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Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co

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Date: 1800-2000
Places:
  • Horwich, Lancashire
  • Manchester, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C109369 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B11613 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1847-1920: minutes of proprietors, directors, committees, registers of proprietors and shareholders, deeds, specifications, agreements etc, plans and drawings, locomotive and rolling stock records, staff records, and misc books and papers
The National Archives
2
1847-1922: records
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Guide 1990
3
1890-1905: engineering plans for Todmorden including for footbridge, subways and approaches
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2017
4
1888-1896: records
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
See Annual Return 2007
5
c1847-50: bridge plans, Burnley branch
Lancashire Archives
NRA 3510 Lancs RO misc
6
1875-82: Radcliffe, Cheltenham, Prestwich and Pilkington branch line reports, valuations, deeds etc
Lancashire Archives
See Guide 1985 p188
7
1888-93: Burnley and Nelson area station and bridge specifications
Lancashire Archives
NRA 43870
8
1830-97: deeds, corresp and papers
Lancashire Archives
NRA 53 Stanley
9
1870-96: plans
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 19836 Bolton Archives misc
10
1900 - 1970: Horwich locomotive works staff record cards
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
11
1880-1908: carriage and wagon design drawings
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 43725 L&YRC
12
1883-1910: staff dismissal register
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 32928 National Railway

See Annual Return 2009
13
1884-1980: records, mainly rel to staff, of Horwich works
Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)
NRA 32480 L&YRW
14
19th-20th cent: plans
Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)
See Annual Return 2015
15
plans of properties in Ireland
National Archives of Ireland
See Annual return 2001
16
1878-79: Line book
Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department
NRA 37907 Barnsley
17
1868-84: list of directors, shareholders' report, details of general administration etc, records of cost of buildings and installations, revenue, traffic etc, weekly receipts and other corresp and papers
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See P Hudson, West Riding Wool Textile Industy (1975)

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