Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - Redhead Collieries

Redhead

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Bedford Robert Henry 23 August 1907 21 extensive injuries sustained by being crushed by a wagon
Maddison John 21 April 1925 67 internal haemorrhage from internal injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Riley William Walter 21 January 1926 56 Redhead Explosion- killed on the day of explosion
Adams Thomas 23 January 1926 29 Redhead Explosion- died from injuries
Berriman Norman Godfrey 23 January 1926 26 Redhead Explosion- died from injuries
Lonsdale Joseph 24 January 1926 47 Redhead Explosion- died from injuries
Butterworth Arthur 28 January 1926 54 Redhead Explosion- died from injuries
Jarvie Matthew 11 December 1926 49 crushed by falling stone
Butterworth Abraham John 9 January 1927 29 injuries received from being crushed by falling stone
Learmouth John 30 July 1927 38 sepsis from severe wound received in roof collapse

Old Redhead

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Walls James Henry 6 January 1938 40 internal injuries sustained in an explosion of tar drum
Williams James Neville 6 January 1938 35 internal injuries sustained in an explosion of tar drum