Albert Edward Burnett


Timekeeper at locomotive sheds, Central Station Newcastle


60 Railway Cottages Tyne Dock

Evidence of Identification

A signalman named D.Burnett gave evidence of identification in the case of Albert Edward Burnett, his son. He said that the deceased was a timekeeper employed at the Electricity Department, The Central Station, Newcastle. He identified a cigarette case and watch chain. The witness stated that his son usually went by an earlier train, but he slept in last Friday, and went to catch the 7:05 am from South Shields.

Death Register 

Albert Edward Burnett Birth Date 1892 Date of Registration March 1916 Aged 24 Registration district S/S Durham Volume 10a page 901

Photographs courtesy of Rachel Burnett, Maureen Burnett, Irene Ferguson (was Burnett)and Annie O’Donnell


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