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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Transport


Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Great Western Railway Co: clerks register c1858-1908 (NPR)
  • The Griffin Trust: memorabilia rel to Hooton Park Airfield, incl reminiscences of Comper Swift light aircraft and its Pobjoy engine 1931-97 (D 6371)
  • The Griffin Trust: papers and personal memorabilia rel to Hooton Airfield c1900-99 (D 6483)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Great Orme Tramway (addnl): financial records 1900-99 (CX77)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Midland Railway Co, Derby (addnl): plans 19th-20th cent (D5786)

Essex Record Office

  • Inland Waterways Association, Chelmsford branch: minutes and papers 1973-2000 (D/Z 443)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Peter du Cane, engineer and designer of Bluebird II: corresp, plans, photographs and other papers rel to his involvement in the design and construction of high speed craft c1930-69 (5A03)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Waterloo Station: corresp files 1950-70 (2003/01)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee (addnl): minutes, reports and accounts 1958-82 (MBCO acc 9281)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Liverpool Overhead Railway Co (addnl): records rel to apprentices 1918-24 (Acc 5694)

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

  • King's Cross Action Group/Crossfire (addnl): administrative files (B03/069)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Horace Cowley, Northampton: papers rel to Castle Station 1936-70

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Weeping Cross Turnpike Trust (addnl): minutes (Acc 5205)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Neath & Brecon Railway Co: corresp 1895-1947 (B/X/126)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • British Railways Board (addnl): records rel to sites in Southwark, chiefly in the vicinity of London Bridge Station 1844-1975
  • Thames Tunnel Wharf, Rotherhithe: deeds 1761-1868

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

  • Cheadle Carrying Co Ltd: minutes 1871-75 (6229)

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

  • North Staffordshire Railway Co: records and research notes and papers of Basil Jeuda, railway historian 19th-20th cent (SD1288)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Sprite Caravan Owners Club: records 1960-92 (HD 2562)

Surrey History Centre

  • London & South Western Railway Co: records rel to extension of the line through Windsor, Staines and Datchet c1844-59 (7430)

Tameside Archive Service

  • Huddersfield Narrow Water Canal: files, corresp etc rel to the planning and re-opening of the Canal c1990-2002 (Acc 3061)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Arthur Cossons (1893-1963), local historian: maps, notes and corresp rel to his study of Leicestershire and Rutland turnpike roads (DE6382)
  • Photographs and plans rel to construction of the final part of the Great Central Railway London extension, compiled by SWA Newton (DE6479)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • James Gentleman, merchant, Edinburgh: business and legal papers, mostly rel to his shipping interests 1838-56 (Acc.12184)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Hilda Edwards, passenger on SS Canberra: diaries of cruises 1962-67 (DX/2150/1-2)
  • William Jardine of Liverpool: log of round trip between London and China 1847-49 (DX/2096)
  • Cunard Steamship Co Ltd: 'Queen Elizabeth' voyage folder, incl ephemera, passenger lists, photographs etc 1946 (DX/2118)
  • Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd (Blue Funnel Line) (addnl): log books (DX/2067)
  • Mersey Docks and Harbour Board: records rel to locomotives 1920-68 (MDHB)

National Railway Museum Library and Archives

  • John Addison, engineer: diary rel to work on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway 1843-46 (2003-8353)
  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: photographs of the Gorton Works 1890-1963 (2003-9250)
  • Peckett & Sons, locomotive engineers, Bristol: locomotive registers c1890-1950 (2003-7149)
  • Severn & Wye & Severn Bridge Railway Co: records rel to locomotives and rolling stock 1895 (2003-8081, 8082)
  • British Railways Board, Central Advertising Unit: photographs rel to British Railways services and operations c1890-1992 (2003-9294)
  • Heritage Railway Association: records, incl predecessor associations 1938-2001 (2003-7373)

Science Museum Library

  • Album of photographs (c100) of airships, their hangars, construction and use, and parachute preparation and use (MS 701)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • George Christian Beath: photographs of construction of the Uasin Gishu railway, Kenya c1920-29
  • George Stephenson & Son, engineers: plan of a proposed railway from London to Birmingham 1832

Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co Ltd: wagon photographs 1911-28 (Acc 1023)
  • D Napier & Son Ltd, motor car and aircraft engine manufacturers, Acton (addnl): papers, mainly engineering drawings and technical reports 1948-67 (Acc 1020)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • P & O Scottish Ferries, previously North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Shipping Co Ltd (addnl): records 1870-2000 (MS 3696)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer (addnl): Watcombe estate and family papers 1849-1904 (DM 1954)

Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library

  • Sir Frederick Tymms (1889-1987), civil servant: papers rel to civil aviation (RCMS 20)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Channel Tunnel Association (addnl): records (CTUN)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • John Scott Maclay, 1st Viscount Muirshiel (addnl): papers rel to Sir William Burrell's Trust, Burrell Collection architects' competition and the M77 extension 1960-92 (DC371)
  • Caledonian Railway Society: inquiry reports, directors' reports, published material, plans 1860-1959 (Accn 2391)
  • Monarch Steamship Co Ltd, Glasgow: minutes, letter books, financial records, voyage books 1896-1969 (Accn 2463)

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

  • Ivor Bowen, aeronautical engineer (addnl): research papers 1963-65

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Agricultural Aviation Co Ltd (addnl): papers c1950-90 (DX 1384)