Christoper Seddons

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

First Name: Christoper
Last Name: Seddons
Role: Volunteer Rescuer
Parents: Thomas and Emma
Married: Yes
Age: 50
Born: Greasbrough, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Ash Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 08/10/1867
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Christoper Seddons was the Under Deputy at the Oaks Colliery, he went down the mine at 1am on 13 December 1866 as part of the rescue team. His son, Edward, and brother, Thomas, were killed in the first explosion. He had married Eliza Wilson in Cawthorne on 5 March 1838.

Map for Christoper Seddons

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims