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October 14th 2019

Two official reports 

Report on the Causes of and Circumstances attending the Explosion which occurred at Markham Colliery, Derbyshire, on the 21st January, 1937

This is the official report into the 21st January 1937 disaster at Markham Colliery which killed 9 men

Report on the causes of and circumstances attending the overwind which occurred at Markham Colliery, Duckmanton Derbyshire on 30th July 1973

This is the official report into the  30th July 1973 disaster at Markham Colliery which killed 18 men

October 13th 2019

Inquest on Thomas Johnson (1895 – 1949) who died on the 9th November 1949 after being crushed by a tub on the surface.

Inquest on John Stevens (1886 – 1950) who died in May 1950 from spinal injuries he suffered in a fall of bind in March 1932. He had been incapacitated for 18 years.

October 12th 2019

Inquest on George Dixon (1892 – 1930) who died on 25th January 1930 after a roof fall in Markham No.2 colliery. John Parsons who was also buried and then tried to save George was commended at the inquest.

Photographs of the following miners have been added to the inquests page:

William Henry Chambers (1888 – 1935)

Harold Morpus (1905 – 1933)

George Platts (1880 – 1933)

Daniel Yarnold (1893 – 1935)

October 11th 2019

Inquest on Walter Goucher (1895 – 1930) who died in the Chesterfield Royal Hospital on the 3rd October 1930, after a serious accident at Markham No. 2 colliery on September 14th 1930.

Inquest on Harry Clay (1903 – 1941) who died on 17th October 1941 after a roof fall at Markham No.1 Colliery.