Men and boys killed at Bowburn Colliery

Accident Died Name Age Address Occupaton Nature of accident comment Seam
27/06/1912 27/06/1912 Joseph Ferguson 17 34, Steavenson Street, Bowburn Rope boy Caught in the rope

07/02/1922 07/02/1922 William Kemp Wheatley 30 6, Steavenson Street, Bowburn Stoneman Fall of stone

29/03/1923 20/05/1923 Benjamin Hepple 57 19, Durham Road, Bowburn Stoneman Blow on head

27/10/1923 06/11/1923 Edward Cranson 15 Church Street, Coxhoe Pony driver Tub derailed
Busty
18/9/1925 21/09/1925 Thomas Robinson 27 12, Burn Street, Bowburn Hewer Fall of stone Died 18/0919/25? Busty
29/09/1930 29/09/1930 John Allison 29 Steavenson Street, Bowburn Hewer Fall of stone

17/05/1932 30/05/1932 William Cowings 58 10, Burn Street, Bowburn Onsetter Crushed by tubs
Busty
13/01/1933 15/02/1933 Stephen Allison 18 7, Bow Street, Bowburn Rope lad

Busty
13/10/1933 13/10/1933 Robert Moore 14 8, Carnaby s Buildings, Tursdale Belt lad Caught by screens

04/06/1934 04/06/1934 Scott Barlow 26 Quarrington Hill Cutter man Electrocuted

29/01/1934 17/11/1934 George Connaughton 36 Thinford Road, Coxhoe Cutterman


29/01/1935 30/01/1935 James Lawson 46 Spennymoor Stoneman Fall of stone

25/06/1935 12/07/1935 John Pennock 19 14, Heugh Hall Street Hand putter Fall of stone
Harvey
14/12/1935 14/12/1935 Joseph Platts 51 Hawthorn Crescent, Quarrington Hill Coal cutter Fall of stone
Harvey
18/05/1936 18/05/1936 Christopher Smallwood 51 Broom Lane Terrace, Ushaw Moor Stoneman Fall of stone
Harvey
01/12/1938 01/12/1938 Joseph Hutchinson 43 West Cornforth Stoneman

Harvey
24/12/1938 24/12/1938 Michael Richard Marr jnr. 21 Dinsdale House, Tursdale Suction plant worker Fall of stone
Harvey
07/11/1939 07/11/1939 Thomas William Kendle 31 27, Park House Gardens, Sherburn Deputy Accident on the sets

20/12/1939 20/12/1939 Nicholas Swainston 20 15, Newburn Avenue, Bowburn Datal worker Crushed by tubs
Harvey
17/08/1940 17/08/1940 William Thompson 55 14, High Blocks, Metal Bridge Stoneman Fall of stone
Harvey
18/02/1942 18/02/1942 Robert William Stapleton 43 “Roslyn House”, Shincliffe Filler Fall of stone

30/04/1942 30/04/1942 William Scott 19 87, The Grove, Coxhoe Haulage hand (datal worker) Crushed

03/05/1943 03/05/1943 Joseph Blythe 57 66, High Street South, Langley Moor Shifter Caught by set
Low Main
23/05/1944 23/05/1944 Wm. Dennis Gibson 18 60, Moorlands, Gilesgate Hoist hand Explosion
Harvey
01/06/1944 21/06/1944 Richard Hewison 45 Old Row, Tursdale Stoneman Fall of stone

27/09/1944 27/09/1944 Joseph Watson 39 46, Railway Terrace, Willington Hewer Fractured skull
Busty
21/04/1945 21/04/1945 Naisbett Wilson 37 14, Bishop’s Close Street, Spennymoor Stoneman Fractured skull
Harvey
15/12/1945 15/12/1945 Alexander Weir 26 West Cornforth  (formerly 74, The Grove, Coxhoe)
Accident on the sets

16/05/1946 16/05/1946 John Adair Halliday 20 13, Burn Street, Bowburn Apprentice joiner Run over by locomotive

12/08/1946 12/08/1946 Andrew Hunter Smith 53 25, Durham Road, Bowburn
Fall of stone

14/12/1944 28/11/1946 James William Knight 61 22, Norton Avenue, Bowburn Filler Runaway tram

27/01/1944 18/01/1947 George Todd Hogg 59 25, Bogma Avenue, Coxhoe Stoneman Fall of stone

28/02/1947 28/02/1947 William Joseph Bateson 29 70, Long Row, Coxhoe Driller Electrocuted

15/10/1936 26/01/1948 John Thomas Rose 39 20, Dale Street, Ushaw Moor Cutter Fall of stone

09/03/1948 09/03/1948 Sidney Blackburn 22 56, Steavenson Street, Bowburn Bank hand Fell down shaft

18/03/1948 18/03/1948 Frederick William Crossley 41 58, Park Avenue Stoneman Fall of stone
Busty
04/05/1948 26/05/1948 James Beattie Bell 46 5, Durham Road, Bowburn Filler Hernia (open)

25/10/1948 25/10/1948 Thomas Stoker 55 15, New Road Terrace, West Cornforth Stoneman Fall of stone
Harvey
30/11/1951 30/11/1951 Edwin Bryan 53 10, High Blocks, Metal Bridge



07/04/1952 07/04/1952 William Morgan 49 17, Mavin Street, Durham Deputy


09/07/1952 09/07/1952 Henry Morton 25 88, Jubilee Crescent, Sherburn Hill


Hutton
09/02/1953 09/02/1953 Joseph Bunce 44 Cornforth Lane, Coxhoe



28/05/1956 28/05/1956 Ralph Meggison Carter 49 33, Kepier Crescent, Gilesgate Moor


Harvey
14/06/1956 14/06/1956 Hugh Bryden 18 formerly of Laurel Avenue, GilesgatePony putter

Busty?
04/10/1957 04/10/1957 Surtees Simpson 57 123, Park Avenue Deputy Fall of stone

02/09/1958 02/09/1958 John William Hutchinson 41 61, Ramsay Street, Tursdale
Fall of stone

20/02/1962 20/02/1962 James Lawrence Ellerby 50 51, Prince Charles Avenue, Bowburn Puller

Low Main

02/08/1962 William Peverall 48 70, Wakenshaw Road, Gilesgate
Fall of stone Accident 1943 Harvey
20/05/1963 20/05/1963 George (Micky) Milburn 42 1, Margaret Court, Bowburn Bargain man Fall of stone
Brockwell
11/11/1964 11/11/1964 Thomas Corner 50 12, Steavenson Street, Bowburn Deputy Joy Loader accident
Brockwell
02/05/1966 02/05/1966 Tommy Charlton Calder 50 45, High Street, Carrville Stoneman Fall of stone 
Harvey
12/05/1966 12/05/1966 Adam Harker Cowley 60 19, George Street, Sherburn
Crushed by tubs
Busty