Matthew Scales

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

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Scales
Role: Hanger On
Parents: William Scales and Jane Bedford
Married: Yes
Age: 23
Born: Ardsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 2, Common Side Ardsley
Buried: 23/12/1866
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Matthew Scales married Alice Wood at All Saints, Darfield, on 18 October 1863. He was brought out of the pit alive but died soon after.

Map for Matthew Scales

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims