Catalogue description Cornwall Railway Company

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Title: Cornwall Railway Company

This series documents the establishment and administration of the Cornwall Railway Company.

Documents include minutes, plans, statements, memorials, accountants records, land matters and other assorted documentation.

Date: 1839-1897
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: COR
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Cornwall Railway Company, 1846-1889

Physical description: 153 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
Administrative / biographical background:

The Cornwall Railway Company was incorporated under the Cornwall Railway Act 3rd August 1846 and leased to Great Western, Bristol & Exeter, and South Devon railway companies as from 3rd May 1859 by Indenture dated 9th August 1861 made by virtue of Cornwall Railway (Consolidation & Amendment) Act 1st August 1861.

The company was amalgamated with Great Western Railway Company under Great Western and Cornwall railway companies' Amalgamation Act 24th June 1889.

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