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METROPOLITAN AND ST JOHN'S WOOD RAILWAY COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1297/MSTJ
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: METROPOLITAN AND ST JOHN'S WOOD RAILWAY COMPANY
Date(s): 1864-1883
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Metropolitan and St John's Wood Railway Company
Metropolitan Railway Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Metropolitan and St John's Wood Railway Company was a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Railway Company. It carried out the construction of a northern extension to the Metropolitan Railway's central London line. An extension between Baker Street and Swiss Cottage was opened in 1868. The line was continued to West Hampstead and Willesden Green in 1879, Harrow in 1880 and Pinner in 1885. The Metropolitan and St John's Wood Railway Company merged with the Metropolitan Railway Company in 1882. The line extensions are now part of the London Underground's Metropolitan Line.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Metropolitan and St John's Wood Railway Company, comprising minutes of Board and Proprietors Meetings.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: ACC/1297/MSTJ/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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