Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Lymington Collieries

Lymington Colliery

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Urwin Thomas 28 April 1916 33 injuries sustained from being caught in a coal cutting machine - accidental death
Judd Thomas Frederic 8 February 1917 32 injuries and shock incurred as a result of falling into machinery - accidental death
Hopkinson Walter 1 July 1920 20 extensive head injuries from being hit by runaway skip - accidental death

South Wallsend Lymington Colliery

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Ashley Thomas 9 January 1891 65 suffocation by a load of coal falling - accidental death
Reichert William 11 March 1889 43 injuries sustained from a fall of stone - accidental death
Gardiner William 30 June 1886 45 fracture of the neck after an explosion - accidental death
Jones Thomas 12 December 1888 45 severe burns and shock