Catalogue description East Somerset Railway Company

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Reference: RAIL 181
Title: East Somerset Railway Company

This series documents the establishment and administration of the East Somerset Railway Company.

Documents include minutes and reports of the directors' meetings and committee meetings, ledgers and cash books, subscription contracts, certificates of justice of capital, and material relating to agreements with other railway companies.

Date: 1855-1875
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: ESO.
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

East Somerset Railway Company, 1856-1874

Physical description: 28 files and volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

The East Somerset Railway Company was incorporated under East Somerset Railway Act 5th June 1850.

It was amalgamated with the Great Western Railway Company by Great Western Railway Act 30th June 1874.

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