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  1. DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 25 April 1855 p 5 Article
    Abstract: GOVERNMENT ESCORTS.—The escort from Beechworth arrived at the Gold Office on Monday, and brought the following returns, viz.:— Quantity. No. of 2485 words
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    Reputed as 1st Railway death in Australia?

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  2. DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 28 April 1855 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Stabbing.—At the Ballarat Sessions Thomas Santagan and Jose Raymond, were charged with stabbing John Autiant, at Creswick's Creek,-on 2nd February. J ... 1792 words
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  3. LAW REPORT. SUPREME COURT. CIVIL SITTINGS BEFORE EASTER TERM. OLD COURT-HOUSE.—TUESDAY, MARCH 3. (Before his Honour Mr. Justice Williams, and Special Juries of Twelve.) M'WILLIAM A...
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 4 March 1863 p 7 Article
    Abstract: This was an action to recover compensation for injuries sustained by Mrs. Margery M'William, the wife of a road contractor living at Footscray, by a ... 3751 words
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    2014-02-18 12:27:51.0

    Drivers Smith / Burrowes; Guards Smith / Horne

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  4. CORONER'S INQUEST. DEATH FROM BLASTING ROCK.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 14 January 1864 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An inquest was held yesterday, at Williamstown, by Mr. Candier, into the death of the unfortunate man, James Green, who was killed [?]on the precedin ... 964 words
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    2016-12-19 10:30:58.0

    Blasting Fatality - Rly Loco Yard works

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  5. THE FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAMSTOWN.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 14 January 1864 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The district coroner held an inquest, yesterday, on the body of a man named James Green, who died there on the preceding day from fracture of the sku ... 945 words
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    2016-12-19 10:31:53.0

    Blasting Fatality - Witness

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  6. FATAL ACCIDENT AT WILLIAMSTOWN.
    The Farmer's Journal and Gardener's Chronicle (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1864) Friday 15 January 1864 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The district coroner held an inquest on Wednesday, on the body of a man named James Green, who died there on the preceding day from fracture of the s ... 926 words
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    Blasting Fatality

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  7. Advertising
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 1 February 1868 p 4 Advertising
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  8. THE LATE RAILWAY COLLISION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 6 May 1870 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday Edward King, engine-driver in the, employ of the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company, was charged—before Messrs. Sturt, P.M., Rawlin ... 3641 words
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  9. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT FOOTSCRAY. (From the Herald.)
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 25 May 1870 p 2 Article
    Abstract: An immense excitement was created in town shortly before ten o'clock yesterday morning by a tumor, which rapidly circulated, to the effect that [?] c ... 739 words
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  10. MISCELLANEOUS NEWS.
    The North Eastern Ensign (Benalla, Vic. : 1872 - 1938) Tuesday 12 May 1874 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Kyneton Observer reports the exhibitions by Mrs. Anthony Lucardi, of Drumond, of a most remarkable lusus nature in the shape of twin ram lambs bo ... 692 words
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    Engdrvr: Hulse Thomas

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  11. The Riverine Herald (PUBLISHED DAILY.) ECHUCA: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1881.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2000) Friday 2 September 1881 p 2 Article
    Abstract: ONCE it was a common saying in England that no reform would take place in the railway system until a bishop or some other high dignitary was killed, ... 3313 words
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  12. THE BENDIGO ADVERTISER (PUBLISHED DAILY.) PROGRESSION, OUR RIGHTS, AND OUR RESOURCES. SANDHURST, FRIDAY, MAR. 17, 1882. | INSPECTION OF RAILWAYS.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Friday 17 March 1882 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Jolimont railway accident will cost the Government a pretty penny when all the applicants for compensation hare been satisfied. We do not suppose ... 5228 words
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  13. CRUMBS.
    Cootamundra Herald (NSW : 1877 - 1954) Saturday 24 June 1882 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Have you seen the comet? Flour £14 per ton in Gundagai. The ship Dingo, with 1000 tons of coal from Sydney, bound for Shanghai, has been 822 words
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    Constable Barrett Death at Balmain St

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  14. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. POLITICAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 31 January 1883 p 9 Article
    Abstract: There were rumours that when Parliament re-assembled on the 13th February the Ministry would be met with a vote of want of confidence. The 23293 words
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  15. THE TERRIBLE RAILWAY CALAMITY.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Friday 13 May 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The dreadful railway collision on the Brighton line was the general subject of conversation throughout the city yesterday, the lamentable accident be ... 2102 words
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    Windsor Accident

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  16. FREDERICK WILLIAM MASKELL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 14 May 1887 p 10 Article
    Abstract: SIR,-- We have it on the authority of Mr. Speight that the late engine driver, Frederick William Maskell, saved the lives of two of the Railway Commi ... 435 words
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    Windsor Accident - Maskell

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  17. The Railway Accident Inquest.
    Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette (Vic. : 1877 - 1889) Friday 3 June 1887 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The inquest as to the cause of the Windsor railway accident was advanced another stage on Monday when evidence was given by Mr. Richard Ross Cameron ... 802 words
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    Geo Lorimer - Wabco Inspector

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  18. MARKET GARDENERS AND THE CHINESE.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 24 August 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE market gardeners of Moorabbin Shire are very much incensed against the Chinese, They find, no doubt, that John knows too much about the raising o ... 5235 words
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  19. THE BENDIGO ADVERTISER (PUBLISHED DAILY.) PROGRESSION, OUR RIGHTS, AND OUR RESOURCES. | SANDHURST, SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 1888. A JUST REMONSTRANCE.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Saturday 4 February 1888 p 4 Article
    Abstract: AT the Sandhurst Assize Court on Thursday, Mr. J. H. Abbott, J.P., made a representation in the way of remontrance to the Bench of so obvious a natur ... 6790 words
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  20. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Thursday evening.
    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 12 April 1889 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Exhibition returns show that the total admissions were 1,963,436; daily average, 12,271; increase as compared with the Exhibition of 1880, 272 words
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    Jas Roach @ Princes Bridge

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  21. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT NORTH MELBOURNE. THREE CARRIAGES CAPSIZED. FOURTEEN PERSONS INJURED. TWO NOT EXPECTED TO RECOVER. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, May 17.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 18 May 1889 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The 2.15 p.m. train from Williamstown containing persons who had been seeing the mail steamer Parramatta off, met with a serious accident shortly bef ... 484 words
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  22. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT NORTH MELBOURNE.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 21 May 1889 p 7 Article
    Abstract: An accident of a Very serious nature occurred to the 2.15 p.m. passenger train from Williamstown to Melbourne yesterday, near the North Melbourne Sta ... 1369 words
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  23. North Melbourne Railway Accident.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Thursday 30 May 1889 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Wednesday.-The inquiry into the railway disaster at North Melbourne on the 17th instant, was resumed at the Coroner's Court to-day. Messrs ... 138 words
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  24. THE BENDIGO ADVERTISER (PUBLISHED DAILY.) PROGRESSION, OUR RIGHTS, AND OUR RESOURCES. SANDHURST, MONDAY, DEC. 30, 1889
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Monday 30 December 1889 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE ANNUAL MINING STATEMENT.—In this morning's issue the annual statement of mining yields, calls and dividends is published. The statement is not a ... 4354 words
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    Straughair @ Princes Bridge

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  25. The Argus. PUBLISHED DAILY. | MONDAY, JANUARY, 1890.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 6 January 1890 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The large public and private borrowings of Victoria in the United Kingdom for the last three or four years have occasioned a more lively interest to ... 9220 words
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    Oakleigh Rear end collision

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  26. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (TELEGRAM FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Monday night.
    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 7 January 1890 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A clerk in the National Bank, named Eustace Webb, middle-aged, married, but with his family in England, shot himself in the abdomen at his hoarding-h ... 368 words
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  27. THE OAKLEIGH COLLISION.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 25 January 1890 p 28 Article
    Abstract: The inquest into the circumstances attending the death of a Chinese named Ley Bo Leung, who was killed in the recent railway accident at Oakleigh, wa ... 839 words
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  28. THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT OAKLEIGH. CONCLUSION OF THE INQUEST. ENGINE- DRIVER NIXON FOUND GUILTY OF CULPABLENEGLIGENCE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 January 1890 p 13 Article
    Abstract: The inquest into the circumstances attending the death of a Chinese, named Ley Bo Leung, who was killed in the recent railway collision between two g ... 1884 words
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    2016-08-26 10:13:52.0

    Geo Alfd HALL / S.M. Dandenong

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  29. Items of News.
    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Friday 21 February 1890 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE WALHALLA MAIL.—No small amount of speculation was caused by the postponement of the letting of the contract for the carriage of the Walhalla mail ... 915 words
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    2016-08-26 10:23:18.0

    Edwin / Edward? Nixon Engdrvr

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  30. SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1891.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 7 March 1891 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The debate in the Federal Convention still turns upon the important question of state rights raised by the Parkes resolutions. The references to 9420 words
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    2016-10-25 16:39:22.0

    NML Drvr Shannon & Frmn Holly

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  31. MR. G. A. GIBBS.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 29 July 1891 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mr. George A. Gibbs, who was yesterday elected secretary of the Metropolitan Board of Works at a salary of L1,000 a year, is a native of Bendigo, a s ... 1247 words
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  32. THE LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION AT RINGWOOD. INQUIRY BY THE BOARD OF EXPERTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 January 1894 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The board appointed to inquiry into the cause of the explosion of a locomotive boiler at Ringwood on Saturday night, the 20th, inst. met yesterday at ... 1466 words
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  33. THE RECENT LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION. INQUIRY BY THE BOARD OF EXPERTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 February 1894 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the circumstances attending the locomotive boiler explosion which took place at Ringwood on the 20th ult. was resumed at the railway ... 624 words
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  34. ACTION AGAINST THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 25 November 1895 p 6 Article
    Abstract: In the County Court on Friday, before Judge Gaunt, James Macnamara sued the Victorian Railway Commissioners to recover £225 damages for the destructi ... 269 words
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  35. SUDDEN DEATH AT BRIGHTON.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 7 February 1898 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An old resident of Brighton named William Maskell was found dead in his house, in Maskell-street, on Saturday afternoon. The old man, who was 80 year ... 136 words
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    Wm Maskell Snr death 1898

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  36. SAD RAILWAY FATALITY.
    Independent (Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922) Saturday 25 June 1898 p 2 Article
    Abstract: AT the Footscray Court on Thursday an inquest was held by Mr G. C. Morrison, District Coroner, and a jury of five, touching the death of Daniel Slatt ... 712 words
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  37. THE FAIRFIELD RAILWAY DISASTER. FURTHER CONFLICTING EVIDENCE AS TO SPEED. Melbourne, 31st August.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Saturday 1 September 1900 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry was continued to-day into the circumstances surrounding the railway accident at Fairfield on the 9th inst., by which three men, Patrick G ... 503 words
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    2015-05-29 13:11:44.0

    Peter Alexander - Acting Rolling Stock Inspector; Deaths of 3 men:- Patrk Glennon / Edwd Hanney / John James McGregor, labourers Ballast Train

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  38. MELBOURNE. Friday.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Saturday 1 September 1900 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Premier, in accordance with his promise to the deputation from the Australian Natives Association has wired to the Premiers of the other colonies ... 1061 words
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    Peter Alexander - - Acting Rolling Stock Inspector; Deaths of 3 men:- Patrk Glennon / Edwd Hanney / John James McGregor, labourers Ballast Train

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  39. MELBOURNE. Thursday.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Friday 14 September 1900 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Complaints have recently been made from inspired sources against the Public Works and Mines departments with regard to their neglect to repair the ro ... 1409 words
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    2015-05-29 13:17:46.0

    Peter Alexander, Act R.S.I. /
    Anderson Civil Engr. / Jno Richmond Metro yard Inspector. - some conflict of opinion shows here, between the managment!

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  40. JOLIMONT RAILWAY ACCIDENT INQUIRY. Melbourne, 18th September.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Thursday 19 September 1901 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the accident which happened at Jolimont a short time ago was resumed to-day, Mr. C. E. Norman occupying the chair. 1055 words
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  41. THE RAILWAY COLLISION. BOARD OF INQUIRY. DRIVERS AND FIREMEN TESTIFY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 September 1901 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the collision between two Box Hill trains at Jolimont on Friday last was continued yesterday, at the R ... 2695 words
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    Peter Alexander

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  42. The New Jollmont Collision. AN EXCITING MOMENT. “SHE’S ON OUR LINE”—“GOOD GOD— SO SHE IS!”
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Friday 20 September 1901 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The department board appointed to inquire into the collision at Joliment continued its sittings yesterday. Mr. Norman, chief engineer for existing li ... 772 words
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    Drvrs - Heffernan / Pattison

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  43. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1902.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 21 February 1902 p 4 Article
    Abstract: It is to be hoped that the Commonwealth the will do British investors in Australian mines the jusvestors in Australian mines the 5903 words
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  44. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 19 December 1902 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The action in which William Heaton claimed the balance of the money (£588) found hidden on the premises of the late Elizabeth Pitman, of Rokewood, wi ... 3433 words
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    Lad killed at Olinda Vale / Lilydale

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  45. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. AT RINGWOOD STATION. TWO OFFICIALS INJURED. (' NEWS ' SPECIAL WIRE.) MELBOURNE, Tuesday.
    Tasmanian News (Hobart, Tas. : 1883 - 1911) Tuesday 11 February 1908 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Only meagre particulars as to the accident at the Ringwood station are as yet available. It appears that the train while being shouted turned 58 words
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  46. RAILAWAY ACCIDENT AT RINGWOOD.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 12 February 1908 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A rather serious railway accident, which caused some considerable inconvenience to business people living in the outer eastern suburbs, occurred at 121 words
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    Drvr Geo Sheehan / Frmn Henry M'Keane. / 478 EE reference another recent collision at Frankston

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  47. Railway Accident at Ringwood.
    Reporter (Box Hill, Vic. : 1889 - 1918) Friday 14 February 1908 p 4 Article
    Abstract: On Tuesday morning a railway accident occurred at Ringwood, when a locomotive attached to S bogey carriages, driven by Driver Sheehan, steamed into 398 words
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    Drvr Geo Sheehan / Frmn Henry M'Keane. / 478 EE reference another recent collision at Frankston

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  48. THE BRAYBROOK DISASTER. CONTINUATION OF INQUIRY. Melbourne, Friday.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 6 June 1908 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the cause of the Braybrook railway disaster was continued to-day. Mr. Shannon, rolling stock inspector, 154 words
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  49. SUNSHINE INQUEST. DRIVER MILBURN'S EVIDENCE. EXPLAINS HIS RECORD. WANTS NO FURTHER TESTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 20 June 1908 p 21 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the cause of death of one of the victims of the Sunshine railway disaster was resumed yesterday, in the Second Civil Court, before t ... 4367 words
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  50. THE SUNSHINE DISASTER. EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST. INDEPENDENT TESTS. OPINION OF DR. COLE. SIGNAL INTERFERED WITH.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 6 June 1908 p 21 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the cause of death of one of the victims of the Sunshine railway disaster was continued yesterday, in the Second Civil Court, before ... 3507 words
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  51. SUNSHINE RAILWAY DISASTER. THE ACCUSED ON TRIAL. FOURTH DAY. INTERESTING EVIDENCE.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 30 September 1908 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The trial of Leonard Milburn and Gilbert Dolman, enginedrivers, in the employ of the Victorian Railway Commissioners, for manslaughter in connection 936 words
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  52. Items in Brief.
    Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW : 1890 - 1954) Thursday 6 May 1909 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Janet Lady Clarke died in Melbourne last week. Speaking at a Dreadnought meeting in Goulburn last week, Mr. G. 2432 words
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    Milburns Appeal Case - Upheld

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  53. MR. TAIT INTERVIEWED. RAILWAY MEN TEMPORARILY RELIEVED. Melbourne. 18th July.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Tuesday 19 July 1910 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The Chief Railway Commissioner (Mr. Tait) said this evening that Enginedriver Melville, Fireman Burke, and the guard of the Elsternwick train, the si ... 159 words
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    Richmond - Sth Yarra
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  54. WHAT A PASSENGER SAW.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 13 August 1910 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Henry Gillard, assistant grand secretary of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons, examined by Mr. Wi[?]nke, said:—I joined the Elsternwick 8.37 train at Bal ... 617 words
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    Richmond 1910

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  55. RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. SPECIAL BOARD'S INQUIRY. Melbourne, 18th August.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Friday 19 August 1910 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The special board's inquiry into the Richmond disaster was continued to-day. Peter Alexander, assistant workshops manager at Newport, was closely exa ... 520 words
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    Richmond 1910

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  56. Fairfield Railway Accident.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 29 September 1900 p 21 Article
    Abstract: AFTER long and searching enquiry into the Fairfield accident, whereby three men lost their lives, owing to the derailment on a ballast train, the 546 words
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  57. THE FAIRFIELD TRAIN DERAILMENT. ALLOCATION OF THE REWARD.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 12 May 1900 p 15 Article
    Abstract: After the obvious wilful derailment of a train at Fairfield station on the 25th November last the Railway Commissioner offered a reward of L100 for s ... 276 words
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  58. FAIRFIELD RAILWAY ACCIDENT. INQUEST ON THE VICTIMS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 August 1900 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The inquest a to the death of Patrick Glennon, Edward Hanney, and John James M'Gregor, who were killed in the railway accident near Fairfield-park st ... 1558 words
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  59. THE RAILWAY TRAGEDY. Wednesday.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Thursday 13 September 1900 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Further evidence was taken to-day into the circumstnnoes connected with the fairfield railway accident. John M'Namara, superintendent-inspector of pe ... 391 words
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  60. FAIRFIELD RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE VERDICT.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 22 September 1900 p 36 Article
    Abstract: The Inquest by the district coroner (Mr, G. C. Morrison) into the derailment of the ballast train on the Outer Circle line on August 9, was concluded ... 118 words
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  61. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT COBURG.
    The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913) Saturday 17 February 1900 p 1 Article
    Abstract: While the 5.41 p.m., up train to Melbourne was standing at the Coburg station on Thursday, one of a pair of carriages belonging to the Campbellfield 119 words
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  62. THE FAIRFIELD RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Thursday 20 September 1900 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The enquiry by the coroner, Mr G. C. Merrison, into the circumstances attending the Outer Circle railway accident, which resulted in the deaths of th ... 269 words
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  63. THE MELBOURNE RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 7 December 1882 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The following account of the late railway accident near Melbourne is condensed from the Daily Telegraph of Monday. The names of all who were serously ... 2622 words
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  64. THE RUNNING FOREMAN'S REPORT. Locomotive Branch, Flinders-street, March 18, 1882.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 22 March 1882 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I have to report to you that Driver Leith ran into the 2 p.m. down Windsor train, which was standing protected at station, Saturday, 18th. The 2 ... 136 words
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  65. RAILWAY DISASTER.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 27 August 1877 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A serious railway accident happened on Saturday on the Victorian Railway, at the junction of the goods sheds and the Spencer-street passenger terminu ... 258 words
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    Inspector Harrowin

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  66. ANOTHER RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 28 September 1875 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Another accident of a precisely similar nature to that which happened at the Werribee a few days back occurred on Saturday on the North-Eastern line. ... 389 words
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  67. HAWTHORN RAILWAY ACCIDENT INQUIRY BOARD.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 9 May 1883 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The members of the above board sat yesterday at the offices, Flinders-street station. There were present Messrs. Worthington (in the chair), Collier, ... 954 words
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  68. THE FLINDERS- STREET RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 3 March 1883 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The railway accident which occurred at the Flinders-street railway station early yesterday morning was due to a ballast train being t[?]rned on to No ... 802 words
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  69. THE HAWTHORN RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE INQUIRY BOARD.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 9 May 1883 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The board met yesterday at the Flinders-street station. Present—Messrs. Worthington (chairman), Collier, Ross, and Dodgshun. Kynaston Murray, telegra ... 880 words
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  70. JOLIMONT RAILWAY ACCIDENT INQUIRY. Melbourne, 19th September.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Friday 20 September 1901 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the Jolimont railway accident was resumed to-day. Driver Heffernan, continuing his evidence, said it was not an unusual thing for en ... 1104 words
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  71. THE NEWS OF THE DAY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 27 February 1861 p 4 Article
    Abstract: MR VERDON'S new financial statement of last evening could not but have disappointed even the supporters of the Government. The wishes of the House as ... 3094 words
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  72. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, Feb. 26. THE CASTLEMAINE BENCH.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Friday 1 March 1861 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mr Martley gave notice that, on the following day, he would ask the hon. the Treasurer, if any correspondence had taken place between his department ... 2513 words
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  73. THE RAILWAY DISASTER. (FROM OUR MELBOURNE CORRESPONDENT.) Wednesday, 31 at August.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Thursday 1 September 1881 p 3 Article
    Abstract: As there appears to be a disposition to attribute the railway accident in somo measure to the train having been run faster than before, and consequen ... 3236 words
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  74. A WORRIED MAN. CUP DAY SUICIDE.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 7 November 1908 p 31 Article
    Abstract: The Coroner (Dr Cole) on November 5 opened an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Patrick Thomas Power, who was killed on the 467 words
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  75. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, Friday, December 1.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 9 December 1882 p 11 Article
    Abstract: John Russell, 32, chief officer, and Andrew Graham, 27, seaman of the Ben Douran, from Glasgow, were washed overboard hy a heavy sea on September 23, ... 1534 words
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  76. THE RAILWAY WORKSHOPS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 21 September 1859 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A deputation from Footscray, consisting of Mr Gordon, Chairman of the Municipality, the Town Clerk, Councillors Rowland, O'Farrell, and Coward; Messr ... 1736 words
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  77. INQUEST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 21 October 1869 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The city coroner (Dr. Youl) held an inquest on Tuesday on the body of a man named John Ritchie Cook, aged 37 years. James Davies, a pointsman at the ... 282 words
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  78. ITEMS OF NEWS.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Thursday 24 October 1889 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Another lengthy discussion is expected to take place at the ordinary meeting of the local Borough Council this evening upon the prison labour questio ... 3374 words
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  79. OFFICIAL REPORTS. TRAFFIC MANAGER'S REPORT.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Tuesday 5 December 1882 p 3 Article
    Abstract: "Victorian Railways. General Traffic Manager's Office, Melbourne, 2nd December. Memo, for the information of the hon, the Commissioner.—I have the ho ... 2189 words
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  80. FATAL ACCIDENT ON TEE WILLIAMSTOWN RAILWAY.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 27 April 1859 p 3 Article
    Abstract: ON Monday afternoon Dr Wilkins held an inquest on the bodies of two children killed on Saturday by the passage of a railway train. The jury sat at th ... 1710 words
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  81. Items of News.
    Standard (Port Melbourne, Vic. : 1884 - 1914) Saturday 2 July 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE date of the annual Borough Council election is rapidly drawing night and if any faith is to be placed in the rumours as to the candidates likely ... 2202 words
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