Simon Tate

Male 1803 - 1836  (32 years)


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  • Name Simon Tate 
    Born 8 May 1803  Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Jun 1803  All Saints, Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation coal miner 
    _UID F90EE80CB056AC46AB77C9718A3FE33D383A 
    Died 28 Jan 1836  Eppleton Colliery, Hetton, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2770  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2010 

    Father Simon Tate,   b. 1770, Biddick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1851  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Cowley,   b. Abt 1771, Washington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1810, Biddick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1794  All Saints, Penshaw, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Snowdon,   b. 1809,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Aug 1826  St. John, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A Simon Tate was buried 30 Jan 1836 at St. Nicholas, Hetton Le Hole, aged 33 years old
      "Tate, Simon, aged 31, of Hetton, left a wife and three children" (Simon died in a mine explosion http://www.dmm.org.uk/names/n1836-01.htm)

      Simon Tate married Isabella Snowdon 5 Aug 1826 at St. John, Newcastle on Tyne. The marriage record does not connect Simon Tate to any other parish than that of the place of marriage. Presumably this is Simon Tate Jr.

      From "Coalmining History Resource Centre" website
      Mining Accidents - Simon Tate
      Name TATE Simon
      Age 33
      Date 28/01/1836
      Year 1836
      Colliery Eppleton
      Owner Hetton Coal Co Ltd
      County Durham
      Notes Explosion of gas. 23 killed.

      Simon's three children were Jane, born 1827, Simon, born 1828, and Henry, born 1831, all at Eighton Banks.