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Black Mine Explosion

Astley Deep Pit, Thursday, 3 March 1870
Cheshire Death Indexes for 1870 show that eight deaths were recorded in the Sub-District of Dukinfield and one was recorded in the Sub-District of Ashton Town. The registers are held at the Register Office, Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire.

CAMBRIDGE Solomon31DUK/48/83White StreetMarried with three children
CARTWRIGHT Edward29DUK/48/84Just arrived from
HAMMOND William17DUK/48/84White Street
HODGSON William40DUK/48/83Victoria StreetMarried with five children
HOLMES William Henry21DUK/48/84Zetland StreetMarried with one child
KING Joseph28DUK/48/83Park StreetMarried with one child
LEE William46AST/59/64Church StreetMarried with four children
MORTEN Henry24DUK/48/84Oxford StreetSingle
NORMINGTON Abraham17DUK/48/84