Bridge-end Colliery, Pensnett, 1864
Shaft Accident – horse bolted and fell down shaft breaking the skip chain send the miners to their deaths. 6 died.
Coombs Wood Colliery, Halesowen, 1929
Underground fire caused deaths by Carbon Monoxide poisoning. 8 died.
Fiveways Colliery, Cladey, 1851
Explosion. 11 died.
Gwane Colliery, Dudley, 1857
Explosion caused by a build up of gas following a roof fall and “lax discipline” in the mine. 8 died.
Homer Hill Colliery, Cradley, 1866
Explosion. 12 died.
Salt Well Colliery, Dudley, 1865
Roof Fall – fall of coal from a height of 17 feet.
Titford Long Meadow Colliery, Oldbury, 1874
Underground fire – hot air caused lung damage and subsequent deaths. 5 died