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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Transport


Cambridgeshire Archives

  • TH Earys: papers rel to Cambridge (Caxton) Aerodrome 1934-45 (R108/009)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Gwili Railway Co: minutes and papers 1973-2001 (8022)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Wing Airport Resistance Association: records c1968-81 (AR 32/2008)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Plans of Bodmin North railway station 1897-1960 (AD1915)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Cumbria Railways Association: records incl corresp and plans rel to Settle and Carlisle railway 1866-1881 (WDSo 108)
  • West Coast Main Line Campaign: records rel to campaign for modernisation of the West Coast Main Line, incl corresp, minutes and reports 1993-2006 (WDSo 337)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Cromford Canal Co: toll receipt and navigation permit book 1838 (D6936)

East Sussex Record Office

  • George Brown, coach and carriage builder, Crowborough: financial records 1898-1902 (ACC 10009)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Stirlingshire Midland Junction Railway: corresp, legal papers, parliamentary papers 1836-1855 (A1800/F3)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Stroudwater Navigation Co: additional corresp and papers rel to reports and inspections 1953-2002 (D1180)

Highland Council Archives

  • Civil Aviation Authority, Inverness Airport: aircraft movement log books 2005-2008 (Acc.1745)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Duple International plc, coach builders, Blackpool: records incl minutes, reports and plans 20th cent (DDX 1818)
  • Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee: minutes and accounts 1934-1972 (CBBU)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Medway Navigation Co: additional minutes, accounts and printed material incl map of upper Medway 1739-1975 (S/MN)

Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

  • Thomas William Turner, locomotive engineer: personal papers 1820-1849 (2006.56)
  • Beyer, Peacock & Co Ltd, locomotive engineers, Manchester: photographs, prints and other records relating to locomotives for South African Railways and New South Wales Railways 1923-1964 (2007.27)
  • General Electric Company plc, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment: photographs and drawings relating to electric locomotives built by GEC and the English Electric Co Ltd 1845-1960 (2008.37)
  • H & J Quick Ltd, automobile engineers and agents, Manchester: records 1914-2000 (2008.10)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Breadalbane Toll Road: records 1819-1872 (ACC08/54)
  • Kinross-shire registers of vehicle licences 1904-1954 (CC2/7/4/1 and CC2/7/5/1)
  • Perthshire registers of vehicle licences 1909-1911 (CC1/14/13/4-5)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Peterborough Wisbech & Sutton Railway Co: plans c1863-91 (PAS/RP)

Sheffield Archives

  • LD Hadfield (Transport) Ltd, Sheffield: office diaries recording bookings, loads and customers, financial records 1949-1977 (X148)

Somerset Record Office

  • Hochwald Trust: papers rel to Trust established in 1973 to help the families of victims of the Hochwald air disaster 1973-1997 (A\BWT)
  • Documents rel to Axbridge air disaster 1973-2004 (A\BWT)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: misc records rel to goods yards, etc c1930-1989 (L1853)

Surrey History Centre

  • Dennis Specialist Vehicles Ltd, commercial vehicle manufacturers, Guildford: additional records incl vehicle drawings and specification sheets c1930-69 (8343)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Lea Rivers Trust, waterway trust, London: records 1992-2008 (TH/9256)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Fred G Smith, locomotive engineer: research notes, father's diaries, photographs 1897 - 1977 (DX1297)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Aero Club: photograph albums, papers 1925-2002 (SX125)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Roy Brook, local historian: records, incl corresp, photographs, photograph albums, plans and publications rel to Huddersfield Corporation Tramways and Trolleybuses c1890-1965 (WYK1450)


Manx National Heritage Library

  • JR Moore Ltd, motor service, Isle of Man: records incl minutes and accounts 1954-84 (MS 11947)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Ellis Hughes, pilot on River Mersey: personal log book 1848-1855 (DX/2428)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • Philip Smith, railway engineer: papers, collection of certificates and notebooks rel to his engineering apprenticeship at British Railway Engineering Department (Derby Works) 1976-1980 (2008-7051)
  • British Transport Commission: records of British Transport Advertising Co c1930-2006 (2008-7120)
  • Southern Railway Co: record cards rel to repair, alteration and maintenance of electric stock (DC EMUs) c1955-1992 (2008-7189)

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

  • Alexander Adolphus Dumfries Henshaw, racing and test pilot: papers 1930-2006 (X002-9256)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • John Allen, aviation engineer: professional reports, slides, photographs and papers 1930-2006 (ARCH: ALL)


The Waterways Archive, Gloucester

  • British Waterways Board: engineering records for the River Lee 1930-1959 (TWA 2008/6)
  • British Waterways Board: engineering records 20th cent (TWA 2008/2)
  • London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co: Trent and Mersey canal maintenance notebook 1920-1929 (TWA 2008/20)
  • Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Navigation Co: financial and administrative records 1882-1972 (TWA 2008/1)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge: contract and drawings rel to ironwork 1840 (DM2121)

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

  • Charles Kater Drury Sidgwick, 2nd Cheshire Royal Engineers Railway Volunteers: photographs, mainly captioned, taken during the Boer War depicting armed and armoured trains, engineering sheds and buildings in Pretoria, damaged trains and bridges 1901-02 (MSS. Afr. s. 2464)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • International Transport Workers Federation: records 1900-1999 (acc no 648)
  • National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, York Office: papers 1900-1999 (acc no 632)