Charles Wharton

Charles Wharton

Male 1872 - 1910  (~ 38 years)

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  • Name Charles Wharton 
    Born c. 1872
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1910 Westhoughton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1 – Address:
    St Mary The Virgin
    14-34 Junction Rd
    Bolton BL3 4
    Person ID I11491 Wharton One Name Study
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2016 

    Father Charles Wharton,   b. c. 1902,   d. 9 Nov 1911, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 9 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wharton,   b. c. 1839,   d. 27 Nov 1908, Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F2330 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles Wharton -Pretoria Pit disaster - Memorial

    Headstones
    Wharton headstone in St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Deane Bolton
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1910 - Westhoughton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    St Mary The Virgin
    14-34 Junction Rd
    Bolton BL3 4 - - Bolton, Lancashire, England
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  • Notes  Died:
    • In Memory of Men, Women and Children that sadly lost their lives as a price for Coal
      Hulton Colliery which was better known locally as "Pretoria"

      The Pretoria Mining Disaster of 1910 an Underground Explosion that took the life of many brave miners..
      A Memorial is in the Grounds of St Bartholomews and a memorial service is held every year with the laying of a Wreath at the foot of the Memorial stone

      Charles Wharton Aged 38 of 43 Alexander St Daubhill

  • Sources 
    1. [S260] UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=wharton&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GScntry=5&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=17905949&df=all&

    2. [S122] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org, (https://en.wikipedia.org).
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretoria_Pit_disaster