Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Wallarah Collieries

Wallarah

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Howe William 1 October 1896 48 died of injuries - accidental death
Johnson George 7 July 1909 20 dislocation of the neck - accidental death
Williams Frank Birchell 16 March 1911 17 fracture of the skull and consequent laceration of the brain having been knocked down and run over by a skip - accidental death
Outram John William 31 October 1911 52 heart disease accelerated by a strain - natural causes
Marks Albert 31 August 1912 29 injuries sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death
Tresidder Reginald D'Arcy 31 August 1912 35 injuries sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death
Morrow James 23 July 1913 40 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Grima George 13 June 1914 21 injuries and shock sustained from being run over by a wagon - accidental death
Chapman Frederick William 11 December 1917 66 fractured skull sustained from falling coal - accidental death
Brins John Augustus 22 September 1917 40 injuries sustained from being hit by timber flying off a saw - accidental death
Dukes Joseph 21 September 1921 70 injuries received as a result of falling through a bridge - accidental death
King David 21 June 1921 61 injuries sustained from being run over by some coal wagons - accidental death
Walton John Henry 21 December 1928 9 crushed between skips - accidental death
O'Neil William Thomas 2 July 1931 62 septic absorption due to pleurisy and pericarditis caused by fracture of ribs and spine - accidental death
Hanson William 26 November 1937 46 chest wounds from being struck by a pile after an engine fouled a wire attached to the pile across the railway line
Price James Henry Price 8 February 1938 65 natural causes
Rolfe Edward James 22 February 1938 72 severe shock from a fall, being crushed between railway tracks
Holby Albert Edgar Thomas 17 April 1942 18 injuries sustained from falling onto a conveyor belt - accidental death
Stephenson William 23 December 1942 49 accidental death
Taaffe Ino Thomas 22 April 1943 47 injuries sustained from a fall of coal

North Wallarah

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Marks Richard William 6 July 1937 72 injuries sustained from being run down by a rake of skips - accidental death
Jeffries Norman 31 August 1944 18 injuries received after being struck by a skip - accidental death
Sault Thomas Alfred 10 January 1944 40 electrocution