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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Transport


Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Rapid, of Berwick-upon-Tweed: ship's log 1841-1845 (BRO 1824)

Conwy Archive Service

  • William Graham Rear, author: photographs gathered in the course of his research into railway and bus history c1880-1980 (CP384)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Tony Dickinson, lorry driver: log books of work for transport companies incl Fedex, Border Loos, ANC Parcels, Gary Newby and Crowther Group 1987-2011 (WDX 1683)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby Canal Co: minutes, corresp, proceedings of general assemblies, financial records and deed book 1793-1964 (D5751)

Devon Heritage Centre

  • Devon County Council, Highways Department: maps, plans, notices, and registers rel to road safety, improvements and traffic management 20th cent (8459)

Durham County Record Office

  • British Railways Board (Residuary) Ltd: employee record cards of Darlington and Shildon railway works (Acc 8025)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • John Raymond Transport, haulage contractor, Bridgend: daily accounts 1957-1961 (DCRS/1/5)
  • Lyn Howells (Transport) Ltd, livestock and agricultural haulage contractor, Coychurch: daily accounts book, transit of animals vehicle log and ledger 1914-1997 (DCRS/1/4)

Gwent Archives

  • Tudor Cule, railway bridge engineer and scout: diaries, scouts' record book and log book 1917-1968 (D5705)
  • Francis Hicks & Son, haulage contractors, Newport: corresp and ledgers 1913-1923 (D5806)
  • Great Western Railway Co, Dingestow Railway Station: records 20th cent (D5764)
  • Orders & Handford Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff: letters to Captain D. Davies 1893-1905 (D5771)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Penrhyn Quarries Ltd, Bethesda: corresp and transport records 1900-1968 (XPQ)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • British Rail, Eastleigh Locomotive Works and Carriage and Wagon Works: additional records comprising 10,267 employee record cards 1935-94 (67M90)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Great Western Railway Co: papers 1800-1899 (CO22)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • London & Birmingham Railway Co: plans and sketches 1856 (Acc 5252)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • King's Cross Railway Lands Group: records, maps, plans and notes 1984-2002 (B12/093)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Grimsby Corporation Transport: accident books 1938 (366)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Transport for Greater Manchester: papers re Derker and Hollinwood Stations, line diagram Oldham and Rochdale rail line extension 1985-1998 (2012/8)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Eyemouth Harbour Trust: minutes, logs, plans and drawings 1794-2001
  • Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire vehicle registration records c1925-1951

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Somerset & Dorset Joint Line Railway: records as owned by Bath Railway Society 20th cent (A\CWO)

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

  • Stafford Railway Building Society: corresp, minute books, out-letter book, ledgers, reports and accounts 1877-1984 (D7190)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • John Todd, cargo ship captain: memoir and notes, press cutting album, transcripts of memoir and articles by G Patterson c1870-1895 (DF.TOD)
  • Don Wood, photographer: photographs and slides of the Tyne and shipping 1983-1994 (DX1500)
  • Bowes Railway, colliery railway: slides of railways, locomotives, wagons, wagon logs, lists, numbers; documents rel to renationalisation and claims for compensation 1863-2000 (DT.BOW)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • James Ernest Harris, bank manager: journals of caravanning holidays in England, Scotland, Wales and Europe 1960-85 (Acc.13360)

National Railway Museum Research Centre

  • Alan Hawes, railway engineer: reports, papers, notebooks rel to electrification of railways 1912-1995 (2012-7274)
  • Peter Kenneth Kersey, senior railway inspector: papers pertaining to inspectorate work 1947-1980s (2012-7221)


Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Loganair Ltd, airline, Paisley: records, mainly printed 1967-2012 (ACCN 3702)