Catalogue description Midland Railway Company: Records

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Reference: RAIL 491
Title: Midland Railway Company: Records

The series contains the minutes of the court of proprietors, the board of directors and various committees; accountant's and engineer's records; contracts, specifications and plans; locomotive and rolling stock records; stock and share registers; staff records; architectural drawings relating to St Pancras station and hotel by George Gilbert Scott.

Electronic images of selected pieces of these records can be searched online through our partner website. (Please Note: Pieces 969-1016, 1021-1043, 1058-1063, 1068-1076, 1078, 1080 only have been digitised)

Date: 1832-1952
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: MID
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Midland Railway Company, 1844-1923

Physical description: 1265 bundles, rolls and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
Administrative / biographical background:

The Midland Railway Company was incorporated by the amalgamation of the North Midland, Midland Counties, and Birmingham and Derby Railways companies under Act of 10 May 1844. The company was vested in the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company as from 1 January 1923.

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