Series MS 17/2/3 - Papers relating to the Springfield Accident

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MS 17/2/3


Papers relating to the Springfield Accident


  • 1885 (Creation)

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14 items

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(1-10) Papers relating to the Springfield Accident. 1885. Includes statements by David Greig, Robert Henderson, Peter Isles, engine driver, John Kirk, mason, John McDonald, guard, David Page, signalman, Christina Petrie, William Stewart Wilson, station master. (11-12) Precognitions of Robert Henderson and David Page relating to the Springfield Accident. 10 January, 1885. (13-14) Draft of findings of the Sheriff Court and Pleas in Law, relating to aforementioned case with related loose paper. [1885].


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Paper. May require conservation

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MS 17/2/3

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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