George Sykes

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

First Name: George
Last Name: Sykes
Role: Miner
Parents: Uriah and Mary
Married: Yes
Age: 31
Born: Silkstone, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

George Sykes married Ann Parkinson at St. Mary’s, Barnsley, on 13 October 1856.

Map for George Sykes

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims