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Railway Shares, Maps and rare paperwork

Item Reference: FG44180

Railway Shares, Maps and rare paperwork

Great Britain, Northumberland, The North Sunderland Railway Company, Share Certificate for three shares at £10 each, 18 January 1898, no.80, to John Robson Johnson of Slate Hall, embossed company seal lower left, purple stamp and signature overprint on front; together with original company prospectus, unused company application form for shares and maps (2) of the railway line.

First extremely fine, the others clean, generally very fine, a unique group.

The company was formed in the year 1898 (date of the certificate) and opened a line from Chathill on the main North Line from Seahouses. The line was used to transport coal, livestock and other commodities. The last train ran in October 1951. (5 Items)