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Bristol, Northern and Western Railway

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1824 December 13th. Meeting with Thomas Hassell, Mayor of Bristol, in the Chair and 28 (named) others to be part of the committee. 'for the purpose of opening a rail-way communication, through the medium of this city,between the northern and the western and the eastern parts of the kingdom'. [1] [2]

1825 January 24th. Meeting held at the White Lion, Bristol with Thomas Hassell in the Chair and 36 others named. Principal object is Bristol and Birmingham railway. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Friday, Dec 17, 1824
  2. The Morning Post, Saturday, December 18, 1824
  3. The Times, Thursday, Jan 27, 1825