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HAMMERSMITH AND CITY RAILWAY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1297/HCJ
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: HAMMERSMITH AND CITY RAILWAY
Date(s): 1861-1948
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.78 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Metropolitan Railway Company
Great Western Railway Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Hammersmith and City Railway was constructed by the Great Western Railway, running between Hammersmith and Westbourne Park. It was soon connected to the Metropolitan Railway's underground line. In 1867 the Metropolitan Railway purchased a share in the Hammersmith and City Railway and took over operations. The railway was a branch of the Metropolitan Line until 1988, when the line was split into the Hammersmith and City Line, running services from Hammersmith to Whitechapel, and the Metropolitan Line, running from Amersham to Aldgate.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Metropolitan Railway Company and Great Western Railway Company, joint operators of the Hammersmith and City Railway, comprising Joint Committee Meeting minutes; printed financial accounts; register of staff; and relevant Parliamentary Acts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/1297/HCJ/01: Minutes; ACC/1297/HCJ/04: Other items.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1975 as part of an accession of records from London Transport.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/2324: Hammersmith and City Railway Company.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2009 to February 2010

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