John Jackson

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

First Name: John
Last Name: Jackson
Role: Hurrier
Age: 16
Lived: Silver Street Barnsley
Buried: 15/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, L 645
Additional Information:

John Jackson was adopted by the Jackson family aged about 12. Nothing can be found of his previous life. His adopted father, Henry, and brother, William, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for John Jackson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims