Brandling Main Colliery, Jarrow, 1812
Explosion. 92 died.

Brandon Colliery, Brandon, 1899
Explosion. 6 died & 4 injured.

Brancepeth Colliery “A” Pit, Willington, 1896
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring. 19 died.

Burdon Main Colliery, Burdon, 1835
Explosion. 11 died.

Chartershaugh Colliery, Durham, 1778
Explosion, 24 died.

Collingwood Main Colliery, Chirton, 1813
Explosion. 8 died.

Easington Colliery, West Hartlepool, 1951
Methane explosion caused by a sudden release of gas following a roof fall in the waste. Ignition was caused by the cutter blades striking Iron Pyrites in the seam causing sparks. 83 died.

East Hetton Colliery, East Hetton, 1897
Inrush of water from old workings. 10 died.

Elemore Colliery, Hetton, 1886
Explosion. 28 died & 54 horses.

Eppleton Colliery, Hetton-le-Hole, 1951
Methane explosion caused by by some fault in the electrical equipment of the Joy loader due to poor maintenance. 9 died.

Farnacres Colliery, Farnacres, 1840
Inrush of water from old workings into the shaft. 5 died.

Farnacres Colliery, Gateshead, 1842
Inrush of water. 5 died.

Fatfield Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1708
Methane explosion. 69 died.

Fatfield Colliery, Fatfield, 1763
Explosion, 17 died

Fatfield Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1767
Explosion, 39 died.

Fatfield Colliery Hall Pit, Chester-le-Street, 1813
Explosion. 30 died.

Fatfield Colliery Judith Pit, Chester-le-Street, 1825
Explosion. 11 died.

Felling Colliery. Jarrow, 1812
Explosion. 92 died.

Felling Colliery, Jarrow, 1813
Explosion. 23 died & 20 injured.

Felling Colliery, Gateshead, 1821
Explosion. 6 died.

Felling Colliery Tyne Main Pit, Felling, 1847
Explosion. 6 died.

Glebe Colliery, Washington, 1908
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring. 14 died & 1 injured.

Harraton Colliery, Harraton, 1794
Explosion, 20 died.

Harraton Colliery Row Pit, Harraton, 1808
Explosion. 4 died & 14 burnt.

Harraton Colliery Row Pit, Harraton, 1817
Explosion caused by naked lights. 38 died.

Harrington Colliery Mill Pit, Pensher, 1812
Explosion. 28 died.

Hartley Colliery, Hartley, 1761
Explosion, 5 died.

New Hartley Colliery, Hartley, 1862
Shaft Accident. The colliery had only one shaft which was 100 fathoms (600 feet) deep. The beam of the pumping engine broke and fell down the shaft, blocking it. The men in the cage died as did the rest of the miners below ground from suffocation. Over 200 died.

Haswell Colliery, Haswell, 1844
Explosion. 95 died.

Heaton Colliery, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1815
Inrush of water from old abandoned workings. 75 died.

Hebburn Colliery, Hebburn, 1805
Explosion. 35 died.

Hebburn Colliery, Hebburn, 1814
Explosion. 11 died.

Hebburn Colliery “B” Pit, Hebburn, 1836
2 Explosions. 4 died & 5 injured.

Hebburn Colliery, Hebburn, 1849
Explosion. 33 died.

Hebburn Colliery, Hebburn, 1852
Explosion. 22 died.

Hebburn Colliery “A” Pit, Hebburn, 1889
Explosion. 6 died.

Hetton Colliery Downs Pit, Fencehouses, 1835
Explosion. 22 died.

Hetton Colliery Downs Pit, Hetton, 1836
Explosion. 22 died.

Hetton Colliery Minor Pit, Hetton, 1860
Explosion. 22 died.

Heworth Colliery, Heworth, 1826
Explosion. 5 died.

Houghton-le-Spring Colliery, Houghton-le-Spring, 1828
Explosion. 7 died.

Houghton Colliery, Houghton, 1850
Explosion. 20 died.

Jarrow Colliery, Jarrow, 1817
Explosion. 6 died & 12 severely burnt.

Jarrow Colliery, Jarrow, 1826
Explosion. 34 died.

Jarrow Colliery, Jarrow, 1828
Explosion. 8 died.

Jarrow Colliery, Jarrow, 1830
Explosion. 52 died.

Jarrow Colliery, Jarrow, 1845
Explosion. 37 died.

Lampton Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1766
Explosion, 6 died.

Lonnen Pit, Fatfield, 1736
Disaster, 5 died

Louisa Colliery, Stanley, 1947
Methane explosion caused by the presence of gas and an attempt by a miner to light a cigarette. 21 died & 3 injured.

Lumley Park Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1727
Explosion, nearly 60 died.

Lumley Colliery, Lumley, 1797
Explosion, 31 died.

Lumley Colliery, Lumley, 1799
Explosion, 39 died.

Lumley Colliery George Pit, Chester-le-Street, 1824
Explosion. 14 died.

Margaret Colliery, Newbottle, 1885
Inrush of water and noxious gases from the old workings of Elizabeth Pit. 12 died.

Medmosley Colliery, Consett, 1923
Shaft Accident. 9 died.

Monkswearmouth Colliery, Monkswearmouth, 1853
Explosion. 3 died & 5 badly burnt.

Moorsley Colliery, Moorsley, 1833
Explosion. 6 died.

Monkwearmouth Colliery, Monkwearmouth, 1862
Shaft Accident. 5 died.

Murton Colliery, Murton, 1942
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring. 15 died.

Neshams Colliery, Newbottle, 1821
Suffocated by noxious gases. 6 died.

Newbottle Colliery Success Pit, Newbottle, 1815
Explosion. 57 died & 15 severely burned.

Newbottle Colliery, Newbottle, 1815
Accident – boiler burst. 8 died & over 50 were wounded or scalded.

Newbottle Colliery Dolly Pit, Newbottle, 1824
Explosion. 11 died.

Newbottle Colliery, Fencehouses, 1832
Explosion. 70 died.

New Washington Colliery, Washington, 1796
Explosion, 7 died.

North Biddick Colliery, Biddick,  1743
Explosion, 17 died.

North Biddick Colliery, Washington, 1773
Explosion, 20 died.

Nova Scotia Colliery, Harraton, 1817
Accident – 8 men were killed by the afterdamp which had entered the workings from the Row Pit explosion two days previously.

Ovingtons Pit, East Rainton, 1776
Explosion, 5 died.

Oxclose Colliery, Oxclose, 1805
Explosion. 38 died.

Page Bank Colliery, Brancepeth, 1858
Explosion. 10 died.

Pelton Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1866
Accident, riding to coal tubs. 5 died.

Pelton Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1866
Explosion. 24 died.

Picktree Colliery, Rickleton, 1794
Explosion, 30 died.

Polka Pit Colliery, Murton, 1848
Explosion. 16 died.

Rainton Colliery Plain Pit, Rainton, 1815
Accident. 27 died.

Rainton Colliery Plain Pit, Rainton, 1817
Explosion caused by naked lights. 27 died.

Rainton Colliery Plain Pit, Rainton, 1823
Explosion. 57 died.

Ravensworth Colliery, Ravensworth, 1757
Explosion, 16 died.

Seaham Colliery, Seaham, 1871
Explosion. 26 died.

Seaham Colliery, Seaham, 1880
Explosion. 157 died.

Seaton Colliery, Seaham, 1852
Explosion. 6 died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery, Gateshead, 1793
Accident, 14 died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery, Sheriff Hill, 1794
Explosion, several died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery Isabella Pit, Gateshead, 1815
Explosion. 11 died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery, Gateshead, 1815
Underground fire. 5 died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery, Gateshead, 1819
Explosion. 37 died.

Sheriff Hill Colliery, Gateshead, 1843
Explosion. 28 died.

South Biddick Colliery, Blyth, 1766
Explosion, 27 died.

South Kelloe Colliery, Kelloe, 1859
Accident – boiler exploded. 5 died.

South Shields Colliery, South Shields, 1817
Shaft Accident. 5 died.

Springwell Colliery, Gateshead, 1837
Explosion. 27 died.

Springwell Colliery, Gateshead, 1869
Explosion. 5 died.

St Hilda’s Colliery, South Shields, 1839
Explosion. 51 died.

Stormont Main Colliery, Wrekenton, 1843
Explosion. 28 died.

Thornley Colliery, Thornley, 1841
Explosion. 9 died & 3 injured.

Towneley Main Colliery, Greenside “A” Pit, 1801
Explosion. Several died.

Townley Main Colliery, Townley, 1826
Explosion. 38 died.

Trimdon Grange Colliery, Trimdon, 1882
Explosion. 74 died.

Tudhoe Colliery, Tudhoe, 1882
Explosion. 36 died.

Unsworth Colliery, Sunderland, 1885
Explosion. 41 died.

Walbottle Colliery Wellington Pit, Walbottle, 1816
Explosion. 24 died.

Wallsend Colliery, Gateshead, 1799
Explosion, 13 died.

Wallsend Colliery “C” Pit,  Gateshead, 1803
Explosion. 12 died.

Wallsend Colliery “A” Pit, Wallsend, 1821
Explosion. 52 died.

Walker Colliery, Walker, 1823
Shaft Accident – fall of stones. 6 died.

Washington Colliery, Washington, 1798
Explosion, 7 died.

Washington Colliery “I” Pit, Washington, 1828
Explosion. 14 died.

Washington Colliery, Washington, 1851
Explosion. 21 died.

Washington Colliery, Gateshead, 1867
Shaft Accident. 10 died.

Wellington Pit, Unsworth, 1850
Underground Fire. 11 died.

West Stanley Colliery, Chester-le-Street, 1882
Explosion. 13 died.

West Stanley Colliery, West Stanley, 1909
Coal dust explosion which ignited methane gas. 167 died.

Wheatley Hill Colliery, Ferryhill, 1871
Inrush of water from old workings. 7 died.

Whitley Colliery, Whitley, 1835
Shaft Accident. 6 died.

Willington Colliery High Pit, Willington, 1831
Explosion. 8 died.

Wingate Grange Colliery, Wingate, 1906
Coal dust explosion caused by shotfiring. 25 died.

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