Benjamin Exley

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

First Name: Benjamin
Last Name: Exley
Role: Horse Driver
Parents: George and Ann
Age: 14
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Cliffe Bridge Monk Bretton
Buried: 15/12/1866
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

Benjamin Exley’s two brothers, John and Charles, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Benjamin Exley

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims