Philip Bates

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

First Name: Philip
Last Name: Bates
Role: Miner
Age: 45
Born: Bolton, Lancashire, England
Lived: Ash Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 28/02/1869
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Philip Bates brother, Smith Bates, was one of only six survivors of the explosion on 12 December 1866.

Map for Philip Bates

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims