David Tewart

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

First Name: David
Last Name: Tewart
Role: Volunteer Rescuer
Parents: John and Mary
Married: Yes
Age: 35
Born: Durham, County Durham, England
Lived: Ash Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 03/10/1867
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

David Tewart was the Underground Steward of Oaks Colliery. His body was identified by his facial features and long beard that was reportedly unsinged by the explosion.

Map for David Tewart

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims