Catalogue description London and Greenwich Railway Company

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Reference: RAIL 389
Title: London and Greenwich Railway Company

This series consists of minutes and miscellaneous books and records of the London and Greenwich Railway Company.

Date: 1831-1923
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: LGR
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

London and Greenwich Railway Company, 1833-1923

Physical description: 15 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

Incorporated under act of 17 May 1833.

Under the powers of the Act of 21 July 1845, 8 & 9 Vic, cap.80, the London & Greenwich Railway Company was leased to the South Eastern Railway Company for 999 years from January 1845.

By virtue of the South Eastern Railway (Southern Group) Preliminary Absorption Scheme 1922, dated 6 February 1923, the London & Greenwich Railway Company was transferred to and absorbed by the Southern Railway Company from 1 June 1923 immediately after the Railways (Southern Group) Amalgamation Scheme 1922, dated 22 December 1922, came into operation and took effect.

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