DEATH – Redcar Railway Station
Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 10/09/1869.
On Wednesday morning (08/09), and awfully sudden death occurred at the Redcar Railway Station. An old gentleman named Stuart, of Edinburgh, who had been staying sometime at Redcar, was at the station with his family, awaiting the arrival of the 8:55 AM train, with the intention of pro-seeding North. On the train entering the station, the Bell rung, and on hearing it, the old gentleman who was 83 years of age, and had been suffering from neuralgia near the heart, in agreeing to get into the train brought on an attack of syncope, death, ensuing immediately. Dr Bennett, who had attended the unfortunate gentleman during his stay in Redcar, was on the platform, and his services were brought into requisition, but without avail, death being almost instantaneous. The body was conveyed to Edinburgh by the 2 PM train.