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Major accessions to repositories in 2020 relating to Transport


Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Harbour Trust (later Forth Ports Ltd): records incl minutes, agenda papers, annual reports, registers, plans and drawings, photographs 19th-20th cent (GD/DH)

Essex Record Office

  • Great Eastern Railway Company: records, incl legal agreements and an album containing photographs, diagrams and schedules of stock (1912) 1901-2018 (A15334, A15299)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Rowland Pittard (fl1950-2019), railway history enthusiast: additional collected records incl South East Wales Transport Alliance (SEWTA) minutes and papers; wagon labels; signal box registers, Glamorgan Rail Users Federation Journals, Tondu train movements recorded from observation and information provided by signal men and railway workers, corresp rel to Nant Gadlys culvert/embankment, details of a steam special; record of Tondu diversions c1950-2019 (D1221)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Stroudwater Navigation: Gloucester and Berkeley Canal work book 1863-1867 (15363)
  • Map of Gloucester station showing the location of a fatal accident to underman G Cotton, 27 August 1931 1931 (15265.2)

Isle of Man Public Record Office

  • Isle of Man Courts of Justice: reference books and railway plans for The Manx Northern Railway Co, Ltd and Isle of Man Railway Co (Ltd) 1864-1882 (A177)
  • Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure: railway plans, reference books and associated records 1864-1997 (A178)
  • Isle of Man Government Property Trustees (1891-1986); Department of Highways, Ports and Properties (1986-2004): railway real estate records incl leasing agreements, railway plans and drawings and valuation records 1976-1994 (A175)

Sheffield City Archives

  • London and North Eastern Railway (LNER), Sheffield Division: works order ledger; Engineering Division employment papers; London Midland and Scottish Railway - Sheffield station plan c1936-1950 (X895)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Keighley And Worth Valley Railway: records incl society and operating company minutes, correspondence, finance, trust minutes, departmental committees, working group records, health and safety records, publicity, timetables, event brochures, leaflets; Responsible Officers Report Files, Train Registers, Pre-KWVR preservation society material, incl corresp and other papers, publications, posters and drawings c1950-2019 (WYB185)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Evald Sotnik and George Dixon (fl1960-2000), members of the Huddersfield Borough Transport Department Photographic Club: photographic slides, rel to a wide range of geographical areas, subjects and themes, incl Huddersfield and the wider Kirklees area, showing local events and buildings, people, millscapes, pub signs, flowers and flower shows, transport in Huddersfield, incl trams, trains, trolley buses and canal barges c1900-2000 (WYK1962)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Thomas Bantock & Co., railway agents, Wolverhampton: cash books 1895-1953 (DB-85)


Search Engine (National Railway Museum)

  • Britains Railway All Change Oral History Project (BRAC): oral history recordings capturing the recollections of over 160 people involved in the planning and implementation of the privatisation of the railways, the management of change and running the railway during privatisation 2019-2020 (2020-249 - 2020-448)
  • James Tawse (fl1968-1976), railway enthusiast: archive, incl BR Guards' Book and Journey Books logging his journeys by rail, road, sea and air in locations incl Canada, the UK and Europe; documents rel to journey book logs; photographs, 35 mm colour transparencies, European timetables and maps, notes and original material rel to the Greater London Development Plan (GLDP) Inquiry 1968-1976 (2020-332)


Science and Industry Museum

  • William E Appleby (c1910-1960), aircraft historian: folder containing material rel to a model of the ZETA fusion reactor at Harwell, incl a fold out plan titled ZETA I, East Elevation, a fold out diagram titled Minnie Cruciform Distributor Frame Studs, a list of 87 drawings for the model displayed at the Brussels Worlds Fair compiled by Appleby for Miniature Engineering (London) Ltd, photographs (20) and newspaper cuttings 1958-1959 (2020-456)


Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • David Ernest Cox (1908-1980), Commander, Royal Navy: papers incl sketches, school reports, photographs, log books, scrolls and seals, financial papers rel to his naval career, family life and post-retirement sailing through the Ionian Sea, Adriatic seas and Mediterranean c1908-1980 (MS 6/8)