Thomas Hyde

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

First Name: Thomas
Last Name: Hyde
Role: Miner
Married: Yes
Age: 25
Born: Ticknall, Derbyshire, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Buried: 18/06/1868
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Thomas Hyde’s body was identified by his wife, Sarah, when she recognised a patch she had sown on his trousers. Sarah was left with two small children to look after.

Map for Thomas Hyde

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims