[Hamilton Advertiser 5 March 1927], Burnbank Miner's Tragic Death â The body of Robert Callan, machineman, was found in debris in Bardykes Pit, Dalton, Cambuslang, on Wednesday after a shot had been fired. 3, Newton, Cambuslang , yesterday morning. instantaneous. Please check the indexes in the Accidents Section for reports by the Inspector of Mines and accidents in other areas. Deceased was at work with a coal-cutting machine at the time and was jammed by the jib, death being instantaneous. There was an explosion, and M'Laughlin was injured. [Scotsman 22 December 1927], Clay Miner's Fatal Injuries - Alexander Fowler (30), clay miner, yesterday died in Glasgow Royal Infirmary from the effects of injuries received in a clay mine at Birkhill, near Manuel Junction. [Scotsman 13 October 1937], Three Cambuslang Miners Injured - Three miners were injured yesterday at Gateside Colliery, Cambuslang, when the coal-face, burst out and partially buried them.  Two men were found alive at the bottom of pit 2, however all others were deceased. He was James Kirkwood (55), 34 Robertson Crescent, Baillieston, and the jury returned a verdict that he was accidentally killed by falling into the sump, death being due to drowning. Later Cornelius was joined by another workman and finished eating his piece. by a hutch which broke away on the braehead. [Scotsman 25 June 1925], Durban Explosion â Scottish Victims - A list of men who were killed in the explosion at the Durban Navigation Collieries, South Africa, was received yesterday by Hull, Blyth, & Co. (Ltd,), West George Street, the Glasgow agents of the collieries. Tenha frete GRÁTIS ilimitado, filmes, séries, músicas e muito mais. [Scotsman 1 April 1937], Battery in Safety Lamp Pit - Hamilton Inquiry - An inquiry was held by Sheriff Walker, and a jury at Hamilton yesterday into the death of Edward M'Laughlin, miner, 28 Colebrook Street, Cambuslang, who died in Glasgow Royal Infirmary on April 14 from injuries sustained in an explosion in No. Nearly 200 feet, along with the hutch. [Evening Telegraph 7 March 1928], Bishopbriggs Pit Fatality - Harry Halliday (53), underground oncost worker, who resided al 78 Duncruin Street, Maryhill, Glasgow; met his death at Summerlee Coal Company's Blackhill Colliery, Bishopbriggs, on Saturday afternoon. Paton was a married man, and leaves a widow and a family of two. "I did not pay much attention to it," he remarked, "but shortly after another and louder explosion took place. A considerable interval having elapsed, the other workmen began to comment on the non-appearance of their mates, and became apprehensive as to their safety. While lying in this position with his face to the roof the rake went crashing past him at a tremendous speed.
Cardowan Colliery, Stepps, 1932 Barrwood Colliery, Kylsyth, 1889 [Scotsman 3 August 1937], Tragic Discovery In Office of Disused Mine - A tragic discovery was made last night in the colliery offices at the disused mine of the Spalehall Coal Company at Newarthill, near Motherwell. There's a problem loading this menu right now. It appears that Russell, who was employed as a brusher on the night shift, was struck by a large piece of rock which seriously injured his leg. Although his hair, eyebrows, and moustache were badly singed, Black said he escaped very lightly. The defenders maintained, however, that there was no specific proof of the pneumonia being due to any septic condition arising from his injuries or to the operative results. Inrush of moss. Having completed his shift, deceased had been walking up the dook brae to the pit bottom when he was knocked by a runaway hutch. The pit was a safety-lamp pit, and the men were inspected every day to prevent matches being taken into it. The men, who are employed as machine-run gummers were working, on the night shift in the Virtue Well section of the mine, owned by the Flemington Coal Co. (Ltd.). Salt Coats Train Disaster. The men remained idle yesterday. It appears that he and two other men were overtaken by a team of empty hutches which crashed into them while they were walking to the pit bottom after completing their shift.
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He leaves a widow and family of three. [Scotsman 14 May 1937], Miner's Death After Mishap In Colliery - A Bellshill miner named Alexander Russell (46), who resided at 45 Calder Road, Mossend, died in Glasgow Royal Infirmary yesterday as the result of an accident in Gateside Colliery, near Cambuslang. Russell's body was found several hours later in what was known as the "Old Mine Road." [Evening Telegraph 6 November 1942], William M'Pheat (50), colliery electrician, was knocked down on Saturday by an engine at Bardykes Colliery, Cambuslang, and died shortly after the accident. He was unconscious, and suffering from internal injuries, besides having several ribs broken. He had evidently been run down by a hutch half a mile west of the pit bottom. He was immediately attended to by his fellow workers, and conveyed to the surface, but on being medically examined he was found to be dead, his neck having been dislocated. [Scotsman 1 January 1937]. He had been struck down by a runaway hutch in the Blackband section and sustained serious internal injuries, death being due to peritonitis. 2 Pit, Wester Gartshore Colliery, Kirkintilloch, yesterday. Callan was recently engaged at the pit, and, being a stranger, it is thought that he took the wrong direction after receiving the usual warning which is given preparatory to shot firing. Hunters Hill Sandstone Quarry, Lanark, 1910 He came over with the 25th Canadian Battalion and fought to the end of the war, gained the Military Medal and was twice mentioned in dispatches.