Mineworkers Accidents – Fatal and Non -fatal.

 

 

Aberdare Central Colliery

Aberdare Central Colliery

An example of data  contained in this data base’

‘nf’ = non fatal;  ‘ar’ =  annual report Mines Department; ‘v&p’ = Votes and Proceedings Leg Assembly of NSW

 

ID Surname Given Names (s) Colliery Age Occupation Year of accident Date Notes References ID1
51 Atkinson James Newcastle Co. B Pit, Merewether 0 onsetter   Wednesday, 19 December 1894 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skips. ar 1894 p. 83 1480
6 Adamson John Co-operative 0 miner   Monday, 4 October 1869 fatal; ‘young but..experienced miner’; fall of coal; spine dislocated. v&p 1870p430 1228
17 Allenby John New Lambton 0 miner   Saturday, 27 January 1883 nf; severe bruising of back by fall of stone. ar 1883 p 130 1248
2 Absolm John Stockton 65 miner   Thursday, 30 March 1899 fatal; died in his bord..death due to natural causes. ar1889p152; 289
26 Anderson John Duckenfield, Minmi   miner   Wednesday, 7 April 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1886p114 1005
29 Andrew John New Lambton, Adamstown. 0 miner   Thursday, 7 April 1892 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87 1412
32 Andrews John Melbourne & Minmi Colliery Co. 0     Tuesday, 31 March 1863 nf; ‘severely confused..while the coal box was being lowered with two men the hemp rope broke, and the men fell about sixty feet’ see also George Hughes. bc 1/4/1863 p.3 1376
53 Atkinson John Newcastle Coal Co. A pit 0 screen boy   Monday, 4 May 1891 nf; fracture of lower jaw by a blow from a sprag whilst spragging/ ar 1891 p 188 1364
27 Anderson John Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 18 June 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111. 1517
52 Atkinson John South Waratah, Charlestown 41 sinker   Tuesday, 19 January 1886 fatal injuries by falling down a shaft; ar1886p114; 105
14 Allanson Joseph Newcastle Co. Colliery 0 miner   Wednesday, 12 June 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111. 1515
33 Andrews Lewis Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 11 February 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75. 1527
57 Avery Michael Lambton   overman 1878   nf; badly burned, hand face & thigh, by explosion of cartridges ar1878p139 no date 958
10 Agnew ns Ferndale 0 miner ?   Thursday, 18 March 1886 nf; severely bruised by flooding of colliery. hm 26/3/1886 p 4 1709
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