John Edson

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

First Name: John
Last Name: Edson
Role: Miner
Parents: Thomas and Ann
Married: Yes
Age: 27
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: East Square Monk Bretton
Buried: 30/05/1869
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

John Edson’s two brothers, William and George, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for John Edson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims