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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Transport

National, Special and University

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

  • Livesey & Henderson, railway engineering contractors, London: records 19th-20th cent (IMS.283)

The University of Hull, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Willie Brayshaw Yeadon (1907-97), railway historian: records rel to London & North Eastern Railway

Keele University Library

  • William Jack collection rel to railway and mining history incl Chatterley-Whitfield Collieries Ltd minute book 1891-1926

National Railway Museum

  • Richard Edward Lloyd Maunsell, locomotive engineer: personal and professional papers 1895-1944 (1998-7513)
  • Sir John Rennie (1794-1874), civil and railway engineer: accounts rel to survey work (1998-7514)
  • British Transport Hotels Ltd: minutes, corresp and papers c1970-91 (1997-8807)
  • Locomotive Manufacturers Association: minutes, accounts, production records and legal papers 1875-1963 (1997-8434)
  • North Eastern Railway Station Masters and Agents Association: minutes, corresp and papers c1910-30 (1997-8466)

Royal Air Force Museum

  • Major JBLH Cordes: log books and papers as Handley Page test pilot (AC 1997/75)
  • Captain OP Jones: papers rel to service in Royal Flying Corps and career with Imperial Airways and British Overseas Airways Corporation (AC 1997/116)

Scottish Record Office

  • Alexander Gibb (1804-67), civil and railway engineer: drawings of railways and north east Scotland c1840-50 (GD471)
  • Maps of roads in various counties c1750-89 (RHP94676-9)
  • Railway plans for various counties 1848-1962 (RHP94961-504)

Science Museum Library

  • William Lunn, land surveyor: account book rel to railway surveying 1843-61 (MS 448)
  • GSF Rutty: papers rel to building the Disley tunnel on New Mills to Heaton Mersey branch of Midland Railway 1899 (MS 1418)
  • Robert Stephenson (1803-59) MP and locomotive engineer: papers rel to winding-up of his estate (MS 2033)

Local Repositories in England

Berkshire Record Office

  • Treacher family of Sonning: records incl plans and papers rel to the Thames Navigation 1787-1862 (D/EX1457)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • Metropolitan (Aylesbury & Buckingham) Railway: plan of line from Aylesbury to Verney Junction 1893-95 (Ma)
  • Wycombe Railway Extension: plans of Aylesbury station 1863 (D/X 1358)

Bury Archive Service

  • Prestwich Bury and Radcliffe turnpike trust: minute book 1829-57 (APT)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office

  • Nene Valley Railway Ltd: plans and drawings rel to Thrapston to Peterborough line 1877-1986

Cornwall Record Office

  • Hayle harbour: records 1801-1988 (AD 1175)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Midland Railway Co: records rel to a dispute with the freemen of Derby 19th cent (D4655)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co (addnl): directors minutes and shareholders register 1942-86 (D4791)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Thomas Drake of Hautbois: papers rel to Aylsham navigation 1779-91 (MC 1604)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • CWV and CDV Marjoram, taxi proprietors, Lowestoft: corresp rel to taxi service 1929-86 (Acc 1193)

Surrey Record Office

  • Godstone Highway Dictrict and Rural District Council: highway wages books 1880-97 (4546)
  • Warlington highway rate book 1862 (4546)

Surrey Record Office, Guildford Muniment Room

  • FE Box: notebooks rel to history of Portsmouth Direct Railway 1906-12 (5396)
  • Dennis Bros, commercial motor vehicle mfrs, Guildford: reminiscences by former employees 20th cent (5392)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Littlehampton Harbour Board: records 1863-1986 (Acc 11,037)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • North London Line Committee: minutes, corresp and papers 1970-89

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Business Travel Service: deeds rel to the Wheatsheaf Bus Depot, Monkwearmouth
  • Tyne General Ferry Co: plans and charts 1865-1907
  • McDowell Trust: papers rel to the Stephenson Railway Co and George and Robert Stephenson
  • Port of Tyne Authority: records 1850-1969

Walsall Archives Service

  • Birmingham Canal Navigation (addnl): boat registers 1899-1917 (904)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • British Transport Commission, Running and Maintenance Officer, Wolverhampton: records 1957-67 (DX/457)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archive Office

  • York-Kexby Bridge turnpike trust: accounts 1786-1849 (DDX 628)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Great Northern Railway: Windhill station records 1880-89 (8D97)

Local Repositories in Wales

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Llangollen railway (addnl): accounts, train registers and plans c1860-1935 (DD/DM/1258)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Ayrshire Archives, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr KA7 1DR

  • Glasgow and South Western Railway: records 19th-20th cent
  • Western Buses Co: records c1930-79
  • Girvan Harbour Trustees: records c1800-1920

Edinburgh City Archives, Department of Corporate Services, City of Edinburgh Council, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ

  • Lothian Region Transport: records incl predecessor bodies 19th-20th cent (409)

North Lanarkshire Archives, 10 Kelvin Road, Lenziemill, Cumbernauld G67 2BA

  • Archibald Scott Ltd, van and carriage builders, Bellshill: records 1900-64 (U49)