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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Transport


Ayrshire Archives

  • Ayr District Road Trustees: minute book 1781-1827 (Acc 378)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service

  • Luton Airport: directors' files (Z 1033)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge

  • Railway Clerks Association, Wisbech branch: records 1908-56

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • R Grice, station master, Olney railway station: press-copy outgoing letter books 1898-1907 (D/X 1432)
  • British Railways Board: papers rel to Buckinghamshire properties 1965-78 (D/X 1434)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • British Railways: Kent property files (15) 1970-93 (U3273)
  • Malling Airfield Action Group: misc papers 1973-95 (U3452)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • British Railways Board: agreements rel to construction and management of sidings (NPR)
  • London & North Western Railway Co: agreement with Widnes traders and corresp rel to sidings and turntables 1860-61 (D 5728)
  • Cheshire County Council Environmental Services Department: documents presented to the Liverpool and Manchester Airport public inquiries 1993-94 (CEN/5)

Chester Archives

  • Chester Northgate Station: staff register 1881-1934 (CR840)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • George Siddall, motor engineer and haulage contractor, Stanton: ledger, purchase day book and wages book 1933-44 (D4961)

Devon Record Office

  • South Devon Railway Co: papers incl petitions, proofs of evidence, parliamentary committee minutes, statements and affidavits rel to legal disputes 1844-54 (5875)

Durham County Record Office

  • Sir R Ropner & Co (Management) Ltd, shipowners and shipping agents, Darlington: records c1880-1960

Flintshire Record Office

  • British Railways Board, London: corresp and papers rel to rent charge redemption on the Mold and Denbigh line 1970-77 (1392)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • British Railways Property Board: files c1960-89 (Acc 1999/60)
  • Taff Vale Railway Co, Cardiff: agreements 1854-1967 (Acc 1999/94)
  • Board of Trade: marine maps and plans, incl of docks, harbours and railways, rel to Glamorgan area c1860-1970 (Acc 1999/68)
  • Cardiff Pilotage Authority: records 1863-76 (Acc 1999/63)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Bourton-on-the-Water Railway Co: records rel to its setting up and to its extension 1859-67 (D8384)
  • Dowty Rotol Ltd, aeronautical engineers, Cheltenham: records c1932-90 (D8347)
  • Royal Aeronautical Society, Cheltenham and Gloucester branch: records incl minutes c1930-80 (D8280)

Guildhall Library

  • Thomas Blossom, coachbuilder: account book 1808-14 (Ms 31621)
  • Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators: court and committee minutes 1929-74

Gwent Record Office

  • West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board: records incl minutes and accounts 1927-81

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • British Railways Property Board: files rel to Bangor and Port Dinorwic (XM10723)
  • British Railways, Estate Manager's Office: files (XM10723)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Letters re conveyance of land for building the Hay-Brecon railway 1863-66 (BO78)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Isle of Wight motor vehicle licensing: registers (7 vols) 1926-74 (AC 99/73)

Jersey Archive

  • Clara Evelyn Falla: diaries (2) of motor tours on the Continent 1909-11 (JA/262)
  • Jersey Railways Co: books 1854-89 (JA/254)

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

  • British Railways Board: property records 1962-81 (Acc B99/093)

Lancashire Record Office

  • British Railways Property Board: files rel to sale of property 20th cent (DDX 1475)
  • Lancaster Canal Co: records incl committee and annual reports, accounts and records of shares 1793-1819 (DP 483)
  • Shard Bridge Co, Poulton le Fylde: deeds, plans and papers 1861-1994 (DDX 2131)
  • Culcheth township: highway repair rate books 1836-39 (DDX 2220)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • British Railways Property Board: papers rel to sales of land 1970-74 (BRB)
  • Boston shipping registers (addnl): account books 19th-20th cent (MSR/Boston)

Liverpool Record Office

  • British Railways Property Board: deeds and papers rel to properties in Liverpool 18th-20th cent (Acc 5374, 5378-9, 5381)

Merseyside Record Office

  • British Railways Property Board: files and legal papers (Acc 1999/3, 6)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Railway Society: records 1956-98 (Acc 1999/66)

North Devon Record Office

  • Barnstaple shipping register 1910-87 (3318add)

North Highland Archive

  • Sinclair-Wemyss family of Southdon: road tax returns and details of road improvements, with estate accounts and corresp c1800-22 (P376)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Settle Highway Board: minutes and corresp 1866-95 (BH/SET)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Grand Union Canal (addnl): records c1890-1996

Northumberland Record Office

  • Blyth Harbour Commissioners (addnl): records 19th-20th cent (NRO 5451)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Manchester, Oldham and Co Turnpike Trust: records 1774-1880 (B-M18)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Torpoint Steam Ferry Co: papers 1899-1905 (Acc 2478)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Brecon & Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway Co: records 1845-1926 (Acc 1239)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield District Railway: plans c1890-99 (1999/081)
  • Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation: plans c1890-99 (1999/081)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

  • Baguley-Drewry Ltd, railcar and locomotive mfrs, Burton upon Trent (addnl): engineering drawings c1908-46 (D5857)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • North Staffordshire Railway Co: employees records c1898-1950 (SD 1184)
  • Tittensor-Talke Turnpike Trust: minute book 1735-91 (SD 1125)

Surrey History Centre

  • Onslow family, Earls of Onslow: papers rel to property affected by construction of the Guildford, Kingston & London Railway, and extensions to the London & South Western Railway 1876-81 (6587)
  • Hestair Dennis Ltd, commercial vehicle mfrs, Guildford: plans (1463)
  • The Tiger Club: flying club records, incl minutes and membership details c1956-99 (6612, 6756)
  • Woking and District Motoring Club: records 1947-91 (6605)
  • British Railways Board: corresp rel to sale of former railway properties in Surrey 1967-80 (6662)
  • Civil Aviation Authority, Heathrow Airport: logbooks 1993-96 (6716)
  • Public Inquiries into Trunk Road Schemes in Surrey: inspectors reports 1968-79 (6709)
  • South East Region Motorway Archive: records 1960-99 (6594)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • British Railways Board: files rel to properties in NW Leics., Leicester and Loughborough 1968-85 (DE5609)
  • Willowbrook Ltd, motor omnibus mfrs, Loughborough: misc files and printed items 1971-86 (DE5657)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • James Geddie, chief assistant engineer for Tyne Bridge: papers 20th cent (DX978)
  • Tyne Pilotage Authority: records 20th cent

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Automotive Products Ltd, Leamington Spa (addnl): misc records 1944-83 (CR 3572)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester & Midhurst Railway Co: plan, estimate and contract 1866 (Acc 11586)


British Library, Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections

  • Henry Charles Baggally, assistant engineer South Indian Railway: letters 1873-78 (Mss Eur C906)

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • London, Chatham & Dover Railway Co: corresp (Add Mss 74274-74283)

National Railway Museum Library and Archives

  • Samuel Barton Worthington (1820-1915), railway civil engineer: diaries, corresp and papers (1999-8291)
  • William Barton Worthington (1854-1939), railway civil engineer: corresp and papers (1999-8291)
  • British Railways Board, Research Division: photographic archive c1930-80 (1999-7442)
  • Peckett & Sons Ltd, locomotive engineers, Bristol: photographic archive c1890-1950 (1999-7543)
  • Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway: monthly records of work done by the company's locomotives 1844-48 (1999-8282)
  • Stockton and Darlington Railway: directors diary c1843-44 (1999-8292)

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

  • Hawker-Siddeley Group Ltd, aircraft mfrs: records of constituent companies 20th cent

Science Museum Library

  • Horsham-Perworth and Petworth-Petersfield railway lines: papers rel to planning and building 1856-64 (MS 2104)

The National Archives: Public Record Office

  • Southern Railway Co: general managers office files 1922-55 (RAIL 1188)
  • Ministry of Aviation (addnl): private office papers 1966-70 (AVIA 66)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Reminiscences of highway engineers involved in motorway construction

Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Norman Charles Watney (1901-1998), railway engineer: papers rel to career with North Western Railway in India (
  • John S Rutter, solicitor, Wolverhampton: letters rel to Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Navigation Co 1845-61 (

Royal Institute of British Architects Library

  • Background and research papers for a report on the environmental effects of the Channel Tunnel 1980s


Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Neil Gordon Kinnock, European Transport Commissioner (addnl): papers 1995-99 (KNNK)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • National Union of Railwaymen (addnl): records (MSS 127/6)