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Oaks Coal Mine (United Kingdom)


Ranked as the 10th worst disaster the Oaks Pit Disaster, (Barnsley, Yorkshire), of December 12th 1866 resulted in 361 deaths during two separate explosions. For nearly half a century this rated as the worst pit disaster in UK history, this unwanted title eventually being claimed by the Universal Senghenydd Colliery disaster in 1913.

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Last updated August 10th 2013 by skiprat
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Last updated October 21st 2008 by carnkie

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Documents for Oaks Coal Mine

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Major Mining Region

Oaks Coal Mine belongs to the South Yorkshire region.

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