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[[File:Bridgnorth_Boiler_Shop_20150614.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Bridgnorth Boiler Shop]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
 
[[File:Bridgnorth_Boiler_Shop_20150614.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Bridgnorth Boiler Shop]]On {{PAGENAME}} in SVR history.
  
*1861 William Bache, [[Railway Navvies of the SVR#Court_appearances_and_other|a navvy working on the construction of the railway]], was convicted of stealing a bundle of clothing from another navvy. He was sentenced him to six weeks' imprisonment in Shrewsbury gaol with hard labour.<ref>[https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000401/18610517/032/0005 Shrewsbury Chronicle - Friday 17 May 1861, on the British Newspaper Archive]</ref>
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*1861 William Bache, [[Railway Navvies of the SVR#Court_appearances_and_other|a navvy working on the construction of the railway]], was convicted of stealing a bundle of clothing from another navvy. He was sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment in Shrewsbury gaol with hard labour.<ref>[https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000401/18610517/032/0005 Shrewsbury Chronicle - Friday 17 May 1861, on the British Newspaper Archive]</ref>
 
*1980 The SVR played host to two railtours on the same day, enabling the Bridgnorth PA to announce ''"The next service will call at Bewdley, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh and Southampton. Change at Bewdley for Leeds, Keighley, Haworth and Oxenhope.''"<ref>SVR News 56</ref>  
 
*1980 The SVR played host to two railtours on the same day, enabling the Bridgnorth PA to announce ''"The next service will call at Bewdley, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh and Southampton. Change at Bewdley for Leeds, Keighley, Haworth and Oxenhope.''"<ref>SVR News 56</ref>  
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1980-1989#1988 | 1988]] The SVR launched a prospectus for a share issue to raise funds for the construction of [[Bridgnorth Loco Works|Bridgnorth Boiler Shop]]<ref>SVR News 88</ref>.
 
*[[Severn Valley Railway Timeline 1980-1989#1988 | 1988]] The SVR launched a prospectus for a share issue to raise funds for the construction of [[Bridgnorth Loco Works|Bridgnorth Boiler Shop]]<ref>SVR News 88</ref>.

Latest revision as of 10:24, 17 May 2020

Bridgnorth Boiler Shop
On May 17 in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history.
  • 1861 William Bache, a navvy working on the construction of the railway, was convicted of stealing a bundle of clothing from another navvy. He was sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment in Shrewsbury gaol with hard labour.[1]
  • 1980 The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society played host to two railtours on the same day, enabling the Bridgnorth PA to announce "The next service will call at Bewdley, Basingstoke, Winchester, Eastleigh and Southampton. Change at Bewdley for Leeds, Keighley, Haworth and Oxenhope."[2]
  • 1988 The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society launched a prospectus for a share issue to raise funds for the construction of Bridgnorth Boiler Shop[3].

Gallery

Photos taken on 17 May:

See also

On this day in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society history

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References

  1. Shrewsbury Chronicle - Friday 17 May 1861, on the British Newspaper Archive
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 56
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 88