John Armfield

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the Oaks Colliery Disaster, the worst mining disaster in English history.

First Name: John
Last Name: Armfield
Role: Miner
Parents: Luke and Elizabeth
Age: 20
Born: Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England
Buried: 25/12/1870
Burial Location: Holy Trinity, Thorpe Hesley
Additional Information:

John Armfield’s body was found on 20 December 1870 and identified by his tools, marked ‘No. 76’.

Map for John Armfield

Key
Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims