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Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

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Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Mahoney, Patrick 3 1866-09-26 Fall of coal 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
Forsyth, William 3 1867-12-31 Fall of earth Lawrencetown Halifax County Gold
Baxter, James 3 1867-01-03 Explosion of powder Mount Uniacke Hants County Gold
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
Hallow, John 3 1867-05-03 Fall of stone Waverley Halifax County Gold
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
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
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
Boyd, Angus 3 1872-06-05 Fall down shaft Meridan Gold Mine Guysborough County Gold
Carroll, Michael 3 1875-02-18 Fall of scaffords Montague Halifax County Gold
Kennedy, John 3 1875-02-18 Fall of scaffords Montague Halifax County Gold
Whidden, Thomas H. 3 1876-07-03 Fall of a tub in a shaft Goldenville Guysborough County Gold
Chevill, James 3 1877-01-14 Fall of frozen ore in a surface heap Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Penrose, John 3 1877-11-08 Fall of ore from stope Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Ferguson, James 3 1879-12-09 Thawing dynamite improperly Tangier Halifax County Gold
Whitemore, John 3 1880-11-25 Fall from tub Montague Halifax County Gold
Farnen, Nobel 3 1881-12-16 Killed by box running away on incline Londonderry Iron Mine Colchester County Gypsum
McKinnon, J. 3 1882-03-11 Killed by fall of stone in sinking shaft Coxheath Copper Mine Cape Breton County Other minerals
McGrath, J. 3 1882-08-18 Killed by fall of stone from scaffold he was taking down Goldenville Guysborough County Gold
McIsaac, Angus 3 1882-05-12 Killed by balance cage while passing through eye of shaft Londonderry Iron Mine Colchester County Gypsum
Davison, John 3 1883-05-23 Killed by fall from tub in shaft Stormont Guysborough County Gold
Rude, H. 3 1883-06-13 Killed by blast Stormont Guysborough County Gold
Murphy, G. 3 1883-09-26 Fell down shaft Tangier Halifax County Gold
Perry, Richard 3 1884-11-29 Shaft of winding-engine broke and he was thrown down the pit Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Rushton, Olive 3 1884-11-29 Shaft of winding-engine broke and he was thrown down the pit Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Rushton, Nathaniel 3 1884-11-29 Shaft of winding-engine broke and he was thrown down the pit Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Vigend, Thomas 3 1884-11-29 Shaft of winding-engine broke and he was thrown down the pit Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Stearns, Andrew 3 1884-11-22 Improperly thawing dynamite Sherbrooke Guysborough County Gold
Killim, Scott 3 1889-09-04 Caught in shaft by cage Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Williams, J. 3 1893-01-10 Explosion of dynamite in drying house Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Murray, Duncan 3 1895-05-11 Fatally injured by a piece of ore falling on him Bridgeville Iron Mine Pictou County Gypsum
Hoskings, Samuel 3 1896-04-18 Delayed explosion of dynamite Crow's Nest Mine Guysborough County Gold
Worth, John 3 1896-04-10 Fall of rock Goldenville, Springfield Mine Guysborough County Gold
Sutherland, Evan 3 1897 Fall of clay from the roof Bridgeville, Pictou Charcoal Iron Mining Co. Pictou County Gypsum
Murchie, B. 3 1897-09 Killed by the tub falling down the shaft Malaga Lake (McLeod Lead) Queens County Gold
Spencer, Edward 3 1898-07-25 Accidental explosion of dynamite Dufferin Mine Halifax County Gold


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