Chasewater Railway Museum – Marquis Nameplate

Chasewater Railway Museum

Marquis Nameplate

Marquis

After ‘McClean’, the second of the three locomotive nameplates to arrive is Marquis. The name originates from the first Marquis of Anglesey, a title awarded to the Earl of Uxbridge who fought along side Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo. Carried by the Lilleshall Company built 0-6-0 saddle tank new to the Cannock and Rugeley Collieries as their first loco in 1867, she, or is it he, lasted until cut up at the NCB Cannock Central Workshops during May 1964.

05001 No.1 Marquis 0-6-0ST Lilleshall 1867 newLilleshall locomotive 0-6-0ST No.116 of 1867  ‘Marquis’ Cannock & Rugeley Collieries’ No.1

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