Major Accessions to Repositories in 2011 Relating
to Transport
Local
Bath Record Office
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW
England
Somerset & Dorset Railway Co: plans of railway buildings in Bath 1868-1934 (0925)
Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
RG1 6AF
England
Reading Aero Club: minutes 1932-34 (D/EX 2276)
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
County Hall
Walton Street
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1UU
England
Iris Cars Ltd, motor car manufacturers, Aylesbury: wages books 1925-27 (AR 106/2011)
Cornwall Record Office
Old County Hall
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3AY
England
Camel Valley and Bodmin Moor Protection Society: papers rel to proposed Bodmin and
Wenford Light Railway Order 1989-1999 (X1367)
Croydon Museum and Archives
Croydon Clocktower
Katharine Street
Croydon
CR9 1ET
England
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
Lady Gillford's House
Petteril Bank Road
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 3AJ
England
Carlisle Canal Co: construction contracts, deeds 1723-1851 (DX 1994)
Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal
County Offices
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 4RQ
England
Westmorland Association of Highway Surveyors: minutes, corresp, membership records
1926-1947 (WDSO 359)
Doncaster Archives
King Edward Road
Balby
Doncaster
DN4 0NA
England
British Rail: boards personnel record cards 1890s-1980s (DY/BRB)
East Sussex Record Office
The Keep
Woollards Way
Brighton
Sussex
BN1 9BP
England
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
Corporate Governance
City of Edinburgh Council
City Chambers
High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1YJ
Scotland
Leith Shipowners' Society: minute books 19th cent-20th cent (Accn 869)
Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)
Clos Parc Morgannwg
Leckwith
Cardiff
Glamorgan
CF11 8AW
Wales
Western Welsh Omnibus Co: Rhondda tramways and Western Welsh Omnibus Co records
1908-1961 (D732)
Gloucestershire Archives
Clarence Row
Alvin Street
Gloucester
GL1 3DW
England
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
Steelworks Road
Ebbw Vale
Blaenau Gwent
NP23 6AA
Wales
Trefil Railroad Company: minutes, accounts and plans c1790-1900 (D5707)
Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office
Ffordd y Bala
Dolgellau
Merionethshire
LL40 2YF
Wales
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
Hampshire Record Office
Sussex Street
Winchester
SO23 8TH
England
Papers rel to Humanpowered Flight, incl engineering drawings of the Mark 2
Southampton University Manpowered Aircraft c1960-2011 (84A04)
Hounslow Library Local Studies Service
Hounslow Library
Local Studies
CentreSpace
Treaty Centre
High Street
Hounslow
TW3 1ES
England
Brentford Waterways Oral History Archive: 20 CDs with accompanying listing of tracks
and interviewees 2000-2001 (HALS/ARC 298)
Peterborough Archives
Peterborough Central Library
Broadway
Peterborough
PE1 1RX
England
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
Unit 3, Clare Place, Coxside
Plymouth
Devon
PL4 0JW
England
Plymouth City Airport: report books, maps, photographs and test books 1993-2011
(3818)
Somerset Heritage Centre
Brunel Way
Norton Fitzwarren
Taunton
Somerset
TA2 6SF
England
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
South Block
Civic Centre
Southampton
SO14 7LY
England
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
John Harvard Library
211 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1JA
England
British Rail: board railway plans 1864-1949 (2011/65)
St Helens Local History and Archives Library
Central Library
Gamble Building
Victoria Square
St Helens
Lancashire
WA10 1DY
England
CH Sankey, wheelwrights, Newton-le-Willows: accounts and photographs 1886-1967
(SAN)
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
Gatacre Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2LQ
England
Hugh Moffat, railway historian: photographic slides mainly rel to railway tunnel at
Ipswich c 1980-1989 (HD2816)
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
Woking
Surrey
GU21 6ND
England
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
Tameside Central Library
Old Street
Ashton-under Lyne
Greater Manchester
OL6 7SG
England
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
Sale Library
Sale Waterside
Sale
Manchester
M33 7ZF
England
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
Blandford House
Blandford Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 4JA
England
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 190421 (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
Cocklebury Road
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 3QN
England
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
National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library
Merseyside Maritime Museum,
Albert Dock
Liverpool
L3 4AQ
England
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
Leeman Road
York
YO26 4XJ
England
British Rail: Staff Investigation Committee ("Razor Gang") reports on station facilities
and operations 1961-1962 (2011-7031)
Parliamentary Archives
Houses of Parliament
London
SW1A 0PW
England
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
2 Titanic Boulevard
Titanic Quarter
Belfast
BT3 9HQ
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)
Special
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
1 Bird Cage Walk
London
SW1H 9JJ
England
British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers' Association: additional records incl
foundation documents and minutes 1936-1998 (Acc 1076)
University
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
Special Collections Centre
The Sir Duncan Rice Library
Bedford Road
Aberdeen
AB24 3AA
Scotland
Aberdeenshire Light Railways: records 1896-1897 (Acc no 615)
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
University Library
Coventry
CV4 7AL
England
British Railways Board, Research Division: engineering research and operational research
papers 1947-1989 (813)
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