William Sugden

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Sugden
Role: Volunteer Rescuer
Married: Yes
Age: 57
Born: Dodworth, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Oak Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 06/10/1867
Burial Location: St. John the Baptist, Dodworth,
Additional Information:

William Sugden was the Underground Steward of the Oaks Colliery. He was part of the rescue team and refused to leave the pit. His body was found and identified by his son Charles Sugden.

Map for William Sugden

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims