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Details of the Accident

Place Milton Crossing, Blisworth, Northamptonshire, England
Date Friday 27th January 1922, 5.40 p.m.
Railway Company London & North Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Obstruction on track.
Description The 10 a.m express from Galsgow to Londonm was passing the 4.35 p.m. train from Euston to Birmingham near Blisworth when an object struck both trains and caused damage to the front coach of each train. The object was found to be the foot-step from the tender of the train to Birmingham which had became detached, bounced on the track and then hit both trains.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Times, 28th January 1922
  • The Times, 2nd February 1922
  • The Times, 30th January 1922
  • The Times, 3rd February 1922

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
QUAYECaleb Jonas26Professional musicianSt. Georges Square, Regents Park, NW, LDNMarried with two children. British subject, native of British East Africa. Professional name Ernest Mope DESMOND1922/Mar Towcester 3b 15