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Offline cupasoop

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Railway Death
« on: Friday 08 December 17 09:48 GMT (UK) »
Looking to see if there's more information available regarding a death by being run over by a train in Glasgow in 1916. I've got the death certificate which says "registered on the information by procurator fiscal". Does the PF make reports public after a period of time? I can also only find 1 newspaper article relating to this, in the Scotsman no less. Cant find anything mentioned in any of the Glasgow papers.

James Dallas, D 30/11/1916
Mills, Dallas, Stewart, McCulloch,

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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #1 on: Friday 08 December 17 10:03 GMT (UK) »
Is there anything written in the left hand panel of the death certificate ?
https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/birth-death-and-marriage-records/register-of-corrected-entries



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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #2 on: Friday 08 December 17 10:12 GMT (UK) »
Nope, nothing. No rce mentioned  :-\
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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #3 on: Friday 08 December 17 11:42 GMT (UK) »
There might have been a Fatal Accident Inquiry, or some other legal process under the rules about industrial accidents, but my grasp of these is limited. Try the National Records of Scotland htps://nrscotland.gov.uk
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #4 on: Friday 08 December 17 12:52 GMT (UK) »
Hi Nothing showing in NRS records that I can see, sorry.  isk

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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #5 on: Friday 08 December 17 13:06 GMT (UK) »
Might need some deeper digging into accident records - they may not all be indexed by the name of the victim.
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #6 on: Friday 08 December 17 13:49 GMT (UK) »
Thanks folks. This NRS site confuses me, where do you search for records on it and whats available? Anytime I look at it all I find are indexes. Are there record available to view on there?
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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #7 on: Friday 08 December 17 13:57 GMT (UK) »
Thanks folks. This NRS site confuses me, where do you search for records on it and whats available? Anytime I look at it all I find are indexes. Are there record available to view on there?
No. The NRS has vast resources but most of them have not (yet) been digitised. They hold many of the records of the proceedings in courts of law in Scotland, including surviving records of investigations of accidents at work.

Use their research guides to get an idea of the sort of material they hold, and whether there might be a record of an investigation into your man's death. If so, you would probably need to commission someone to search on your behalf.
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AITKENHEAD, Lanarkshire; BINNY, Forfar; BLACK, New Monkland; BRYSON, Cumbernauld; BURGESS, North-East Scotland; CRUICKSHANK, Rothes; DALLAS, Botriphnie; DAVIDSON, Oyne; GUTHRIE, Angus; HOGG, Larbert; LESLIE, Rothes/Mortlach; MENDUM, England; MOLLISON, Lethnot; PATERSON, Larbert; RHIND, Forfar; SANG, Scotland; SCOTT, East Kilbride; STOR(R)I/E/Y, Shotts; THORNTON, Shotts; WADDELL, New Monkland; WILKIE, New Monkland; WILKIE, Tannadice; WYLLIE, Angus; YOUNG, Keith

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Re: Railway Death
« Reply #8 on: Friday 08 December 17 23:17 GMT (UK) »
Can't guarantee success, but you might find something on "The Railways Archive" site (http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/).

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