James Walmsley

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

First Name: James
Last Name: Walmsley
Role: Horse Driver
Parents: Giles and Elizabeth
Age: 13
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 2 Oxford Square, New Street Barnsley
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, N 101
Additional Information:

James Walmsley was brought out of the pit alive but died soon after. His father, Giles, and brother, John, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for James Walmsley

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims