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Great Central passenger guard at Leicester

Great Central passenger guard at Leicester

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L2442. This is George Elliot, a Great Central passenger guard thought to have been photographed at Leicester Central around 1900. After the navvies work was done and the communities of labourers began to disperse, men and women living along the route of the Last Main Line must have greeted the Railway as a welcome source of employment.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1900
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Y 2/27
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Leicester Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 582000 046000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1900
RightsLeicestershire County Council