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Men in the Mines

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
Bell, Thomas 2 1953-02-13 Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Bellan, Joseph 2 1912-08-05 Fall of stone in pillar Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Bennett, Elijah 2 1903-09-03 Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Bennett, Henry 2 1926-10-20 Falling boom Dominion No. 1B Cape Breton County Coal
Bennett, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Bennois, John 2 1867-10-23 Explosion of powder Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Benoit, Bennie Joseph 19 1992-05-09 Explosion Stellarton, Westray Mine Pictou County Coal
Benoit, Merles 2 1880-10-12 Influx of water Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
Benoit, Rodham 2 1917-05-15 Asphyxiation Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Bentcliffe, John 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Berallen, Joseph 2 1918-01-18 Explosion Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Berger, Charles 2 1925-01-22 Killed by trip of boxes Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Bert, Alphonse 2 1940-07-04 Dominion No. 10 Cape Breton County Coal
Betts, David 2 1956-11-01 Explosion Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Betts, William 2 1914-04-02 Boiler Explosion Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Bigley, John 2 1919-08-20 Fall of stone Dominion No. 9 Cape Breton County Coal
Bigney, Alex 2 1908-12-12 Fall of stone Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Bigney, Edward 3 1910-05-12 Run over by full box Acadia Colliery Pictou County Coal
Bigney, Robert 2 1881-10-06 Rope broke on cage Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Birchell, William 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Bishop, George 2 1900-06-13 Dominion No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
Bishop, James 2 1929-06-26 Fall of coal Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Blackwood, Fraser 2 1928-07-24 Struck by runaway box Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Blackwood, Thomas 2 1914-12-20 Gas Explosion Allan Mine Pictou County Coal
Blake, William 2 1952-07-10 Gas explosion Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Blarion, Leon 2 1923-06-06 Fall of coal off face of room Allan Mine Pictou County Coal
Blinkhorn, Arthur 2 1924-11-12 Fall of coal Florence Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Blois, John 2 1959-07-07 Four Star Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Blue, Duncan 2 1919-06-12 Struck by runaway rake Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Blue, John 2 1881-01-20 Struck by cage Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Blue, John M. 2 1903-06-20 Caught under descending cage Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Boates, James 2 1941-07-25 Allan Mine Pictou County Coal
Boazan, Ronald 2 1983-11-15 Crushed No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Bobbie, Edward 2 1958-10-23 Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Bodhaine, Paul 1980-09-05 Heart attack Devco Cape Breton County Coal
Bolivar, Benjamin 3 1907-04-04 Fall of rock from the roof Leipsigate, Mic-Mac Gold Mining Co. Lunenburg County Gold
Bonar, John 2 1877-05-16 Fall of stone Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Bonar, William 2 1952-07-10 Gas explosion Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Bond, Alexander 2 1914-11-01 Fall of coal Sydney No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Bond, George 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Bond, Philip 2 1914-07-25 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bonnar, Alexander 2 1920-10-22 Struck by fall of coal Florence Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Bonnell, Louis 2 1910-05-06 Fall of coal at face Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Bonner, Harry 2 1929-03-20 Fall of stone Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Boone, Adrian 2 1934-05-05 Dominion No. 1B Cape Breton County Coal
Boone, Isaac 2 1917-07-25 Explosion Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Boone, John 2 1942-03-23 Dominion No. 16 Cape Breton County Coal
Boozan, Leo 2 1963-06-13 Dominion No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Boquet, Berry 2 1892-09-01 Fall of coal from working face Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Boram, Charles 2 1880-10-12 Influx of water Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal


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