From the Brantford Expositor, December 9, 1932:
Five British Miners Killed: Explosion in Colliery at Woodwell, South York:
"Five men are dead today and four seriously injured, following an explosion at midnight last night at the Cortonwood colliery, Woodwell, South York. The explosion occurred in a seam 500 yards deep wherein 20 men were working.
The dead, all married, are as follows: Walter Nutter, and Alphonse Allen, of Wombwell and Roy Aloutram and William Landles of Westmelton."