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Name: Tyne and Wear Archives Service
Postal address: Discovery Museum
Blandford Square
Town: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
County:
Post code: NE1 4JA
Telephone: 0191 277 2248
Web address: http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/archives/

305 documents found for Tyne and Wear Archives Service:

Code Description Date Keywords
1811

papers of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd comprises the records of Sir James Laing and Son, Sir William Doxford and Sons, J.L. Thompson and Sons, and John Crown

  construction shipwrights
1027/1-7362

records of Vickers Ltd, collection currently being listed.

  Companies
2931

records of Swan Hunter, currently not listed

  construction shipbuilding
1727

neptune

 
1769/1/-9

plans of the Calais-Douvres [sic] ferry, n.d.

  boats
2209/1

four photographs of the Argentum and its crew, n.d.

  ships mariners
430

election papers of the Tyne Improvement Commission

 
604

(catalogue pp.53-60] misc. papers of Newcastle Corporation concerning the river Tyne, including papers relating to bridges, maps and plans, Acts, byelaws, reports and other printed material

  waterways
612/1-429

papers of Clerk's Dept, Newcastle City Council, concerning bridges, including foreshore legal dispute

  rights
D/VA

papers relating to Vickers Armstrongs, including 21-4, misc. papers and photographs relating to ships

  construction shipbuilding
2521

(itemised by ship number), ship plans of Austin Pickersgill, n.d.

  construction
753/22

certificate of payment of overseas duty on coal shipped at Sunderland, n.d.

  customs levies trade fuel
1473

subscription by workmen to Newcastle infirmary, n.d.

  health sickness welfare
Austin & Pickersgill Ltd Austin & Pickersgill Ltd., shipbuilders, Sunderland: plans   Companies construction
John Crown and Sons John Crown & Sons Ltd., shipbuilders and repairers, Sunderland: plans   Companies construction maintenance
Joseph Thompson & Sons Joseph L. Thompson & Sons Ltd., shipbuilders and repairers, Sunderland: plans and specifications   Companies construction maintenance
Short Bros. Ltd Short Bros. Ltd., shipbuilders, Sunderland: plans   Companies construction
James Wilkinson Smith James Wilkinson Smith of the Sunderland Echo: papers relating to ships and shipping   media newspapers trade
William Doxford & Sons William Doxford & Sons Ltd., shipbuilders and marine engineers, Sunderland: plans   Companies construction design
Acc 4310 John Weston Adamson, shipping director: papers as director of Austin & Pickersgill, Middle Docks Engineering Co., Westwick Steam Ship Co., J. Westoll Ltd.   Companies transport
DX1301

Recorders Club, Newcastle upon Tyne minutes and subscripion lists relating to relief of widows and children of seamen lost in Admiral Duncan's fleet 1797.

  navywidow
GU/MA

papers of Company of Merchant Adventurers (incorporating Boothmen, Drapers and Mercers) including order book, 1480-1627; charter, 1554; account books, 1668-1845; apprenticeship indentures, 1692-1823

1480 - 1845 trade training commerce
543

receipts of shipping dues and fees of Newcastle Chamberlain's account books, 1508-11, 1561-1860

1508 - 1860 duties levies
GU/TH/1-274

records of the Master, Pilots and Seamen of the Trinity House of Newcstle-upon-Tyne, including order books, 1580-1884; guild book, 1826-1909; deeds, 1524-1947; cash daybooks, 1866-78; cash account books, 1832-1969; journals, 1722-62; primage account books, 1721-1843; pilotage account books, 1636-1860; lightage and buoyage account books, 1717-81

1524 - 1969 mariners
545/CT6

papers of Newcastle Admiralty Court, including papers referring to grant of jurisdiction, 1528-1605; papers relating to John Delvall, Vice Admiral, 1709-27; court book, 1664-1748; case papers, 1664-1756; commissions to take bail, 1791-2; notice of session of court, 1770

1528 - 1792 navy legal
SU/40

papers of the Company of Hostmen of Newcastle, including minute books, 1600-1975; admissions, 1600-1911; apprenticeship indentures, 1709-1822

1600 - 1975
Gu/Sh

records of the Company of Shipwrights of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, comprising 1/1-3, accounts, 1673-1740, 1748-1887; 2/1-3, fines register, 1753-1784; 3/1-2, enrollment books, 1613-1945; 4/1-5, order books, 1734-37, 1711-46, 1745-71, 1771-1800, 1813-73

1613 - 1945 construction shipbuilding
545/CT7

papers of Newcastle River Court including court books, 1645-1834; order book, 1670-1736

1645 - 1736 waterways disputes
563

papers relating to the river Tyne, including 16-79, papers relating to ballast and quays, 1653-1800; 86-118, of Ralph Gardner concerning the trade of the river Tyne comprising proceedings and orders of the Council of Trade, 1651-3; examinations, informations, depositions and answers concerning trade grievances, 1650-1

1650 - 1800 waterways disputes
394/1-57

papers relating to the Keelmen of Newcastle, including minute books, 1739-1842; cash book, 1733-97; petitions, indictments and correspondence, 1659-1866; material relating to seamen's strikes, 1792-1815, etc.

1659 - 1842 labour disputes
GU/SL

records of the Incorporated Company of Sailmakers of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1663-1948, including correspondence, 1759-1948

1663 - 1948
298

apprenticeship indentures and certificates of Guilds including of the Company of Master Mariners of Newcastle, 1694-1847

1694 - 1847 training
541

records relating to Newcastle Corporation shipping dues and dumping ballast comprising 1-3, 9-11, ledgers arranged by ship, 1811-59; 4-5, ledgers arranged by owners, 1762-1828; 6-8, ledgers arranged by port, 1715-30; 12-20, shipping books, 1748- 1835; 21-4, dues books, 1801-34; 25-33, ballast and tonnage books, 1771-1829; 34-5, corn books, 1787-1827; 36, quay dues book, 1809-13; 37, cargoes ledger, 1846-55; 38, orders to load and unload on the Tyne other than at Newcastle, 1830-43; 39, register of steam boats, 1839-58

1715 - 1859 levies duties
593

receipts for payments made by Chamberlains, 1716-24

1716 - 1724
2115/1-2

two apprenticeship indentures of block and mast makers, North Shields, 1731, Newcastle, 1809

1731 - 1809 training construction
1160/1-7

records of the Keelmen's Hospital, Newcastle, comprising minute book, 1739-1929; cash books, 1733-97; day book, 1770-1823; sick and poor book, 1739-69

1733 - 1929 medicine welfare
202

records of River Wear Commissioners comprising 1-678, maps and plans, 1000-4367, papers, 1747-1965, including committee papers, general files, letter books, letters, correspondence files, dock books and misc. files, contracts, harbour master log books, tenders and specifications, dredging record books, files and other papers, craft reports, dock master's soundings, register of tides, engineers' note books, diaries, report books, registers of moorings, assorted papers regarding cargoes, traffic abstracts, registers of shareholders, general ledgers, docks general ledgers, river general ledgers, tradesmen and personal ledgers, wharfage ledgers, works ledgers, costs ledgers, cash books, journals, account journals, port dues and charges accounts, dock rents ledgers and journals, wharfage cash books, time books and wages books, tonnage abstract books, private works accounts, byelaws

1747 - 1965
267

papers of Sunderland Port Authority (River Wear Commissioners), including minutes, 1866-1963; annual reports, 1947-56, 1968-70; order books, 1747-1866; accounts, 1763-70 [also see 2245]

1747 - 1970 waterways
797/1-2

papers relating to the River Wear Commissioners comprising accounts of charges for labour and materials, 1763-70, and legal opinion regarding quays, 1756

1756 - 1770 waterways
DX 1222 Nicholas Piper, ship's captain, Newcastle: memorandum book 1756. 1756   captain officer log
EX/NC, 1/1-37

Newcastle upon Tyne registers, 1786-1872; 2/1-17, transaction books, 1855-1931; 3, transfer book, 1856-67

1786 - 1931
EX/Su, 1/1-49

Sunderland registers, 1786-1915; 2/1-9, transaction books, 1855-1900; 3, register of sea fishing boats, 1903-32

1786 - 1932
1811 Laing

papers of Sir James Laing and Sons Ltd, including draft minutes, 1898-1908; shareholders registers, 1898-1938; ledgers, 1818-1946; ships ledgers, 1851-1946; ships particulars books, 1794-1962; specifications, 1861-1965; cost books, 1864-1966; general arrangement plans, 1926-63; ships contracts, 1848-1967; ships photographs, 1889-c.1971

1794 - 1971 Companies
923/1

bill of Matthew Bell to owners of the William and Fanny of London, 1794

1794   ships
886/1-1220

collection of mainly reports, plans, drawings and specifications of the Port of Tyne Authority, nineteenth - twentieth centuries

1800 - 1999 illustrations waterways
2084/1-5

plans of Engineers Dept, Tyne Improvement Commission, nineteenth to twentieth centuries

1800 - 1999 development construction waterways
1161

receipt, Trinity House, Newcastle, to the master of the Martha of Newcastle in respect of duties for the building of two new lighthouses at North Shields, 15 July 1811

1811   levies development construction communications navigation
1046

papers of Thomas Milton, engineer to R.W.C., including correspondence, 1812-30, reports, 1820-25

1812 - 1830
1061

records of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, 1813-68

1813 - 1868 Companies
1061/1-1492

papers of Readheads of South Shields, 1813-1968, including letter books, 1899-1964; ledgers, 1872-1924; cash books, 1882-1914; journals, 1940-63; cost books, 1909-52; wages summary books, 1909-66; engine sketch books, 1883-1940; machinery specification books, 1918-68; ships' plans, 1881-1967; photographs of ships, 1878-1966 [also see 1926, collection currently being catalogued]

1813 - 1968 Companies construction shipbuilding
932

letter from Thomas Parker, New York, to his brother Anthony, Newcastle, with reference to shipwrecks, impressment, 1813

1813   correspondence America pressganging recruitment navy
730/1-4

shipping account books and notebooks of Andrew and John White, ship and coal owners of Sunderland, c.1813-50

1813 - 1850 fuel cargo trade
237/1-53

papers of Sunderland Pilotage Authority (including Pilotage Commission Wear Pilotage Board), comprising minute book, 1871-7; pilot ruler's scrapbook, 1893-97; correspondence, 1818-1970; register of pilots, 1813-1947; wrecks register, 1876; cash books, 1914-70; misc. papers on pilot boats, 1924-36, n.d., including correspondence

1813 - 1970 waterways
374/2

papers submitted to the Treasury opposing the establishment of a branch customs house at North Shields, comprising correspondence, reports and memorials, 1815-16

1815 - 1816 Government
EXSS Port of South Shields, pilot office: register of dues, berths, arrivals and sailings. 1816 - 1949 Customs
1811 Tanner & Beckwith

ledgers of Tanner and Beckwith, Newcastle, 1819-25

1819 - 1825 Companies
715/1-11

collection of ships' logs and account books, with newspaper cuttings, 1826-98 comprising 1, account book of the Mary, 1826-32; 2, account book of the Albion, 1828-30; 3, account book of the Cerus, 1847-9; 4, page from log of the Caribbean, 1860; 5, log of an unknown ship, 1863-4; 6, log of the Belle Flower, 1886-7; 7, log of the Friends, 1873-4; 8, log of the Princess of Wales, 1874; 9, log of the Fruiterer, 1879; 10, log of the Princess of Wales, 1878; 11, log of the Ethiopian, 1888-9

1826 - 1898
418/4

articles of the Keelmen's Hospital Society, 1829

1829   medicine
962

papers of R. and W. Hawthorn Leslie and Co. Ltd, Newcastle and Hebburn (including the records of Robert Stephenson and Hawthorn Ltd) including directors reports and minutes, 1897-1938; letter books, 1886-1915; deeds, 1829-1936; patents, 1856-80; private ledgers, 1885-1940; cash books, 1885-1950; journals, 1886-1942; balance sheets, 1871-1916; machinery specifications, 1909-62; engine books, 1914-50;  records of engine work, 1914-44; list of ships, 1854-1944

1829 - 1962 Companies construction
AF Stafford Anthony Ford Stafford, shipowner, Bishopwearmouth: papers, diaries and correspondence. 1829 - 1947 journals letters
116/4

printed advertisement of Issac Taylor, sailmaker and chandler, of Newcastle, c.1834

1834   construction
DX1248 James Williamson, surgeon: diary of a whaling voyage on the Lady Jane and associated biographical information, 1835-6. 1835 - 1836 voyages whaling diary
589

minutes of Newcastle River Committee, 1836-43;

1836 - 1843 transport
882/42-8

papers of Free Trade Wharf Company Ltd of London, comprising 42/1-2, partnership papers, 1900; 43-4, deeds, 1837-1935; 45 & 47, correspondence and plans, 1866-1901;

1837 - 1935
37

sub-committee minutes of Newcastle River Committee, 1838-41

1838 - 1841 transport
1811/77-220

papers of William Doxford and Sons Ltd of Sunderland including Board of Directors minutes, 1891-1966; General Meeting minutes, 1891-1937; share ledgers and registers of members, 1900-36; private ledgers, 1891-1969; balance sheets, 1864-1956; ships specifications, 1944-65; ships particulars books, 1871-1942; general arrangement plans, c.1907-65; register of turret-deck type vessels, 1892-c.1904; photographs, 1840-1969

1840 - 1969 Companies construction shipbuilding
1479/1-306

papers of Palmers' Shipbuilding and Iron Co. Ltd of Jarrow including estimate book, 1906-8; misc. papers of Sir Charles Mark Palmer, 1840-98

1840 - 1908 Companies construction
1841/61

rule of the Equitable Marine Premium Assurance Association, 1841

1841   insurance
720/1

minute book of the Trustees of the Woodcock Charitable Institution Fund for Poor, Shipwrecked Mariners, Sunderland, 1844-1931

1844 - 1931 welfare
740

records of Sunderland Dock Co. comprising 1-5, minute books, 1848-62; 6-16, letter books, 1845-61; 17-45, financial and misc. records including register of shareholders, 1853-9, ledger, 1845-56, journals, 1845-60, cash books, 1849-59

1845 - 1862 Companies
746/1-67

papers of River Wear Watch, including minutes, 1907-66; letter books, 1924-46; occurrence books, 1846-1961; pay books, 1949-61; clerk's files, 1928-66

1846 - 1966 waterways
1045/1-2

records of J.L. Thompson, shipbuilders of Sunderland, including account of ships built, 1846-1883; progress record of ships, 1871-1947

1846 - 1947 construction
712/1

ship outfit book of Ralph and William Hutchinson of Sunderland, 1846

1846  
496/1

apprenticeship indenture of Isaac Reid to John Dale of North Shields, boat builder, 1846

1846   training construction
130

papers of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth and Co. Ltd of Newcastle (including W.G. Armstrong Mitchell and Co.) and related companies, including minutes, 1882-1949; annual reports, 1883-1943; agreements, 1880-1927; ledgers, 1847-1937; cash books, 1847-1952; journals, 1882-1929; salaries books, 1897-1940; compensation reports, 1912-33; accident registers, 1907-32; photographs of ships, 1898-1908; launching books, 1920-4.  Also Vickers Ltd of Elswick (including Armstrong Whitworth and Co. Ltd, Vickers-Armstrong Ltd) comprising Executive Committee minutes, 1913-15; joint works committee minutes, 1920-8, 1941-50, 1951-64; copy agreements, 1866-1950; apprenticeship registers, 1856-61, 1896-1928; general ledgers, 1928-40; cash books, 1928-48; general journals, 1928-51; Elswick Works annual accounts, 1928-36; balance sheets, profit and loss accounts, 1937-50; photographs, 1857-1935; plans of Elswick and Walker shipyards, 1898-1984 [access restrictions]

1847 - 1984
1202/1-34 Hall Bros.

records of Hall Bros., Newcastle (including papers of Hall Bros. Steamship Co. Ltd) comprising 1-34, papers of Hall Bros. charter books, 1938-59, cash books, 1916-38, cargo agency books, 1949-72, passenger and cargo agency book, 1951-66, ledger, 1941-74, journal, 1909-31, receipts cash book, 1951-68, receipts cash book, 1953-72; 35-67, papers of Hall Bros. Steamship Co. Ltd, including charter books, 1936-71, cash books, 1917-68, ledgers, 1897-1970, journals, 1905-61, memorandums, 1918-53, register of members and share ledgers, 1897-1934; 68-167, papers relating to Hall Bros. and Hall Bros. Steamship Co. Ltd including sailing books, 1905-63, voyage books, 1883-1964, summary books, 1921-67, repair ledgers and journals, 1921-67, insurance books and journals, 1913-71, stores and provisions journals, 1931-72, allotment books, 1942-66, ledgers, 1901-49, photographic albums, 1939-45, scrapbooks, n.d. letter book of G. Hall & Co., 1849, shipowners ledgers, 1888-1910

1849 - 1974 Companies
1361/1-1825

records of Clark Hawthorn LTd, engineers, include 1-230, papers of Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co. Ltd of Wallsend, 1849-1969, including relating to the Turbinia; 231-2, papers of Humber Graving Dock and Engineering Co. Ltd, 1959; 233-335, papers of George Clark (Sunderland) Ltd, 1938-68; 336-427, papers of Richardson Westgarth Group. 1943-65; 428-649, papers of Robert and William Hawthorn and R. and W. Hawthorn Leslie and Co. Ltd, 1870-1973; 650-1824, papers of North-Eastern Marine Ltd, 1865-1971 [collection currently being catalogued]

1849 - 1973 Companies construction
148/1-1204 papers of Port of Tyne Authority (Tyne Improvement Commission) including minutes, proceedings and reports, 1875-1968; general letter books, 1906-39; out-letter books, 1850-1905; Tyne Consolidated Fund ledgers, 1872-1956; cash books, 1872-1954, and journals, 1872-1954; Tyne Improvement Fund ledgers, 1851-1952; cash books, 1851-90, and journals, 1850-90; North and South Shields Steam Ferries ledgers, 1863-1900, journals, 1863-1900 and traffic returns, 1882-1932; Harbour lights, buoys and beacons fund ledgers, 1883-99; cash books, journals, 1883-99; River Moorings Fund ledgers, 1852-1952, cash books, 1852-90, journals, 1852-90; Tyne Piers account ledgers, 1852-1952, cash books, journals, 1852-90; 1850 - 1968 waterways
1836

papers relating to Wallsend, Neptune and Southwick yards of Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson, and Hawthorn, Leslie and Co., Hebburn, late nineteenth - twentieth centuries

1850 - 1999 construction Companies shipbuilding
DS/WS/1-157

records of Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co. Ltd, including ledgers, journals, letter books, files of correspondence with Ministry of Munitions of War, balance sheets and profit and loss accounts, contracts, wage accounts, advertisements, agency agreements, specifications, plans, photographs, late nineteenth - twentieth centuries

1850 - 1999 Companies construction shipbuilding
Port of Tyne Authority Port of Tyne Authority: records. 1850 - 1969 harbours
DF.CMP Sir Charles Mark Palmer, 1st Bt., coal owner, ironmaster and shipbuilder: letter book 1850-1879. 1850 - 1879 industry nobility shipbuilder shipwright ironworks
DX1353

Robert Wishart, ships master: voyage accounts and receipts 1851-73.

1851 - 1873 shipmaster ships
2459

letter to R. and W. Hawthorn Leslie regarding employment of men at 5 per month, 1852

1852   correspondence labour wages
373/8

articles of Newcastle Shipwrights Union Society, 1853

1853   shipbuilding
EM/WS/1-7

papers of Tyne, Wear and Tees Shipbuilders' Association including joint meetings minutes, 1892-1911; papers of Wear Shipbuilders Association including minutes, 1853-1970

1853 - 1970
131/28-9

letters from Thomas Toward, Newcastle, relating to the Hong Kong Boat Company, 1854

1854   correspondence Asia Orient
1081

list of ships built by Robert Thompson from 1855-1933

1855 - 1933 construction
895

papers of Tyne, Wear, Tees and Hartlepool Shipbuilders' Associations including Joint Meetings, 1855-1922, including minutes, 1906-11; Employers' and Representatives of Shipwrights Joint Meetings, minutes, 1909-11; Standing Committee and Reference Board, Shipwrights', Joiners' and Employers', minutes, 1895-1914

1855 - 1922
1841/1

general minutes of North of England Steam Ship Insurance Association, 1856-68

1856 - 1868
943/1-345

records of the River Wear Commissioners, eighteenth - twentieth centuries, comprising minute books, 1943-64; mortgage registers, 1857-1974; files, printed notices, Acts

1857 - 1974 waterways
1581/1-103

papers relating to G.W. and W.J. Hall, shipbuilders and repairers of Sunderland, 1858-1912

1858 - 1912 construction
894/1-320

records of the Tyne Improvement Commission, relating mainly to Northumberland Dock, Albert Edward Dock, River Staiths, 1858-1962, including register of ships, 1884-1930; dockmasters' daily log books, 1924-62; dockmasters' registers of steam vessels, 1873-85; dockmasters' registers of craft, tugs, fishing boats, etc, 1902-53; coal shipment acounts, 1874-c.1950, steamers' returns of passengers and cargoes, 1909-48; working plans, 1920s; correspondence and memoranda files, 1933-46

1858 - 1962
1990/1-12

plans of Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd, 1858-1951, n.d.

1858 - 1951 construction
1456/1-7

engineering plans and drawings of the Port of Tyne Authority, 1859-1908

1859 - 1908 development construction illustrations waterways
EX/SS, 1/1-4 South Shields registers, 1859-91; 2/1-5, transaction books, 1869-1900; 1859 - 1900
1070

records of North of England Shipowners' Association, including minute and agenda books, 1871-1965; attendence book, 1945-60; annual reports, 1893-1962; newspaper cuttings, 1860-1944

1860 - 1965
3/1-113

ship registration files, 1860-1961

1860 - 1961
DS SWH

Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. (later Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd.), shipbuilders, repairers and marine engine builders, Newcastle upon Tyne (addnl); neptune yard records.

1860 - 1966 Companies construction shipwrights
1060/1-1015

records of Tyne Pilotage Commission and Tyne Pilotage Authority, including minutes, 1865-1956; War Relief Fund Minutes, 1918-26; lifeboat services register, 1861-1910; pilots' report books, 1895-1949; pilots' day books, 1885-1964; pilotage cash books, 1866-1949; papers relating to Tyne Pilots' Benefit Society, 1917-27; pilotage returns, 1902-65; notices relating to Tyne Port Health Authority, 1924, 1942; register of Tyne Life Boat Society, 1861-1910; misc. plans

1861 - 1965 waterways welfare
1353/1-3

three plans of the Tyne Improvement Commission, 1863-83

1863 - 1883 development waterways
EX/NS, 1/1-23

North Shields registers, 1866-1931; 2/1-10, transaction books, 1863-91; 3/1-5, registers of fishing boats, 1869-1949; 4/1-4, index of ships, c.1917-47

1863 - 1949
11/1-2

publicity cards for the Mercantile Dry Dock Company Ltd, n.d.; 12, account of the wreck of the SS Stanley, 1864; 13, file of Arcform Ships, 1934-7, n.d.

1864 - 1937 advertisment ships
92

shareholders' instructions, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, photographs and assorted papers relating to Tyne Tees Shipping Company, 1864-1943

1864 - 1943
1442/1-47

engineering plans and drawings of the Port of Tyne Authority, 1864-1937

1864 - 1937 illustrations construction waterways development
DT.TT Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co. Ltd.: board minutes, proft and loss accounts and balance sheets, 1864-1974. 1864 - 1974 companies minutes accounts steam
882

papers of Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Co. (formerly Tyne Steam Shipping Company Ltd), Newcastle, including corporate records 1-15, notably shareholders general meeting minutes, 1865-1919; directors' board meetings minutes, 1902-22; Newcastle committee minutes, 1903-18; secretarial papers, 1919-43; salaries books, 1867-1900, 1936-44; 16-17, freight rates and correspondence, 1870-1913, 1924-38; 18-26, vessel records, 1877-1960, including purchase agreements, 1924-52, sale papers, 1935-51, ship repair accounts, 1922-6, launch cards, 1935, steamers insurance papers, 1882-1917, damage reports, 1877-1902;

1865 - 1960 Companies
990/1-839

papers of Bartram and Sons Ltd of Sunderland, including private letter book, 1956-69; letter books, 1911-46; journals, 1865-78, 1936-68; correspondence, 1937-70; staff salaries ledgers, 1938-51; ship plans, 19-20th centuries

1865 - 1970 Companies construction shipbuilding
1714/1

financial journal of Bartram & Co., shipbuilders of Sunderland, 1865-78

1865 - 1878 Companies construction
1993/1-6

papers relating to North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. Ltd of Wallsend including memorandum and articles of association, 1865; minutes, 1865-1924; shareholders registers, 1912-24; engine plans, c.1880+

1865 - 1924 Companies construction
Tyne General Ferry Co. Tyne General Ferry Co.: plans and charts 1865 - 1907 Companies transport routes
DS.RSH

R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers, Newcastle upon Tyne: papers incl order books and plans 1865-1960.

1865 - 1960 shipbuilders engineering shipwright locomotives companies
1658/21-9

papers relating to Hill Steamship Company Ltd, 1866-1968, comprising journal, 1866-91; ledger, 1892-1904; bills payable, 1904-32; letter book, 1904-9; share certificate book, 1920-48; debt papers, 1950, 1947; four keys for company seal

1866 - 1950
986

papers of J. Nicholson, Newcastle, including 1, voyages and crew account of the Elizabeth. Hill, ship, 1866; 2, logbook of the Joseph Nicholson, 1868, 1881, with agreements and crew account

1866 - 1881 Companies travel mariners
EX/SU HM Customs and Excise, Sunderland: letter books, reports, registry papers and other records 1866 - 1969 duty correspondence
1303

ships' plans of Hawthorn Leslie & Co., Hebburn, c.1869-1968

1869 - 1968 Companies construction
1391/1-86

papers of Short Bros. of Sunderland, including ledgers, 1870-1918; cost books, 1870-1924; legal records, 1877-1926; diaries, 1881-2; records of employees, 1883-1962; correspondence, 1898-1914

1870 - 1962 Companies
714

papers of Short Bros, shipbuilders and repairers, comprising 1-5, ledgers, 1870-1918; 6-14, cost books, 1890-1924

1870 - 1924 Companies construction
1772/1

voyage book of SS Countess of Durham, 1871-3

1871 - 1873 ships travel
1811/214-87

papers of J.L. Thompson and Sons Ltd of Sunderland including private ledger book, c.1918-24; private ledgers, 1875-1933; private journals, 1944-68; ledgers, 1944-60; journals, 1961-9; balance sheets, 1921-40; general measurements, 1889-1954; ships cost papers, 1871-1944; general arrangement plans, 1941-5; ships contracts, 1935-70; ships photographs, c.1930-60

1871 - 1970 Companies construction shipbuilding
EX.NC Customs and Excise, Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne: registers of fishing boats. 1871 - 1988
2534

register of members and transfers, 1872-91

1872 - 1891
628/1-2079

papers of Stag Line Ltd, North Shields, including administrative and legal records, 1880-1969; ledgers, 1920-47; cash books, 1936-70; balance sheets, 1944-9; journals, 1933-70; charter books, 1953-66; allotment books, 1885-1972; voyage ledgers, 1929-59; insurance books, 1872-1957; steamer accounts, 1893-5; profit and loss accounts, 1885-1922; trial balance sheets, 1896-1949; bills of sale, 1895-8; records of individual ships, c.1878-1970; accident files, 1950-68, annual reports and balance sheets, 1900-1910 [access restricted]

1872 - 1972 Companies
145

papers of Pyman Bell and Co., Newcastle, including correspondence, 1892-1929; partnership agreements, 1873-90; private ledgers, 1901-19; private journals, 1877-1945

1873 - 1945 Companies
964/1-3

papers of Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd of Wallsend including minutes, 1903-50; ships particulars books, 1873-1902; printed history, 1932

1873 - 1950 Companies construction shipbuilding
Acc no. 4026 William Cleland & Co. Ltd., shipbuilders, Wallsend (addnl): shareholders register and accounts 1873 - 1937 Companies construction shipwrights
31

correspondence of Lord Stuart Rendel concerning Chinese gunboats, 1874-79, armaments for the Italia, warship, 1877-82, Canadian steamship scheme, 1904, Argentine Dock Scheme, 1909, shipbuilding policies in Canada, 1910-12, submarines, 1912, orders from Argentine, 1876-9, 1883, orders from Greece, Turkey and Egypt, 1877-80, orders from the Admiralty, 1877-81; orders from Brazil, Portugal and Russia, 1877-82, 1896-1912, orders from Belgium and France, 1878, orders from Sweden and Norway, 1878-80, orders from the Australian colonies, 1878-81 [access restricted]

1874 - 1912
882/49-51

papers regarding General Steam Navigation Co. comprising director's circular, 1875; letter to Newcastle agent, 1875; freight rates on Newcastle - London route, 1875

1875   Companies waterways transport
1506/1-7

minutes of Tyne Steam Tug Towing, 1875-1904

1875 - 1904 Companies
2263/1

salaries book of Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd, 1875-98

1875 - 1898 Construction Companies wages
46/1-3

agreements in use of wharves, 1876-86; 48, booklet on opening of Sutherland House, 1932

1876 - 1932 docks
1506/2-7

papers of Tyne Steam Tug Mutual Insurance Associations, North Shields, comprising minute books, 1877-1909; receipt and payment book, 1876-1911; survey book, 1895-1919; estimate book, 1895-1926; capital book, 1895-1933

1876 - 1933
1841/3-48

papers of North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association including minutes, 1886-1969; accounts, 1951-84; insurance records, 1879-1983; rules, 1884-1985; annual reports, 1876-1979

1876 - 1985
1506

minutes and receipts of Tyne Steam Tug (Trawler) Insurance Association of North Shields, 1876-1933

1876 - 1933
Alfred Heald Alfred Heald, ship and insurance broker, Newcastle: settlements 1876   traders underwriters
Northumberland Dock Fund ledgers

1877-1952; cash books, 1882-90, journals, 1892-1954; Dock Masters' logbooks, 1924-62; Bridge Masters' returns, 1883-1927

1877 - 1954
DX930

William T. Woodruff, ship outfitter, Sunderland: accounts

1877 - 1892 design construction finances
1016/1-61

papers of J. Westoll and J. Westoll Ltd, Sunderland, including crew lists, 1890-1937; cash books, 1879-1940; ledgers, 1880-1940; journal, 1895-1940

1879 - 1940 Companies mariners
4/1-2

scale of displacement plans, 1883, 1880; 5, register tonnage and displacement scale slide rule, n.d.;

1880 - 1883
1811 Crown

papers of John Crown and Sons Ltd of Sunderland including private ledgers, 1903-46; private journals, 1903-55; statements of account, 1903-43; ship dimensions book, 1880-1925; ships photographs, 1946-61; ship plans, 1908-22; ship contracts, 1908-22

1880 - 1961 Companies
2234/1-10

papers of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, including ships' particulars and cost books, 1880-1913; ships' performance records; private ledgers, cash books and journals, 1899-1916; bank book, 1908-21

1880 - 1921 Companies construction shipbuilding
Armstrong, Whitworty & Co. Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co. Ltd., engineers and ship builders, Elswick Works: registers of tracings sent out. 1880 - 1888 Companies construction designs
Acc No. 4093 W.J. Affleck & Co., ship brokers, North Shields: accounts and voyage books. 1880 - 1907 Companies trade commerce finances travel journals
207

booklet by P.J. Messent regarding River Tyne Improvement and flooding, 1881

1881   waterways weather disasters
238/1-56

records of Robert Farrow and Co. Ltd of Sunderland including cash books, 1881-90, 1956-64; wages book, 1912-41; photographs, 1890-1940; records of Samuel Pinkey, including ledgers, trading accounts, private ledger and book of Robert Farrow, 1914-39

1881 - 1964 Companies
Holzapfels Holzapfels (later Internation Paints), anti-fouling composition manufacturers, Newcastle: records. 1881 - 1989 Companies
DX74

journal of Argosy Steamship Co. Ltd, of Sunderland, 1882-1992

1882 - 1992 Companies
2/1-6

general arrangement plans of ships, 1894-1963; 3, rigging plan of SS Scarton, 1882;

1882 - 1963
811/1-2

papers relating to the River Weat Commissioners comprising file of papers regarding extension of Sunderland Docks, 1882-1902 and draft lease and correspondence relating to timber yard, 1900

1882 - 1902 waterways development construction wood
1826/1-57

records relating to Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, Neptune Yard, including ledgers and journals, 1882-1960; correspondence files, 1922-53; wage accounts, 1882-1955; Alex Stephen and Sons contract with French government, 1947

1882 - 1960 companies construction shipbuilding
1244/1-107

papers of Tyne Dock Engineering Co. Ltd, South Shields, including personal ledgers, 1893-1950; cash books, 1907-57; cost books, 1923-63; invoice books, 1882-1962; accident books, 1948-77

1882 - 1977 Companies
604/1188-93, 1195, 1207-8 & 1236-8

papers of Tyne Port Sanitary Authority, including annual reports, 1883-96; 1907-17; order constituting Authority, 1897

1883 - 1917 waterways
1811/ papers of George Clark Ltd, Southwick Engine Works, comprising directors report and accounts, 1937; private cash books, 1895-1910; index to contracts, 1883-1907; plans, 1896-1927; photographs, 1887-1960 1883 - 1960 Companies construction
1993/21-7

papers relating to George Clark Ltd, Southwick Engine Works, 1883-1950, including correspondence, photographs, plans, newspaper articles, private cash books, index to contracts

1883 - 1950 Companies construction
DS/WS/147-57

misc. papers of Wallsend Pontoon Company Ltd, Cardiff, 1884-94

1884 - 1894 Companies construction shipbuilding
694/1-325

papers of Linkleter's Patent Ships Fitting Co. of North Shields including balance sheets and profit and loss accounts, 1907-34; ledgers, 1913-47; journals, 1917-42; cash books, 1917-52; petty cash books, 1930-55; bank account books, 1912-32; wages book, 1934-9; patents, 1884-1024; Board of Trade certificates, 1910-30; registers and annual reports, 1934-48; stock sheets, 1924-40; photographs, 1900-40

1884 - 1955 Companies
1376/1-169

records of North East Coast Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders, comprising minutes, 1885-1957; Finance Committee minutes, 1885-1955; membership records, 1887-1967; cash books, 1884-1964; journals, 1909-1963; photographs, 1933-73

1884 - 1973
1622

papers of Newcastle Protection and Indemnity Association including minutes, 1885-1972; accounts, 1887-1981; insurance records, 1907-61; rules, 1871-1981

1885 - 1981
696/1-23

papers of D.F. and A. Black relating to shipbuilding, including photographs of ships, c.1905; invitations to launches, 1885-1914

1885 - 1914 construction
Uncatalogued Gavin Smith & Co. Ltd., ship repairers, South Shields: register of members, etc., 1885-1887. 1885 - 1887 shiprepairer Tyneside industry shipwright
1841/2

general minutes of Steam Ship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, 1886-92

1886 - 1892 insurance
1248/1-5

ships' particulars books of Hawthorn Leslie & Co., Hebburn shipyard, 1886-1942

1886 - 1942 Companies construction shipbuilding
1475/1-75

papers of Chapman and Miller, later R. Chapman & Son, later Chapman and Willan, shipowners, of Newcastle, incorporating Cambay and Carlton Steamship Companies, 1887-1966, including 1-8, voyage books of SS Cambay, 1893-8, SS Carlton, 1894-1900, 1905-13, SS Amberton, 1902-10, SS Brampton, 1887-92, SS Brighton, 1898-1905, SS Grainton, 1911-17, SS Lynton, 1890-94, 9-23; log books of SS Carlton, 1905-1917, SS Amberton, 1906-7, 1935, SS Brighton, 1907, SS Floriston, 1904, SS Generton, 1945, SS Riverton, 1902, SS Uranienburg, 1941; 24-6, ledgers and day book of Cambay Steam Ship Company, 1892-1924; payments book of R. Chapman & Son, 1906-21; 25-58, misc. photographs of ships, n.d., 1904-39; 66-8, analysis of material and labour costs, etc. for SS Prudentia, 1889, SS Rion, 1889, SS La Campino, 1889, SS Knight of St George, 1890

1887 - 1966
1476

eight weather books from the Low Lighthouse, North Shields, 1887-1921

1887 - 1921 navigation
DF.JC Joseph Finbar Clarke, historian of shipbuilding: correspondence and photograph relating to the history of R.& W. Hawthorn Leslie and Co. Ltd. 1887-1986. 1887 - 1986 shipbuilding historian Tyneside
245/1-110

papers of Chapman and Co., shipowners, comprising 1-7, ledgers, 1889-1929; 8-10, letter books, 1901-6; 11, cash book, 1901; 12, cash book SS Carlton; 13-14, ships' ledgers, 1891-1900, 1955-67; 15-91, voyage books, 1899-60; 92-108, manifests, 1923-49; 109, statement regarding SS Riverton, 1907; 110, construction plans of Armstrong, Whitworth, Walker yard, n.d.

1956, papers of Chapman and Son, shipowners of Newcastle, including 1/1-48, capacity plans, 1892-1968;

1889 - 1968 Companies
978/1-184

records of North East Coast Ship Repairers Association, including minutes, 1903-77; correspondence, 1889-1976; schedule rate for steamers and sailing vessels, 1911-61; local agreements with Trade Unions and association cash book of the Tyne Shipbuilders' Association, 1960, 1940-68; papers regarding the Tees & Hartlepool Shipbuilders Association, 1895-1965

1889 - 1976
DX903 Hawthorn Leslie Ltd., engineers and ship builders, Newcastle: letters to Sir Benjamin Browne, Hilton Ridley, Herbert Rowell and Charles Bigge. 1889 - 1911 Companies construction correspondence
Uncatalogued Mercantile Dry Dock Co. Ltd., ship repairers, Jarrow: register of members and share ledgers, 1889-1900. 1889 - 1900 dockyard shiprepairer dry dock
6/1-3

vessel specifications for SS Amberton, c.1958, SS Norton, c.1958, steel paddle steamer, 1895; 7, memorandum and articles of association of the Shipping Federation Ltd, 1890; 8, launch particulars of MV Clearton, 1959; 9-10, files on MV Demerton, 1966-7, MV Amberton, 1959, n.d.;

1890 - 1967 ships
DS/DB/1-311

papers of William Dobson and Co. including photographs, 1890-1928

1890 - 1928 Companies construction
713/1

letter book of George and Arthur Parkin, ship riggers of Sunderland, 1891-1929

1891 - 1929
1841/49-57

papers of Neptune Steamship Protecting and Indemnity Assoc. of Sunderland including minutes, 1896-1984; accounts, 1891-1983; insurance records, 1952-67; rules, 1966-7

1891 - 1984
895/36-7

records of Committee of North East Shipbuilders' Employers' Associations, including minute books, 1891-1965; letter books, 1930-44

1891 - 1965
EX.NC HM Customs and Ecsie, Newcastle upon Tyne (addnl): registers of ships 1891 - 1989
EX.NS HM Customs and Excise, North Shields (addnl): registers of ships 1891 - 1989
EX.SS HM Customs and Excise, South Shields (addnl): registers of ships 1891 - 1989
EX.SU HM Customs and Excise, Sunderland (addnl): registers of ships 1891 - 1989
DT/PR

papers of Prince Line (1895) Ltd, Newcastle and South Shields, comprising 1, ledger, 1896-7; 2, Buenos Aires ledgers, 1896-9; 3, cash book, 1897-9; 4-9, River Plate Agency journals, 1895-8, cash books, 1896-9, copy accounts, 1898, bank books, 1895-6, cash statements, 1896, telegram log, 1896-8; 10, Buenos Aires and Rosario correspondence, 1898-9; 11, freight manifests, 1892-9; 12, freight tonnage booklet, 1898-9; 13, charter parties and assoc. papers, 1895-1901; 14, passenger lists, 1895-8; 15/1-25, papers relating to individual company ships including voyage accounts, crew lists, 1895-9

1892 - 1901 Companies Americas
1811 Turret

papers of Turret Steam Shipping Co., Sunderland, comprising list of shareholders, 1901; balance sheets, 1892-1903; register of turret-deck type vessels, 1892-c.1904; photographs, c.1892-1908; freeboard papers, 1892-98; correspondence, 1897-1904

1892 - 1908 Companies
1969/1

launch invitation for HMS Resolution, 1892

1892   navy ships
895

papers of Tyne Shipbuilders' Association including minutes, 1892-1965; letter books, 1930-44

1892 - 1965
1775/1-5

certificates of discharge and service, certificate of entry into the Shipping Federation (Ltd) Benefit Fund Register, death certificate, of John G. Henry, seaman, of North Shields, 1893-1923

1893 - 1923 welfare
T114

reports of the Tyne Improvement Commission, 12 January 1893 - 23 March 1899

1893 - 1899 waterways
927/1-110

plans of the Turbinia, steam yacht, 1893-1904

1893 - 1904 construction
898/1-23

assorted papers relating to William Doxford & Sons, 1894-1977

1894 - 1977 Companies construction shipbuilding
1810/1/1-3

papers of Tyneside Shipwrights, Joiners and Employers Demarcation of Work Standing Committee including Board decisions, 1894-1930

1894 - 1930 shipbuilding
1658

papers of Witherington and Everett, shipowners of Newcastle including 1-2, ledgers, 1899-1920, 1920-68; 3, statement of accounts, 1905-55; 4, share certificates, 1919-29; 5, private letter book, 1898-1936; 6, correspondence, 1898-1944; 7, specifications, 1908-27; 8, builders agreements with John Crown and Sons Ltd, Smith's Dock Company Ltd and S.P. Austin and Son Ltd of Sunderland, 1904-27; 9, bills of sale, 1903-54; 10, general arrangement plans, 1914-27; 11, payment files, 1922-9; 12, purchase accounts and papers, 1907-17; 13, ships statements of accounts, 1906-35; 14, ships photographs, 1903-56; 18, Trinity House Lights Conference papers, 1925-9; 19, agreements, 1903-56; 20, personal effects of J.W. Witherington, 1895-1912

1895 - 1968 Companies
DX73/1-2

papers of Sunniside Steamship Co., Newcastle, comprising registers of members and share ledgers, 1895-1907; ledger, 1904-8

1895 - 1908 Companies
895/1-53

papers of Tyne and Wear Shipbuilders' Association including Boilermakers' Wage Standing Committee minutes, 1895-1919

1895 - 1919
1014

plans of HMS Bonetta, HMS Collossus, HMS Hercules, HMS Lord Nelson, HMS Queen Mary, c.1895-1910

1895 - 1910 navy ships
Port of Tyne Authority Port of Tyne Authority, Albert Edward dock: records 1895 - 1985 harbours
716/1-3

letter books of Johnson, Brown and Co. of Sunderland, 1896-1902, 1917-18, and book of unpaid invoices, 1912-22

1896 - 1922 correspondence Companies debts
Hastie & Sons R. Hastie and Sons, ships's chandlers and fishing boat store dealers, North Shields: invoices and correspondence. 1896 - 1901 Companies, sellers finances letters
T214/189-90

two copies of paper of Local Government Board constituting the River Tyne Port Sanitary Authority, 1897

1897   waterways
915 Witherington & Everett

papers of Witherington and Everett, shipowners of Newcastle, comprising 1-6, ledgers, 1899-1951; 7-24, cash books, 1898-1946; 25-6, Ministry of Transport Management Accounts, 1946-52; 27-31, cash books, 1898-1947; 32-8, journals, 1899-1952; 39-41, position books, 1920-38; 42-3, contract books, 1920-57; 44-51, invoice books, 1899-1963; 87-191, voyage books, 1900-59;

192-211, ships ledgers, 1898-1952; 212-34, ships cash books, 1898-56; 248-68, chartered ships ledgers, 1911-19; 269-475, chief officers log books, 1936-70; 476-660, letter books, 1905-1962; 667-74, photographs, n.d., 1924-58

1898 - 1974
450/1/1-3

Armstrong commemorative papers regarding launches, 1898-1911

1898 - 1911
SS Milwaukee SS Milwaukee: description of voyage from the Tyne to New Orleans 1898 - 1900 ships travel journeys America
DS.HL R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd., ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers, Newcastle upon Tyne: photograph albums including monthly progress albums 1898 - 1952 Companies manufacturers designers
AS.BSA British Shipowners' Association, Newcastle upon Tyne: reports, minutes and financial records 1898-1999. 1898 - 1999 ships Tyneside BSA accounts
Uncatalogued

R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd., ship and engine builders, locomotive engineers: papers 1898-1958.

1898 - 1958 Companies engineers engineering engines shipwright shipbuilders
1922

memorandum and articles of association of Shields Engineering and Dry Dock Company Ltd, 1899

1899   construction
British Shipbuilders: records of various constituent companies. 1899 - 1989 construction shipwrights
1654

ships plans, 20th century

1900 - 1999 construction shipbuilding
1658/16

displacement scale of John Crown and Sons Ltd, ship no.160, early twentieth century

1900 - 1950 Companies
1687

records of Doxford Engines Ltd, Sunderland, twentieth century [catalogue currently in preparation]

1900 - 1999 Companies construction shipbuilding
Tyne Authority Tyne Pilotage Authority: records 20th century 1900  
EX.NC HM Customs and Excise, Newcastle upon Tyne (addnl): records relating to Newcastle, Sunderland, North and South Shields including letter books, pier head books, collector's reports and staff records. 1900 - 1973 correspondence
Acc 4203 HM Customs and Excise, Newcastle upon Tyne (addnl): records including pre-war trade returns. 1900 - 1954 commerce
DX1191

Joseph A. Arthur, cabin boy, SS Earsdon: journal

1900   ships diaries
DS.DON Donkin & Co., steering gear manufacturers, Newcastle upon Tyne: additional records 1900 - 1983
1841/62

memor. and articles of association of the Arklow Mutual Marine Protection Association Ltd, 1901

1901   insurance
1011/1-70

papers of Shipping and Coal Co. Ltd, Newcastle, including ledgers, 1902-10, 1915-65; cash books, 1909-1963; shipments books, 1914-68; contract books, 1922-42; line account books (Amsterdam service), 1913-19; cash journals, 1915-62; voyage ledgers, 1914-25

1902 - 1968 Companies fuel exports trade
538/1-112

papers of Greenwell's Dry Dock Co., including ledgers, 1902-57; cash books, 1928-57; purchase journals, 1938-73; account books, 1934-58; technical drawings, 1951-2, n.d.

1902 - 1973 Companies
1810/2-3

rules and byelaws of the Associated Shipwights, 1902, and regulations of The Shipconstructive and Shipwrights Association, n.d.

1902   shipbuilding
915 John George Hill

papers relating to John George Hill Steamship Co. Ltd, Newcastle, comprising 62-6, ledgers, 1903-54; 67-8, ships ledgers, 1931-46; 69-82, cash books, 1903-53; 83-6, journals, 1903-53

1903 - 1954 Companies
Tyne Tees Shipping Co.

Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co. Ltd., Newcastle: records

1903 - 1976 trade Companies
EX.NS Customs and Excise, North Shields and South Shields: registers of fishing boats 1903 - 1988
1460/44-6

records of Hopemount Shipping Company comprising voyage estimate book, 1904-7; printed voyage account of the SS Royal Crown, 1919

1904 - 1919 ships travel
1810/4/1-3

lists of ships docked at Palmers' Hebburn and Jarrow docks, Hebburn and Jarrow (from 1941), 1904-44, Hebburn, 1945-70, Jarrow, 1945-65

1904 - 1970 shipbuilding
DT.SOU W.A. Souter & Co. Ltd., ship owners, Newcastle upon Tyne: additional records, mainly minutes of Sheaf Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. and Bamburgh Shipping Co. Ltd. 1905 - 1973 Companies
1765

papers of Common Bros of Newcastle, shipowners and managers, comprising 1/1-2, balance sheets, 1924-9; 2, bill book, 1906-64; 3-7, fleet cost books, 1922-48; 8, voyage estimate notebook, 1910;

1906 - 1964 Companies
1810/7

foreman carpenter's specification of steamer of R. Stephenson and Co. Ltd, 1907

1907   Companies
Acc no. 4028 Bamburgh Shipping Co. Ltd. Newcastle upon Tyne: minutes, registers, voyage books, corresp. and misc. papers. 1908 - 1976 Companies trade commerce travel letters
1658/17

Lloyds register certificate of classification and papers, John Crown and Sons Ltd, ship no.135, June - July 1909

1909   Companies insurance underwriters
585

papers of Newcastle Quaymaster and Traffic Manager, including trade and commerce committee minutes, 1909-59; passenger toll ledgers, 1928-68; quaymasters' journals, 1938-67; collection of dues, 1953-68; register of vessels passing through Swing Bridge, 1876-94; declarations of cargo, 1936-68

1909 - 1968 transport levies duties
1655/1

report to the Board of Directors and plans concerning a new naval yard at Walker, 1910-12

1910 - 1912 navy construction shipbuilding
1266/118-27

plans of SS Laconia, 1910-11

1910 - 1911 ships construction
1508/2

facsimile will of Robert Thompson, 1910

1910  
936/2-3

Scholefield Steam Shipping Co. Ltd, Newcastle annual reports, 1911-12, balance sheets, 1912-13

1911 - 1913 Companies
DX1299

Brigham & Cowan (Hull) Ltd, ship repairers: register of members, share and debenture ledger, 1911-38.

1911 - 1938 accounts register shipyard
166

records of Sharp Steamship Co., Newcastle, including ledgers, 1912-47, and cashbooks, 1918-49

1912 - 1949 Companies
DX284/1-19

papers of S.S. Snowdon Range of Sunderland and Captain E.J. Dickenson comprising agreement and crew list on voyage to Philadelphia, 1912-13; 2, correspondence and telegrams, 1913; 3, pleadings and affadavit, 1913; 4-12, photographs, 1913-25; 13, illustrated menu, 1913; 14, press cuttings, 1913-14

1912 - 1925 ships mariners travel Americas newspapers
936/4-5

Tyne and Blyth Steamship Owning Co. Ltd, Newcastle annual reports, 1912-13 and balance sheets, 1914-15

1912 - 1915 Companies
$1923/1

memorandum and articles of association of the United Kingdom Steam Tug and Trawler Insurance and Indemnity Association, 1912

1912  
9/1-2

paint record books, 1931-8; 10-12, steamer specifications, notes, plans etc., 1913-30;

1913 - 1938
Acc. no 3965

Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, shipbuilders, Tyneside: design office files.

1913 - 1966 Companies construction illustrations
Acc. no 3895 A & P Tyne Ltd, ship repair yard, Wellsend: records of shipyards, formerly British Shipbuilders, including Smiths Dock Co. Ltd, Swan Hunter, Wigham Richardson Ltd. 1914 - 1972 construction Companies
DX103

Brigham & Cowan Ltd, ship repairers, South Shields: dock engagement book 1914-1941.

1914 - 1941 companies ships shiprepairers dockyards repair
1658/15

file of ships correspondence of Withering and Everett with John Crown and Sons Ltd, ships nos. 159-60, 1915-17

1915 - 1917 Companies
889

papers of Souter, Hamlet and Co., Newcastle, comprising 1-5, journals, 1940-68; 6-12, ledgers, 1920-46; 13-20, various registers, 1915-63; 21-3, claims, 1961-70; 70-1126, Chief Engineers' and Officers' logbooks, 1959-73; 1127-33, deck logs, 1973; 1140-2, deck abstracts, 1959-73; 1143-53, abstracts of Chief Engineer's Log Books, 1959-70; 1154-64, cash books, 1940-64; 1165-89, correspondence; 1190-9, records of Sheaf Steam Shipping Co. Ltd, 1922-70 comprising journals, ledgers, registers, annual reports, cash books, wage books, plans, misc. books and papers

1915 - 1973 Companies
37

draft minutes of Quayside Employers committees on labour, etc., 1916-27;

1916 - 1927 workers
1016/62-79

papers of Westwick Steamship Co., Sunderland, including cash books, 1916-50; ledgers, 1916-37; journals, 1916-51; voyage accounts, 1929-41

1916 - 1951 Companies
DX937 William Renwick, ships and general smith, Winlaton:order book. 1917 - 1926
503/2

photograph of drawing office staff, Armstrong-Whitworth, Elswick, c.1918

1918  
1810/9

foremen shipwrights' work journal of Brigham and Cowan Ltd of South Shields, 1919-39

1919 - 1939 construction Companies shipbuilding
4338 Smith's Dock Co. Ltd, shipbuilders, repairers and marine engine builders, Middlesbrough: manager's work notebook compiled by Frederick Henry Brown, c1920-1931 1920 - 1931 Companies construction shipwrights engineers
1452

records of W.A. Souter & Co. (later W.A. Dursley), shipowners and managers, comprising 1-5, minute books, 1921-80; 6, investment register, 1940-62; 7, journal, 1968-70; 8, private ledger, 1963-70; 9-11, ledgers, 1962-71

1921 - 1980 Companies
1460/1-43

papers of Stott Mann and Co., Newcastle, shipowners and shipbrokers, comprising minutes, 1941-61; ledgers, 1921-76

1921 - 1976 Companies
1563

records of France Fenwick, tug owners, including cash book, 1921-4; towage ledger, 1927-9; debit journal, 1928-33; ledger of Joseph Crosthwaite, steam tug owner, North Shields, 1921-34

1921 - 1934
DX63

papers of James A. Brown and Co. including minutes, 1929-66; journal, 1921-63; ledger, 1938-59

1921 - 1966 Companies
1356

volume of papers relating to the single screw steel steam launch for Police duty of the Tyne Improvement Commission, 1923

1923  
1126/4-54

records of Joseph Crosthwaite (Tugs) Ltd, North Shields, including agreements, 1933-4; notices of assessments, 1928-33, bills of sale, 1924

1924 - 1934 Companies
1645/1

History of Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co., 1924

1924   Companies construction
38

byelaws of Northern Traders Protection Society, 1925;

1925  
621

certificate of service as fitter of Walter Logan Howey to S.P. Austin & Son Ltd, Sunderland, 1925, with certificate of discharge, 1925-31, lifeboatman certificate, 1930, certificate of competency as first class engineer, 1931

1925 - 1931 Companies construction
915 Granta

papers relating to Granta Steamship Co. Ltd, Newcastle, comprising 52-3, ledgers, 1927-50; 54-8, cash books, 1926-55; 59-61, journals, 1926-58

1926 - 1958 Companies
1126/55-108

papers of Irwing Steam Tug Co. Ltd, Sunderland including agreements, 1926-34; bills of sale, 1926-7

1926 - 1934 Companies
631

records of Sunderland Port Health Authority including 1-2, Inspector's report books, 1936-62; 3-52, annual reports and correspondence, 1927-57, 1968-70; 54, bundle of ships drawings, n.d.; 59-83, annual reports of Tyne Port Health Authority, 1953-69, and of the Wear and Tees River Board, 1952-59

1927 - 1970 waterways illustrations
2029/1-7

papers of Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd including ships' particulars book, n.d.; ship plans, early twentieth century; launch tickets, 1928; trial trip particulars, 1927-30

1927 - 1930 construction shipbuilding companies
835/1-6

scrapbooks relating to Tyne Shipping and Tyne Tees Shipping Company, 1928-55

1928 - 1955
1016/80-1

two cashbooks of Westoll Steamships Ltd, 1928-48

1928 - 1948 Companies
1722

brochure regarding William Doxford & Sons Ltd of Sunderland, c.1928

1928   Companies construction
1089

apprenticeship indenture of John Johnson Muckle to Messrs. Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, shipbuilders, 1928

1928   training construction
1989/1-27

ships plans of Swan Hunter & Wigham, 1929-44, n.d.

1929 - 1944 construction shipbuilding
HMS Naval ships HMS Anson, HMS Daring, HMS Lion, HMS Newfoundland, HMS Russell; general arrangement plans. 1930 - 1950 navy ships
1460/47-61

papers of C. Lochen and Co. of Newcastle including minutes, 1932-61; annual statements, 1949-58; register of members and share ledger, 1932-57

1932 - 1961 Companies
1615

papers of Clelands Shipbuilding Co. Ltd including photographs, plans, etc., c.1935f [access restricted]

1935   construction Companies
EX.HC

HM Customs and Excise, Newcastle upon Tyne: additional material comprising records of public inquiry into River Tyne Sufferance wharves

1935   waterways
1737/2

papers of Shipconstructors' and Shipwrights' Association, Tyne and Blyth area, including working rules, bye-laws and agreements, 1936

1936   shipbuilding
2046

photograph of Dominion Monarch, 1938

1938   ships
408

invitations to launchings of HMS Victorious and HMS Nigeria at Walker, 1939 list not available

1939   navy ships
986/4

printed annual report and balance sheet of Richardson, Westgarth and Co. Ltd of Wallsend, 1939

1939   Companies construction
1338/37-8

correspondence of Greenwell's dry Dock Co. of Sunderland, 1939-45

1939 - 1945 Companies
36/1-4

agreement with National Dock Labour Corporation on Tyne and Wear Dock Labour Scheme, 1941-2;

1941 - 1942
1338/14-22

correspondence, with plans and survey, of J.L. Thompson and Sons Ltd, 1941-7

1941 - 1947 construction Companies
AF.RNR1 Royal Navy Reserve, Tyne Division: papers relating mainly to HMS Calliope, including WRNS drivers material 1941 - 1945 naval ships
DX907 R.M. Kilby, Sunderland: diary on board SS Empire Elgar 1942 - 1943 journals navy ships
1008

papers of Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, Newcastle, comprising ship launch photographs, 1943-58 [also see 991, collection currently being catalogued]

1943 - 1958 Companies sailings
1338/1-117

papers of River Wear Commissioners, Engineers Dept, includes papers relating to Hendon Dock Scheme, 1943-4, J.L. Thompson and Sons Ltd, Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, T.W. Greenwell & Co., S.P. Austin & Sons Ltd, personal papers of William M.S. Tripp, engineer, papers on lighthouses and boathouses

1943 - 1944 Companies
DT.BSRA British Ship Research Association: additional committee minutes c. 1945-85. 1945 - 1985 minutes ships
IC.W Sunderland Port Authority (addnl): Engineers Department records. 1950 - 1969
13/1-24

launch particulars, 1953-75

1953 - 1975 saillings
4105

annual reports of Tyne Port Health Authority, 1953-69

1953 - 1969 waterways
DX10/12/1-2

papers regarding hatch covers of J.W. MacDonald & J. MacGregor, c.1953

1953  
1460/62-3

ledgers of Antonaropulo Bros of Newcastle, 1954-63

1954 - 1963 Companies trade
2413

Sunderland Shipbuilding, Dry Docks & Engineering Co. Ltd comprising memorandum and articles of association, 1954-76; directors' meetings minutes, 1958-61; register of members etc., 1954-60, etc

1954 - 1976 Companies construction
1126/2-3

towage journals of France Fenwick Tyne and Wear Co. Ltd, Newcastle, 1955-7

1955 - 1957 Companies
2276

memorandum and articles of association of Wear Winch & Foundry Co. Ltd, 1956

1956   Companies
1540/1-21

minutes of River Wear Commissioners, 1957-72

1957 - 1972 waterways
247/1-9

papers of Law Brothers, marine plumbers of South Shields, including 8, day book of ship repairs, 1958-65

1958 - 1965
2050

photograph of Royston Grange, c.1960

1960   ships
1708

papers of Austin and Pickersgill of Sunderland, including safety and welfare committee minutes, 1962-85; press cuttings, 19th - 20th centuries

1962 - 1985 construction
DT.MATH William Mathwin & Son (Newcastle) Ltd, coal exporters and ship brokers: correspondence, details of staff, minutes, financial transactions 1867-1985. 1967 - 1985 accounts correspondence coal brokers
1811

papers of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd comprising memorandum and articles of association, 1975-6; directors meeting minutes, 1971-5; journal, 1968-70; plant contracts, 1973-6; photographs, c.1970-81

1968 - 1981 Companies construction
DS SWH Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd (addnl): construction photographs of Derbyshire class vessels at Haverton Hill, Teesside. 1969 - 1976 shipwrights illustrations
2883

records of Marine Design Consultants, c.1970-88

1970 - 1988 construction shipbuilding
DS.SWH

Swan Hunter Shipbuilding & Engineering Group Ltd.: tenders, 1907-10, plans and records relating to MV Derbyshire and five sister ships, 1970s, 20th cent.

1970 - 1979 engineering engineers shilbuilder shipwright ships
1841/58-60

papers of Marine Shipping Mutual Insurance Co. Ltd including cash book, 1972-83

1972 - 1983 Companies
1841/63-4

rule and list of correspondents of the Newcastle Protecting and Indemnity Assoc., 1985

1985   insurance
1841/65/1-2

rules of the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Assoc. (Bermuda) Ltd, 1985-6

1985 - 1986 insurance
1882

papers relating to William Doxford & Sons, including 1-2, engine and ship particular books; 3, slides; 5, correspondence regarding the Harpagus, 1985

1985   Companies construction shipbuilding
1890

plan of Low Walker, showing shipyards, etc., 1986

1986  
DX975 year of Maritime Discovery 1992-3: records rel to Sail Training Association and Tall Ships Race 1992 - 1993 education leisure
UD.BL Yemeni sailors of South Shields: oral histories 2006-2008. 2006 - 2008 Yemen seamen