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1846 Midland Great Western Railway Of Ireland

 

Issued to The Earl Of Longford

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Stock Code MGW01

  Certificate number 1329 for 10 shares of 50 each in this early Irish railway. Dated 31st August 1846 and issued to The Right Honourable Edward Michael, Earl Of Longford (1817 - 1860), of Pakenham Hall, Castleholland, Ireland. Right hand border consists of a drawing of an early locomotive and carriages. Actual handwritten signature of Henry Beausire, company secretary.

Certificate size is 11 cm high x 23 cm wide (4.5" x 9.5"). It will be mounted in a mahogany frame, with gold inlay, size 31 cm high x 39 cm wide.

The certificate is shown unframed as all items are mounted to order.

S - Original signature!

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About This Company

The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland was incorporated in 1845. The Dublin-Enfield line opened on 28/06/1847, reached Galway by 01/08/1851 and Sligo on 03/09/1862. Monaghan-Clones opened 02/03/1863. The Liffey branch, giving access to the port of Dublin, was opened in 1864. Absorbed Dublin and Meath Railway in 1867, Sligo and Ballaghadereen  in 1877, Navan and Kingscourt  in 1888. Lines to Killala, opened 1893 and Clifden and Achill in 1895, but these did not deliver on promised traffic and were closed in 1931, 1935 and 1937 respectively. Peak route mileage 538 miles (third largest after GSWR and GNR). Constituent of Great Southern Railway in 1924.

Source: www.irishrailwayana.com

 

 

 

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