Catalogue description Brandling Junction Railway Company

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Reference: RAIL 64
Title: Brandling Junction Railway Company

This series documents the establishment and administration of the Brandling Junction Railway Company.

Records include minutes and reports, agreements, correspondence and cash books

Date: 1833-1882
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: BRJ
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Brandling Junction Railway Company, 1835-1844

Physical description: 23 files and volumes
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The Brandling Junction Railway Company was incorporated under the Brandling Junction Railway Act of 7th September 1835. On 13th August 1844, the undertaking was purchased by George Hudson in his own name, but on 16th August 1844 he transferred the purchase to Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway Company. This company took possession as from 1st September 1844, though purchase was not legalised until an act of 1845.

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