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R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers

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Date: 1819-1976
Places:
  • Hebburn, Durham
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Railway equipment | Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C121323 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6463 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1819-1976: board, share and financial records, contract, technical and staff records, drawings etc, photo albums incl monthly progress albums, stocks and shares register, accounts incl balance sheets, register of mortgages, register of directors and secretaries, apprenticeship registers for St Peter's works, plans and photographs for contract 91/05 - East Argentine Railway Co Ltd
Tyne and Wear Archives
NRA 678

See HMC Records of British business 1760-1914 (metal processing, etc, 1994); Return 2005, 2009, 2012
2
1831-81: misc early drawings
Discovery Museum
3
c1835-1959: order books, drawing office registers, drawings, photograph albums
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See HMC National Railway Mus file, July 1993
4
1854-1921: ship plans
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See LA Ritchie, The Shipbuilding Industry, 1992
5
1865-1960: papers incl order books and plans
Tyne and Wear Archives
See Annual Return 2010
6
1876: plans for calais douvres ferry
Tyne and Wear Archives
7
1877-1929: photographs
South Tyneside Local Studies Library
See HMC National Railway Mus file, July 1993 (Atkins survey 1977)
8
1889-1911: letters to Sir Benjamin Browne and others
Tyne and Wear Archives
NRA 8919 Tyne and Wear misc
9
records
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 1996

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