Tom Donkin

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

First Name: Tom
Last Name: Donkin
Role: Hurrier
Parents: William and Mary
Age: 16
Born: Hoyle Mill, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Goodworth's Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 15/04/1873
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

Tom Donkin’s brother, Charles, was also killed in the disaster.¬†Another brother, Edward, was killed in an industrial accident at the Oaks Colliery in 1863.

Map for Tom Donkin

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims