Adderley Green Colliery, Longton, 1860
Shaft Accident. 5 died.

Apedale Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1835
Explosion. 10+ died.

Apedale Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1878
Explosion. 22 died,

Apedale Colliery Burley Pit, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1885
Methane explosion thought to be caused by shotfiring. 9 died & 2 injured.

Apedale Colliery Sladderhill No. 3 Pit – Newcastle-under-Lyme – 1891
Methane explosion thought to be caused by shotfiring. 11 died.

Berry Hill Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, 1872
Explosion caused by a naked light. 6 died.

Bignall Hill Colliery, Audley, 1874
Methane explosion caused by a naked light. 17 died.

Bignall Hill Colliery Jamage Pit, Audley, 1911
Methane explosion caused by a gob fire. 6 died.

Birchenwood Colliery, Kidsgrove, 1925
Methane explosion cause by spontaneous combustion. 7 died.

Blacklane Colliery, West Bromwich, 1871
Underground fire. 8 died.

Brereton Colliery, Brereton, 1861
Bad ventilation lead to a build up of methane which caused an explosion. 7 died.

Brookhouse Colliery, Hanley, 1864
Explosion. 5 died.

Brownhills Colliery, Brownhills, 1861
Underground fire. 7 died.

Bunkers Hill Colliery, Bilston, 1852
Explosion caused by a naked light. 5 died.

Bunkers Hill Colliery, Audley, 1875
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring with gunpowder. 43 died.

Bycars Colliery, Burslem, 1859
Explosion. 6 died.

Cannock Chase Colliery, Cannock, 1868
Shaft Accident – rope snapped when men were descending the shaft. 8 died.

Clattershall Colliery, Stourbridge, 1867
Suffocation by choke damp. 4 died.

Cleveland Colliery, 1843
Explosion caused by a naked light. 7 died.

Clough Hall Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1865
Explosion. 7 died.

Diglake Colliery, Audley, 1895
Inrush of water from old workings caused by the plans being wrong. 77 died.

Ebenezer Colliery, West Bromwich, 1821
Roof Fall. 6 died.

Exhall Colliery, Nuneaton, 1915
Underground Fire. 14 died.

Far Green Colliery, Hanley, 1858
Shaft Accident. 10 died.

Fenton Park Colliery, Fenton, 1806
Explosion. 7 died.

Fire Clay Pit, Bilston, 1846
Methane explosion caused by a naked light. 5 died.

Five Ways Colliery, Rowley Regis, 1844
Explosion. 11 died.

Great Bridge Colliery, Dudley, 1849
Explosion. 15 or 25 died, 43 injured.

Greenfields Ash Pit, Fenton, 1843
Explosion caused by a naked light. 7 died.

Great Fenton Colliery, Great Fenton, 1885
Explosion. 7 died & 5 injured.

Grove Colliery, Brownhills, 1930
Methane explosion caused by a naked light, used in connection with smoking, which ignited a considerable accumulation of firedamp. 14 died.

Hall End Colliery, West Bromwich, 1884
Underground fire caused by naked lights igniting methane gas at the coal face. There was no explosion. 7 died & 5 injured.

Hamstead Colliery, Great Barr, 1908
Underground fire. 25 died.

Heathfield Colliery, Wolverhampton, 1848
Explosion. 16 died.

Hednesford Colliery, Cannock Chase, 1911
Underground fire. 5 died.

Hem Heath Colliery, Chesterton, 1915
Underground Fire. 12 died

Holditch Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1937
7 separate explosions of methane gas killed 30 miners including 5 members of the Hanley Rescue Brigade.

Holly Hall Colliery, Dudley, 1843
Explosion. 6 died.

Jammage Colliery, Bignall Hill, 1876
Explosion caused by shotfiring. 5 died.

Kemberton Colliery, Shifnal, 1901
Shaft Accident. 7 died.

Leycett Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1871
Explosion caused by shotfiring. 9 died.

Leycett Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1880
Explosion caused by shotfiring. 62 died.

Leycett Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1879
Explosion. 8 died.

Leycett Colliery, Madeley, 1883
Explosion due to a gob fire. 6 died.

Lillydale Colliery, Hanley, 1881
Inrush of water from old working and subsequent explosion when methane was expelled from the goaf by the water was ignited on naked lights. 9 died.

Mossfield Colliery, Longton, 1889
Methane explosion. 66 died & 13 injured.

Mossfield Colliery, Longton, 1940
Methane explosion. 11 died & 1 injured.

Old Bradley Colliery, Bilston, 1862
Inrush of water from old workings. 7 died.

Old Field Colliery, Longton, 1855
Methane Explosion caused by a naked light. 7 died.

Old Park Colliery, Dudley, 1853
Explosion. 11 died.

Old Park Colliery, Dudley, 1856
Shaft Accident – chain broke while men were ascending. 8 died.

Oldbury Colliery, Oldbury, 1837
Explosion caused by the unscrewing of a Robert’s safety lamp. 5 died & 5 dreadfully burnt.

Pennant Hill Colliery, Dudley, 1915
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring. 5 died.

Pelsall Hall Colliery, Walsall, 1872
Inrush of water from old flooded workings. 23 died.

Podmore Hall Colliery Minnie Pit, Halmerend, 1915
Methane explosion. 9 died.

Podmore Hall Colliery Minnie Pit Halmerend, 1918
Methane & coal dust explosion. 178 died.

Pumphouse Colliery, West Bromwich, 1835
Explosion. 13 died & 8 badly burned.

Ramrod Hall Colliery, Oldbury, 1856
Explosion due to bad ventilation. 11 died.

Rose Hill Colliery, Willenhall, 1853
Explosion.

Rounds Green New Pit, Oldbury, 1846
Explosion. 20 died.

Shelton Colliery, Shelton, 1835
Explosion. 4 or 5 died.

Shortheath Colliery, Willenhall, 1879
Explosion. 6 died.

Silverdale Colliery Sheriff Pit, Newcastle, 1870
Explosion. 9 died.

Silverdale Colliery, Newcastle, 1872
Explosion. 8 died.

Silverdale Colliery Sheriff Pit, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1876
Methane explosion caused by shotfiring using gunpowder. 5 died.

Sneyd Colliery, Hanley, 1942
Methane explosion caused by sparks generated by runaway tubs. 57 died.

Talke o’ th’ Hill Colliery, Talke, 1866
Explosion. 91 died.

Talke o’ th’ Hill Colliery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1873
Explosion. 18 died.

Wedgewoods Colliery, Burslem, 1836
Explosion. 11 died.

West Cannock Colliery, Hednesford, 1933
Methane Explosion caused by the natural seeping of the gas from the coalface being ignited by sparks cause by the ringing of the engine bell. 5 died.

Whitefield Colliery, Hanley, 1881
Explosion. 25 died.

Whitehall Colliery, Dudley, 1851
Explosion. 9 died.

Willingsworth Colliery, Sedgley, 1850
Methane Explosion caused by a naked light. 5 died & 4 severely burnt.

Withymore Colliery, Rowley Regis, 1864
Shaft Accident. 8 died.

[Unnamed] Colliery, Dudley, 1806
Explosion. 8 or 10 died.

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