Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Belmont Collieries

Belmont Colliery

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
White Robert George 18 March 1940 42 injuries sustained after a fall of stone - accidental death
Watkins Evan 29 January 1944 64 injuries sustained from a roof collapse - accidental death

Belmont No.3 Colliery

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Smith Thomas 18 June 1946 44 injuries sustained from being crushed under horses - accidental death

Belmont North Colliery

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Jack Robert 24 December 1945 54 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death