Richard Clapham (Dick Lumb)

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

First Name: Richard
Last Name: Clapham (Lumb)
Role: Miner
Married: Yes
Age: 21
Born: Rothwell, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Back Queen Street, Barnsley
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

Richard Clapham was also known as Dick Lumb. His brother George, 15, was a lamp cleaner at the Oaks Colliery and would wake him every morning for his shift.

Map for Richard Clapham (Lumb)

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims