John Roberts (I)

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John Roberts was an early locomotive cleaner on the Festiniog Railway. He was killed on 5th January 1865 (the opening day for fare paying passengers) when he jumped from a moving locomotive at Boston Lodge, tripped, and was hit by the tender and a following carriage.[1]

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  1. ^ Johnson, Peter (2007). An Illustrated History of the Festiniog Railway. Hersham: Oxford Publishing Co. p. 022. ISBN 0-860936-03-1. OCLC 180463433.

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