PlaceAlderley, Cheshire
Date18 Feb, 1851, p.m.
Railway CompanyLondon and North Western Railway
No of Fatalities2
Cause of AccidentDerailment
Brief description of eventsTyre on leading wheel of the engine flew off. The engine left the rails and fell onto its side. The victim was thrown clear and impaled beneath the tender by a screw jack.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingThe Manchester Guardian, 18th February 1851
Weekly Dispatch, 23rd February 1851
CHADWICK, Joseph, 30, Train driver
~ 1 fatalities