RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D5598
TitleBritish Rail: London Midland Division
DescriptionBook of rates per ton of merchandise carried between Great Britain and Ireland, 1924-1953
Volume of abstracts of leases to the Company, 1901-1924
Supplementary rate book used for notices relating to passenger services, mileages and fares, 1951-1963
Account book, monthly summaries of current account and rentals, 1943-1952
(4 vols)
Draft Land Value returns including some plans, 1911-1914 (1 bdl)
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Archive CreatorBritish Rail: London Midland Division
Administrative HistoryThe London Midland Division of British Rail was established on 1 January 1948 under the Transport Act of the previous year. Its immediate predecessor company was the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, which had been founded in 1923 from the amalgamation of the Midland Railway Company and a number of smaller railway companies. The Midland Railway Company itself dated back to 1844, when it was formed from the North Midland, Midland Counties and the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway Companies.
Custodial HistoryThese records were transferred to Derbyshire Record Office in November 2001
Organisation Sub-TypeRailway companies
RelatedMaterialFor further records relating to the Midland Railway Company and to rail transport in Derbyshire, see D3220, D4107, D4623, D4655 and D5092.
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