Mining Disasters in Great Britain - 1800

MINING DISASTERS IN GREAT BRITAIN (Master List) Notes by © Ian Winstanley.

CONTENTS 1800-19

  • TOWNELEY MAIN or STELLA PIT. Greenside ‘A’ Pit. Durham. 1801.
  • BARMBY FURSCOE. Yorkshire. 1803.
  • WALLSEND. ‘C’ Pit. Gateshead, Durham. 25th. September, 1803.
  • HURLET PIT. Paisley, Midlothian, 1805.
  • BARMBY FURSCOE. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 19th. August, 1805.
  • HEBBURN. Hebburn, Durham. 21st. October, 1805.
  • OXCLOSE. Oxclose, Durham. 29th. November, 1805.
  • FENTON PARK. Fenton Park, Staffordshire. 1806.
  • MOSTYN. Mostyn, Denbighshire. 1806.
  • ST. HELENS. St.Helens, Lancashire. June 1806.
  • UNNAMED. Dudley, Staffordshire. 1806.
  • WHITEHAVEN. Whitehaven, Cumberland. 1806.
  • KILLINGWORTH. Killingworth, Northumberland. 28th. March, 1806.
  • HARRATON COLLIERY. Row Pit. Harraton, Durham. 29th. November, 1808.
  • EAST ARDSLEY. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 30th. June, 1809.
  • KILLINGWORTH. Killingworth, Northumberland. 14th. September, 1809.
  • BRANDLING MAIN. Jarrow, Durham. 25th. May, 1812.
  • HARRINGTON MILL PIT. Pensher, Durham. 10th. October, 1812.
  • COLLINGWOOD MAIN. Burdon Main. Chirton, Durham. 17th. July, 1813.
  • FATFIELD. Hall Pit. Chester-le-Street, Durham. 28th. September, 1813.
  • FELLING. Felling, Durham. 24th. December, 1813.
  • HEBBURN. Hebburn, Durham. 12th. August, 1814.
  • HEATON. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Durham. 3rd. May, 1815.
  • NEWBOTTLE. Success Pit. Newbottle, Durham. 2nd. June, 1815.
  • SHERIFF HILL. Isabella Pit. Gateshead, Durham. 27th. June, 1815.
  • COLLINGWOOD MAIN. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. 17th. July, 1815.
  • NEWBOTTLE. Newbottle, Durham. 31st. July, 1815.
  • SHERIFF HILL. Gateshead, Durham. 11th. December 1815.
  • PLAIN PIT. Rainton, Durham. 18th. December, 1815.
  • UNNAMED. Shropshire, 1816.
  • ROSCOE’S. Bagillt, Flint. 1816 or 1817.
  • WALBOTTLE. Wellington Pit. Walbottle, Durham. 28th. April, 1816.
  • WILLIAM PIT. Whitehaven, Cumberland. Between 1817 and 1824.
  • SOUTH SHIELDS. South Shields, Durham. 31st May, 1817.
  • HARRATON. Row Pit. Harraton. Durham. 30th. June, 1817.
  • NOVA SCOTIA. Harraton, Durham. 2nd. July, 1817.
  • JARROW. Jarrow, Durham. 25th. September, 1817.
  • RAINTON. Plain Pit. Rainton, Durham. 18th. December, 1817.
  • SHERIFF HILL. Gateshead, Durham. 19th. July, 1819.
  • LUMLEY. George Pit. Chester-le-Street, Northumberland. 9th. October, 1819.



CONTENTS 1820-39

  • CUMGWRACH. Neath, Glamorganshire.9th. June, 1820.
  • NORCROFT. Cawthorne, Yorkshire. 23rd. May 1821.
  • NESHAMS. Newbottle, Durham. 19th. October, 1821.
  • FELLING. Gateshead, Durham. 23rd. October, 1821.
  • WALLSEND. ‘A’ Pit. Wallsend, Northumberland. 23rd. October, 1821.
  • EBENEZER. West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Late October, 1821.
  • UNNAMED. Sheffield, Yorkshire. July 1822.
  • WALKER. Walker, Durham. 1823.
  • RAINTON. Plain Pit. Rainton, Durham. 3rd. November, 1823.
  • LUMLEY. George Pit. Chester-le-Street, Durham. 25th. October, 1824.
  • NEWBOTTLE. Dolly Pit. 19th. November, 1824.
  • CWNLLYN. Swansea Valley, Glamorganshire. 1825.
  • GARFORTH. Middleton, Yorkshire. 12th. January, 1825.
  • FATFIELD. Judith Pit. Chester-le-Street, Durham. 3rd. July, 1825.
  • JARROW. Jarrow, Northumberland. 17th. January, 1826.
  • TOWNLEY MAIN. Townley, Durham. 30th. May, 1826.
  • HEWORTH. Heworth, Durham. 5th. September, 1826.
  • UNNAMED. Near Llanelli, Glamorganshire. About 1827.
  • JARROW. Jarrow, Northumberland. 15th. March, 1828
  • FLINT. Flint, Flintshire. 20th. May, 1828.
  • HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING. Houghton-le-Spring, Durham. 1st. September, 1828.
  • WASHINGTON. ‘I’ Pit. Washington, Durham. 20th. November, 1828.
  • PEMBERTON. Wigan, Lancashire. 24th. April, 1830.
  • JARROW. Jarrow, Northumberland. 3rd. August, 1830.
  • HAYDOCK. Haydock, Lancashire. May, 1831.
  • WILLINGTON. High Pit. Willington, Durham. 20th. September, 1831.
  • CROFT PIT, Whitehaven, Cumberland. 15th November 1831
  • NEWBOTTLE. Fencehouses, Durham. 15th. June, 1832.
  • HAYDOCK. Haydock, Lancashire. September, 1832.
  • KINGSWOOD. Kingswood, Northumberland. 2nd. May, 1833.
  • SPRINGWELL. ‘B’ Pit. Gateshead, Northumberland. 9th. May, 1833.
  • LINDLEY TOP. Huddersfield, Yorkshire. 30th. May, 1833.
  • BELLA PIT. Workington, Cumberland. 20th. September, 1833.
  • MOORSLEY. Moorsley, Durham. 22nd. November, 1833.
  • APEDALE. Staffordshire. 1835.
  • SHELTON. Staffordshire. 1835.
  • LITTLE LEVER. Bolton, Lancashire. 1835.
  • ST.HELENS. St.Helens, Lancashire. 1835.
  • UNNAMED. Wigan, Lancashire. 1835.
  • HETTON. Downs Pit. Fencehouses, Durham. 3rd. February, 1835.
  • WHITLEY, Durham, 1st. May 1835.
  • WALLSEND. Wallsend, Northumberland. 18th. June, 1835.
  • PUMPHOUSE. Dudley Port, West Bromwich. 2nd. November, 1835.
  • BURDON MAIN. Burdon, Durham. 19th. November, 1835.
  • DOWNS PIT. Hetton, Northumberland. 28th. January, 1836.
  • ROBIN HOOD. Wakefield Yorkshire. 16th. February, 1836.
  • HEBBURN ‘B’. Hebburn, Northumberland. 19th. July, 1836.
  • WEDGEWOOD’S. Burslem, Staffordshire. 26th. September, 1836.
  • BLACKROD. Bolton, Lancashire. 6th. October, 1836.
  • BOG. Wakefield, Yorkshire. 13th. December, 1836.
  • OLDBURY. Oldbury, Straffordshire. February, 1837.
  • ARGOED. Mold, Flintshire. 10th. May, 1837.
  • BRIGHT SOFT PIT. Shipley, Nottingham. 13th. June, 1837.
  • OLD COAL PIT. Blaina, Monmouthshire. 17th. September, 1837.
  • ISABELLA, UNION and LADY PITS, Workington, Cumberland. 28th. July, 1837.
  • SPRINGWELL. Gateshead, Durham. 6th. December, 1837.
  • SPRINGWELL, Gateshead, Durham. 6th. December, 1837.
  • NANTYGLO. Blaina, Monmouthshire, c.7th. December, 1837.
  • ROBIN HOOD. Wakefield Yorkshire. 16th. February, 1838.
  • RUSHY PARK. St.Helens, Lancashire. June, 1838.
  • HUSKAR. Moorend Pit. Silkstone, Barnsley. 4th. July 1836
  • LOWCA. John Pit. Whitehaven, Cumberland. 24th. October, 1838.
  • CINDER PITS. Blaenavon, Glamorganshire. 28th. November, 1838.1
  • WALLSEND. Gateshead, Northumberland. 19th. December, 1838.1
  • WILLIAM PIT. Whitehaven, Cumberland. 18th. February, 1839.2
  • ST.HILDAS. South Shields, Durham. 28th. June, 1839.3
  • KINGSWOOD. Kingswood, Somerset. 27th. May, 1839.5
  • WELLSWAY Midsomer Norton, Somerset. 5th November 18396



CONTENTS 1840-9

  • ROTHWELL HAIGH. Victoria Pit. Leeds, Yorkshire. 24th. January, 1840.
  • MOSTYN. Mostyn, Flintshire. July, 1840.
  • St. DAVID’S PIT. Llangennech. Llanelli, Glamorganshire. 6th. July, 1840.
  • FARNACRES. Farnacres, Durham. 23rd. October, 1840.
  • QUARTER. Hamilton Fifeshire. 16th. March, 1841.
  • BIGGES PIT. Willington, Northumberland. 19th. April, 1841.
  • THORNLEY. Thornley, Durham. 5th. August, 1841.
  • BRIETWHISTLE. Dewsbury, Yorkshire. 19th. October, 1841.
  • MOUNT OSBORNE. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 21st. or 22nd. November, 1841.
  • BLACK MINE Flowery Field. Hyde, Cheshire. 8th. April, 1842.
  • FARNACRES. Gateshead, Northumberland. 9th. December, 1842.
  • STORMONT MAIN. Wreckington, Durham, 5th. April, 1843.
  • CLEVELAND. Staffordshire. June, 1843.
  • GREENFIELDS ASH PIT. Broadfield, Staffordshire. 26th. June, 1843.
  • SHERIFF HILL, Durham. 5th. August, 1843.
  • HOLLY HALL, Dudley, Staffordshire. 30th. August, 1843.
  • WINSTANLEY. Wigan, Lancashire. 20th. November, 1843.
  • DINAS MIDDLE PIT. Glamorganshire. 1st. January, 1844.
  • DUKE PIT. Whitehaven, Cumberland. 11th. January, 1844.
  • WEST MOOR. Killingworth, Northumberland. 18th. January, 1844.
  • LANDSHIPPING. Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. 14th. February, 1844.
  • FIVE WAYS. Rowley Regis, Staffordshire. 19th. August, 1844.
  • HASWELL. Haswell, Northumberland. 28th. September, 1844.
  • MINERA. Wrexham, Denbighshire. December, 1844.
  • HAYES WOOD. Somerset. February, 1845.
  • HASWELL. Haswell, Durham. April, 1845.
  • WEST MOOR. Killingworth, Northumberland. 3rd. April, 1845.
  • OLD DUFFRYN. Aberdare, Glamorganshire. 1st. August, 1845.
  • JARROW. Jarrow, Northumberland. 21st. August, 1845.
  • NEWTON, Haydock, Lancashire. 5th. November, 1845.
  • TOFTSHAW BOTTOM. Bradford, Yorkshire. 1st. January, 1846.
  • RISCA. Black Vein Pit. Monmouthshire. 14th. January, 1846.
  • FIRE CLAY PIT. Bilston, Staffordshire. 15th. April, 1846.
  • EAST WHEAL ROSE. Newlyn, Cornwall. 9th. July, 1846.
  • BOGLE HOLE PIT. Glasgow, Lanarkshire. 28th. September, 1846.
  • ROUNDS GREEN NEW PIT. Oldbury, Staffordshire. 17th. November, 1846.
  • BURGH. Coppull, Lancashire. 24th. November, 1846.
  • PARR. St.Helens, Lancashire. January, 1847.
  • THE OAKS . Barnsley, Yorkshire. 24th. January 1847.
  • WESTLEIGH. Leigh, Lancashire. 28th. January, 1847.
  • DARLEY MAIN. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 29th. January, 1847.
  • ARDSLEY MAIN. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 5th. March, 1847.
  • BEESTON MAIN. Leeds, Yorkshire, 17th. May, 1847.
  • GERARDS BRIDGE. St. Helens, Lancashire. 2nd. June, 1847.
  • FELLING. Tyne Main Pit. Felling, Durham. 22nd. June, 1847.
  • KIRKLESS HALL. Wigan, Lancashire. 28th. June, 1847.
  • INCE HALL. Wigan, Lancashire. 30th. November, 1847.
  • NANTYGLOW. Monmouthshire. December, 1847.
  • HEATHFIELD. Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. 9th. February, 1848.
  • KIRKLESS HALL. Wigan, Lancashire. 28th. June, 1847.
  • INCE HALL. Wigan, Lancashire. 30th. November, 1847.
  • VICTORIA PIT. Dukinfield, Lancashire. 23rd. February, 1848.
  • EAGLESBUSH. Neath. Glamorganshire. 29th. March, 1848.
  • VICTORIA IRON WORKS. Aberdare, Monmouthshire. 24th. April, 1848.
  • LODGE PIT. Dawley, Shropshire. 29th. May, 1848.
  • BLACK VEIN IRONSTONE MINE. Aberdare, Glamorganshire. June, 1848.
  • VICTORIA IRON WORKS. Aberdare, Monmouthshire, 21st. June, 1848.
  • POLKA PIT. Murton, Durham. 15th. August, 1848.
  • ALBION. Hindley Green, Lancashire. 28th. August, 1848.
  • SENELEY GREEN. Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. 24th. October, 1848.
  • WHINNY HILL. Cleator Moor. Cumberland. 28th. October, 1848.
  • DARLEY MAIN. Worsborough Dale, Yorkshire. 24th. January, 1849.
  • VICTORIA. Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. February, 1849.
  • BIRD-IN-TH’-HAND. Eccleston, Lancashire. 26th February, 1849.
  • INCE HALL. Middle Patricroft Pit. Hindley, Lancashire. 6th. March, 1849.
  • WERFA. Aberdare, Glamorganshire. 16th. May, 1849.
  • LLANTWIT. Pontypridd, Glamorganshire. 19th. May, 1849.
  • HEBBURN. Hebburn, Durham. 5th. June, 1849.
  • LAFFACK. St. Helens, Lancashire. 23rd. June, 1849.
  • GREAT BRIDGE, Friary Field. Dudley, Staffordshire. 26th. June, 1849.
  • MINERA. Wrexham, Denbighshire. 20th. July, 1849.
  • LETTY SHANKLIN. Aberdare, Glamorganshire. 10th.August, 1849.
  • CWMYNANTDDU. Pontypool, Glamorganshire. 16th. August, 1849.
  • WISHAW, Scotland. 13th. August, 1849.