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Details of the Accident

Place Godmanchester
Date 6th September 1847, p.m.
Railway Company Ely & Huntingdon Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was walking home from work beside the track from St. Ives to Fendrayton when he was struck by the 8 p.m. train from Cambridge

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 18 Sep 1847 p6

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) or Statutory Register (Scotland) reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR Reference
CHALMERS Railway engine cleaner Fen Drayton, CAM