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Details of the Accident

Place Plumstead
Date Friday 27th December 1889, 9.30 a.m.
Railway Company The London, Chatham and Dover Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was found injured on the track, ten minutes after the passage of a freight train. He had been out looking for work.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Kentish Independent, 4 January 1890
  • Woolwich & District FHS Journal, December 2005

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
WINGROVEWilliam79Bootmaker2 York Cottages, Parkdale, Plumstead, KENHusband of Ann WINGROVE, father of Sarah SOWERBY.1890/Mar Woolwich 1d 871