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Details of the Accident

Place Pwlmawn
Date 15th March 1856,
Railway Company Swansea Vale Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Derailment
Description Axle on engine broke, leading to the engine plunging down the bank.

Sources/Further Reading

  • DNS, 22nd March 1856

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
WILLIAMS Thomas Train driver ,