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On this Day in 1862
Burial of miners lost in the Hartley Colliery Disaster
159 of the 204 miners who died in the disaster at Hartley Colliery on the 16th January 1862, were later burried in the churchyard of the Parish Church in Earsdon. There is a memorial to the miners lost in the disaster in the churchyard: "ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN HARTLEY PIT, BY THE FATAL CATASTROPHE OF THE ENGINE BEAM BREAKING 16th JANUARY 1862"
Note: exact date of the burriel unknown.
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