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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Transport


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Stonehaven Harbour Trust: minute books 1890-1930 (BH17)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Walker & Sons, garage proprietors, Kilwinning: day books and cash books c1940-1949 (Accession 1018)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Dunstable Bypass Planning Conference: papers 1996 (Z1035)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • West Midlands Rail Passengers Council and Transport Users Consultative Committee: additional records 1951-2005 (CCM/A/Acc2005/146)

Bristol Record Office

  • Lionel Harris, draughtsman engineer, Bristol: photographs and papers rel to Bristol Aeroplane Company 1941-1953 (42794)
  • Bristol Omnibus Co Ltd, formerly Bristol Tramways and Carriage Co Ltd: additional records and records of successor companies 20th cent (39735)
  • Bristol Bargeowners Committee: minute book 1916-1953 (42954)
  • Rail Passengers Committee for Western England: corresp, surveys and papers rel to Bristol railways incl papers of successor bodies 20th cent (41257)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Papers of the Roskill Commission rel to public enquiry into proposed Third London Airport site at Cublington and Wing 1968-69 (AR 21/2005)
  • Papers of inquiry into compulsory purchase orders and side road orders for the A4146 Stoke Hammond and Linslade Western Bypass 2003 (AR 28/2005)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Port of Chester shipping registers and registration papers 1840-1994 (NR)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Photographs of the reconstruction of the Grosvenor Canal and Basin and its opening ceremony 1919-28 (Acc 2425)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Frederick Stuart Harvey, Captain, Royal Fleet Auxiliary: personal papers and records rel to Edward Hain Shipping Line, St Ives 1918-1925 (AD1704)

Coventry Archives

  • Alvis Owners Club, Coventry: records 1900-2000 (PA2617)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society: records incl annual reports 1987-93 (DSO 226)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Ruthin Highway Board: minutes 1868-1881 (HBD/D/2)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Cromford & High Peak Railway Co: photographs 20th cent (D6367)
  • Midland Railway Co, Derby: additional records (D6346)

Dorset History Centre

  • British Rail: British Railways Board: files rel to Dorset railways and stations 1883-1987 (D.1742)
  • Somerset & Dorset Joint Line Railway: committee minutes 1876-1877 (D.766)
  • Bournemouth Borough: planning, transport and land use maps 1930-1969 (DC/BH)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • A Harper Sons & Bean Ltd, iron foundry and motor car manufacturers, Tipton: records c 1920-1960 (9352)
  • Merry Hill Monorail, Wolverhampton: records 1990-1992 (9335)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • William Black: research papers rel to the Bennie railplane at Milngavie 2002-2004 (GD326)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • North British Railway Co: records of Lenzie station incl daily returns and train receipt books 1882-1900 (GD203)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Aeriel photographs of Dover Car Ferry Terminal c1965 (EK/U173)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • North Eastern Railway Co: Hornsea Train Station accounts 1924-1936 (DDX1086)
  • Driffield highway assessments and surveyors accounts for 1768, 1772-3, 1779, 1784 (photocopies) 1768-1784 (DDX1040)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Offham, Malling and Ringmer Turnpike Trust: minutes and report 1799 (ACC 3806)

Essex Record Office

  • Eastern Automobiles, motor vehicle agents and engineers, Chelmsford: minute book 1914-30, with photographs and company histories 20th cent (D/F 281)
  • Great Eastern Railway Society: further plans (D/Z 346 addl)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • National Union of Railwaymen: Falkirk branch: minutes 1930-1962 (A1399)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Rail Passengers Committee Wales, Cardiff: additional records c1960-2005 (DRPC)
  • plans of the Rhondda Cynon Taf Highway (Bridge) c1940-1989 (CRCT/ENV)

Guildhall Library

  • London Watermen and Lightermens Company: misc papers c1700-1999 (Acc 2005/032)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Barbara Bryant, founder member of the Twyford Down Association: papers rel to road construction, particularly the M3, incl cuttings, publicity material, trial documents and audio-visual material c1960-96 (60A05W)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Rail Passengers Committee for Eastern England: records, incl those of predecessor bodies 1951-2005 (Accession 5091)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Moss Motor Tours Ltd, Sandown: register of attendance at board meetings 1923-71 (ac2005/37)
  • Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners: records incl accounts and estimates 1925-68 (ac2005/83)

Kingston Museum and Heritage Service

  • Jim Marson, British Aerospace employee, Kingston: papers (KX413)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Association of Cruising Enthusiasts (Lancaster Canal): minutes, accounts, corresp and other records 20th cent (DDX 2527 acc 9890)
  • The Motorway Archive: records rel to Lancashire motorways 1960-2005 (DDX 2286)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Joseph Jelley, railway signalman: notebook rel to work as signalman for the London and North Western Railway Company 1879-1903 (DE6762)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Rail Passengers Committee for Eastern England: records rel to proposed Grantham inner relief road 2000-2003 (MISC DON 1312)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Leonard Hill, photographer, Rochester: additional photographs incl views of M2 motorway bridge construction (DE1008)
  • Dickens County Protection Society: additional records rel to proposed airport on Hoo peninsula 2002-04 (DE1003)
  • Dickens County Protection Society: additional records rel to the 'No Airport at Cliffe' campaign 2002-04 (DE1000)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Anthony Beaumont, writer on steam engines and traction: family and personal papers c1895-2005 (ACC 2005/69)
  • William Arthur Hill, station master, King's Lynn: papers rel to royal and special train services at King's Lynn c1864-1964 (ACC 2005/37, 228)
  • National Joint Council for County Council Roadmen: minute book 1941-1960 (ACC 2005/128)
  • Norfolk Public Transport Users Consultative Committee: further minutes and papers 1993-2004 (ACC 2005/43)
  • British Rail:Yarmouth Southtown signal box train registers 1961-65 (ACC 2005/231)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Baguley Brothers, taxi cab proprietors, Nottingham: invoices 1910-1913 (Acc 6925)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • LMS Railway Ambulance Brigade (Crieff): minutes 1930-1961 (Accnno01/11)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Jenkins collection: photographs and slides of trains using stations and track in Portsmouth area c1970-99 (1802A)

Sheffield Archives

  • Armytage & Sons Ltd, steel railway material merchants and track installers, Sheffield: day books, order books, ledgers and catalogues c1920-89 (2005/11)
  • Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Co: Acts and deeds plans for South Yorks railways and branches (updated to early 20th cent) 1887 (2005/16)
  • Henry Wigfall & Sons, cycle manufacturers and domestic appliance retailers, Sheffield: records incl minutes, shareholders records, annual reports 1917-89 (2005/125)

Surrey History Centre

  • Southern Railway Co: glass slides of various lines 1930-50 (7724)
  • Civil Aviation Authority: Heathrow Airport: arrival and departure logs 2001-03 (7761)
  • Rail Passengers Council: minutes, annual reports and records rel to line closure 1951-2005 (7858)
  • Surrey County Council: records rel to Rights of Way Act 1932, definitive map records and objections 1932-66 (CC1089)
  • Notebooks of surveyor laying out the London and Brighton Direct Railway 1836 (7812)
  • Archaeological archive rel to A3 Thursley Junction, incl plans, photographs and photographic register 2004 (7738)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Joseph E Arthur, cabin boy, SS Earsdon: journal 1900 (DX1191)
  • James C G Smith, inspector, North Eastern Railway Police: news cuttings book and papers 1888-1915 (DX1180)
  • WA Souter & Co Ltd, shipowners, Newcastle upon Tyne: additional records, mainly minutes of Sheaf Steam Shipping Co Ltd and Bamburgh Shipping Co Ltd 1905-1973 (DT.SOU)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • JA Evans: diaries whilst serving as a radio operator on SS Atlantic and SS Chemong 1938-1943 (CR3990)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Neath Abbey Iron Co, Neath: engine plans 1822-1826 (D/D NAI)
  • Port Talbot Harbour Authority: records of arrivals 1904
  • Swansea shipping registers: additional registers of ships 1922-1993
  • map of Tennant Canal and proposed Neath, Pontardawe and Brynaman railways 1898 (D/D Z 622)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • British Rail: Western Region: plans and drawings (18,000) rel to Swindon Works and infrastructure of GWR and successor bodies 1836-1990 (2515)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Mersey Railway Co: misc records 1903-1939 (ZMR)


Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Motor Transport Company Ltd: minutes, accounts, plans, timetables and photographs 1800-2000 (JA/1026)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Isle of Man Railway Co: additional records salvaged from the Customs House (11137)

National Archives of Scotland

  • HJ Sharp & Co, coal exporters and shipbrokers, Leith: letter books 1902-1906 (GD1/1375)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • Timothy Hackworth, Railway Engineer: papers rel to Hackworth and his family, incl corresp, notes and certificates c 1830-1869 (2005-7400, 7401, 7441)
  • Philip Hardwick, architect: documents rel to Hardwick's work as architect of Euston Station 1842-1849 (2005-7138)
  • Harold Holcroft, Railway Engineer: papers incl corresp, patents, and scrapbook of a visit to Germany (1936) c 1918-1960 (2005-7379)
  • Sidney Springgay, ship's purser: papers rel to career on Southern Railways and British Railways incl "Tales of the Channel" unpublished typescript memoirs, corresp, press releases and photographs c1940-1969 (2005-7549)
  • Charles Williams, railway historian: MSS notebooks listing alterations to the London and North Western Railway's locomotive fleet c 1890-1952 (2005-7278, 7279)
  • British Rail: British Railways Board: staff suggestion scheme registers and volumes from North Eastern, London Midland and Western Regions, minutes from staff suggestion committees 1952-1981 (2005-7449-7466)
  • North British Railway Co, Edinburgh: drawings, mainly of locomotive components, from predecessor companies Sharp Stewart & Co., Dubs & Co. and Neilson & Co. c 1890-1919 (2005-7342)
  • Barrow-in-Furness port: volumes recording tides and details of vessels using Ramsden Dock 1876-1906 (2005-7506, 7507, 7508)
  • Railway and Canal Historical Society: records incl minutes, field notes and reports 1954-1994 (2005-7240)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Printed ephemera rel to air shows and early aviation 1909-1934 (MS 1862-1867 MS 1872-1875 MS 1877-1878)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • North Of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Shipping Co Ltd: additional records 1810-1974 (MS 3697)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: plans and sections, Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway 1845-1852 (DM 2031)
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: Great Western Railway drawings (20) 1833-1841 (DM 2010)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • John Scott Maclay, 1st Viscount Muirshiel: additional papers rel to Sir William Burrell's Trust, the Burrell collection architects' competition and the M77 extension c1960-1979 (DC371)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • James Farquharson, engineer: transcript of speech on railways in East Africa and Sudan 1984 (MSS Afr. s. 2400)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Commerical Vehicle and Road Transport Club: records 1964-2000 (MSS.536)
  • Cyclists Touring Club: addnl minutes 1970-1989 (MSS.328C)
  • Cyclists Touring Association: Metropolitan District Association: minutes of the South West London section (MSS.328n050)
  • International Transport Workers Federation: records (MSS.159)
  • papers of R. A. Fryar rel to the AEC Southall contribution to the design, development and proving of the Routemaster (MSS.226X/AE/10)