ACWORTH SIR WILLIAM MITCHELL 1850-1925 KT

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Scope and Content

Letters to Sir William Acworth, with tables, relating to the railway race toAberdeen.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir William Mitchell Acworth 1850-1925

Acworth was educated at Uppingham School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was amember of London County Council 1889-1892, and a Unionist candidate froKeighley Division of West Riding, 1906, 1910, 1911. Acworth was a member ofmany Royal Commissions and Committees on British Railways; Royal Commissionof Enquiry into Canadian Railways (1916); S. Rhodesian Railways (1918);Chairman of Committee on Indian Railways 1921. He reported in AustrianRailways for the League of Nations; on German Railways for the ReparationsCommission (1924). Acworth as a member of the Council of the Royal EconomicSociety and of the Institute of Transport, and was Director of theUnderground Electric Railways of London Limited

His publications include:

Arrangement

One volume

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OPEN

Acquisition Information

Acworth, Lady

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