Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 277P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th March 2020

SRA Postal Auction: Early and Historical Paperwork

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Lot 176 BERKS AND HANTS EXTENSION RAILWAY share call receipt for £10 shares dated 1860. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 264

Lot 177 BIRMINGHAM SOUTHAMPTON AND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAYS stagecoach receipt for carriage and porterage to railway stations at Devizes, Melksham, Bath, Wells and Exeter. Small size, dated 1838. £10

Lot 178 BISHOP AUCKLAND & WEARDALE RAILWAY payment receipt for £500 dated 1846 issued at their Darlington office. Ornately printed with engraving of company loco and coal wagons in country scene. - Sold for £60 to bidder number 2028

Lot 179 BLACKBURN CLITHEROE AND NORTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY receipt for payment of the first share call. Ornate scrolled title, blue paper, dated 1847. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 4137

Lot 180 BOLTON BLACKBURN CLITHEROE AND WEST YORKSHIRE RAILWAY report of the committee re the proposed agreement with the East Lancashire Railway. Foolscap sized, 3pp dated 1850. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 3937

Lot 181 BRIGHTON AND CHELTENHAM DIRECT RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line. Dated 1845. Folded, fold tears and weak at folds. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 2799

Lot 182 BRUNEL. Quantity of documents said to be from Brunel's office re the famous court case between the GWR and contractors MacIntosh. The case started in 1847 and went on for over 20 years. Includes a copy of the contract. (Qty) - Sold for £430 to bidder number 2661

Lot 183 CARDIFF RAILWAY COMPANY document for the lease of a foundry at Bute West Dock to the British Portland Cement Manufacturers. 8pp on vellum plus small plan of land involved. Dated 1913. £10

Lot 184 CARLISLE CITADEL STATION statement showing the costs of the station and additional charges due in respect of the enlarged station. 2pp dated 1886. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1426

Lot 185 CHELTENHAM AND OXFORD RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 3pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £55 to bidder number 7695

Lot 186 CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY from Manchester via Macclesfield to Derby prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1844. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 246

Lot 187 CRAVEN JUNCTION RAILWAY notice to owners, lessees and occupiers re land needed for construction of the railway. Large size, 4pp on blue coloured paper, folded, dated 1865. £10

Lot 188 DARTMOUTH RAILWAY COMPANY large size prospectus, 4pp, dated 1853. Opens to show map of proposed line. Fragile, fold tears, faults and staining. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 7695

Lot 189 DAVENTRY RAILWAY COMPANY counterfoil side page from a book of share certificates. Unused, dated 186x. £10

Lot 190 DEAN FOREST MONMOUTH USK AND PONTYPOOL RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp including map of line, dated 1852. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 766

Lot 191 DEVIL'S BRIDGE RAILWAY prospectus. Foolscap size, 4pp dated 1871. - Sold for £70 to bidder number 2661

Lot 192 GAINSBOROUGH SHEFFIELD AND CHESTERFIELD RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp plus map of line. Dated 1844. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1645

Lot 193 GER headed notepaper from the RMS St.Denis on the Harwich - Hook of Holland Service. Illustration of ship at top. Used in 1922. £10

Lot 194 GREAT WEST OF ENGLAND OR SOUTH - WESTERN AND EXETER EXTENSION RAILWAY 4pp large sized form for detailing property to be taken. Dated 1845. £10

Lot 195 GREENWICH COLLIERY RAILWAY foolscap sized statement in opposition to the bill to extend a waggonway from the colliery in Northumberland. 4pp, undated. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 7577

Lot 196 INVERNESS & ABERDEEN JUNCTION RAILWAY small sized envelope with company coat of arms embossed on rear flap. Used 1859. £10

Lot 197 KETTERING THRAPSTON AND HUNTINGDON RAILWAY COMPANY circular to guaranteed stockholders re exchange of stock for Midland Railway stock. 4pp dated 1897. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 979

Lot 198 Four items of LEEK & MANIFOLD VALLEY LIGHT RAILWAY paperwork. Prospectus (1898), letter of allotment (1899), newspaper advert proof (1898), director's report (1908). (4) - Sold for £18 to bidder number 2780

Lot 199 LONDON, SALISBURY AND YEOVIL JUNCTION RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £28 to bidder number 249

Lot 200 NEWTOWN & MACHYNLLETH RAILWAY share transfer certificate. Ornate title, printed on blue paper, dated 1861. Creased. £10

Lot 201 NORTH CORNWALL RAILWAY application form for shares with banker's receipt attached. Unused. Dated 1884. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 1144

Lot 202 SHEFFIELD NOTTINGHAM AND LONDON DIRECT RAILWAY prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £40 to bidder number 1645

Lot 203 SHEFFIELD, BUXTON, LEEK, POTTERIES AND CREWE RAILWAY printed foolscap sized circular dated 1845 concerning proposal for the railway. - Sold for £8 to bidder number 757

Lot 204 SOUTH WALES RAILWAY share transfer certificate for 30 £50 shares dated 1853. Ornate title, not cancelled, good condition. - Sold for £75 to bidder number 486

Lot 205 SWANAGE RAILWAY "Notice to Treat". 4pp foolscap sized form detailing property to be taken in Swanage. Blue paper, dated 1884. No plan of land. - Sold for £100 to bidder number 249

Lot 206 SWINDON, MARLBOROUGH & ANDOVER RAILWAY. Collection of six documents dated 1869 - 1875 mainly relating to the opening of the railway, including programme of opening day events, admission ticket, ceremony of turning of the first sod, etc. (6) - Sold for £140 to bidder number 3752

Lot 207 Seven NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND MID - DERBYSHIRE RAILWAY paperwork items including land purchase documents, parliamentary bill, etc. (7) £5

Lot 208 Two DUNDEE & PERTH RAILWAY COMPANY and six DUNDEE & PERTH & ABERDEEN RAILWAY JUNCTION COMPANY paperwork items mostly referring to share calls. Dated 1847 - 1850. (8) £10

Lot 209 WORCESTER HEREFORD & GLOUCESTER RAILWAY through Malvern with a branch to Ledbury prospectus. Large size, 4pp, dated 1845. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 3409

Total number of Lots in Early and Historical Paperwork: 34.

The minimum bid value is shown after each item's description.