Abel Cartwright

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

First Name: Abel
Last Name: Cartwright
Role: Miner
Parents: William and Elizabeth
Married: Yes
Age: 21
Born: Pontesbury, Shropshire, England
Lived: Barnsley
Buried: 16/08/1868
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Abel Cartwright’s two brothers, Edward and John, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Abel Cartwright

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims