Dean Lane Colliery, Bristol, 1886
Methane explosion. 5 died & 5 injured.
Hayes Wood Colliery, Somerset, 1845
Inrush of water from old workings. 10 drowned.
Kingswood Colliery, Kingswood, 1839
Inrush of water from old workings. 11 drowned.
Malago Vale Colliery, Bristol, 1851
Shaft Accident – rope broke while cage was descending. 5 died.
Malgo Vale Colliery, Bristol, 1891
Methane explosion caused by a naked light. 10 died
Newbury Colliery, Westbury, 1869
Methane explosion. 7 died & 4 injured.
Norton Hill Colliery, Midsomer Norton, 1908
Coal dust explosion caused by shotfiring. 10 died.
Timsbury Colliery, Bath, 1895
Coal dust explosion caused by shotfiring. 6 died.
Wellsway Colliery, Midsomer Norton, 1839
Shaft Accident – the rope broke (thought to have been deliberately cut) and cage feel down shaft. 12 died.