Archive | July, 2022

What’s in the new data?

Last week we launched our enhanced dataset of Railway Inspectorate staff accident investigations. We added a further 17,000 records to the existing database, available here, bringing our coverage to around 21,000 individuals, 1900-1939. In the blog post launching the new data, we outlined a few key points and gave some brief examples. In this blog […]

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Rosebay Willowherb: The Alternative Archive of a Railway Accident

This week’s blog post comes from project friend and champion, Catherine Clarke. Catherine’s support has been tremendously helpful – so we were really pleased when she contacted us to offer this story. We didn’t know how moving it would be, but it is tremendously affective. Catherine demonstrates the lasting impact of a railway accident, and […]

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