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Details of the Accident

Place Manningtree
Date 5th May 1851, 7:15 p.m.
Railway Company Eastern Union Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was the guard of goods train and whilst uncoupling some wagons was caught between buffers.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Weekly Dispatch, 11th May 1851 (report on 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) or Statutory Register (Scotland) reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR Reference
DARBY John 40 Train guard , Died of injuries 1851/Jun Colchester 12 43