The Bridport Railway

The Bridport Railway was a standard gauge branch line that operated in the county of Dorset in England. Starting at its junction with the Wilts, Somerset and Weymouth Railway line at Maiden Newton, the line ran to the town of Bridport and for a period on to West Bay, also known as Bridport Harbour.

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Great Western Railway Shareholders Index

Unfortunately for me this is not an index of railway staff, which is the connection most of my own ancestors had with the Great Western Railway,  but of shareholders in the railway between 1835 and 1910 compiled by The Society of Genealogists from the ledgers created by the company and now in the Society’s possession.

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