William Wilson

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

First Name: William
Last Name: Wilson
Role: Deputy Under Viewer
Parents: Thomas and Eliza
Married: Yes
Age: 33
Born: Norcroft, Cawthorne, Yorkshire, England
Lived: Elm Row Hoyle Mill
Buried: 16/12/1866
Burial Location: Christ Church, Ardsley,
Additional Information:

William Wilson was brought out of the pit alive but died soon after. His son, Thomas, was also killed in the disaster.

Map for William Wilson

Green Pin Born
Yellow Pin Lived
Red Pin Buried

Birth Places of Oaks Disaster Victims