George Edson

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

First Name: George
Last Name: Edson
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Thomas and Ann
Age: 21
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Back Lane Monk Bretton
Buried: 30/05/1869
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

George Edson’s two brothers. John and William, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for George Edson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims