South Yorkshire Times 15th May 1965
Denaby Fatality – Miner Struck by Fall of Stone
Harold Middleton (63) of Copley Avenue, Conisbrough, was fatally injured yesterday when he was struck by a fall of stone while working in the Parkgate seam at Denaby Main Colliery.
No one else was involved in the mishap.
A Coal Board spokesman said that the accident occurred at 8.30 a.m. when Mr. Middleton was working on salvage operations in the old C.4 main gate.
“There were no other men in the immediate vicinity,” he said.