William Edson

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Edson
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Thomas and Ann
Married: Yes
Age: 25
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Back Lane Monk Bretton
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

William Edson’s two brothers, John and George, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for William Edson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims