Mining Accidents - CALLOW William

Name: CALLOW William
Age: 0
Date: 10/05/1897
Year: 1897
Colliery: Snaefell lead
Owner: Snaefell Lead Mining Co Ltd
County: Isle of Man
Notes: On descending the shaft to go to their work on a Monday morning, they were overcome by carbonic oxide generated by an underground fire, of which they were wholly unaware. The timber in a level had taken fire accidentally probably from a lighted candle end stuck up against it on the previous Saturday. 19 killed and 5 injured of whom 1 died 26th May.