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  1. SYDNEY NEWS.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 6 June 1861 p 3 Article
    Abstract: HOUSEBREAKING AND ATTEMPT AT RAPE.—The Queanbeyan Golden Age reports the committal for trial of James Schofield, charged with the above offences:—Jan ... 3319 words
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    2014-02-19 14:53:04.0

    Death itinerant male - unknown, near Petersham - 37yrs? age.

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  2. FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    The Goulburn Herald and Chronicle (NSW : 1864 - 1881) Wednesday 7 February 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Sydney corner held an inquest, on Monday touching the death at a fireman employed on the railway, named John Elliott who was knocked off the engi ... 1183 words
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    2014-02-19 14:49:20.0

    John Elliott; age 22 died on duty, 3 Feb 1877.

    buried 'old' goulburn cemetery - nice headstone.
    AO - NSW Inquiry 11/16602 & 03

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  3. The Hawkesbury Inquest.
    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Saturday 9 July 1887 p 4 Article
    Abstract: THE examination of Mr. Loughry, the travelling locomotive inspector, was continued on Thursday at the inquest touching the cause of the Hawkesbury ra ... 162 words
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  4. LOCOMOTIVE INSPECTOR KILLED
    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Saturday 22 June 1889 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At half-past [?] o'clock last night the gatekeeper in charge of the Russell-street gates, near Bathurst, reported to the station authorities there th ... 97 words
    • Text last corrected on 24 March 2017 by *anon* [NLA]
    • 1 comment on 24 March 2017
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  5. THE BATHURST RAILWAY ACCIDENT. FUNERAL OF THE LATE LOCOMOTIVE INSPECTOR. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) BATHURST, MONDAY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 25 June 1889 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The funeral of Joseph Turton, locomotive inspector, who was recently killed on the railway, took place yesterday and was largely attended. A large nu ... 101 words
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  6. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will of Joseph Turton, late of Bathurst, in the Colony of New South Wales, locomotive inspector, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 24 September 1889 [Issue No.491] p 6696 Government Gazette Private Notices
    Extract: In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will of Joseph Turton, late of Bathurst, in the Colony of New South Wales, ... 159 words
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  7. NEWS OF THE DAY.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Friday 6 December 1901 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Ballarat Turf [?] meeting at Dowling Forest to-day. Several bush fixes are [?] raging in various parts of the Wagga [?] A 1522 words
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    2016-09-17 12:57:22.0

    Death of shunter Clarke @ Eskbank

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  8. Penrith Re-visited.
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 10 September 1904 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Since my last article appeared, several very interesting accounts of early recollections, etc by various writers have been published. These by G.O.J. ... 1308 words
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  9. THE RAILWAY FATALITY. INQUEST OPENED.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 7 December 1905 p 7 Article
    Abstract: At the Newcastle Courthouse yesterday, Mr. C. Hibble, District Coroner, opened an inquest into the death of Driver James Pead, which occurred in the 545 words
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  10. THORNTON RAILWAY FATALITY INQUEST-RESUMED.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 21 December 1905 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The adjourned inquest on the body of railway engine-driver James Pead, who died in the Newcastle Hospital from the effects to scalding injuries recei ... 2174 words
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    2016-10-05 20:15:30.0

    Drvr Jas Pead -

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  11. THE TUNNEL TRAGEDY. CONFLICTING EVIDENCE AT INQUEST. DEATH OF J. J. M'NAMARA. WOLLONGONG, Tuesday.
    The Bathurst Times (NSW : 1909 - 1925) Wednesday 28 August 1912 p 4 Article
    Abstract: At the adjourned inquest concerning the circumstances surrounding the death of John Joseph M'Namara (whose body was found in the Otford Tunnel on 451 words
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  12. EXETER RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Warrnambool Standard (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Tuesday 24 March 1914 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Although fortunately not amongst the injured, several erstwhile Warrnambool residents were in the railway accident which happened at Exeter, 156 words
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  13. EXETER RAILWAY ACCIDENT. BOWRAL, March 23.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 24 March 1914 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The coroner's inquest on the fourteen victims of the Ex[?]er railway [?] was continued to-day[?]when evidence[?] garding the speed of the tra[?] and ... 208 words
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  14. THE EXETER RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE VERDICT.
    Molong Express and Western District Advertiser (NSW : 1887 - 1954) Saturday 28 March 1914 p 13 Article
    Abstract: In connection with the dreadful railway accident which occurred at Exeter on Friday night, March 13th, at the Court of Inquiry after taking 323 words
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    2014-02-20 01:02:52.0

    Driver Irwin committed for trial - overran signals fog

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  15. EXETER RAILWAY ACCIDENT. CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 20 April 1914 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The trial of Driver Owen for manslaughter, arising from the Exeter railway accident, will commence at Goulburn on Monday next. The Railway Department ... 65 words
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    2014-02-20 00:46:56.0

    Driver Owen on 'up' stock train?

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  16. EXETER RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Saturday 12 September 1914 p 1 Article
    Abstract: In No. 1 Jury Court on Wednesday the action Morton v. Chief Railway Commissioner, was heard. Mr. Curtis and Mr. Alroy Cohen, instructed by Mr. W. C. ... 272 words
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  17. Exeter Railway Accident.
    The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW : 1892 - 1948) Saturday 12 September 1914 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Morton v. Chief Railway Commisioner.—This was an action brought by Alice Elizabeth Brooker Morton as administratrix of the 264 words
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  18. THE KILLED.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 14 March 1914 p 21 Article
    Abstract: FRED. KEEZENHOGAN, Albert-street, Mittagong. ALICE EVA, of Cootamundra. JAMES EVA, of Parramatta. 59 words
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  19. FIREMAN'S EXPERIENCE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 March 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Harold Terrett, fireman of the Temora train, when interviewed, said: "When we got to the distant signal I saw it was off. I could not see it until we ... 204 words
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    2014-02-23 16:42:43.0

    Engr Drvr; Peter H. Irwin of Goulburn:
    Frmn; Harold Terrett of -----?

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  20. DISASTER ON THE SOUTHERN LINE. A COLLISION. GOODS TRAIN AND MAIL. 14 PEOPLE KILLED. MANY INJURED. DREADFUL SCENES. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTERS.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 March 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The railway disaster at Exeter proves to be the most terrible accident ever recorded in the annals of the New South Wales railways. 254 words
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  21. CAUSE OF DISASTER.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 March 1914 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The cause of the disaster was the thick fog which hid the signal and prevented the driver and fireman of the Temora mail seeing the goods engine unti ... 795 words
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  22. ON THE GOODS TRAIN. CATTLE ESCAPE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 March 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The "up" goods train into which the Temora mail crushed at Exeter station also suffered severely, but to nothing like the extent of the passenger tra ... 388 words
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  23. EXETER. RAILWAY DISASTER. THE INQUEST. QUESTION OF SIGNALLING. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTERS.) BOWRAL, Thursday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 20 March 1914 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The inquest on the victims of the Exeter disaster was resumed this morning before the Coroner (Mr. Taylor) and a jury of six. The attendance was not ... 4078 words
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  24. THE TUNNEL FATALITY. MITTAGONG, Friday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 6 October 1917 p 14 Article
    Abstract: The Coroner, Mr. H. W. Taylor, concluded the hearing of the inquiry into the Five Mile Tunnel accident in connection with the railway deviation works ... 124 words
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    2015-06-01 20:26:50.0

    Thomas Devereaux / Domenic Joseph .. / Jerimah

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  25. EARLY DAYS. No. 53. Extracts from the Files of the "Cootamundra Herald." January 31, 1885. DISASTROUS FLOOD AND RAILWAY WRECK. The Inquest.
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Monday 11 March 1918 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Samuel Murray, re-examined, stated certain places where the train was examined by carriage examiners; this train was examined at 2962 words
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    Cootamundra Flood 1885

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  26. Railway Fatality. NEAR COOK'S CUTTING.
    Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer (NSW : 1915 - 1927) Tuesday 14 January 1919 p 2 Article
    Abstract: An inquiry into the circumstances of the death of William Samuel Swan was held at the Courthouse, Goulburn, on Saturday afternoon before Mr. Williams ... 747 words
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  27. The Railway Fatality. THE INQUEST.
    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Thursday 5 January 1911 p 4 Article
    Abstract: An inquest into the death of Messrs. P. Horan and H. Flood, who were killed so tragically at Breadalbane on Sunday morning, was held in the Courthous ... 1636 words
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    2016-10-10 23:14:42.0

    Death by Misadventure? Trike Fatality - New Years eve @ Breadalbane

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  28. The Exeter Inquest MECHANICAL ENGINEER'S EVIDENCE. SYDNEY, Monday.
    Tweed Daily (Murwillumbah, NSW : 1914 - 1949) Tuesday 24 March 1914 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The inquest on the Exeter accident was continued to-day. Ernest Lucy, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the New South Wales 103 words
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  29. LOCAL AND GENERAL.
    Narandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser (NSW : 1893 - 1953) Friday 17 November 1911 p 2 Article
    Abstract: CHURCH OF ENGLAND.-Services on sunday next, November 19th, will be as allows:-Narandere [?] a.m. 11 a.m., and 30 p.m Grong [?] 3 p.m. 2225 words
    • Text last corrected on 20 December 2016 by Loco
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  30. RAILWAY-MEN'S DEATHS. BLUE MOUNTAINS ACCIDENT. Security of Catchpoints.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 13 February 1930 p 10 Article
    Abstract: SYDNEY. Wednesday. — An inquiry concerning the death of Henry Hanna (driver) and Edward Smith (fireman), in the railway accident at Warrimoo, on the ... 120 words
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    2017-01-08 15:48:04.0

    Henry Hanna engdrvr & Edwd Smith Frmn

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  31. PICTON. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 19 January 1863 p 8 Article
    Abstract: THE weather for the most part of last week was of the same dry and hot description which has now prevailed for so long in this district; since then t ... 554 words
    • Text last corrected on 2 May 2011 by anonymous
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  32. PICTON. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 27 January 1863 p 5 Article
    Abstract: INQUEST.—On Thursday, 22nd, Mr. J. M. Antill, J.P., coroner, held an inquest on the Goulburn extens[?] line of railway, on the body of a man named Wi ... 532 words
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  33. PICTON. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.]
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 13 May 1863 p 5 Article
    Abstract: TWO MEN KILLED ON THE GOULBURN EXTENSION LINE. —On Wednesday, the 6th instant, an inquest was held at the house of John Berry, publican, residing in ... 1069 words
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  34. DANGEROUS CROSSING. BOWRAL, Friday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 22 October 1927 p 18 Article
    Abstract: Some concern is felt regarding the provision of a crosing on the Bong Bong road for the Moss Vile-Port Kembla railway line, there being a conflict of ... 123 words
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  35. FREE-TRADE MEETINGS.
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 9 February 1889 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Lees has given addresses at Lawson Wentworth Falls, Colyton, Woodstock, Penrith and St. Marys. On Tuesday evening, at the Temperance 255 words
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    2017-06-11 23:28:16.0

    G. Knight ?

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  36. A RAILWAY MAN KILLED. Sydney, January 31.
    The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Tuesday 1 February 1910 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A accident Happened on the Melbourne express yesterday morning, when William Robert Jones, one of the railway examining staff, received injuries to h ... 137 words
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  37. Bowral Railway Accident.
    Bowral Free Press and Berrima District Intelligencer (NSW : 1884 - 1901) Saturday 15 May 1886 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THOSE injured in the railway accident on Saturday last have, so far as we are able to learn, all recoved, or very nearly so, with the exception of Mr ... 136 words
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  38. SHUNTING DEATH
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 28 February 1950 p 7 Article
    Abstract: GOULBURN, Monday.— Charles Noack, 55, fireman, was killed to day in a shunting accident. 56 words
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  39. Our Sydney Letter.
    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 23 June 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: "Loyalty" has been the subject of the week. Socially, politically, theologically, theoretically, and practically we are all tarred with the Jubilee a ... 1544 words
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    2017-11-07 17:15:29.0

    Peats Ferry Accident 1887 - toll =6

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  40. The Railway Accident at Peat's Ferry. Latest Particulars. [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, June 22.
    The Week (Brisbane, Qld. : 1876 - 1934) Saturday 25 June 1887 p 24 Article
    Abstract: The following is a list of those killed: J. Wilson, engine-driver, Rennie, engineer in employ of Amos. Bros., contractors; a young lady, unknown; a y ... 1500 words
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  41. Fatal Accident at the Railway Station. INQUEST.
    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 23 June 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: YESTERDAY an inquest was held at the Hospita, before the District Coroner, Mr B. Lee, and a jury of twelve, touching the death of Joseph Blackburn, w ... 1461 words
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    2018-02-12 18:53:54.0

    Inquest Joe Blackburn

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