‘The Stratford Upon Avon & Midland Junction Railway’ (or S.M.J.) was a small independent railway company which ran a line across the empty, untouched centre of England. It visited the counties of Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and a little of Buckinghamshire, only existing as the SMJ from 1909 to 1923. In 1923 the S.M.J.became a minor arm of the London Midland and Scottish (L.M.S.), then in 1948 'British Railways' 

Gone but not forgotten: "the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth"


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Jim Brown replied to John Jennings's discussion 'The SMJR Great War Roll of Honour'
"Barry, i posted on this thread recently but received no replies. I am planning a trip to Kew to investigate these papers but wondered if you could save me a trip. I am after more info on TF Brown whose name appears on the plaque at Stratford…"
Dec 21, 2018
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Dec 21, 2018
Jim Brown replied to John Jennings's discussion 'The SMJR Great War Roll of Honour'
"David,  ive just read your posts from 2012 regarding your family member who worked for the SJMR before WW1. My grandfather (Thomas Frederick Brown) worked for SJMR up to 1916 before joining the Royal Engineers and is mentioned on the plaque on…"
Nov 23, 2018
Peter S Lewis left a comment for Jim Brown
"Hello Jim, Thanks for your kind reply.. Its always interesting to know of people's links with the line... I am sure you will find plenty here to search through, though not sure if you will find what you are looking for..but you may come across…"
Nov 23, 2018
Jim Brown left a comment for Peter S Lewis
"Hi Peter, I believe my grandfather (TF Brown) worked on the SmJ. He is on the WW1 poster now displayed on Stratford station. I was wondering if there any staff records available. I also live near Edge Hill and am interested in the branch line that…"
Nov 22, 2018
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"Welcome! And what is your interest /connection with the SMJ?? Peter"
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At 9:18 on November 23, 2018, Peter S Lewis said…

Hello Jim,

Thanks for your kind reply..

Its always interesting to know of people's links with the line...

I am sure you will find plenty here to search through, though not sure if you will find what you are looking for..but you may come across someone who knows!!  

Kind regards,

Peter

At 22:37 on November 22, 2018, Peter S Lewis said…

Welcome!

And what is your interest /connection with the SMJ??

Peter

 
 
 

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