• Title
    Diary of Alfred Kitching
  • Reference
  • Production date
    1843 - 1844
  • Creator
    • Alfred KitchingBiography
  • Scope and Content
    The diary includes an account of the opening day of the Weardale Railway to Crook on 8th November 1843 (p.18), a proposal for a plan at a Director's meeting on the 8th December 1843 for the trimmers cabins at Middlesbrough (p.62), a special train on the Great Western Railway on 6th August 1843 went from Slough to Paddington for Queen Victoria safely delivered of a prince (p.354-5), management decisions relating to the Stockton & Darlington Railway, and the non-railway activities of the author, especially relating to Quaker meetings and his work for a local building society in County Durham.
  • Extent
    1 volume
  • Physical description
    Good condition
  • Language
  • Archival history
    Donated to the National Railway Museum by a private donor in 1999
  • Level of description
  • Repository name
    National Railway Museum, York
  • Associated people and organisations
    • Stockton & Darlington Railway CoBiography
    • Great Western Railway CoBiography
  • Subject
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