Fatalities: 1880s

1880s | Fatal Accidents

Date Pit Name Age
1880

25 SEP

South Boig

fall from roof

James Harper 31
1881

06 OCT

Bank

fall of coal

David Stevenson 36
1881

06 DEC

Bank

fell down shaft

John Murphy 61
1883

12 JUL

Bank No. 1

crushed between waggons

Alexander Gray 19
1888

10 AUG

Afton No 1

fall of coal

Hugh McLatchie 35
1889

11 APR

Lanemark No. 2

fall of roof

George Nisbet 13
1889

12 OCT

Lanemark No. 2

explosion of firedamp

John Reynolds 29

1880s| New Cumnock Coalfield

Year Colliery Owner
1880 Pathhead Archibald Gray and Co.
1880 Coalburn Jas. McNicol
1880 Bank New Bank Coal Co.
1880 Afton Lanemark Coal Co.
1880 Lanemark Lanemark Coal Co.
1880 South Boig Lanemark Coal Co.

Abandoned Mines

  • Coalburn: 19th April 1884
  • South Boig: 19th April 1884.