George Poppleton

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

First Name: George
Last Name: Poppleton
Role: Horse Driver
Parents: Henry and Pricilla
Age: 11
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Picket's Fold Littleworth
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

George Poppleton’s father, Henry, and three brothers, Joseph, Henry and Alfred, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for George Poppleton

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims