Fatal Accidents – Killed at Denaby and Barnbro’

October 1930

South Yorkshire Times and Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 24 October 1930

Fatal Accidents.

Killed at Denaby and Barnbro’

Ernest Martin (34), miner, of 83, Doncaster Road, Denaby, was fatally injured at the Denaby Main Colliery on Wednesday. Martin was struck by a fall of rock and was dead on admission to the Fullerton Hospital. Colours usually be

The accident occurred about 7 p.m.

By a grim coincidence Martin’s father was killed in the same seam in July, 1923.

Lloyd Earnshaw (17), of 119, The Crescent. Bolton-on-Dearne, was severely injured at the Barnburgh Colliery on Wednesday night and died shortly after admission to the Mexborough Montagu Hospital.