London Water Supply

REFERENCE CODE: LONDON COLLECTION MANUSCRIPTS/51 and 52

ADMINISTRATIVE/BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY: No further information.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

  • Large volume concerning the London Water Bill, including drafts of the Bill with miscellaeous annotations, handwritten notes and typescript amedments by various Members of Parliament, such as Sydney Buxton,  Thomas Lough, Sir George Fardell, Mr Long, John Burns, Brynmor Jones, Sir John Colomb, Viscount Hampden, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and others, 1902 (REF: LONDON COLLECTION MANUSCRIPTS/51)
  • Large volume regarding the Local Government Board Enquiry into the Metropolis Water Acts (1852, 1871 and 1897), including submissions from and correspondence with local water authorities and companies, and minutes, proceedings and reports of the Enquiry, 1900-1901 (REF: LONDON COLLECTION MANUSCRIPTS/52)

EXTENT: 2 large volumes