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Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd, locomotive manufacturers and shipbuilders

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Date: 1823-1956
  • Darlington, Durham
  • Hebburn, Durham
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Railway equipment | Engineering: Mechanical > Shipbuilding and marine engineering
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C121342 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6626 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1823-1901: minutes, order and description books, engine details etc
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 28464 Stephenson & Co

See Transferred from Science Museum 2005
1825-1956: drawings (334)
National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library
NRA 29901 Vulcan Foundry
1902-1937: locomotive weight book, drawings registers, drawings
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See HMC National Railway Mus file, July 1993
1836: drawing/elevation of the Rocket engine
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 1996
1859: drawings (5) of the 'Rocket', by John Dobson Wardale, head draughtsman
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2004
1824-1861: corresp, accounts, etc
Durham County Record Office
NRA 24239
1907: specification (1 vol) for steel screw steamer
Tyne and Wear Archives
NRA 8919 Tyne and Wear misc
1823-1901: order books, locomotive description books, financial records
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 1995
1823-1903: order books, description books, ledgers, notebooks and misc papers
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 42127 R Stephenson

See Brief Summary of Archive Collections in the National Railway Museum (1996)
1828-73: misc early drawings
Discovery Museum
1838: paper rel regulations
Tyne and Wear Archives