Burnham and District
Model Railway Club
Limited Edition Wagons Section



BURNHAM & DISTRICT MODEL RAILWAY CLUB.

LIMITED EDITION WAGONS

Wagon Orders:

Dave Bysouth 07780 796741 (BEFORE 7pm 19.00 hours) or [email protected] (ANYTIME)   

General Issues: ONLY John Langley 01823 270882 or [email protected]

General Issues: [email protected] web site - www.burnhamanddmrc.org/

FOR PAYPAL PLEASE EMAIL DAVE ABOVE OR PHONE 07780 796741



JUNE 2017

                                                              
                                                       
                                                                        NEWSLETTER 63


COMMUNITY SUPPORT.

 

New Total £68,834.21




DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON COMMUNITY SUPPORT PAGE 2


We thank you for your continued support to these worthy causes

 

Please note that due to health issues with John,

ALL orders MUST now be placed with Dave

 at the address at the end of this newsletter or at the NEW phone number above.

You can use the email address anytime as we monitor this every day. 

  The Web site and PAYPAL remain unchanged .

 

NEW ISSUES THIS MONTH  JUNE 

NEW ISSUES THIS MONTH (5)


JOHN STEPHEN'S SON & CO. LTD. of GLOUCESTER £12.50

VAN in royal blue livery with white script & red shading, a white roof running no. 31

Jam, Pickle Manufacturers & Vinegar Brewers.

Established in 1870, In 1881 he was employing 110 people became a Limited co. in 1901

soon employing 400 people after taking over a jam, marmalade, fruits, sauces & much more...

The business was wound up in 1932


REAL SCOTTISH KIPPERS of MALLAIG SCOTLAND £12.50

VAN in brown livery, a white roof & yellow script running no.28.

The second in a series of wagons from Scotland.....

In the early 1800's residents of Mallaig were often described as Crofters-fishermen as they made their living both from & sea tofeed their families. In 1901 the railway arrived, enabling their produce to get to markets in the cities

farther afield, so much so that wholt trians were loaded with white fish & Kippers

All profits go to Brainwave helping young disabled children reach their potential


S. HEALING & SONS of TEWKESBURY £12.50

Borough Flour Mills

VAN in dark brown livery with a cream roof, white script shaded black, running no.12

The Borough Flour Mills were served by the River Avon, by road & the Tewkesbury branch of the Bristol & Gloucester Railway. It was a producer of both flour and animal feeds.

All profits go to help with the heavy overhaul of ex GWR loco 3850



COTTON POWDER CO.LTD. Of FAVERSHAM, KENT & MELLING, LIVERPOOL £12.50

Explosives Manufacturers

GUN POWDER WAGON with a dark grey body & white roof,with white script and red shading.

At the works in Faversham the first high explosive guncotton was invented in 1846.

The worlds first guncotton factory being established in 1847. They also had a works in Melling near Liverpool.




ELDRIDGE POPE CO. LTD. of DORCHESTER DORSET £12.50

VAN in red livery white roof. Has a white logo, white script & black shading.

Founded in 1837 by Charles Eldridge & his wife Sarah, when they bought the Green Dragon brewery in Dorchester 1870 Edwin & Alfred Pope were bought into the business, having full control by 1871.

The brewery closed in 2003

All profits go to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance


PREVIOUS ISSUES IN STOCK AS AT 19 JUNE 2017

PLEASE CHECK WITH DAVE BEFORE ORDERING. THANK YOU.



SOMERSET COLLIERIES LTD. of RADSTOCK SOMERSET £12.00

7 PLANK OPEN in black, running no.337, with white script & a COAL load.

Sir Frank Beauchamp had an ever expanding empire of collieries by 1925 he could see the logic in consolidating them. From November 1935 they became Radstock Collieries Ltd.

All profits go to Little Gate Farm,who help people with Learning Disabilities into paid work



WALLS ICE CREAM of LONDON £12.50

VAN In cream livery with blue script, and a white roof, running no.48

The first of 2 wagons from this Famous Company.

Founded in 1786 by Richard Wall, when he opened a Butcher's stall in St.James's market.

By the 1900's Richards grandson Thomas Wall was running the business.

In 1913 Thomas to avoid laying of staff in the summer months as the demand for meat fell,first thought about ice cream. The first world war came and this was not implimented till 1922.

All profits go to Hospice care Exeter.


WALLS ICE CREAM of LONDON £15.00

6 wheel Tanker In cream livery with blue script, (to match the van) running no.34

The second of 2 wagons.

The first ice cream served up in England was recorded in C1671 at Windsor Castle for the Feast of St. George banquet. The origins of ice cream are said to be traced back to the 4th Century BC.

Walls began making ice cream in 1922 and still do today!

All profits go to SURE, Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy against Cancer.



RHYMNEY BREWERY of RHYMNEY SOUTH WALES £12.50

VAN In white livery with red script, and a red black & brown logo, and a grey roof, running no.5

Our second wagon from this brewery very different from last time!

It was founded in 1839 by William Copeland, who was Chairman of the Rhymney Iron Co. enabling him to supply beer to his workers. Acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd. in 1966. Ceased brewing ing in 1978. However in 2003 a new Rhymney Brewery was opened in Blaenavon, Torfaen, South Wales.



ALLOA BREWERY of ALLOA SCOTLAND £12.50

VAN In grey livery with black script shaded white, with a black roof, running no.5

Our FIRST Scottish wagon. The brewery was founded in 1810 and was aquired by Archibald Arrol in 1866.

Amalgamated with other breweries during its life time, till finally closing in 1998 and then demolished in 2001





BUDDEN & BIGGS of STROOD & ROCHESTER KENT  £12.50

VAN In grey livery with white script shaded black, with a cream roof, running no.1

The Biggs brewery was started by Joseph Biggs in Wrotham. Then moved to Strood, in the late 1850's was called the Strood Steam Ale Brewery.



HASTINGS FISH of HASTINGS  £12.50             18 LEFT

VAN in light brown livery with black script & logo, running no.7 and a grey roof.

A reissue of this popular wagon with a new running no.

This wagon has the famous fish net shops which are in an area known as the Stade.

All profits go to Hastings Fishermans Museum


CALEB E. YOUNG of SHERBORNE DORSET  £15.00

CONTAINER ON S.R. CONFLAT in ochre livery with a black roof, with black script shaded red.

There is little known about Caleb Young of Bristol Road, Sherborne. He ran a removals business c.1912

Also had warehouses for storeage etc. Goods could be moved by Railway, road & sea!



JOHN WAINWRIGHT & Co. Ltd. of STOKE ST. MICHAEL SOMERSET  £12.00

5 PLANK OPEN WAGON in light brown with white script shaded black & a TARMAC LOAD.

Founded in 1891 when John Wainwright an auctioneer diversified into the quarrying industry.

The company is still trading after 125 years!

All profits go to Breathe Easy the British Lung Foundation






ENNIS VALE CREAMERY of CORNWALL £15.00 2 LEFT

6 wheel Tanker running no.7 in cream livery with green script shaded black & a black logo

Ennis Vale Clotted cream was a favorite for your cream tea in the 1920's a real cornish delight

This wagon will go well with the Ennis Butter van we produced last year (in stock)

see further down the page for details.

All profits go to Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Support Group (H S P)


MAGNA CIDER of MARSTON MAGNA SOMERSET £12.50

VAN in cream, running no.1, with light green script shaded black, a black & green logo and a grey roof.

Established in 1901 in an apple growing area in South Somerset, suppling the Marston Magna Cider & Fruit Production Company. In 1917 It began producing on a commercial scale.



OLD DELABOLE SLATE COMPANY of DELABOLE CORNWALL £13.00

PRESFLO in yellow with a light brown Panel with white script shaded light blue.

Our first presflo wagon!

When Industries in Cornwall are talked about, often China clay comes to mind! Approx 2 miles West of Camelford an old but still active industry is the Delabole Slate Quarry. Being some 425 feet deep and more than a mile and a half in cicumference producing high quality slate. In 1841 five quarries amalgamated into a single unit to become Old Delabole Slate Company.

All profits go to BRACE to fund research into Alzheimer's & other forms of dementia


DEVENISH & GROVES LTD (BREWERS) £12.50          13 LEFT

VAN in yellow ochre, running no.6, with black script shaded white, and a grey roof.

The Cornish Brewery Co.Ltd. was founded C.1742

Then had many changes after acquisitions & mergers to become Devenish & Groves Ltd.




THE NORTON MILLS CO. of Norton Fitzwarren Taunton £12.50

VAN in green, running no.4, with white script and a grey roof.

After a lot of requests here it is!

Our second vehicle from this company, first issued in Feb. 2010 (sold out)

A flour mill producing both plain & self raising flour. Like Taunton Cider both now gone



St.AUSTELL CHINA CLAY & STONE WORKS John Lovering of St.Austell £12.00  12 LEFT

5 PLANK OPEN WAGON in black, running no.1 with white script shaded red & CLAY load

John Lovering & co. It was a devon man William Cookworthy who discovered china clay.

Apart from being used by potters etc. china clay is used in a lot of everyday commodities, paper making, tablets, face creams, linoleum shaving soap and much much more. John Lovering was a major independent supplier having his quarry and works in the St. Austell area. He with other operators merged to form English China Clay.



SHIPSTONE'S BREWERY of NOTTINGHAM £12.50

VAN in cream, running no.3, with black script with black & red logo and a black roof.

Our first venture into Nottinghamshire!

Founded in 1852, Acquired by Greenall Whitley co.ltd.1978.

Later went into retail only..... In 2013 A new Shipstones named Little Star Brewery was opened a short distance down the road from the original brewery, carrying on with the same quality and taste.

After Nottinghams loss of breweries, one happy return.

All profits go to B.I.B.I.C. (British Institute for Brain Injured Children)



HUDSON Household REMOVALS of LONDON, BRIGHTON & PARIS £15.00

CONTAINER ON L.B.& S.C.R. CONFLAT In purple with gold script & lining, also a white roof. Running no. 4

Long before the Channel Tunnel, Hudson was not only moving household furniture & goods on any railway system

in the U.K. but also the continent. With depositories in London, Brighton & Paris

All profits go to Hastings Tramway Club to help with the rebuilding of an old Tramcar.



 


FIRST SWISS ALPINE MILK EXPORTING Co. of RAMSHORN SWITZERLAND. £15.00

6 WHEEL TANKER  in white, with green script & a black logo, running no. 101

Little is known about this company. It operated from 1882.



LION SALT WORKS of NORTHWICH CHESHIRE   £12.50      LOW STOCK 14 LEFT

Our first salt wagon!

SALT WAGON in yellow livery with a dark grey roof, red script shaded black & a black logo. Running no. 21

Cheshire is famous for its salt deposits. Salt mining has been going on since Roman times.

Henry Ingram Thompson started  the Lion Salt Works in 1894. It closed in 1986 but survives today as a museum.

It is located beside the Trent & Mersey Canal

All profits go to The Lion Salt Works Museum Trust


JOHN GIBBON, GLYNTAFF QUARRY of PONTYPRIDD   £12.00

4 PLANK OPEN WAGON with a stone load, in grey,running no.6 with black iron work,white script shaded black

There is very little information about John Gibbon and this wagon! apart it was built at Gloucester Railway Carriage & wagon Co. Limited works,  and we have a picture of it.

In the Evening Express dated 19th May 1910, John Gibbon advertised for a qualified steam crane driver, for the Glyntaff Quarry.


JOHN BOARD & Co. LTD of BRIDGWATER   £12.50  LOW STOCK  9 LEFT

GUN POWDER VAN in yellow ochre, with black script shaded red & a black roof, running no. 2

Our second wagon from this firm, last issued in 2009 (sold out).

Slime deposits were collected from the area of Bridgwater's river Parrett banks in the winter months.

These were stockpiled for manufacturing during the summer. Thet were weathered for six months, and were known as Bath Bricks. Thet were all individually wrapped also known as Scouring or Flanders Bricks.

All profits go to Friends of Blake Museum Bridgwater.

  

CHILTONIAN BISCUITS of SIDLEY, SUSSEX    £12.50

VAN in cream, running no.8, with black & green script with black & orange logo and a grey roof.

The biscuit factory closed in C1980.

All profits go to Autism Sussex

 

HOARE BROTHERS ROAD METAL CONTRACTORS of TAVISTOCK, DEVON    £15.00

20T STEEL OPEN MINERAL in black, running no.22, with white script and a TARMAC load

In 1912 Hoare Brothers began quarrying at Wallabrook Quarry, Tavistock, Devon.

This wagon will go with the hopper wagon we produced some time ago. (sold out).

 

G. RUSSELL of WEST MARINA St. LEONARDS-on-SEA, SUSSEX   £12.00

7 PLANK OPEN in red, running no.11, with black shaded red name on a white background & white shaded black

script and a COAL load.

This wagon was built by the Midland Railay Carriage & wagon Co. Ltd.

 Was registered by the SC&R in 1906

Very little is known about him as were so many from that era



W. H. PINNEY & Co. of Axminster & Lyme Regis.   £12.00 LOW STOCK

7 PLANK OPEN with a choice of a COAL LOAD 13 LEFT or TIMBER LOAD. 1 LEFT

In brick red livery with white script shaded black also black end irons running no. 4

Pinney was a coal and general merchant carrying corn, timber, bricks, tiles, slates amongst other commodities

The railway line to Lyme Regis was closed in 1965

All profits go to Lyme Regis Museum

 

SOMERTON STEAM BREWERY of Somerton,Somerset   £12.50

VAN in grey, running no.5, yellow script with red shading and a white roof.

One of somerset many breweries, had a number of changes of ownership.

In 1872 was producing family bitter ale, beer, porter, & malt.

By 1906 were also producing Mineral waters.

 

CROMER'S RENOWNED CRAB'S & FISH of Cromer, Norfolk £12.50             LOW STOCK 10 LEFT

VAN in blue, with dark blue logo & script and a white roof. Running no.2

Cromer has been famous for its tasty crabs for many years.

They also land herring, cod, whelks, and small shellfish.

All profits go to Julia's House the Dorset and Wiltshire Childrens Hospices

 

MEW LANGTON'S ROYAL BREWERY of Newport, Isle Of Wight  £15.00

CONTAINER ON S.R. CONFLAT In red with black script & logo, also a black roof. Running no. I.O.W.2

Founded by Benjamin Mew in C1814, later became Mew langtons & Co. Ltd.

It was the largest brewery on the island.

All profits go to IAIN RITCHIE FOUNDATION to help those with Cystic Fibrosis


 

WYE VALLEY ASPARAGUS OF THE WYE VALLEY  £13.00  LOW STOCK 17 LEFT

FRUIT MEX VAN in light blue with white script, logo and roof, running no. 126357

Our second wagon using the fruit mex body!

Something just a little different!

The Wye Valley Asparagus growers are now able to grow asparagus most of the year.



STRONG of ROMSEY (HORSEFAIR BREWERY) £12.50            6 LEFT

VAN in dark blue, running no.18 with a white logo, white script with pale yellow shading.

Founded in 1778 You may remember the large advertising boards stating “YOU'RE NOW IN STRONG  COUNTRY

 

WILTS UNITED DAIRY LTD. TROWBRIDGE (DIPLOMA CONDENSED SWEETENED MILK £12.50   13 LEFT

VAN in cream, with an orange and blue logo, blue script with orange shading, running no.9

The Diploma Condensed Sweetened Milk was made by Wilts United Dairy at their TROWBRIDGE factory.

All profits go to Castle Kids Club AND Weston Hospice Care

 

CULM DAVY BRICKWORKS of DEVON  £12.00                   6 LEFT

5 PLANK OPEN with a BRICK LOAD. In yellow livery with white script & red shading, running no.1

Had a private siding of 22 chains in length on the Culm Valley Branch in Devon.

They failed to get a contract to supply bricks for the SEVERN tunnel, the company was wound up in 1881

and the siding was lifted.

 

 

GUEST, KEEN & NETTLEFOLDS LTD. OF DOWLAIS £15.00                 2 LEFT

12 TON HOPPER WAGON running no. C.105 in beige ochre with white script with a  COAL Load

 Wagons like this one carried coal and iron ore from Llanharry

 to the G K N's Dowlais ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil

Makers of bolts, nuts, washers, rivets, etc.

All profits go to Cancer research Wales


WELSH HILLS (THOMAS & EVANS) of PORTH £12.50                     11 LEFT

 VAN in red livery with yellow script shaded black with running no.14

In the same style as the previous issues.

Our 5th wagon from this firm, this time advertising Dandelion & Burdock.

Thomas & Evans produced many flavours of non-alcholic soft drinks.

All profits go to Ty Hafan Children's Hospice.

 

L. WILLIAMS & SON of  ABERTHAW  £12.50

Blue Lias Lime works Aberthaw 

5 PLANK OPEN with a COAL Load  in cream running no.2 with black script & black strapping.

One of 5 wagons acquired in 1897 to transport coal for the lime works.

They had their own siding north of St.Athan Road station.

All profits go to Guide Dogs for the Blind

 


SIDNEY FUSSELL & SONS LTD. CROSS KEYS BREWERY of RODE near BATH  £12.50             9  LEFT

VAN in brown with a black logo & white script running no.6

All profits go to Dorothy  House Hospice care providing care for people with life limiting illness

 


NORMAN HUNT of SEDDLESCOMBE,BATTLE, SUSSEX  £12.50

VAN  in cream running no.4 black script with CROWMAN logo in purple & black.

Our 3rd issue from this company. Each with a different logo and running no.

All profits go to PARCHMENT TRUST helping disabled young people


RIDLERS CIDER of HEREFORD £12.50

VAN  in yellow running no.12 with black script, logo & roof.

A van to go with the tanker issued a while ago (SOLD OUT) The 1800's saw a change in cider making.



JOHN MARSTON, THE DOLPHIN BREWERY, MARKET STREET, POOLE, DORSET £12.50

VAN in cream running no.2 with black script & a blue and black logo.



ENNIS VALE BUTTER OF CORNWALL £12.50                        4 LEFT

VAN  in cream with a grey roof. Has green & red script and logo.running no.4

 

PORT TALBOT STEEL Co. Ltd  £12.00

7 PLANK OPEN in red livery with black end irons. Running no.14

White script with black shading and has a COAL LOAD

 

 

WESTLEIGH STONE & LIME CO.LTD of BURLESCOMBE DEVON  £12.50

LIME WAGON in red livery with black end irons and white script with black shading. no.22

All profits go to Burnham Railway Heritage Group

 

ALTON COURT BREWERY of ROSS ON WYE £12.50           16 left

VAN in cream livery, with a grey roof and green script. running no.102

 

CLINCH'S BREWERY £15.00                                               15 LEFT

CONTAINER ON CONFLAT A grey livery container with with white script & logo with running no.2

 

 

UNITED DAIRIES  £15.00                                                         SINGLE FIGURES  8 LEFT

6 WHEEL TANKER  in silver livery with dark green script. Running no. 4420




 EXHIBITIONS

Sat July 1st Blackmore Vale Classis vehicle & vintage show HENSTRIDGE, Airfield BA8 0TN 10 till 5pm



DETAILS AVAILABLE SOON

Meet us and collect your order(s) at the following exhibitions. We look forward to seeing you!!





QUALITY POLICY.

We are determined to retain our policy of commissioning the best quality models that we can.

This will mean that our open wagons will continue to have blackened end irons and the majority of our vans will feature a logo (if one was used).

 We are fully aware that this costs us money, but we believe the success of our sales indicates this is what our customers want and that they really appreciate the high quality models we sell.

WEB SITE

 We update our website at regular intervals.

 Please keep looking for the latest changes to our stock - what's coming in and what has just sold out!

 

ENQUIRIES & ORDERS.

Please contact:  Dave Bysouth

26 Blackmoor Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8EL

   07780 796741 for availability.

Email.     [email protected]  ANYTIME

For PAYPAL we send you the invoice (via email)


 

 Please respect OUR privacy and make phone calls BEFORE 7.00pm / 19.00hours.

 

 All cheques payable to BDMRC please, with a covering note as to your requirements.

This saves us a lot of work tracing orders later.

 

PAYPAL IS AVAILABLE IF YOU PREFER ( we send you the invoice)

 

LOW STOCK ITEMS

 We strongly recommend that you check with us in advance that the item(s) you require are still available.

This is particularly important when ordering items listed as Low stock! Less than 19 left or

'Single figures' less than 9 left as it avoids disappointment.

 

OUR POSTAL CHARGES HAVE REMAINED THE SAME ......AGAIN NO INCREASE

 

 POST & PACKING

1 & 2 models £4.00 3 to 9 models £5.00

 Overseas orders will be despatched at cost - please enquire for details.

 Proof of postage obtained on all despatches, although the maximum compensation figure on UK deliveries is now set at £20.00 by Royal Mail.

 If you would like your goods sent by Special Delivery with a next day 1pm guaranteed delivery and £500 compensation cover this can be arranged at a cost of £9.50.

 

NEWSLETTER DESPATCH.

We have reluctantly taken the step to cease mailing the newsletter separately by post.

 Now more than ever it is essential that you give us your e-mail address

so that you are kept fully aware of what is happening.

 Alternatively, if you are able to send us STAMPS we will gladly

 continue to keep sending you the newsletter.

 

 Editor

 

Dave