Auchenharvie Colliery

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Auchenharvie Colliery was a colliery formerly located in the Auchenharvie area of Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland that was devastated by a pit disaster on August 2, 1895 in which nine lives were lost.

List of the deceased[edit]

  • John Clauchan (35)
  • William Clauchan (56)
  • James Clauchan (21)
  • Henry Clauchan (18)
  • Duncan Gallacher (31)
  • James Mullen (19)
  • Peter Mullen (14)
  • Robert McConn (18)
  • John McGhee (14)

Trivia[edit]

The event has been immortalised in the poem "The Star of Young McGhee".

External links[edit]

Auchenharvie Mining Disaster Pages [1]