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Details of the Accident

Place Ashton-under-Lyne
Date Saturday 19th April 1845
Railway Company Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway
No. of Fatalities 17
Cause of Accident Viaduct collapse
Description Collapse of viaduct during building of railway

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List of Fatalities

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Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR/GRONI/GROIE Reference