HEYS. Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. 17th. March, 1851.

The colliery was the property of John Kenworthy and Brothers when there was an explosion of firedamp one man was killed and eight injured, five of which subsequently died.

Those who died were:

  • J. Ogden and 5 others.


Inspectors Report 1851. Mr. Dickinson

Information supplied by Ian Winstanley and the Coal Mining History Resource Centre.

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