NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 ACC/1297/NMT|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: NORTH METROPOLITAN TRAMWAYS|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.8 linear metres|
|Name of creator(s)||: North Metropolitan Tramway Company|
The North Metropolitan Tramways Company operated horse-drawn trams in north and east London. The company was established in the 1860s. In 1896 the London County Council purchased sections of the North Metropolitan Tramways network, although the company continued to operate trams along the lines under a fourteen year lease; as until the passing of the London County Tramways Act, 1896, the Council's powers did not extend to operating a tramway undertaking itself. Once the lease expired the Council fully bought out the company's networks and began direct management of the operation.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of North Metropolitan Tramways, comprising minutes of Board meetings, minutes of General meetings and minutes of Shareholder meetings.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Records arranged in one series: ACC/1297/NMT/01: Minutes.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Received in 1975 as part of an accession of records from London Transport.
See also the records of the London County Council Tramways Department, reference LCC/TWYS/GEN.
Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2009 to February 2010
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