Children's Mines Memorial Transcription

This is a transcription of the Children's Mines Memorial (this transcription can be supplied as a word file on request, which is easier to search by name)

Base West Face: erected by the mayor of copeland/councillor peter bennett/30 march 1998

Base South Face: bottle bank pit                  duke pit                 croft pit              hope pit             countess pit  henry pit

Base East Face: john pit                                       saltom pit           lindow pit           threapthwaite pit   low wreay pit

james pit

Base North Face: walkmill pit                       william pit         wellington pit                wilson pit        whinney hill pit                                                                                        Lowca pit

Obelisk West Face:                F green                                                          9 yrs                                                                    19 june 1819

                                                    matthew blaylock                             14 yrs                                                                  13 oct 1823

                                                    john herring                                            14 yrs                                                                  13 oct 1823

                                                    john mclellon                                        13 yrs                                                                  13 oct 1823

                                                    ann bainbridge                                       11 yrs                                                                  13 oct 1823

                                                    thomas flood                                           13 yrs                                                                  2 jan 1826

                                                    john Cragg                                                 14 yrs                                                                  26 aug 1826

                                                    richard cousins                                     14 yrs                                                                  18 mar 1828

                                                    moses westmoreland                         14 yrs                                                                  7 oct 1828

                                                    george thompson                                  12 years                                                            6 dec 1828

                                                    thomas shields                                       12 years                                                            6 feb 1830

                                                    james downie                                            14 yrs                                                                  6 feb 1830

                                                    robert garraway                                 17 yrs                                                                  12 nov 1831

                                                    abraham taylor                                   8 yrs                                                                    12 nov 1831

                                                    christopher fitzsimmons               14 yrs                                                                  12 nov 1831

                                                    arthur mcqueen                                    9 yrs                                                                    12 nov 1831

                                                    john mcgaubin                                        13 yrs                                                                  12 nov 1831

                                                    junior reeling                                         9 yrs                                                                    23 nov 1831

                                                    wiliam tubman                                       14 yrs                                                                  20 oct 1838

                                                    robert peel                                               10 yrs                                                                  24 oct  1838

Obelisk South Face:               harrison peel                                          12 yrs                                                                  24 oct 1838

                                                    jonathan wilson                                    11 yrs                                                                  24 oct 1838

                                                    john fisher                                                 10 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    william durham                                    14 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    michael wheatley                               13 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    john dunn                                                    11 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    wiliam atkinson                                    14 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    robert tear                                              12 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    christopher pearson                         14 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    william mcmullen                              11 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    joseph clark                                             14 yrs                                                                  18 feb 1839

                                                    thomas kennedy                                    13 yrs                                                                  29 may 1839

                                                    thomas gardiner                                  10 yrs                                                                  5 june 1839

                                                    william savage                                      8 yrs                                                                    2 aug 1839

                                                    william robinson                                 9 yrs                                                                    11 jan 1844

                                                    john bryden                                              12 yrs                                                                  13 jan 1844

                                                    isaac williamson                                  12 yrs                                                                  17 june 1847

                                                    michael young                                        13 yrs                                                                  29 nov 1847

                                                    john mcminn                                             10 yrs                                                                  17 mar 1848

                                                    john ward                                                   13 yrs                                                                  28 oct 1848                                                          

Obelisk East Face:                 henry marsh                                            12 yrs                                                                  28 oct 1848

                                                    robert lawson                                        12 yrs                                                                  28 oct 1848

                                                    robert clark                                           13 yrs                                                                  28 oct 1848

                                                    robert henderson                                11 yrs                                                                  10 sep 1849

                                                    william golding                                    12 yrs                                                                  9 sep 1849

                                                    john trotter                                            13 yrs                                                                  28 sep 1850

                                                    john boyle                                                  13 yrs                                                                  7 feb 1853

                                                    george hindmoor                                  13 yrs                                                                  17 nov 1835

                                                    thomas adair                                           14 yrs                                                                  26 jan 1856

                                                    edward henderson                              12 yrs                                                                  17 apr 1858

                                                    samuel wilson                                         14 yrs                                                                  6 june 1859

                                                    joseph hunter                                          11 yrs                                                                  30 jan 1860

                                                    joseph wilson                                           11 yrs                                                                  14 feb 1860

                                                    george mcallister                              13 yrs                                                                  4 june 1861

                                                    robert smith                                            13 yrs                                                                  16 july 1861

                                                    daniel todd                                               12 yrs                                                                  2 apr 1863

                                                    william weir                                            10 yrs                                                                  24 may 1863

                                                    joseph burns                                             11 yrs                                                                  4 july 1865

                                                    peter gribbon                                          14 yrs                                                                  3 nov 1868

                                                    edward reay                                             14 yrs                                                                  10 aug 1871

Obelisk North Face:              james ryan                                                 11 yrs                                                                  13 dec 1871

                                                    john gridall                                             14 yrs                                                                  23 july 1873

                                                    william j marshall                             13 yrs                                                                  28 apr 1882

                                                    thomas watson                                       13 yrs                                                                  15 aug 1884

                                                    john cowan                                                13 yrs                                                                  10 nov 1887

                                                    john graham                                             13 yrs                                                                  28 nov 1894

                                                    john wilkinson                                        14 yrs                                                                  21 nov 1895

                                                    james wreay                                              13 yrs                                                                  17 june 1896

                                                    patrick murphy                                      14 yrs                                                                  17 aug 1900

                                                    edward h bradly                                  14 yrs                                                                  18 dec 1900

                                                    john gill                                                      11 yrs                                                                  18 apr 1821

                                                    james murray                                          13 yrs                                                                  3 sep 1824

                                                    peter andrew                                           9 yrs                                                                    12 sep 1824

                                                    charles bent                                            13 yrs                                                                  8 july 1824

                                                    william fraser                                       14 yrs                                                                  22 june 1915

                                                    jane mcgaa                                                 13 yrs                                                                  12 jan 1819

Circular Top: erected to the children who lost their lives in the whitehaven coalfield/unveiled by ray proctor Managing Director of British Coal Opencast

 


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