Matthew Mettrick

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

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Mettrick
Role: Horse Driver
Parents: James and Mary
Age: 14
Born: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Court 1, Back Union Street Barnsley
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, L 323
Additional Information:

Matthew Mettrick’s brother, William, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for Matthew Mettrick

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims