Matthew Arnold

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

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Arnold
Role: Miner
Parents: Joseph and Dinah
Married: Yes
Age: 31
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 10, Measbrough Dyke
Buried: 11/07/1869
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, J 79
Additional Information:

Matthew Arnold married Elizabeth Hitching at St. Mary’s, Barnsley, on 4 May 1861. His two brothers,¬†George and John, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Matthew Arnold

Key
Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims