Huskar Colliery

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Silkstone Colliery was the site of an accident in 1838 when 26 children were drowned as they tried to escape from the Huskar Day-Hole, part of Silkstone Colliery's Moorend and Huskar Pit workings, during a summer thunder-storm. about a quarter mile from Silkstone Waggonway where it passed close to Moorend Pit

Mine Accidents that occured in this Mine

Huskar Colliery 1838

Date: 04/04/1838
Mine: Huskar Colliery
Mine Accident Type: Inrush
Fatalities: 26