Updated 22 Jun 2004
WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900
Mike Spencer sends a list of "Items delivered to Matlock station 1851".
Many of the people signing for the goods have been identified in the
1851 Census. Thanks Mike.
From: michael spencer
Subject: [DBY] THE 1851 MATLOCK TRAIN
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 17:39:25 +0100
the following items were delivered to Matlock Train station in
July - Aug 1851.
2 July 1851 from Derby for Seeds of Wirksworth
bundle of leather
collected by S SEEDS
3 Jul 1851 from Masboro' for BRAILSFORD of Matlock
2 flock beds
1 roll carpet
Collected by Septimus BRAILSFORD
7Jul 1851 from Derby for BUCKLEY of Lea
Collected by J BUCKLEY
7 Jul 1851 for MARSDEN of Wirksworth
bundle of zinc
Collected by H MARSDEN
11 Jul 1851 for PARKER of Cromford
crate of glass
Collected by John PARKER
15 Jul 1851 from Hull for GARTON of Lumsdale
Collected by David DOXEY
15 Jul 1851 from Warrington for FARNSWORTH Lumsdale
Collected by R FARNSWORTH
17 Jul 1851 from Hull for Meerbrook Sough Co Bolehill
coil and rope
Collected by Jacob FROST
25 Jul 1851 from Sheffield for WEBSTER of Wirksworth
bags of nails
Colllected by Ellen WEBSTER
25 Jul 1851 from Burton for VALLENCE of Bath,(Matlock?)
1 empty box
Collected by H HANSON ?
29 Jul 1851 from Manchester for BOWER of Darley
casks of soda
Collected by Chas BOWER
12 Aug 1851 from London for BRIDDON of ?
Collected by E BRIDDON
19 Aug 1851 from London for PERCIVAL of Wirksworth
Collected by Mo PERCIVAL
These are only some of the entries in a register of goods received.
John SMEDLEY figures a lot with his factory at Lea, bales of paper
and bundles of rags are also mentioned .
TATLOWS of Wirksworth are mentioned.
There are many others but some do not give full names ,the list above
I hope you can identify with some of them as they give more information.
Reference is made to damaged goods arriving and the fact that one cargo
was a week in arriving! Matlock station must have been a very busy station.
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