Charles Acklam Tyreman Grave, Kirkleatham

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Charles Acklam Tyreman was killed in the Eston Ironstone mines on September 2nd 1907 aged 23
Charles Acklam
He was kirving (a coal mining term for undercutting) in the bottom part of the seam when a piece of stone suddenly burst away from a natural break in the upper part of the seam, and, falling upon him, caused fatal injuries.

1 thought on “Charles Acklam Tyreman Grave, Kirkleatham

  1. Having read most of Simon’s excellent books on the ironstone mines in our area, you get to realise how dangerous the occupation of mining was around the turn of the century. I am surprised there are not more memorials around.

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