England, AR Tornado, Mar 1952

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the England city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


About twenty-five persons were reported injured at England.

At England, a town of about 2,140 residents twenty-five miles southeast of Little Rock, the storm dipped in at the edge of the business district on the west, veered off to the north through the residential section and destroyed virtually everything in its path.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 Mar 1952

Search for more information on this disaster and other train wrecks, fires, accidents, etc. in historical newspapers in the Newspaper Archive. You just might find your ancestors in old newspaper articles. Search for your ancestors among the billions of names at ancestry.com Find death records, census images, immigration lists and genealogy other databases for your surnames. Use this Free trial to search for your ancestors. Start Your Family Tree It's FREE and easy. Start with yourself, your parents, grandparents and you're on your way to building your family history! Get Started Now and build your family tree at ancestry.com. It's Free!