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Vulcan Foundry Ltd, locomotive builders

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Date: 1825-1978
  • Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Railway equipment
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C103472 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B9672 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1825-1978: corporate, financial and production records, drawings, photographs, property and staff records, misc papers; letters to foreman
National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library
NRA 29901 Vulcan Foundry

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
1864-1968: corporate and administrative records
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 35463
1864-1963: letter books and corresp, workmen's registers, company magazines and diaries
Newton-le-Willows Community Library
NRA 36782 Vulcan
1833-1945: corporate papers, index of deeds and papers rel to company history
St Helens Archive Service
NRA 24416 St Helens Library
1934-1969: calculations books, drawings registers, drawings
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See HMC National Railway Mus file, July 1993
1837-1849: accounts (3 vols) of Charles Tayleur, Sons & Co
National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library
See Annual Return 1993
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 1996