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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Transport


Aberdeen City Archives, Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • John Shirras, traction engine owner, Auchinblae: records incl cash book detailing payments by farms for transporting goods around Kincardineshire, the Mearns and Aberdeenshire 1906-1925 (DD1514)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service

  • Vauxhall Motors UK, car manufacturers, Luton: staff magazines and advertising material 20th cent (Z1409)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • British Rail: Crewe Works staff registers c1950-70 (D 7796)

Conwy Archive Service

  • William Rear: collection of railway material incl documents, photographs and plans 1890-1990 (CP384, CX387, C Maps & Plans 79)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Furness Railway Co, Barrow-in-Furness: plan and staff register 1901-23 (BDX 611, BDX 616)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • British Rail: station working books, track plans for Carlisle Area, file rel to closures of Sellafield, Moor Row, Corkickle stations, and other records 1926-1991 (TBR)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Dudley Canal Trust: committee minutes, corresp, restoration reports & plans, project reports, plans 1964-2010 (ACC 9620)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Airbus, aircraft manufacturers, Broughton: photographs of Airbus products and events 1940-60 (AN4453)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Great Western Railway Co: railway share registers of the predecessor companies 1858-1923 (DNMW/49)
  • South Wales Public Wharf Warehouse & Transit Co Ltd: company records 1885-1989 (DSWW)
  • Cardiff Pilotage Authority: corresp, bye-laws and balance sheets 1915 (D712)
  • Motorway Archive Trust: minutes, correspondence and papers relating to the A55 and M4 Morriston Bypass, Glamorgan 1986-2010 (DMAW)

Gwent Record Office

  • Trefil Rail Road Company: plan of the Trefil tramway c 1900 (D5236)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Fairbourne Railway Co: records (Acc No. 6681)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Joseph Wills, early motorist: typed travel diary of motoring holiday around south of England incl photographs and postcards 1906 (14A10)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • De Havilland Engine Co Ltd, aircraft engine manufacturers, Hatfield: aircraft movement and control tower log books rel to Hatfield Tower 1956-1979 (Acc 5002)

Highland Council Archives

  • Highland Railway Co: records c1890-1970 (D1212)
  • Friends of the Far North Line: corresp, newsletters, financial records and press cuttings 1994-2009 (D1210)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • British Rail, British Railways Board: Liverpool Street Station redevelopment progress photographs 1986-1991 (PM10/004)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Plan of Chatham dockyard, with plan of land at Chatham Lines 1821, 1857 (DE1213)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Great Eastern Railway Co: North Walsham station records 1890-1955 (ACC 2010/133)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • New Holland Ferry: papers from Humber ferry railway workshops c1896-1981 (1338)

Northumberland Archives

  • North Eastern Railway Co: wagon and sheet arrival and departure book 1893-1894 (NRO 08957)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • G Clower & Son, coal merchants and haulage contractors, Nottingham: receipt and wages books 1800-1999 (7806)

Shropshire Archives

  • British Rail, London Midland Region: records incl train registers for Coton Hill and Woofferton Junction 1956-1994 (MI8112)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers, Newcastle upon Tyne: papers incl order books and plans 1865-1960 (DS.RSH)
  • British Rail Board: records from North Eastern Rail and London North East Rail companies 1875-1965 (DT.NER1)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Tennant Canal Co, West Glamorgan: estate records and papers (D/D T)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Shoreham Airport: annual reports and accounts 1972-89 (Acc 15725)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd, Chippenham: corresp, minutes and papers incl records of related companies 1880-1986 (3886)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Wirral Transport Museum: minutes, log books and committee papers 1893-1973 (1895)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Hereford and Worcester County Council, Environmental Services: transport studies and structure plans, photographs, other records 1960s-1980s (BA15107)


British Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)

  • James Norman Digges La Touche, railway engineer: memoirs incl 1 photograph (Mss Eur F615)

Jersey Archive

  • Air Traffic Control, Jersey: diaries, watch log books and movement details 1937-2009 (JA/1684)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • W R Bruce: records incl personal papers, corresp and course notes in railway operations 1927 - 1964
  • British Railways (Eastern Region): files rel civil defence measures taken in event of nuclear attack 1939-1950s (2010-7155)
  • RT Group PLC: minutes and files 1994-2003 (2010-7127)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • C Ingram Stabler, civil engineer: report and corresp rel to reconstruction of bridge across Nerbudda river, Bengal Nagpur Railway 1926-1928 (1695)


Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Christian Salvesen Ltd, transport and logistics company, Leith: diaries of Dr IM Macintosh when with the company 1956-1962 (E2010.32)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Thames Valley Traction Engine Club: additional minutes 1967-86 (SR DX1897)