Details of the Accident
|Place||Velindre, nr Aberavon, Glamorganshire, Wales|
|Date||Monday 19th June 1848|
|Railway Company||Cwmavon Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||1|
|Cause of Accident||Derailment|
|Description||Victim was riding unofficially on the footplate, when, as a consequence of one of the rails becoming loose, the locomotive was derailed and fell 12 feet down a bank.|
- SWWIAS Newsletter no. 68, March 1997
- The Cambrian, 23 June 1848
List of Fatalities
0 of the 1 fatalities that have been identifed so far are listed in the table below together with brief notes on 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|