Mineworkers – Names

Mineworkers Fatalities
ID Surname Given Names (s) Colliery Age Occupation Year of accident Date Notes References
1552 Abrams Henry Pacific, Teralba 0 miner   Wednesday, 18 November 1896 nf; injury to head and arm by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 76.
289 Absolm John Stockton 65 miner   Thursday, 30 March 1899 fatal; died in his bord..death due to natural causes. ar1889p152;
369 Adams Henry Stanford Merthyr 70 gentleman   Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions. Company Director of West Maitland. Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
753 Adams Thomas Redhead 29     Thursday, 21 January 1926 fatal; severe burns & shock; Kempton rd. Merewether; Redhead explosion. umw; ma 22/1/1926 p 11; et al.
7 Adamson William Lambton Colliery 40   1868 Friday, 10 January 1868 no details found umw
1228 Adamson John Co-operative 0 miner   Monday, 4 October 1869 fatal; ‘young but..experienced miner’; fall of coal; spine dislocated. v&p 1870p430
654 Adamwaite W. Ebbw Vale 36   1921     umw
1213 Addy William New Lambton 0 Miner   Monday, 22 August 1870 nf; collar bone fracture by fall of coal. ar1870p8
812 Aglund E. Stanford Merthyr No 2 44   1930     umw
1709 Agnew ns Ferndale 0 miner ?   Thursday, 18 March 1886 nf; severely bruised by flooding of colliery. hm 26/3/1886 p 4
173 Aitchison Albert John Greta 33 miner   Thursday, 6 March 1890 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1890p184
1040 Aitken William Bullock Island, Carrington   wheeler   Wednesday, 13 April 1887 nf; leg fracture, caught between the timbers and loaded skip. ar1887p116
853 Albrechton A. Aberdare Central 51   1934     umw
1515 Allanson Joseph Newcastle Co. Colliery 0 miner   Wednesday, 12 June 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
668 Allen J. Killingworth 40   1922     umw
1301 Allen Robert Wickham & Bullock Island. 0 driver   Saturday, 7 December 1889 nf; fracture of left leg by loaded skip. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1248 Allenby John New Lambton 0 miner   Saturday, 27 January 1883 nf; severe bruising of back by fall of stone. ar 1883 p 130
1589 Allenby William Dudley 0 miner   Wednesday, 9 March 1898 nf; injury to right ankle by fall of coal from face. ar 1898 p. 113
638 Allwork E. Hebburn 19   1920     umw
444 Alston G. Duckenfield 58   1909     umw
343 Anderson A. East Greta 18   1903     umw
357 Anderson A. Seaham 56   1904     umw
922 Anderson J. John Darling 42   1938     umw
1005 Anderson John Duckenfield, Minmi   miner   Wednesday, 7 April 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1886p114
1362 Anderson Daniel Greta 0 miner   Thursday, 19 March 1891 nf; fracture of left leg by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 188
1448 Anderson William Burwood, Merewether 0 miner   Thursday, 24 August 1893 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar1893p82
1492 Anderson Alfred Co-operative 0 driver   Wednesday, 6 November 1895 nf; severe internal injuries by skips. ar 1895 p. 107.
1517 Anderson John Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 18 June 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
1412 Andrew John New Lambton, Adamstown. 0 miner   Thursday, 7 April 1892 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
346 Andrews E. Stanford Merthyr 15   1903     umw
1376 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
1527 Andrews Lewis Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 11 February 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
1532 Andrews Abraham Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 16 March 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
896 Anthony D. Stockton Borehole 58   1937     umw
459 Arbuckle A. Pelaw Main 46   1910     umw
494 Archibald A. Aberdare 71   1912     umw
1263 Archibald Henry Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 15 January 1884 nf; internal injuries by fall of coal ar 1884 p 126
1590 Ardon Gillot Stockton 0 engine man   Monday, 14 March 1898 nf; scalded by steam and water whilst caulking a defective joint in steam pipes leading to fan. ar 1898 p. 114
479 Arkley R. Stockton Borehole 59   1911     umw
1247 Armour Richard Lambton 0 miner   Wednesday, 17 January 1883 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal. ar 1883 p 130
541 Armstrong R. Wallsend 42   1914     umw
707 Arundale J. Pelaw Main 50   1924     umw
184 Ashby Thomas South Wallsend, Cardiff 65 labourer   Tuesday, 27 January 1891 fatal; suffocated by small coal in coal hopper. ar1891p188
878 Ashman A. Pelaw Main 57   1936     umw
1185 Ashman B. Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 11 June 1888 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1888p132
298 Ashton Thomas Charles Pacific, Teralba 47 miner   Thursday, 22 March 1900 fatal ; Whilst holing in an ordinary board…a portion of the coal fell…inflicting injuries from which he died on the died 23 Mar.; ar1900p123; 167.
865 Askew P. John Darling 35   1935     umw
376 Aspinall T. Elemore Vale 57   1905     umw
105 Atkinson John South Waratah, Charlestown 41 sinker   Tuesday, 19 January 1886 fatal injuries by falling down a shaft; ar1886p114;
522 Atkinson J. Hebburn 41   1913     umw
1364 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
1480 Atkinson James Newcastle Co. B Pit, Merewether 0 onsetter   Wednesday, 19 December 1894 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skips. ar 1894 p. 83
1558 Atkinson Henry East Greta, West Maitland 0 miner   Tuesday, 12 January 1897 nf; injury to the foot by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
1120 Attwood William A.A. Co. Hamilton 0 onsetter   Friday, 21 July 1882 nf; fracture of ribs by being jammed by loaded skip ar1882p137
1145 Attwood William A.A. Co., Newcastle 0 onsetter   Thursday, 20 July 1882 nf; broken ribs by skip falling out of cage ar1882p115
1130 Austin Edward Wallsend 0 horse driver   Friday, 2 September 1881 nf; arm fracture – run over by dirt wagon on surface ar1881p115
958 Avery Michael Lambton   overman 1878   nf; badly burned, hand face & thigh, by explosion of cartridges ar1878p139 no date
1691 Ayliffe George Hetton, Newcastle 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 27 December 1898 nf; arm broken through being jammed empty tub and prop. ar 1898 p. 115
234 Bailey Benjamin Stockton 21 surveyor assist.   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76;ross76,77;pri;
677 Bailey M. Bellbird 28     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
974 Bailey Robert Australian Agric. Co.   miner   Wednesday, 11 June 1879 nf; thigh fractured by fall of coal; also recorded as a fatal accident ? ar1879p195
1674 Bailey Matthew Wallsend 0 shiftman   Thursday, 20 October 1898 nf; injury to head by falling slab. ar 1898 p. 115
1707 Baily Peter Newcastle Coal & Copper, Burwood 0 miner   Saturday, 14 June 1856 fatal; leaves a widow and seven to eight children..more; see also Straw. ma 19 June 1856 p.6
19 Baird David Wallsend B Pit   miner   Monday, 17 February 1873 fatal injury from fall of coal. Also see James Baird. ma 25 Feb 1873.
1316 Baird Charles Wallsend B Pit 0 miner   Monday, 17 February 1873 nf; bruised ankle from fall of coal. See also his brother Hames Baird ma 25 Feb 1873.
1486 Baird Elswald Newcastle Wallsend No 2 0 shiftman   Monday, 7 October 1895 nf; injury to hand and face by fall of stone. ar 1895 p. 107.
480 Baker L. Aberdare 23   1911     umw
840 Baker J. Richmond Main 50   1933     umw
64 Baker/ Barker John Greta 56 miner   Friday, 9 June 1882 fatal; killed by fall of coal; miner with forty years experience; see inquest. ar1882p115; mm 13/6/1882
805 Baldwin T. Wallsend Borehole 25   1929     umw
445 Bamber J. Hetton 31   1909     umw
141 Banfield Thomas A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit 18 wheeler   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; killed by a fall or crush of roof in a cross-cut district. ar1889p177; ross57;w&p Ag3, 1889
496 Banfield G. Duckenfield 58   1912     umw
1383 Banfield Henry South Waratah, Charlestown 0 miner   Friday, 21 August 1891 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
106 Banks William Ferndale, Tighe’s Hill 22 miner   Friday, 19 February 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114;
1575 Banks John Newcastle Coal Co B Pit, Merewether 0 wheeler   Wednesday, 2 June 1897 nf; injury to both hips whilst attempting to jump into empty moving tub. ar 1897 p. 107
185 Bannister Nathan Stockton 23 miner   Tuesday, 13 October 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal; or 12 Oct. ar1891p189, 203, 204;
1031 Bannister Moses Stockton   miner   Tuesday, 11 January 1887 nf; severe internal and other injuries by fall of coal. ar1887p116.
1372 Barber John Stockton 0 miner   Friday, 7 January 1898 nf; knocked over by a runway horse..suffering from shock. See also W. McDonald. ar 1898 p 113
9 Barnes J. Newcastle C Pit     1869   details not found. umw
265 Barnes Stephen Richard East Greta, West Maitland 23 miner   Friday, 18 November 1898 fatal; killed by a fall of roof. ar1898p112;
463 Barnes G. Heddon Greta 28   1910     umw
556 Barney W. Pelaw Main 31   1915     umw
1668 Barnicott George Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 3 October 1898 nf; leg broken and back cut by fall of coal whilst holing. ar 1898 p. 114
1139 Barratt Richard Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 4 April 1882 nf; burnt by explosion of fire damp ar1882p115
1239 Barthlolmew Charles New Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 31 August 1869 nf; severe bruising to back and bottom by fall of coal ar 1869 p7
1064 Bateman Enos Greta   miner   Wednesday, 30 November 1887 nf; very severe injuries to the head, face and arms by coal blown from a shot. ar1887p116, 136
977 Bates Robert AA Co. Newcastle 0 shifter   Thursday, 8 January 1880 nf; thigh fractured by a fall of coal. ar1880p186
735 Batey B. Abermain 58   1925     umw
1407 Batey Anty. Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Wednesday, 24 February 1892 nf; injury to head and hips by fall of coal ar 1892 p 87
1165 Baulks Robert East Waratah 0 miner   Thursday, 12 July 1883 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1883p144
497 Bayley H. Hebburn 59   1912     umw
1304 Beatty James Teralba Coal Co. 0 sinker   Monday, 7 January 1889 nf; injury to head by stone falling down sinking shaft. ar 1889 p 177
1327 Beatty James Teralba 0 sinker   Thursday, 6 June 1889 nf; injury to arm by fragment of steel from drill. ar 1889 p. 176
142 Beaumont G. A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit   shift man   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; died by being entombed in cross – cut district. ar1889p177; ross57;
186 Beaumont Herbert Hamilton A.A. Co’s No 2 Pit 15 driver   Tuesday, 17 November 1891 fatal injuries by upsetting of empty skip ar1891p189, 203, 204;
446 Bedford E. Rhonda 22   1909     umw
32 Bell R. Waratah Coal Co’s Tunnel     1876   details not found umw
393 Bell M. Dudley 37   1906     umw
1465 Bell William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 30 April 1894 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
1577 Bell Anthony Wallsend No 2 Tunnel 0 miner   Wednesday, 16 June 1897 nf; injured by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
1578 Bell William Wallsend No 2 Tunnel 0 miner   Wednesday, 16 June 1897 nf; injured by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
1137 Bellamy William Newcastle Coal Co. Newcastle 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 February 1882 nf; collar bone fractured by fall of coal ar1882p115
268 Benson John Dudley, Charlestown 41 pumpman   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust; body disinterred from two tons of debris at the pumps; painles death due to inhalation of noxious gas; body terribly disfurged; single of Dudley. ar1898p112; bc 23/3/1898 p 5
1183 Benson John Young Wallsend, Teralba 0 sinker   Saturday, 21 April 1888 nf; leg fracture by water bag falling down shaft. ar1888p132
754 Berriman Norman Redhead 27     Thursday, 21 January 1926 fatal; of Kilgour Ave. Merewether; died from burns in hospital 22 Jan. Redhead explosion; umw; ma 23/1/1926 p 38
464 Besley W. East Greta 17   1910     umw
13 Bevan W. New Lambton Mine     1871   details not found. umw
1204 Beveridge Wm. New Lambton 0 roadsman   Wednesday, 12 January 1870 fatal; while liberating a coal tub in a fallen bord; died next day ar1870p6
1253 Bickley Asher Newcastle Co’s., Burwood 0 miner   Saturday, 10 March 1883 nf; injuries to both eyes by a shot. ar 1883 p 130
1230 Biddle Jabes Waratah old tunnel 0 experienced miner   Monday, 18 October 1869 fatal; ‘worked with care’; fall of coal. v&p 1870p430
758 Biggers A. Aberdare Ext 27   1926     umw
737 Billett L. Aberdare Central 48   1925     umw
880 Bircham W. Richmond Main 41   1936     umw
1452 Birchnall George A.A. Co’s No 2 Pit 0 miner   Saturday, 16 September 1893 nf; injuries to head by fall of stone. ar1893p82
448 Blackie A. Seaham No 2 56   1909     umw
1077 Blair Robert Brown’s Colliery 0 miner   Monday, 20 July 1885 nf; leg fracture and severe flesh wound by a fall of coal. ar1885p122
1395 Blair Alex. Summerhill, Plattsburg 0 miner   Friday, 11 December 1891 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
1132 Blanch Samuel Newcastle Coal Co. near Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 12 September 1881 nf; both legs fractured by fall of coal ar1881p115
1109 Blare Peter Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 29 January 1881 nf; leg fracture and injury to back by fall of coal ar1881p115
232 Bloomdahl Oscar Emil Greta   shunter   Monday, 3 August 1896 fatally injured whilst shunting wagons ar1896p76;
233 Blythe Charles Newcastle Coal Co’s B Pit, Merewether 52 miner   Wednesday, 23 December 1896 fatal injury by fall of coal. ar1896p76;
1094 Bolan James A. A. Co. 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 August 1888 nf; injury to left ankle and back by fall of coal ar1888p158
1193 Bolan James A.A. Co. Newcastle 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 August 1888 nf; injury to left hand and back by fall of coal. ar1888p132
1313 Bone James Wickham & Bullock Island 0 miner   Tuesday, 12 March 1889 nf; leg fractured by fall of stone. ar 1889 p 176
625 Bosley J. Stanford Merthyr 48   1919     umw
1488 Bothwel John Duckenfield Colliery 0 miner   Wednesday, 9 October 1895 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
1036 Bounty Richard East Waratah, New Lambton   wheeler   Friday, 4 February 1887 nf; injuries to head and right leg crushed by loaded skip. ar1887p116
377 Bourke F. Hebburn     1905     umw
1069 Bourke John Brown’s Minmi   miner   Monday, 6 February 1888 nf; bruised about back by fall of stone from roof. ar1888p132,133
125 Bowden John Newcastle Co’s A Pit 28 miner   Monday, 10 January 1887 fatal ; fall of coal. ar1887p116, 117
942 Bowden J. Lambton B 42   1939     umw
1028 Bowditch Wm. East Waratah, New Lambton   Bank-boy   Thursday, 23 December 1886 nf; dislocation of hip and other injuries whilst taking the rope off a loaded train of skips. ar1886p114, 125.
655 Bower T. Victoria Tunnel 33   1921     umw
841 Bowie A. Bellbird 50   1933     umw
1308 Bowrie James Brown’s Colliery, Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 12 February 1889 nf; crushed about the hips by fall of coal. ar 1889 p 177
924 Boyle E. Aberfield 39   1938     umw
1055 Bradley William Wallsend   miner   Tuesday, 4 October 1887 nf; severe injuries to head and neck by fall of coal. ar1887p116,136
1226 Bragil William Warath new tunnel 0 carpenter   Thursday, 12 August 1869 fatal ; ‘aged but strong man’ ;struck by empty wagon, fractured skull, died ‘few days later’. full details. V&P 1870
108 Bray Frank Burwood   miner   Monday, 14 June 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114
216 Brennan Thomas Seaham, West Maitland   miner   Monday, 6 August 1894 fatal injuries from fall of coal, died August 13 ar1894p83;pri;
1685 Brien William A. A. Co No 2 Pit, Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 5 December 1898 nf; injury to right knee by fall of coal in pillar face. ar 1898 p. 115
594 Brims J. Wallarah 42   1917     umw
1417 Brimstead William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 wheeler   Friday, 29 April 1892 nf; injury to foot by full skip. ar 1892 p 87
669 Briscoe A. New Greta 35   1922     umw
1007 Britten Thomas Wallsend   miner   Wednesday, 21 April 1886 nf; fracture of leg and ribs by fall of coal. ar1886p114
1626 Broadhead Charles Wickham & Bullock Island, Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 13 December 1897 nf; leg broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
1597 Brogen Fred. A. A. Co. New Winning, Newcastle 0 engineman   Wednesday, 30 June 1897 nf; fracture of the left arm by falling from a ladder on the surface. ar 1897 p. 108
460 Broomfield P. Pelaw Main 25   1910     umw
1 Brown John Four Mile Creek 21     Wednesday, 30 June 1847 fatal; overcome by ‘the foul air’ ; younger brother of James …more umw; jay; mm 3/7/1847.
24 Brown David New Wallsend Coal Mine 45     Thursday, 19 November 1874 fatal; fall of coal…more umw. Mm 23/11/1874
36 Brown J.       1877   details not found. umw.
49 Brown John Newcastle Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 31 October 1878 fatal; killed by a fall of coal. ar1878p139; ma 2/9/1878.
50 Brown Robert Lambton   assistant overman   Tuesday, 8 October 1878 fatal; overpowered by foul air , fell into a sinkhole and drowned; see also T. Seymour. ar1878p139; ma 14/10/1878
189 Brown Hubert Thomas East Lambton, New Lambton 20 labourer   Friday, 2 January 1891 fatal injuries by iron pipe falling down shaft ar1891p188
200 Brown J. Newcastle Co’s A Pit 31   1892   details not found umw
523 Brown M. Hebburn 53   1913     umw
626 Brown F. Abermain No 2     1919     umw
640 Brown W. Stockton Borehole 30   1920     umw
678 Brown J. Bellbird 48     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
739 Brown J. Waratah 56   1925     umw
925 Brown F. Maitland Main 46   1938     umw
1108 Brown James Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Thursday, 27 January 1881 nf; leg compound fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1323 Brown John Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 30 April 1889 nf; leg fracture and wound on arm by a fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 176
1358 Brown John Seven-mile, Stroud Road 0 banksman   Saturday, 7 February 1891 nf; injuries to leg and bruises on body by a horse-whim. ar 1891 p 188
1514 Brown James Brown’s No 4 0 miner   Wednesday, 5 June 1895 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
1519 Brown William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner   Monday, 13 January 1896 nf; burns on chest and hands by ignition of loose powder. ar 1896 p. 75.
1520 Brown Robert Lambton 0 wheeler   Thursday, 16 January 1896 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skip. ar 1896 p. 75.
1557 Brown Thomas Lambton 0 under manager   Monday, 28 December 1896 nf; fracture of ribs by a horse. ar 1896 p. 76.
1690 Brown Thomas Lambton 0 under manager   Thursday, 22 December 1898 nf; fracture of leg and bruises by full skips. ar 1898 p. 115
1727 Brown Albert New Lambton 65 ns   Saturday, 27 January 1883 fatal; collasped and died; said to be coloured man, native of New Jersy USA. nmh 29/1/1883; nmh 30/1/1883
740 Brunton T. Stockton Borehole 63   1925     umw
1721 Brush Joseph Duckenfield 0 miner   Tuesday, 13 February 1872 fatal; killed by fall of coal. ma 16/2/1872
883 Bryan W. Taylors Borehole     1936     umw
698 Bryans W. Newcastle Myall 51   1923     umw
428 Bryant T. Wallsend C Pit 47   1908     umw
729 Bryce J. Richmond Main 31   1924     umw
1216 Buchanan Hugh Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 6 October 1870 nf; loss of leg by fall of coal ar1870p8
1231 Buchanan Richard Anvil Creek 0 experienced miner   Friday, 31 December 1869 fatal; ‘through his own neglect’; fall of coal. v&p 1870p430
335 Buchann T. Hetton 65   1902     umw
299 Buck Edwin Greta 54 miner   Wednesday, 5 December 1900 fatal; suffocated by noxious gases from an underground fire, bodies not yet recovered ar1900p123;ross106;
998 Buckley Alfred Stockton   miner   Thursday, 11 February 1886 nf; internal injuries by fall of coal. ar1886p114
97 Bullerwell James Burwood   miner   Friday, 22 May 1885 fatal injuries from fall of coal ar1885p115;
75 Bunn John Lambton 36 miner   Monday, 30 July 1883 fatal injuries by fall of coal; leg fracture such a severe nature that leg amputated, died 3 Aug; ar1883p130,144;
1174 Bunn James Lambton 0 driver boy   Thursday, 11 October 1883 nf; thigh fracture by falling in front of loaded skips ar1883p145
1256 Bunn Joseph New Lambton 0 labourer   Friday, 13 April 1883 nf; loss of arm by empty waggon. ar 1883 p 130
380 Burgess V. Pelaw Main 15   1905     umw
738 Burgess A. Ayrfield 31   1925     umw
854 Burgess S. Northumberland No 2     1934     umw
358 Burnett R. East Greta No 3 22   1904     umw
1338 Burnley Arthur Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 24 November 1890 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal. ar1890p198
1039 Burns Walter Brown’s, Minmi   trapper   Tuesday, 12 April 1887 nf; jaw bone fractured, killed by pony. (?) ar1887p116
1166 Burns George Ellesmere Colliery, near Singleton 0 miner   Thursday, 26 July 1883 nf; fracture to the thigh by fall of coal ar1883p144
1529 Burns Frederick Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 24 February 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
776 Burrell J. Abermain No 1 16   1927     umw
1302 Burridge Thomas A. A. Co., New Winning 0 driver   Tuesday, 10 December 1889 nf; fracture of leg by fall off skip. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
656 Burt D. Wallsend 37   1921     umw
1572 Burt Albert Stockton 0 driver   Thursday, 20 May 1897 nf; arm broken by tubs. ar 1897 p. 107
1629 Burt Charles Stockton 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 3 May 1898 nf; leg broken whilst riding between tubs; first one got off the way. ar 1898 p. 114
384 Burton J. Stockton 46   1905     umw
832 Butcher W. Pelaw Main 42   1932     umw
1177 Butler James A.A. No 2 Pit, Hamilton 0 miner   Monday, 26 November 1883 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1883p145
755 Butterworth Arthur Redhead 54     Thursday, 21 January 1926 fatal; severe burns & shock; age 55(?) of Regent St. New Lambton. umw
777 Butterworth A. Redhead 29   1927     umw
543 Byrne J. Stanford Merthyr 51   1914     umw
1255 Byrne John Co-Operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 9 April 1883 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1883 p 130
657 Cain D. Burwood 35   1921     umw
1530 Cain George Co-operative, Plattsburg. 0 roadman   Tuesday, 25 February 1896 nf; fracture of leg by skip. ar 1896 p. 75.
1163 Cain / Kain John Wallsend 0 miner   Sunday, 24 December 1882 nf; severe bodily injuries by explosion of loose powder ar1882p115
525 Callaghan J. Central Greta 40   1913     umw
833 Callaghan A. Richmond Main 46   1932     umw
319 Callender G. Dudley 16   1901     umw
1076 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. ar1885p122
1000 Calverly James Stockton   miner   Wednesday, 10 March 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1886p114
201 Cammick Thomas Brown’s, Minmi 29 miner   Wednesday, 23 March 1892 fatal injuries by fall of coal, died 25 March; ar1892p87
57 Campbell Thomas South Waratah   miner   Thursday, 13 May 1880 fatal; killed by a fall of stone ar1880p186;
320 Campbell F. Newcastle Coal Co. B Pit 58   1901     umw
545 Campbell John Whitburn 25 locomotive fireman   Friday, 22 May 1914 fatal injuries from falling over the bridge into Anvil Creek whilst walking along tapping the sand pipe of the locomotive; employee of Railways. mm May 22 1914; ar1914p125
823 Campbell E. Stockton Borehole 53   1931     umw
62 Camwell Joseph Greta 47 miner   Wednesday, 24 August 1881 fatal; killed by fall of coal; ‘the unfortunate man owing to deafness, received no intimation of the fall…the injuries to his spine were of a severe character..death put an end to his sufferings…31 August.’ ar1881p115; mm 3 Sept. 1881.
926 Candish H. Pelton     1938     umw
206 Carey John Bartholomew Elliotts, Rix’s Creek Singleton 18 miner   Tuesday, 3 January 1893 fatal injury by fall of six or seven hundredweight of coal; ‘..the unfortunate man, owing to deafness, received no intimation of the fall. The injuries to his spine were of a severe character, and death put an end to his suffering’ ar1893p82, 96; mm 3/9/1881
943 Carey A. John Darling 43   1939     umw
709 Carlson J. Glen Ayr 21   1924     umw
944 Carlton J. Richmond Main 72   1939     umw
1506 Carmichael Robert Hetton 0 miner   Tuesday, 26 March 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
596 Carpenter G. Pelaw Main 55   1917     umw
741 Carr J. Burwood 19   1925     umw
988 Carr ne Wallsend Col. 0 horse driver   Tuesday, 24 August 1880 nf; arm mutilated & amputated through being run over by empty skips. ar1880p188.
126 Carter George Stockton 30 miner   Tuesday, 5 July 1887 fatal; killed by a blow from prop. ar1887p116,135
429 Carter R. Wallsend 19   1908     umw
711 Cartwright H. East Greta 68   1924     umw
855 Cartwright W. John Darling 29   1934     umw
385 Casey M. Hebburn No 2 21   1905     umw
322 Chalmers F. Brown’s No 2 45   1901     umw
546 Chalmers J. Abermain No 2     1914     umw
1129 Chalmers James Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 1 September 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1367 Chalmers Morris Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 July 1891 nf; collar bone broken by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 188
323 Champion J. Burwood 28     Wednesday, 13 November 1901 no details found. ross106;
781 Champion H. Richmond Main 30   1927     umw
560 Chapman E. Whitburn 33   1915     umw
595 Chapman F. Wallarah 56   1917     umw
679 Chapman G. Bellbird 32     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1281 Chapman Saml. Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 28 October 1884 nf; fracture of arm etc by fall of coal. ar 1884 p. 126
235 Charlesworth John Stockton 26 miner   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; ross76,77;
1463 Charlesworth John Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 9 April 1894 nf; fall of coal; severe abdominal injuries by fall of coal; see also E. Grimm. ar 1894 p. 83
1148 Charlton Robert Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 29 August 1882 nf; severe cut on the head by fall of coal ar1882p115
1343 Charlton Robert Co-operative 0 labourer   Thursday, 18 December 1890 nf; injury to spine by empty skips – surface. ar 1890 p 198
430 Cherry J. Pacific 31   1908     umw
618 Chessman W. Pelaw Main 61   1918     umw
897 Chiarelli C. Aberdare Central 34   1937     umw
326 Clark T. Hetton 25   1901     umw
561 Clark C. Whitburn 39   1915     umw
1393 Clarke George Young Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 27 November 1891 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
28 Cleghorn R. Wallsend Pit     1875 Wednesday, 21 April 1875 fatal; crushed to death by fall of coal. umw; ma 22/4/1875
338 Clemmet J.
J.
East Greta 25   1902     umw
1138 Clews Joseph Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 4 April 1882 nf; burnt by explosion of fire damp ar1882p115
37 Clifford A. Anvil Creek     1877   details not found umw
899 Clifton G. Ayrfield No 1 48   1937     umw
1237 Clish John A. A. Company Newcastle 0 miner (TOL holder)   Friday, 27 December 1844 fatal injuries; ‘as the poor fellow was preparing to ascend the shaft of the pit…a pick fell from the top, the point of which entered his head…expired on Friday 3 Jan 1845…without (ever) restoring the poor fellow to his speech or senses’ mm 26 Oct 1844; 28 Dec 1844; 4 Jan. 1845
627 Coates G. Pacific 53   1919     umw
236 Cockburn John Stockton 35 surveyor   Thursday, 3 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; ross76,77;pri;
759 Colgate A. Aberdare 29   1926     umw
798 Collett G. Pelaw Main 36   1928     umw
900 Collins W. Elrington 21   1937     umw
1651 Collins Patrick Stockton 0 wheeler   Monday, 11 July 1898 nf; knocked down by a horse; dislocation of shoulder. ar 1898 p. 114
386 Conlon C. East Greta 23   1905     umw
1380 Conn Luke Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 wheeler   Wednesday, 29 July 1891 nf; hand crushed by skips. ar 1891 p 189
1621 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. ar 1897 p. 108, 110.
53 Cook James Duckenfield, Browns   overman/ underground manager   Tuesday, 4 June 1878 fatal; killed by a fall of timber and stone whilst superintending and assisting in retimbering heading. ar1878p139 ; ma 5/6/1878
269 Cook George Dudley, Charlestown 46 water bailer   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust; married nine children of Dudley. ar1898p112; bc 23/3/1898 p 5
882 Cook C. Abermain No 2 59   1936     umw
1054 Cook John Wallsend   miner   Monday, 3 October 1887 nf; fracture of ribs by a fall from a canch(?) or bench. ar1887p116, 135
1082 Cook Joseph A.A. Hamilton 0 miner   Tuesday, 24 November 1885 nf; internal injuries..by fall of coal. ar1885p122
1408 Cook James Dudley 0 miner   Wednesday, 2 March 1892 nf injury to leg and back by fall of coal ar 1892 p 87
29 Coppard J. Hamilton New Pit     1875   no details yet found. umw
98 Cork John Ferndale   miner   Thursday, 12 March 1885 fatal injuries from fall of stone ar1885p115;
992 Cork John Ferndale, nr. Newcastle 0 miner   Tuesday, 7 December 1880 nf; leg fractured by a fall of coal. ar1880p188.
431 Corney E. Rhonda 16   1908     umw
712 Cornish A. Abermain 43   1924     umw
680 Corns A. Bellbird 21     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1424 Corsets Robert Duckenfield, Minmi 0 horse driver   Monday, 27 June 1892 nf; fracture of leg by full skip. ar 1892 p 87
501 Cotter J. Pelaw Main 32   1912     umw
1607 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. ar 1897 p. 108
290 Cotteril William Francis Greta 27 miner   Wednesday, 20 December 1899 fatal; whilst engaged in filling a tub a portion of the stone roof fell, stone roof fell, inflicting fatal injuries. ar1889p115;
1275 Cottier Robert Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 22 July 1884 nf; very severe injury to head by train of empty skips. ar 1884 p. 126
395 Cottle G. Stockton Borehole 23   1906     umw
642 Coulson B. Muswellbrook 27   1920     umw
547 Courtenay T. Abermain No 2 38   1914     umw
109 Cowan George A.A. Co’s Newcastle 36 miner   Tuesday, 9 February 1886 fatal injuries by lifting a loaded skip. ar1886p114;
359 Cowburn J. Hetton 58   1904     umw
713 Cox E. Lillyrose 44   1924     umw
65 Coxon William Co -Operative, Plattsburg 42 miner   Friday, 20 January 1882 fatal; injured by fall of coal, died 23 Jan. ar1882p115;
251 Coxon Thomas Wickham & Bullock Island, Carrington 44 miner   Thursday, 22 April 1897 fatal; killed by a fall of coal…more… ar1897p106
643 Coxon W. Stanford Merthyr 48   1920     umw
1596 Coxon Edward Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Wednesday, 23 June 1897 nf; severe injury to head by piece of coal from a shot which broke through the pillars between the two bords. ar 1897 p. 108
175 Cragg Robert Hetton, Carrington 30 miner   Wednesday, 15 January 1890 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1890p184
1562 Craig James Wallsend Main Tunnel 0 miner   Wednesday, 24 February 1897 nf; fracture of left leg by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
562 Crawford D. Temi Shale Mine     1915     umw
432 Cree G. Heddon Greta 45   1908     umw
884 Crich J. Elrington 52   1936     umw
742 Crisp W. Rothbury 38   1925     umw
449 Crockett H. Heddon Greta 17   1909     umw
1594 Croft Frank Wickham & Bullock Island, Newcastle 0 miner   Saturday, 2 April 1898 nf; scalp wound caused by plank falling upon him. ar 1898 p. 114
580 Crompton R. Waratah     1916     umw
202 Cronin P. Thornley 45   1892   details not found. umw
1403 Crook John New Lambton, Adamstown 0 miner   Wednesday, 20 January 1892 nf; injury to foot by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
300 Crowell Frederick Greta 26 miner   Wednesday, 5 December 1900 fatal; suffocated by noxious gases from an underground fire, bodies not yet recovered ar1900p123;ross106;
301 Crowell John Greta 34 miner   Wednesday, 5 December 1900 fatal; suffocated by noxious gases from an underground fire, bodies not yet recovered ar1900p123;ross106;
450 Crowley J. Neath 48   1909     umw
783 Crozier R. John Darling 38   1927     umw
658 Cummings J. Abermain No 2 34   1921     umw
237 Curran George Patrick Stockton 60 shiftman   Wednesday, 2 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas ross76,77;pri;ar1896p76; differing dod;
762 Curran R. Waratah 35   1926     umw
466 Cusick J. Neath 43   1910     umw
1581 Cuthbert William Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 24 January 1898 nf; fall of coal in face, causing fracture of left collar bone shoulder blade and ribs. ar 1898 p. 113
361 Dalziell A. Wallsend 71   1904     umw.
389 Daniel T. Newcastle 41   1905     umw
1131 Daniel Duggan Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Monday, 5 September 1881 nf; injuries to back, arms, face and one hand by explosion of fire damp ar1881p115
1197 Dansey Daniel South Wallsend, Lymington 0 sinker   Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf; ar1888p132
927 Dark B.   52   1938     umw
397 Dart F. Duckenfield 16   1906     umw
1305 Davidson John A. A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Wednesday, 16 January 1889 nf; internal injuries by fall of coal. ar 1889 p 177
1347 Davidson Peter Wallsend Colliery 53 painter   Monday, 12 March 1900 fatal; died due to failure of the heart – not reportable. ar1900 p 122
33 Davies E. or P. Waratah       Tuesday, 5 December 1876 fatal; ‘crushed to death by two tons of coal falling on him’. bc 6/12/1876 p 2
152 Davies William Ferndale, Newcastle 64 miner   Thursday, 28 February 1889 fatal injuries by a fall of coal ar1889p176
217 Davies David Stockton   stoneman   Tuesday, 30 October 1894 fatal injuries by fall of stone, died November 1st ar1894p83;pri;
348 Davies E. Hetton 36   1903     umw
398 Davies J. Burwood 56   1906     umw.
467 Davies E. Stanford Merthyr 44   1910     umw
481 Davies R. Hetton 59   1911     umw
582 Davies R. Pelaw Main     1916     umw
659 Davies W. Neath 53   1921     umw
824 Davies W. Abermain No 1     1931     umw
928 Davies E. Stanford Merthyr 38   1938     umw
1133 Davies John Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 10 October 1881 nf; serious injuries to body and arms by fall of coal ar1881p115
1225 Davies Alban Waratah old tunnel 0 ns   Thursday, 15 July 1869 fatal from fall of coal. V&P 1870
176 Davis H. Killingworth 34   1890   nf in ar1890. Note Killingworth known as Newcastle New Wallsend until 1895. umw
362 Davis J. Aberdare 26   1904     umw
597 Davis P. East Greta 27   1917     umw
710 Davis H. Glen Ayr     1924     umw
993 Davis John Newcastle C.       Wednesday, 30 December 1885 nf; fall of coal; severe fractures of right arm and right thigh, ar1885
1086 Davis John Newcastle Company 0 miner   Wednesday, 30 December 1885 nf; severe fracture of right arm and right thigh…by a fall of coal. ar1885p122
1328 Davis David Lambton 0 shiftman   Thursday, 6 June 1889 nf; injuries to face and eyes by an explosion of powder. ar 1889 p. 176
1401 Davis John Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 18 January 1892 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal ar 1892 p 87
1426 Davis Enoch Newcastle Coal Co’s A pit. 0 miner   Wednesday, 6 July 1892 nf; fracture of left leg by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
1724 Davis ns Waratah 0 ns   Monday, 11 December 1876 fatal; killed by two tons of coal falling upon him. hm 12/12/1876
10 Davis (Davies) Allan Waratah Mine   miner   Thursday, 15 July 1869 fatal by fall of coal – own neglect. umw; V&P.1869
1029 Davison Cuthbert Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 23 December 1886 nf; fracture of ribs by a blow from a falling prop. umw
1096 Dawsey Daniel South Wallsend 0 sinker   Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf; serious burns by ignition of fire damp (see also Thomas Jones) ar1888p159
304 Dawson Samuel Newcastle A., Merewether 64 miner   Thursday, 16 August 1900 fatal; coal fell on left leg fracturing it near the ankle…died 2 Sept ar1900p123
482 Dawson A. Rhonda 52   1911     umw
714 Dawson J. New Greta 39   1924     umw
999 Dawson Robert Burwood   miner   Tuesday, 23 February 1886 nf; burns by an explosion of fire damp. ar1886p114
310 Demond Theophilus Sydney Harbour Colliery, Balmain 22 sinker   Saturday, 17 March 1900 see details; bucket… tippling over ar1900p123
901 Dempsey J. Richmond Main 53   1937     umw
305 Dennis William Wallsend No. 1 15 flatter   Friday, 3 August 1900 nf; crushed between tub and the rib. ar1900p123; 167.
1374 Dennis     0         umw
1503 Dent John Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 5 February 1895 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
1088 Derry Frank South Greta 0 miner   Friday, 13 July 1888 nf; fractured collar bone by fall of coal ar1888p158
1188 Derry Frank South Greta, Farley 0 miner   Friday, 13 July 1888 nf; ar1888p132
905 Desmond M. Pelaw Main 42   1937     umw
1573 Desmond Thomas Stockton 0 miner   Tuesday, 25 May 1897 nf; leg broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
1600 Desmond Frederick Stockton 0 driver   Tuesday, 13 July 1897 nf; arm broken by kick from a horse. ar 1897 p. 108
1505 Desreaux William Pacific Colliery 0 wheeler   Thursday, 28 February 1895 nf; fracture of arm by empty skip. ar 1895 p. 111.
619 Dever H. Stanford Merthyr 30   1918     umw
908 Dever H. Maitland Ext No 4 29   1937     umw
987 Devon James Co-Operative Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 23 August 1880 nf; serious injuries (severe bruises ) from fall of coal. ar1880p188, 211
599 Dewes H. Stockton Borehole 17   1917     umw
1630 Digby Stanley Stockton 0 fireman   Thursday, 5 May 1898 nf; in act of firing Babcock boiler when flame flashed out and burnt his face. ar 1898 p. 114
1495 Diggins George Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 25 November 1895 nf; severe injuries to head and shoulders by fall of stone roof. ar 1895 p. 107.
563 Dimmock A. Central Greta     1915     umw
190 Disney Edward William Burwood, Glen Rock near Newcastle   miner   Monday, 21 September 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1891p189, 203, 204;
881 Disney T. Richmond Main     1936     umw
207 Dix Thomas Wickham & Bullock   shiftman   Monday, 30 October 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal ar1893p82
909 Dixson R. Bellbird 37   1937     umw
1560 Dobbie Alexander Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Thursday, 21 January 1897 nf; injury to face by shot; Returned to shot which had ‘hung fire’ when it went off. ar 1897 p. 107
886 Dobbins J. Burwood 18   1936     umw
1011 Dodd Wm Burwood   miner   Thursday, 20 May 1886 nf; injured by explosion of fire-damp. ar1886p114
1020 Dodd James Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 2 September 1886 nf; very severe internal injuries by fall of coal. ar1886p114, 125.
399 Dodds J. Elemore Vale 56   1906     umw
639 Dodds F. Hebburn 23   1920     umw
1521 Dodds Joseph Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 January 1896 nf; severe burns on face by ignition of powder. ar 1896 p. 75.
218 Donaldson Robert Stockton   miner   Saturday, 10 March 1894 fatal injuries by explosion of shot ar1894p83, 94;
1436 Donaldson John Newcastle Co. 0 miner   Wednesday, 3 May 1893 nf; burns on arms, chest and head by ignition of loose powder. ar1893p97
77 Donn John A.A. Co’s Mine Hamilton 39 miner   Monday, 9 April 1883 fatal injuries by fall of coal; ar 1883 p 130
1591 Doohan John Stockton 0 fitter   Monday, 14 March 1898 nf; scalded by steam and water whilst caulking a defective joint in steam pipes leading to fan. ar 1898 p. 114
58 Dorrity James Lambton Mine 48 experienced miner   Tuesday, 23 November 1880 fatal; killed by a fall of coal; full report available. ar1880p186;
270 Dorrity Thomas Dudley, Charlestown 21 rolleywayman   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust; single, Charlestown; body amost completely buried, and was much multilated. ar1898p112; bc 23/3/1898 p 5
327 Down H. Wallsend 45   1901     umw
960 Downey Edward Greta 0 underground manager 1878   nf; face & hands burnt; explosion of carburetted hydrogen gas ar1878p139 no date
557 Downie H. Pelaw Main 68   1915     umw
1433 Dowsen William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 3 March 1893 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal. ar1893p97
1009 Drake Thomas Wickham & Bullock Island   miner   Friday, 14 May 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1886p114
1432 Dresser Samuel Hetton 0 miner   Thursday, 9 February 1893 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal. ar1893p97
842 Drinkwater W. Burwood     1933     umw
1114 Drinkwater John New Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 9 May 1881 nf; serious injuries to head, face, and back by fall of coal ar1881p115
1670 Drummond Andrew Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 6 October 1898 nf; fracture of leg by fall of stone. ar 1898 p. 114
1643 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. ar 1898 p. 114
1559 Drysdale Robert Co-operative, Plattsburg. 0 miner   Wednesday, 20 January 1897 nf; thigh broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 107
347 Duggan M. Stanford Merthyr 24   1903     umw
434 Duguid W. Aberdare 53   1908     umw
328 Dumbleton S. Co-Operative 50   1901     umw
344 Duncan J. East Greta 33   1903     umw
400 Duncan J. New Winning 52   1906     umw
526 Dunlop H. Stanford Merthyr 43   1913     umw
995 Dunlop Wm. Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 28 January 1886 nf; leg fracture by a fall of coal, ar1886p114
1397 Dunlop James Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 wheeler   Thursday, 14 January 1892 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skip. ar 1892 p 87
1490 Dunlop William Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 30 October 1895 nf; injury to chest and shoulders by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
272 Dunn Arthur Dudley, Charlestown 20 asst. on setter   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
1293 Dunn William Co-operative, Plattsburg. 0 miner   Thursday, 17 October 1889 nf; injuries to chest and hips from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1502 Dunn James Burwood 0 miner   Wednesday, 16 January 1895 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
785 Durham F. Muswellbrook 58   1927     umw
1451 Durie John South Waratah, Charlestown 0 engine boy   Wednesday, 13 September 1893 nf; injury to foot by crank shaft. ar1893p82
1523 Durie John Brown’s No 4 0 flat boy   Wednesday, 5 February 1896 nf; fracture of ribs and collar bone by skips. ar 1896 p. 75.
153 Durrant William Brown’s, Minmi 18 wheeler   Friday, 15 February 1889 fatal injuries; head crushed between two skips, by being thrown against skips ar1889p176; bc 18/2/1889 p 5
1153 Dwyer Patrick Newcastle Coal Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 6 November 1882 nf; collar bone fracture by fall of coal & dirt ar1882p115
154 Dyson Joseph Henry. Stockton 22 wheeler   Thursday, 21 November 1889 fatal; died Nov 25, injured by loaded skip ar1889p177, 194;
929 Dyson A. Aberdare Central 45   1938     umw
1279 Eade Joseph Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 20 August 1884 nf; severe burns on body by explosion of powder. ar 1884 p. 126
565 Edmonds G. Bellbird 15   1915     umw
583 Edmunds G. Bellbird 15   1916     umw
1296 Edwards Richard Richmond Vale, Near East Maitland. 0 sinker   Monday, 4 November 1889 nf; injuries to head by fall of stone down sinking shaft. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1472 Edwards Sidney Stockton 0 wheeler   Friday, 28 September 1894 nf; fracture of leg on engine frame. ar 1894 p. 83
155 Elgey Christopher Newcastle Co’s The Glebe 44 miner   Tuesday, 30 July 1889 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1889p177, 193;
715 Elkins W. Killingworth 39   1924     umw
192 Elwood John New Lambton C Pit, Adamstown 27 miner   Tuesday, 7 July 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1891p188, 203, 204;
483 Emery G. Burwood 50   1911     umw
835 Emery C. Elrington 66   1932     umw
1320 Erskine Richard West Wallsend, Teralba 0 miner   Monday, 25 March 1889 nf; severe internal injuries from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 176
1508 Etherington William Hetton 0 driver   Saturday, 6 April 1895 nf; fracture of thigh by skip. ar 1895 p. 111.
370 Evans John Stanford Merthyr 38 deputy   Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions; Hopetoun St. Kurri, married, five children Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
401 Evans W. Wallsend C Pit 45   1906     umw
468 Evans R. Stanford Merthyr 22   1910     umw
484 Evans W. Pelaw Main 48   1911     umw
743 Evans J. Killingworth 20   1925     umw
786 Evans D. Stanford Merthyr 58   1927     umw
836 Evans R. Wallsend C Pit 57   1932     umw
885 Evans R. Elrington 61   1936     umw
946 Evans W. Aberdare 48   1939     umw
1063 Evans Thomas A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Tuesday, 29 November 1887 nf; fracture of hip bone by a fall of coal. ar1887p116, 136
1147 Evans Edwin Newcastle Coal Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 21 August 1882 nf; leg fracture, fall of stone ar1882p115
1683 Evans T. J. Ferndale Shafts, Wickham 0 manager   Friday, 2 December 1898 nf; rendered unconscious by carbon monoxide gas which was exuding into the shaft where they were at work taking out cylinders. See also John Patmore. ar 1898 p. 115
1718 Evans Evan Stanford Merthyr 0 ns   Sunday, 29 October 1905 nf; seriously – ne details. aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
787 Fahey M. Wallsend 63   1927     umw
1136 Falls John New Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 13 February 1882 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1882p115
971 Farish Joseph Lambton   miner   Thursday, 24 April 1879 nf; arm fractured by stone from a shot-hole. ar1879p195
813 Farley A. Maitland Main 37   1930     umw
321 Farquhar D. Newcastle Coal Co. B Pit 58   1901     umw
402 Farrell D. East Greta 17   1906     umw
856 Farrington R. Abermain 59   1934     umw
363 Faulds A. New Winning 47   1904     umw
412 Fenwick R. Heddon Great     1907     umw
1669 Fenwick Joseph Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 3 October 1898 nf; fall of coal in face, causing fracture of right leg. ar 1898 p. 114
1322 Fergeson Osmund Teralba 0 sinker   Thursday, 4 April 1889 nf; injury to collar bone by stone falling down sinking shaft. ar 1889 p. 176
374 Fewins George Stanford Merthyr 43     Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions; died on Monday; Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
887 Field H. Harts Aberdare 66   1936   may + two others accord to Ross ross370
948 Field A. Stockton Borehole 0   1939     umw
814 Fielding L. Stanford Merthyr 44   1930     umw
1512 Fink Herman Stockton Colliery 0 miner   Wednesday, 15 May 1895 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
1418 Finlay Thomas Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 4 May 1892 nf; burnt by ignition of fire damp. ar 1892 p 87
1637 Finley Thomas Maryland, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 30 May 1898 nf; abdominal injury by fall of coal which caught him against a prop. ar 1898 p. 114
1125 Fisher William Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Thursday, 30 June 1881 nf; collar bone fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1353 Fisher William Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 20 January 1891 nf; left thigh fractured by empty skips. ar 1891 p 188
238 Fitzpatrick Daniel Stockton 42 miner   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; ross76,77;
716 Fitzsimmons C. Lambton 27   1924     umw
843 Fitzsimmons R. New Lambton 31   1933     umw
157 Flannigan James New Lambton C Pit Tunnel, Adamstown 28 miner   Friday, 16 August 1889 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1889p177,194;
898 Fleming J. Aberdare Central 62   1937     umw
949 Fleming G. Aberdare Central 49   1939     umw
158 Fletcher Frederick Stockton 21 miner   Tuesday, 3 December 1889 fatal; killed by fall of coal. ar1889p177,194;
350 Fogo G. Wallsend 39   1903     umw
1045 Fogo John Co-operative, Plattsburg.   miner   Tuesday, 12 July 1887 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1887p116,135
681 Fone F. Bellbird 21     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
469 Ford G. South Great 24   1910     umw
1155 Ford John A.A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Saturday, 18 November 1882 nf; Thigh and ribs fractured by fall of coal ar1882p115
1493 Ford William Newcastle Wallsend 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 12 November 1895 nf; severe injury to hand by loaded skips. ar 1895 p. 107.
1655 Ford James Newcastle Co A Pit 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 2 August 1898 nf; back badly bruised by a slab of timber which fell after a prop had been knocked out by a loaded skip. ar 1898 p. 114
1671 Ford Peter Greta 0 miner   Friday, 7 October 1898 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1898 p. 115
329 Forest D. Wallsend No 1 49   1901     umw
252 Foster Alfred Frederick South Waratah, Charlestown 36 miner   Monday, 22 March 1897 fatal; killed by a fall of coal…more.. ar1897p106
1663 Foster Matthew Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 12 September 1898 nf; broken leg by piece of top coal which fell whilst being wedged. ar 1898 p. 114
763 Fox W. Abermain No 2 29   1926     umw
1471 Fox Henry South Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 August 1894 nf; fracture of arm by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
1265 Frame Robert Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 21 February 184 nf; leg fracture by fall of stone. ar 1884 p 126
1435 France Robert Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 12 April 1893 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal. ar1893p97
1083 Frankhan William Newcastle Co. (?) 0 miner   Friday, 27 November 1885 nf; very serious bodily injury …by an explosion of loose powder. (see also William Young) ar1885p122
291 Frazer D. Mt. Pleasant 60   1899   no details yet found. umw
1059 Frazer Joseph A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Tuesday, 22 November 1887 nf; thigh fracture by fall of coal. ar1887p116, 136.
390 Freer J. Dulwich 24   1905   no details yet found. umw
79 Fretwell Thomas Wallsend 27 miner   Tuesday, 2 October 1883 fatal injuries from fall of coal ar1883p130;nmh 3,4 Oct 1883;
302 Fuller Walter Greta 29 miner   Wednesday, 5 December 1900 fatal; suffocated by noxious gases from an underground fire, bodies not yet recovered ar1900p123;ross106;
1214 Fyfe Hugh Waratah 0 ‘old’ miner   Wednesday, 24 February 1869 fatal accident from fall of coal; died 28 Feb; full details. V&P 1869p2
222 Gaites G. Raymond Terrace 34   1895   details not found. umw
1330 Gallagher Chas. Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Friday, 21 June 1889 nf; scalp wound and injury to ribs by a fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 177
1475 Gallagher Charles Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Tuesday, 30 October 1894 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
339 Gardener W.       1902     umw
66 Gardiner David Co -Operative, Plattsburg 44 miner   Sunday, 3 December 1882 fatal; killed by fall of coal; died 5th Dec. ar1882p115;
120 Gardiner William Lymington, Wallsend; near Charlestown   sinker   Wednesday, 30 June 1886 fatal injuries by falling down a shaft ar1886p114;
765 Gardner W. Preston 20   1926     umw
193 Garnett John Pride of Ferndale, Tighe’s Hill 45 colliery proprietor   Thursday, 8 January 1891 fatal; entombed by inundation of tidal waters; wife in weak health ..shock not expected to survive. ar1891p188; ma 10/1/1891 p. 10
1368 Garrigan Henry Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 3 January 1898 nf; fall of coal which knocked out a sprag and fell on his leg as he lay holing. Not serious. ar 1898 p 113
1551 Garside William Stockton 0 wheeler   Thursday, 12 November 1896 nf; injury to head and arm by fall of roof. ar 1896 p. 76.
239 Gascoigne William Stockton 40 miner   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; ross76,77;pri;
1262 Gaynor James Lambton 0 miner   Wednesday, 2 January 1884 nf; fracture of hip by fall of coal. ar 1884 p 126
760 Geatches F. Aberdare 20   1926     umw
132 Geattie Charles F. Brookstown, near Wallsend   miner   Monday, 23 January 1888 fatal injuries by fall of roof ( coal and stone) ar1888p132,133
1032 Geddes Robert Greta   miner   Monday, 17 January 1887 nf; severe internal injuries by fall of coal. ar1887p116.
219 Gelder John East Greta, West Maitland   wheeler   Saturday, 1 September 1894 fatal injuries by falling down incline ar1894p83
253 George William Newcastle & Co. B Pit 28 miner   Tuesday, 14 December 1897 fatal; killed by fall of coal..said to be a very careful miner..more.. ar1897p106
1457 Gerard William West Burwood, Merewether 0 miner   Friday, 9 March 1894 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
160 Ghio Giovanni Rathluba, East Maitland 25 labourer   Monday, 5 August 1889 fatal; died 7 Aug. from injuries by fly wheel of engine. ar1889p177, 193;
601 Gibb J. Dudley 29   1917     umw
1119 Gibbon John Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 17 July 1882 nf; fracture of ribs from fall of coal ar1882p137
1144 Gibbon John Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 17 July 1882 nf; broken rib through fall of coal ar1882p115
11 Gibson J. Newcastle Borehole Pit     1869   details not found. umw
112 Gibson Michael Maryville, Wickham 56 pumpsman   Tuesday, 18 May 1886 fatal injuries by falling down shaft ar1886p114
223 Gibson Jacob Greta 46 miner   Wednesday, 10 July 1895 fatal injuries from fall of coal; died 15 August; ar1895p94; umw.
391 Gibson F. Hetton 32   1905     umw
1227 Gibson Robert Lambton 0 experienced miner   Saturday, 18 September 1869 fatal; fall of coal ‘through deceased’s own neglect’ v&p 1870p430
1487 Gibson Samuel Burwood Colliery 0 miner   Monday, 7 October 1895 nf; severe injury to lower part of the body by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
1632 Gibson George Brown’s No 4 Minmi 0 screen boy   Tuesday, 17 May 1898 nf; crushed about lions between buffers and waggons whilst stepping in to couple. ar 1898 p. 114
1667 Gibson James Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 1 October 1898 nf; severely injured by fall of top coal. ar 1898 p. 114
67 Gielliott William Newcastle Coal Co. Newcastle   miner   Friday, 3 February 1882 fatal; killed by fall of coal. ar1882p115;
225 Gilbert John Newcastle Wallsend 54 deputy   Friday, 29 March 1895 fatal injury by train of empty skips in motion on engine bank ar1895p94, 111; umw.
857 Gilbert C. Victoria Tunnel     1934     umw
524 Gilbertson E. Hebburn 39   1913     umw
816 Gilchrist A. Aberdare Central 48   1930     umw
502 Gill W. Burwood Extended 28   1912     umw
1160 Gill William Newcastle Coal Co. 0 miner   Monday, 11 December 1882 nf; skull fracture by fall of coal ar1882p115
177 Gillon Thomas Lambton   engineman   Monday, 23 June 1890 fatal injuries by explosion of boiler; surface’ ar1890p184
1142 Gilmore John A.A. Co., Newcastle 0 labourer   Saturday, 6 May 1882 nf; badly bruised by fall of coal ar1882p115
799 Gilmour J. Pelaw Main 44   1928     umw
868 Glendenning T. Pelaw Main 57   1935     umw
1516 Godfrey Thomas Wallarah 0 miner   Saturday, 15 June 1895 nf; severe injuries to the back by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
548 Godwin J. Aberdare 39   1914     umw
1599 Goldie Christopher Co-operative. Plattsburg.   shiftman   Monday, 5 July 1897 nf; eye destroyed by piece of rust flying from a rail. ar 1897 p. 108
932 Goodall H. Bellbird 51   1938     umw
1489 Goodbun Henry Co-operative Colliery 0 driver   Tuesday, 29 October 1895 nf; fracture of leg by skips. ar 1895 p. 107.
744 Goodwin H. Pelaw Main 26   1925     umw
826 Goodwin S. Pelaw Main 34   1931     umw
1334 Goodwin James Newcastle Wallsend Colliery 0 miner   Tuesday, 19 August 1890 nf; fracture of arm from fall of coal. ar1890p198
529 Gorman H. Aberdare Extended 40   1913     umw
1381 Gough Walter South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner   Tuesday, 4 August 1891 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
628 Gould G. New Greta 52   1919     umw
1390 Gould Enoch South Waratah, Charlestown 0 miner   Monday, 16 November 1891 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of stone. ar 1891 p 189
682 Graber J. Bellbird 43     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
983 Graham Thomas Newcastle Coal Company, Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 21 June 1880 nf; serious injuries to the head by powder exploding. ar1880p188
1081 Graham James A.A. No 2 pit 0 miner   Tuesday, 17 November 1885 nf; injury to foot..by fall of coal. ar1885p122
413 Grainger G. South Great 57   1907     umw
996 Grainger Joseph A.A. Company   miner   Thursday, 4 February 1886 nf; leg fracture by a fall of coal, ar1886p114
1149 Grainger Joseph Pepper’s No 3 Pit, Tighe’s Hill (aka Ferndale) 0 wheeler out & hooker on   Saturday, 9 September 1882 nf; loaded skip falling disconnected by descending skip – severe injuries to head, face and neck ar1882p115
99 Grant Alexander Brown’s Minmi 25 miner   Thursday, 9 July 1885 fatal injuries from fall of coal; died 13 July 1885 ar1885p115;
133 Grant P.J.J. Co-Operative, Plattsburg   miner   Friday, 25 May 1888 fatal; killed by a fall of stone in sinking shaft. ar1888p132,133
143 Grant A. A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit   shift man   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; died by being entombed in cross – cut district ar1889p177; ross57;
827 Grant D. Burwood 65   1931     umw
1335 Grant William Newcastle Wallsend Colliery 0 trapper   Wednesday, 20 August 1890 nf; fracture of collar bone and one rib by a loaded skip. ar1890p198
1477 Grant George Seaham, West Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 20 November 1894 nf; injury to shoulder and ribs by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
330 Gray R. Wallsend No 1 67   1901     umw
1099 Gray Archibald Richmond Vale 0 sinker   Tuesday, 4 December 1888 nf; arm fracture by fall of scaffold in shaft. ar1888p159
1181 Gray John Newcastle Co. Newcastle 0 miner   Thursday, 12 April 1888 nf; ar1888p132
1199 Gray Archibald Richmond Vale, East Maitland 0 sinker   Tuesday, 4 December 1888 nf; ar1888p132
1282 Gray Michael Burwood 0 engine man   Saturday, 6 July 1889 nf; fall from a platform – broken arm and dislocation of shoulder. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1610 Gray Thomas Newcastle Coal Co B Pit 0 miner   Monday, 23 August 1897 nf; fall of coal causing fracture of ribs. ar 1897 p. 108
1676 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. ar 1898 p. 115
194 Green George Ebenezer Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 15 wagon greaser   Saturday, 31 January 1891 fatal injuries by empty wagons whilst shunting ar1891p188
273 Green Thomas Dudley, Charlestown 27 rolleywayman   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
394 Green T. Dudley 62   1906     umw
746 Green A. Aberdare 58   1925     umw
867 Green R. Roddymoor Colliery 51   1935     umw
371 Greener James Stanford Merthyr 37     Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions; conflicting ages; married, two children, Kurri. Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
503 Greener T. Dudley 57   1912     umw
1048 Gregory Thomas Wallsend   miner   Tuesday, 9 August 1887 nf; internal injuries by a fall of coal. (morgan?) ar1887p116,
1035 Greig Walter New Lambton C Pit, near Adamstown   miner   Thursday, 3 February 1887 nf; thigh fracture and injuries to head by fall of coal. ar1887p116
1598 Greyson Walter Burwood 0 screen boy   Thursday, 1 July 1897 nf; left arm crushed in machinery, and had to be amputated; the unfortunate boy was larking with a mate, and not at his place of work, and had often been warned about this before.. He alone was to blame. ar 1897 p. 108, 111.
1240 Grierson Thomas New Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 31 August 1869 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar 1869 p7
683 Griffin W. Bellbird 30     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1628 Griffin George Pacific, Teralba 0 wheeler   Thursday, 21 April 1898 nf; fracture of leg by empty skip. ar 1898 p. 114
1141 Griffith Isaac Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 21 April 1882 nf; bruised body and legs – sudden firing of shot bringing the coal down on him ar1882p115
1268 Griffith Henry New Duckenfield, New Lambton 0 driver   Monday, 7 April 1884 nf; leg fracture by empty skip. ar 1884 p. 126
26 Griffiths J. New Lambton     1874   details not found. umw
127 Griffiths Abraham Co- Operative 57 miner   Thursday, 4 August 1887 fatal; fall of coal; lingered for ten days; died 14 July; ar1887p116,135
504 Griffiths T. Newcastle A 68   1912     umw
1259 Griffiths John Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 27 June 1883 nf; severe injuries by an explosion of loose powder; see also David Jones. ar 1883 p 130
1462 Grimm Ernest Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 9 April 1894 nf; fall of coal, fracture of leg and rib; see also J. Charlesworth. ar 1894 p. 83
542 Grinia G. Wallsend 21   1914     umw
266 Gronow Daniel East Greta, West Maitland 20 miner   Friday, 18 November 1898 fatal; killed by a fall of roof. ar1898p112;
1360 Gronow David Greta 0 miner   Wednesday, 11 March 1891 nf; collar bone fracture and hips bruised by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 188
1468 Gusherd Robert Newcastle Co’s. A pit 0 miner   Tuesday, 3 July 1894 nf; fracture of leg ( since amputated) by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
1124 Gwynn Peter Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 14 June 1881 nf; leg fracture, run over by empty coal tubs ar1881p115
1513 Gwynne David Hetton 0 miner   Thursday, 16 May 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
1102 Haase William Newcastle Co. 0 miner   Saturday, 22 December 1888 nf; amputation of right arm, close to shoulder, by a fall of coal ar1888p. 132, 159
274 Haddon Thomas Dudley, Charlestown 44 master shifter & shaftsman   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
378 Haddow W. Hebburn 45   1905     umw
997 Haddow David Duckenfield, Minmi   shiftsman   Wednesday, 10 February 1886 nf; fractured ribs by train of empty skips. ar1886p114
1501 Hailstone James Duckenfield 0 miner   Saturday, 15 June 1895 nf; fracture of ribs by train of skips; ar 1895 p. 111.
1074 Haldame Robert South Waratah, Charlestown   miner   Sunday, 26 February 1888 nf; leg fracture by fall of stone. ar1888p132,133
1686 Hales John Hetton. Newcastle 0 miner   Wednesday, 7 December 1898 nf; thigh broken by fall of coal while drawing sprag. ar 1898 p. 115
25 Hall J. New Wallsend     1874   details not found. umw
364 Hall H. Seaham No 1 62   1904     umw
392 Hall E. Seaham No 2 32   1905     umw
644 Hall J. Stanford Merthyr 56   1920     umw
766 Hall A. Northern Ext 66   1926     umw
1049 Hall George Wallsend   miner   Wednesday, 17 August 1887 nf; severe burns to face and neck by a shot explosion. ar1887p116, 135
1400 Hall Thomas Stockton 0 miner   Saturday, 16 January 1892 nf; fracture of coal bone by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
1453 Hall James Ebbw Vale, Adamstown 0 miner   Monday, 6 November 1893 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of stone. ar1893p82
403 Hallam J. Pelaw Main 17   1906     umw
451 Hamilton W. Burwood 49   1909     umw
549 Hamilton W. New Winning 29   1914     umw
1103 Hamilton Samuel Duckenfield 0 miner   Saturday, 22 December 1888 nf; loss of right leg above the knee & fracture of collar bone by fall of coal ar1888p159
1110 Hamilton Andrew New Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 21 February 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1203 Hamilton Saml. Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 22 December 1888 nf; ar1888p132
1422 Hamilton James Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Thursday, 16 June 1892 nf; hip bone fractured by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
1065 Hammond Thomas Duckenfield, Minmi   miner   Monday, 12 December 1887 nf; very severe fracture to thigh bone and a deep flesh wound by a fall of coal. ar1887p116, 136
1098 Hammond Josiah Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 3 December 1888 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1888p159
1198 Hammond Josiah Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 3 December 1888 nf; ar1888p132
161 Hancock Sidney Wallsend (Pit Town) 34 miner   Tuesday, 28 May 1889 fatal; died June 6, fatal injuries by explosion of powder ar1889p176; w&p june8, 1889;
292 Hancock George A.A. Co’s No 2, Hamilton 69 miner   Saturday, 30 September 1899 fatal injuries by fall of coal whilst taking down ‘top band’-died 5 Oct.; ar1899p115;
1615 Hancock Herbert Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 endless rope clip boy   Thursday, 23 September 1897 nf; head crushed and jawbone broken by being crushed between tubs. Coupling tubs whilst in motion. ar 1897 p. 108
1657 Hancock Herbert Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 clip boy   Thursday, 11 August 1898 nf; thumb crushed; tub ran over it while he was attempting to detach same from endless rope. ar 1898 p. 114
68 Hanlay Michael Wallsend Colliery   furnace man   Thursday, 13 July 1882 fatal; killed – crushed by horse drawing train of skips in travelling road. ar1882p137; nmh 14/15 july
293 Hanlon James Lambton 41 miner   Friday, 1 September 1899 fatal; Hanlon was taking top coal down in the tunnel flat…whilst he was engaged in filling a tub a portion of these tops came away over the timber at a facing, causing fatal injuries. ar1899p115;
1261 Hanlon James Lambton 0 miner   Friday, 11 July 1884 nf; leg fracture of a sever nature from fall of coal; see other entry. ar 1884 p 142
254 Hansen Charles Stockton 29 miner or stoneman   Monday, 19 July 1897 fatal; killed by fall of coal…more.. ar1897p106
360 Hanson J. Hetton 33   1904     umw
912 Hanson W. Wallarah     1937     umw
1361 Harding Edward A. A. Co. No 2 pit, Newcastle 0 miner   Wednesday, 18 March 1891 nf; compound fracture of the right leg by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 188
1010 Hargraves Ephraim Burwood   miner   Thursday, 20 May 1886 nf; injured by explosion of fire-damp. ar1886p114
1369 Hargraves Robert Burwood 0 miner   Wednesday, 5 January 1898 nf; fracture of left leg by a fall of coal from a grey-back in face of place. ar 1898 p 113
1708 Hargraves Henry Ferndale 0 miner   Thursday, 18 March 1886 nf; injured and ‘miraculously rescued’ from flooding of colliery hm 26/3/1886 p 4
1365 Hargreaves Henry West Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 19 May 1891 nf; severe burns by ignition of loose powder. ar 1891 p 188
1428 Hargreaves Ephraim Seaham Colliery 0 miner   Friday, 6 January 1893 nf; burns on arms, head and chest by explosion of gas. ar1893p97
1458 Hargreaves Ephraim Seaham , West Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 27 March 1894 nf; severe internal injuries by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
1071 Harrington George Northumberland, Fassifern   sinker   Friday, 17 February 1888 nf; skull fracture by hammer falling from scaffold. ar1888p132,133
71 Harris John A.A Co No 2 Pit Newcastle   miner   Saturday, 16 December 1882 fatal; died March 21, from injuries received from fall of coal ar1882p115;
602 Harris A. Abermain 35   1917     umw
1604 Harris Samuel A. A. Co. New Winning, Newcastle 0 miner   Friday, 6 August 1897 nf; severe powder burns on head, face and neck. ar 1897 p. 108
945 Harrison T. Richmond Main 50   1939     umw
970 Harrison John Newcastle C. M.   miner   Monday, 7 April 1879 nf; two ribs broken & injuries to back from fall of coal. ar1879p195
1535 Harrison John Elemore Vale, Wallsend 0 miner   Saturday, 2 May 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
930 Harrower J. Aberdare Central 44   1938     umw
788 Hart A. Pelaw Main 29   1927     umw
1484 Hart Joseph A.A. Co. No 2 Pit. 0 miner   Friday, 26 July 1895 nf; fracture to foot and injury to back by fall of coal and stone. ar 1895 p. 107.
684 Hartley W. Bellbird 27     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
489 Hartson A. Abermain 40   1911     umw
435 Harvey A. Brown’s No 2 39   1908     umw
1656 Harvey John New Winning, Newcastle 0 miner   Thursday, 11 August 1898 nf; fall of coal in face caused fracture of right leg. ar 1898 p. 114
1122 Hawkes Henry Wallarah 0 stoker   Friday, 12 May 1893 nf; injury to head and arms by empty wagon ar1893p97
858 Hawkins E. Abermain No 2 42   1934     umw
530 Hawthorne W. Abermain No 2     1913     umw
1652 Hawthorne Frank Newcastle Co B. Pit 0 switch boy   Friday, 15 July 1898 nf; right hand run over by loaded skip at pit bottom, causing fracture of several bones. ar 1898 p. 114
802 Hayes J. Aberdare 57   1928     umw
1126 Hayes Walter Lambton 0 engine driver   Friday, 1 July 1881 nf; foot severely crushed in machinery ar1881p115
1349 Hayes Patrick Osborne Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 15 October 1900 fatal; found dead in his working place; death due to natural causes. ar1900 p 122
471 Hedley T. Shortland 17   1910     umw
101 Hemmings Thomas Lambton 47 miner   Saturday, 19 September 1885 fatal injuries from fall of coal ar1885p115;
307 Henderson P. Wallsend 53   1900     umw
490 Henderson J. Abermain 42   1911     umw
603 Henderson J. West Wallsend 50   1917     umw
982 Henderson William AA Co. Newcastle 0 wheeler   Monday, 21 June 1880 nf ;arm fractured through coal falling from skip. ar1880p188
1294 Henderson Jno. North Stockton, Hexham 0 sinker   Saturday, 19 October 1889 nf; burns on face by explosion of shot. See also George Wilson ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1614 Henderson Alexander Duckenfield 0 ns   Tuesday, 21 September 1897 nf; two ribs broken by fall of stone from a slip. ar 1897 p. 108
1678 Henderson William East Greta 0 miner   Monday, 7 November 1898 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal. See also George Rowley ar 1898 p. 115
1212 Hend-on James Lambton 0 trapper   Friday, 1 July 1870 nf; leg fracture by falling under coal tub. ar1870p8
531 Henry J. Pelaw Main 34   1913     umw
717 Henry W. Greta Main 49   1924     umw
630 Henwood W. Seaham No 1 37   1919     umw
1288 Hepple William Co-operative Colliery 0 trapper   Friday, 20 September 1889 nf; severe injury to left leg, necessitating amputation – run over by loaded skip. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1576 Hepplewhite Thomas Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 15 June 1897 nf; leg broken by piece of coal falling from face whilst filling coal. ar 1897 p. 107
879 Heron R. Pelaw Main 66   1936     umw
113 Hertz E.       1886   details not found umw
1411 Heslop Soln. Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 28 March 1892 nf; Fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
452 Hestlelow L. Pelaw Main 16   1909     umw
275 Hetherington Thomas Dudley, Charlestown 64 deputy   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
1491 Hetherington James Burwood 0 miner   Saturday, 2 November 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of stone roof. ar 1895 p. 107.
336 Hewitt John
J.
Hetton 28   1902   fatal; fall of coal; resided atWickham; left a widow and two children. umw; aa 15/9/1902. p 4
1252 Hibbard George Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 24 February 1883 nf; severely burnt by an explosion of fire damp. ar 1883 p 130
38 Hibberd Thomas Waratah Co’s New Tunnel       Wednesday, 8 August 1877 fatal; was killed by a fall of stone whilst stripping a pillar. hm 9/8/1877 p.3
718 Higginbottom S. Pelton 24   1924     umw
1539 Higginson J. Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Thursday, 23 July 1896 nf; injury to arm by skip. ar 1896 p. 75.
1402 Hildred William New Lambton, Adamstown 0 miner   Tuesday, 19 January 1892 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal ar 1892 p 87
30 Hill J. Hamilton Pit     1875   details not found. umw
719 Hill L. Lupton Park 36   1924     umw
1211 Hill Thomas Co-operative 0 experienced miner   Saturday, 24 September 1870 fatal injuries, killed instantaneously, from a fall of about two and half tons of the working coal seam ar1870p7/8; smh 28 Sept. 1870 p. 4
803 Hiller E. Ayrfield No 1 21   1928     umw
415 Hinchcliffe G. New Winning 36   1907     umw
1012 Hinchcliffe George Burwood   miner   Friday, 18 June 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1886p114
416 Hincks T. Burwood 52   1907     umw
1023 Hindman John Brown’s, Minmi   miner   Thursday, 4 November 1886 nf; thigh fracture by explosion of a shot. ar1886p114
72 Hindmarsh Francis East Waratah, New Lambton 41 miner   Tuesday, 7 March 1882 fatal; killed by cap-piece, fall of earth; ar1882p115;
276 Hindmarsh George Dudley, Charlestown 49 under manager   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust; married with four children, resident of Dudley. ar1898p112; bc 23/3/1898 9 5
1584 Hinds William Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 17 February 1898 nf; severe injury to foot by fall of coal. ar 1898 p. 113
964 Hineman S. Duckenfield near Hexham   miner   Tuesday, 7 January 1879 nf; severely bruised by fall of coal. ar1879p195
685 Hines A. Bellbird 25     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1073 Hitchcock Thomas South Waratah, Charlestown   miner   Sunday, 26 February 1888 nf; fractured ribs and other injuries by fall of stone. ar1888p132,133
1245 Hitchcock Henry Wallsend 0 road-man   Monday, 13 December 1869 nf; thigh fracture, jammed between skip and prop. ar 1869 p7
1455 Hodgett Joseph Hetton, Carrington 0 shiftman   Friday, 2 February 1894 nf; injury to spine by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
406 Hodgetts Joseph Brown’s Minmi 55 fan engine driver   Saturday, 4 August 1906 fatal; body found in reserve boiler…must have been slowly roasted. aa 6/8/1906
1070 Hodgson Watson Brown’s Minmi   miner   Monday, 6 February 1888 nf; bruised about legs by fall of stone from roof. ar1888p132,133
144 Hodson James A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit   deputy   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; died by being entombed in cross – cut district; differences in occupation ar1889p177; ross57;W&P 11Sept1889
1478 Hoff John Pacific Steam Coal 0 miner   Tuesday, 27 November 1894 nf; severe burns by ignition of powder. ar 1894 p. 83
340 Hogan D. Duckenfield 17   1902     umw
417 Hogan M. Wallsend C Pit 29   1907     umw
1022 Hogg George New Lambton C Pit   underground viewer   Wednesday, 22 September 1886 nf; severe injuries to face and head by being crushed between bunting and cage in the shaft. ar1886p114
1485 Hogg William Newcastle Co. 0 miner   Thursday, 3 October 1895 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
1444 Holland Jonathan Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Thursday, 3 August 1893 nf; fracture of collar bone by fall of coal. ar1893p82
87 Holmes Charles Ferndale, Tighe’s Hill   miner   Wednesday, 30 January 1884 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1884p126;
208 Holmes Joseph Seaham, West Wallsend 25 miner   Monday, 3 July 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal, died 17th July ar1893p82
629 Holmes R. New Greta 31   1919     umw
196 Homer Ephraim Brown’s No 4 Tunnel, Minmi   wheeler   Saturday, 28 February 1891 fatal injuries by loaded skips in tunnel ar1891p188
1271 Hood Robert Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 16 June 1884 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar 1884 p. 126
306 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. ar1900p123;
20 Hookaway W. Hamilton No 2 Pit     1873   details not found; umw
869 Hooker Henry Louis Abermain No 2 63 miner   Saturday, 15 June 1935 fatal; killed by a fall of coal; received shocking injuries and died shortly after the huge piece of coal was removed from his body. nmh 16/6/35
1286 Hooper Richard Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 11 September 1889 nf; injury to hip from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
645 Hope T. Neath 59   1920     umw
1388 Hope Samuel Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Thursday, 22 October 1891 nf; injury to back by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
1445 Hope William Newcastle Coal Co., Merewether 0 miner   Thursday, 17 August 1893 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal. ar1893p82
646 Hopkinson W. Lymington 28   1920     umw
1339 Hopkinson John West Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 1 December 1890 nf; injury to the head by fall of coal. ar1890p198
584 Horder C. Richmond Main 58   1916     umw
51 Howard Charles Lambton   miner 1878   fatal; crushed between the buffers of two coal wagons. ar1878p139 no date
246 Howe William Wallarah, Catherine Hill Bay   miner   Thursday, 17 September 1896 fatal injury by a fall of coal; died 30 Sept; no inquest held. ar1896p76; 89
817 Howes   Abermain     1930     umw
564 Hsylop A. Central Greta 18   1915     umw
341 Huff J. Waratah 37   1902     umw
396 Hugh L.       1906     umw
12 Hughes Thomas Waratah No 1 Tunnel   miner   Monday, 4 January 1869 fatal; experienced miner; roof fall; lived a short time; full details available. V&P Leg Assembly NSW. 1870
110 Hughes George A.A. Co’s Newcastle 31 miner   Wednesday, 31 March 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114
178 Hughes John Newcastle Co’s B Pit, Burwood 26 miner   Monday, 21 April 1890 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1890p184
255 Hughes William Stockton 31 stoneman   Thursday, 22 July 1897 fatal; crushed to death by a balk of timbering falling on him..more in the report. ar1897p106,111
453 Hughes T. Seaham 38   1909     umw
505 Hughes S. Seaham No 2     1912     umw
699 Hughes J. Richmond Main 37   1923     umw
1324 Hughes John A. A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 13 May 1889 nf; severe internal injuries by fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 176
1331 Hughes George Burwood 0 miner   Friday, 28 June 1889 nf; crushed about the hips by fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 177
1375 Hughes George Melbourne & Minmi Colliery Co. 0     Tuesday, 31 March 1863 nf; ‘had his arm nearly torn from his body and his jaw bone broken…while the coal box was being lowered with two men the hemp rope broke, and the men fell about sixty feet’ see also John Andrews. bc 1/4/1863 p.3
1549 Hughes Denis Stockton 0 miner   Friday, 23 October 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 76.
1587 Hughes Edward Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 7 March 1898 nf; fall of coal in face, causing compound fracture of right leg near ankle. Lower leg amputated in Wallsend Hospital. ar 1898 p. 113
1659 Hughes William Henry Dulwich, Singleton 0 under manager   Tuesday, 23 August 1898 nf; injury to left thumb by fall of stone. ar 1898 p. 114
1481 Hugo John Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 4 July 1895 nf; fracture of leg from fall of coal. ar 1895 9 107.
73 Hulm William Ferndale   miner   Tuesday, 3 January 1882 fatal; killed by fall of coal. ar1882p115;
1164 Hume Robert East Waratah 0 wheeler   Wednesday, 11 July 1883 nf; injury to foot by falling of set timber ar1883p144
1300 Hume Robert Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend 0 wheeler   Friday, 6 December 1889 nf; severe burns by ignition of fire damp; also see Walters, Hunter. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
277 Humphreys William Dudley, Charlestown 69 bratticeman   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust; father of the colliery manager. ar1898p112; bc 23/3/1898 p 5
859 Hunt J. Richmond Main 53   1934     umw
3 Hunter ns Victoria Tunnel 14   1859   details not found. umw
308 Hunter John East Greta 35 shiftman   Wednesday, 14 November 1900 fatal; fell down No 1 tunnel from No 2 level..died 19 Nov. ar1900p123;
365 Hunter R. West Wallsend 58   1904     umw
1004 Hunter Wm. Burwood   screenman   Monday, 5 April 1886 nf; internal injuries by falling form stage. ar1886p114
1024 Hunter Thomas Stockton, Stockton   Wheeler   Sunday, 19 September 1886 nf; leg fracture and severe wound by squeeze between the horse-limbers and a by loaded skips. ar1886p114, 125
1299 Hunter William Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 6 December 1889 nf; severe burns by ignition of fire damp; also see Walters, Hume. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1404 Hunter Robert West Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 1 February 1892 nf; burns on face and neck by explosion of powder. ar 1892 p 87
1726 Hunter Alexander No2 Hamilton (Burwood?) 0 miner   Thursday, 11 March 1875 fatal; old and respected miner; from the effects of a fall of coal. smh 15/3/1875 p. 3
790 Hurst I. Stockton Borehole 62   1927     umw
2 Hutchinson ns A.A. Company Borehole Pit     1858   details not found. umw
309 Hutchinson Isaac Lambton 59 miner   Friday, 2 November 1900 fatal; premature explosion of a shot…died 7 Nov. ar1900p123;
934 Hutchinson J. Aberdare 65   1938     umw
1121 Hutchinson Isaac Lambton 0 miner   Thursday, 27 July 1882 nf; serious bodily injury by an explosion of loose powder ar1882p137
1146 Hutchinson Isaac Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 24 July 1882 nf; burnt by loose powder on face, neck and one arm ar1882p115
1222 Hutchison (sic) Frank Waratah 0 miner   Saturday, 13 February 1869 nf; leg fracture. V7P.1869p3
686 Hyams M. Bellbird 28     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
791 Hynd J. Mt Pleasant     1927     umw
303 Hyslop James Greta 18 wheeler   Wednesday, 5 December 1900 fatal; suffocated by noxious gases from an underground fire, bodies not yet recovered ar1900p123;ross106;
1370 Inglis David Burwood 0 miner   Thursday, 6 January 1898 nf; shock to the system by being knocked down by a runway horse on main road. ar 1898 p 113
767 Innes H. Stanford Merthyr 27   1926     umw
81 Irving Robert (or John Robert) Co Operative Plattsburg 11 driver boy   Friday, 16 February 1883 fatal injuries by loaded skip; d/b 18 Feb; nmh 21 Feb;ar 1883 p130;
660 Irving R. Stanford Merthyr 29   1921     umw
1241 Jack William Borehole 0 miner   Tuesday, 14 September 1869 nf; severe bruising to head and legs from fall of coal ar 1869 p7
247 Jackson James Moffatt Hetton, Carrington 29 miner   Thursday, 23 April 1896 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1896p75;
604 Jackson D. Abermain No 1 35   1917     umw
407 Jacobson P. Lambton 65   1906     umw
700 Jaeger W. Abermain 22   1923     umw
226 James John New Lambton, Adamstown 23 miner   Tuesday, 7 May 1895 fatal; found dead in descending cage in shaft ar1895p94; umw.
352 James J. Pelaw Main 44   1903     umw
506 James H. Abermain 55   1912     umw
1117 James John Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Monday, 23 May 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1409 James George Newcastle Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 15 March 1892 nf; injuries to arm , face, and chest by a kick from a horse. ar 1892 p 87
1156 Janes Charles A.A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Saturday, 18 November 1882 nf; injury to foot by fall of coal ar1882p115
76 Jarrett William Lambton   miner   Saturday, 8 September 1883 fatal; knocked down by train of empty skips and died from injuries received, on 20th. ar1883p130; mm 25 Sept 1883.
778 Jarvie M. Redhead 49   1927     umw
913 Jarvie J. Hebburn 39   1937     umw
1290 Jarvie James Durham Colliery, Redhead 0 miner   Saturday, 21 September 1889 nf; severe burns by ignition of fire damp. Also see John Robinson. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
792 Jefferson J, Jesmond 48   1927     umw
1641 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. ar 1898 p. 114
1061 Jeffrey William South Waratah, Charlestown   wheeler   Wednesday, 23 November 1887 nf; thigh fracture by a loaded skip. ar1887p116, 136
1157 Jeffreys James Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 7 December 1882 nf; severe bodily injuries by a fall of coal ar1882p115
107 Jenkins John Ferndale, Tighe’s Hill   miner   Thursday, 18 March 1886 fatal; drowned by flooding of colliery. ar1886p114; ross55; hm 26/3/1886 p 4
179 Jenkins Roger Bernard Newcastle Co’s B Pit, Burwood 42 miner   Tuesday, 2 December 1890 fatal injuries by fall of stone ar1890p184
789 Jenkins B. Pelaw Main 64   1927     umw
815 Jenkins R. Stanford Merthyr 40   1930     umw
1210 Jenkins John Borehole 0 experienced miner   Thursday, 8 September 1870 fatal; injured by fall of bottom coal jerry and little tops; died 19 Sept. from serious injuries to abdomen and private parts. Detailed report. ar1870p7
1224 Jenkins David Waratah 0 miner   Monday, 12 April 1869 nf; leg fracture, fall of coal. V&P1870
1568 Jenkins Evan Wallsend 0 driver   Saturday, 3 April 1897 nf; fracture of collar bone; crushed between his horse and tub. ar 1897 p. 107
720 Jennings J. Victoria Tunnel 63   1924     umw
1072 Jennings J. D. South Waratah, Charlestown   driver   Friday, 24 February 1888 nf; severe flesh wound on leg by a loaded skip. ar1888p132,133
844 Jensen F. John Darling 46   1933     umw
748 Jeuness T. Aberdare Ext 64   1925     umw
605 John B. Abermain No 1 29   1917     umw
82 Johns William Newcastle Co’s Burwood   miner   Thursday, 23 August 1883 fatal injuries to spine – fall of coal; after suffering for about sixteen weeks ,died 16 Dec.; ar 1883 p 130
418 Johnson T. Aberdare 47   1907     umw
454 Johnson G. Wallarah 20   1909     umw
507 Johnson E. Wallsend C Pit 17   1912     umw
508 Johnson R. West Wallsend 40   1912     umw
701 Johnson B. Aberdare Extended 33   1923     umw
825 Johnson G. Abermain No 1 61   1931     umw
870 Johnson D. Aberdare Central 45   1935     umw
914 Johnson J. Maitland Main No 5 66   1937     umw
986 Johnson Robert Little Redhead 0 contractor & sinker   Friday, 6 August 1880 nf; head severely injured by tub falling down pit. ar1880p188
1128 Johnson William Wallsend 0 banker off   Tuesday, 2 August 1881 nf; leg fracture – thrown between buffer of skip and stopper ar1881p115
1476 Johnson Robert Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 0 driver   Friday, 2 November 1894 nf; fracture of arm by loaded skips. ar 1894 p. 83
1498 Johnson John Burwood 0 miner   Thursday, 19 December 1895 nf; severe to lower part of body by a fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
414 Johnston J. South Great 45   1907     umw
1284 Johnston Hugh Greta Colliery 0 miner   Monday, 29 July 1889 nf; severe burns to face and hands from explosion of powder. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
80 Jones David Wallsend 29 miner   Wednesday, 27 June 1883 fatal injuries by an explosion of loose powder; ar 1883 p 130
134 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. ar1888p132,133, 158
209 Jones Theophilus Burwood Ext., Dudley 44 miner   Tuesday, 17 January 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal ar1893p82, 96;
278 Jones Thomas Dudley, Charlestown 20 water bailer   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
311 Jones Phillip Sydney Harbour Colliery, Balmain 21 sinker   Saturday, 17 March 1900 see details; bucket… tippling over ar1900p123
372 Jones David Stanford Merthyr 50 shiftman   Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions; conflicting ages; married; Stanford. Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
373 Jones John Stanford Merthyr 43 shiftman   Sunday, 29 October 1905 fatal; three explosions; married, two children Ross p107; aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
408 Jones J. Stanford Merthyr 46   1906     umw
568 Jones E. Seaham No 1 64   1915     umw
631 Jones H. South Greta 65   1919     umw
721 Jones A. Stanford Merthyr 28   1924     umw
902 Jones R. Richmond Main 52   1937     umw
1015 Jones James Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 8 July 1886 nf; fracture of ankle by fall of coal. ar1886p114
1058 Jones John Burwood   miner   Friday, 18 November 1887 nf; severe injuries to head, face and one hip by fall of roof stone. ar1887p116
1152 Jones John Lambton 0 miner   Wednesday, 1 November 1882 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal ar1882p115
1170 Jones Thomas Lambton 0 ns; boy   Saturday, 8 September 1883 nf; leg fracture by being struck by the limbers of a horse he was driving ar1883p144
1178 Jones David A.A. No 2 Pit Hamilton 0 miner   Wednesday, 19 December 1883 nf; fracture of the leg and compound fracture of arm…more ar1883p145
1366 Jones William Hetton , Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 1 June 1891 nf; injury to thigh by loaded skip. ar 1891 p 188
1479 Jones Jont. Newcastle Wallsend, Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 6 December 1894 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
1525 Jones George Henry Greta 0 shunter   Saturday, 8 February 1896 nf; injury to foot by locomotive engine. ar 1896 p. 75.
1715 Jones W. A. T. Stanford Merthyr 0 deputy   Sunday, 29 October 1905 nf; left arm blown off; Stanford. aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
607 Judd T. Lymington 32   1917     umw
1087 Jukes James Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 2 July 1888 nf; crushed about hips by a fall of coal; rather severe injuries. ar1888p158
1187 Jukes James Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 2 July 1888 nf; ar1888p132
404 Juner J. Pelaw Main 16   1906     umw
88 Jung William New Duckenfield, New Lambton 18 banksman   Friday, 23 May 1884 fatal injuries by falling down shaft ar1884p126;
533 Kafer C. Elermore Vale 59   1913     umw
1534 Kafer Christopher Maryland, Plattsburg 0 miner   Wednesday, 15 April 1896 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
569 Kaveney J. Neath 57   1915     umw
114 Kay Archibald Wallsend 53 miner   Tuesday, 22 June 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114;
419 Kay J. Killingworth 18   1907     umw
933 Kay T. Bellbird     1938     umw
1526 Kean Robert Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Monday, 10 February 1896 nf; severe internal injuries by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
1454 Kearns Nicholas Pacific Steam Coal, Teralba 0 hooker on   Monday, 8 January 1894 nf; fracture of leg and dislocation of ankle by empty skips. ar 1894 p. 83
1001 Keeffe Patrick Co-operative, Plattsburg   driver   Wednesday, 10 March 1886 nf; fracture arm by loaded skips. ar1886p114
1332 Kegan George Young Wallsend Colliery 0 miner   Monday, 4 August 1890 nf; ignition of fire damp, slight burns. ar1890p198
647 Kelleher J. New Greta 29   1920     umw
724 Kellet T. Shortland 49   1924     umw
1556 Kellet Benjamin Denton Park, West Maitland 0 miner   Monday, 30 November 1896 nf; Fracture of leg by fall of roof. ar 1896 p. 76.
687 Kelly G. Bellbird 22     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1386 Kelly Richard Burwood Extended, Redhead 0 miner   Monday, 19 October 1891 nf; severe scalp wounds by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
1544 Kelly Henry Burwood, Merewether 0 onsetter   Monday, 17 August 1896 nf; fracture of leg by loaded skip. ar 1896 p. 76.
1570 Kelly Daniel Dudley 0 miner   Wednesday, 19 May 1897 nf; coal struck him when drawing a sprag; shock to system – no bones broken. ar 1897 p. 107
702 Kennedy G. Hebburn 34   1923     umw
708 Kessels A. Pelaw Main 39   1924     umw
1723 Kettenburg ns Wallsend 0 miner   Tuesday, 8 October 1872 fatal; by fall of coal; ‘the deceased was a steady, sober and careful miner’; smh 11/10/182 p 5
1158 Kilpatrick Robert Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Sunday, 3 December 1882 nf; injured about the back & etc, by fall of coal ar1882p115
162 King Edward South Burwood, Redhead 37 sinker   Thursday, 21 November 1889 fatal; killed by overwinding and falling down shaft. ar1889p177, 194;
661 King D. Wallarah 61   1921     umw
782 King T. Richmond Main 24   1927     umw
806 King J. John Darling 45   1929     umw
1326 Kirkwood William Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 31 May 1889 nf; injury to hand and shoulder by a fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 176
1333 Kirkwood James Wickham & Bullock Island 0 miner   Friday, 15 August 1890 nf; slight burns form ignition of powder. ar1890p198
63 Kittson Abraham Duckenfield, Minmi 49 miner   Wednesday, 27 April 1881 fatal; killed by fall of coal. ar1881p115
1425 Knight Edward South Waratah, Charlestown. 0 trapper   Tuesday, 28 June 1892 nf; arm fractured by full skips. ar 1892 p 87
1582 Knight Charles Dudley 0 miner   Monday, 7 February 1898 nf; fall of coal in face, causing fracture of right thigh. ar 1898 p. 113
510 Knott J. Brown’s No 4 51   1912     umw
1046 Kyle Robert Northumberland, Awaba   surface labourer   Tuesday, 26 July 1887 nf; leg fracture by fall of clay. ar1887p116
903 Laird J. Richmond Main 56   1937     umw
456 Lake J. Burwood 55   1909     umw
227 Lambert James Rose Hill, North Lambton 47 miner   Friday, 23 August 1895 fatal injuries from fall of coal ar1895p94; umw.
662 Lambert R. Hebburn No 1 28   1921     umw
688 Lambert J. Bellbird 22     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
166 Larcombe George Maitland Coal Co., West Maitland 33 banksman   Monday, 8 April 1889 fatal injuries by falling down sinking shaft ar1889p176
1427 Larmouth George South Waratah, Charlestown 0 miner   Friday, 8 July 1892 nf; dislocation of left ankle and injury to spine by a skip. ar 1892 p 87
585 Larsson N. Seaham No 1 71   1916     umw
1250 Lavis William A. A. Company, Hamilton 0 miner   Saturday, 24 February 1883 nf; injuries to the thigh and fingers by fall of coal. ar 1883 p 130
149 Le Pettit / Pettit Herbert A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit 22 shiftman   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; killed by a fall or crush of roof in a cross-cut district; native of London; ar1889p177; ross57;w&p July3, 1889;
115 Leach Thomas Wallsend 19 banksman or brakesman   Thursday, 29 July 1886 fatal injuries by runaway loaded skip ar1886p114,125;
1179 Leach Ellis Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 9 March 1888 nf; ar1888p132
779 Learmouth J. Redhead 38   1927     umw
1509 Leary Henry Brown’s No 4 0 miner   Saturday, 6 April 1895 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 111.
174 Leatham John Greta 40 labourer   Wednesday, 10 December 1890 fatal injuries by being caught by the cage; on surface. ar1890p184
180 Lee Isaiah Stockton 60 miner   Thursday, 3 April 1890 fatal injuries by train of skips ar1890p184
1716 Leitch George Stanford Merthyr 0 deputy   Sunday, 29 October 1905 nf; arm badly fractured. Deputy of Heddon Greta. aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
1387 Lennox Thomas Burwood, Glen Rock, Newcastle 0 miner   Wednesday, 21 October 1891 nf; injury to leg by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
845 Lessels A. Stockton Borehole 40   1933     umw
248 Lever James Elermore Vale, Wallsend 48 miner   Thursday, 4 July 1895 fatal injury from fall of coal; died 9 March 1896 ar1896p85;
1449 Lever Alfred Elemore Vale, Wallsend 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 29 August 1893 nf; burns on face by ignition of loose powder. ar1893p82
1482 Lever James Elermore Vale 0 miner   Thursday, 4 July 1895 nf; severe internal injuries form fall of coal. ar 1895 p. 107.
118 Lewis William Wickham & Bullock Island 64 miner   Friday, 30 July 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114;
210 Lewis Thomas Brown’s No 2 Tunnel, Minmi 26 miner   Monday, 24 April 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal ar1893p82, 96;
436 Lewis D. Seaham No 1 35   1908     umw
552 Lewis G. Richmond Main 29 miner   Monday, 5 January 1914 fatal; death from injuries received by deliberately jumping down shaft whilst temporarily insane ar1914p125
570 Lewis W. South Greta 25   1915     umw
725 Lewis J. Ebbw Vale 60   1924     umw
860 Lewis J. Hebburn 58   1934     umw
1025 Lewis William A. A. Company, Newcastle.   Wheeler   Wednesday, 24 November 1886 nf; severe bruises on leg by fall of jerry. ar1886p114
1079 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. ar1885p122
1104 Lewis Edward Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Wednesday, 5 January 1881 nf; collar bone fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1277 Lewis Thomas Newcastle, Burwood 0 miner   Monday, 4 August 1884 nf; leg fracture by loaded skip. ar 1884 p. 126
1345 Lewis Albert H. Monkwearmouth, West Wallsend   blacksmith   Friday, 21 November 1890 nf; injury to leg by loaded skip. ar 1890 p 199
1348 Lewis Thomas Edward Seaham Colliery 65 fan – engineman   Tuesday, 24 April 1900 fatal; found dead at the boilers- death due to natural causes. ar1900 p 122
1547 Lewis William Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Tuesday, 1 September 1896 nf; loss of left leg by skip; ar 1896 p. 76.
1611 Lewis Benjamin Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 23 August 1897 nf; injury to head and hand by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
1622 Lewis Daniel Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 1 November 1897 nf; head and eye seriously injured by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
1644 Lewis Thomas Wallsend No 2, Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 22 June 1898 nf; badly bruised by fall of roof in pillar workings. See Dryden ar 1898 p. 114
1682 Lewis Benjamin Pacific, Teralba 0 miner   Sunday, 16 January 1898 nf; burns on hands and arm by premature explosion of shot; see also J. Redman. ar 1898 p. 115
670 Lilley C. Waratah 66   1922     umw
904 Lilley C. Richmond Main     1937     umw
969 Lilley Charles Lambton   miner   Friday, 21 March 1879 nf; leg fractured by a fall of coal. ar1879p195
1038 Limb George New Lambton Tunnel C Pit, near Adamstown   miner   Thursday, 17 March 1887 nf; right leg and left hip fractured by fall of coal. ar1887p116
420 Lindsay J. East Greta 19   1907     umw
722 Lindsay A. Stanford Merthyr 17   1924     umw
1014 Lindsay John New Park, Singleton   miner   Thursday, 24 June 1886 nf; fracture of jaw-bone by fall of stone. ar1886p114
889 Lindsley A. Maitland Extended No 4 44   1936     umw
793 Liphot J. New Lambton 41   1927     umw
212 Lister Edward Fanning A.A. Co’s New Winning   miner   Thursday, 7 December 1893 fatal injury by fall of coal umw
1658 Livingston Archd. New Winning 0 miner   Friday, 19 August 1898 nf; severe injury to back by fall of shale roof ( stone) whilst working top band coal. ar 1898 p. 114
331 Livingstone D. Stockton 44   1901     umw
837 Livingstone W. Aberdare Extended 68   1932     umw
1140 Llewellyn Thomas Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 17 April 1882 nf; thigh fracture by fall of coal ar1882p115
1613 Lloyd Francis Lambton 0 miner   Friday, 10 September 1897 nf; fracture of ribs and injury to shoulder by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
1609 Lock Thomas Wickham & Bullock Island 0 shiftman   Sunday, 22 August 1897 nf; thigh broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
689 Locking G. Bellbird 25     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1116 Logan Oliver Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 23 May 1881 nf; arm fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
15 Long P. Wallsend B Pit     1872   details not found. umw
1266 Long William East Waratah, near New Lambton 0 wheeler   Friday, 7 March 1884 nf; leg fracture by loaded skip. ar 1884 p 126
89 Longworth Thomas Elsemere, Rix’s Creek, Singleton 64 miner   Tuesday, 30 September 1884 fatal; killed by fall of roof (top coal and stone)acknowledged efforts of William Longworth & William Hughes in rescue attempt. See also George West ar1884p126,141;
342 Longworth John Dudley 43   1902   fatal; fall of coal; lived at New Lambton. umw; aa 15/9/1902 p 4.
756 Lonsdale Joseph Redhead 49     Thursday, 21 January 1926 fatal injury; severe burns; of Colishaw St., Redhead explosion. umw; ma 22/1/1926 p 11
1047 Lonsdale George Brown’s, Minmi   driver   Wednesday, 3 August 1887 nf; leg fracture by fall from horse. ar1887p116, 135
632 Lord J. South Greta 19   1919     umw
1292 Lord Jno. A. A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 14 October 1889 nf; injuries to neck and chest from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1645 Lorraine Michael Wickham & Bullock Island 0 miner   Wednesday, 22 June 1898 nf; burnt and bruised by shot blowing through from adjoining bord into his wall. ar 1898 p. 114
1461 Lott George Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Tuesday, 3 April 1894 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
847 Louis J. Werris Creek 27   1933     umw
1356 Lovedale George Newcastle – Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 28 January 1891 nf; injury to back and hips by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 188
461 Lucas W. Pelaw Main 29   1910     umw
1473 Ludwig Thomas Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Monday, 1 October 1894 nf; injury to back by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
966 Lundy Thomas Newcastle, Wallsend   Deputy overman   Saturday, 1 March 1879 nf; burnt by an explosion of gas in the mine. ar1879p195
1232 Lundy William Lambton 0 sinker   Thursday, 1 July 1869 nf; lost one eye and hand whilst sinking. ar1870p430
1315 Luton Ambrose Waratah New Tunnel 29 miner   Monday, 17 February 1873 fatal; hip crushed by fall of coal; ‘got out alive but expired within a few minutes after reaching his house..leaves a wife and four children to mourn their loss..steady sober man greatly respected’ ma 25/2/1873
315 Lynch Thomas New Winning, Newcastle 41 miner   Friday, 26 October 1900 fatal injury by fall of top ‘band’ of coal (roof). ar1900p123;
633 Lynch H. Abermain No 1 28   1919     umw
951 Lynch A. Bloomfield Main 48   1939     umw
14 Lytleton J. A.A. Co’s Pit     1871   details not found. umw
749 Maddison J. Redhead 67   1925     umw
1111 Maddison James Cooperative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 7 March 1881 nf; collar bone fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
1483 Maddison Henry Elermore Vale 0 driver   Thursday, 11 July 1889 nf; fracture of leg by loaded skip. ar 1895 p. 107.
1555 Maher Denis Wickham & Bullock Island 0 onsetter   Tuesday, 24 November 1896 nf; fracture of ribs by cage. ar 1896 p. 76.
534 Maifie J. Duckenfield 51   1913     umw
1154 Maltman John Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 8 November 1882 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1882p115
807 Manbey A. Stockton Borehole 40   1929     umw
1336 Manghan Bernip Greta 0 miner   Wednesday, 19 November 1890 nf; injury to back by fall of coal. ar1890p198
187 Manning John A.A. Co’s No 2 Pit 38 miner   Wednesday, 25 November 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1891p189
312 Manning Charles H. Sydney Harbour Colliery, Balmain 25 sinker   Saturday, 17 March 1900 see details; bucket… tippling over ar1900p123
135 Mansfield John Northumberland, Fassifern   sinker   Monday, 9 April 1888 fatal injuries by a piece of stone falling down shaft ar1888p132,133
1574 Marchem Alexander Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 endless-clip boy   Friday, 28 May 1897 nf; thigh broken by a runaway tub. ar 1897 p. 107
511 Marks A. Wallarah 29   1912     umw
915 Marks R. North Wallarah 72   1937     umw
1123 Marks Henry Wallarah 0 surface man   Thursday, 1 June 1893 nf; injury to leg on railway ar1893p97
285 Marsh James Greta 40 miner   Thursday, 21 April 1898 fatal injuries struck by prop ar1898p112;
1161 Marsh Samuel New Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 12 December 1882 nf; cut on head – coal falling against a prop ar1882p115
1307 Marsh Samuel New Duckenfield, New Lambton 0 miner   Friday, 1 February 1889 nf; severe wounds and fractured leg by fall of coal. ar 1889 p 177
985 Marshall John Lambton 0 miner   Friday, 30 July 1880 nf; leg fractured by fall of coal. ar1880p211.
145 Mason Daniel A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit   miner   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; killed by a fall or crush of roof in a cross-cut district. ar1889p177; ross57;w&p Aug3, 1889;
437 Mason W. South Greta 52   1908     umw
750 Mason W. Bellbird 63   1925     umw
1392 Mason Robert Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Wednesday, 25 November 1891 nf; fracture of thigh by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
1446 Mason Richard Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Thursday, 24 August 1893 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar1893p82
486 Masters J. Pelaw Main 23   1911     umw
438 Matthews S. Pelaw Main 49   1908     umw
916 Matthews R. Elrington 45   1937     umw
1006 Matthews Wm. Wallsend   miner   Friday, 9 April 1886 nf; fractured arm and injuries to back by fall of stone. ar1886p114
808 Maurice L. Wallarah 22   1929     umw
257 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 ar1897p106,110
224 Maxwell Robert Greta 28 miner   Wednesday, 20 March 1895 fatal injury by fall of coal ar1895p94; umw.
1215 McAlister John Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 4 October 1870 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1870p8
1619 McAlister James Stockton 0 miner   Monday, 4 October 1897 nf; crushed about the lions by fall of coal whilst setting a sprag. ar 1897 p. 108
240 McAlpin Sydney Sinclair Stockton 21 miner   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; ross76,77;pri;
241 McAlpin Thomas Laidlaw Stockton 23 miner   Sunday, 6 December 1896 fatal; died from the inhalation of carbon monoxide gas; jury at inquest were unable to agree and were discharged without a verdict being given. See others also. (9) ar1896p76; pri;
952 McAlpine A. Pelaw Main 68   1939     umw
1385 McBlane Robert Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Monday, 28 September 1891 nf; fracture of ribs by skips. ar 1891 p 189
495 McCallum C. Aberdare 49   1912     umw
137 McCarron E. West Wallsend 22 sinker   Thursday, 22 March 1888 fatal injuries by loaded bucket falling down shaft ar1888p132,133
91 McCleary Robert Duckenfield Minmi 28 miner   Saturday, 22 March 1884 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1884p126;
258 McCosker Bernard Gunnedah 21 miner   Friday, 22 January 1897 fatal injuries…by fall of coal …more… ar1897p106
259 McCroraly Thomas Co -Operative, Plattsburg 68 miner   Wednesday, 29 September 1897 fatal; killed by fall of coal…died two hours later…more.. ar1897p106
1623 McDermott John Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 15 November 1897 nf; leg broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
203 McDonald T. Wickham & Bullock Island 28   1892   details not found umw
571 McDonald T. Hebburn 22   1915     umw
1371 McDonald William Stockton 0 deputy   Friday, 7 January 1898 nf; knocked over by a runway horse..suffering from scalp wounds. See also John Barber. ar 1898 p 113
1421 McDonald James Young Wallsend 0 engineman   Saturday, 28 May 1892 nf; scalded by the bursting of s steam pipe. ar 1892 p 87
1647 McDonald James Stockton 0 miner   Friday, 24 June 1898 nf; leg broken by fall of coal, which he was pulling down from the face. ar 1898 p. 114
279 McDougall James Dudley, Charlestown 16 flatter   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
1150 McEwen John Hidden Treasure, New Lambton 0 miner   Thursday, 14 September 1882 nf; leg injured by fall of coal ar1882p115
498 McFadden J. Hebburn 55   1912     umw
284 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. ar1889p112;
228 McGhee William A.A. Co. New Winning, Newcastle 43 deputy   Tuesday, 4 June 1895 fatal injury by fall of stone; died 5 June ar1895p94; umw.
690 McGlaughlan J. Bellbird 36     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
671 McGrafth N. Stanford Merthyr 22   1922     umw
204 McGregor Stewart Lambton 54     Wednesday, 21 September 1892 fatal; umw;
1217 McGregor William Anvil Creek 0 miner   Tuesday, 18 October 1870 nf; leg fracture &; fall of coal. ar1870p8
598 McGregory W. East Greta     1917     umw
828 McGuiness J. Belmont 57   1931     umw
1634 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. ar 1898 p. 114
1540 McIlvenie James Greta 0 miner   Saturday, 25 July 1896 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
634 McIntyre F. West Wallsend 18   1919     umw
1273 McIntyre Andrew Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Friday, 18 July 1884 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of stone. ar 1884 p. 126
1717 McKenzie Colin Stanford Merthyr 0 bricklayer   Sunday, 29 October 1905 nf; thigh broken; of West Maitland. aa 30/10/1905 p. 5
1450 McLaughlan John Maryland, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 12 September 1893 nf; fracture of coal bone and ribs by fall of coal. ar1893p82
1066 McLaughlin Andrew Co-operative, Plattsburg   miner   Tuesday, 13 December 1887 nf; leg fracture by a fall of coal. ar1887p116,136
421 McLean H. Hebburn No 2 38   1907     umw
462 McLean J. Pelaw Main 42   1910     umw
1021 McLean Alex. Wickham & Bullock Island   miner   Thursday, 9 September 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1886p114
1151 McLean Charles A. A. Co., Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 16 October 1882 nf; severe injuries, concussion, to spine by fall of coal ar1882p115
1037 McLuskie John Co-operative, Plattsburg   miner   Friday, 4 March 1887 nf; leg and knee crushed by fall of coal. ar1887p116
1080 McLuskie John Co-operative Colliery 0 ns   Saturday, 17 October 1885 nf; boy…fracture of thigh and wound in leg…by loaded skips. ar1885p122
572 McMillan J. Abermain No 1 26   1915     umw
871 McMillan D. Abermain 52   1935     umw
1434 McNaughton Thomas A. A. No. 2. 0 miner   Tuesday, 21 March 1893 nf; internal injuries from fall of coal. ar1893p97
848 McQuillan W. Happy Valley 61   1933     umw
349 McVicar A. Hetton 23   1903     umw
1459 McWilliams James Seaham , West Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 28 March 1894 nf; injury to spine by fall of coal. ar 1894 p. 83
146 Meadows John A.A. Co’s Hamilton Pit 30 shiftman   Saturday, 22 June 1889 fatal; died by being entombed in cross – cut district; ‘died of starvation after seven days’ ar1889p177; ross57;W&P11Sept1889;
648 Meagher D. Bellbird 17   1920     umw
220 Medlam Joseph James East Greta, West Maitland   onsetter   Saturday, 3 November 1894 fatal injuries by cage on incline ar1894p83
1593 Medlicott Thomas Newcastle Co. A. Pit 0 miner   Wednesday, 16 March 1898 nf; compound fracture of right leg; the leg was afterwards amputated in Newcastle Hospital. Fracture caused by a piece of coal blown from a shot. ar 1898 p. 114
1003 Medows John A.A. Company, Newcastle   shiftsman   Wednesday, 24 March 1886 nf; thigh fractured by loaded skips. ar1886p114
1640 Meiklejohn John Wallsend 0 horse – driver   Monday, 13 June 1898 nf; right foot severely bruised by loaded skip. ar 1898 p. 114
1285 Metcalfe John U. Wallsend 0 wheeler   Thursday, 8 August 1889 nf; fracture of the thigh. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
608 Middleton J. Southham 63   1917     umw
1314 Middleton Henry Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 14 March 1889 nf; crushed about hips by fall of coal. ar 1889 p 176
600 Milburn W. Stockton Borehole     1917     umw
1090 Milburne James Wallsend 0 miner   Friday, 20 July 1888 nf; severe left leg fracture by fall of coal ar1888p158
1190 Milburne James Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 26 July 1888 nf; ar1888p132
22 Miller W. Redhead Tunnel     1873   details not found. umw
211 Miller Benjamin Brown’s No 2 Tunnel, Minmi 35 miner   Thursday, 8 June 1893 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1893p82, 97;
780 Miller W. Redhead 37   1927     umw
784 Miller J. John Darling 64   1927     umw
849 Miller J. Hebburn 43   1933     umw
1494 Miller James snr. Newcastle Wallsend 0 shiftman   Friday, 15 November 1895 nf; injury to back and chest by falling from timber trolley. ar 1895 p. 107.
1625 Miller John Maryland, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 7 December 1897 nf; leg broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
116 Mills William W. Wallsend   trapper   Wednesday, 21 April 1886 fatal injuries by loaded skip ar1886p114
691 Mills C. Bellbird 38     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1105 Mills Daniel Wallsend 0 miner   Thursday, 13 January 1881 nf; thigh fracture by discharged prop falling on. ar1881p115
1218 Mills Thomas Borehole 0 miner   Wednesday, 14 December 1870 nf; severe bruises on head and shoulders by fall of coal. ar1870p8
1251 Mills James Brown’s, Minmi 0 miner   Saturday, 24 February 1883 nf; severely burnt by an explosion of fire damp. ar 1883 p 130
1097 Minchie John South Wallsend 0 sinker   Wednesday, 28 November 1888 nf; serious burns by ignition of fire damp (see also Thomas Jones) ar1888p159
649 Minnican R. Newcastle A     1920     umw
1437 Missi Guivano Dudley 0 miner   Tuesday, 16 May 1893 nf; injury to head from fall of coal. ar1893p97
941 Mitchel John Wallsend B Pit 0     Thursday, 27 February 1873 fatally burnt 2bchecked
59 Mitchell James Newcastle Wallsend 40 experienced miner   Tuesday, 14 September 1880 killed by fall of coal; full report available. ar1880p185;
491 Mitchell A. Brown’s No 4 38   1911     umw
1173 Mitchell John A.A Co., Hamilton 0 wheeler   Tuesday, 2 October 1883 nf; fracture of left arm by being jammed between two full skips ar1883p145
1354 Mitchell John Wallsend B Pit 0     Thursday, 27 February 1873 fatally burnt…died 8 March. pc
1627 Mitchell James Stockton 0 miner   Tuesday, 14 December 1897 nf; two toes broken by a piece of coal falling on his foot. ar 1897 p. 108
409 Mitchison J. Killingworth 26   1906     umw
1118 Moffitt John Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 13 June 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
324 Molloy J. Burwood 26     Wednesday, 13 November 1901   ross106;
866 Monaghan J. John Darling 51   1935     umw
267 Moncrieff Albert East Greta, West Maitland 25 miner   Friday, 18 November 1898 fatal; killed by a fall of roof in No 1 tunnel. ar1898p112;
521 Moncrieff John Young Wallsend 40 miner   Thursday, 11 September 1890 fatal injuries by explosion of powder; died Sept 17 ar1890p199, 184.
726 Money R. Balmain 33   1924     umw
422 Montgomery W. Stanford Merthyr 52   1907     umw
1019 Montgomery Hugh A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Saturday, 21 August 1886 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal. ar1886p114
550 Moodie A. New Winning 26   1914     umw
692 Moodie H. Bellbird 53     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1283 Moody W. J. Newcastle Co. 0 miner   Monday, 12 July 1869 nf; compound fracture of the right thigh from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
1524 Moon James Newcastle Coal Co., Merewether 0 miner   Saturday, 8 February 1896 nf; fracture of arm and injury to head by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 75.
1442 Mooney Richard Lambton 0 miner   Wednesday, 19 July 1893 nf; fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar1893p82
261 Moore Ernest Albert South Greta, Farley 20 miner   Monday, 11 October 1897 fatal injuries whilst riding on train..head in contact with roof…more ar1897p106
345 Moore O. East Greta 15   1903     umw
818 Moran L. Hebburn 62   1930     umw
1592 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. ar 1898 p. 114
635 Mordue J. Dudley 40   1919     umw
1649 Mordue Andrew Hetton 0 horse keeper   Tuesday, 28 June 1898 nf; kicked or knocked down by horse in stable. ar 1898 p. 114
39 Morgan J. New Lambton     1877   details not found. umw
74 Morgan W. (Noah) Ferndale   miner   Tuesday, 21 March 1882 fatal; killed by fall of coal…more ar1882p115; mm23/3/1882
128 Morgan Thomas Burwood 45 miner   Monday, 19 December 1887 fatal; killed by a blow from prop. ar1887p116,135
423 Morgan M. Wallsend 29   1907     umw
447 Morgan T. Rhonda     1909     umw
527 Morgan C. Stanford Merthyr 50   1913     umw
553 Morgan J. Co-Operative 15   1914     umw
693 Morgan J. Bellbird 50     Saturday, 1 September 1923   Ross p317
1341 Morgan William Lambton 0 wheeler   Monday, 15 December 1890 nf; injuries to left side and hips from loaded skip. ar1890p198
1563 Morgan John Newcastle Coal Co A Pit, Merewether 0 screen man   Thursday, 25 February 1897 nf; injury to foot whilst riding on empty coal wagons; crushed between the waggon and wooden uprights. ar 1897 p. 107, 111
1583 Morgan John Stockton 0 miner   Wednesday, 9 February 1898 nf; fall of coal which knocked out sprag; injured man was cutting coal on one side; not serious. ar 1898 p. 113
1541 Moroney Thomas Hetton, Carrington 0 miner   Thursday, 13 August 1896 nf; injury to back by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 76.
768 Morris B. Stanford Merthyr 43   1926     umw
973 Morris George Co-Operative   coupler of skips, etc. (boy)   Monday, 12 May 1879 nf; crushed whilst in the act of coupling a skip. ar1879p195
1052 Morris John Burwood   miner   Friday, 30 September 1887 nf; fracture of arm and injuries to hip by fall of coal. ar1887p116, 135
1692 Morris John Seaham 0 miner   Wednesday, 28 December 1898 nf; ignition of fire damp, which burnt his back, shoulders, arms and face. ar 1898 p. 115
102 Morrow John Wallsend 49 miner 1885   fatal injuries from fall of prop ar1885p115;
535 Morrow J. Wallarah 52   1913     umw
890 Morton S. Ibon 22   1936     umw
1569 Moss John Burwood 0 miner   Tuesday, 18 May 1897 nf; leg fracture by a fall of coal whilst holing. ar 1897 p. 107
280 Mowbray Archd. Dudley, Charlestown 20 assistant onsetter   Monday, 21 March 1898 fatal; explosion of gas and coal dust ar1898p112;
513 Muir W. Seaham 26   1912     umw
935 Mullins R. Stockton Borehole 54   1938     umw
1244 Munro Mathew Borehole 0 horse driver   Thursday, 11 November 1869 nf; leg fracture, kicked by horse; ar 1869 p7
587 Munton James Allan Stanford Merthyr 42 wheeler   Tuesday, 9 May 1916 fatal; fall of coal. umw; mm 10/5/1916
950 Murdoch A. Aberdare Central 60   1939     umw
1654 Murnane Henry Brown’s No 4 Minmi 0 driver on refuse heap   Thursday, 21 July 1898 nf; crushed between tubs of stone on refuse heap; fractured ribs. ar 1898 p. 114
663 Murphy J. South Greta 36   1921     umw
672 Murphy J. Abermain No 2 59   1922     umw
1220 Murphy Michael Lambton 0 ‘experienced and careful’ miner   Thursday, 29 April 1869 fatal from fall of coal; full details. Died 2May. V&P 1869p2
1553 Murphy Thomas Burwood, Merewether 0 miner   Monday, 23 November 1896 nf; injury to lions by fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 76.
470 Murray R. South Great 15   1910     umw
1694 Musgrave J.   41 miner   Thursday, 16 November 1905 nf; Yates (qv) and Musgrave had rammed a hole …when shot went off. Musgrave received slight injuries. aa 17//11/1905 p. 4
197 Nash John Newcastle Co’s A Pit 34 fettler   Wednesday, 11 February 1891 fatal injuries by loaded wagons ar1891p188
514 Nash R. Burwood 64   1912     umw
1223 Nash Michael Borehole 0 miner   Friday, 19 March 1869 nf; leg fracture. V&P.1869p3
1550 Nash Richard Newcastle Coal Co. A Pit, Merewether. 0 miner   Wednesday, 11 November 1896 nf; internal injuries by a fall of coal. ar 1896 p. 76.
769 Naugh D. New Lambton 51   1926     umw
850 Neems W. Elrington 59   1933     umw
93 Newman Peter Maryville Wickham 67 carpenter   Tuesday, 21 October 1884 fatal; killed by falling from off pit frame. ar1884p126;
439 Newman B. Stanford Merthyr 16   1908     umw
472 Newton R. Duckenfield 47   1910     umw
536 Newton S. Lambton B 55   1913     umw
249 Nicholls E. (or Richard) A.A. Co’s No2 Pit 58 miner   Tuesday, 14 January 1896 fatal injury from fall of coal, died 26 Jan ar1896p75;
910 Ninnes J. Bellbird 37   1937     umw
1135 Nix William Brown’s Minmi 0 miner   Thursday, 22 December 1881 nf; leg fracture by fall of coal ar1881p115
891 Nolan A. Cessnock No 2 59   1936     umw
917 North A. CWMDU 49   1937     umw
83 Nugent Edward Buckingham Newcastle Co’s Burwood 24 miner   Saturday, 25 August 1883 fatal injuries by explosion of shot; ‘only getting coal for a few weeks…his heart , liver and intestines were scattered in all directions, death resulting instantaneously’ ar1883p130; mm 28 Aug. 1883
906 Nuttal J. Pelaw Main 55   1937     umw
213 Nuttall Alfred New Anvil Creek, Greta 37 engineman/ engineer   Monday, 24 April 1893 fatal injuries by loaded wagon; knocked down and run over..both legs being severed; died 25/4/1893 ar1893p82, 97; ma 25/4/1893.
1321 Nuttall Charles Linwood, Newcastle 0 banksman   Thursday, 4 April 1889 nf; fractured arm and elbow joint by falling from pit top. ar 1889 p. 176
1057 Oate/Oak James Co-operative, Plattsburg   surface labourer   Friday, 28 October 1887 nf; internal and other injuries, squeezed between a chain and the buffer of a wagon chain. ar1887p116
353 O’Brien T. Rhonda 36   1903     umw
588 O’Brien W. East Greta 41   1916     umw
751 O’Brien M. Hebburn 59   1925     umw
1180 O’Brien E. East Waratah, New Lambton 0 miner   Tuesday, 3 April 1888 nf; ar1888p132
809 O’Connell M. Abermain 66   1929     umw
1013 Odgers Alfred J. Brown’s Minmi   wheeler   Monday, 21 June 1886 nf; fractured arm and internal injuries by loaded skips. ar1886p114
1207 O’Dowd Peter Borehole 0 miner   Monday, 16 May 1870 nf; collar bone fracture ar1870p6
440 O’Hagen F. Seaham 19   1908     umw
1276 O’Hare Owen Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Friday, 25 July 1884 nf; fracture breastbone and severe injury to head by being crushed between the top of a loaded skip and the roof. ar 1884 p. 126
17 O’Keefe E. Hamilton     1872     umw
1642 O’Keefe Patrick Wallsend No 2, Wallsend 0 miner   Monday, 20 June 1898 nf; his mate accidentally struck a pick into his buttock. ar 1898 p. 114
515 Oldham S. Wallsend 19   1912     umw
410 Olgivie A. Seaham 21   1906     umw
727 Oliver R. Aberdare 41   1924     umw
1606 Oliver George Duckenfield, Minmi 0 miner   Wednesday, 18 August 1897 nf; thigh broken by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
829 O’Neil W. Wallarah 62   1931     umw
1051 Oswald John A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Friday, 2 September 1887 nf; compound fracture of leg by fall of coal. ar1887p116, 135
609 Otly H. Rhonda 17   1917     umw
703 O’Toole E. Pelaw Main 36   1923     umw
1725 Oughten George Wallsend Coal Co. 0     Thursday, 27 February 1879 missing after explosion; married with wife and six children, residing in Wallsend. ma 4/3/1879 p6
54 Oughton George Wallsend   miner   Thursday, 27 February 1879 fatal ; killed by crush taking place unexpectedly. ar1879p194,196;
474 Outram J. Abermain 19   1910     umw
492 Outram J. Seaham No 2     1911     umw
1612 Outram Henry Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Tuesday, 31 August 1897 nf; run over by train of tubs when attempting to jump on whilst in motion. Leg had to be amputated. ar 1897 p. 108
1062 Overton James A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Saturday, 26 November 1887 nf; thigh fracture by a fall of coal. ar1887p116, 136.
911 Owen T. Bellbird     1937     umw
1264 Owen Edward New Lambton 0 miner   Monday, 4 February 1884 nf; leg fracture by fall of stone. ar 1884 p 126
1382 Palmer Alf. Greta 0 miner   Tuesday, 18 August 1891 nf; injury to back by fall of coal. ar 1891 p 189
1413 Palmer George Dudley 0 miner   Wednesday, 20 April 1892 nf; Fracture of leg by fall of coal. See also John Sykes. ar 1892 p 87
424 Parker H. Dudley 44   1907     umw
195 Parkes Thomas William Newcastle Wallsend 55 miner   Thursday, 19 November 1891 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1891p189, 203, 204;
1311 Parkes Thomas Wallsend 0 miner   Wednesday, 6 March 1889 nf; leg fractured by fall of coal. ar 1889 p 176
1545 Parkes William Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 24 August 1896 nf; burns by an explosion of powder; see also H. Parkes. ar 1896 p. 76.
1546 Parkes Hugh Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 24 August 1896 nf; burns by an explosion of powder; see also William Parkes. ar 1896 p. 76.
1608 Parkes John Seaham, West Wallsend 0 driver   Monday, 19 August 4897 nf; leg broken by tub running over it. ar 1897 p. 108
1233 Parkinson James Borehole 0 miner   Thursday, 15 April 1869 nf; leg fracture; fall of coal. ar1870p430
1398 Parkinson John Stockton 0 miner   Friday, 15 January 1892 nf; injury to leg and hip by fall of coal. ar 1892 p 87
1357 Parr William South Wallsend, Cardiff 0 miner   Saturday, 31 January 1891 nf; burns to both hands by ignition of core powder. ar 1891 p 188
1287 Parry Thomas Stockton Colliery 0 miner   Tuesday, 17 September 1889 nf; injury to right side of body from fall of coal. ar 1889 p. 194, 177
455 Parsons J. Wallarah 28   1909     umw
1617 Parsons George A. A. Co. No 2 Pit, Newcastle 0 miner   Monday, 27 September 1897 nf; fracture of arm by fall of coal. ar 1897 p. 108
537 Partington M. Abermain No 1 32   1913     umw
955 Partridge K. Maitland Ext No2 16   1939     umw
1018 Pascoe Edward A. A. Company, Newcastle   miner   Tuesday, 20 July 1886 nf; internal injuries by fall of coal. See also Quiding; ar1886p114,125.
229 Pasoce Thomas South Waratah, Charlestown 56 miner   Wednesday, 18 December 1895 fatal injury by fall of stone; died 23 Dec. ar1895p94; umw.
918 Pass S. Hebburn No 2 55   1937     umw
861 Pate A. Abermain No 1 63   1934     umw
1684 Patmore John Ferndale Shafts, Wickham 0 fitter   Friday, 2 December 1898 nf; rendered unconscious by carbon monoxide gas which was exuding into the shaft where they were at work taking out cylinders. See also T. Evans. ar 1898 p. 115
770 Paton D. Stockton Borehole 65   1926     umw
40 Patrick J. Duckenfield Colliery 14   1877     umw
610 Patrick J. Aberdare     1917     umw
1176 Patrick William Cooperative 0 miner   Friday, 16 November 1883 nf; severe injuries to the chest by fall of coal ar1883p145
1134 Patridge Charles Brown’s Minmi 0 labourer   Friday, 18 November 1881 nf; leg fracture- run over by wagons on surface ar1881p115
111 Patterson Edward A.A. Co’s Newcastle 21 miner   Wednesday, 10 March 1886 fatal injuries by fall of coal ar1886p114
325 Patterson W. Burwood 20     Wednesday, 13 November 1901   ross106;
551 Patterson T. New Winning 52   1914     umw
1389 Pattison Alfred Co-operative, Plattsburg 0 miner   Monday, 2 November 1891 nf; fracture of ribs by fall of coal and stone. ar 1891 p 189
953 Paul J. Pelaw Main 36   1939     umw
1571 Paviour William Co-operative, Plattsburg 0