Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Burwood Colliery

Burwood

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Bailey Peter 12 June 1856 47 injuries sustained from fall of coal - accidental death
Straw Thomas 12 June 1856 41 injuries sustained from fall of coal - accidental death
Foster Miles 19 February 1857 29 injuries sustained after a fall of stone - accidental death
Robinson John 10 January 1857 30 injuries sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death
Thomas William 13 October 1857 15 injuries sustained from being crushed under horses - accidental death
Hunter, John John 12 January 1859 12 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Thompson George 18 May 1859 40 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Jones Evan 15 June 1861 40 head injuries sustained from a large coal fall
Hopton Benjamin 23 June 1862 36 heart failure - natural causes
Carr Henry 23 May 1862 35 injuries sustained from falling stone - accidental death
Meredith Thomas 2 July 1863 43 internal injuries from being hit on the back by a large lump of coal - accidental death
Melumphy Thomas 2 October 1868 29 rupture of the pulmonary blood vessels caused by compression of trolley wheels passing over his chest
Smith John 25 January 1886 33 drowning - accidental death
BrayFrank 24 June 1886 24 injuries sustained from a fall of coal
Morgan Thomas 19 December 1887 45 fracture of the neck caused by a prop falling on his head - accidental death
Young William 10 January 1887 29 injuries sustained from being crushed under a fall of coal
Wilson John 7 November 1887 58 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Scott John 6 July 1890 23 injuries sustained from being struck by a coal train - accidental death
Siedencamp Antonio 18 August 1891 48 internal injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Disney Edward William 21 September 1891 35 injuries sustained from being crushed by coal
Russell James 16 September 1892 52 head injuries sustained in a stone fall - accidental death
Malloy John 13 November 1901 26 injuries and shock sustained as a result of an explosion - negligent death
Paterson William 13 November 1901 20 injuries sustained as a result of an explosion - negligent death
Davies John 14 June 1906 57 injuries and shock sustained from a fall of coal
Hincks Timothy John 13 June 1907 52 extensive injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Stephenson John Nicholas 13 October 1908 45 shock due to pressure from internal bleeding into the lung and injuries - accidental death
Hamilton William 16 June 1909 49 internal injuries sustained by a fall of coal - accidental death
Lake John Thomas 10 March 1909 45 severe injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Emery George 21 August 1911 53 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Nash Richard 29 July 1912 62 injuries received by a fall of coal - accidental death
Williams Henry 4 October 1918 64 severe internal injuries sustained from falling coal - accidental death
Caine Duncan 22 April 1921 35 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Davies John Rees 8 July 1924 71 injuries incurred from accident about 2 years prior
Carr John Robert 27 November 1925 19 injuries sustained from being crushed by skips dragged by a bolting horse - accidental death
Grant Donald 19 December 1930 57 injuries from roof falling - accidental death
Drinkwater William Thomas 2 June 1933 58 strangulated hernia - undetermined according to section 36 Coal Mines Regulation Act
Wakely George Joseph 17 December 1936 18 electrocution
Dobbins, John John 11 February 1936 18 injuries sustained as a result of being run over by skips - accidental death
Tripney Adam Brown 21 October 1938 61 pneumonoconiosis, bronchitis and emphysema contracted while employed in mine- awarded workers compensation
Hunt Robert Charles 27 July 1940 16 injuries sustained from being hit on the head by a large piece of coal - accidental death
Dixon John Willis 16 May 1940 27 asphyxia and shock from being run over by a skip
Robinson Joseph 27 May 1940 55 heart failure, due to coronary occlusion
Briggs Joseph 15 November 1940 59 complicated fracture of the spine incurred from being knocked down by a horse
Dorn Ronald William 23 October 1940 19 injuries sustained in a train derailment - accidental death
Grubb Norman 26 September 1940 17 head injuries - accidental death
Wall James 24 March 1941 72 injuries received from being crushed in a doorway - accidental death
Buckley John William 7 April 1941 72 injuries sustained from being struck by a set of four skips - accidental death
Howe Edwin Leslie 8 May 1942 26 electrocution
Jewell Alexander Stanley 18 September 1942 53 injuries sustained from a fall of stone - accidental death
Eaton William 28 August 1944 46 shock and internal haemorrhage after a fall of coal - accidental death
Graham John 15 June 1944 52 injuries sustained from being crushed between two wagons
Garbutt Robert James 3 October 1944 22 injuries sustained after a roof collapse - accidental death
Dawson William Petrie 19 March 1945 49 shock following injuries received after a charge exploded
Feighan Francis 6 May 1947 42 injuries sustained after being run over by two loaded skips - accidental death
Pearce Wesley George 8 June 1948 18 shock and head injuries sustained after being jammed between a locomotive and a roof baulk
Mellors Edwin 8 June 1950 42 injuries sustained after a fall of coal - accidental death
Norris Thomas 15 June 1950 46 injuries sustained by being jammed between a skip and a rib