York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company
|Title:||York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company|
This series contains various minutes and reports, including Board minutes, stock and share registers, deeds, agreements, contracts, specifications, estimates and plans, petitions and memorials to the Directors, staff records, accountants' records, together with miscellaneous books and records, and some correspondence.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in its original department:||YNB|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company, 1847-1854
|Physical description:||155 files and volumes|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Under act of 18th June 1842 (5 & 6 Vic, cap.80), Newcastle & Darlington Junction Railway Company was incorporated and under act of 27th July 1846 (9 & 10 Vic, cap.242), name of company was changed to York & Newcastle Railway Company. By virtue of act of 31st July 1845 (8 & 9 Vic, cap.163) the Newcastle & Berwick Railway Company was incorporated.
Under act of 9th August 1847 (10 & 11 Vic, cap.133) the Newcastle & Berwick Railway Company was dissolved and undertaking and that of York & Newcastle Railway Company were amalgamated into one company, York & Newcastle Railway Company, and thereupon name of York & Newcastle Railway Company was changed to York, Newcastle & Berwick Railway Company.
Under North-eastern Railway Company's Act of 31st July 1854 (17 & 18 Vic, cap.211), companies known as York & North Midland Railway, and Leeds Northern Railway, were dissolved and vested in York, Newcastle & Berwick Railway Company, thenceforth called North-eastern Railway Company, later known as North Eastern Railway Company.
North Eastern Railway Company, Hull & Barnsley Railway Company, and Hull Joint Dock Committee were dissolved and united into one Company by name North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st April 1922 by virtue of North Eastern and Hull & Barnsley railway companies Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 1st April 1922. This North Eastern Railway Company became part of London & North Eastern Railway Company as from 1st January 1923 under North Eastern, Eastern and East Scottish Group Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 30th December 1922.
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