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Details of the Accident

Place Ravenhead Colliery Branch
Date 7th January 1877, 5.30 a.m.
Railway Company London & North Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was crossing tracks to get to work, tried to pass between two wagons that were about to be shunted. She was crushed to death between the buffers.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Liverpool Journal, 13th January 1877

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
CHEETHAM Elizabeth Ellen 19 Brow girl at Ravenshead Colliery. , 1877/Mar Prescott 8b 484