Lake Macquarie History

Mining Deaths - South Burwood, Burwood Redhead and Burwood Extended

Burwood Extended

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Jones Theophilus 17 January 1893 44 injuries sustained by a fall of coal - accidental death
Holmes Joseph 17 July 1893 26 injuries sustained from a fall of coal - accidental death
Gill William 23 February 1912 28 extensive injuries caused by being crushed in fire engine - accidental death
Dodds John 6 November 1915 45 cancer of the stomach

Burwood Redhead

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
Champion Walter John 15 November 1901 22 Poisoning from Carbon Monoxide explosion - Dudley Mine Disaster
Weaver Richard Edward 12 November 1920 43 injuries sustained from being jammed between trucks and retaining wall

South Burwood

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES DAY MONTH YEAR AGE CAUSE OF DEATH
King Edward 21 November 1889 37 injuries received from falling down the shaft - accidental death
Ryan Patrick 21 November 1889 31 injuries received from falling down the shaft - accidental death
White Augustus 21 November 188928 injuries received from falling down the shaft - accidental death
Whitehead John 21 November 188937 injuries received from falling down the shaft - accidental death