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METROPOLITAN AND GREAT CENTRAL JOINT RAILWAYS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1297/MGCJ
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: METROPOLITAN AND GREAT CENTRAL JOINT RAILWAYS
Date(s): 1889-1948
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.8 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Metropolitan Railway Company
Great Central Railway Company
Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railway

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Metropolitan Railway Company and the Great Central Railway Company worked together to operate a section of line running between Grendon Underwood and London Marylebone via Aylesbury, Harrow and Amersham.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railways, including minutes of the Joint Committee; minutes of Officers' Conferences; reports and papers of the Oxford and Aylesbury Tramroad Company; plans of the line between Harrow and Verney Junction; and financial records including ledgers, journals and cash books.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/1297/MGCJ/01: Minutes; ACC/1297/MGCJ/03: Plans; ACC/1297/MGCJ/23: Accounts.

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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