Richard Badnall Papers

Scope and Content

Comprises letters written to and by Richard Badnall, correspondence with the Patent Office including the original patent, and other documents relating to the invention.

Administrative / Biographical History

Badnall and his collaborator Richard Gill interested many prominent people, including George and Robert Stephenson and the Directors of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, in his eccentric invention, 'The Undulating Railway'.

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Archivist's Note

Description created by Ian Johnston, December 2006