Matthew Arnold

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

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Arnold
Role: Miner
Parents: Joseph and Dinah
Married: Yes
Age: 31
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 10, Measbrough Dyke
Buried: 11/07/1869
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, J 79
Additional Information:

Matthew Arnold married Elizabeth Hitching at St. Mary’s, Barnsley, on 4 May 1861. His two brothers, George and John, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Matthew Arnold

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims