1973 – Yates, William

The Birmingham Post, Thursday, August 16, 1973

18th Pit Victim

The 18th victim of last months colliery disaster at Markham near Chesterfield, died in Sheffield Regional Hospital yesterday. He was Mr. William Yates, aged 62, of Welbeck Road, Bolsover, Derbyshire.


To view a filmed interview with Sandra Pembleton about William Yates click here.


The commemoration took place on 22nd September 2016. The location of the artwork dedicated to William can been seen here. Zone 4


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Further Information.

Markham Colliery 1973 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1973 disaster.


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