William Rhodes

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Rhodes
Role: Miner
Parents: William and Isabella
Married: Yes
Age: 28
Born: Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Hoyle Mill
Burial Location: No known burial,
Additional Information:

William Rhodes’ three brothers, Feargus, Charles and George, were also killed in the disaster. He married Sarah Stanfield at St. Mary’s, Barnsley, on 8 November 1858.

Map for William Rhodes

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims