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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 224 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James Grigg...
Dates: 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/91
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); William John MP; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum] (2); Lord Mayor of Newcastle [Stephen Easten]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Roland Nugent, Director of...
Dates: 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] to government ministers, senior civil servants, MPs and Lords (carbon copies)., 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/73
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); Harold MacMillan MP (2); 2nd Lord Revelstoke (3); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Ernest Pretyman; 2nd Lord...
Dates: 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: rail freight charges., 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/18
Scope and Contents Includes papers sent by Lord Churchill [Chairman, Great Western Railway]: a memorandum by Felix Pole [General Manager, Great Western Railway] on the costs of transporting coal and railwaymen's wages; a speech given by Lord Churchill on 23 January 1925; pie-charts on the cost of Welsh coal; graphs on the cost of transporting various commodities by rail.
Dates: 12 Jun 1925 - 20 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 21 Jan 1928 - 01 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/86
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (7); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; 1st Lord Weir; Thomas Jones [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet]; Sir Arthur Robinson [Secretary to Ministry of Health]; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes:...
Dates: 21 Jan 1928 - 01 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/87
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (2); Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; David Monteath [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Neville Chamberlain, Minister...
Dates: 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/88
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain on the fixed rate to be levied by local authorities and its revenue; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] on the proposed exemption of new industrial property from rates; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Cornelius Gregg...
Dates: 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/92
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (5); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Minister of Health [Neville Chamberlain]; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum].Also includes: Cabinet minutes; copies of Ministry of Health and Scottish Office "Proposals...
Dates: 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/93
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Finlay Gibson and Thomas Richards MP of the Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade of Monmouthshire and South Wales; Evan Williams [President, Mining Association of Great Britain]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,...
Dates: 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/75
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade];...
Dates: 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 28 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/103
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on the Russian campaign., 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (3); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including reorganising territorial divisions, Brigadier-General Edward Spears' position, and the strength of forces on the Rhine; Sir Hamar Greenwood [Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office] on commerce with south Russia; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone,...
Dates: 18 Sep 1919 - 31 Oct 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russian economic affairs., 03 Oct 1919 - 10 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Picton Bagge (8); Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (9); William Peters; Carol Yaroshinsky; Sir William Clark (Department of Overseas Trade); Peter Bark; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris]; Sidney Reilly with information about fund-raising for Russia in France and the United States, and a paper on the situation in Russia (3).Subjects covered by the...
Dates: 03 Oct 1919 - 10 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Priorities Committee: memoranda (WP 32 to WP 67)., 03 Jan 1918 - 05 Mar 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/41
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects including: the prohibition of the removal of labour for construction work; provision and supply of various materials including steel for airship housing, linseed oil for the manufacture of linoleum and rosin for essential industries; the establishment of a Priority Department to regulate war and munitions work; a factory for the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen; the dye industry; materials required by railways; and the allocation of government contracts.
Dates: 03 Jan 1918 - 05 Mar 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Priorities Committee: minutes., 04 Jan 1918 - 06 Sep 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/40
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: General Jan Smuts [South African Representative on the Imperial War Cabinet]; [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War; WSC, Minister of Munitions; [1st] Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth] Air Minister; and Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service and Reconstruction.Subjects discussed include: shipbuilding; labour for construction work; use of existing buildings for government departments; the dye...
Dates: 04 Jan 1918 - 06 Sep 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Ordnance Survey maps, 1888 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/63
Scope and Contents Ordnance Survey maps showing tramways, railways and generating stations in London:1. Ordnance survey map of London, No. 271, showing the Royal Observatory and the surrounding area, 1894.2. Ordnance survey map of South East London, No. 11 SE, 1894-1896 edition.3. Large scale ordnance survey map of the Royal Observatory and the surrounding area, 1900.4. Ordnance survey map of London marked to show the nearest points of the rail systems to the Royal Observatory,...
Dates: 1888 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Origin and Results of the Clearing System, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/297
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'The Origin and Results of the Clearing System, which is in operation on the Narrow Gauge Railways, with Tables of the Through Traffic in the year 1845', detailing the work done by the Railway Clearing House.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on buildings and grounds, 1831 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/47
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to Greenwich Park, 1831-1848.Correspondence with the Greenwich Police, 1840-1846, including Acts of Parliament concerning Greenwich: 'An Act for repealing an Act of the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for the better relief and employment of the poor in the Parish of East Greenwich, in the County of Kent, and for repairing the highways and cleansing the streets, thereof and for making more effectual provisions in lieu of the said Act',...
Dates: 1831 - 1848
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on buildings and grounds, 1862 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/50
Scope and Contents Notes and letters regarding the archaeology of the buildings and grounds of the Royal Observatory, 1863-1867.Reports and letters relating to the fire at the Magnetic Observatory, 19 March 1862.Letters on the destruction of the view of the Meridian Mark at Chingford Hill, 1867.Letters concerning the fire-proofing of the South East Dome Chronometer Room, 1867.Note and plan concerning slate shelves for the Record Room, 1867.Notes concerning the extension of...
Dates: 1862 - 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on buildings and grounds, 1867 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/51
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the erection of a depot for Royal Observatory publications, the Magnetic House screen and the height of the Transit Circle Room, 1868.Letters on the rubbish collecting in the Park and the presence of strangers in the Park at night, 1868-1872. There is also an envelope, dated 6 January 1868, containing newspaper cuttings on Fenianism, including a piece of paper with the words 'Wednesday Night'.Correspondence regarding the opening of the ground to repair...
Dates: 1867 - 1872
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on buildings and grounds, 1873 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/52
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the painting of the exterior of the Royal Observatory, 1873.Letter regarding the appointment of Col. C. Pasley, Royal Engineers, as Director of the Engineering and Architectural Works, 1873.Note concerning the raising of the wall curb in the South Dome, 1875.Note concerning the insertion of fire plugs on the large maps in the Octagon Room, 1873.Measurements and cost of slate shelves in the Records Room from 1851 to 1867.Plan of...
Dates: 1873 - 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on electric railways, 1898 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/61
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Director of Works concerning various electric railway and power bills, including an index of bills, 1898-1907.Correspondence concerning requests for further information on the following bills, 1906: North West London Railway Company Bill; Corporation of London (Blackfriars and other bridges) Bill; Metropolitan District Railway Bill; City of London Electric Lighting Company Bill; and Additional Electric Power Supply (London) Bill.Correspondence with the...
Dates: 1898 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on electric railways, 1882 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/64
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Director of Works and London County Council concerning the new overhead tramway from Woolwich to Eltham, 1901-1910, including:1. Correspondence on measures to the taken to protect the magnetic instruments of the Royal Observatory.2. Black and white photograph of a house in 'Spencer Gardens, Eltham' sent with a letter by S.T. Stafford to the Astronomer Royal asking that he refuse permission for the new line to go into operation because it would disturb a...
Dates: 1882 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on electric tramways and railways, 1893 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/62
Scope and Contents Copies of the London County Council (Tramways and improvements) Bills, with related correspondence, 1910-1925.Correspondence with the Hydrographer and the Home Office concerning the Bexley Heath Railway Bill, 1893.Copies of Railway Bills, 1903-1921: London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Bill, 1903.Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway Bill, 1910.London Electric Supply Corporation Bill, 1910London Electric Supply Corporation Bill,...
Dates: 1893 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the Observatory's protection, 1893 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/60
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning 'Special cases out of which arose discussions as to original protective clauses', including conferences at the Board of Trade. The correspondence covers the period 1893-1903, and is mainly with the Director of Works.Correspondence with A.W. Rücker and others concerning the protection of the Royal Observatory from the production of a 'magnetic field' as a result of poor insulation between the carriages of the trains passing by the Royal Observatory,...
Dates: 1893 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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