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Men in the Mines

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


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

Results 1 to 50 of 2521 from your search:  – sorted by county

Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Sarty, Ralph 3 1909-02-15 Riding in an overbalanced skip, thrown into the shaft Torbrook, No. 2 Shaft Annapolis County Gypsum
Sarty, Nathaniel 3 1909-02-15 Riding in an overbalanced skip, thrown into the shaft Torbrook, No. 2 Shaft Annapolis County Gypsum
Vaast 16 1917 Explosion Stellarton, Tom Pit Antigonish County Coal
Isnor, Herbert 2 1921-07-06 Fall of top coal in pillar. Died 22 July Albion Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Conway, John 2 1868-08-07 Explosion of powder Aspe Bay Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Gower, Frederick 2 1953-08-13 Beaver Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Roland, August 1979-06-09 Silicosis Bras D'Or Coal Company Cape Breton County Coal
Marsh, Thomas 2 1938-08-04 Bras d'Or Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Todd, Matthew 2 1941-06-24 Bras d'Or Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Beaton, Philip 2 1939-05-16 Bras d'Or No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Adair, Robert 2 1921-08-08 Gas explosion Bras d'Or No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
Collier, Alfred 2 1923-04-18 Fall of coal from roof in room Bras d'Or No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
Cathcart, James 2 1896-07-20 Fall of coal while loading Bridgeport Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Crowly, Eli 2 1898-08-29 Fall of roof stone Bridgeport Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Campbell, David 2 1913-07-13 Struck by runaway box Broughton Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McKeigan, C. 2 1905-11-30 Brick wall falling on him C.B.C. Iron Co. Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Borden, Alex 2 1905-05-09 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Chisholm, Norman 2 1905-10-17 Fall of coal from face Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McInnis, Duncan 2 1905-07-29 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, Stephen 2 1904-02-29 Fall of roof coal Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Nicholson, Norman 2 1904-01-21 Broken Back, died 8 April Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ryan, John 2 1904-03-12 Fall of stone from roof Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Doyle, John 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Doyle, John Jr. 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Grant, Albert 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Johnstone, Thomas 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Martin, Donald 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McAuly, Malcolm 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McCormick, Stephen 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Alexander 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Neil 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDougall, Roderick 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Simpson, William 2 1899-06-16 Afterdamp from explosion of gas Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Kearney, Patrick 2 1900-08-10 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McKinnon, John 2 1900-09-28 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Nolan, John 2 1900-03-12 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Howie, Alexander 2 1901-04-18 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Daniel 2 1901-08-19 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Frost, Jacob 2 1902-07-09 Fall of coal rolling on him Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, John Y. 2 1902-07-30 Fall of coal from face Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Morrison, Alexander 2 1902-10-09 Fall of coal from pillar Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hilliar, Joseph 2 1898-10-22 Fall of coal from face of room Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, Allen 2 1896-06-22 Struck by part of junk while loading Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, Ronald 2 1894-03-16 explosion of dynamite while heating it Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Burke, William 3 1866-09-06 Fall of picks in shaft Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Martell, Charles 2 1873-10-23 Crushed by wagons Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Brown, Frank 2 1907-05-21 Fall of stone Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Dericimn, F. 2 1907-05-09 Fall of coal Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Holvia, John 2 1907-05-31 Fall of stone Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McVicar, Norman 2 1907-05-21 Fall of stone Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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