List of LB&SCR A1 class locomotives

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Below are the names and numbers of the steam locomotives that comprised the LB&SCR Class A1/A1X, which ran on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, and latterly the Southern Railway network. The original names mainly denoted various places served by the LB&SCR.

Original LBSC Number Renumbered Into service Notes Disposal
35 Morden 635,
B635,
2635,
377S "Loco Works Brighton",
377S "Brighton Works",
DS377,
32635 "Brighton Works"
1 June 1878 Rebuilt to A1X April 1922 To Departmental Stock in 1947, Withdrawn March 1963 and scrapped at Eastleigh[1]
36 Bramley 88 8 June 1878 Sold to Pauling & Co., 1902 . Used in the construction of the Northolt - High Wycombe extension of the Great Central Railway's Chiltern Line. Scrapped 1909.[2]
37 Southdown 637 "Locomotive Department" 6 May 1878 Sold for £1,200 to the Admiralty in February 1908. Used at Grangemouth, sold to Dalmore Distillery, Invergordon. Scrapped August 1921.[3]
38 Millwall 638 "Loco Dept.",
8 Dido
9 June 1878 Sold for £1,200 to the Admiralty in February 1918. To Glen Albin Distillery, Inverness. Sold for £470 to Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway in November 1923. Withdrawn in 1930s, scrapped at Kinnerley, October 1934.[4]
39 Denmark 87 Denmark 18 May 1878 Sold for £670 to Pauling & Co., July 1902 . Used in the construction of the Northolt - High Wycombe extension of the Great Central Railway's Chiltern Line.[5] Scrapped 1909.[2]
40 Brighton 11,
W11 Newport,
2640,
32640
10 March 1878 Rebuilt to A1X August 1918 Sold for £600 to Isle of Wight Central Railway in January 1902. To Southern Railway on Grouping and BR(S) on Nationalisation. Withdrawn 21 September 1963. Sold to Butlin's and initially displayed at Pwllheli. Loaned to Isle of Wight Locomotive Society in 1972 and sold to them for £3,500 in 1976. Preserved.[6]
41 Piccadilly 2 June 1877 Withdrawn June 1902, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[7]
42 Tulsehill 642 20 June 1877 Withdrawn May 1925, scrapped.[8]
43 Gipsyhill 643
B643
2 Portishead,
5 Portishead
15 June 1877 Rebuilt to A1X September 1919 Sold for £785 to the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway in December 1925. To GWR in 1940 and BR(W) in 1948. Withdrawn January 1950, scrapped at Swindon in March 1954.[9]
44 Fulham 644
B644
2644
32644
14 June 1877 Rebuilt to A1X November 1912 Withdrawn April 1951, scrapped at Ashford.[10]
45 Merton 12 June 1877 Withdrawn July 1904. The last Terrier to be withdrawn by the LBSCR.[11] sold for £125[12] to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[13]
46 Newington 646,
734,
2
W2,
W8 Freshwater,
32646,
W8 Freshwater
10 January 1877 Rebuilt to A1X March 1932 Sold to LSWR March 1903. Sold for £900 to Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway in March 1914. To Southern Railway on 1 September 1923 and BR(S) on Nationalisation. Withdrawn 1963. Sold for £750 to Sadler Railcar Company, Droxford. Sold to Brickwoods Brewery, Portsmouth in May 1966. Displayed on a plinth outside the Hayling Billy pub, Hayling Island until June 1979. Donated by Whitbread (who had taken over Brickwoods) to the Isle of Wight Locomotive Society. Preserved.[14]
47 Cheapside 647
B647
2647
32647
15 December 1876 Rebuilt to A1X January 1912 Withdrawn October 1951 due to broken crank axle, scrapped at Eastleigh.[15]
48 Leadenhall 648 9 December 1876 Withdrawn August 1901, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[7]
49 Bishopsgate 79 Bishopsgate 2 December 1876 Sold for £670 to Pauling & Co., June 1902. Used in the construction of the Northolt - High Wycombe extension of the Great Central Railway's Chiltern Line. Sold for scrap October 1909.[5]
50 Whitechapel 650 Whitechapel,
B650,
W9 Fishbourne,
515S,
DS515 "C & W Lancing Works",
32650,
10 Sutton
14 December 1876 Rebuilt to A1X May 1920 To Departmental Stock April 1937, returned to Capital Stock November 1951. Withdrawn November 1963. Sold to London Borough of Sutton & Merton, via K&ESR. Preserved.[16]
51 Rotherhithe 14 December 1876 Withdrawn February 1901, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[7]
52 Surrey 652 Surrey 14 December 1876 90 Sold for £670 to Pauling & Co., September 1902 . Used in the construction of the Northolt - High Wycombe extension of the Great Central Railway's Chiltern Line. Sold to La Plate Tramways, Argentina, 1909.[17]
53 Ashtead 653
B653
4
6
8 December 1875 Sold to Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway for £800 in April 1937. To GWR in 1940 and BR(W) in 1948. Withdrawn January 1948 and scrapped.[18]
54 Waddon 654,
751,
680S,
DS680 "C & W Lancing Works"
16 February 1876 Sold for £670 to Sheppey Light Railway in September 1904, to SECR and Southern Railway at Grouping. To Departmental Stock 22 December 1932. Withdrawn 31 May 1962 and presented to the Canada Railway Historical Association. To Canada on MV Tautra 23 August 1963. On display at Canada National Railway Museum, Delson, Quebec. Preserved.
55 Stepney 655,
B655,
2655,
32655
21 December 1875 Rebuilt to A1X October 1912 Sold for £750 to the Bluebell Railway 17 May 1960. Preserved.[19]
56 Shoreditch 656 18 November 1875 Sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co., August 1903. Scrapped at Redhill.[11]
57 Thames 657 Thames 10 January 1876 Sold for £670 to Pauling & Co., May 1902. Used in the construction of the Northolt - High Wycombe extension of the Great Central Railway's Chiltern Line.[20] Sold to La Plata Tramways, Argentina, 1909[2]
58 Wandle 658 11 November 1875 Withdrawn February 1902, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill[21]
59 Cheam 659,
B659,
2659,
32659
DS681
16 October 1875 Rebuilt to A1X December 1921 To Departmental Stock in 1953. Withdrawn 8 June 1963, scrapped at Eastleigh, 27 June 1963.[22]
60 Ewell 660 6 November 1875 Withdrawn December 1902, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill[23]
61 Sutton 661,
B661,
2661.
32661
27 October 1875 Rebuilt to A1X January 1912 Withdrawn April 1963, scrapped at Eastleigh September 1963. The last Terrier to be scrapped by British Railways.[24]
62 Martello 662 Martello,
B662,
2662,
32662
27 October 1875 Rebuilt to A1X December 1912 Withdrawn November 1963. Sold to Butlin's, initially displayed at Ayr, to Bressingham in February 1971. Preserved.[25]
63 Preston 663 Preston 7 October 1875 Rebuilt to A1X May 1913 Withdrawn March 1925 still in umber livery and scrapped.[26]
64 Kemptown 664 20 June 1874 Withdrawn January 1903, sold for £125[12] to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[13]
65 Tooting 29 August 1874 Withdrawn February 1901, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[27]
66 Hatcham 21 August 1874 Withdrawn February 1901, sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co. and scrapped at Redhill.[7]
67 Brixton 667,
Ashgate
6 August 1874 Sold for £1,500 to Messrs. Mylon & Smith (or Rylon & Smith[2]), Sheffield in April 1920. Sold to Grassmore Colliery, Chesterfield and named Ashgate. Scrapped 1935.[28]
68 Clapham 668 Clapham
735
E735
5 August 1874 Sold for £500 to LSWR in March 1903. To Southern Railway on Grouping. Withdrawn December 1936, scrapped at Ashford.[29]
69 Peckham 10,
W10,
W10 Cowes
9 July 1874 Rebuilt to A1X April 1930 Hire purchased for £700 by Isle of Wight Central Railway on 18 April 1900. To Southern Railway on Grouping. Withdrawn May 1936. Scrapped at Eastleigh March 1949.[30]
70 Poplar 3 Bodiam,
32670,
3 Bodiam
4 December 1872 Rebuilt to A1X April 1943 Sold for £650 to RVR in May 1901. To BR in 1948, withdrawn 1963, sold to Kent & East Sussex Preservation Society in April 1964. Acquired by The Terrier Trust 1995 for use on the K&ESR. Preserved.[31]
71 Wapping 671 Wapping,
5 Rolvenden
12 September 1872 Hired for construction of the Sheppey Light Railway. Sold for £700 to RVR in January 1905. Withdrawn by 1932, scrapped in 1938.[32]
72 Fenchurch 636,
B636,
2636,
32636
9 September 1872 Sold to Newhaven Harbour Company, June 1898. Acquired by Southern Railway in 1926. Withdrawn 4 January 1964. Sold for £750 to Bluebell Railway. Preserved.[33]
73 Deptford 673 Deptford,
1
12 October 1872 Rebuilt to A1X February 1912 Sold for £1,300 to Edge Hill Light Railway April 1919. Scrapped by James Friswell & Co., Banbury April 1946.[34]
74 Shadwell 674 Shadwell,
2
12 October 1872 Sold for £1,750 to Edge Hill Light Railway July 1920. Scrapping details uncertain, possibly similar to No.73.[28]
75 Blackwall 9,
W9
2 December 1872 Hire purchased for £800 by Isle of Wight Central Railway, March 1899, to Southern Railway on Grouping. Withdrawn April 1927 and scrapped.[35]
76 Hailsham July 1877 Withdrawn April 1903. Sold for £125 to George Cohen & Co., scrapped at Redhill.[36]
77 Wonersh 677,
B677,
W3 Carisbrooke,
W13 Carisbrooke,
32677
21 July 1880 Rebuilt to A1X November 1911 Withdrawn September 1959, scrapped at Eastleigh, April 1960[37]
78 Knowle 678,
B678,
W4,
W14 Bembridge,
2678,
32678
23 July 1880 Rebuilt to A1X November 1911 Withdrawn October 1963. Sold to Butlin's, initially displayed at Minehead. Sold to West Somerset Railway in 1975. Sold to Resco (Railways) Ltd in April 1983. Acquired by The Terrier Trust for use on the K&ESR. Preserved..[38]
79 Minories 679 Minories 6 July 1880 Rebuilt to A1X January 1912 Sold to the Admiralty for £1,200 January 1918. Used at Catterick Camp (May 1919) and Chatham Dockyard (April 1920). Scrapped at Chatham, October 1933.[39]
80 Bookham 680 29 July 1880 Rebuilt to A1X April 1912 Withdrawn December 1925, scrapped at Brighton.[40]
81 Beulah 681,
7 Hecate
19 July 1880 Ran as a 2-4-0 for a time while used on auto-train services. Sold for £1,200 to the Admiralty January 1918. Later sold to Dalmore Distillery, Invergordon. Sold to Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway 1923. Withdrawn from use at Kinnerley in the 1930s, scrapped October 1934.[41]
82 Boxhill 682
"Loco Dept Brighton Works"
380S "Loco Works Brighton"
20 August 1880 Converted to 2-4-0T March 1905 for auto-train trials. Restored to 0-6-0T 1913. To Departmental Service stock. Withdrawn August 1946 and restored to LBSC livery. Preserved.[42]
83 Earlswood 683,
9 Daphne
8 September 1880 Sold for £1,200 to the Admiralty in January 1918. To Dalmore Distillery, Invergordon in 1922. Sold for £470 to Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway November 1923, withdrawn 1931. Purchased by Southern Railway in 1932 as a source of spares. Scrapped at Eastleigh April 1949.[43]
84 Crowborough 12
W12
W12 Ventnor
8 September 1880 Rebuilt to A1X July 1916 Sold for £725 to Isle of Wight Central Railway November 1903. To Southern Railway on Grouping. Withdrawn October 1935, scrapped at Eastleigh, March 1949.[44]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p75-78
  2. ^ a b c d Stroudley Locomotives, p57-58
  3. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p49
  4. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p53
  5. ^ a b Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 38
  6. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p97-101
  7. ^ a b c d Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 40
  8. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p57
  9. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p64-65
  10. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p70-71
  11. ^ a b Stroudley and his Terriers, p20,42
  12. ^ a b According to Stroudley and his Terriers this was the purchase price per loco for all those Cohen bought.
  13. ^ a b Stroudley Locomotives p43
  14. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p115-20
  15. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p72-73
  16. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p110-114
  17. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 37-38
  18. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p66-67
  19. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p85-88
  20. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 37
  21. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 40-41
  22. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p79-81
  23. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p20, 41
  24. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p81-84
  25. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p93-96
  26. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p56
  27. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p39
  28. ^ a b Stroudley and his Terriers, p54
  29. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p62-63
  30. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p60
  31. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p44-46
  32. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p47-48
  33. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p106-110
  34. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p53-54
  35. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p58-59
  36. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p42
  37. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p73-75
  38. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p102-105
  39. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p48
  40. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p58
  41. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p50
  42. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p67-69
  43. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p50-52
  44. ^ Stroudley and his Terriers, p61

Sources[edit]

  • Haresnape, Brian (1985). Stroudley Locomotives. Shepperton: Ian Allan Ltd. ISBN 0-7110-1391-8. 
  • Middlemass, Tom (1995). Stroudley and his Terriers. York: Pendragon. ISBN 1-899816-00-3.