William Lee

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Lee
Role: Hurrier
Parents: George and Ellen
Age: 18
Born: Royston, Yorkshire, England
Lived: 3, Castle Row Monk Bretton
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

William Lee’s brother, Joseph, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for William Lee

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims