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1824 December 13th. Announcement / Meeting of the 'London Northern Railroad Company'. 'To connect Birmingham, Derby, Nottingham, Hull and Manchester, with the parts adjacent, and with the the Metropolis'. George Hibbert is Chairman and names fifteen others as Directors.   
1825 November. Report on meeting. Hibbert is Chairman.