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Details of the Accident

Place West Hallam
Date 11th January 1893, 6.25 a.m.
Railway Company Great Northern Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was walking the track to take up duties as a watchman at Morley Tunnel, when he was struck by a breakdown train running "wrong road" during single line working.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Derby Mercury, 18th January 1893

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
BLOOR Henry 45 Railway platelayer Stanley, DBY 1893/Mar Belper 7b 343