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of Belvidere Road, Lambeth
Contractors on the Eastern Counties Railway
1852 Contractors at Paddington Goods Railway Station
1856 '...Bailey Sherwood, one of the bankrupts, was examined and stated that had been in business since 1825, and had been largely engaged in railway contracts, both in England and France. They constructed thirty miles of the Eastern Counties, the Croydon line, and the Great Western terminus. They had contract for fifty miles on the Great Northern of France, in 1847...'