John Exley

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

First Name: John
Last Name: Exley
Role: Hurrier
Parents: George and Ann
Age: 34
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Cliffe Bridge Monk Bretton
Buried: 05/12/1869
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

John Exley’s two brothers, Charles and Benjamin, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for John Exley

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims