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Midland Railway Co

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Date: 1800-2000
  • Derby, Derbyshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C101817 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B11900 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1836-1932: proprietors', directors' and committee minutes, accounting records, locomotive and rolling stock records, plans, contracts, traffic records, staff records, papers rel to properties, etc
The National Archives
1867-86: Kimbolton station records
Huntingdonshire Archives
See Annual Report 1985
1840-58: corresp, accounts, papers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 19415
1901-02: South Leeds branch notebook rel to cost of widening the branch
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 25809 Leeds Univ Lib
19th-20th cent: books of reference and plans
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford
See Guide 1996
c1901-24: abstracts of leases and papers
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 8918 Derbyshire RO misc
1851-67: Matlock Bridge register of goods and copy letter book
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 17946 Midland
1865-1911: correspondence relating to recruitment
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 8918 Derbyshire RO misc
1882-83: gangers and permanent way department time book for Settle to Carlisle line
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2004
1867: tracings (36) showing railway's extension into London, incl plans of Finchley Road station, details of Kentish Town and St Pancras stations and technical drawings
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2004
additional records
Derbyshire Record Office
See Annual Return 2005
1886-1914: Midland Railway Locomotive Superintendent, Derby: accounts ledgers
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2006
1899-1899: paper relating to the building of the Disley Tunnel by G.S.F. Rutty
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 32928 National Railway
1890-1899: business records
Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
See Annual Return 2014
1889-1960: staff book
Nottinghamshire Archives
See Annual Return 2015