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From: Ray Veitch <>
Subject: Ferry Accident
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 15:48:40 +0930

It seems that from 1839 to 1885 some Heddon residents found it necessary
to cross the River Tyne by ferry in order to catch the train at Ryton

I understand that a ferry accident 26 March 1877 caused three deaths,
one being a 17 year old named Mary Ann DALE .

Would any lister know the names of the other victims please?

Ray Veitch in Adelaide

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