesday, 4 October 1887 nf; severe injuries to head and neck by fall of coal.
Brimstead William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 wheeler Friday, 29 April 1892 nf; injury to foot by full skip.
Britten Thomas Wallsend miner Wednesday, 21 April 1886 nf; fracture of leg and ribs by fall of coal.
Brown David New Wallsend Coal Mine 45 Thursday, 19 November 1874 fatal; fall of coal…more
Brown John Newcastle Wallsend miner Thursday, 31 October 1878 fatal; killed by a fall of coal.
Brown William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner Monday, 13 January 1896 nf; burns on chest and hands by ignition of loose powder.
Bryant T. Wallsend C Pit 47 1908
Buchanan Hugh Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 6 October 1870 nf; loss of leg by fall of coal
Burt D. Wallsend 37 1921
Cain / Kain John Wallsend 0 miner Sunday, 24 December 1882 nf; severe bodily injuries by explosion of loose powder
Callender George Cairns Wallsend Colliery 0 miner Thursday, 16 July 1885 nf; severe burns to body, arms, face and neck by an explosion of loose powder.
Carr ne Wallsend Col. 0 horse driver Tuesday, 24 August 1880 nf; arm mutilated  & amputated through being run over by empty skips.
Carter R. Wallsend 19 1908
Chalmers James Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 1 September 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal
Clarke George Young Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 27 November 1891 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal.
Cleghorn R. Wallsend Pit 1875 Wednesday, 21 April 1875 fatal; crushed to death by fall of coal.
Conn John Wallsend Main Tunnel 0 shiftman Friday, 15 October 1897 nf; injured by premature explosion of a shot ; severe burns on the face and shoulders,, and eyesight seriously endangered.
Cook John Wallsend miner Monday, 3 October 1887 nf; fracture of ribs by a fall from a canch(?) or bench.
Cotter James Seaham, West Wallsend 0 driver Wednesday, 18 August 1897 nf; eye destroyed by iron sprag striking it, whilst attempting to use it from inside the tub instead of from outside.
Craig James Wallsend Main Tunnel 0 miner Wednesday, 24 February 1897 nf; fracture of left leg by fall of coal.
Dalziell A. Wallsend 71 1904
Dansey Daniel South Wallsend, Lymington 0 sinker Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf;
Davidson Peter Wallsend Colliery 53 painter Monday, 12 March 1900 fatal; died due to failure of the heart – not reportable.
Davison Cuthbert Wallsend miner Thursday, 23 December 1886 nf; fracture of ribs by a blow from a falling prop.
Dawsey Daniel South Wallsend 0 sinker Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf; serious burns by ignition of fire damp (see also Thomas Jones)
Dennis William Wallsend No. 1 15 flatter Friday, 3 August 1900 nf; crushed between tub and the rib.
Dodd James Wallsend miner Thursday, 2 September 1886 nf; very severe internal injuries by fall of coal.
Dodds Joseph Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 21 January 1896 nf; severe burns on face by ignition of powder.
Down H. Wallsend 45 1901
Dowsen William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 3 March 1893 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal.
Drummond Andrew Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 6 October 1898 nf; fracture of leg by fall of stone.
Dryden John Wallsend No 2, Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 22 June 1898 nf; fracture of lower jaw and compound fracture of the right leg by fall of roof in pillar workings. See Lewis.
Dunlop Wm. Wallsend miner Thursday, 28 January 1886 nf; leg fracture by a fall of coal,
Dunlop William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 30 October 1895 nf; injury to chest and shoulders by fall of coal.
Eade Joseph Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 20 August 1884 nf; severe burns on body by explosion of powder.
Erskine Richard West Wallsend, Teralba 0 miner Monday, 25 March 1889 nf; severe internal injuries from fall of coal.
Evans W. Wallsend C Pit 45 1906
Evans R. Wallsend C Pit 57 1932
Fahey M. Wallsend 63 1927
Finlay Thomas Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 4 May 1892 nf; burnt by ignition of fire damp.
Fogo G. Wallsend 39 1903
Ford William Newcastle Wallsend 0 wheeler Tuesday, 12 November 1895 nf; severe injury to hand by loaded skips.
Forest D. Wallsend No 1 49 1901
Fox Henry South Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 21 August 1894 nf; fracture of arm by fall of coal.
France Robert Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 12 April 1893 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal.
Fretwell Thomas Wallsend 27 miner Tuesday, 2 October 1883 fatal injuries from fall of coal
Gardiner William Lymington, Wallsend; near Charlestown sinker Wednesday, 30 June 1886 fatal injuries by falling down a shaft
Geattie Charles F. Brookstown, near Wallsend miner Monday, 23 January 1888 fatal injuries by fall of roof ( coal and stone)
Gibbon John Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 17 July 1882 nf; fracture of ribs from fall of coal
Gibbon John Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 17 July 1882 nf; broken rib through fall of coal
Gilbert John Newcastle Wallsend 54 deputy Friday, 29 March 1895 fatal injury by train of empty skips in motion on engine bank
Goodwin James Newcastle Wallsend Colliery 0 miner Tuesday, 19 August 1890 nf; fracture of arm from fall of coal.
Gough Walter South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner Tuesday, 4 August 1891 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal.
Grant William Newcastle Wallsend Colliery 0 trapper Wednesday, 20 August 1890 nf; fracture of collar bone and one rib by a loaded skip.
Grant George Seaham, West Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 20 November 1894 nf; injury to shoulder and ribs by fall of coal.
Gray R. Wallsend No 1 67 1901
Gray Archd. West Wallsend 0 shiftman Monday, 31 October 1898 nf; caught on horse road by horse and set of full tubs while cleaning road; knocked down and crushed; concussion of brain; collarbone and five ribs broken.
Green George Ebenezer Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 15 wagon greaser Saturday, 31 January 1891 fatal injuries by empty wagons whilst shunting
Gregory Thomas Wallsend miner Tuesday, 9 August 1887 nf; internal injuries by a fall of coal. (morgan?)
Griffith Isaac Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 21 April 1882 nf; bruised body and legs – sudden firing of shot bringing the coal down on him
Griffiths John Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 27 June 1883 nf; severe injuries by an explosion of loose powder; see also David Jones.
Grinia G. Wallsend 21 1914
Hall J. New Wallsend 1874 details not found.
Hall George Wallsend miner Wednesday, 17 August 1887 nf; severe burns to face and neck by a shot explosion.
Hancock Sidney Wallsend (Pit Town) 34 miner Tuesday, 28 May 1889 fatal; died June 6, fatal injuries by explosion of powder
Hanlay Michael Wallsend Colliery furnace man Thursday, 13 July 1882 fatal; killed – crushed by horse drawing train of skips in travelling road.
Hargreaves Henry West Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 19 May 1891 nf; severe burns by ignition of loose powder.
Hargreaves Ephraim Seaham , West Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 27 March 1894 nf; severe internal injuries by fall of coal.
Harrison John Elemore Vale, Wallsend 0 miner Saturday, 2 May 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Hayes Patrick Osborne Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 15 October 1900 fatal; found dead in his working place; death due to natural causes.
Henderson P. Wallsend 53 1900
Henderson J. West Wallsend 50 1917
Hinds William Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 17 February 1898 nf; severe injury to foot by fall of coal.
Hitchcock Henry Wallsend 0 road-man Monday, 13 December 1869 nf; thigh fracture, jammed between skip and prop.
Hogan M. Wallsend C Pit 29 1907
Holmes Joseph Seaham, West Wallsend 25 miner Monday, 3 July 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal, died 17th July
Hooey George Edward Wallsend No. 1 16 horse driver Wednesday, 26 September 1900 injury to left foot by being run over with a tub. Verdict ‘death from ‘lock jaw’ following on injuries received’ died 15 Oct.
Hooper Richard Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 11 September 1889 nf; injury to hip from fall of coal.
Hopkinson John West Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 1 December 1890 nf; injury to the head by fall of coal.
Hugo John Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 4 July 1895 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal.
Hume Robert Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend 0 wheeler Friday, 6 December 1889 nf; severe burns by ignition of fire damp; also see Walters, Hunter.
Hunter R. West Wallsend 58 1904
Hunter William Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 6 December 1889 nf; severe burns by ignition of fire damp; also see Walters, Hume.
Hunter Robert West Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 1 February 1892 nf; burns on face and neck by explosion of powder.
James George Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 15 March 1892 nf; injuries to arm , face, and chest by a kick from a horse.
Jefferson George West Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 16 June 1898 nf; hand burnt by powder; small plug had been left lying on some debris near to where Jefferson was trimming a lamp, a spark from which caused ignition.
Jeffreys James Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 7 December 1882 nf; severe bodily injuries by a fall of coal
Jenkins Evan Wallsend 0 driver Saturday, 3 April 1897 nf; fracture of collar  bone; crushed between his horse and tub.
Johnson E. Wallsend C Pit 17 1912
Johnson R. West Wallsend 40 1912
Johnson William Wallsend 0 banker off Tuesday, 2 August 1881 nf; leg fracture – thrown between buffer of skip and stopper
Johnson Robert Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 0 driver Friday, 2 November 1894 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skips.
Jones David Wallsend 29 miner Wednesday, 27 June 1883 fatal injuries by an explosion of loose powder;
Jones Thomas South Wallsend, Lymington 28 sinker Wednesday, 28 November 1888 fatal injuries by ignition of fire damp; lingered for 14 days; died 12 Dec.
Jones James Wallsend miner Thursday, 8 July 1886 nf; fracture of ankle by fall of coal.
Jones Jont. Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 6 December 1894 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Kay Archibald Wallsend 53 miner Tuesday, 22 June 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal
Kegan George Young Wallsend Colliery 0 miner Monday, 4 August 1890 nf; ignition of fire damp, slight burns.
Kettenburg ns Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 8 October 1872 fatal; by fall of coal; ‘the deceased was a steady, sober and careful miner’;
Kirkwood William Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 31 May 1889 nf; injury to hand and shoulder by a fall of coal.
Leach Thomas Wallsend 19 banksman or brakesman Thursday, 29 July 1886 fatal injuries by runaway loaded skip
Leach Ellis Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 9 March 1888 nf;
Lever James Elermore Vale, Wallsend 48 miner Thursday, 4 July 1895 fatal injury from fall of coal; died 9 March 1896
Lever Alfred Elemore Vale, Wallsend 0 wheeler Tuesday, 29 August 1893 nf; burns on face by ignition of  loose powder.
Lewis William Wallsend Colliery 0 switch-keeper Friday, 11 September 1885 nf; a boy…run over by loaded skips…severe fracture of the left thumb & deep flesh wound from the knee downwards on the left leg.
Lewis Albert H. Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend blacksmith Friday, 21 November 1890 nf; injury to leg by loaded skip.
Lewis Thomas Wallsend No 2, Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 22 June 1898 nf; badly bruised by fall of roof in pillar workings. See Dryden
Llewellyn Thomas Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 17 April 1882 nf; thigh fracture by fall of coal
Long P. Wallsend B Pit 1872 details  not found.
Lovedale George Newcastle – Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 28 January 1891 nf; injury to back and hips by fall of coal.
Lundy Thomas Newcastle, Wallsend Deputy overman Saturday, 1 March 1879 nf; burnt by an explosion of gas in the mine.
Maltman John Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 8 November 1882 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal
Matthews Wm. Wallsend miner Friday, 9 April 1886 nf; fractured arm and injuries to back by fall of stone.
Mawkes John Newcastle Wallsend 51 shiftman Friday, 15 October 1897 fatal; d. 18 Oct; severely burnt…face and chest..right hand and arm shattered..more
McCarron E. West Wallsend 22 sinker Thursday, 22 March 1888 fatal injuries by loaded bucket falling down shaft
McDonald James Young Wallsend 0 engineman Saturday, 28 May 1892 nf; scalded by the bursting of s steam pipe.
McGeachie D. C. Killingworth, West Wallsend 48 contractor Sunday, 8 May 1898 fatal; fell into sump whilst crossing from one side of the shaft to the other, at seam level.
McGurk Patrick Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 20 May 1898 nf; fall of coal ( little tops ) causing fracture of right shoulder blade, also fracture of three ribs on the left side.
McIntyre F. West Wallsend 18 1919
McWilliams James Seaham , West Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 28 March 1894 nf; injury to spine by fall of coal.
Meiklejohn John Wallsend 0 horse – driver Monday, 13 June 1898 nf; right foot severely bruised by loaded skip.
Metcalfe John U. Wallsend 0 wheeler Thursday, 8 August 1889 nf; fracture of the thigh.
Middleton Henry Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 14 March 1889 nf;  crushed about hips by fall of  coal.
Milburne James Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 20 July 1888 nf; severe left leg fracture by fall of coal
Milburne James Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 26 July 1888 nf;
Miller James snr. Newcastle Wallsend 0 shiftman Friday, 15 November 1895 nf; injury to back and chest by falling from timber trolley.
Mills William W. Wallsend trapper Wednesday, 21 April 1886 fatal injuries by loaded skip
Mills Daniel Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 13 January 1881 nf; thigh fracture by discharged prop falling on.
Minchie John South Wallsend 0 sinker Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf; serious burns by ignition of fire damp (see also Thomas Jones)
Mitchel John Wallsend B Pit 0 Thursday, 27 February 1873 fatally burnt
Mitchell James Newcastle Wallsend 40 experienced miner Tuesday, 14 September 1880 killed by fall of coal; full report available.
Mitchell John Wallsend B Pit 0 Thursday, 27 February 1873 fatally burnt…died 8 March.
Moffitt John Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 13 June 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal
Moncrieff John Young Wallsend 40 miner Thursday, 11 September 1890 fatal injuries by explosion of powder; died Sept 17
Moran Lawerence Killingworth, West Wallsend 0 sinker Tuesday, 15 March 1898 nf; skull fractured by laden bucket as it swung across shaft bottom when lifted by engine.
Morgan M. Wallsend 29 1907
Morrow John Wallsend 49 miner 1885 fatal injuries from fall of prop
O’Keefe Patrick Wallsend No 2, Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 20 June 1898 nf; his mate accidentally struck a pick into his buttock.
Oldham S. Wallsend 19 1912
Oughten George Wallsend Coal Co. 0 Thursday, 27 February 1879 missing after explosion;  married with wife and six children, residing in Wallsend.
Oughton George Wallsend miner Thursday, 27 February 1879 fatal ; killed by crush taking place unexpectedly.
Parkes Thomas William Newcastle Wallsend 55 miner Thursday, 19 November 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal
Parkes Thomas Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 6 March 1889 nf; leg fractured by fall of coal.
Parkes John Seaham, West Wallsend 0 driver Monday, 19 August 4897 nf; leg broken by tub running over it.
Parr William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner Saturday, 31 January 1891 nf; burns to both hands by ignition of core powder.
Peacock William Wallsend Colliery 34 miner Tuesday, 25 July 1882 fatal; killed by a fall of coal.
Peacock Thomas Wallsend No 2 0 miner Tuesday, 11 October 1898 nf; a piece of coal wedged down by his mate grazed his thigh; no bones broken.
Pease Joseph Seaham, West Wallsend 0 junr. Driver Monday, 18 July 1898 nf; injury to head, back and shoulders through falling in front of his set of tubs; riding with one foot on chain and other on buffer of first tub.
Pillans J. West Wallsend 52 1929
Porteous J. Wallsend 26 1903
Pratten Thomas Wallsend C Pit 31 1910 fatal; killed instantly..fall of coal;
Ramsay Thomas Wallsend Col. 0 miner Friday, 23 July 1880 nf; leg fractured by fall of coal.
Ramsey William Seaham, West Wallsend 0 driver Friday, 26 August 1898 nf; crushed between tubs and wall side whilst attempting to get into refuge hole.
Reichart William South Wallsend, Cardiff 43 sinker Monday, 11 March 1889 fatal injuries by a piece of stone falling down sinking shaft
Richardson John Seaham, West Wallsend 35 traffic manager Tuesday, 19 July 1898 fatal; crushed between railway wagon and retaining wall at screens whilst attempting to use the brake with his foot, whilst the locomotive was shunting an empty waggon.
Ridley Gilbert Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 20 January 1881 nf; ribs broken and shoulder put by fall of coal
Ridley William Wallsend 0 wheeler Friday, 29 June 1888 nf;
Robertson J. West Wallsend 1916
Robinson Barras Wallsend trapper boy Wednesday, 1 December 1886 nf; leg fracture by loaded timber trolley.
Roddenby R. Wallsend Colliery 1872
Ross G. Wallsend Pit 1868
Rowbottom Nathaniel Wallsend miner Tuesday, 4 October 1887 nf; arm fracture and other injuries by blow from a prop.
Roxby Henry Wallsend 0 wheeler Wednesday, 12 February 1896 nf; injury to head by loaded skip.
Rushforth John Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 22 September 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Rushton Henry Newcastle, Wallsend blacksmith Saturday, 1 March 1879 nf; burnt by an explosion of gas in the mine.
Sanderson Francis Newcastle Wallsend 51 miner Monday, 29 May 1893 fatal injuries by fall of coal, died 7th June
Selway Joseph Newcastle Wallsend 0 driver Thursday, 5 December 1895 nf; injury to head by fall of stone roof.
Shaw John Wallsend 0 miner Wednesday, 4 April 1883 nf; severe bruises on head by fall of coal.
Sheldon Job Wallsend 21 miner Thursday, 26 March 1896 fatal injury from fall of roof, coal, and stone; coroner found that ‘accident traceable to negligence of Simon Milward…deputy overman’
Shute Cyril Wallsend miner Thursday, 21 April 1887 nf; fracture ankle by fall of coal.
Sinclair S. Wallsend 48 1918
Sinclair S. Wallsend C Pit 46 1919
Smith John West Wallsend 0 miner Friday, 6 March 1891 nf; burns on face and chest by ignition of loose powder.
Smith Joseph Elermore Vale, Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 29 September 1898 nf; bruises on back of hip by fall of coal.
Steel T. West Wallsend 1915
Sterling Walter West Wallsend, Teralba 60 miner Tuesday, 5 February 1889 fatal injuries by fall of coal
Stevenson John Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 17 April 1883 nf; fractures of thighs by fall of coal.
Stevenson John Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 21 February 1889 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal.
Stewart Sydney Wallsend 25 1910 fatal; fall of coal.
Sutherland J. West Wallsend 66 1912
Syme William Wallsend B Pit Thursday, 27 February 1873 fatally burnt…died 12 Mar.
Taylor William Wallsend 58 miner Saturday, 1 July 1882 fatal; killed by a fall of coal; ‘old and respected miner’.
Thacker William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 26 February 1894 nf; severe injury to arm by fall of coal.
Thompson John Wallsend miner Friday, 27 November 1885 fatal injuries from fall of coal; ‘the man lingered in great pain for about twenty seven hours after the accident and died on the 28 Nov.
Timmons Thomas Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner Monday, 25 April 1892 nf; Fracture of thigh by fall of coal.
Tiplady Wm. Wallsend miner Friday, 12 March 1886 nf; fracture of ribs by a blow form a prop.
Usher William Wallsend Colliery 0 wheeler Friday, 18 December 1885 nf; fractured rib and injury to back..by an empty skip.
Virgo John Wallsend 41 miner Friday, 1 October 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal; ‘poor man lingered about twelve hours’.
Walker John Wallsend miner Monday, 23 May 1887 nf; right leg fractured and other injuries by fall of coal.
Walker Robert Wallsend Colliery 0 miner Wednesday, 12 August 1885 nf; sever wounds to head and face..by the explosion of a shot
Walker Robert Newcastle Wallsend 0 flatter Monday, 1 February 1892 nf; left arm fractured by full skip.
Walker Joseph Wallsend ( Main Tunnel) 0 wheeler Monday, 27 September 1897 nf; severe bruises. Jammed between timbers and loaded skip.
Wallace John Wallsend miner Tuesday, 28 June 1887 nf; left collar-bone fractured by fall of coal.
Walters Lewis Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend 39 miner Friday, 6 December 1889 fatal injuries by ignition of fire-damp; died Dec 13;
Wardle Richard Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 3 March 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal.
Waugh D. South Wallsend 1931
Webster William Wallsend No 2 61 miner Wednesday, 22 June 1898 crushed by fall of coal & stone, pillar work
Weeloff (?) Noah Wallsend 0 Saturday, 16 March 1872 fatal; killed by sudden fall of coal.
Welsh John Seaham, West Wallsend 0 miner Thursday, 24 August 1893 nf; injury to hip by fall of coal.
Wilkinson Robert Wallsend 0 miner Tuesday, 19 April 1881 nf; both thighs fractured by fall of coal
Willis Joseph Wallsend 54 deputy Friday, 7 September 1888 fatal; injured by a fall of stone (roof).
Woolley N. Wallsend B Pit 1872 no details found
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