This site also includes lists of coal miners and workers, disaster reports and a photo gallery. It closed in the early 1900s, but from 1908 was revived as a pumping station for the Tarenni Colliery. First of all check o ur Durham Mining Museum Memorial Roll to see if they have an entry for the person you are trying to find. and there may have been other changes of ownership etc. Mining accidents and safety January 2016 Lists of accidents There is no list of all accidents, but there are various lists of accidents - none complete; some are limited to coal mining or particular regions. This site hosts the Durham Mining Museum website Statistics In this section we present some statistical tables showing data related to the Coal Mining Industry in the UK - presenting some of the data in the statistical tables in a graphical form for easy comparison. This is a database of over 164,000 records containing the details of coalmining accidents and deaths in the UK. Durham Collieries. The list of fatalities is by no means complete, but as they continue their own research the number of names grows - They also welcome contributions from all sources. Disasters – Durham Mining Museum website Some names are shown as Witheld - this is for reasons of Data Protection and relates to all records of people injured since 1950. Primrose Colliery was developed from the mid-1800s, close to the village of Rhos.After the disaster of 1853, it was redeveloped as the New Primrose Colliery, owned by Sir Ralph Howard, and by 1896 employed 307. The company may own other properties etc. Durham Mining Museum Durham Mining Museum covers mining in the Northern part of England i.e. Primrose Colliery. County Durham (DUR), Northumberland (NBL), Cumberland (CUL), Westmorland (WES) and the Ironstone mines of North Yorkshire (NRY). for which we currently do not have details. Durham Mining Museum The Beamish Museum, Durham Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Whitehaven, Cumbria Woodhorn Colliery Museum Jack Nadin's Lancshire Coal Mining History Lancashire Coal Mines Coal Mining History Resource Centre The National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain Mining Disasters Mining and the Bridgewater Canal Search the Durham Collieries database for information on collieries in the Durham coalfield, from about 1850 to 1990.. Find colliery locations, mine opening, closure or operating dates and who owned the mines before nationalisation of the coal industry in 1947. Warning: This is not intended to be an exhaustive history of the company, but an indication of the changes of ownership and the links between companies and directors in those companies. This is a list of mining accidents in the historic county of Lancashire at which five or more people were killed.