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  1. GEELONG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Saturday, 27th June, 1857.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 June 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The following is the report of the inquest held on the body of the unfortunate and lamented Mr. Henry Walters:— An inquest was hold yesterday afterno ... 1188 words
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  2. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE GEELONG AND MELBOURNE RAILWAY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 9 July 1857 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An inquest was held at the company's offices at Greenwich yesterday, on the body of Joe Gard, a guard on the line, who lost his life by falling off t ... 1077 words
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  3. ACCIDENT ON THE MELBOURNE AND GEELONG RAILWAY AT LITTLE RIVER.
    Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser (Vic. : 1842 - 1843; 1854 - 1876) Saturday 27 December 1862 p 3 Article
    Abstract: An accident occured last Friday evening 19th inst., to the mail train from Melbourne to Geelong and Ballarat. The train left Melbourne at the usual t ... 391 words
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  4. THE LATE ACCIDENT AT THE RAILWAY STATION.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Friday 10 March 1871 p 3 Article
    Abstract: An inquest was held at the Geelong Hospital on Thursday, before the District Coroner, F. Shaw, Esq., on the body of Roger Kett, a horse-dealer, who d ... 1042 words
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  5. ACCIDENTS AND OFFENCES.
    Illustrated Australian News (Melbourne, Vic. : 1876 - 1889) Wednesday 27 December 1876 p 198 Article
    Abstract: On Sunday, 10th Dec., several lads went bathing at the Saltwater River near the railway bridge, when one of their number, Michael Layhorn, through be ... 1349 words
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    2016-06-03 00:50:31.0

    Overend & Robb Ararat - Hamilton derailment and fatality x 2

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  6. A RAILWAY FATALITY. NEAR WARRNAMBOOL. A MAN ALMOST DECAPITATED
    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 25 April 1899 p 3 Article
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  7. VICTORIAN NEWS.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 22 October 1921 p 33 Article
    Abstract: A monument to the memory of the late Mr. Frank Hyett was unveiled at the Box Hill Cemetery. Edwin George Cronk, aged 21 years, who 961 words
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  8. THE LATE FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE GEELONG RAILWAY. To the Editor of the Argus.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 2 July 1857 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I was as much astonished as you were on perusing the evidence given at the inquest on the remains of Mr. Henry Walters, the late superiutendent ... 770 words
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    G & M Rly (letters)

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  9. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Geelong, Thursday Evening.
    The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864) Friday 26 June 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Pivot has been all alive today with the excitement occasioned by the opening of the Railway to Williamstown. At half-past nine, the 534 words
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    Henry Walters - Loco Super - Accidental death

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  10. OPENING OF THE GEELONG RAILWAY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 27 June 1857 p 4 Article
    Abstract: In yesterday's Age we published a Telegraphic despatch, outlining the salient features of the ceremony. The following additional particulars will bo ... 4890 words
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    2016-11-13 19:22:06.0

    Opening Day - 'Sirrocco'

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  11. THE INQUEST ON WILLIAMS To the Editor of the Geelong Advertiser.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Saturday 19 March 1859 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—The public is placed under deep obligation to you by your unflinching endeavors to throw the light of day upon the circumstances attending the l ... 364 words
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    2016-11-24 16:38:18.0

    Moorabool Navvy death; Jno Williams

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  12. THE FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. MAGISTERIAL INQUIRY. SOME EXTRAORDINARY EVIDENCE. THE VERDICT DEFERRED
    Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Thursday 16 January 1890 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the Court house, Branxholme, yesterday, Mr. W. Howarth, J.P., resumed the magisterial inquiry into the circumstances attending the death of Jane W ... 6198 words
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    Engdrvr Simpson on #277 @ Merino

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  13. THE RECENT RAILWAY' COLLISION AT LARA.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 18 August 1880 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Donald M 'Donald, the driver on the engine which on the 6th inst. rau into a passenger train at the Lara railway station, was proceeded against, at t ... 2692 words
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  14. THE COLLISION ON THE RAILWAY LINE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 18 August 1880 p 3 Article
    Abstract: At the Geelong Police Court yesterday, Donald M'Donald, an engine driver in the employ of the Government, but at present under suspension, was charge ... 1063 words
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    Engdrvr Don M'Donald & #142

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  15. NEWS AND NOTES.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Wednesday 27 June 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: As to the Fellmounger deviation road, the offer of the Water Commission to make up for the roadway occupied by the dam and aqueduct by giving the shi ... 2821 words
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    Evans Contract Geelong - Colac

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  16. FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Friday 21 May 1880 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Mr Brady, J.P., held an enquiryyesterday evening into the circumstances attending the death, on the previous evening, of an old woman named Mary Ann ... 1165 words
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    2017-01-28 22:39:46.0

    Drvr J. Macnamara / Signm Edwd Josp Round / SM - Sinclair

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  17. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE RAILWAY LINE.
    The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1883; 1914 - 1918) Friday 5 March 1880 p 3 Article
    Abstract: An occident occurred on the railway inaner the station, off mercer street, on the 14th February, by which a boy named William M'Kin[?]ay, eon of an e ... 647 words
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  18. ITEMS OF NEWS.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Monday 7 April 1884 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Particulars will be found in another column of a frightful mining accident, which happened in the South German Tribute Co.'s mine, Maldon, on Saturda ... 3421 words
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    2017-05-09 22:42:14.0

    Drvr Kitchen / Frmn Hutchinson

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  19. The Portland Accident. THE INQUIRY. TUESDAY, JAN. 30, 1900.
    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Wednesday 31 January 1900 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The coronial inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Annie Elizabeth Taylor, who was accidentally killed at the Percy street crossing ... 1479 words
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    H.W. Alder - at Inquiry

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  20. THE PORTLAND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. A STRONG VERDICT. THE DEPARTMENT CONDEMNED. PORTLAND, Thursday.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 2 February 1900 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the circumstances attending the death of Annie Elizabeth Taylor, who was killed at the Percy-street crossing on December 23 by being ... 288 words
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    Unlit buggy and loco ex Peir at night

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  21. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 April 1934 p 1 Family Notices
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    2017-06-01 11:57:05.0

    50th Anniversary of deaths.

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  22. THE INQUEST ON MR KITCHEN AND MRS JOHNSON.
    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 8 April 1884 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The inquest upon the deceased woman, Ellex Johnston, and the driver of the goods train, Thomas Coe Kitchen, was commenced at the Geelong Morgue yeste ... 556 words
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    Engrdrvrs Craik & Kitchen / Frmn Watson

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  23. THE RAILWAY COLLISION AT LITTLE RIVER.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 9 April 1884 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The adjourned inquest ou the bodies of Mrs Ellen Johnson and Thos. C. Kitchen, who died from iujuries received by the railway collision at Little Riv ... 8488 words
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  24. THE LITTLE RIVER COLLISION. WERRIBEE STATION-MASTER COMMITTED FOR TRIAL.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 12 April 1884 p 12 Article
    Abstract: The adjoumed inquest upon the bodies of Thomas C. Kitchen and Ellen Johnson, two of the victims of the Werribee railway disaster, was resumed on Tues ... 4048 words
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    S.M. Biddle

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  25. THE WERRIBEE RAILWAY DISASTER ACQUITTAL OF THE STATIONMASTER. GEELONG, FRIDAY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 19 July 1884 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The Court of Assize at Geelong was commenced to-day. Thomas Biddle, late stationmaster at the Werribee railway station was arraigned on a charge of m ... 1516 words
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  26. THE LITTLE RIVER RAILWAY COLLISION.
    Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Thursday 10 April 1884 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The inquest touching the deaths of Ellen Johnson and Thomas Kitchen, who were killed in the railway collision at Little River on the night of the 2nd ... 2410 words
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    Thomas Biddle S.M. / Engdrvr's Craik - Up Mail ex BT >X< Thos Coe Kitchen Dn spec gds. ex Melb

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  27. INQUEST ON ENGINE DRIVER CRAIK
    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 8 April 1884 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Am inquest was held by Dr Youl, the city coroner, .at the Melbourne hospital', on . the body of James Craike, the driver of the psssenger train, in t ... 216 words
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    Ballarat Engdrvr James CRAIK - death @ Werribee - Little River.

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  28. THE INQUEST AT GEELONG. GEELONG, FRIDAY.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 5 April 1884 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A coroner's inquiry into the cause of death of Mrs. Johnson and Thomas C. Kitchen, the engine driver of the goods train, was commenced at the morgue ... 940 words
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    Thos Coe Kitchen - engdrvr

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  29. GEELONG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Saturday, 8th August, 1857.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 10 August 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Some mischievous rascals cut the telegraph wire between this and Ballaarat on Thursday evening last. The object appears to have been simply thieving, ... 2154 words
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    2017-06-02 23:14:15.0

    James Davis - engdrvr

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  30. INQUESTS AT GEELONG.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 10 August 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: An inquest was held on Friday morning at the Terminus, on view of the body of Daniel Marchand, late innkeeper, at Sutherland's Creole, who met his de ... 1010 words
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    2017-06-02 23:24:59.0

    Engdrvrs Davis / Rowley

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  31. A PASSENGER TRAIN OFF THE LINE.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 8 September 1857 p 5 Article
    Abstract: An accident, which might have been attended with disastrous consequences, occurred on the Geelong line on Saturday. The following accouut is furnishe ... 1540 words
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  32. VICTORIA.
    Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904) Saturday 19 September 1857 p 1 Article
    Abstract: By the Havilah we have received Melbourne journals to the 10th instant. PROCEEDINGS IN PAKLIAMENT.—On Wednesday last the State Aid to Religion Bill w ... 3266 words
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  33. GENERAL NEWS.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 5 May 1877 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Sir Wm. Jervois and Colonel Scratchley will lose no time in the preparation of their report upon the defences of the colonies. During the week Sir Wi ... 3722 words
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    2017-06-20 21:30:54.0

    Ballast engine "Berwick"

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  34. THE BREAKWATER DEATH TRAP. BRIDGE USED IN SPITE OF " WOODEN LIE" WARNING BOARDS.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 12 July 1911 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Coroner (Mr. Read Murphy) yesterday conducted the adjourned inquiry into the circumstances of the death of the young man, Richard William 1159 words
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  35. 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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    Moore @ Willmstn.

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