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Details of the Accident

Place Anerley
Date Thursday 24th June 1847, 5.45 p.m.
Railway Company Croydon Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Father of the victim owned Anerley Tavern and tea garden, also some fields on other side of track. Victim was supervising the haymaking and whilst crossing the track, was struck by a pilot engine on the way to London.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Era, Sunday 27 June 1847
  • The Times, 28 Jun 1847 p3

List of Fatalities

The 1 fatalities are listed in the table below together with brief notes of any other information found so far.

The last column shows the General Register Office (England and Wales), Statutory Register (Scotland), General Register Northern Ireland or Civil Registration for Ireland reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR/GRONI/GROIE Reference
BUCKMASTERGeorge Joseph19Anerley Tavern, Anerley, SRY1847/Sep Croydon 4 74