Catalogue description London and Birmingham Railway Company

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Details of RAIL 384
Reference: RAIL 384
Title: London and Birmingham Railway Company

This series consists of miscellaneous records of the London and Birmingham Railway Company.

Date: 1830-1863

The Appendix to this series, a detailed list of the most important letters in Rail 384/276-278 and 280-282, can be found with the standard list set.

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

London and Birmingham Railway Company, 1833-1846

Physical description: 419 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Administrative / biographical background:

Incorporated by London & Birmingham Railway Act, 6 May 1833, a further Act authorising extension from Camden to Euston Grove was obtained 3 July 1835.

The company was empowered to enlarge its stations at Euston by an act of 16 July 1846 and by an act of the same date this company, the Grand Junction, and the Manchester & Birmingham railway companies were consolidated to form the London & North Western Railway Company, which company became vested in the London Midland & Scottish Railway Company as from 1 January 1923 under the North Western, Midland and West Scottish Group Amalgamation Scheme 1922 dated 30 December 1922.

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