Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 02 January 1931
The Casualty List 1930
3-Dennis Cooke (34), Conisborough; fall of roof, Cadeby Main
6-John Edward Staniforth (40), Barnsley; fall of stone, Darfield Main
18-James Edwin Ward (27), Hemingfield; found drowned in Wombwell Park
6-Edward Derek Driver (five), son of P.c. Driver, Conisborough; knocked down by dray
Richard Pemberton (47), miner, Adwick on Dearne; killed by Paddy mail, Manvers Main (no satisfactory evidence at inquest and coroner ‘dubious.’)
17 – George Alfred Howarth (6), West Melton; knocked down by motor bus.
William Kirby (16), haulage hand, Goldthorpe; runaway tubs, Hickleton Main
20-Ernest Brammer (45), surface worker, Mexborough; killed at boat staith, Denaby Main Colliery.
22-Albert Greenhalgh (centre), grocer, Denaby; riding pillion at Maltby.
24-Ernest Cusworth (West Melton), Thomas King (Mexborough), John Poole (Wath), Herbert Allott (Wath), Leonard Unwin (Roman Terrace), John Dyson (West Melton), John Russell (Bolton); victims of explosion of gas in Billingly Drift District, Wath Main
25-Arthur Richard Capner (47), miner, Thurnscoe; Hickleton Main.
4-Albert Hoyle (33), rope spinner, Wombwell; died in hospital from injuries received in Cortonwood Colliery, 27th February
16-Willie Taylor (54), colliery contractor, Thurnscoe; found drowned, Hickleton Colliery reservoir.
22 – Ashford Owen Adams (36), miner, Brampton; knocked down by motor lorry
26 – Joseph Slater (8), Mexborough; fatally injured while playing in disused brickyard.
27 – Albert Smith (16), Mexborough; Denaby Main Colliery
2-William Joseph Taylor (16), unemployed miner, Wombwell; suicide by hanging.
7-Frederick Whites (8), Swinton; knocked down by motor bus.
19 – William Leslie Boot (22) Conisborough; collapse while playing football at Bradford.
30-John Henry Bradley (48), shot firer, Conisborough; fall of stone, Conisborough quarry.
3-Edith Audrey Harvey (4), Wombwell; knocked down by motor car
9-Ernest Goss (35), miner of Swinton; fall of roof, Wath Main.
11-John Whitfield (44), Goldthorpe; haulage accident, Barnburgh Main
14-Mrs ME Williams (71), Thurnscoe; fatally burned at home
17-Goodyear Family, Wath; Mrs Beatrice Goodyear (27), Mr Alfred Goodyear (32), Arthur Goodyear (3 ½), Mrs Susanna Goodyear; killed at Wakefield in collision with motor bus
21-George Leonard Slack (7), Thurnscoe; drowned in disused clay pit, Hickleton Main Colliery, while playing.
23- Norman Fern (10), Swinton; knocked down by a motorcycle
25- Alfred Pottle (54) postman, Wath; died following slight accident to thumb
26-Richard Warren (55), dattaler, Swinton; fatally injured at Manvers Main
27-Charles Oxley (22), Miner, Wombwell; motor cycle accident
8- Leslie White (8), Brampton; drowned in a lock, Wombwell Junction (Reginald Fuller, Miner, Brampton, commended on his gallant attempt at rescue)
15- Herbert Owen, (48), miner Wombwell, found drowned in Canal at Brampton
23- Horace Hathaway (12), Swinton; drowned in Canal
10-Ethel Alice Watson (33), wife of Ernest J. M. Watson, West Melton; fatally injured while riding pillion with husband.
22-Harold Vicker Adkins (14). Mexborough, fatally injured at Denaby Colliery.
23- James Ernest Naylor (27), Wath; suicide by throwing himself out of bedroom window.
31-Arnold Royston (9). Goldthorpe; drowned in Dearne at Harlington.
16- Albert Edward Weston (8) Wombwell; fatally injured by roller, Wombwell cricket ground
18-Albert Nightingale (53), miner, West Melton: accident in motor cycle combination.
20-Irving Walter Goldthorpe (17), Wombwell; fall from scaffold while working on pithead erection, Huddersfield.
John Burk (55). Denaby; killed during shunting, Cadeby Colliery yard.
25-Frederick Murden (61), Conisborough; suicide by gas poisoning
27-Leslie Bulcroft (4), Denahy; knocked down by motor car.
Peter Carolen (16 months), Brampton; fall in street.
29-Harry Moore Pollard (20), Swinton; inquest verdict that death was due to injuries received in mine 6 years before.
15-Charles Middleton (59), Brampton; trapped by cage. Cortonwood Colliery.
18-Charles Blayden (47), Little Houghton; fatally injured at Houghton Main.
24-Samuel Manley (54), Blacker Hill; fall into doused quarry. Wombwell Wood.
7-Arthur George Parr (44), Mexborough; suicide by drowning.
10-George Whitehead (61), Mexborough found drowned, open verdict.
10-Michael Higgins (62,) miner, Denaby; fall of roof Cadeby Colliery.
13-Florence Unwin (61), Bolton; fatally burned in bedroom.
16-Francis Aquilla Smith (17), Mexborough; run over by tubs, Denaby Main.
22-Lloyd Earnshaw, (17) Bolton; Barnburgh Colliery accident.
Ernest Martin (34), Denaby; accident. Denaby Main Colliery.
William Ernest Mallinson (15), Barnsley; accident in Houghton Main Colliery.
5-Ada May Milner (41), Denaby; fall downstairs.
12 -.Edgar Knight. Abyssinian herbalist. Wombwell; collapsed on way home from Barnsley after defending in case of assault
18- Horace Saxby (34), Thurnscoe; fall of roof, Hickleton Main
Alan Everitt Whelpdale (32), road repairer, Thurnscoe; caught by tube, Barnburgh Main.
27-Joe Ward (7), Mexboro.; knocked down by motor lorry.
2-John Davidson Cutting, a young Durham miner; fall of roof, Kilnhurst
12-Norman Nicholson (24), Great Houghton; John Pearson (22), Great Houghton; Albert Holden (35), Darfield; James Lackey (30), Low Valley; William Richards (32), Great Houghton; Victims of explosion at Houghton Main Colliery.
16-Joseph Wordsworth (18), Hoyland; fall of roof, Cortonwood
17 – William Scott Vivian (26), Wombwell; fall of roof, Cortonwood
Frank Jones (40), Highgate; fall of roof, Hickleton Main.