William Duckworth

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Duckworth
Role: Miner
Parents: Joseph and Mary
Married: Yes
Age: 30
Born: Cudworth, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Cudworth
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

William Duckworth married Harriet Laverack at St. John the Baptist, Royston, on 26 December 1836. His body was reportedly found on 20 December 1870 and identified my his tools, marked ‘No. 22’.

Map for William Duckworth

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims