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Details of the Accident

Place Poynton, Cheshire, England
Date Wednesday 22nd January 1851
Railway Company Private sidings between coal mine and LNWR
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Fell from wagon
Description Victim was engaged in shunting wagons down an incline and when uncoupling a wagon whilst it was in motion, slipped and fell under the train.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Manchester Guardian, 19th February 1851 (Report of inquest)

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
DANIELSThomas35Labourer, Died of injuries on Sunday, 16th February1851/Mar Stockport 19 241