Blackwell “A” Winning Colliery, Alfreton, 1895
Coal dust explosion. 7 died.
Clay Cross Colliery, Chesterfield, 1861
Inrush of water from old workings. 22 died.
Clay Cross Colliery, Chesterfield, 1865
Methane explosion caused by naked lights. 7 died.
Clay Cross Colliery Parkhouse No.7, Clay Cross, 1882
Explosions. 45 died.
Cresswell Colliery, Cresswell, 1950
Conveyor fire. 82 died from Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
Grassmore Colliery, Chesterfield, 1933
Methane explosion thought to be caused by faulty cap lamps. 14 died.
Hollingwood Colliery, Chesterfield, 1857
Fire & Explosion. 12 died.
Markham Colliery, Markham, 1937
Methane Explosion thought to be caused by a faulty coalcutter. 9 died from Carbon Monoxide poisoning.
Markham Colliery No.1 Blackshale Pit, Chesterfield, 1938
Explosion, cause unknown. Many died from Carbon Monoxide poisoning, although medical teams were able to revive 40 miners using carbogen treatment. 78 died.
Markham Colliery, Chesterfield, 1973
Shaft Accident – failure of the mechanical brake when winding. 18 died & 12 injured.
Mill Close Lead Mine Darley Dale, 1887
Methane Explosion caused by shotfiring. 5 died.
New Cottam Colliery, Chesterfield, 1853
Shaft Accident, chain broke while descending. 7 died.
Norwood Colliery, Chesterfield, 1871
Methane explosion caused by naked lights. 9 died.
Oxcroft Colliery, Creswell, 1919
Methane explosion caused by an electrical fault, 6 died & 6 injured.
Renishaw Park Colliery, Chesterfield, 1871
Explosion. 27 died.
Ripley Colliery, Ripley, 1857
Shipley Colliery, Derby, 1857
Explosion. 8 died.
South Normanton Colliery, Alfreton, 1937
Methane Explosion caused by miners smoking underground. 12 died.