Alban Sweeney


Apprentice Draughtsman – Employed by Messrs Reyrolles and Company, Electricians and General Engineers, Hebburn


28 Osbourne Terrace South Shields

Evidence of Identification

The boy was known to have joined the train, a combined tea and coffee can and a tin of workmen’s tickets were discovered on the railway. These were identified by the father Mr John Sweeney as having belonged to his son. Dated 18 December 1915.

Death Register 

Alban Sweeney Birth Date 1902 Date of Registration March 1916 Aged 14 Registration district S/S Durham Volume 10a page 901

1911 Census 

Address 10 Milner Street Westoe South Shields

John Sweeney                                                             Aged 39

Elizabeth Sweeney                                                    Aged 35

Alban Sweeney (Birthplace Spennymoor)         Aged 10

Mary Teresa                                                                 Aged 9