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Details of the Accident

Place Ullesthorpe
Date 16th February 1851,
Railway Company
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Fell under train
Description Victim was driver of engine. A steam pipe burst and because he had been badly scalded in a similar incident, the victim climbed over the tender and fell between it and the first carriage.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Weekly Dispatch, 23rd 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
WILKINSON William 40 Train driver , Left wife and six children 1851/Mar Lutterworth 15 126