James Rayner

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

First Name: James
Last Name: Rayner
Role: Horse Driver
Parents: James
Age: 14
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Ash Row Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

James Rayner’s father, Joshua, and step-brother, Walter, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for James Rayner

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims