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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Transport


Anglesey County Record Office

  • Holyhead Railway: plans and financial records 1870-1980 (WCD/375-397, WM/2002)

Angus Archives

  • List of shoemakers who subscribed to the Southesk Bridge 1787 (MS 707)

Ayrshire Archives

  • J Jaffray: log book of work rel to dredging 1844 (Acc.765)
  • Associated British Ports Group: Ayr administrative and financial records, technical records rel to Ailsa Troon shipyard c1985-99 (Acc.716)
  • Associated British Ports Group: Troon harbour port books 1942-85 (Acc.717)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Bath & Weymouth Railway Co: papers rel to the Parliamentary Bill 1837-47

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • British Railways Board: plans of Bexley stations 1951-85 (BU/BRB)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Bridgeman family, Earls of Bradford: corresp rel to railways in Bolton, Little Hulton, Wigan and Walsall 1844-97 (ZBR/6)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol & Gloucestershire Railway Co.: papers 19th-20th cent (41892)
  • Bristol & Portishead Railway Co.: papers 19th-20th cent (41892)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Carmarthen bridge: records rel to bridge incl papers, photographs and drawings 19th-20th cent (CDX/682; Acc 7566)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • British Railways Board: plans of railway property, chiefly Paddington and Victoria Stations c1919-79 (Acc 2302)

Conwy Archive Service

  • British Rail: record of firing turns at Llandudno Junction railway station 1924-30 (CX139)
  • Conwy & Llanrwst Railway Co: Llanrwst railway station records c1950-59 (CX20)
  • London & North Western Railway Co: railway plans rel to Conwy c1850-1969 (CX49)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • British Railways Board: files of corresp and plans 1924-73 (BTBR)
  • London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company: agreements 1932-50 (BDX 410)
  • Kendal to Kirkby Ireleth turnpike: papers 1763-1842 (BDHJ)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • London and North Eastern Railway Company, London: papers re closure of Killamarsh branch 1958-66 (D5681)
  • Mackworth surveyors of highways: accounts 1802-19 (D5833)

Devon Record Office

  • British Rail (Western Region) (addnl): corresp file and photographs 1904, 2002 (5505 adds 3 and 4)

Dorset Record Office

  • British Railways Board (addnl): papers rel to various local railway companies 1846-1987 (D.1742)
  • Swanage Railway Depot Merchants: accounts 1877-96 (D.1808)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • AC Penman Ltd, motor car body builders, Dumfries: records 1834-1975 (GGD489)

Essex Record Office

  • Great Eastern Railway Company Ltd (addnl): locomotive and engineering committee minutes, copy agreements and papers 1836-69, 1900-11 (A/Lge addl, A11156)

Flintshire Record Office

  • John Summers & Sons Ltd, steel manufacturers, Shotton (addnl): annotated photographs of locomotives c1902-54 (D/DM/1283 (addnl))
  • Vauban, merchant vessel: records 1941-71 (D/CK (addnl))

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • British Railways Board Ltd (addnl): papers rel to Severn and Wye Joint Line, Midland Railway Company and Forest of Dean Railway 1830-1970 (D8251)
  • Gloucester Boatyard Co Ltd: records incl purchase and sales day book, trading as Cotswold Narrow Boats 1976-88 (D9150)

Gwent Record Office

  • Newport and Usk Railway: records rel to railway bill 1864-65

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Talyllyn Railway Co, Tywyn (addnl): records 1844-1993 (5521)

Hackney Archives Department

  • British Railways Board: North London Benevolent Society records and North London Railway rent books, early 20th cent (2002/25)
  • British Railways Board: records rel to Bishopsgate Goods Yard fire of 1964, Hackney area track plans c1930-73, financial planning records 1960-85 (2002/20)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • British Railways Board: property agreements and plans 1862-70 and corresp from Kings Cross Station Engineering Department 1902-87 (Acc 3806, 3878)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Southern Railway Co: corresp with the South Region British Railway Board about the Isle of Wight railways 1923-61 (AC2002/87)
  • Misc corresp rel to the Isle of Wight Ferry Services 1964-83 (AC2002/106)

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

  • British Railways Property Board: plans of London properties incl house in Adelaide Road, Kilburn and warehouse in Camden 1912-39 (ACC 3055)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Gordon Biddle, local historian, Kendal: research notes on Leeds and Liverpool Canal 20th cent (DDX 2253)
  • British Railways Board: files rel to Lancashire stations, plans and other records 19th-20th cent (DDX 1475)
  • Amalgamated Carters and Lurry and Motormens Union, Darwen branch: minutes 1890-1913 (DDX 2379)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • British Rail, Eastern region (addnl): corresp files c1950-89 (BRB)
  • Witham Navigation Co, Lincoln: registers, minute books, ledgers and other records 18th-20th cent (BS33)

Merseyside Record Office

  • J Blake & Co Ltd, motor agents, Liverpool: records c1920-99 (Acc. 2002/13)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Henry Edwards: papers rel to Pulham airfield c1900-28 (ACC 2002/199)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Oldham, Ashton under Lyne & Guide Bridge Junction Railway Co, Manchester: deeds 1869-1947 (Acc 2002-004)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Plans and other records rel to railways in Oxfordshire 19th-20th cent (5070)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Great Western Railway Co, London: records rel to water supply at Glogue (D/BRB addl)
  • Milford Haven Dock & Railway Co: records 19th cent (D/BRB addl)
  • North Pembrokeshire & Fishguard Railway Co: records (D/BRB addl)
  • Pembroke & Tenby Railway Co: records (D/BRB addl)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway: corresp, works contracts, accounts and agreements 1887-1920 (Acc 2823)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • British Railways Board: files mostly rel to engineering works at London Bridge c1970-76
  • Peckham and Camberwell Action on the Rail Link, pressure group: records rel to campaign against the proposed Channel Tunnel Rail Link c1980-99

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

  • Corresp, research notes and original material rel to the North Staffordshire railway collected by Nowell Gosling 19th-20th cent (SD1271)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • WJ Affleck & Co, ship brokers, North Shields: accounts and voyage books 1880-1907 (Acc no 4093)
  • Gateshead & District Omnibus Co. Transport Advisory Committee: minutes and papers 1953-61 (Acc no 4151)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • British Rail, Western Region (addnl): deeds, agreements, corresp and staff records 1840-1980 (2515 Add)

Wirral Archives

  • Mersey Railway Co, Birkenhead: misc records c1859-1965 (Acc. 1560)


National Railway Museum Library and Archives

  • John G Click, locomotive engineer and railway photographer: personal papers c1955-75 (2002-7699)
  • Timothy Hackworth, locomotive engineer: drawing of Stockton & Darlington Railway locomotive 1834 (2002-7450)
  • Thomas Hornbuckle, railway mechanical engineer: personal and professional papers rel to career and diesel locomotives on the London Midland & Scottish Railway c1907-63 (2002-7482)
  • Wilkes & Ashmore, industrial designers, Horsham: files rel to designs for the British Railways Board 1962-66 (2002-8349)
  • Great Northern Railway: carriage diagram book c1905 (2002-7061)

Science Museum Library

  • British Transport Commission: minute books etc 1947-62 (ARCH: BTC)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Arthur James Hart (1883-1963), dockyard engineer: papers incl unpublished autobiography, notebooks and diary of his work as an engineer for the Royal Navy in Malta, Ireland and Bermuda (Acc 1011)
  • D Napier & Son Ltd, motor car and aircraft engine manufacturers, Greater London: records incl minutes, accounts, technical drawings, photographs and reports 1832-1996 (Acc 1016)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Isle of Man Railway Company: directors' minute book 1870-1905 (Acc. 10549)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Shipping Co Ltd (later P & O Scottish Ferries), Aberdeen: minutes, financial and personnel records, press cuttings and publicity material 1816-2002 (MS 3698)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow (addnl): scrapbook rel to the company's tugs 1945-60 (UGD 176)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Ivor Bowen, aeronautical engineer (addnl): papers rel to aeronautics 1926-73

Museum of English Rural Life

  • W Petch, farmer: records rel to steam ploughing and traction engines c1930-89 (DX1221)