John Hardcastle

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

First Name: John
Last Name: Hardcastle
Role: Labourer
Parents: Thomas and Eliza
Age: 12
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Providence Street Barnsley
Buried: 25/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, A 277
Additional Information:

John Hardcastle was brought out of the pit alive but died soon after. His father, Thomas, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for John Hardcastle

Key
Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims