Details of the Accident
|Place||Grantham area (Construction of GNR railways)|
|Date||0th February 1851|
|Railway Company||Great Northern Railway and contractors|
|No. of Fatalities||3|
|Cause of Accident||Various - please see description|
|Description||This list includes people who died during the construction of the railway, for which details aren't yet available|
- Grantham in the News 1851 - 1875, John Pinchbeck (2000 Scott Willoughby)
List of Fatalities
The 3 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|
|BROWN||Thomas||Commercial Road, Grantham, LIN||Horse bolted and arm crushed by wagon. Died of tetanus.|
|MORLEY||John||21||Grantham, LIN||Died after carrying a heavy rail up the embankment at Barkston||1851/Mar Newark 15 395|
|SUMMERBY||18||Grantham, LIN||Run over by a tip wagon at Saltersford embankment||1851/Sep Grantham 14 234|