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IRS Research Seminar 12/11/2015
IRS Research Seminar 12/11/2015

The next IRS seminar will showcase research that is currently underway or recently completed on a varied selection of railway-based themes. Reg Davies, a recent PhD graduate, will be discussing his research on the Southern Railway’s response to road competition in the 1920s and 30s; Erin Beeston will be sharing what her PhD research has uncovered so far on the history of the important Liverpool Road Station site in Manchester and History of Art Masters student, Martha Cattell, will be sharing the discoveries she’s made on the NRM’s collection of carriage prints.


Exploring the Extended Railway Family
Exploring the Extended Railway Family

Work, Rest and Play: Exploring the Extended Railway Family

A joint National Railway Museum and Your Fair Ladies day conference National Railway Museum, 19 September 2015, 9.30am until 5.30pm.

The Work, Rest and Play conference will examine the life of the railway worker beyond the traditional driver’s cab, seeking to define what ‘The Railway Family’ was, and how it can be discovered. Drawing on records from an extensive variety of sources and using practical case studies, historians, National Railway Museum staff and experienced genealogists will reveal some little-known facets of the wider railway community.

Places are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis so book early to guarantee your place. Price: £35 (£30 to Friends of the NRM, not available online, please phone 01904 621261) – includes lunch and refreshments.

See the programme at www.nrm.org.uk/work-rest-play


 
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