Baddesley Colliery, Atherstone, 1882
Explosion. 31 died.
Homer Hill Colliery, Stourbridge, 1867
Explosion. 12 died.
Newdigate Colliery, Nuneaton, 1931
Methane explosion. The gas was suddenly ejected from the waste by a heavy fall and that an explosive mixture was formed at the end of 6’s face and there ignited by an arcing in the plug connector of the conveyor motor. 8 died.