George Hoyland

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

First Name: George
Last Name: Hoyland
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Alfred and Jane
Age: 22
Born: Worsbrough, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 54, Sheffield Road Barnsley
Buried: 18/06/1868
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, L 571
Additional Information:

George Hoyland’s father, Alfred, was one of the rescuers killed in the explosion on 13 December.

Map for George Hoyland

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims