Richard Clarkson

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

First Name: Richard
Last Name: Clarkson
Role: Miner
Parents: William and Elizabeth
Married: Yes
Age: 24
Born: Hickleton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Hunningley Lane
Buried: 18/08/1868
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Richard Clarkson’s two brothers, Thomas and Francis, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Richard Clarkson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims