Unsolved Murders

Richard Seed

Age: 74

Sex: male

Date: 26 Aug 1915

Place: Whalley New Road, Blackburn

Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Richard Seed was run over whilst crossing Whalley New Road in Blackburn.

He was a lamplighter and had lived in Ribble Street in Blackburn.

He was said to have been hit by a taxicab that had been travelling at a fast pace.

The taxi was said to have stopped and the driver come out from it to the scene, but the other man was said to have shouted 'Come on', and the taxi-driver had then gone back to his taxi and then driven away.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see Liverpool Echo - Thursday 26 August 1915

see Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Wednesday 11 August 1915