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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 225 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/82-90
Scope and Contents Description by Louis Brennan of the technical and commercial development of his monorail system. Typescript.
Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1903]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/91
Scope and Contents Diagram of a passenger car for the Manchester and Liverpool Electric Express Railway.
Dates: [c 1903]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/92-93
Scope and Contents Prospectus of the Manchester and Liverpool Electric Express Railway Company. Printed. 6, [2p. Sent with CHAR 2/46/74-49].
Dates: 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jan 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/7-13
Scope and Contents Letter from W H Shaw, port steward of the British Yukon Navigation Company (White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada) to WSC praising him, David Lloyd-George and the Government generally for their measures "for the benefit of the struggling masses." He describes: the poor living conditions he experienced in Huddersfield [Yorkshire] before leaving about 27 years earlier and their bad effects on morality and on the fitness of men enlisting for the Army; his approval of the Government's land reform...
Dates: 08 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/23
Scope and Contents Letter from Louis Brennan (Brennan Factory, Gillingham, Kent] to WSC (Home Office) on his work to produce improved designs for the construction of his [monorail] cars in Germany. Signed typescript.
Dates: 16 May 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/59/33
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Dartmouth House, 2 Queen Anne's Gate, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his successful speech in Belfast [Ulster] and enclosing a memorandum and correspondence on the Trans-Persia railway scheme [not present].
Dates: 09 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/60/45
Scope and Contents Cutting from the "Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury" on the forthcoming discussion at the conference of the Royal Economic Society on railway nationalisation and the financial relations of Great Britain and Ireland.
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/56
Scope and Contents Letter from John Morley [later Lord Morley] (India Office) to WSC on government funding [for Louis Brennan's gyroscopic monorail system].
Dates: 13 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/7
Scope and Contents Letter from Louis Brennan (Woodland, Gillingham, Kent) to WSC announcing that the India Office have agreed to grant him (Brennan) £5000 and that the War Office will give him the use of the torpedo factory and other facilities for the development of his monorail system.
Dates: 11 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/8
Scope and Contents Letter from John Morley [later Lord Morley (India Office) to WSC enjoining secrecy [? about the grant to Louis Brennan for his monorail system].
Dates: 15 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/38-40
Scope and Contents Telegram from Alfred Jones (Liverpool) to WSC congratulating him on his recent remarks about monopolies and reporting that he (Jones) is about to go to Manchester to meet Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and to discuss policy on the railways and cotton-growing.
Dates: 10 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/87-90
Scope and Contents Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Head Quarters, Southern Command, Tidworth House, Andover, [Hampshire]) to WSC on: WSC's report on the French army manoeuvres; Lloyd George's successful intervention in the railway dispute; the reform of the Territorial Army and the South African constitution as the main achievements of the present government. Signed typescript.
Dates: 18 Nov 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/31/11
Scope and Contents London traffic: printed confidential memorandum for the Cabinet by David Lloyd George considering the means of dealing administratively with some of the problems identified in the report of the Royal Commission on the Means of Locomotion and Transport in Greater London. 5, [1p].
Dates: 28 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/38
Scope and Contents Letter from Frederick Verney MP (12 Connaught Place, Marble Arch, [London]) to WSC inviting him to a dinner at the House of Commons to be attended by David Lloyd George and managers and workers in the railway industry with an interest in Boards of Conciliation. Praises the remarks of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] about Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.
Dates: 27 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/41-42
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Churchill (Rolleston, Billesdon, Leicester) to WSC congratulating him [on his election for Dundee [Scotland]]. Refers to his experience on the board of the Great Western Railway, offers to provide information about the railways and urges WSC to meet the GWR's general manager.
Dates: 10 May 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Aug 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/12-13
Scope and Contents Letter from ? Paul Schoeberg (W.Behren-Strasse 62, [Berlin, Germany]) to WSC on: the copy of the life of Lord Randolph Churchill which WSC sent him; the current slowness of business being blamed by many people in England on free trade in Germany; the unpopularity in Turkey of the Dette Publique and the Regie des Tabacs and what the attitude of the "Powers" should be to this issue; Schoeberg's forthcoming trip to see the Baghdad Railway [Iraq]. Typescript copy of this letter at CHAR 2/35/10-11.
Dates: 13 Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([Blenheim]) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] on: 5th Lord Lansdowne's rejection of the suggestion that the House of Lords will reject the Budget Bill; the formulation of legislation on unemployment and infirmity insurance and labour exchanges; the need for some form of state control of the amalgamations of railway companies; the impending large government measures on finance and unemployment; the report of the Afforestation Commission. Copy in the hand of...
Dates: 26 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/50-51
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] agreeing that Harold Tennant should replace Sir Hudson Kearley at the Board of Trade and enclosing the report of the trade unionists who went to Germany to study unemployment insurance and labour exchanges. Advocates following the German example with a large programme of social legislation to underpin existing voluntary agencies; in particular: labour exchanges and unemployed insurance, infirmity insurance, a...
Dates: 29 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/86-92
Scope and Contents Report by [WSC] to [Sir Edward Grey, later Lord Grey of Fallodon] of his conversation with Count Paul von Wolff-Metternich [the German Ambassador]. Refers briefly to WSC's plans to visit Germany and see labour exchanges and the army manoeuvres, and to the situation between the Government and the House of Lords and the prospects for a General Election. Followed by lengthier considerations of: German naval armament and the German claim that it had been exaggerated by the British Government in...
Dates: 09 Sep 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/93-100
Scope and Contents Report by [WSC] to [Sir Edward Grey, later Lord Grey of Fallodon, Foreign Secretary] of his conversation in Germany (where he did not speak to any Germans about politics) with Enva [Enver] Bey, the Turkish military attache, on the prospects for the new regime of the Young Turks, their military organisation on the German model, the difficulties caused to British trade by the raising of Turkish customs duties, and Turkish objections to the financial arrangements for the construction of the...
Dates: 22 Sep 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/72-73
Scope and Contents Letter from William Landon, Sale Ratepayers' Association, to WSC, enclosing copy of electoral address for Sale Urban District Council Election, opposing sale of the tramways to a "Yankee syndicate".
Dates: 12 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/14-15
Scope and Contents Cuttings from The Friend [Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa]: resignation of Mr Hichens, the former Colonial Treasurer, supposedly over the national railway policy of the Transvaal and its implications for relations between the South African colonies.
Dates: 18 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jun 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/2/12
Scope and Contents Letter from George Townsend Warner to WSC, asking him to help to oppose extension of tramways in Harrow-on-the-Hill [Middlesex] [annotated by WSC, agreeing to help if the matter came before Parliament].
Dates: 18 Jun 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/72/102-103
Scope and Contents Telegram from Sir Stafford Cripps [Lord Privy Seal] (New Delhi [India]) to WSC reporting on a meeting with Lieutenant-General Ernest Wood [Administrator General, Eastern Frontier Communications] regarding road and rail building: comments on the progress of the Dimapur [India] - Tamu - Kalewa [Burma] road, the Ledo [India] - Shawbuyiwang - China road, the road to Fort Herts [Burma], and the Ledo [India] - Mogaung [Burma] railway.
Dates: 25 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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