Details of the Accident
|Date||Thursday 29th August 1850, a.m.|
|Railway Company||East Lancashire Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||1|
|Cause of Accident||Collision|
|Description||Truck in a siding was stood too near the points with the main line. The train hit the truck and two carriages were derailed.|
- The Manchester Guardian, 5th April 1851 (report of action for compensation)
- Weekly Dispatch, 13th April 1851 (report of action for compensation)
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|
|MIDDLETON||Robert||37||Commercial traveller||Manchester, LAN||Died of injuries. Married||1850/Sep Burnley 21 155|