Details of the Accident
|Date||24th May 1871, p.m.|
|Railway Company||London, Brighton & South Coast Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||1|
|Cause of Accident||Struck by train|
|Description||Victim was struck by the 5 p.m up train from Portsmouth whilst crossing the line via a foot crossing. She did not see the approaching train or hear the whistle of the approaching train as she was "very short-sighted and deaf".|
- Grantham Journal, 27th May 1871
- Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle, 24th May 1871
- Portsmouth Evening News, 24th March 1938
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|
|DOWELL||Florence||78||New Fishbourne, SSX||Widow||1871/Jun Westhampnett 2b 214 (note Ann Dowell)|