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Details of the Accident

Place Purleigh
Date 13th April 1889,
Railway Company
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by wagon
Description Fell whilst getting down from wagon whilst riding on newly constructed railway and was dragged under wagon.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Chelmsford Chronicle, 12 April 1889
  • Essex FHS Journal, November 2004

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
CABLE Frederick Henry 24 Railway platelayer Purleigh, ESS 1889/Jun Maldon 4a 195