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Details of the Accident

Place Windsor Bridge, nr Salford
Date 28th January 1851,
Railway Company Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was crossing the line after shunting some wagons into a siding and was struck by the engine he had just detached.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Manchester Guardian, 1st February 1851

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
DERBYSHIRE Ernest 33 Railway porter , Employed by Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 1851/Mar Manchester 20 573