DONCASTER WORKS RECORDS

Lists boiler types, numbers, fittings, variations, etc. for Doncaster locomotives and boilers.
Coverage ranges from Stirling boilers to BR Standard boilers.

 

 

This collection of notes is the result of concentrated research at Doncaster Works (mostly in the Locomotive Drawing Office) during 1960-65. whilst records were still available.

York, June 2010

 

 

Part 1 - Stirling practice (1867-1895)

Part 2 - Ivatt boiler orders (1896-1900)

Part 3 - Boiler numbering (1901-02)

Part 4 - Ivatt boiler orders (1900-1911)

Part 5 - Ivatt superheated boilers (1909-)

Part 6 - Ivatt boilers rebuilt by Gresley (1912-27)

Part 7 - Gresley boiler orders (1912-1922)

Part 8 - Gresley boiler orders (1923-1941)

Part 9 - Thompson boiler orders (1941-1946)

Part 10 - Peppercorn boiler orders (1946-1948)

Part 11 - BR boiler orders of L.N.E.R. and LMS types (1948-1951)

Part 12 - BR Standard boiler orders (1951-1957)

Appendixes

A - Doncaster Works References with their Stirling and Ivatt Classifications

B - Ivatt Engine Classifications

C - Classes introduced by Gresley - G.N.R.

D - Ivatt Boiler Classifications

E - Ivatt Engine Orders

F - Gresley Engine Orders - G.N.R.

G - Gresley Engine Orders - L.N.E.R.

H - Thompson Engine Orders

I  - Peppercorn Engine Orders

J - BR Engine Orders (Steam only)

K - Boiler sizes

L - G.N.R. Tender Orders

M - Ivatt Class D1 4-4-0 Nos. 1386-95

N - L.N.E.R. Tender Orders

O - Early G.N.R. Tank Engines 1850-67

P - Tenders attached to Class A4 Pacifics

Q - Doncaster Works Nos.

R - Doncaster Works General Plan and Tender Arrangement Drawings

S - Boilers for Sturrock Engines

T - Drawings for Stirling Engines

U - Vacuum Brakes

V - Engine Withdrawal Dates 1896-1922

W - Slide Valves and Piston Valves

AA - Locomotive Drawing Office - Sturrock Era

AB - Locomotive Drawing Office - Stirling Designs

AC - Locomotive Drawing Office - Interregnum 1895-96

AD - Locomotive Drawing Office - Ivatt Designs

AE - Locomotive Drawing Office - Gresley Designs for G.N.R.

AF - Locomotive Drawing Office - Gresley Designs for L.N.E.R.

AG - Locomotive Drawing Office - Thompson Designs

AH - Locomotive Drawing Office - Peppercorn Designs

AI  - GNR Locomotive History