Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 165P, Closing Date: 18 October 2013

SRA Postal Auction: Early Paperwork

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Lot 176 WORCESTER AND ABERYSTWITH JUNCTION RAILWAY fully headed Parliamentary notice from the solicitors re building of the railway. 4pp dated 1876. Folded, sent postally with stamps attached. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 2004

Lot 177 LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY poster type "Table of Passengers' Fares". 20"x16" dated May 1845. Good condition. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2799

Lot 178 LONDON AND PORTSMOUTH RAILWAY WITH BRANCHES TO SHOREHAM, FAREHAM AND REIGATE fully headed printed schedule dated 1844. Details land to be taken for the railway 4pp, folded. - This item was not sold.

Lot 179 OPEN LETTER from the committee of coal owners to Thomas Meynell (Chairman of the Tees Navigation Company) re charges. Dated 1828. Edge faults. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 861

Lot 180 NORTH MIDLAND RAILWAY share call receipt dated 1842. Plus similar Northern Counties Union Railway receipt dated 1847 and Midland Railway receipt dated 1866. (3) - Sold for £50 to bidder number 356

Lot 181 GNR share transfer certificate for £25 shares dated 1847. Ornate title, red and black print, good condition. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 7020

Lot 182 LONDON & MANCHESTER DIRECT INDEPENDENT RAILWAY COMPANY (Remington's Line) 2pp letter detailing the winding up arrangements for the company. Printed on blue paper, dated December 1849. - This item was not sold.

Lot 183 Twelve BANBURY AND CHELTENHAM DIRECT RAILWAY paperwork items including reports, accounts, letters and circulars, many relating to shares. Dated 1870s - 90s. (12) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 359

Lot 184 NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY large sized form for the allotment of new stock with instalment vouchers attached. Dated 1891. Plus two NER share certificates for £2000 and £50 of 'Four and a Half per cent Redeemable Preference Stock'. Ornate side embellishment, printed on dark blue paper, unissued and undated, stamp cancelled. (3) - Sold for £20 to bidder number 1375

Lot 185 WEAR VALLEY RAILWAY part pre-printed receipt for a promissory note for £3000. Cheque format, blue print with illustration of train emerging from tunnel. Signed by Henry Pease and other directors. Dated 1850. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 7023

Lot 186 STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY collection of 7 delivery tickets from colliery and lime works dated 1850s. Plus Mineral Department memo dated 1859. (8) - Sold for £30 to bidder number 7023

Lot 187 REPORT on the London and Blackwall Commercial Railway Bill by the parliamentary committee, dated June 1837. 13pp including list of shareholders. Disbound, spine taped. - Sold for £24 to bidder number 2799

Lot 188 MANCHESTER, SHEFFIELD AND LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY banker's receipt for the third instalment for £6 preference shares. Foolscap sized, dated 1851. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 7020

Lot 189 RAILWAY PASSENGER ASSURANCE COMPANY large sized policy document. Locomotive engraving top centre, dated 1862. Plus "Insurance Ticket" on blue paper dated 1853 and "Cover Note" dated 1932. (3) - This item was not sold.

Lot 190 Seven circulars to KINGTON & EARDISLEY RAILWAY shareholders re a disputed offer for the company by the GWR. Dated 1890 - 1896. Plus Llynvi & Ogmore Railway circular to shareholders on a similar matter. Dated 1880. (8) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1783

Lot 191 LNWR agreement to buy land in Liverpool for the Speke and Edge Hill widening. Foolscap sized, 4pp including plan of area affected. Dated 1888. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1426

Lot 192 BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY share transfer certificate for one share dated 1836. Plus similar GWR example for £100 shares dated 1844. (2) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 3722

Lot 193 BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY director's report and accounts for the half year ending December 1858. Large size, 8pp, folded. - This item was not sold.

Lot 194 LONDON OXFORD & CHELTENHAM RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp dated 1846. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1871

Lot 195 LONDON OXFORD CHELTENHAM GLOUCESTER TEWKESBURY AND HEREFORD RAILWAY (Direct Line) prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map. Circa 1845. Spine split causing separation into two halves. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1871

Lot 196 SURREY GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map, folded, dated 1845. Small tears at folds. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 249

Lot 197 BRIGHTON & CONTINENTAL RAILWAY prospectus. Foolscap size, 2pp dated 1846. Some foxing. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 249

Lot 198 LONDON & BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY HOTEL & DORMITORIES prospectus. Large size, 4pp including plan and illustration, dated April 1838. Folded, fragile, tape repairs at folds. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 1426

Lot 199 NER agreement to purchase land at Hill Top from Joseph and Henry Pease and others. Large sized four page document with plan attached. Dated 1871. - This item was not sold.

Lot 200 SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE RAILWAY large sized vellum document re nominations of surveyors and list of land owners and usage. Dated 1849, wax seal attached, signed by several local dignitaries. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 7020

Lot 201 Four RAVENGLASS AND ESKDALE RAILWAY printed circulars and two handwritten letters re financial troubles of the company. Dated 1876 - 1900. (6) - Sold for £14 to bidder number 692

Lot 202 LOUTH AND LINCOLN RAILWAY. Three printed circulars re the sale of the company to the GNR dated 1881 - 83 plus handwritten note by shareholder calculating his return on the deal. (4) - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1204

Lot 203 GWR report of the adjourned sixth half yearly general meeting. Foolscap sized, 4pp dated October 1838. Front darkened with age. - This item was not sold.

Lot 204 GWR handwritten contracts for works on the London - Bristol line. Foolscap sized, 30+ pages for work in the west London area. Dated 1838. Ex office of IK Brunel. - This item was not sold.

Lot 205 Notice on SILK announcing public procession of, and dinner for, workmen employed by R. Stephenson & Co to celebrate the passing of the Newcastle & Berwick Railway act, September 1845. 9"x8" with vignette of loco top centre. Heavily foxed. Cuts down edges, probably where framed. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 7020

Lot 206 Four WREXHAM & CONNAHS QUAY RAILWAY hand written evidence of proof from the enquiry in the 1860s. Each large sized, 4 written pages on blue paper. (4) - This item was not sold.

Lot 207 LEEK CALDON LOW & HARTINGTON RAILWAY. Small quantity of paperwork items mostly relating to applications to Parliament re borrowing powers. Dated 1909. - This item was not sold.

Lot 208 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp circular No.653 dated August 1875 re the renaming of California station on the LBSCR to Belmont. - This item was not sold.

Lot 209 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp circular No.685 dated February 1876 re oysters and detailing their reclassification. - This item was not sold.

Lot 210 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp circular No.584 dated July 1874 re the opening of the Sutherland and Caithness Railway, listing the new stations. - This item was not sold.

Lot 211 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp circular No.605 dated January 1875 re the opening of stations on the MR Mansfield & Worksop branch to goods traffic, listing the stations concerned. - This item was not sold.

Lot 212 MIDLAND RAILWAY 1pp circular No.594 dated May 1892 re the conversion of the GWR west of Exeter from broad to narrow gauge, detailing the trains affected by the work. Acknowledgment slip removed. - This item was not sold.

Lot 213 Large quantity of MIDLAND RAILWAY circulars. Many foolscap sized, 2 - 4pp, various subjects, dated late 1890s - early 1900s. Varying condition, most with acknowledgement slips removed. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1291

Lot 214 Large quantity of MIDLAND RAILWAY circulars. Mostly 1pp, various subjects, dated 1870s. Varying condition, most with acknowledgement slips removed. (Qty) - Sold for £110 to bidder number 1291

Lot 215 END OF COLLECTION selection of mostly share related paperwork items including examples from NER, MR, NSR, LBSCR, LNWR. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 216 Small quantity of EARLY PAPERWORK mostly relating to WB Fowler, an apprentice to George Robert Stephenson. Includes an indenture signed by George Robert Stephenson unfortunately in very poor condition. (Qty) - This item was not sold.

Lot 217 ALBUM containing 60 items of paperwork from GWR constituent companies including several Welsh undertakings. (Qty) - Sold for £100 to bidder number 322

Lot 218 ALBUM containing 60 items of GWR paperwork. Good variety. (Qty) - Sold for £85 to bidder number 322

Lot 219 Approx 50 items of paperwork from SMALL AND MINOR RAILWAYS. A number of Welsh narrow gauge items noted. (Qty) - Sold for £80 to bidder number 1555

Lot 220 Approx 60 items of paperwork from IRISH RAILWAY companies including smaller undertakings. (Qty) - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1555

Total number of Lots in Early Paperwork: 45.

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