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Details of the Accident

Place Stoke on Trent (nr Earl Granville's Ironworks)
Date 1886, bef
Railway Company North Staffordshire Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was working on the track and stepped out of the way of a goods train, into the path of a passenger train that was passing at the same time.

Sources/Further Reading

  • News of the World, 9th May 1886

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
RUSTON Thomas Railway platelayer ,