Richard Barker

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

First Name: Richard
Last Name: Barker
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Andrew and Elizabeth
Age: 14
Born: Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Oak Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 15/12/1870
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Richard Barker’s father,¬†Andrew, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for Richard Barker

Key
Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims