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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Transport


Ayrshire Archives

  • Kilwinning Garage: records 1930-1940 (AA/DC/183)

Bury Archives Service

  • East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society: programmes 1990 - 2009 (RER)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Llandeilo and Lampeter Light Railway: book of reference 1905 (Acc. 8121)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Llandudno & Colwyn Bay Electric Railway: photograph album 1907 (CP 344)
  • Red Garages, Llandudno: business records and photographs 1907-1979 (CX 341, CP 339)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Travel journal of a trip to Cornwall by rail and road, with observations on travelling around the county and the journey 1845 (AD1962)

Devon Record Office

  • Sulyarde Bernard Cary, landowner: notebook on railway engineering on land formerly owned by him, incl Cannock (South Staffordshire Railway) Brixham (Devon) and Chepstow suspension bridge 19th cent (7625)
  • World of Wheels, barrow, handcart and carriage manufacturer, Teignmouth and Dawlish: client papers for UK and international commissions 1994-2002 (7662)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Streamline Associations, taxi proprietors, Brighton and Hove: scrapbook and photographs rel to development of the association 1936-45 (10227)
  • Lewes Road Safety Committee: records 1953-92 (10228)

Essex Record Office

  • Great Eastern Railway Society: additional records 1835 -2002 (A12546, A12575, A12593, A12656)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Airbus, aircraft manufacturer, Broughton: photographs and notes on history 1930-1999 (AN 4299)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow: ledger with particulars of steamer c1923-1986 (TD1790)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Stroudwater Navigation Co: additional records 1872-1976 (D1180)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society: additional papers (ZM/6911)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Southern Railway Co: accident book (Fareham station) 1938-68 (149A09)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • McPherson Brothers, coach hirers, Fort William: ledgers, cash books and receipts, posting and hire books 1875-1926 (L/D54)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Sir Sam Fay, general manager of Great Central Railway, London: corresp 1913-1915 (GB127.M798)

Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

  • Charles Benjamin Redrup, aeronautical engineer and inventor: records c1904-1955 (2009.18)
  • George Stephenson, railway engineer: plan of proposed railway route between Liverpool and Manchester 1824 (2009.1)

Norfolk Record Office

  • John George, steam drifter owner, Winterton: business diaries 1928-1932 (ACC 2009/175)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Green Line Group, West Bridgford: corresp, petitions, photographs and proofs of evidence rel to amenity use of Midland railway embankment 1971-1990 (7599)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Nelson family: letter and newpaper cutting rel to coach accident at Plymouth dock 1794 (3498)
  • South Devon Railway Co: Millbay branch plans 1851 (3476)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Wiliam Jenkins, railway enthusiast: railway photographs and timetables 1981-2000 (2696A)

Somerset Record Office/Somerset Heritage Office

  • Wiltshire, Southampton & Weymouth Railway Co: plans 19th cent (DD\X\WI)

Southampton Archives Office

  • James Montague Chester, dock and railway engineer: papers and photographs mainly rel to the extensions of Southampton Docks c1920-39
  • Southampton City Council: index record cards of bus and tram crew c1930-80
  • Papers rel to disputes between Thoresen Car Ferries and dock workers in Southampton 1964-73

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

  • WG Bagnall Ltd, locomotive engineers: records incl financial records, valuations and inventories, registers of drawings, drawings and blueprints, casting and patterns registers and files rel Sudan Railways 19th-20th Cent (D6963)
  • Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Navigation Co: record books of John Fennyhouse Green rel to survey and construction 1766-1772 (6898)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers: papers 1898-1958

West Sussex Record Office

  • Britax Wingard Ltd, motor parts manufacturer, Chichester: records c1930-89 (Acc 15446)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Wigan Corporation: planning applications, bills of notice and plans, incl rel to Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways 1880-1900 (2009/58)


National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • British Rail, Eastern region: architectural and civil engineering drawings 1860-1960 (7071)
  • Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co: staff dismissal register 1883-1910 (2009-7026)
  • London & North Eastern Railway Co: architectural and civil engineering drawings 1860-1960 (7071)
  • London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Co: copy letter book 1897-1898 (2009-7054)
  • North Eastern Railway Co: architectural and civil engineering drawings 1860-1960 (7071)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Belfast Transport Officials Social Club: minutes 1970-2005 (D4460)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, aeronautical designer and engineer: letter while at Vickers-Armstrong to Leo d' Erlanger concerning stressed skin versus geodetic construction of aircraft 1939 (ARCH: BNW)
  • Tom Browne, motor vehicle enthusiast: letter describing the author's relationship with Charles Rolls and the death of Rolls in the flying tournament at Bournemouth and a humorous article for Motoring Illustrated, probably unpublished 1954 (ARCH: BROW)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Dave Wetzel, politician and transport expert: papers incl corresp rel to Greater London Council transport policy 1978-1990 (WETZEL)

The Waterways Archive, Gloucester

  • Jim Saunders, consulting engineer: records rel to development and civil engineering works on canals 1970-1999 (Acc 2009/3)
  • British Waterways Board: slides showing maintenance and repair works (9000) 1970-1989 (Acc 2009/6)
  • British Waterways Board: papers rel to the Lee Navigation 1950-1989 (Acc 2009/5)
  • British Waterways Board: toll records from the Brentford Toll Office 20th cent (Acc 2009/2)
  • Stroudwater Navigation Co: dredging and bridge maintenance records 1850-1950 (Acc 2009/1)


Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Christian Salvesen Ltd, transport and logistics company, Edinburgh: further records (E.2008.53)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • William Robertson Shipowners Ltd, Glasgow: records 1862-1982 (T-GEM)