Charles Thorley

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

First Name: Charles
Last Name: Thorley
Role: Deputy Under Viewer
Married: Yes
Age: 53
Born: Thurgoland, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Far Bottom Dodworth
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

The day of the explosion was Charles Thorley’s first shift at the Oaks Colliery.

Map for Charles Thorley

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims