Samuel Hellewell

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

First Name: Samuel
Last Name: Hellewell
Role: Miner
Parents: John and Christiana
Age: 20
Born: Hoyland, Yorkshire, England
Lived: New Fold Monk Bretton
Buried: 20/12/1868
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

Samuel Hellewell’s two brothers, John and Thomas, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Samuel Hellewell

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
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Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims