Mary Evans Railway accident at Staplehurst, Kent 1865 10006385
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Picture No 10006385
Date 9 June 1865
Description Railway accident at Staplehurst, Kent 1865
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A railway accident at Staplehurst, Kent. The accident happened when the boat train from Folkestone (South-Eastern Railway) derailed on a defective line, killing ten people and injuring 40. Charles Dickens, Ellen Ternan and her mother escaped unhurt, though Dickens suffered psychologically to the end of his life -- he died on 9 June five years later.
Source Illustrated London News, 17 June 1865, page 572
Credit Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Mary Evans Picture No 10006385 - A railway accident at Staplehurst, Kent. The accident happened when the boat train from Folkestone (South-Eastern Railway) derailed on a defective line, killing ten people and injuring 40. Charles Dickens, Ellen Ternan and her mother escaped unhurt, though Dickens suffered psychologically to the end of his life -- he died on 9 June five years later.

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