Ayr Colliery Drumley No 1 Pit, Ayr, 1897
Methane explosion caused by a sudden release of gas and a naked light. 7 died & 6 injured.
Auchengarvie Colliery, Ayr, 1895
Inrush of water from a abandoned flooded neighbouring colliery. 10 died.
Caprington Colliery, Ayr, 1909
Inrush of water from old workings. 10 died.
Irvine Colliery, Irvine, 1871
Explosion. 8 died.
Kames Colliery, Muirkirk, 1957
Methane explosion in a non gassy mine where the men were allowed to smoke. A pocket of gas ignited when a match was struck. 17 died.
Knockshinnock Castle Colliery, New Cumnock, 1950
Inrush of a large quantity of waterlogged peat moss drowned the colliery. 12 died.
Portland Colliery, Ayrshire, 1900
Methane explosion caused by a naked light. 6 died.