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Details of the Accident

Place Southwaite
Date Saturday 8th November 1851
Railway Company Lancaster & Carlisle Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim walked home along railway after drinking in a beershop. It was assumed that he had fallen asleep on the track.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 18th November 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
CAINSJames32LabourerElephant Inn, Broadfield, WES