Joseph Thorpe

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

First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Thorpe
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Squire and Elizabeth
Age: 20
Born: Worsbrough, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Harrisons Row Ardsley
Buried: 07/02/1869
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Joseph Thorpe’s step-father, John, and step-brother, Samuel, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Joseph Thorpe

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims