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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Transport


Birmingham City Archives

  • Centro and the West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority: records 1891-1997 (MS 2166)

Bury Archive Service

  • Prestwich and District Disabled Drivers' Association: minutes 1952-97 (GDD)

Chester Archives

  • Chester to Wrexham Mineral Railway: records c1840-50 (CR825)

Coventry Archives

  • John C Beadle Ltd, motor car body builders and engineers, Dartford, Kent: minutes 1930-56 (PA2087)
  • Singer Motors Ltd, car manufacturers, Coventry: records 1936-81 (PA2087)
  • Tilling-Stevens Motors Ltd, car manufacturers, Coventry: minutes, registers and corresp 1915-65 (PA2087)

Falkirk Museums History Research Centre (Falkirk Archives)

  • W Alexander & Sons (Midland) Ltd, coach operators, Falkirk: records, mainly financial 1924-89 (A1075-76)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Transport Users Consultative Committee: records incl minutes c1950-90 (Acc 1998/101)

Greater Manchester County Record Office

  • Great Central Railway: plans and staff records 19th-20th cent (A/GCR)
  • London & North Western Railway Co: plans and drawings (A19/add)

Guildhall Library

  • Inchcape plc, London: records 20th cent

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • British Rail: corresp rel to land at Stevenage 1969-74 (Acc 3338)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • London and South East Regional Planning Conference (SERPLAN): records 1983-96
  • Transport Salaried Staffs Association: records 1907-88

Lancashire Record Office

  • Burnley Borough: vehicle licensing registers 1904-30 (VLBU acc 8331)
  • Ellan Vannin, Manx steamer of Fleetwood: bank book and receipt book 1909-10 (DDX 1856 acc 8316)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Alfred Booth & Co Ltd, shipowners and leather and commodity traders, Liverpool: corresp with New York Office 1863-1935 (Acc 5327)

North Highland Archive

  • John Dallas of Thurso: speech notes rel to aircraft design and his experiences in Germany in the 1930s (P358)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Oldham Alliance Railway Company: shares in name of Joseph Henry Clegg 1847 (Acc 1998-014)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Keay, MacKenzie & Co, shipowners, Perth: papers 1790-1859
  • Transport and General Workers Union, Passenger 7/3 Perth branch: records 1957-92

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • A452 Coordination Group: records rel to the campaign against making the A452 between Leamington Spa and Kenilworth into a dual carriageway road c1990-96 (CR 3439, CR 3463)
  • Birmingham Canal Navigations: plan for cross sections of the Lappal and Netherton tunnels 19th cent (CR 3494)
  • Oxford Canal: plan of intended alterations between Hillmorton and Willoughby 1828 (CR 3494)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • National Union of Railwaymen, Swansea No 1 Branch: minutes 1933-94

West Sussex Record Office

  • D Rowe & Co Ltd, car dealers, Chichester: records 1928-95 (Acc 11,084)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Rochdale Canal Co, Manchester: plans 1926-79 (MISC:987)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Warminster Outer By-pass Association: minutes and accounts 1969-75 (3119)


National Archives of Ireland

  • Athenry & Tuam Railway Co, Ireland: records rel to dealings with the General Post Office 1870-76 (98/15)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Caledonian Railway, Glasgow: minutes of agreements books 1883-1923 (BR/CAL)
  • Civil Aviation Authority: files 1966-92 (CAA2)
  • Forth Bridge Railway Co, Edinburgh: registers of stockholders 1941-48 (BR/FOR/2)
  • London & North Eastern Railway: traffic agreement books 1923-49 (BR/LNE3)
  • London, Midland & Scottish Railway: minutes of agreements books (and index) 1923-53 (BR/LMS)
  • Monkland Railway: share ledgers and address book 1849-65 (BR/MNK/2)
  • North British Railway: register of share transfers, dividend warrants, traffic agreement books 1865-1923 (BR/NBR/2-3)
  • North Monkland Railway: registers of share transfers 1871-88 (BR/NMR/2)

National Maritime Museum, Manuscripts Section

  • London and Rochester Trading Co Ltd, barge owners: records 1924-84 (X98/049)

National Railway Museum Library and Archives

  • Stockton & Darlington Railway Co, Darlington (addnl): Shildon Works equipment and layout plans 1849-65 (1998-11437)

Science Museum Library

  • Brennan helicopter: records rel to its invention, design and development (Ms 630)
  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: volume of hand-drawn track plans of signalling systems at stations in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire (Ms 227)
  • Shannon, frigate: specification and plans (MSR 21)


Manx National Heritage Library

  • Isle of Man Highway Board: records 1836-1964 (Acc 10077)
  • Transport and General Workers Union, Isle of Man: records c1930-40 (Acc 9939)

Royal Institution of Cornwall

  • Thomas Furse, shipwright, Mevagissey: memoir 1767-1838


Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Scottish Association for Public Transport (addnl): records (ACCN 1725)