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South Devon Railway Co

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Date: 1844-1878
  • Devon
  • Devon
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C101335 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B11987 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1844-78: directors', general board and shareholders minutes, reports, list of proprietors, agreements, station books, locomotive and rolling stock valuations, ledgers, journals, cash book, half-yearly acounts etc
The National Archives
1845-1846: engineer's reports signed by IK Brunel
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 28085 Brunel
1847-49: act, accounts, claims and returns, corresp and draft awards rel to mail-carrying arbitration
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 9673
1844-54: papers incl petitions, proofs of evidence, parliamentary committee minutes, statements and affidavits rel to legal disputes
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Annual Return 1999
1865-75: volume of collected material incl memoranda, notices, accounts sheets, addressed to staff at Launceston station
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2004
1851: Millbay branch plans
Plymouth Archives, The Box
See Annual Return 2009