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Details of the Accident

Place Preston Brook
Date 11th January 1848, 6.30 a.m.
Railway Company Grand Junction Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was waiting for Crewe to Manchester train and whilst crossing the tracks, he was struck by the express to London.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 12 January 1848 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) or Statutory Register (Scotland) reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR Reference
HALLIWELL Edward Cash-keeper to the Duke of Bridgewater's dock and warehouse Preston Brook, CHS Died of injuries 1848/Mar Runcorn 19 218