Catalogue description Great Western Railway Company: Mechanics Institution, Swindon

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Reference: RAIL 276
Title: Great Western Railway Company: Mechanics Institution, Swindon

This series contains the records of the Mechanics' Institution, Swindon which include vouchers, treasurer's cash books, some monthly accounts, photographs and programmes of activities held at the Institution. Also included are some reports of the Swindon and North Wilts Technical School.

Date: 1843-1947

Filed in the former British Transport Historical Records order.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: GW 27
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Great Western Railway Company, 1835-1947

Physical description: 27 bundles and files
Administrative / biographical background:

The Mechanics' Institution was established as the Swindon Mechanics' Institution in 1843. It also had the title of New Swindon Mechanics' Institution before the present one.

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