Thomas Hardcastle

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

First Name: Thomas
Last Name: Hardcastle
Role: Labourer
Parents: Charles and Susannah
Married: Yes
Age: 39
Born: York, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Providence Street Barnsley
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Barnsley Cemetery, N 311
Additional Information:

Thomas Hardcastle (nickname ‘Barebones’) was brought out alive but was very badly burnt. His son, John, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for Thomas Hardcastle

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims