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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Transport


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service

  • Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway Society: further papers 20th cent (X794)

Bromley Public Libraries, Local Studies & Archives

  • Beckenham District Council Electric Tramways: records (1596)
  • London Borough of Bromley: records rel to Channel Tunnel High Speed Link and effects on the borough (1611)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Network Rail: records of railway companies rel to property in Westminster 1865-1948 (Acc 2370)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Llandudno and Conwy Valley Railway Society: photographs and misc papers (CX20, CP185)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • North British Railway Co: additional records incl plans of the Wigton Road railway bridge 1920 (DX 1750)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Llangollen Railway Society: papers rel to publication 'Steam at Llangollen' 1977-2003

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Owen Prosser, founder, Railway Development Association: files on public transport and related matters c1950-2003 (DD PROSS)
  • Doncaster Locomotive Engineering Works: registers of employees, machinery registers, piece-work price books, ledgers and plans 1876-1966 (DY BRB/13)
  • Doncaster Locomotive Engineering Works: additional records incl regsiters and lists of employees, piecework price books, tables of component prices 1898-1984 (DY BRB/13)
  • Specialist Rail Products Ltd, Doncaster: company profile, papers rel to employee buyout, press releases 1989-94 (DZ MD/704)
  • National Council on Inland Transport: papers of Klaus Meyer, incl reports, corresp and articles c1963-2000 (DS NCIT)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • St Nicholas Bay and Canterbury Canal Company: share registers 1812 (EK/U151)

Essex Record Office

  • Eastern National, bus company: records, incl some of subsidiary companies 1914-2003 (D/F 271)
  • Great Eastern Railway Society: plans, drawings, leaflets, etc c1840-2003 (D/Z 346 addl)
  • North West Essex and East Hertfordshire Preservation Association (addnl): papers rel to the campaign against a Third London Airport 1962-1980 (D/Z 100 addl)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Buckley Art Society: additional records 1945-2001 (D/DM/1538)
  • Deeside Ladies Circle: minutes and corresp 1959-2001 (D/DM/1544)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cardiff International Airport: log books 1998-2001 (DCAV)
  • English Congregational Church, Maesteg: marriage registers c1938-1998 (DECONGMARR23)
  • Rail Passengers Committee Wales, Cardiff: minutes, corresp and misc papers 1968-2002 (DRPC)
  • Wesleyan English Methodist Church, Hirwaun: marriage registers 1950-1969 (DWESMARR49)

Greater Manchester County Record Office

  • Great Central Railway Co: Gorton Railway Works staff service records (initials A-R only) c1930-1989 (A/19)
  • Manchester Ship Canal Co: additional records incl plans rel to Manchester Docks and Salford Quays 1900-2000 (B10)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society: additional papers 20th cent (Z/DDJ)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Humanpowered Flight archive: copies of documents rel to design, construction and trials of the Mark 1 and Mark 2 SUMPA, and a historical survey and engineering database for humanpowered flight 1960-2005 (84A04)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Plans, maps and photographs rel to Isle of Wight railways 19th-20th cent (AC 2004/30)

Islington Local History Centre

  • Southern Caledonian Community Association: papers relating to the overturning of King's Cross Railway Bill 1988-1996 (1/05)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Network Rail: records of railway companies rel to property in Lambeth 1875-1936 (2004/21)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Childwall Highway Board: minute book 1885-1898 (Acc 5821)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Public Transport Users Consultative Committee: accounts and papers 1984-2004 (ACC 2004/81)
  • Norfolk Railway Society: further papers 1999-2002 (MC 2027)

North Highland Archive

  • Civil Aviation Authority, Wick Airport: records 1969-1986 (P562)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • British Railways Property Board: papers rel to the station and goods yard at Eye 1973 (2004/012)

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Archives and Local Studies Section

  • John Baker & Bessemer Ltd, railway wheel, tyre and axle manufacturers: additional records, pamphlets, lantern slides, photographs, press cuttings c1890-1980 (R952)

Shropshire Archives

  • London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co: wage sheets 1943-1947 (Acc 7116)
  • Severn Horse Towing Path Trust: accounts, minutes, toll receipt books and misc corresp c1795-1940 (Acc 7112)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • Network Rail: records of railway companies rel to property in Southwark 1865-1936

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Sprite Caravan Owners Club (addnl): minutes, papers and newsletters 1972-80 (HD 2562)

Surrey History Centre

  • New Basingstoke Canal Co: records of Joan Marshall, manager 1793-1983 (7661)
  • Records rel to railways in Wimbledon, Merton, Richmond borough and Dorking 1844-1946 (7627)

Sutton Local Studies Centre

  • Network Rail: documents and plans concerning railways in Sutton. 1867-1938 (Acc 663)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Hinckley and Lutterworth Turnpike Trust: accounts, list of trustees and trustees' oaths 1818-1825 (DE6632)
  • Leicester Railway Historical Society: minutes 1971-90 (DE6534)
  • Rutland and North Leicestershire Coroner: inquest papers incl Kegworth Air Disaster enquiry 1989 (DE6575)
  • Midland Railway bond for payment of duties on passengers 1869 (DE6581)

Trafford Local Studies

  • H D Walker & Sons Ltd, motor engineers, Sale: wage books, corresp and papers 1941-1980 (TBC52)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Automotive Products Ltd: papers incl leases and legal agreements 1919-1975 (CR3900)
  • Wheelwright, Long Marston: account book c1790-1824 (CR3916)
  • Stretton-on-Dunsmore anti-Rugby Airport campaign: records incl historical survey of surrounding villages 2002-2003 (CR3844)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Corresp rel to a railway accident at Kings Dock, Swansea, between a locomotive and a bus 1922-1932
  • Minutes and papers rel to Swansea Canal 1884

West Sussex Record Office

  • Cecil Laurence Pashley, aviator: papers incl logbooks corresp and ephemera rel to early aviation and to Shoreham Airport 20th cent (Acc 13669)


National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • Robert Burgoyne, engine driver, Sheffield: personal diaries detailing daily duties c1938-91 (2004-7294)
  • Frederick Evans, employee of Sir William Burdett's Patent: account book of 'petty disbursements' involved in his work in Ireland and Cambridgeshire, with related notes and copy letters 1846-58 (2004-8354)
  • Edward D'Arcy Evezard, photographer: photographs of British Railways and preserved railways, with notebooks of ED and EG Evezard detailing photographs taken c1912-2001 (2004-7517)
  • Peter Handford, railway sound specialist: master tapes of sound recordings taken on the railway, with supporting notebooks and documents c1950-2003 (2004-7290)
  • GDH Mackie, railway enthusiast: lecture scripts, reports and slides on subjects incl Scottish transport, operations at British Railways workships, Shildon Wagon works c1960-78 (2004-7906 to 2004-7911)
  • Charles Potter, British Railways (Eastern Region) Public Relations and Publicity Officer: album of photographs of British Railways window advertising displays c1950-59 (2004-8359)
  • GC Reeves, London & South Western Railway Stores Department: pocket book with notes on prices for diverse items incl hay, fishplates, electric lighting equipment and crossing timbers c1905-31 (2004-8151)
  • William Starvis, engine driver, Camden: diaries 1949-62 (2004-8113)
  • Thomas Turner, engine driver: notebook on various aspects of railway work, incl signalling, company crests and distances between stations c1948-62 (2004-8352)
  • Kevin Welborn, railway enthusiast: collected railway training material with posters and personal notes c1975-90 (2004-7273)
  • Thomas Williams, engine cleaner and fireman, Birkenhead: journal of work at Birkenhead Locomotive Works 1919-30 (2004-7280)
  • Dubs & Co, locomotive manufacturers: engineering drawings (2004-7074)
  • Midland Railway Co: gangers and permanent way department time book for Settle to Carlisle line 1882-83 (2004-7588)
  • Midland Railway Co: tracings (36) showing railway's extension into London, incl plans of Finchley Road station, details of Kentish Town and St Pancras stations and technical drawings 1867 (2004-8444)
  • Nasmyth, Wilson & Co Ltd, ironfounders, locomotive, hydraulic and general engineers: engineering drawings (2004-7074)
  • Peckett & Sons Ltd, locomotive engineers: engineering drawings c1900-40 (2004-7074)
  • South Devon Railway Co: volume of collected material incl memoranda, notices, accounts sheets, addressed to staff at Launceston station 1865-75 (2004-7508)
  • Southern Railway Co: notebook of WJ Matthews, clerk of Battersea Clothing Depot, containing information on purchasing protective clothing 1924 (2004-7427)
  • Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd, locomotive manufacturers and shipbuilders: drawings (5) of the 'Rocket', by John Dobson Wardale, head draughtsman 1859 (2004-7175)
  • Railway Mission, Doncaster: records incl minutes, letter books, publications, journals, branch records 1878-1996 (2004-8112)
  • Complete set of course materials from the International Correspondence Schools' course on locomotive management, with complete set of student's paperwork (2004-7004)
  • Audio cassettes (3) and video cassettes (4) of lectures given at the Advanced Passenger Train - Experimental seminar by the Institute of Railway Studies 1996 (2004-7011, 7012)
  • Glass negatives (2 boxes) of photographs of Shildon Wagon Works, owned successively by London & North Eastern Railway and British Rail c1919-57 (2004-7102)
  • Dennis Lovett: training and lecture notes, diagrams and other material rel to training courses at British Railways (London Midland Region) M.P. Diesel Training School 1959-88 (2004-8078 to 2004-8087)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Richard Beamish, civil engineer: diaries with letters from I K and M I Brunel 1827-1828
  • George Stephenson, railway engineer: plan and section of proposed Chester and Crewe railway
  • Robert Stephenson, civil engineer: letters [3] to the Directors of the Aylesbury railway 1838-1839
  • Robert Stephenson, civil engineer: letter to Richard Creed re relative advantages of rope/locomotive working 1843
  • Charles Blacker Vignoles, civil engineer: map and section of projected Sheffield, Ashton under Lyne and Manchester Railway 1836

Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Arthur Titley, mechanical engineer, President of the Newcomen Society: diaries and family corresp 1884-1929 (IMS 488)
  • British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers' Association: minutes and register of directors 1939-1990 (Acc 1037)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Ramsey Steamship Co: records 1913-64 (10952)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Research materials and papers rel to the life of H M Brunel 1857-2004 (DM 1986)

Senate House Library, University of London

  • S. Hammond, coach builder, Brighton: manuscript book containing estimates for cost of repair of horse drawn vehicles (MS 1016)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • British Airline Pilots Association: minutes and corresp c1940-1990 (MSS.248)
  • Cyclists Touring Club: additional records incl attendance register 1919-1992 (MSS.328/C)
  • International Transport Workers Federation: additional records incl Executive Board minutes and Management Committe papers 1966-1978 (MSS.159)
  • Motor Cycle Association: additional minutes 1981-1993 (MSS.204)
  • National Cycle Archive:additional records incl cycling papers of Ernest J Green, Bryan Ward and Harry Aspden 1919-2000 (MSS.328)