Fatalities: 1870s

1870s | Fatal Accidents

Date Pit  Name Age
05/08/1870 Boig William McMath 11
15/04/1871 South Boig John Penman 40
15/04/1871 South Boig James Penman 12
26/10/1872 South Boig William Ferguson 19
14/05/1873 Lanemark No.1 Andrew Rae
20/10/1873 Boig No.1 Alexander Anderson
26/10/1874 Lanemark No.2 Robert Ross
05/02/1875 Lanemark (Afton) William Mayberry
20/01/1876 Lanemark No.1 Alexander McBrochan
30/04/1877 Boag Hugh Smith
20/11/1877 Pathhead Colliery William Wilson
31/01/1878 Lanemark No.1 Alexander McSephney
15/07/1878 Lanemark No. 1 James Ferguson

1870s| New Cumnock Coalfield

Bank Coal Company: In 1871 the Bank Coal Company acquired Knockshinnoch minerals. Tne Knockhinnoch No.1 and No.2 pits were sank and worked continuously until they were abandoned in 1878, the year in  which  John Hylsop died.

New Bank Coal Company: Following the death of John Hyslop, his son and heir William Hyslop formed the New Bank Coal Company.

Year Colliery Owner
1873 Bank Bank Coal Co.
1873 Beoch Dalmellington Iron Co.
1873 Mansfield James Gray
1873 Pathhead James Gray
1873 Coalburn Jas. McNicol
1873 Lanemark Lanemark Coal Co.
1873 South Boig Lanemark Coal Co.
1873 Straid Lanemark Coal Co.