Thomas Barker

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

First Name: Thomas
Last Name: Barker
Role: Miner
Parents: James and Sarah
Married: Yes
Age: 26
Born: Ingleton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Waltham Street Barnsley
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, L 535
Additional Information:

Thomas Barker’s father, James, and two brothers, Andrew and William, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for Thomas Barker

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims