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Details of the Accident

Place Box Tunnel
Date Sunday 27th January 1907, 2 p.m.
Railway Company Great Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Struck by train
Description Victim was working in tunnel, there was some delay and confusion over the start of single line working. He was struck by train.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Official Accident Report (1907)

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
DOWDINGJohn26Bricklayer, 1907/Mar Chippenham 5a 54