William Barker

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Barker
Role: Hurrier
Parents: James and Sarah
Age: 16
Born: Ingleton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

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

Map for William Barker

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims