PlaceAbergele, Denbighshire
Date20 Aug, 1868
Railway CompanyLondon and North Western Railway
Cause of AccidentCollision
Brief description of eventsCollision between Irish Mail and goods train. The goods train was divided at Llysfoen to fit into sidings, 6 wagons (two of which were laden with drums of parafin) and a guards van remaining on the main line. These were hit by the engine, started rolling back towards Abergele and then collided with the London Euston to Holyhead Irish Mail.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingThe Times, 21st August 1868
ALYMER, Arthur Fitzgerald H, 18, Walworth Castle
ALYMER, John Harrison, Walworth Castle
ALYMER, Rosanna Louisa, Walworth Castle
ASKIN, Fanny Sophia Thornburgh, Kidderminster, Father Francis
ASKIN, Kate Sophia, Kidderminster, Husband Francis
BERWICK, Elizabeth Mary
BERWICK, Walter (Hon, Judge), Judge, Dublin, Was also in Cork and had fountain named after him
CHINNERY, Lady
CHINNERY, Rev Sir Nicholas
CRIPPS, Charles
EDWARDS, Capt. J Preistly
EDWARDS, Priestly Augustus
FARNHAM, Lady
FARNHAM, Lord Henry
FARRELL, E Lovell
FRANKS, Rosalie
HOLMES, Joseph
INGRAM, Jane
KELLETT, Mary Ann
LEA, Augusta Simcox
LEA, Caroline Simcox
LUND, Townsend
LUND, William Townend
OUTEN, Edward
OWEN, W. Henry
PARKINSON, Christopher Slater
PARKINSON, W. Bradley
ROE, Mary Anne
SCOVELL, Kathleen
SCOVELL, Whitmore
SMITH, William
STEARN, Caroline
STRAFFORD, Elizabeth
SYMES, Louisa
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