PlaceWigan North Western, Lancashire (1)
Date2 Aug, 1873,
Railway CompanyLondon and North Western Railway
No of Fatalities13
Cause of AccidentDerailment
Brief description of eventsLondon to Scotland express derailed on facing points, cause unknown. 13 killed, 30 injured.
Source/Bibliography/Further Readingn/k
ANSON Bt; John William H. (Sir); 53; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
ARLETT; Martha; 22; Waiting-maid; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
FAGG; James; 19; Valet; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
MINNETTE; Alice; 23; Children's Nurse; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
PHILIPS; John; 70; Chamberlain to Lord Moray; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
ROBERTS; Mary; 73; Weymouth; DOR; Widow of Zachariah Roberts; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
ROBERTS; Zachariah; 30; Schoolmaster at Carlisle Industrial Schools; Son of Mary Roberts; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
WADDELL; Thomas Russell; 27; Solicitor; Wellington Sq., Ayr; AYR; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
WARK; Andrew Alexander; 3; Highgate; LND; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
WARK; Margaret Reyburn C.; 3; Highgate; LND; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 37
WARK; Thomas Cuthbertson; 10; Highgate; LND; 1873/Sep Wigan 8c 36
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