Transcription Tuesday RWLD records, 11-20
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BranchFirst name(s) / initial(s)SurnameGrade
Railway Company
DatePlaceCountyCountry
Type of casualty
NatureDateAttended byVerdictDateInspector
ASRS Representative
Dependents
Amount obtained
Additional comment
SubjectResult
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1103/1902548York CentralG BAtkinsonGoods shunter
North Eastern Railway
08/09/1901
York goods yard
YorkshireEnglandFatal
Accidential Death
09/09/1901
Shaw and Moody (Sec)
accidental death
21/09/1901Van DonopMr Dobson23327£54.17.8
5
1103/1902549Derby No 2FrankBennettEngine Driver
Midland Railway
05/09/1901
Bennett was held largely to blame for an accident: see http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/documents/BoT_BirminghamNewStreet1901.pdf
6
1103/1901550Leeds No 1HChapmanShunter
Great Northern Railway
Wages in leiu of notice
Case lost
A Willey £2-18-6 and £1-12-0 GH costs
7
1103/1901551CadoxtonHarris-
??? Branch Treasurer
Meyrick and Davie
£4-04-0
8
1112/1901552Carlisle No 1JohnRobsonGoods Guard
North Eastern Railway
03/04/1901Forth Station
Northumberland
EnglandFatalshunting
wife and 1 child
10000
Donald Ostell and Lightfoot
£3-10-0 Doubtful case for compensation.
Note: Death was reported in Carlisle on 04/05/1901
9
1112/1901553
Mexborough No 2
Hawthorne-
would not clain for fear of offending his employers
10
1112/1901554
Peterborough No 1
James Harrison Engine Driver
Great Northern Railway
23/08/1901
Hornsey Goods yard
MiddlesexEnglandFatal
Accidental death
30000
Batten and Whitsea
11
1112/1901555Northampton FWoodlandDrayman
London and North Western Railway
Prosecuted for obstruction
case dismissed
12
1112/1901556WellingboroughCRuddFireman
Midland Railway
17/09/1901Broad Oakes YorkshireEnglandFatal19/09/1901J Dobson
Accidental death
08/11/1901MainDobson209100
Location, thought to be Broad Oaks, former freight sidings in the eastern side of Sheffield
13
1112/1901557SheffieldJ CRowley-1680per week
Wages in leiu of notice
Obtained with out going to court
Clegg and Sons £10-6-0
14
1112/1901558Crewe No 1CJones Brakeman
London and North Western Railway
26/03/1901
Basford Hall Siding Crewe
CheshireEnglandInjury: Crush
head bruised and crushed inwards
Register has been endoresed "Turned into a dead end"
15
1112/1901559Hasland MrsHorringold-
Question of charge of orphan
Jones and Middleton £2-2-6
16
1103/1901560
Clapham Junction
JWaites
London and South Western Railway
12500AB £13-18-6
Extensive LB&SCR staff Records show no Waites working in the London area; assumed LS&WR. No Civilian death records found for a Waites in the Surrey/Middlesex areas.
GJD
17
1103/1901561Limerick No 2Thomas O'DwyerGoods Guard
Great Southern and Western Railway
10/09/1901LimerickLimerickIrelandFatal11/09/1901
Accidentally crushed by a railway engine owing to the place being insufficently lighted they also considered he was overworked
11000
PS Connolly £3-3-3 and £3-2-8 Gaffrey and Mr Gleeson for compensation
18
1103/1901562Hull No 3CMassamCapstanman
North Eastern Railway
Wages in lieu of notice
Case Dropped
19
1103/1901563KeighleyHPrestonDrayman
Great Northern Railway
company paid amount due without action
20
1103/1901564Carlisle No 1A HCatchleyGuard
Midland Railway
Charge of assault
Broughton
Papers filed 31/12/1901
GJD
21
1103/1901565GooleFJohnson Goods Guard
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
18/09/1901
Hemsworth Colliery siding
YorkshireEnglandInjury: Sprain(s)sprained ankle1660per week
22
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12
09/1901 & 12/1901
566NewportCBarrettGoods Guard
Great Western Railway
31/03/1901
Park Junction Newport
MonmouthshireEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
torn tendons and sinews from knee caps
1600
per week and settled for £330.00
23
1201/1902567Carlisle JDalmoreMineral Guard
London and North Western Railway
27/09/1901CarlisleCumberlandEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldtorn testicles
as at present advised do not propose to order inquiry
17100per week
Company stopped payment. took up with Gibbs after considerable negotiating and medical exaninations Gibbs gave instructions for half wages and be continued
GJD
24
1201/1902568
Burton on Trent
JHuntGoods guard
Midland Railway
14/08/1901Eadies SidingStaffordshireEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldslipped of dock
Half wages as a concession
25
1201/1902569Hull No 5G HFrokinghamShunter
North Eastern Railway
05/09/1901
Drypool Goods Sation
YorkshireEnglandFatal08/09/1901
Austin (Solicitor) Hull
accidental death
single man
Austin Hull £1-1-0
relatives satisfied with what NE company had done and would not let society deal with compensation
26
1201/1902570Stockport DKeayBrakesman
London and North Western Railway
action to recover overtime
amount claimes (14/2)paid into court
Brown £3-4-8
27
1212/1901571Frodingham Shelton-
action to recover for time suspended
Co paid amount claimed 25/-
P and B £1-1-10 and 3/6
28
1212/1901572Oldham RoadMCancannon Drayman
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
25/09/1901
Chatham Mills, Hulme Street, Manachester
LancashireEnglandInjury: Sprain(s)sprained ankle500and costs
Chorlton £2-4-2 minus 10/6 recovered costs £1-13-8
GJD
29
1212/1902573Weymouth JLucasGoods Guard
Great Western Railway
02/05/1901Severn TunnelMonmouthshireWalesInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldinjured eye no claims made
GJD
30
1212/1902574Gorton FBarkerGuard
Midland Railway
charged with stealing
11 months imprisonment
Chorlton £1-3-6
31
1212/1901575
St Helens Central
PJenkinsGoods Shunter
London and North Western Railway
15/12/1900
Masseys Crossing
LancashireEnglandInjury: Fracture(s)
double fracture of left ankle
150per week
32
1212/1901576Kings Cross GWinchesterGoods Guard
Midland Railway
12/09/1901
St Pancras Goods Yard
Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras
EnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldinjured ribs 169per week
Winchester would not send a proper legal claim
33
1212/1901577Newhaven H WGreen Driver
London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Three BridgesWest SussexEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldinjured eye 08/10/1901HornbyJ Dobsoncontracted out
No BoT Inquiry held during this period
34
1203/1901578
Wolverhampton 1
JohnHughesGoods Guard
Great Western Railway
14/10/1901Kidderminster WorcestershireEnglandFatal
Accidential Death
(Sol)
"Accidental" Jury censured Companies servants also company
271160
Wilcocks Taylor £5-4-10
35
1203/1901579
Wolverhampton 3
A JHodges-
Accidental death No blame attached to anyone
represented at inquest B Cartwright
Not employee accident
36
1212/1901580RoystonR SBriggs Engine Driver
Hull and Barnsley Railway
10/08/1900
Alexandra Docks Hull
YorkshireEnglandFatal
wounds on left hip
18/10/1901Rideal Sol50
Rideal £8-5-5 and £3-3-0 recovered leaves £5-2-5
Original documented is marked "doubtful case"
37
1212/1901581PenistoneJRobinson
Great Central Railway
No details recorded in the original copy of the register
38
1203/1902582PortobelloJLearmouthShunter
North British Railway
16/10/1901Hopes Bridge
City of Edinburgh
ScotlandFatal07/11/1901GJ Muir
"Knocked down and run over"
239211
39
1203/1902583TrowbridgeW JBindonShunter
Great Western Railway
16/10/1901FromeSomersetEnglandFatal17/10/1901
EJ Ames & Son (Sol.)
"Accidental"154710
Ames & Son £1-12-6
40
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1306/1902584SalfordRNewton
Ballast Trains Foreman
London and North Western Railway
19/10/1901LongsightLancashireEnglandFatal
Accidental Death
21/10/1901
Mr Meart & Chorlton
Accidental death
Chorlton £2.2.0MK Perth OZ
41
1306/1902585RichmondJThayreSignalman District Railway21/10/1901Gunnersbury
31/10/1901Major PringleJ Dobson
Not a staff accident. The BoT Report criticised Thayre for failing to keep a proper observation
MK Perth OZ
42
1306/1902586TebayThosCoggerGuard
North Eastern Railway
05/03/1901StainmoreCumberlandEnglandFatalInternal injuries100RB £53-9-9MK Perth OZ
43
1306/1902587Oldham RoadJohnsonDrayman
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Injured at warehouse off Co's premises. Messrs Chorlton consulted by Branch and advised no claim.
City of Manchester Corporation
EnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field- not recorded-No case
Chorlton and Son
MK Perth OZ
44
1306/1902588Miles PlatingBuckley-
Dismissed for fighting.
Legal opinion
Chorlton and Son
MK Perth OZ
45
13
09/1902 and 12/1902
589
West Hartlepool
Thomas WilliamParkinsonGoods Shunter
North Eastern Railway
11/10/1901
Cliffhouse Branch
County Durham
EnglandInjury: CrushCrushed foot146per week
"Cliff House Branch" believed to be a reference the Seaham Harbour Branch
MK Perth OZ
46
1312/1901590WigstonR LRobertsGoods Guard
Midland Railway
RB £2-7-10
No other details in the original register entry
MK Perth OZ
47
1303/1902591BlackburnTKenyon
Goods Inspector
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
17/10/1901
Blackburn goods yard
LancashireEnglandInjury: Loss of body part(s)
Right arm amputated
163per weekMK Perth OZ
48
1303/1902592East ArdsleyJ A SmithForeman
Great Northern Railway
Wages in lieu of notice
No caseLocal (10/-)MK Perth OZ
49
1303/1902593AlfretonF W BirksGoods Guard
Midland Railway
19/10/1901DronfieldDerbyshireEnglandFatal
Accidential Death
258010ApportionedMK Perth OZ
50
1303/1902594Dudley ParkWForeshPorter
London and North Western Railway
Wages in lieu of notice
No caseGlover
No legal charges. 5/- to Branch Sectary for fares and time lost
MK Perth OZ
51
1306/1902595BletchleyHClarkeBoilermaker
London and North Western Railway
15/08/1901
Bletchley Loco Shed
Buckinghamshire
EnglandInjury: Multiple
Fracture ribs and spine and other internal injuries
100Per weekMK Perth OZ
52
1306/1902596SwanseaHLobbShunter
Swansea Harbour Trust
27/10/1901SwanseaGlamorganWalesFatal
Accidential Death
29/10/1901
Pickwick [Sec] and unnamed solicitor
Accidental death
This Inquest attended by an official from the District Inspector of Factories Office and respentations made to the Trust with reference to the bad lighting.
65and costs
Andrew and Thompson £1-1-0
MK Perth OZ
53
1309/1902597Cardiff No 3CJewellCarman
Great Western Railway
13/08/1901CardiffGlamorganWalesInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldKicked by horse116
Per week and costs
Company took case to court of appeal and won
M and D£115-1-2.MK Perth OZ
54
1309/1902598
Nine Elms No 2
Johnson-
Wages in lieu of notice
No caseP and B£1-4-2.MK Perth OZ
55
1309/1902599-Mear
North Eastern Railway
14/10/1902Darlington
Do not intend to order inquiry
Likely marker for a member likely to be called to give evidenace to a BoT Public Enquiry
MK Perth OZ
56
13
03/1902 and 12/1902
600
Newton Heath No 1
ABattyFireman
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
17/10/1901OldhamLancashireEnglandInjury: Loss of body part(s)
Heel lost in rail check. Leg amputated
1111Per weekChorlton
£7-12-4½ minus £3-3-0 Recovered cost. Total: £4-9-4½. £1-15-10 Dec 1902. Light work at 24/- per week
MK Perth OZ
57
1309/1902601OswestryEParryGoods Guard
Cambrian Railway
24/09/1901
Marchwiel [spelt Marchiviel]
DenbighshireWalesInjury: Loss of body part(s)Leg amputated
Paid full wages and promised light employment. Member would not claim.
58
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BNgze3r0n3G1e-Q6zXEMmMGIIUFv9oyM1406/1902602ReadingJesseBrantEngine Driver
South Eastern and Chatham Railway
03/11/1901BlackwaterHampshireEnglandFatalKilled05/11/1901J Dobson (O.S.)
Accidental Death
30000apportionedRSD OZ
59
1406/1902603
Barrow in Furness
SChapmanGoods Guard
Furness Railway
07/09/1901Barrow YardsCumberlandEnglandInjury: Loss of body part(s)Left arm off59
per week. Light work total £-/23/0
RSD OZ
60
14
03/1902 & 06/1902
604BassalegJamesJenkins
Yardman and Shunter
Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway
09/11/1901BassalegGwentWalesInjury: Fracture(s)Fractured foot106per week
Commenced work on Apr 5 1902
RSD OZ
61
1403/1902605Kentish TownTPuttickCarman
Midland Railway
26/10/1901
St Pancras Road
LondonEnglandInjury: Sprain(s)Sprained ankle500
Recovered from Bus Company
P & B £3/12/8RSD OZ
62
1412/1901606AberbeegR VEvans-
Accidental Death
Represented at Inquest
Accidental Death
T Lewis £3/6/8RSD OZ
63
1403/1902607
Wolverhampton
T JHateleyDrayman-25/10/1901
J Bakers' Boot Factory
West MidlandsEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
Fell down lift opening
400RSD OZ
64
1403/1902608HuddersfieldJ WOrton
Foreman in Grain Room
London and North Western Railway & L and YJT
03/10/1901HuddersfieldYorkshireEnglandInjury: Sprain(s)Sprained back
Case dropped, only off short time
RSD OZ
65
1409/1902609Glasgow AJamesToddGoods Guard
North British Railway
04/11/1901
Gartness Junction
LanarkshireScotlandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
Struck by overhead bridge
Case lost, see papers
C W & A £8/3/7RSD OZ
66
1406/1902610ParkheadJohnHaroldFireman
North British Railway
08/11/1901
Lauchars Junction
LanarkshireScotlandInjury: Multiple
Loss of right arm and injury to back
110per weekRSD OZ
67
1403/1902611
Colwick Junction
WGammonBallast Guard
Great Northern Railway
13/11/1901Colwick Yard
Nottinghamshire
EnglandFatalKilled
E L Manning Solicitor
Accidental Death
235135£5/4/2RSD OZ
68
1406/1903612New CrossG WWarmanex Railway man
South Eastern Railway
Re: S E Sick Fund
Case LostP & B £213/7/6
See shorthand notes
RSD OZ
69
1406/1903613BatterseaATurnerFireman
South Eastern and Chatham Railway
16/11/1901Brixton27/11/1901Major PringleJ Dobson O.S.
BoT Inquiry not available. Rear end collison in Fog. No staff injuries reported. Assum was for representation at hearings?
RSD OZ
70
1406/1903614Walsall No 1-
L &WR ? Pension and Provident Society
See Case 612P & B
This and Case 612 appear to be linked as a means of possibly sharing the finacial burdon with privident friendly socities?
RSD OZ/GJD
71
1403/1902615SwindonG HAllenShunter
Great Western Railway
23/03/1901Swindon YardWiltshireEnglandInjury: Loss of body part(s)
Left arm amputated
101per weekMr WitheyRSD OZ
72
1403/1902616LincolnJepsonDriverL D and E C
Wrongful reduction
Member decided not to proceed
P & B £1/1/0
"LD & EC" not a recognised abbreviation; Lincoln Central Would have been GNR and Lincoln St Marks would have been MR
RSD OZ
73
1403/1902617BlackpoolJ HCowellGoods Porter
Preston and Wyre Joint Railway
Wages in lieu of notice
Nothing done
Papers filed 31/12/1902
RSD OZ
74
1412/1902618PortobelloJHoggGoods Guard
North British Railway
18/11/1901
Smeaton Junction
LothianScotlandInjury: CrushCrushed hand150per week
Off 16 weeks and resumed former duties
RSD OZ
75
1403/1902619
Clapham Junction
HWinch
Carriage Examiner
District Railway22/11/1901West Brompton
Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea
EnglandFatalKilled25/11/1901G Bell & Co
Deceased met his death by hoist being altered
24300
G Bell & Co £7/4/9
RSD OZ
76
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1en7uLDTyYy_OdnlXXqrICMzA32tp2kpZ1512/1902620WiganWSmith
Fireman Shunter
London and North Western Railway
04/10/1901Springs BranchLancashireEnglandFatal250MK Perth OZ
77
1506/1902621Derby No 2T J Gadsby
Telegraphic labourer
Midland Railway
25/11/1901ChinleyDerbyshireEnglandFatal26/11/1901(Sol)
Accidental death
500MK Perth OZ
78
1506/1902622Nine Elms No 2DGrievePorter
London and South West Railway
05/10/1901Nine Elms
Metropolitan Borough of Battersea
EnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldInjury to Knee138Per weekMK Perth OZ
79
1506/1902623Wakefield No 1HWood
Passenger Guard
North Eastern and Great Northern Railways Joint
24/11/1901CastlefordYorkshireEnglandInjury: Shock to system30
From NER and 15/- from GNR
P and B £4-12-6.
MK Perth OZ
80
1503/1902624OrmskirkWGrayson
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Wilson, Wigan £1-1-0 £4-8
Mk Perth OZ
81
1503/1902625Milford JunctionW TSharpeGoods Guard
North Eastern Railway
28/03/1901
Drypool Goods Yard, Hall
YorkshireEnglandFatal
Accidental death
Laverick, Sons and Wray (Sol)
Accidental death
Nil
Company paid funeral expenses
MK Perth OZ
82
1506/1902626DriffieldF WWatsonGood Porter
North Eastern Railway
18/11/1901
Drifield Goods Warehouse
YorkshireEnglandInjury: Crush
Between wagon and pillar
91Per weekMK Perth OZ
83
1506/1902627AnnesleyGregory
Midland Railway
Nottinghamshire
EnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
Only slightly injured
No inquiry held
Only slightly injured
Mk Perth OZ
84
1506/1902628East ArdsleyHCoxallGoods Guard
Great Northern Railway
28/11/1901
Wrenthorpe, found dead in his van
05/12/1901
A Willey Sol and Mr Mear
Found dead in his break van without injury, probably from a sudden attack of angina pectoris.
A Willey £12.4.4.
Death by Natural Causes; not an accident within the meaning of the Act
Mk Perth OZ/GJD
85
1503/1903629NeepsendTMeadows
Great Central Railway
MK Perth OZ
86
1503/1902630Kentish TownJWilliamsCarman
Midland Railway
17/10/1901Walworth Road
Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth
EnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
Injury Left ankle etc
1210
Recovered from Bus propriator
P and B £5.7.2MK Perth OZ
87
1503/1902631HaslandJMothersoleGoods Guard
Midland Railway
05/12/1901StaveleyDerbyshireEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' field
Scalp wound etc
Nil, only off nine days.
MK Perth OZ
88
1503/1902632HitchinEShelbourneEngine Fitter
Great Northern Railway
30/10/1901
Loco Shed, Hitchin
HertfordshireEnglandInjury: CrushHand crushed183Per weekMK Perth OZ
89
1503/1902633HavodHumphries
Great Western Railway
Wages in lieu of notice
No case
M and D £1.1.0.
MK Perth OZ
90
1503/1902634GooleJRobinson
Driver (non member of L and Y)
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
27/11/1901
Goole engine shed
YorkshireEnglandInjury: Other - see 'Nature' fieldRun over12/1901
Hind, Son and Burniston
"AD". No inquiry held.
Hind, Son and Burniston £1.1.0.
MK Perth OZ
91
1503/1902635BatterseaFEvansDriver
South Eastern and Chatham Railway
05/12/1901
Fawkham Junction
No inquiry held.
Not a staff accident. Case is about representing a member if there were a inquest into a collision, (presumably) leading to a death
MK Perth OZ/GJD
92
1503/1902636GarstonW RStantonBrakesman
London and North West Railway
13/12/1901Garswood HallCheshireEnglandInjury: Fracture(s)
Hip and shoulder
Half wages, no claim made.
MK Perth OZ
93
1503/1902637-MuirDriver
North British Railway
11/12/1901Springburn
No inquiry
Not a staff accident. Case is about representing a member if there were a inquest into a fatal accident to John Moore, a Lampman
MK Perth OZ/GJD
94
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tAlEqS0dSuTIzvylk28md2Tgs54rJggj1603/1902638WrexhamJ MWigginsFireman
Great Western Railway
27/11/01
Brymbo Locomotive Shed
DenbighshireWalesInjury: Loss of body part(s)Loss of eye
No claim. Accident the result of larking.

HT Perth Aus
95
1603/1902639-MuirDriver
North British Railway
22/11/01College Station
City of Glasgow Corporation
Scotland
Not a staff accident. Case is about representing a member if there were a public inquiry into a collision which proved fatel for Andrew Clark
HT Perth Aus
96
1603/1902640aSmethwick Signalman
London and North Western Railway
13/12/01No Enquiry
These pair of entries from diverse Branches suggest that they are not related, rather they relate to the defence of members involved in accidents. The comment "No Inquiry" suggests that neither matter was taken forward
HT Perth AusGJD
97
1603/1902640bHockleyWGriffinDriver
Great Eastern Railway
13/12/01No Enquiry
These pair of entries from diverse Branches suggest that they atre not related, rather they relate to the defence of members involved in accidents. The comment "No Inquiry" suggests that neither matter was taken forward
HT Perth Aus/GJD
98
1603/1902641GrimsbyBetts
Great Central Railway
10P & B £1-11-4F Lewis
No further details in the original document
HT Perth Aus
99
1606/1902642PontypoolJamesEastonGuard
Great Western Railway
20/12/01Mountain AshGlamorganWalesFatalSolicitor
"Accidental Death"
280113
Mountain Ash 1.1.10 (Inquest)
Name of solicitor not given but "Mountain Ash 1(pound).1.10 (Inquest) written in that space. Year could be 1901 or 1907 but from other dates on the page 1901 seems most likely.
HT Perth Aus
100
1606/1902643
Newcastle Central
ThosPotts
Telegraph Labourer
North Eastern Railway
18/12/01AlstonCumberlandEnglandFatal
"Accidental Death"
212199Ward£8-0-0HT Perth Aus
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