Oaks Disaster List

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

We haveOaks Disaster Logo (Green) worked with a team of dedicated volunteers to research the names of the men and boys killed in the 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster.

The officially reported number of victims was 361 but our research has produced a list of 383 names.

Click here to view the full list.