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Details of the Accident

Place Grantham
Date December 1852,
Railway Company Great Northern Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Knocked down by an engine which was running 'wrong road' to assist a failed train. 2 other labourers were injured as well.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Grantham and Railways, Frank Cossey (1983, Bygone Publications, ISBN 0906338 12 3), pp32

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
FOX Richard 32 Railway labourer , 1853/Mar Grantham Union 07A 314