George Barker

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

First Name: George
Last Name: Barker
Role: Nipper
Parents: George
Age: 12
Born: Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England
Lived: Soap Houses Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

George Barker’s brother, Andrew, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for George Barker

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims