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John James Ryall/Ryal b1868 Althorpe
m 1893 Sarah Ann Burton in Rotherham
d 30 May 1902 High Hazels Colliery, Darnall
b 3 June 1902 St Oswald, Althorpe
On the 1901 census he's a boarder in Orgreave, occupation labourer at pit, gives his status as single?
I am assuming he died as a result of an accident, but have been unable to find any details. As he is only a 1st cousin 3x removed, i'm reluctant to send for a death certificate......times are hard....but would like to tie up this loose end.
I was hoping if someone has a subscription to newspapers and 5 mins to spare they might see if anything was reported at the time
There is a site that listed all Pit Accidents. I just can't spot it at the moment.
If you Google see if you can find it.
Elaine in Ottawa.
This is one of the sites.
Deaths Jun 1902
Ryal John James 34 Rotherham 9c 385
Elaine in Ottawa.
Can't find anything at Gale.
Probate has admin to Sarah Ann Ryall, widow. His widow, someone else's?
This could be the accident, though a death is not mentioned?
From Sheffield Evening Telegraph 16th June 1902:
"BREACH OF COLLIERY RULES AT HIGH HAZELS
This morning, at the Rotherham West Riding Police Court, Joseph Harris, of Darnall, was fined 30s and costs for having infringed the Coal Mines Regulation Act (Rule 12) at the High Hazels Colliery, on May 29th. Defendant, who was a shot firer, deputed some other person to act for him, and an accident resulted, a man being injured."
The site which you were thinking of is maybe cmhrc.co.uk
Yup thats the one.
Not found in Ancestry's All West Yorkshire, England, County Coroner Notebooks, 1852-1909.
Cant find at Find My Past British Newspapers snippets.
Don't subscribe, so I can only see the initial search result.
Many thanks to all who replied to my post