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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Transport


Angus Archives

  • Kenneth M Hay (1922-2010), photographer and motorcycle enthusiast: additional photographs 20th cent (MS1020)

Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Scrattons Association, A13 Trunk Road campaign group, Barking: corresp, petitions, plans and papers compiled by Pauline Harris 1990 (ACQ2014/097)
  • Plans showing the reconstruction work to be undertaken on the Barking Bridge 1902 (ACQ2014/088)
  • Papers rel to the Ford Motor Co, compiled by Jim Thompson 1969-2010 (ACQ2014/017)

Bath Record Office

  • Plan of the Great Western Railway line through Bath 1879 (1076)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Omnibus Co Ltd, formerly Bristol Tramways and Carriage Co Ltd: photographs and papers 1900-1939 (45410)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Fodens Ltd, commercial vehicle manufacturers, Sandbach: photographs and postcards of Fodens diesel trucks and wagons, with publications 20th cent (D 8671)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Great Western Railway Co: agreements rel to land in Cornwall 1927-1964 (AD2358)
  • Midland Railway Co: business records 1890-1899 (AD2355)
  • National Union of Railwaymen, Truro Permanentway Section Local District Council D: minutes and papers 1969-1993 (AD2291)

Coventry History Centre

  • Sir WG Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd, aircraft builders, Coventry: glass slides and technical reports mid-20th cent (acc PA3016)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Furness Railway Co: employment registers and papers, with records of successor companies 1864-1986 (BTBR/5)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Wilson family, farmers, Cumbria: records incl material rel to building of the M6 through High Carlingill, Tebay, and to the Foot and Mouth outbreak (2011) incl personal histories 1965-2002 (WDX 602)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Prestatyn & Dyserth Railway: railway plans, photographs and notes incl aerial photographs of Meliden area and mines, collected by Trevor Thompson 19th-20th cent (DD/DM/1768)

Dorset History Centre

  • Somerset & Dorset Railway Co: plans 1945 (D2578)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Cradley Heathens, speedway club: accounts, programmes and promotional material 20th cent (Acc 9797)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co Ltd: additional records incl minute books, accounts and records of subsidiary companies 1879-1985 (GD/DPL)

Durham County Record Office

  • Colin E Mountford (fl 1966-2006) and David Holroyde (fl 2004-2012), authors and historians: research notes on industrial railways in County Durham c2004-2012 (D/X 1985)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • GD Holmes Ltd, carriers, barge, tug and keel owners, Goole: shipping records 1910-1968 (DDX1949)
  • Driffield Navigation Amenities Association: minutes, newscuttings, corresp, papers rel to renovations and repairs, with accounts and membership records c1965-2013 (DDX2029)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Framfield manorial papers, with misc records incl Great Western Railway indenture and Lewes account books 1645-1936 (Acc 11774)

Essex Record Office

  • Essex Cyclists Touring Club: additional records incl scrapbooks, newsletters and photographs 1929-2012 (A14011)

Falkirk Archives

  • Grangemouth Aerodrome: plans 1939-1941 (A2202)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Elfed Bartley, road hauliers, Caerwys: business records c1920-2014 (AN4865)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Transport records incl United Transport, Glamorgan vehicle registrations, railway files, and Glamorgan Hackney carriages licences register 20th cent (D732)
  • Llantrisant and District railway research papers including timetables, track layout diagrams, corresp and newscuttings (Graham Croad Collection) 1800-1999 (DX325)
  • Collection featuring Railway Clearing House Junction Diagrams, South Wales Railway Map, Cardiff Railway Running Powers vol, Cardiff Railway Company District Map, Bute Docks Bill, and Sessions Document for Great Western Railways and the Taff Vale Railway 1882-1910 (D1187)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Transport and General Workers Union: records incl publications, photographs, video of Union rally 2001-2003 (XD120, XSF76, XS4518)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Robert John 'Robin Jac' Edwards (1910-1979), motorcycle racer: papers, tapes and photographs 20th cent (Z/M/7303)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • J Joice & Son, coach builders, Basingstoke: additional records, with deeds rel to property at Winchester Street, Basingstoke 1864-1954 (32M65)
  • Friends of the Lymington to Brockenhurst Line, railway enthusiasts: misc papers chiefly rel to Sway station 1963-2011 (138A12)
  • Papers rel to Blackbushe Airport accident public enquiry 1957 (24A14)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • J Nash, builder and garage proprietor, Hereford: accounts 1923-1939 (CT18)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • JS Paterson (fl 1960-1993), commercial director, British Aerospace plc: working papers incl records rel to Trident and relationships between BAe and China c1960-1993 (Acc 5567)
  • Records rel to Stansted Airport Public Enquiry, Heathrow Fifth Terminal Public Enquiry and Nuthampstead as a site for the Third London Airport c1982 (Off Acc 1820)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Cnoc Breac Collection: Moidart salt sales register, records rel to Loch Shiel Royal Mail service incl log books of SS Clanranald II [transferred from West Highland Museum] 1902-1919 (L/D162)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Skye and Kyle Against Tolls (SKAT): treasurer's papers c1994-2005 (SL/D280)

Lancashire Archives

  • Kiln House Farm, St Anne's: day books and farm diaries of the Whiteside family, with misc additional family records incl some rel to Thomas Whiteside & Sons, taxi cab proprietors 1914-1994 (DDX 3090)
  • Records of public enquiry into accident to Bristol 170 series 21 Aircraft G-AICS, Winter Hill, near Bolton 1958 (CAA)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Midland Counties Motor School, Leicester: photographs of vehicles, staff, premises, with ephemera and history of the company 1948-1970 (DE8721)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Atherton Coach and Motor Works: papers 1900-1949 (380 ATH)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Carter Paterson & Co Ltd, carrier agents, London: newsletters and photographs of horse and vehicle transport incl Lord Mayors Show, with printed material, conference reports and photographs of successor company BRS (Parcels) Ltd 1888-1971 (B14/051)

Norfolk Record Office

  • National Union of Railwaymen, Great Yarmouth branch: minutes 1935-1955 (ACC 2014/195)

Northumberland Archives

  • Blyth Tall Ship Oral History Project: interviews rel to working life in and around the Port of Blyth 2013-2014 (T/924-T/936)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Claringburn & Codd Ltd, motor car garage, Nottingham: records incl accounts, corresp and other papers c1920-1999 (8557)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Perth Railway Ambulance Brigade: minutes, annual reports, first aid log book, with photographs of competition winners 1903-1977 (MS327)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • St Abbs Community Council: records incl St Abbs Harbour Trust and St Abbs Village Improvement Association 1868-2008 (SBA/663)

Sheffield City Archives

  • South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive: reports, publications, copies of agreements and other papers rel to the Sheffield Supertram 1960-2000 (2014/22)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Somerset & Dorset Joint Line Railway: Evercreech to Glastonbury gauge template records [transferred from Kent Library and History Centre] 1945 (DD\x\ken)
  • Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust: additional records 1870-1976 (A\CWO)
  • Personal and research papers rel to Bridgwater and railways in West Somerset, compiled by Dr Peter Cattermole 1969 (A\CYG)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Basil Jeuda (fl 2000), historian of industry: slide collection rel mainly to North Staffordshire railway and nearby canals 19th-20th cent (SD 1677)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Port of Lowestoft Research Society: additional negatives of ships and fishing vessels, and images of harbour and docks 19th-20th cent (552, 2289)
  • Digital images rel to construction of Lowestoft double bascule bridge, demolition of swing bridge and related images of Lowestoft harbour 1970-2006 (2287)

Surrey History Centre

  • Boorman's Garage, Woking: papers and photographs 20th cent (9395)

Teesside Archives

  • William Lucas (fl 1900-2000), historian: papers rel to research on cargo steamers incl notes, sketches, photographs and plans c1850-2000 (Acc 7385)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Tony Tallis (fl c1970-2008), local historian: photographs and records rel to Warwick buildings, pubs and transport c1970-2008 (PH1272)

Watt Library Archives

  • George Grieve, shipping agent, Greenock: work diaries 1885-1931 (FP71)
  • Steel & Bennie Ltd, towage contractors, Glasgow and Greenock: photograph albums of Steel & Bennie ships c1931-1961 (BG78)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Frank C Strick & Co Ltd, shipowners, London: business corresp with some personal records c1890-1910 (D/D Z 958)

West Sussex Record Office

  • FG Miles Group, aviation engineers, Shoreham-by-Sea: records 1955-1977 (17719)
  • Gatwick Airport public enquiry minutes of proceedings 1954 (17626)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Birkenhead County Borough: records rel to Birkenhead Tunnel (Queensway) and Wallasey Tunnel (Kingsway) 20th cent (2156, 2157)
  • Royal Mersey Yacht Club: log books, financial records, minutes, race results and journals 1844-1999 (2109)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG, aircraft manufacturers, Bremen: photograph albums, prints, negatives and associated papers 1923-1945 (2014-10-01)

Manx National Heritage Library and Archive Service

  • Michael Copeland Cuningham (fl 1971-2000), transport enthusiast: scrapbook rel to transport on Isle of Man 1971-2000 (MS 13591)
  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd, Douglas: superintendent engineer's office records incl engineers' personnel files 1898-1974 (MS 13669)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Margaret Nicol (fl 1924), Cunard Line stewardess: diary of her time as stewardess on the Samaria, featuring voyages to New York and the Far East 1924 (DX/2603)
  • Clifford John Welch (1925-2013), Captain, seafarer: papers rel to career with Furness Holder Line and Esso Tankers 1943-1977 (DX/2579)
  • Ellerman Lines Ltd, shipowners, London and Glasgow: books of Captain and Chief Officer's cargo plans, incl plans for Christiania, Newport, Edinburgh, Worcester and Hull, written by Captain Fred Smith (fl 1931-2013) 1954-1977 (DX/2584)

Search Engine (National Railway Museum)

  • H Bird (fl 1860-1870), railway engineer: letterbook comprising copy corresp describing railway journeys and work throughout Europe c1870 (2014-7258)
  • Michael Cobb (1916-2010), Colonel, railway cartographer and historian: papers, incl drafts, corresp and supporting material rel to 'The Railways of Great Britain: A Historical Atlas' c1970-2000 (2014-7156)
  • John Dixon Abbott (fl 1910-1950), engineer: notes, photographs and ephemera compiled on the history of the Motor Rail and Tramcar Company 1910-1959 (2014-7207)


Canal & River Trust Waterways Archive

  • Geoffrey Calvert (fl c1955), canal enthusiast: slides of various canals and images of Ellesmere Port docks c1955 (2014/19)
  • Birmingham Canal Navigation Co: committee report and statement of accounts 1871 (2014/7)
  • Cromford Canal Co: permit records 1825-1842 (2014/35)
  • Joseph Rank Ltd, flour millers, Hull: traffic records rel to canal cargoes 1927-1935 (2014/26)
  • Mendip, narrowboat: bundle of consignment notes c1950 (2014/6)
  • Phosphorus, narrowboat: records incl log book 20th cent (2014/27)
  • Carpenter's stock book for Bingley Five Rise locks 1943-1951 (2014/16)
  • Slides showing canals incl Johnsons Hill locks, Shipley and Market Drayton [transferred from Wigan Archives Service] c1980 (2014/17)
  • Photographs by HE Evans and R Witton of Birmingham Canal Navigation, Stratford Canal, Staffordshire and Worcester Canal, Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Grand Union Canal, and Tame Valley Canal 20th cent (2014/21)
  • Miscellaneous records rel to Manchester Ship Canal, Lancaster Canal, Caldon Canal, Leeds Liverpool Canal, incl survey plan book (1826) 19th-20th cent (2014/26)

Chetham's Library

  • Bridgewater Canal: account book 1760-1762 (Acc 121)
  • Sir Edward William Watkin (1819-1901), 1st Baronet, MP, railway promoter: diary 1846-1849 (EWWatkin)

Fleet Air Arm Museum

  • Francis Gilmer Tempest Dawson (1893-1982), aviator and businessman: papers rel to his career as a naval aviator and his subsequent career with Fairey Aviation, incl flying log books and notebook on test flights with Fairey 1911-1930 (2014/105)


Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Dracone Developments Ltd, plastic barge manufacturers, London: papers incl photographs, press cuttings and promotional material 1857-1975 (DRAS)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Sir Bennett Melvill Jones (1887-1975), aeronautical engineer: photographs taken with Major J Clifford Griffiths incl aerial photographs of Cambridge, photographs of contemporary planes and airbases 1921-1922 (CMR/254)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • John Almond (fl 1925-1955), Sudan Government Railways official: papers incl personal papers, with official corresp, passenger lists, ephemera, and photographs, incl of Khartoum, Kassala and Upper Nile provinces 1925-1955 (SAD)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Currie Line Ltd, shipowners, Leith: additional diaries, corresp, press cuttings, photographs, historical research notes and family papers 1780-2009 (ACCN 3877)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • John Stuart Pepys Rawlins (1922-2011), Medical Director General of the Navy: papers rel to research, notably on ejector seats for military aircraft 1953-1973 (Rawlins)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • John Swire & Sons Ltd, oriental merchants and shipowners, London: additional records rel to Cathay Pacific, with further ledgers, minutes and staff corresp 1903-1985 (JSS)