Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Stockton Borehole

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Cottel George Hugh Linton 26 November 1906 23 terrible injuries sustained from being crushed by a skip - accidemtal death
Arkley Ralph Durey 27 September 1911 59 injuries received from a fall of coal - accidental death
Roberts Samuel 11 February 1913 54 injuries sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death
Watson William John 6 June 1916 52 strain of the heart - natural causes
Dews Harry Raymond 17 July 1917 17 injuries sustained from being crushed between two coal wagons
Milburn William Harkness 17 October 1917 41 pneunomia
Brown William Charles 21 August 1920 30 internal injuries and shock sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death
Wyllie Bryce Kerr Scouller 2 January 1920 40 septicaemia as a result of an injury leg sustained on 19 December 1919
Sweeney John 8 April 1922 54unspecified illness
Phillips Frederick James 10 March 1923 59 haemorrhage as a result of fractures to the face, cause unknown - open verdict
Brunton Thomas 19 January 1925 63 steam burns to the lower body and arms - accidental death
Paton David 30 July 1926 64 crushed by falling stone
Hurst Isaiah 5 November 1927 62 injuries received from being crushed by falling stone - accidental death
Manbey Andrew Richard 28 February 1929 39 injuries from falling stone - accidental death
Lawson Maurice Lionel 4 September 1929 22 injuries from falling stone - accidental death
Campbell Edward 9 September 1931 53 natural causes
Lessels Andrew 14 June 1933 49 injuries sustained from fall of coal - accidental death
Ridgeway Thomas Vondy 27 June 1933 47 haemorrhage and shock - accidental death
Howell Albert 18 November 1936 55 pneumonoconiosis, bronchitis and emphysema contracted while employed in mine- awarded workers compensation
Parry Arthur James Simpson 20 November 1936 58 pneumonoconiosis, bronchitis and emphysema contracted while employed in mine- awarded workers compensation
Anthony Donald 24 March 1937 58 injuries sustained from stone falling
Mullen Robert Hynes 9 March 1938 43 injuries sustained from a fall of stone
Field Albert 7 June 1939 41 natural causes
Jackson William 29 May 1940 63 heart failure caused by a coronary occlusion - natural causes
Redman Samuel 8 December 1944 59 accidental death - injuries sustained through a fall of stone
Foley Robert Henry 28 February 1949 30 injuries sustained after a fall of stone - accidental death
Connelly Donald 17 July 1950 47 injuries sustained from being hammed by the cage