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Major accessions to repositories in 2011 relating to Transport


Bath Record Office

  • Somerset & Dorset Railway Co: plans of railway buildings in Bath 1868-1934 (0925)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Reading Aero Club: minutes 1932-34 (D/EX 2276)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Iris Cars Ltd, motor car manufacturers, Aylesbury: wages books 1925-27 (AR 106/2011)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Camel Valley and Bodmin Moor Protection Society: papers rel to proposed Bodmin and Wenford Light Railway Order 1989-1999 (X1367)

Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service

  • London Borough of Croydon: Tramlink Working Group minutes 1992-1998 (A1049)
  • Southern Railway Athletic Club, Croydon: Bowls Section minutes 1933-1987 (A1046)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Carlisle Canal Co: construction contracts, deeds 1723-1851 (DX 1994)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Westmorland Association of Highway Surveyors: minutes, corresp, membership records 1926-1947 (WDSO 359)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • British Rail: boards personnel record cards 1890s-1980s (DY/BRB)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Richard F Dell, archivist: research notes rel to shipping 1960-64 (ACC 11104)
  • Southern Railway Co: staff statistics 1931-54 (ACC 10973)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Leith Shipowners' Society: minute books 19th cent-20th cent (Accn 869)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Western Welsh Omnibus Co: Rhondda tramways and Western Welsh Omnibus Co records 1908-1961 (D732)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester & Berkeley Canal Co: plans annotated with details of land purchase and other property matters (transferred from Waterways Archive, Gloucester) 1840-1979 (D2460)
  • Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Navigation Co: plans and papers (transferred from Waterways Archive, Gloucester) 1797-1871 (D9705)
  • Papers rel to the history of the Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad, incl corresp, maps and drawings 1861-1964 (D11304)

Gwent Archives

  • Trefil Railroad Company: minutes, accounts and plans c1790-1900 (D5707)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Crossville Bus Company: notebook containing details of Crossville Bus Co. employees at the Blaenau Ffestiniog depot 1924-1946 (ZM/6793)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Papers rel to Humanpowered Flight, incl engineering drawings of the Mark 2 Southampton University Manpowered Aircraft c1960-2011 (84A04)

Hounslow Library Local Studies Service

  • Brentford Waterways Oral History Archive: 20 CDs with accompanying listing of tracks and interviewees 2000-2001 (HALS/ARC 298)

Peterborough Archives

  • Butler Railway Photograph Collection: photographs of steam locomotives and other records 1909-1967 (Accession no: 2011/07, 2011/10)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth City Airport: report books, maps, photographs and test books 1993-2011 (3818)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust: plans and ephemera rel to the railway 1800-1999 (A\CWO)
  • Research papers re the Brendon Hill Iron Mines and the West Somerset Mineral Railway 20th cent (A\CUV)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Furness, Withy & Co plc, shipowners, London: additional records and photographs incl material rel to absorbed companies 19th-20th cent

Southwark Local History Library and Archive

  • British Rail: board railway plans 1864-1949 (2011/65)

St Helens Local History and Archives Library

  • CH Sankey, wheelwrights, Newton-le-Willows: accounts and photographs 1886-1967 (SAN)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Hugh Moffat, railway historian: photographic slides mainly rel to railway tunnel at Ipswich c 1980-1989 (HD2816)

Surrey History Centre

  • Local Authorities Against Heathrow Terminal 5 (LAHT5): records incl Steering Group minutes and corresp, press releases and publications 1992-99 (CC1205)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Lt Col Rex King-Clark, aviator and racing driver: papers rel to aviation and motor racing 1936-37 (MR4/17/307/5)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Elizabeth Conway, local disability access campaigner: campaign papers re access to Altrincham railway station 1995-97 (TRA1583)
  • Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society: journals 1931-2011 (TRA1501)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Sir WG Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, shipbuilders and locomotive builders, Newcastle upon Tyne: launch cards for Elswick shipyard 1897-1911 (DX1454)
  • John Crown & Sons Ltd, shipbuilders and repairers, Sunderland: share certificate book 1929-46 (DS.CR)
  • Alfred Holt & Co, shipowners, Liverpool: photographs of ships built for the Blue Funnel Line by Vickers-Armstrongs, Walker 1948-58 (DX1439)
  • Short Bros Ltd, shipbuilders, Sunderland: scrapbook incl photographs and newspaper cuttings 1958-64 (DS.SH)
  • Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, shipbuilders, Newcastle upon Tyne: visitors book for Nepune Yard 1910-68 (DS.SWH)
  • Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, shipbuilders, Wallsend: record of ships docked at Wallsend Slipway (1934-1950) and a diary of the Falklands conflict as seen from troop ship SS Canberra (1982) 1934-1982 (DX1422)
  • Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, shipbuilders, Wallsend: particulars book 1904-21 (DS.SWH/4/2/3/3)
  • Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, shipbuilders, Wallsend: plans and papers for the cable ship John W Mackay and the nuclear fuel carrier Pacific Crane 1922-1979 (DX1393)
  • Joseph Thompson & Sons, shipbuilders, Sunderland: minutes, annual reports, accounts, share registers, photographs and other records 1858-1954 (DS.JLT)
  • River Wear Commissioners: plan showing shipyards and estuary (c1914), photograph of the mouth of the River Wear and plans of shipyards (1940s-1950s) c 1914-60

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • British Rail, Western Region, Swindon Works: staff record cards B, L-W 1960-1980 (2515)
  • RTH Hopkins, garage proprietor, motor engineer and haulier, Lacock: corresp, accounts and leases 1960-1989 (3550)


National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Dorothy Holt, passenger on Georgic liner: journal of visit to New York incl Ellis Island on liner Georgic 1932 (DX/2517)
  • Cunard Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool: agreements and contracts incl specification and corresp re liner Queen Mary 1903-68 (B/CUN(A))
  • Liverpool Lighterage Co: wage agreement and loading calculations c 1960 (DX2522)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • British Rail: Staff Investigation Committee ("Razor Gang") reports on station facilities and operations 1961-1962 (2011-7031)

Parliamentary Archives

  • House of Commons, Serjeant at Arms: records rel to Jubilee Line extension and Harmon enquiry 1989-2003 (HC/SJ)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Thomas Andrews, naval architect: corresp with William Pirrie and Sir Horace Plunkett 1912 (D3655)
  • Alexander Davidson, pilot: log book of ships piloted through Belfast Lough 1942-1945 (D3300/121)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive

  • British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers' Association: additional records incl foundation documents and minutes 1936-1998 (Acc 1076)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Aberdeenshire Light Railways: records 1896-1897 (Acc no 615)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • British Railways Board, Research Division: engineering research and operational research papers 1947-1989 (813)