Edward Cartwright

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

First Name: Edward
Last Name: Cartwright
Role: Miner
Parents: William and Elizabeth
Married: Yes
Age: 31
Born: Pontesbury, Shropshire, England
Lived: 22, Tunstall Street Hunningley Lane
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Edward Cartwright’s two brothers, John and Abel, were also killed in the disaster. His third child was born after the disaster and named John Abel, after his two brothers.

Map for Edward Cartwright

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims