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Re: Useful Web sites

Postby Newport_rod » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:49 am

The Michael Clemens website is a source of GW and BR(WR) WTTs and some GWR, RR & TVR Deposited Plans and Sections

http://www.michaelclemensrailways.co.uk/?tok=34
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Re: Useful Web sites

Postby SimonPencader » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:34 pm

For anyone researching Victorian railways www.welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk is a goldmine. Its run by the National Library of Wales and covers a period from the early nineteenth century up to 1919. The nineteenth century papers printed verbatim reports of shareholders meetings including the directors reports and annual accounts. The correspondance gives a feel for how the railways were received (angry of Tunbridge Wells seems to have had several ancestors in West Wales in the 1850s and 60s).

Best of all, unlike the British Newspaper Archive, its free.
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Re: Useful Web sites

Postby Newport_rod » Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:18 am

SimonPencader wrote:For anyone researching Victorian railways http://www.welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk is a goldmine. .


Certainly a goldmine and thanks of Simon for drawing our attention to it. I couldn't get that link to work though, try: http://newspapers.library.wales
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