Catalogue description Parliamentary Bills and Minutes of Evidence, etc.

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Details of RAIL 1066
Reference: RAIL 1066
Title: Parliamentary Bills and Minutes of Evidence, etc.

This series contains evidence, petitions and proceedings in connection with Bills presented to both Houses of Parliament. The volumes sometimes contain cases of several quite separate undertakings and many of them include in addition varied papers such as maps, plans, Bills in different stages, the final Act and other items which the Officers who bound them felt appropriate. These relate principally to railways but include a few concerning canals, docks, and tramways.

Date: 1825-1953

The arrangement of this series is largely alphabetical (e.g. Manchester; Manchester Corporation; Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire), but in chronological order under companies. Occasionally, due to a computer interpretation of punctuation, etc, the order is slightly disturbed.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PYB 1
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 3037 volume(s)

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