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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Transport


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • London & North Western Railway Co: train guard's report book 1894-1895 (Z1282)
  • Shefford Garage: ledgers 1936-1990 (Z1310)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: Tweedmouth and Alnmouth Joint Committee minute book 1934-1967 (BRO 01291)

Bristol Record Office

  • Port of Bristol Authority: volumes rel to docks 1896-1938 (PBA)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Great Western Railway Co: proof book for Ferryside Station 1879-1882 (7979)
  • St Peter parish, Carmarthen: mothers union minute book 1959-1964 (7977)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Channel Tunnel Rail Link: records c1988-93 (Acc 7334)
  • Dartford and Crayford Navigation: additional commissioners' papers incl minutes, architectural plans and stock papers 1894-1977 (Acc 7251)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Padstow Harbour Commissioners: additional papers 1954-1996 (PHC)

Coventry History Centre

  • Alvis Owners Club, Coventry: photograph album 20th cent (PA2714)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • John Moordaff, ship's captain: papers incl records rel to ship Martha 1815-1820 (YDX 465)
  • Cumberland Motor Services Ltd, motor omnibus proprietors: plans of bus stations at Whitehaven, Workington, Wigton and Millom 1957-1976 (YDB 64)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • William Falder, haulier: business and personal papers incl notebooks 1916-1963 (H8418)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Great Northern Railway Co: records relating to Etwall Station 1880 (D6840)

Devon Record Office

  • Richard Hayes, railway worker: memoirs rel to work on Great Western Railway, Devon and Somerset 1916-1957 (7092)
  • Dartmouth United Shipping Association: minutes 1832-1854 (7087)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Great Northern Railway Co: Hexthorpe signal box register 1914-1915 (DZ MD 781)
  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: staff register rel to East London and Essex 1874-1935 (DY BRB)

Dorset History Centre

  • Bournemouth Transport Ltd: accounts and papers 1933-2002

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Alfred Tinson, haulage contractors: cash book 1934-1944 (DDX1201)

Essex Record Office

  • Great Eastern Railway Society: further records 1836-2006 (D/Z 346 addl.)
  • Thames Barge Sailing Trust: minutes, log books and papers c1940-2000 (D/Z 519)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Associated British Ports: plans incl Barry, Port Talbot and Swansea docks 1864-1975 (D406)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Coast Lines Ltd, ship owners, Liverpool: minutes, agreements, etc 1840-1969 (TD1714)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co Ltd: drawings of carriages for 'Lightning Express Railway' (nos 1817-1820) (D4791)
  • Stroudwater Navigation Co: deeds and inspection reports 1777-1978 (D1180)

Gwent Record Office

  • Brecon and Abergavenny Canal: records incl plans and draft conveyances 1795-1846

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Great Western Railway Co: Bontnewydd station accounts ledger 1931-1950 (ZM/6310)

Hampshire Record Office

  • British Rail, Southern Region: Marine Department accident books 1949-1965 (64A07)
  • British Rail, Eastleigh Locomotive Works and Carriage and Wagon Works: plans incl architectural and engineering details 1907-2005 (151A07)
  • Aldershot and District Bus Interest Group: records c1922-76 (91A01)
  • National Association of Cycle Traders, Bournemouth and District branch: minutes c1953-85 (71A06)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Skye Bridge Inquiry: papers 1990-1998 (HC)

Highland Council Archives

  • Highland Railway Society: maps and plans of Highland railway stations c1880-1939 (D1094)

Hull City Archives

  • Hull City Council, city engineers department, bridges section: records incl photographs, plans and papers c1800-2007 (TS)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicester City Bus Ltd: financial records 20th cent (DE7284)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Walkers, Rainey & Owen, solicitors, Spilsby: clients records, incl Mid-Lincolnshire Electric Supply Co, Lincolnshire Railway Protection Association, Wainfleet and Friskney Outmarsh Reclamation Co Ltd and corresp of Colonel GJS Scovell 17th-20th cent (WRO)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Committee of Dock Board and Liverpool Railway Co: minute book 1918 (Acc 6131)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Denton and Alburgh Community Bus: further minutes and papers 1979-2001 (ACC 2006/292)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • County of Perth car registration registers 1903-1921 (ACC07/28)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Maybery & Cobb, solicitors, Brecon: records rel to turnpikes, railways and canals in Breconshire c1800-1899 (B/X/162)

Sheffield Archives

  • London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co: staff register and list of residential pass holders rel to Dore and Totley station, Sheffield c1875-1950 (X72)
  • Sheffield Corporation Transport Department, Tramways department: records incl accounts 1896-1912 (X87)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Gibson's Garage, Southampton: records incl ledgers and wages books 1960-91 (6772)

Surrey History Centre

  • Dennis Specialist Vehicles Ltd, commercial vehicle manufacturers, Guildford: additional drawings, specifications, corresp and reports 1960-84 (8228)
  • Universal Flying Services Ltd: minutes 1941-73 (8082)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • National Union of Railwaymen, Newcastle no 4 branch: minutes 1932-35 (TU.NUR1)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Motor Cycle Mart, Walsall: sales ledgers 1968-1974 (1368)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Mancetter, Wolvey Heath, Ansley and Whitacre Turnpike Trust: account book of William Brockley, surveyor 1762-1776 (CR4168)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Swansea Harbour Trust: pilotage records 1914-1916

West Sussex Record Office

  • Mid Sussex Railway Co: records 1858-64 (Acc14780)
  • Robinson family, mariners and shipowners, Littlehampton: papers and photographs 19th-20th cent (Acc14852)
  • Shoreham harbour: additional records rel to dredgers and log for Middle Pier 1932-49 (Acc14990)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Co: additional records 1889-2007 (57D81)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co: records 1888-1896 (CMT26)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • WA & AG Spiers, haulage contractors, Melksham: haulage logbooks, ledgers, sales day books, diaries, final accounts 1930-1998 (3615)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Photograph album showing construction of Midland Metro between Wolverhampton and Birmingham 1996-1999 (DX-1026)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Worcester & Hereford Railway: plans 19th cent (BA14574)


British Library, Sound Archive

  • David Anthony Peart, transport enthusiast: transport recordings, mostly of buses, taken on a Uher portable recorder 20th cent (C1263)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Airport: reports on air accidents and other papers 1963-1999 (JA/1249)
  • Jersey Harbours Department: additional records incl tide tables and harbour development sketch plans 1966-1988 (JA/1240)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Coast Lines Ltd, shipowners, Liverpool: records incl minute books and corresp 1834-1976 (B/CST)
  • Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, shipowners, Liverpool: notebooks of JDG Kinvig, engineer, incl technical details, specifications and costs rel to shipping bananas 1930-1939 (DX/2390)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • AJ Carroll, railway superintendent: MS notebooks, incl notes on wagon types, codes, coaching stock and parts rel to Dewsbury Junction and Wakefield Carriage and Wagon Depot, condemned wagons, movements, repairs, accidents, details of wagons, derailments etc c1940-1983 (2007-7011)
  • Harold W Clarke, permanent way inspector: papers, photographs, albums, certificates and badges from the working life of Mr Clarke, permanent way inspector and past president of the Permanent Way Institution c1920-1965 (2007-7183)
  • Michael Farr, railway historian: research papers rel to Thomas Edmondson and his ticket system incl material on Edmondson's background and ticket system, patents and machinery c1970-1999 (2007-7014)
  • James Frame, draughtsman: North British Locomotive Co draughtsman's notebook containing outline sketches and details of various locomotives 1885-1890 (2007-7189)
  • Alan Inkle, British Rail employee: corresp rel to registration of BR trade marks, logos and patents, and associated intellectual property management issues 1985-1997 (2007-7052)
  • British Rail Scientific Services: records incl corresp, reports, photographs and committee minutes c1870-1980 (2007-7036)
  • British Wheelset Ltd, Manchester: sales ledger incl details of wheelsets sold, arranged alphabetically c1890-1989 (2007-7204)
  • Railtrack Private Shareholders Action Group: records rel to court case against the Department for Transport over the winding up of Railtrack incl copies of government documents, notes of government meetings, statements of officials etc c2001-2005 (2007-7047)
  • Great Eastern Railway, London & North Eastern Railway and British Railways (Eastern Region): register of Barrows recording sack and large and small hand barrows, their location, when delivered new, their identity number, with some updates as to movements, transfers and disposals c1900-1965 (2007-7285)

Royal Naval Museum

  • John Nursey, naval and legal writer: diary memoir of work as legal and booking clerk for Great Western Railway followed by naval career incl service on HMS Queen and in the Crimean War (with material on the bombardments of Odessa and Sebastopol) 1844-56 (2007.116)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Robert Hudson Ltd, railway locomotive and wagon builders, Leeds: records (Acc 1055)


Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Cunard Steamship Co Ltd: ephemera incl historical notes, press releases, voyage memorabilia and papers rel to career of Mr F M G Farmer incl service on Caronia, Queen Elizabeth and QE2 c1936-1980 (D997, D999, D1010)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • London & North Western Railway Co: scrapbook containing staff accident reports for Crewe department with personal name index 1922-1930 (2007/026)
  • Manchester Airport Second Runway Inquiry: audio cassette tapes and transcripts of witness statements 1994 (2007/017)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • International Transport Workers Federation: records incl biographies, photographs, trade union files by country, videos, audiotapes and microfilms 20th cent (611)