Tyne and Wear HER(13399): Gosforth, Church of St. Nicholas, grave of John Dees - Details
Gosforth, Church of St. Nicholas, grave of John Dees
Religious Ritual and Funerary
John Dees (1796-1849), mason. Dees was killed by an explosion of gas at Gosforth Colliery on 14 June 1849. Thomas Forster and John Lawson were also killed. It was the first fatal explosion at the colliery in 20 years.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 157