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Details of the Accident

Place Penrith
Date 1st June 1870,
Railway Company
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Misadventure
Description Victim boarded the wrong train, tried to get off whilst the train was in motion and became entangled between the wheels and the platform. A porter and the station-master tried to rescue him, but they were unsuccessful and he died soon after of his injuries.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 2nd June 1870

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
CATLEY Mr. Schoolmaster Shap, WES Master of Lowther Schools