Monthly Archives: August 2011

Crewe Works Staff Registers – case studies

Fred Newton – a case study Look for Fred Newton in the Crewe Works stuff. To do this, search for “Fred* Newton”, and set class number to 410, which will restrict the search to the LNWR documents. Note that there … Continue reading

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Crewe Works Staff Registers on Ancestry

In the previous post, I talked about the staff registers from the Crewe Locomotive Works of the London & North Western Railway Company (LNWR), later the London Midland & Scottish Railway Company (LMS). I mentioned that the main volumes contain … Continue reading

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Crewe Works Staff Registers

Ancestry have just released their collection  “UK, Railway Employment Records, 1833-1963″. This sits beautifully alongside Cheshire Archives and Local Studies’ index to the Crewe Locomotive Works staff registers (see option “Crewe railway works, c1890-1928” on the Cheshire Archives Search Databases … Continue reading

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