James Batty

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

First Name: James
Last Name: Batty
Role: Hurrier
Parents: John and Emilia
Age: 21
Born: Thurlstone, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

James Batty’s brother, Joseph, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for James Batty

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims