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Personal Papers of Herbert Potts

Description

Personal Papers of Herbert Potts: diaries 1930-1958, personal documents 1920-1977, work-related documents 1913-1953, legal and government-related documents 1839-1842, engineering and planning documents [20th century].

Date

1839-1977

Reference code

BW184

Administrative /‚Äč Biographical history

Herbert Potts was born in 1892 and had a long career working on the canals. He started as an apprentice and ended his career as a works inspector working for the London & North East Railway (LNER), followed by the railway executive. This is his personal collection of items that he kept during his time working on the canals.

Associated material

Series level in the main photograph collection - Herbert Potts photograph collection: BW192/3/1/31

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