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Investigation of the accident at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire on 30th July 1973

Safety in Mines Research Establishment.

Investigation of the accident at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire on 30th July 1973

SMRE reports.

by Safety in Mines Research Establishment.

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Published by SMRE in Sheffield .
Written in English


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  Re: Staffordshire Colliery Deaths «Reply #21 on: Tuesday 13 March 07 GMT (UK)» This is a fantastic site, I was born in Staffordshire a "Coal miners daughter".My grandparents and great-grandparents were coal miners too!! One of the items that Margaret sent in was a small leather walet that belong to her Grandfather, Mr Joe Orridge snr. It held his club pass card, renewable at six months, and his Main Working Mens Club card with Joining date Sept and reg number His pass card has been copy'd both sides,and a section from the membership index page 61 showing Thurcroft Main Colliery Club.


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Investigation of the accident at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire on 30th July 1973 by Safety in Mines Research Establishment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

COLLIERY ACCIDENT AT STAVELEY. BROKE A RULE, AND WAS KILLED. Green held an inquest at the Chesterfield Hospital yesterday on the body of a miner named William Burrows (30), who died on the 29th ult., as the result of an accident at the Markham Colliery, belonging to the Staveley Coal and Iron Company.

On the 10th May at the Number One colliery, another explosion after a tub train accident damaged a power cable, seventy nine lives lost and thirty eight injured.

On the 3Oth July the man riding cage in number three shaft at Number Two colliery went free fall into the pit bottom, after the brake failed on the winding drum. Markham No3 shaft of No2 colliery was called the 'Shonky Shaft'. Incidentally this was the shaft which had the terrible disaster in On the 30th July, when the manriding cage in No3 shaft at No2 colliery went free fall into the pit bottom after a brake rod fractured.

Markham, near Chesterfield (Derbyshire. Staffordshire?). Various shots of men going down a mine to search for the bodies of their fellow workers after an explosion at Markham Pit. Large crowds of. Buy Accident at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire: Report on the cause of, and circumstances attending, the overwind which occurred at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire, on 30 July (Cmnd) by Great Britain (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Great Britain. News editorial and archive photolibrary specialising in real photos of social issues work economy health education environment trade unions Miners preparing to go on shift at Markham Main Colliery in Derbyshire, site of a lift shaft accident at the pit on 30th July, which resulted in the deaths of 18 of their workmates.

Markham Main Colliery near Doncaster, England Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Markham Colliery. Faces of markham colliery derbyshire chesterfield.

2, likes talking about this. men who work at Markham colliery Derbyshire.5/5(9). In compliance with the direction given by the Right Honourable Peter Walker, M.B.E., M.P., Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, under Section of the Mines and Quarries ActI held a Public Inquiry into the accident at Markham Colliery on 30 July,which caused the deaths of 18 men and in which another 11 sustained serious bodily injury.

Mining > Accidents & Disasters. Markham No2 Colliery, 30th July, cage accident, eighteen lives lost, twelve severely injured. Derbyshire Times. Clay Cross No3 Tupton Colliery accident four men killed when rope broke.

22nd. May Investigation of the accident at Markham Colliery at Birdholme ironstone pits. Four men killed. Appears to be a shaft incident. A planned link from Arkwright colliery to Markham colliery was to be constructed by into the workings of L 's unit in the Second Piper seam of number two colliery to take the remaining coal from the Arkwright faces and out of the proposed new Markham surface drift, these plans were also abandoned.

The colliery closed in   An aerial photograph of Markham Colliery, Duckmanton, Derbyshire. This is a scanned image from the SimonACCO company brochure "Achievements in Coal Preparation", printed in The photograph illustrates beautifully the sheer extent of the colliery workings at Markham, after the completion of the Baum washery in / The original dense medium Views: K.

Funding for Markham Colliery project A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, awarded to Derbyshire County Council, marks the start of the Markham Colliery 'Story Mine' project.

This exploration of the lives of some of the thousands of men who worked at the site between and will be accompanied by a number of events organised by the Markham Mining 4/5(). Markham Colliery - Casualties. Names of those who died Names of those who died List of Deceased.

List of Persons Injured. LIST OF CASUALTIES - List of deceased and their occupations CO=Carbon monoxide (Also List in Alan Beale's Database) The Disaster The Inquiry. Top. Markham Colliery disaster On J18 coal miners lost their lives and a further 11 were seriously injured in a Mining accident at the Markham Colliery at Staveley near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.

The Chesterfield Post. Local News, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire UK. Tuesday 30th July The first two figures in a memorial to miners who lost their lives down a Derbyshire pit, along with a memorial stone next to the pit entrance, have been unveiled today during an event to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the county's worst mining tragedies.

MARKHAM COLLIERY, Memories - 30th July, The Markham No. 1 Colliery is owned by the Staveley Coal and Iron Company, Limited, and is situated about four miles east of Chesterfield. Mining work began at this site aboutbut the Blackshale Seam, with which alone the Inquiry was concerned, was not reached till the years or The Markham Main Colliery Ltd began sinking two metre diameter shafts on May 6thbut work was discontinued on August 24th to await the end of war-time restrictions on capital and shortages of materials and manpower.

Sinking was briefly resumed inbut was suspended until May 21st Coal mining disasters, the price of coal. Bradley was kind enough to send me three photographs of the Easington Colliery mine Disaster Funerals.

The disaster occurred on. Documents for Markham Coal Colliery. Click below to download documents, plans, surveys etc. for Markham Coal Colliery. Markham Colliery - William Downing Woolley Medal (69Kb) General Interest Uploaded October 29 th by christwigg.

Markham, near Chesterfield (Derbyshire. Staffordshire?). Various shots of men going down a mine to search for the bodies of their fellow workers after an explosion at Markham Pit.

Large crowds of people wait for news; Salvation Army woman hand out tea. Smoky shots of bodies being brought up from the mine to be driven off in ambulances. Photographs of Markham Coal Colliery on the mine exploration web site AditNow the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook.

filled everyone in the country with sympathy for the widows and children of the 79 men who have died one of the most terrible of deaths. But sympathy is not enough. Coal mining is the most dangerous of all occupations ; the terrible disasters that occur at regular intervals are repeated on a minor scale every day of the year, for on an average, even in a.

Recently the Records Office acquired and archived the records of the Markham Colliery Disaster Fund which was finally wound up following the death of the last recipient widow; the final payment being made for funeral expenses in Marchsixty three years after the Disaster Fund was launched in September   On 10 May79 miners lost their lives and 40 were seriously injured in an explosion at Markham Colliery which has now been reclaimed by us and Henry Boot Developments and is home to the Markham Vale regeneration scheme.

The steel figures were unveiled as part of the ‘Walking Together’ memorial − led by Derbyshire County Council −. Markham Brake Failure - 30th July From 1) Case Histories Involving Fatigue and Fracture, Vol 1 Iss and 2) UK Dept Of Energy Report – Accident at Markham Colliery Derbyshire by ISBM 0 10 9 Centre Rod Trunnion Centre Rod Trunnion Detail 16 Markham Colliery, c.postcard, from Malcolm Evans.

NGR SO Google Map. Situated between Blackwood and Tredegar in the Sirhowy Valley, shaft sinking at Markham was begun incoal was first produced at this colliery in The two shafts (North and South) were sunk to the Big Vein level at yards by the Markham Steam Coal.

The Nova Scotia Department of Mines Report for March,says: "At approximately am, Saturday, March 3,a fire was discovered in Devco No. 12 Colliery which resulted in the sealing and subsequent closure of the mine.". Re: Mining accident at Medomsley Colliery «Reply #7 on: Monday 12 July 10 BST (UK)» Thanks for all the replies I now have a little more to go on.

Shotton Grange Colliery. The main reason for the fluctuations in population at Shotton in the 19th. century was the rise (c) and fall (c) of Shotton Colliery. The colliery remained closed for 23 years until its reopening in by the Horden Coal Company. Thereafter it became a profitable concern. It closed for good in LOFTHOUSE COLLIERY (ACCIDENT) (Hansard, 22 March ) Search Help.

HANSARD – → s → → March → 22 March → Commons Sitting LOFTHOUSE COLLIERY (ACCIDENT) HC Deb 22 March vol cc § Mr. Albert Roberts (by Private Notice) asked the. The immediate witness to the accident was his helper, who immediately calle d for help. The rib that rolled, including the draw slate, measured 16" thick, 36" wide and 10 long.

CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT The accident was caused by a rib roll which was loose enough to roll over o n the victim. The rib that rolled was not supported. Although four crewFile Size: 9MB.

This item is linked to the Accident at Strangeways Hall Colliery on 29th November The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprises an unknown number of pages.

This document was kindly sourced from Google Books and is in our Accident reports collection. A school was in fact run by the colliery partners from aboutand this became the Altofts Colliery School in Pope Street, the log book of which dates from November A new school was built here in and old J.

Pope visited the new buildings on the occasion of the re-opening in September Calow Main colliery, Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, North East Derbyshire District, Derbyshire, England, UK. 1, men were employed at the colliery and they produced over 1,00 tons of coal in that year. Shaft number 2 was also abandoned.

A £3 million development was started to link Bickershaw Colliery with Parsonage and Golborne. Bickershaw colliery was connected to Parsonage colliery and then Golborne. It then became known.

My great-grandfather (Newbottle). Hall, Richard, 27 Feb(accident: 15 Sep ), a Hewer, crushed It ties in with the stories my grandad told me.

Grandad was also called Richard (as are my uncle and his first born son and grandson), he was about 14 when it happened and then he had to start working underground. The Exhall Colliery disaster of 21 September may have claimed the lives of 14 men, but with having been working there at the time, it.

8 July Larkhall – Fatal Accident – On Saturday afternoon, John Craw, aged 14 years and 11 months, who resided with his parents at 5 Hamilton Street, met with an accident at Dykehead Colliery, which proved fatal.

The lad, who was employed at the surface of the pit, was caught in the creeper chain, and received severe lacerated wounds. Gresford is a village and parish in ing to the Census, the population of the parish, which also includes the village of Marford, was 5, The former Gresford Colliery was the site of the Gresford disaster, one of Britain's worst coal mining disasters, when men died in an underground explosion on 22 September Grid reference: SJ.

Location Maps - Calow Main colliery, Sutton-cum-Duckmanton, North East Derbyshire District, Derbyshire, England, UK UK - Ordnance Survey 'Landranger' Grid Reference: SK  A miner has died in the second fatal mining accident in a fortnight after a roof collapsed in one of Britain's deepest remaining collieries.

Another man who was trapped in the incident in North.An underground loco driver, Mr. S.N. Jones, a married man was fatally injured in a shutting accident at Hem Heath colliery last night. Evening Sentinel July 11th Page C.F.

Safety ropes that should have in use when a miner was killed at Hem Heath colliery were provided soon after his death it was claimed at a Stoke inquest today.