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WHITECHAPEL AND BOW RAILWAY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1297/W&B
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WHITECHAPEL AND BOW RAILWAY
Date(s): 1898-1939
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.75 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Whitechapel and Bow Railway

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Whitechapel and Bow Railway was a joint undertaking by the Metropolitan District Railway and the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. It was constructed between 1897 and 1902, running from Whitechapel (then the terminus of the Metropolitan District Railway) to a junction at Campbell Road, near Bromley-by-Bow. The line was worked by the Metropolitan District Railway and later extended, now forming the eastern arm of the District Line.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Whitechapel and Bow Railway, comprising Board meeting minutes; General meeting minutes; minutes of the London, Tilbury and Southend and Metropolitan District Railways Whitechapel and Bow Railway Joint Committee; and minutes of the Midland and Metropolitan District Railways Whitechapel and Bow Joint Committee.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: ACC/1297/W&B/01: Minutes.

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:

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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