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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0469
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: RAILWAYS
Date(s): 1845-1908
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Northern and Southern Railway
Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway


Administrative/Biographical history:

There is no unifying factor to these papers (e.g. that they relate to property owned by one estate or family or the legal work of one office), they were simply collected for their antiquarian interest before being passed to the archive.


Scope and content/abstract:

Plans for the Northern and Southern Railway from Staines to Uxbridge and Harefield, 1845; plans for a projected railway through Acton, Old Brentford, Hounslow, Bedfont, Stanwell and Staines, Isleworth and Twickenham; book of reference of the Windsor, Staines and South Western Railway, 1847. Also assorted sales catalogues for live and dead stock, farm stock, growing crops, corn, furniture, bricks, 1850-1908.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/0469-1: Sales catalogues; ACC/0469-2: Plans; ACC/0469-3: Book of Reference.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records donated to the Archive in June 1952.

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:
August to October 2010.

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