Samuel Jones

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

First Name: Samuel
Last Name: Jones
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Thomas and Hannah
Age: 17
Born: Wooley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Oak Row Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

Samuel Jones’ father, Thomas, and brother, William, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Samuel Jones

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims