John Clayton

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

First Name: John
Last Name: Clayton
Role: Hurrier
Parents: William and Alice
Age: 23
Born: Cawthorne, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Ash Row, Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

John Clayton’s brother, Henry, was also killed in the Oaks Disaster.

Map for John Clayton

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims