1893,1894 Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway notes hand signed by Fred Attock - Newton Heath
Lot 96
1893,1894 Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway notes hand signed by Fred Attock - Newton Heath
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,239) inc. premium
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Sports Memorabilia Chester
20 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21119
Lot Details
1893,1894 Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway notes hand signed by Fred Attock - Newton Heath
1893,1894 Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway notes hand signed by Fred Attock - Newton Heath
Two hand written notes on official Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway note paper, one dated March 4th 1893 'Your wagon 26 has been labelled "home for repairs" from Hill house....' and July 24th 1894 'Your Wagon 4 has been labelled 'home for repairs' from Horbury Jet', each note is neatly hand signed and dated to the reverse by Fred Attock, superintendent who was the first President of Newton Heath F.C. (2)

Footnotes

  • Frederick Attock (born 1846) was the first president of Newton Heath Lancashire &Yorkshire Railways F.C. (later to become Manchester United F.C.). He was born in Liverpool, but eventually moved to Manchester, becoming the superintendent engineer of the carriage and wagon works of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway's Newton Heath depot. Newton Heath L&YR Football Club was established in 1878 by members of the dining room committee at the carriage and wagon works with Attock appointed as the club's president.
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