James Barker

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

First Name: James
Last Name: Barker
Role: Miner
Married: Yes
Age: 51
Born: Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmoreland, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

James Barker’s three sons, Thomas, Andrew and William, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for James Barker

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims