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Details of the Accident

Place Armitage and Elmhurst (between)
Date 4th April 1893,
Railway Company London & North Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was depressed about moving house and was last seen heading in the direction of the railway. She left a note. Driver and fireman of the locomotive were unaware of the event.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Lichfield Mercury, 7 April 1893
  • Staffordshire Advertiser, 8 April 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
BLACKSTOCK Jane 55 Elmhurst, STS Wife of a shepherd. 1893/Jun Lichfield 6b 275