PlaceHowden, East Riding of Yorkshire (1)
Date24 Jul, 1840,
Railway CompanyLeeds and Selby Railway Company
No of Fatalities5
Cause of AccidentDerailment
Brief description of eventsMixed train of freight and passengers. A heavy iron casting was loaded on a truck behind the tender. This became dislodged and led to a derailment.
Source/Bibliography/Further Reading
ALDERSMITH; Died of injuries
CRAGG; Died of injuries
LEE; Elizabeth; 35; Single. Brother William.
VELTMAN; Left a wife