List of Dead Under 21

1877 Dixons Pits

1877 Dixons PIts Blantyre

Courtesy of Robert’s Stewarts spreadsheet, where he has mapped out the list of the Blantyre Pit Disaster dead under 21 years old. Exclusively on Blantyre Project, this gives a new insight into just how many boys and young men died in that terrible disaster on 22nd October 1877.

The following is a list of Dead under 21 years:

James Clyde Coal miner Single 44 Dixon St 12
John Liddell Coal miner Single Hall Street 12
Archibald McKillop Coal miner Single Burnbank Hamilton 12
William Bolton (Profession?) Single Auchinraith 13
Peter Burns Coal miner Single McAlpine’s Land 13
Joseph Gilmour (Profession?) Single (Address?) 13
William Graham Drawer Single 57 Hall Street 13
William McLachlan Pony driver Single 1 Jackson Place, Blantyre 13
George Murphy Drawer Single 8 Carfin St 13
James Reid Drawer Single Burnbank Hamilton 13
John Speirs Coal miner Single 9 Miller St 13
Robert Steel Coal miner Single Flemington, Cambuslang 13
Thomas Whiteside Coal miner Single Larkfield 13
James Brown Coal miner Single 11 McAlpine’s Land 14
William Campbell Coal miner Single Kirkton 14
William Clyde Pony driver Single 44 Dixon St 14
John Conlin Pony driver Single 57 Calder Street 14
James Cosgrove Coal miner Single 15 Carfin St 14
John Hendry Pony driver Single Larkfield 14
Edward McCallum Coal miner Single 28 Hall Street 14
William McGhee Coal miner Single Larkfield 14
John McKillop Coal miner Single Burnbank 14
Samuel Roberts Coal miner Single 60 Hall Street 14
William Stevenson Coal miner Single 15 Govan St 14
James Wilson Drawer Single 55 Calder St 14
Peter Anderson Pony driver Single Hunthill 15
Thomas Bolton Drawer Single 48 Hall St 15
Simon Boyle Drawer Single 8 Hall Street 15
Francis Cosgrove Coal miner Single 15 Carfin St 15
Robert Hendry Pit bottomer Single 11 Larkfield, Blantyre 15
Edward McLachlan Pony driver Single 1 Jackson Place 15
John Speirs Pony driver Single Barnhill 15
Malcolm Stewart Coal miner Single 52 Calder Street 15
Charles Tonner Colliery drawer Single 13 Calder Street 15
John Trainer Pony driver Single Pilot Acre 15
James Welsh Coal miner Single Hart’s Land 15
Thomas Bolton Drawer Single Auchinraith 16
James Cavanagh Colliery drawer Single 5 Calder St 16
Andrew Cox Coal miner Single 54 Hall St 16
John Hastie Coal miner Single 11 Miller St 16
James Kelly Coal miner Single 43 Calder St 16
George Lauder Coal miner Single Townhill, Hamilton 16
John McCulloch Coal miner Single Auchinraith 16
John McGhee Coal miner Single Larkfield 16
Edward Moir Drawer Single Barnhill 16
James Sneddon Coal miner Single Auchinraith 16
George Speirs Coal miner Single Barnhill 16
Robert White Pony driver Single Auchinraith 16
James Bolton Pit bottomer Single 48 Hall St, Blantyre 17
Peter Carmichael Coal miner Single Auchinraith 17
Thomas Murdoch Coal miner Single 1 Dixon Street 17
William Primrose Coal miner Single Blantyre Works 17
William Richardson Coal miner Single Kirkton, Blantyre 17
Moses Roberts Coal miner Single 60 Hall Street 17
Robert Stewart Coal miner Single 34 Hall St 17
John Thomson Colliery hostler Single Larkfield, Blantyre 17
James Wilson Coal miner Single Larkfield 17
William Wilson Coal miner Single 55 Calder St 17
John McEwan Wright Pony driver Single 3 Priestfield Blantyre 17
John Brown Coal miner Single 11 McAlpines Land 18
Abraham McGhee Coal miner Single Larkfield 18
Edward McLaughlan Coal miner Single 17 Miller St 18
Alexander Miller Assistant engine hand Single (not given) 18
Owen Brannaghan Coal miner Single Stonefield, Blantyre 19
John Cavanagh Coal miner Single 5 Calder St 19
James Clark Coal miner Single Pilot Acre 19
John Dolan Coal miner Single Dixon’s Rows 19
William Gemmell Coal miner Single Burnbank Hamilton 19
Thomas Halliday Soldier Single 34 Hall St 19
James Hendry Coal miner Single Larkfield 19
Patrick McCue Coal miner Single 23 Dixon Street 19
John McKelvie Coal miner Single Burnbank Hamilton 19
Alexander Revie Coal miner Single Dixon’s Rows 19
John Sneddon Coal miner Single Auchinraith 19
John Stevenson Coal miner Single 15 Govan St 19
James Stewart Coal miner Single 34 Hall St 19
Turnbull Cleghorn Bottomer Single Hart’s Land 20
John Conaghan Coal miner Single 5 Carfin Street 20
Robert Orr Kirkland Coal miner Single 41 Priestfield Terrace 20
James Lauder Coal miner Single Townhill, Hamilton 20
James Marshall Coal miner Single 14 Calder Street 20
James Murphy Coal miner Single 8 Carfin St 20
Thomas Roberts Coal miner Single 60 Hall Street 20
John Russell Coal miner Single Kirkton 20
Thomas Baxter Coal miner Single Priestfield Terrace 21
Charles Coyle Coal miner Single Larkfield 21
Samuel Gardener Coal miner Single Newton, Cambuslang 21
Thomas Hendry Coal miner Single Larkfield 21
James McFadzen Coal miner Married to Helen Buchan Dixon’s Rows 21
William Muir Coal miner Single Burnbank Hamilton 21
Bernard Murray Coal miner Single Larkfield 21
Peter O’Brien Coal miner Single 10 Calder Street 21
Robert Ovens Coal miner Single 12 Hall Street 21
Thomas Wilson Coal miner Single Greenfield, Hamilton 21

Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,

Frank Welsh Young James Welsh who died aged 15.

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Blantyre Project Thanks Frank. This is Doctor Grant, his signature on the death certificate after he certified young James Welsh as being dead, (as he did with many others from that disaster.). I can only imagine the sights he saw doing that.

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Jay Peajohn Stone Lest we forget xx
Jay Peajohn Stone Know these names..Hallidays lived along from my grannie…knew of the Welshes…recently bought a copy of my birth certificate tge registrar was JW. WELSH…

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