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: Hurrier
Parents: Francis and Grace
Age: 20
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Back Lane Monk Bretton
Buried: 23/08/1868
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

John Edson’s brother, William, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for John Edson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims