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Details of the Accident

Place Bannockburn
Date Friday 26th April 1878, Overnight
Railway Company Caledonian Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was walking along the track to work. Trains only usually approached him from the front, but owing to an earlier accident, a train approached from the rear and he did not seem to hear it.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Stirling Journal, 3 May 1878

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), Statutory Register (Scotland), General Register Northern Ireland or Civil Registration for Ireland reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR/GRONI/GROIE Reference
WELSHThomasSurfaceman (coal mining)Bannockburn, STILeft widow and 3 children.