The Wolverton & Stony Stratford Tramway

by Charles.E Lee

Publisher: railway Magazine in London, UK

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Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway Uniform; Woolwich and South East London Tramways Uniform; Worcester Electric Tramways Uniform; The Wantage Tramway was one of those oddities that seemed to straddle the tramway/railway world, never quite knowing for certain which it was, and somehow struggling on until relatively modern times (   Wolverton is a constituent town of Milton Keynes, England. It is located at the northern edge of Milton Keynes, between Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell. It is the administrative seat of Wolverton and Greenleys civil parish. Wolverton - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - . Hotels near Wolverton Road. Stony Stratford, United Kingdom. Search. Wolverton Road. 28 Nov - 29 Nov 2 adults - 1 room. Where do you want to stay? Check-in. Check-out. Guests and rooms. Hotels near Wolverton Tesco. Stony Stratford, United Kingdom. Search. Wolverton Tesco. 28 Nov - 29 Nov 2 adults - 1 room. Where do you want to .

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Stony Stratford, Stony Stratford, United Kingdom. 6, likes 15 talking about this. This is now a public page where anyone can post comments and have discussions about our lovely town. source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names source: Family History Library Catalog Stony Stratford was part of the Newport Hundred and the Potterspury Poor Law parish was located in the Stratford and Wolverton Rural from until , and in the Wolverton Urban District from until Since at least Roman times, there has been a settlement here at the ford of Watling. Look at other dictionaries: Stony Stratford — Koordinaten: 52° 3′ N, 0° 51′ W Deutsch Wikipedia. Stony Stratford — Original name in latin Stony Stratford Name in other language Stony Stratford State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude latitude altitude 71 Population 0 Date 07 31 .

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The Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway was a narrow gauge The Wolverton & Stony Stratford Tramway book tramway between Wolverton railway station, the London and North Western Railway's (LNWR) Wolverton railway works, Stony Stratford in Buckinghamshire, and (briefly) onwards via Old Stratford to Deanshanger in Northamptonshire.

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The Wolverton to Stony Stratford tramway was opened in The service was extended to run as far as the village of Deanshanger inbut this part of the service was withdrawn within two years as it proved uneconomic to operate.

The tracks remained for years afterwards. For almost 40 years Stony Stratford had a tramcar service with the. (All pics sourced via Google) FACEBOOK - WOLVERTON AND STONY STRATFORD TRAMWAY The Wolverton and Stony Stratford Author: Steve Sainsbury.

The first time a closure of the tramway was on 17 December when the Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tram-roads Company Limited was declared insolvent and went into voluntary liquidation.

For two years the trams did not run and workers had to revert back to walking or taking the "shanks pony". The Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway was a narrow gauge street tramway that ran between Wolverton in Buckinghamshire and Deanshanger in Northamptonshire via Stony Stratford (Bucks) between and The tramway opened in It initially connected Stony Stratford with the London and North Western Railway's (LNWR) Wolverton railway works and Wolverton railway.

The Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway was a narrow gauge street tramway between Wolverton railway station, the London and North Western Railway's (LNWR) Wolverton railway works, Stony Stratford in Buckinghamshire, and (briefly) onwards via Old Stratford to Deanshanger in Northamptonshire.

History. The 2 miles 54 chains ( mi; km) tramway opened in THE WOLVERTON AND STONY STRATFORD STEAM TRAMS by SIMPSON FRANK D and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In it was re-named as the Wolverton and Stony Stratford and District Tramway In the name changed to the Wolverton, Stony Stratford and District Light Railway A mile long extension opened in to serve Deanshanger, to the west of Stony Stratford, but the tramway company quickly ran into financial trouble and declared bankruptcy.

History. The tramway opened in A 2½ mile long extension opened in to Deanshanger, to the west of Stony Stratford, but the tramway company quickly ran into financial trouble and declared bankruptcy in The line was purchased by a syndicate of Bedford businessmen, which reopened the Wolverton to Stony Stratford section in The Victorian era new towns of Wolverton and New Bradwell were built to house the workers and service the works.

The older towns of Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell grew substantially too, being joined to it by the Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway and the Wolverton to Newport Pagnell Line (a branch line), respectively. The trams were also hauled by steam locomotives: the tram cars were.

A new company — the Wolverton and Stony Stratford and District New Tramway Co Ltd — was eventually formed to take over from the benefactors, which it did on the 15th September After a period of stability that lasted almost twenty years, motorbus competition reared its head inthough the Great War, with its fuel rationing and bus.

The miles ( km) tramway opened in A 2 miles ( km)-long extension opened in to Deanshanger to the west of Stony Stratford, but the tramway company quickly ran into financial trouble and declared bankruptcy in The line was purchased by a syndicate of Bedford businessmen, which reopened the Wolverton to Stony Stratford section in Wolverton is a constituent town of Milton Keynes, is located at the northern edge of Milton Keynes, between Stony Stratford and Newport is the administrative seat of Wolverton and Greenleys civil parish.

It is one of the places in historic Buckinghamshire that went into the foundation of Milton Keynes in The village recorded in Domesday is known today as Old.

The Victorian era new towns of Wolverton and New Bradwell were built to house the workers and service the works. The older towns of Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell grew substantially too, being joined to it by a tramway and branch line (known as the "Newport Nobby"), respectively.

An enterprising group of Stony Stratford tradesman put forward a proposal to link the two towns by means of a light railway.

In a Tramways Order was granted to a Frederick Charles Winby to build a line 2 miles 54 chains long between Wolverton Station and the northern end of the High Street Stony Stratford. The employees of Stony Stratford Post Office, Head Postmaster, Sub-postmaster, Postmen and Telegram boys I was a Telegram boy, I started at I had a uniform with a little round hat with a button on the top and a jacket with brass buttons, a leather belt with a brass buckle on it and a pouch for me gave me a tin hat as well.

Stony Stratford was essentially built along the Watling Street, which became the High Street once it was given a name. Most houses and inns backed off the High Street in long strips of land, either one acre or half an acre.

After a market was founded on the Calverton side. It seems pretty clear that this became the Market Square. Tramway No. 1 (single line) commencing in the parishes of Stony Stratford (east and west), in the county of Buckingham, by a junction with Tramway No. 11, authorized by the Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramways Order, in High-street, Stony Stratford, at a point 17 links, measured in a south-easterly direction from the "Barley Mow" inn.

The river crossing and its mile distance from London made Stony Stratford into a natural stopping point and in the middle ages some enterprising folk began to build inns on the ancient Watling Street highway.

In time this greatly enriched the manors of Calverton and Wolverton through increased rents, although some parcels of land was. The Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway was a narrow gauge street tramway between the London and North Western Railway's (LNWR) Wolverton railway works and Wolverton railway station and Stony Stratford in Buckinghamshire, two miles to the east, and (briefly) onwards to Deanshanger, Northamptonshire.

The Lost Streets of Wolverton Bryan Dunleavy ISBN: £ pages with colour illustrations Buy Manor and Town A History of Wolverton and District, Volume 1. The new towns of Wolverton and New Bradwell were built to house the workers and service the works.

The older towns of Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell grew substantially too, being joined to it by a tramway and railway (known as the Newport Nobby), respectively. From the works ran the Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tram, which was the last steam tramway to operate in Britain.

Wolverton developed a single battery system that was designed to replace gas lighting in carriages. This became the standard for the LNWR and the LMS and was known as the ‘Wolverton System’ of train lighting.

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It’s well worth reading – and keeping as a reference book. Chapter one deals with the “transport network” of the area – from ancient trackways to the railways. Subsequent chapters deal with – Chap 2 – from Neolithic times to Chap 3 – The Barons of Wolverton – from the 11th to 14th centuries.

Chap 4 – mainly Stony Stratford. Wolverton and Stony Stratford Rotary. likes. Rotary is a non-political, non-religious, humanitarian organisation. Our Rotary Club supports our local community and international good causes. Rome2rio makes travelling from Stony Stratford to Wolverton (Station) easy.

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Check MK Christian Books in Stony Stratford, 13a Wolverton Rd on Cylex and find ☎contact info, ⌚ opening hours. Wolverton railway works was established in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, by the London and Birmingham Railway Company in the 's at the midpoint of the mile-long route from London to Birmingham.

The Victorian era new towns of Wolverton and New Bradwell were built to house the workers and service the works.

The older towns of Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell grew. Welcome to Stratford Welcome to your brand new beauty salon and hairdressers based in Wolverton, Milton Keynes. Our expert team are here to help you look and feel your very best, so take a seat, lean back and let us take care of you.Paperback.

Condition: New. Language: English. This book usually ship within business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Bryn Oer Tramway, Wishaw and Coltness Railway, Pentewan Railway, Swanage Pier Tramway, Wolverton and Stony Stratford Tramway, Bicton Woodland Railway, East Cornwall.By it had been re-named Palace Cinema, and had been equipped with a British Thomson Houston(BTH) sound system.

It was owned by the same operators as the nearby Scala Cinema in Stony Stratford, and they closed both cinemas on the same day, 22nd Januarywith the Palace Cinema screening “The Tattered Dress”.