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The Portpartick Railway Company Act 1877

Period:
19th Century
Description:
A partial copy, pages 1-26, of the Portpatrick Railway Company Act 1877.  This Act authorises the Portpatrick Railway Company to acquire the East Pier in the Burgh of Stranraer.  It details the terms of customs and carriage and gives a fascinating insight to cargoes of the time.  These include ale, bone dust, cattle, kelp, whalebone, stone, wood, leather, seed.  Passengers are included, with luggage, not exceeding a 4 barrel bulk.
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
295mm x 190mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1987.46
Digital Number:
SRBK010a-e
Creation Date:
1877
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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