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Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Co

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Date: 1834-1986
  • Shropshire
  • Shropshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways | Transport and communications > Port and inland water transport
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C106462 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B12485 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1834-1948: board, committee and proprietors minutes, contracts and plans, records of rents and tolls, staff book and register
The National Archives
c1840-1972: prospectus, papers, minutes, corresp, leases, agreements, rent register and rolls, plans, etc
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield
NRA 24888 British Waterways
1845-63: account book, corresp
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire

See Accessions Oct-Dec 1960
1848-1852: register of creditors
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 36427 LMS
1855-1857: abstract of journal of mechanics time (list of employees, days worked and wages received)
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire
1880-1945: staff ledgers for Norbury district
National Waterways Archive
1885-87: corresp on pig iron traffic
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
See Accessions to Repositories 1972
1886-1986: maps, plans and misc papers
Shropshire Archives
NRA 33110
1889-1925: import and export books, Edstaston Wharf
Shropshire Archives
NRA 19299
c1900-1925: photographs of boatyards and shipwrights at Ellesmere Port and Chester
National Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2015
1914-1918: staff recruitment lists
National Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2016
1842-1863: corresp and drawings rel to disputed responsibility for the clearing of drain, Marbury Brook at Willymore, Cheshire
National Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018