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Industrial Nameplate WILLIAM STRATFORD, measuring 57 in length with scalloped corners. Ex 0-4-0ST, built by Andrew Barclay as works number 1799 in 1923 and new to Baddesley Colliery near Atherstone. The locomotive was originally named BADDESLEY but at some point, it was renamed and had this plate fitted. It was named after the eldest grandson, William Stratford Dugdale, of the colliery founder. had many wanderings - a spell at Kingsbury Colliery during 1953, a very short one on loan to Coventry Colliery in October 1958 and again early in 1959. From Coventry it went on to Arley Colliery in October 1962, where it was sold for scrap to Cashmore of Great Bridge in January 1965.

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Auction: May 2005 , Lot: 413
Sold for: £960
Industrial Nameplate WILLIAM STRATFORD, Measuring