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Details of the Accident

Place Battersea, Nine Elms Yard, Surrey, England
Date Thursday 25th September 1851, p.m.
Railway Company South Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Crushed between buffers
Description Victim was a porter and engaged in shifting several luggage wagons when he became jammed between the buffers and crushed to death

Sources/Further Reading

  • Hampshire Advertiser & Salisbury Guardian, 27 September 1851
  • The Times, 25 September 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), 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
MATTHEWSWilliamPorter, Died of injuries at St. Thomas' Hospital