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A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

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Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Conn, James 15 1838-07 Explosion of gas GMA Store Pit Pictou County Coal
Lowe, William 15 1838-07 Explosion of gas GMA Store Pit Pictou County Coal
Redpath, George 15 1858-08-11 Explosion of gas GMA's Cage Pit Pictou County Coal
Russell 15 1858-08-11 Afterdamp GMA's Cage Pit Pictou County Coal
McKenzie, Daniel 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Roach, William 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Robertson, James 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Jose, Henry 13 1865-11-10 Fall down shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McCarney 15 1866-01 Fell 15 ft. and struck a timber Acadia Coal Co. Pictou County Coal
Mahoney, Patrick 3 1866-09-26 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McGilchrist, John 2 1866-11-28 Crushed by machinery Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McLean, Alex 2 1866-12-20 Explosion of gas Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McLean, John 3 1866-09-26 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Burke, William 3 1866-09-06 Fall of picks in shaft Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Bowers 3 1866-10-11 Fall of earth Lawrencetown Halifax County Gold
Hoyt, Henry 3 1866-08-20 Fall of coal Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Kelly, William 3 1866-12-27 Fall of tub down shaft Renfrew Hants County Gold
Simpson, John 3 1866-04-10 Run over by wagons Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Livingstone, Augustus 3 1866-11-15 Explosion of powder Waverley Halifax County Gold
Mount, John A. 3 1866-12-10 Fall down shaft Waverley Halifax County Gold
Shaw, Allen 3 1866-11-15 Explosion of powder Waverley Halifax County Gold
McCool, David 3 1866-10-03 Explosion of powder Wine Harbour, Eldorado Co. Guysborough County Gold
Forbes, Andrew 2 1867-04-13 Explosion of gas Albion Mine, Cage Pit Pictou County Coal
Harvey, Robert 2 1867-03-04 Suffocation Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Forsyth, William 3 1867-12-31 Fall of earth Lawrencetown Halifax County Gold
Campbell, Patrick 2 1867-03-17 Explosion of gas Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLeod, Thomas 2 1867-11-28 Fall of stone Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
White, Morris 2 1867-03-26 Explosion of gas Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Timmons, John 2 1867-09-20 Fall of coal Little Bras d'Or, Collins Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Timmons, Peter 2 1867-09-20 Fall of coal Little Bras d'Or, Collins Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McKenzie, Hector 2 1867-02-28 Fall of stone Montreal & Pictou Mine Pictou County Coal
Baxter, James 3 1867-01-03 Explosion of powder Mount Uniacke Hants County Gold
Shea, James 2 1867-08-01 Crushed by machinery Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
Fraser, Simon 3 1867-11-16 Fall of stone Renfrew Hants County Gold
Cameron, D. 3 1867-10-19 Fall of stone Sherbrooke Guysborough County Gold
Bennois, John 2 1867-10-23 Explosion of powder Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Sullivan, John 2 1867-09-12 Crushed in mine Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Hallow, John 3 1867-05-03 Fall of stone Waverley Halifax County Gold
Hamilton, Samuel 15 1868-01 Exploding gas Acadia Coal Mine Pictou County Coal
Reid, Robert 2 1868-01-10 Fall of earth Acadia Coal Mine Pictou County Coal
Campbell, John 2 1868-05-22 Fall of coal, fall of pit roof Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Fraser, Simon 2 1868-07-08 Crushed by cars Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Forbes, Andrew 8 1868-04-11 Burnt in pit April 11th, died on the 19th. Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
Conway, John 2 1868-08-07 Explosion of powder Aspe Bay Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Currie, Angus 2 1868-04-23 Fall of coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLellan, Hector 3 1868-10-08 Explosion of powder Mulgrave, (Isaac's Harbour) Guysborough County Gold
McPherson, C. 3 1868-09-08 Fall of stone Mulgrave, (Isaac's Harbour) Guysborough County Gold
McIntyre, W. 2 1868-10-22 Crushed by machinery Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, D. 2 1869-09-23 Explosion of powder Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McPherson, R. 2 1869-08-31 Crushed by tubs Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal


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