William Jones

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Jones
Role: Hurrier
Parents: Thomas and Hannah
Age: 19
Born: Orrell Post, Lancashire, England
Lived: Oak Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 18/12/1870
Burial Location: St. Paul, Monk Bretton,
Additional Information:

William Jones’ father, Thomas, and brother, Samuel, were also killed in the disaster.

Map for William Jones

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims