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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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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Elliston [MP for Blackburn, Lancashire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; B Hiscott [Clerk to Epping Council] (4).Other subjects include: equal job opportunities for women; requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; Sunday trading; local transport matters; licensing laws; a pension query from a constituent; farming issues; general constituency business.Also includes: a map of the Epping area indicating the position of a crossing over a railway line.
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/18A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leslie Hore-Belisha, Minister of Transport, on a rail accident at Wormley [Hertfordshire] (2); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (31); Cecil Pike [MP for Attercliffe, Sheffield, Yorkshire] and Robert Hudson [MP for Whitehaven Division of Cumberland] on speaking in WSC's constituency; Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] on local housing and health provision.Other subjects include: constituency opinion on WSC's stance over...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Ha., 28 Sep 1939 - 27 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/76A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: C M Campbell [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War, from 1944 known as Mrs C M Charlton] (7); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (9); E A Baker [secretary at Ministry of Food] (6); Sir Robert Renwick on opposition to the Minister of Supply [Leslie Burgin], including a memorandum on the Ministry of Supply (1939) and on the French process of aluminium production.Other...
Dates: 28 Sep 1939 - 27 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence I-L., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/47A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (9); Sir Samuel Hoare [Home Secretary] on a constituent's complaint of police inaction at a political meeting.Other subjects include: a device for ARP; WSC's position in relation to his constituency party; pension and employment queries from constituents; a dispute between Messrs. Leslie and Godwin Ltd. and the Guild of Insurance Officials and other insurance matters; international affairs,...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester., Dec 1905 - Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/8
Scope and Contents Material relating to WSC standing for election as Liberal candidate for Manchester. Includes correspondence with constituents concerning WSC's stance on various issues including: pharmacies, the Education Act and working conditions for teachers, vaccination, the identification of boxes manufactured abroad, railways, the registration of architects and accountants, female suffrage, Home Rule, Income Tax, temperance, taxation, Free Trade, shops, vivisection, and Chinese labour in South Africa.
Dates: Dec 1905 - Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/104A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (20), John Harvey, Chairman [1954 - 56] (9) and Donald Forbes, Vice-Chairman, later Chairman [1956 - 61] (6), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, Barlow-Wheeler's future employment and the 1959 General Election; F J Matthews, Chairman, Industrial Life Insurance Offices, on...
Dates: 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with representatives of Woodford Conservative Association., Nov 1950 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/12A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Cedric] Wordsell, Secretary and Agent [until 1951] (9); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952] (18); Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (17); W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Secretary and Agent [from 1952] (40); Malcolm McCorquodale; Rowland Arnison, Chairman [1952-1954] (4); John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [1952-1954], Chairman [1954-1956] (9); Squadron Leader Albert Cooper inviting WSC and CSC to lunch; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary]; George Christ...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 50 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until review on 1 January 2027.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Sep 1946 - Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/40A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: constituent F C Bacon (4); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; constituent M A F Hayhow (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (19); Stuart Mallinson; [Edward] Butler, Surgeon, London Hospital; H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (4); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on George Cantacuzino, father of Sherban...
Dates: Sep 1946 - Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 2-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - Z., 15 May 1945 - 01 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/55
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Nenk, Private Secretary to the Minister of Education; Basil Dickinson, Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport; Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council (3); Derek Stephen, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Graham Mills; Sir James Hawkey [Chairman, Woodford Conservative Association] (2); [?] Dinah Pratt [former Honorary Secretary, Epping Division Conservative Association]. Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: 15 May 1945 - 01 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 11 - 17 and 184, closed for 75 years until 2026 on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive and personal information about potentially living individuals.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Oct 1947 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Enoch Powell and Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent Lawrence Yardley (4). Also...
Dates: Oct 1947 - May 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 49-61 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2045.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Apr 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (3); [Arthur] Peterson [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Michael] Barrington-Ward, Divisional General Manager, London North Eastern Railway (4); Nora Sabel, Private Secretary to Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (6); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative...
Dates: Apr 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Jun 1947 - Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/41A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury (3); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] and Reginald Maudling of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; constituent A F Morris (4); John Henniker[-Major, later 8th Lord Henniker, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; [Robert] McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign...
Dates: Jun 1947 - Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Sep 1948 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (9); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (9); [Arthur] Halls, Private Secretary [to the President of] the Board of Trade; [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; [Derek] Stephen [Assistant Principal] War Office (2); Herbert Truelove, Honorary Secretary, Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Chamber of Commerce (6); Reginald Maudling of the...
Dates: Sep 1948 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 173-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K - Z., 24 Aug 1948 - 13 Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/60
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen, [Joint Director] Conservative Research Department (3); George Giles, Secretary, Association of Optical Practitioners, on the shortage of glasses; R J Powell, constituent (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by various individuals including Monica Graham, WSC's secretary.Other subjects include: housing and taxation enquiries; war damage claims; compensation for the adjustment of borough boundaries; accommodation problems for the National...
Dates: 24 Aug 1948 - 13 Aug 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 184 - 187, closed for 100 years until 2051 on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive medical information about a potentially living individual.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, S - T., 28 Jul 1947 - 21 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/82A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (8); F J Sharman, constituent (4); John Langland, County Education Officer for Dorset; Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Terence Grady, [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Stuart Gilbert, Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government (2); [Walter] Leonard Allinson, Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 28 Jul 1947 - 21 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 355 - 358, closed for 100 years until 2054 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Proposals for railways, 1840 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/448
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding proposals for railways, including a paper on the proposed Great Northern Junction Railway, with a map by J. Blackmore; an article in 'The Sun' on rail links with Dublin; papers on the Eastern Union Railway, with a map of rules in Eastern England; J. Rennie's report on the London and Norwich Direct Railway; the prospectus of the Direct Northern Railway Company; a survey of Steddale Tunnel by T. Colby; a report by F. Smith on atmospheric railways (1842); a copy...
Dates: 1840 - 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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Public and Political: General: Political: Conservative Party literature for the 1951 election., 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/123
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: the Conservative election manifesto; leaflets and pamphlets issued by Conservative and Unionist Central Office and others; editions of the Sunday Dispatch and the Northern Echo; leaflets on voting.Subjects covered include: international affairs, including the Empire, the Commonwealth and Europe; national output, nationalisation and other industrial matters; housing matters; food supplies; old-age pensions; families; farming; rail transport.
Dates: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Defence - correspondence with Prime Minister Clement Attlee., Mar 1946 - Aug 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/29A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2); A V Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] on Czechoslovak railways; Francis Graham-Harrison, Laurence Pumphrey (2), and Paul Osmond, Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister; Laurence Helsby [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Antony Head (2); 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann]; Clement Davies [Leader of the Liberal Party]. Also includes notes and...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Aug 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: various Conservative Party papers., Jul 1946 - Feb 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/17
Scope and Contents Includes copies of: papers on road, rail, and London Transport, the European Recovery Programme, trade, and the 1953 conference location; Conservative "Weekend Talking Points" on prices, unemployment, the liberal vote, and the cost of living; propaganda flyers; public opinion summary; galley proofs of "We shall win through" (October 1952) on the economy, domestic and foreign policy, and defence; Weekly News Letters.Also includes correspondence from: Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Feb 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Rail Dispute, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 3/3/65
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Files on subjects from 'C' to 'W'.
Dates: 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Railway Eccentrics, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/294
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'Railway Eccentrics. Inconsistencies of men of Genius Exemplified In the Practice and Precept of I.K. Brunel, Esq and in the Theoretical Opinions of C A Saunders Esq. By Vigil', containing quotes from I.K. Brunel and attempts to show their inconsistency over time. There are also quotes from C.A. Saunders.
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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Railway Magazine and Annals of Science, 1837-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/301
Scope and Contents An edition of 'The Railway Magazine and Annals of Science' including articles relating to the question of gauge.
Dates: 1837-07
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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Railway Results, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/304
Scope and Contents A booklet entitled 'Railway Results or the Gauge Deliverance. A Dramatic Sketch. By Sir Fortunatus Dwarris', comprising a play in five acts relating loosely to the building of a new line.
Dates: 1845
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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Railways and Transport, 1942 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 3/181-186
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.
Dates: 1942 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Reasons for Adopting Uniformity of Gauge

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/302
Scope and Contents An undated booklet titled 'A Railway Traveller's Reasons for Adopting Uniformity of Gauge Addressed to I.K. Brunel, Esq', attempting to describe the inconvenience to the traveller of a break in gauge.
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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