Coal Mining Fatalities

This database contains 2497 known Nova Scotia coal mining fatalities. Names, dates, places, mines, and causes of death have been painstakingly compiled. Despite this, it is by no means a complete list. Fatalities occurred before records were kept; descriptions of incidents and those involved were lost along with coal company records. Official recording of multiple deaths may have missed some names; in some cases, names are misspelled. However, this is likely the most complete list that exists. Please contact us if you know names to add.

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Surname Given Name(s) Yearsort descending County Mine Cause
Sutherland David 1958 Cape Breton County Dominion No. 18 Haulage
Turnbull William 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Allen Fidele 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
McLeod Frank 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Welch George 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Fraser Harold 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
White Carl 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Gerhardt Joseph 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
White Albert 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Gillis Gus 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Goode Kenneth 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Halliday Harry 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Harrison Cecil 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
McIsaac Duncan 1958 Cape Breton County Dominion No. 26 Fall of stone
Harrison Chesley 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
McNutt Harold 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Campbell James 1958 Cape Breton County Four Star Electrical
Henwood Harlan 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Miller Bernard 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Shaw Thomas 1958 Cape Breton County Princess Haulage
Holloway Isaac 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Mooring Carl 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Tobie or Tobin Frank 1958 Cape Breton County Dominion No. 26 Fall of stone
Hunter Hiram 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Nicholson Fred 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Hunter Whylie or Wylie 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
O'Brien Harry 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Hyatt Warren 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Perrin Robert 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Jackson John 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Porter Sterling 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Raper Harold 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Jewkes William 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Rector Percy 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
LeBlanc Abbey 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Reid Joseph 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Legere Alfred 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Reid Layton 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
White Alfred A. 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Bump on March 18
Livingstone Gilbert 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Reid Lester 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Tabor Hollis 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Maddison John 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Reynolds Wesley 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Aylward Ralph 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Marshall Thomas 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Rolfe Ernest 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Backa Andrew 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
McCormack Lenard 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump
Rose Charles 1958 Cumberland Springhill No. 2 Terrific, devastating bump

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