Details of the Accident
|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.|
- 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|