Bath Road Club

Scope and Content

Issues of the 'The Bath Road News', 1913-1958, incomplete, with gap between 1927 and 1941 inclusive. Includes two bound volumes. Four cartoons of the Club by Tumtum [H. R. L. Etherington], 1919 (3) and 1922 (1). Programme for the 65th annual dinner, 1950. Five photographs of the club members in the 1920s sent by a member to the depositor in 1951, with covering letter. Six photographs of members, some identified, 1949-1950, c.1950. 'The Cheshire Roads News', organ of the Cheshire Roads Club: issue for August 1951.

[See also MSS.328/NL/BRC in Cycling Journals Collection for further issues of 'The Bath Road News'].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bath Road Club was founded 7th November 1886, and was probably based in London. It published a journal, 'The Bath Road News', which was still in existence in 1958.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive, 21 December 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

See other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).

Corporate Names