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Details of the Accident

Place Lichfield
Date Thursday 7th June 1900, 4.30 p.m.
Railway Company London and North Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Runaway wagons
Description During shunting at Hammerwich, some wagons ran away towards Lichfield. The wagons were turned into a siding and hit some empty cattle wagons. The victim was found in the wreckage of the guards van.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Daily News, 7th June 1900

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
CLIFFEHarry40Railway guard, Attached to Walsall