Details of the Accident
|Date||17th February 1856, Midnight|
|Railway Company||North Staffordshire Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||2|
|Cause of Accident||Excessive speed|
|Description||Train from Derby crewed by the victims was in collision with one from Burton.|
- News of the World, 2nd March 1856
List of Fatalities
The 2 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|
|HUDSON||Henry||33||Railway driver||,||1856/Mar Stoke On T 6b 103|
|RIGBY||William||31||Railway fireman||,||1856/Mar Stoke 6b 103|