Matthew Bamforth

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

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Bamforth
Role: Miner
Parents: William and Ellen
Married: Yes
Age: 26
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Picket's Fold Littleworth
Buried: 19/12/1869
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

Matthew Bamforth married Hannah Rooke at St. Paul’s, Monk Bretton, on 23 March 1863. They had two children together. Ellen, their second, was baptised a week after the Oaks Disaster.

Map for Matthew Bamforth

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
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Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims