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Details of the Accident

Place Chester
Date 31st December 1903,
Railway Company Great Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Collision
Description A Birkenhead train ran into a GWR light engine and goods brake van. Impact threw both engines off the rails and the victim who was riding on the step of the brake-van, was knocked off and killed.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 1 January 1904 p8

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
COWAP Thomas 29 Railway brakesman Chester, CHS 1904/Mar Chester 8a 270