Caledonian Railway Co Canal Department records

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1. Caledonian Railway Co
2. Caledonian Railway Co Canal Dept
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Work log books with records of repairs, dock improvements, hours worked, cargoes and other records of ships passing through the Forth & Clyde Canal (mainly Lock 16), 1836-1923. Includes log kept by Thomas Wilson, Works Supervisor at Grangemouth Docks, 1840s and letter books of John Spence, canal overseer, 1860s-1880s. Grangemouth harbour turn books, shipping lists, tonnage lists, dredger "Caledonian" weekly returns, Grahamston swing bridge records, South Alloa harbour regulations.

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From 1867 until 1923 the Forth & Clyde Canal Co was run by the Caledonian Railway Co. By Act of Parliament of 20 July 1867 (30 & 31 Vic c.106), the canal company was incorporated as the Forth and Clyde Navigation Guaranteed Company, a subsidiary of the Caledonian Railway Co. It was dissolved on 11 November 1881 under the Caledonian Railway (Guaranteed Annuities Stock No 2) Act of 8 April 1881. The Caledonian Railway Canal Department operated the canal. On 1 July 1923 the Caledonian Railway Co became part of the London Midland and Scotland Railway Co.
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