The records below of men who lost there lives while working at Thurcroft have been recorded as accurate as possible. And are recorded as a memorial to all the men.
Below is a letter very kindly loaned to the web site by Paul Challinor. It is addressed to his Father Mr Joe Challinor [ overman ] and signed by the then Colliery Manager Mr Albert Clarkson. This fatal accident took place on 16s face in the Park Gate seam.
The names of the men below are of men who were tragically killed while working at Thurcroft Colliery after 1950. The list is not complete and will be added to as more information becomes available. The list is compiled in memory of the men who died and to there family's.
Mr Raymond Walton Park Gate Seam. 16s coal face, 1964. Mr Keith Williamson Park Gate Seam. Mr D, Hayle Park Gate Seam. Mr J, Sprat Park Gate Seam. Mr Cyril Morris Park Gate Seam. 5s coal face, Mr Lenny Mason Park Gate Seam. 47s coal face, Jan 1970. Mr Jim Ward Pit Bottom. Mr Wilson Pit Top Lorry Driver.
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