James Lane

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

First Name: James
Last Name: Lane
Role: Miner
Parents: John and Elizabeth
Age: 26
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Town Street Monk Bretton
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

James Lane’s brother, Austin, was also killed in the disaster.┬áHis father, John, was a Sunday School Teacher at St. Paul’s, Monk Bretton.

Map for James Lane

Key
Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims