LINDLEY TOP. Huddersfield, Yorkshire. 30th. May, 1833.
The colliery was the property of James Waterhouse of Lumley. There was an explosion at the colliery in which five lives were lost including that of the lessee, James Waterhouse. The others who lost their lives were Thomas Crosby of Elland, George Batley, John Tiffany and Edward Booth, both from Lumley.
An early almanack of Yorkshire.
Information supplied by Ian Winstanley and the Coal Mining History Resource Centre.Return to previous page