Thomas Hammond

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

First Name: Thomas
Last Name: Hammond
Role: Labourer
Married: Yes
Age: 39
Born: Ardsley, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Ardsley
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

On the 1871 Census Thomas Hammond’s widow, Ann, is still living in Ardsley and described as ‘in receipt of Relief Fund’. The Oaks Disaster Relief Fund was set-up to support the widows and children of those killed in the disaster.

Map for Thomas Hammond

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims