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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
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
Hickman, Henry 2 1869-01-29 Fall down shaft Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
Palmer, Robert 2 1869-01-29 Fall down shaft Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
Hatch, William 3 1869-09-07 Fall down shaft Uniacke Hants County Gold
Laidlaw, Adam 3 1869-05-06 Fall of stone Waverley Halifax County Gold
Young, Thomas 2 1870-08-23 Fall of coal Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Luckman, John 3 1870-12-13 Crushed by cage International Mine Pictou County Coal
Knox, John 3 1870-09-13 Explosion of powder Montague Halifax County Gold
Brennick, John 2 1870-11-11 Run over by wagon Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McLellan, A. 2 1870-06-07 Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McGilderic, Alexander 2 1871-08-15 Suffocated Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Green, John 2 1871-06-05 Fall off bridge Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McKinnon, J. 2 1871-03-09 Fall of coal Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McMullen, Kenneth 2 1871-04-18 Explosion of powder or fall of coal Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
McInnes, John 2 1872-05-27 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Reeves, James 2 1872-11-07 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal


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