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ENFIELD LOCK

 

Lock State Date Length Length - Working Distance Width Fall Removed or bypassed
Enfield Lock Extant 1725         1768
Enfield Lock Rebuilt 1768     13' 4'' 9' 7'' 1922
Enfield Lock (Brick and timber) Report 1917     13' 4''    
Enfield Lock Rebuilt 1922 90' 0'' 87' 0'' 16' 0'' 9' 7''  

 

This was the centre of the management of the Lee Navigation.  The Lee Conservancy offices were built here in 1907 on the western side of the river, below the lock. They served until recently as an office for British Waterways.

 

On 12.1.1780 it was “Resolved that the following Locks be repaired with all convenient speed Viz. … Enfield Lock, Enfield Half Lock, Piggotts Lock, Cooks Lock, Boltons Lock, Stonebridge Lock, Tottenham Lock, Lee Bridge Half Lock, Hackney Marsh Brick Cistern Lock And It Is Ordered that the Surveyor do repair the same as he shall find them absolutely necessary” (NA Rail 845/5).

 

13.11.1786 "the Surveyor do fill up the temporary Cut lately made near Enfield Lock for supplying Enfield Mill Stream with water  during Mr George's  rebuilding that Lock" (NA Rail 845/51)

 

On the 18th October 1862, the Engineers' (three of them in succession) campaign for the rebuilding of Enfield Lock began. It was to last 60 years!  Nathaniel Beardmore prepared a detailed and persuasive report which occupied four pages of closely written copperplate hand writing in the Trust's Minute Book. To no avail; it was discussed at each meeting over the next seven months, before being deferred  on 15.5.1863 until the end of the year.  (NA Rail 845/15) 

 

Beardmore's ideas included double locks in this plan of 1863.

                

LMA ACC 2423/P840

 

On 20.4.1883, the lock house was insured for £150, although it was noted that it was “away" from the Collector’s office. (as can be seen on P754 below) (NA Rail 845/23). 

 

A comment on hours of work at Enfield Yard appeared in Committee Minutes on 2nd July 1883: "By some old custom at the yard it appears that the workmen do not come in until 7.0 o'clock on Monday mornings all the year round..... (We) recommend that the Workmen be required to begin their work at 6.0 o'clock." (as on Tuesday to Saturday) (NA Rail 845/57)

 

This area was frequently the stop and start of the two day surveys which became the practice in the late 19th century, particularly when the Steam Barge “Salisbury” was in use.  However, during the survey of 1884 the second day was enlivened when “In consequence of one of the tubes of the Boiler bursting before the Barge started, Towing Horses were obtained”

 

Joseph Child opened his lock campaign on  16.10.1885 "I would bring before your notice the necessity and desirability of building a new lock, the sides of the old one are such that I could not guarantee their stability.... " LMA ACC 2423/002

 

22.1.1886 "...I now present the plans for the new lock...(J Child) (LMA ACC 2423/002)

 

 

                            LMA ACC 2423/P/754

 

Despite Charles Tween's signature on this plan, it was Joe Child's proposal (and hope) in 1886. Sadly the Conservancy Board disagreed with him and insisted that he repair the sides of the old one.

 

Interestingly, the detailed plan for the new lock (below) showed the intention to build the new lock with the upper culvert feeding the water into the chamber through three ports in the invert of the lock to reduce turbulence. The principle of this idea was later adopted in other deep locks on the Lee, but not at Enfield when it was finally rebuilt in 1922

 

       LMA ACC 2423/P476

 

Charles Tween's signature was also on a plan for ornate new collector's houses at Enfield Lock in February 1886.

 

       LMA ACC 2423/P022

 

However, the Board obviously did not agree and those that were built in 1889 were rather more utilitarian.

 

      LMA ACC 2423/P023

 

 

12.8.1892 “A letter from the Reverend C J Carter of Enfield Lock complaining of the bad language used by Bargemen in the vicinity of the School at Enfield Lock was read and….It was resolved  that he be informed that the Board regret they have no control in the matter.” (NA Rail 845/26)

 

22.9.1905  Charles Tween tried again to have Enfield Lock not only rebuilt but widened to 16' from the existing 13' 4''. Part of his report reads " ...(Ponders End Lock) is 16' wide, which width was adopted by Mr Beardmore as the gauge for all future locks as is shewn by the fact that Rammey Marsh Lock, Stanstead Lock and Hardmead Lock were subsequently constructed in masonry to that width, yet Enfield Lock is only 13ft 4ins. wide.  Rammey Marsh , the lock a mile above is 16ft, then we have 7 locks above this 13ft 3ins. wide, then 2 locks 16ft wide then Ware Lock 14ft wide and finally Hertford Lock, 18ft 6ins wide at the top of the Navigation. It will thus be seen that by reconstructing Enfield Lock to the standard width, the Navigation would be available for 16ft. craft, or barges carrying 100 tons, to the tail of Waltham Town Lock.  When Enfield Lock is completed, the others would follow in due course."  (Tween's report of 1917 is shown in the "UP" page)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Enfield Lock, c 1905

 

Charles Tween was also pressing for the new offices to be built at Enfield in the Conservancy Yard below the Lock. On 20th September 1907 he commented in his report "It will be remembered the Board approved the plans for building new offices at Enfield some long time since, but as the late Clerk (Mr Corble) informed the Board "that they had no money" the work has been postponed.*  The foundations were laid about three years ago.  I should be glad if the Board would now consent for the work to proceed.  These offices have been designed so that if at any time the Board wish for other offices, they can easily be added by lifting the roof and building them above."

 

* This might have been a tongue-in-cheek dig as a year before, when Mr Corble died, it was revealed that he had mis-appropriated £9,400 of the Board's money!

 

LMA ACC 2423/P530

 

The new offices were built and bear the date 1907. They have been extended at the right hand end to provide extra office accommodation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LMA ACC 2423/P477

 

Plans were drawn up in 1907 to extend the lock keepers house by adding a bedroom above the existing kitchen which had previously been a single storey with a sloping roof.  The two w.c's remained from the original building on the right hand end.

 

 

 

The lock house today, clearly showing the extension built a hundred years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following is a copy of a letter dated June 30th 1917, from the “Workers’ Union,” Enfield Lock Branch:-

Dear Mr Tween,

As a member of a collecting society in the Royal Small Arms Factory for our wounded soldiers and also President of the Finance Committee for the Edmonton Hospital who provide comforts for our wounded, I have been desired to write and ask you if you have such a thing as a motor boat capable of holding, say, 50 to 100, say, which could be let for the use of wounded soldiers to have a trip down the river, say, as far as Broxbourne or Rye House.  They have, as you are no doubt aware, motor bus rides and all that kind of thing, but it has been suggested that a ride on the water would be a change and very much welcomed by our wounded comrades.

We understand you have a motor barge which would be very suitable, or, if not, perhaps you could fix us up with something that you think would meet the occasion.  We should be extremely glad if you could help us in the matter, as we are anxious to give the wounded men a change and a day out sometimes.  If you agree to this, of course whatever man you send in charge we should be prepared to meet his expenses or any incidental expenses in connection with the lending of the boat.

Yours faithfully,

(Signed) J McGrath, Branch Secretary”

 

“REPORTED – That Engineer and Manager had been desired by Mr McGrath, the Chairman of the R.S.A.F. Collecting Committee, Enfield Lock, to thank the Board for the use of their Steam Barge “Salisbury” for three trips for the wounded soldiers from Edmonton Hospital, who all agreed that they were the most enjoyable outings that they had had”

 

The new lock was finally built in 1922 - this is the site plan for the works.

 

 

LMA ACC 2423/P1892

 

 

 

 

Enfield Lock

Census/Date

Name

Title

Wife

Location given by enumerator/Comments

Source Reference

 

  W D Drage Lock keeper No start date recorded but ex Barge Steersman. Started as Labourer with LCB 19.7.1937. Last recorded date 2.8.1950. Last rate of pay £7.19.11 (no date) LCB Records

6.10.1947

W C Eaton

Lock keeper

Transferred to Aqueduct Lock (at £4.5.0)

NA Rail 845/128

 

4.10.1947

W J Major

Lock keeper

Appointed ex Feildes Weir at £4.15.0

NA Rail 845/128

 

20.9.1947

C J Gypps

Lock keeper

Transferred to City Mills Lock

NA Rail 845/128

 

25.8.1947

W C Eaton (33)

Relief Lock keeper

Appointed at £4.15.0. 

NA Rail 845/128

 

14.3.1947

P Cole

 

Now at Limehouse. Date of transfer nk

NA Rail 845/128

 

27.10.1944

F Pollner (31)

Relief Collector

“We report the death on active service…”

NA Rail 845/126

 

Pollner “was called up for military service in June 1940. (He) was an efficient and  zealous  Officer of the Board and the fact that he will not return to his duties is a matter greatly to be regretted.”

 

11.9.1944

A E Newton (33)

Relief Lock keeper

.Appointed at £4.1.0 per week. 

Transferred to Kings Weir 10.1946

NA Rail 845/126

LCB Records

 

Newton was discharged from the Pioneer Corps owing to faulty eyesight but appears to be physically capable of undertaking a lock keepers duties (NA Rail 845/126)

 

13.9.1944

G Nicholson

Relief Lock keeper

Transferred to Burnt Mill Lock

NA Rail 845/126

 

2.11.1943

F Pollner

Relief Collector

Increase of 5/- per week

NA Rail 845/126

 

2.11.1943

P Cole

Relief Collector

Increase of 5/- per week

NA Rail 845/126

 

2.10.1942

George Nicholson (47)

Relief Lock keeper

Appointed

NA Rail 845/126

 

2.10.1942

A. Field

Relief Lock keeper

Transferred to Aqueduct Lock

NA Rail 845/126

 

28.11.1941

P Cole

Relief Collector

Increase of 7/6 per week

NA Rail 845/125

 

13.2.1941

Alfred Field (36)

Temp relief  Lock keeper

£2.5.0 + 5/- WB and uniform

NA Rail 845/125

 

1.4.1939

F Pollner

Relief Collector

£2.12.6.

NA Rail 845/123

 

7.10.1938

C J Gypps

Lock keeper

Appointed ex Bow Locks (relief)

NA Rail 845/122

 

7.10.1938

A F Wilcox

Clerk

Salary of £250

NA Rail 845/122

 

7.10.1938      Mr A F Wilcox …had been guilty of a serious breach of discipline. 

Collectors will now be controlled directly from Head Office

The Chief Collector’s office at Enfield Lock has been closed and is now used solely for the storing of records. (All from NA Rail 845/122

 

19.8.1938

R Kitson

Lock keeper

39/- per week with house and uniform.  Retired on own account after 5 years service

NA Rail 845/122

1.4.1938

R Kitson

Lock keeper

£1.16.0 to £1.19.0

NA Rail 845/122

 

1.4.1938

A T Hyde

Relief Collector

£2 to £2.2.6

NA Rail 845/122

 

1.4.1937

R Kitson

Lock keeper

£1.14s to £1.16s (inc house and garden)

NA Rail 845/121

 

1.4.1937

A T Hyde

Relieving Collector

£1.15s to £2

NA Rail 845/121

 

15.5.1936

E J Lawrence

Deputy Chief Collector

Appointed.  To reside at Lee House, Enfield, (but appears to have returned to Bow Lock, his resignation in 1940 was from there)

NA Rail 845/120

 

15.5.1936

A F Wilcox

Chief Collector

Appointed at £350 per annum

NA Rail 845/120

 

1.4.1936

F Pollner (23)

Relief Collector

£2.7s.6d to £2.10s

NA Rail 845/120

 

6.11.1935 A Pollner (32) Collectors Dept Appointed at £2.0.0 ex Labourer (started 6.8.1935) and Temporary Lock keeper LCB Records

6.3.1935

Rupert Kitson

Lock keeper

Appointed from Limehouse at  34/- per week with house and uniform

NA Rail 845/119

 

9.2.1935

S J Collett

Lock keeper

Resigned

NA Rail 845/119

 

1.4.1935

F Pollner

Relief Collector

£2.5s to £2.7s.6d per week

NA Rail 845/119

 

16.3.1934

A G Hopkins (79)

Relief Collector

On £3 per week, be retired on pension of 10/- per week. (Increased on 20.7.1934 to 12/6 per week)

NA Rail 845/118

 

1.4.1934

F Pollner

Relief Collector

+2/6 per week

NA Rail 845/118

 

23.6.1933

William James Major

Temp Lock keeper

Transferred to Feildes Weir

NA Rail 845/117

 

21.6.1933

S J Collett

Weir keeper

Appointed from Feildes Weir at £1.14.0

NA Rail 845/117

 

25.5.1933  G Sharp (56) “off duty though sickness… examined by Sir John Collie when he had been discharged from hospital…who reported he is not fit for work as a lock keeper but considers he could do light work..” “…had 18 years service as Lock keeper and previous to that 18 years as a labourer”  “Recommend he be transferred to be a labourer at Brimsdown Mud Shoot” (NA Rail 845/117)

22.2.1936 retired on pension of £1.13 per week (NA Rail 845/120)

3.8.1936 G Sharp (59) died (NA Rail 845/120)

 

31.3.1933  G Sharp  Reported that “3 weeks previously, he had fallen and hurt himself while operating the lock…found to be ruptured…now in hospital”  (NA Rail 845/117)

 

1.4.1933

F Pollner

Relief Collector

+2/6 per week

NA Rail 845/117

 

15.5.1931

Frederick Pollner (18)

Relief Collector

Appointed in place of J F Bickley

NA Rail 845/115

 

17.10.1930

Arthur Henry Woodgate (40)

Relief Collector

Appointed at £2.10.0 per week with uniform

NA Rail 845/114

 

1.4.1930

A F Wilcox

Asst senior Collector

+£25 per annum

NA Rail 845/114

 

1.4.1930

J W Lawrence

Senior collector

+£25 per annum

NA Rail 845/114

 

1.4.1928

A F Wilcox

Asst Senior Collector

+£25 per annum

NA Rail 845/112

 

1.4.1928

J W Lawrence

Senior Collector

+£25 per annum

NA Rail 845/112

 

1.4.1927

A G Hopkins

Asst Collector

+5/- per week

NA Rail 845/111

 

1.8.1926

Arthur Frederick Wilcox

Asst Senior

Collector

Appointed  at £275 per annum

NA Rail 845/110

 

1.8.1926

J W Lawrence

Senior Collector

Appointed at £300 per annum plus house, gas and uniform

NA Rail 845/110

 

Employed by the board since 1878. Appointed Collector Enfield 17.6.1883.  Enfield Collection office to close 31.12.1921 Pension of £2.2s  per week granted from 1.4.1922 (LMA ACC 2423/020)

17.1.1922  Drummond taken to North Middlesex Hospital by ambulance suffering from a form of paralysis.  (LMA ACC 2423/019)

18.3.1922.  Drummond had been in North Middlesex Hospital  .  Bill for care @7/- per day was £21. Paid out of his due wages with the balance of £14 paid to him  (NA Rail 845/49) 

Drummond died on 17.3.1923 (NA Rail 845/107)

 

31.12.1921

F H Drummond

Collector

To retire 31.3.1922. 

NA Rail 845/48

 

23.7.1920

F H Drummond

Collector

Plus 10/-  per week

NA Rail 845/47

 

11.6.1920

H W Platt

Relief Collector

Resigned his appointment on 5.6.1920

NA Rail 845/47

 

15.5.1920

H W Platt

Relief Collector

Appointed at £3 per week with 12/6 per week in lieu of a house. His expenses to cover his actual fares by train, tram or omnibus.

NA Rail 845/47

 

29.1.1920

H W Platt

Asst collector

Transferred to Limehouse on return to duty

NA Rail 845/47

 

14.11.1919

A G Hopkins

Asst Collector

55/- per week

NA Rail 845/46

 

14.11.1919

G Sharpe

Lock keeper

39/- per week + house, garden and uniform

NA Rail 845/46

 

14.11.1919

F H Drummond

Collector

60/- per week + house, garden, uniform and gas

NA Rail 845/46

 

14.11.1919

H W Platt

Collector

Pay to be reviewed on return to duty

NA Rail 845/46

 

15.2.1918

G Sharpe

Lock keeper

27/- per week

NA Rail 845/66

 

15.2.1918

A E Hopkins

Asst Collector

42/- per week

NA Rail 845/66

 

13.2.1918

F H Drummond

Collector

55/-

NA Rail 845/66

 

27.7.1917

A G Hopkins (62)

Asst collector

Temporary replacement for H W Platt as collector. Previously employed by Pulham & Son of Broxbourne

NA Rail 845/44

LMA ACC 2423/016

 

18.5.1917

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

Exemption expired, now called to the Colours

NA Rail 845/44

1.4.1917

H W Platt

Supernumerary Collector

+3/- per week. War bonus while actually working for the Board

NA Rail 845/44

 

1.12.1916

H W Platt

Supernumerary Collector

£5 war bonus

NA Rail 845/43

 

1.12.1916

George Sharp

Lock keeper

£3 war bonus

NA Rail 845/43

 

19.5.1916

George Sharpe

Lock keeper

Increase from 20s to 22s per week (subject to revision at the end of the war)

NA Rail 845/43

 

25.2.1916

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

Wages increased by 4/- to £2.2s per week

NA Rail 845/43

 

30.12.1915

H W Platt

Supernumerary  collector

£5 War bonus

NA Rail 845/42

 

25.12.1915

George Sharp

Lock keeper

£3 War bonus

NA Rail 845/42

 

4.3.1915

George Sharp

Lock keeper

+2/- per week

NA Rail 845/42

 

4.3.1915

H W Platt

Supernumerary Collector

+3/6 per week

NA Rail 845/42

 

4.3.1915

F H Drummond

Collector

+3/- per week

NA Rail 845/42

 

23.10.1914

George Sharpe (38)

Lock keeper

Appointed

NA Rail 845/41

 

Sharpe, in the Board’s employ for 16 years, married and had 6 children, 4 girls and 2 boys. Lock house at Enfield had only 2 bedrooms and that a third could be added at a cost of £40.  Approved (NA Rail 845/41)

 

25.9.1914

T Gillingham

 Lock keeper

 Resigned

NA Rail 845/41

 

28.2.1913

F H Drummond

Collector

Wages increased by 2/- per week

NA Rail 845/40

 

28.2.1913

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

Wages increased by 2/- per week

NA Rail 845/40

 

1.4.1912

T Gillingham

Lock keeper

Increase or 1/- per week

LMA/ACC 2423/012

 
2.4.1911 Thomas Arthur Gillingham (27) Lock keeper Nellie                   Lock House, Enfield Lock RG14PN7434 RG78PN358 RD132 SD6 ED27 SN421  
2.4.1911 F H Drummond (48) (listed under "Diamond, Grey") Toll Collector  (unreadable)    Toll House, Enfield Lock RG14PN7434 RG78PN358 RD132 SD6 ED27 SN420  
2.4.1911 Herbert Walmsley Platt (28) Collector  of Tolls Florence May   233 Enfield Highway RG14PN7429 RG78PN358 RD132 SD6 ED22 SN90  

17.2.1911

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

32/6 per week

NA Rail 845/38

 

11.11.1910

H W Platt

Supernumerary Collector

30/- per week

NA Rail 845/37

 

26.11.1909

T Gillingham

Lock keeper

Appointed

NA Rail 845/36

 

19.3.1909

Nephew of S Arnold

Lock keeper

Appointed at 16/- per week

NA Rail 845/36

 

19.3.1909

S Arnold

Lock keeper

Retired on ill health grounds.  Doctor says he is subject to fainting fits. 5/- per week  pension for 3 months (then review) after 16½ years service (he died 12.9.1909)

NA Rail 845/36

LMA ACC 2423/030

 

4.5.1906

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

28/- per week

NA Rail 845/33

 

24.2.1905

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

26/- per week

NA Rail 845/32

 

15.1.1904

H W Platt

Supernumerary collector

24/- per week

NA Rail 845/31

 

31.10.1902

H W Platt

Junior collector

22/- per week

NA Rail 845/30

 

1.11.1901

Herbert W Platt

Asst collector

Wages up from 18/- to £1 per week

NA Rail 845/30

 

31.3.1901

Frederick Drummond (38)

Toll collector

Alice

Toll House, River Lea, Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/28/

15

 

 31.3.1901

Sidney Arnold (58)

Lock keeper

Mary

Toll House, River Lea, Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/28/

15

 

6.8.1897

S Arnold

Lock keeper

Raised from 16/- to 18/- per week

NA Rail 845/28

 

25.1.1895 F Drummond Collector Again laid up ill...Crace doing his work. LMA ACC 2423/005  
6.4.1894 F Drummond Collector "Returned to duty. ....Crace to be given a gratuity.....He would make a capital collector in time" (J Child) LMA ACC 2423/005  

9.3.1894

C Crace

Office Boy

Taken over Drummond’s duties

NA Rail 845/27

 

9.3.1894 F Drummond Collector "off duty these last six weeks, his duties have been discharged very efficiently, as before, by the office boy "Crace" " (J Child) LMA ACC 2423/005  
22.9.1893 F Drummond Collector "has been ill in bed for the last month but is now recovering...his duties have been performed by our office boy under under the supervision of myself and our Chief Collector Mr Tween, he has discharged them in a very satisfactory manner" (J Child) LMA ACC 2423/004  

12.9.1893

H J Grace

Temp Collector

Appointed

NA Rail 845/27

 

8.4.1892 : F H Drummond collects £6000 pa. His tolls are collected from him twice a week by the Chief Collector Charles N Tween. (NA Rail 845/26)

 

25.3.1892 "I had to suspend Fredk H Drummond...for neglect of his work and insobriety. He is in attendance to receive your commands. I would state that his cash and accounts are correct and , if I might suggest it - a severe reprimand from the board would be beneficial to him - that is providing you are disposed to forgive him this offence.  He has been with us all his life and his father before him" (J Child) LMA ACC 2423/004  

5.4.1891

F H Drummond (28)

Toll collector

A M

Collector's House

Mx/Enfield/22/

42

 

 5.4.1891

Sydney Arnold (48)

Lock keeper

Alice

Lock House

Mx/Enfield/22/

42

 

1.8.1890

Sidney Arnold

Lock keeper

Appointed Lock keeper

NA Rail 845/25

 

7.12.1888

Jesse William Lawrence (17)

 

Trainee Toll collector

To be trained by F H Drummond

NA Rail 845/25

 

12.10.1888

Frederick H Drummond

Toll collector

Raised from £1.12.6 to £1.15.0

NA Rail 845/25

 

13.5.1888

S Hynard

Collector

Has been ill for 13 weeks, given a month’s leave of absence and F Drummond to continue taking tolls in his stead

NA Rail 845/25

 

9.4.1885 S Hynard Collector and Lock keeper Appointed ex Picketts Lock   "and since the change I have to report a very marked and satisfactory improvement in the management and collection at Enfield Lock " (J Child) LMA ACC 2423/002  
9.4.1885 R W Overall Collector and Lock keeper Resigned LMA ACC 2423/002  

1883

Thomas Norman

Collector

 Died 1883

NA Rail 845

 

4.4.1881

Thomas Norman (48)

Collector on River Lea

Elizabeth

1 Lock House

Mx/Enfield/16/

30

 

4.4.1881 

Jos Childs (43)

Engineer to the River Lea

Annie

Lee House, Lock Lane

Mx/Enfield/16/

28

 

4.6.1880

Robert William Overall

Collector and Lock keeper

 

Appointed

NA Rail 845/22

 

19.7.1878.  Thomas Newell, the Collector having become almost too old for active service desires to be superannuated or have assistance to relieve him of night work.  For some time past Norman has  been on trial here as taking at the same time the duty of Collector and Lock keeper combined, it being the opinion of the Engineer that if two such men be appointed to take day and night duty alternately it would be better.  As the present Lock keeper can neither read nor write and the continuous duty is too much for one Collector, Mr Newell might be retained on a retiring allowance to act as a supernumerary Collector in emergencies (NA Rail 845/21)

 

14.9.1877

William Clarke

Lock keeper

Transferred to Ponders End

NA Rail 845/21

 

3.3.1876

Thomas Newell

Collector

Appointed at £1.15.0 per week

NA Rail 845/20

 

22.12.1871 Charwell Lock keeper "replacing Cowley" NA Rail 845/18  
22.12.1871 Stephen Cowley Lock keeper Transferred to Limehouse Lock NA Rail 845/18  

2.4.1871

James Newell (59)

Collector of Tolls (R. Lea)

Anne

Collectors House

Mx/Enfield/15/23

 

 2.4.1871

William Clarke (41)

Lock keeper

Elizabeth

Lock House

Mx/Enfield/15/23

 

 2.4.1871

John Glass (61)

Traffic Manager (R Lee Nav)

Mary Ann

Lee House

Mx/Enfield/15/23

 

14.11.1868 Thomas Newell His "illness was temporary, but there ought to be assistance in this duty.  (Mr Glass' son (William) could take more work if properly remunerated). I  venture to suggest that no Servant responsible for large sums of Money should be without a Salary sufficient for maintaining a respectable position" (Nathaniel Beardmore) NA Rail 845/16

 

 

16.5.1861

Thomas Newell

Collector of Tolls

Raised from 28/- to 35/- per week

NA Rail 845/15

 

8.4.1861

Thomas Newell (49)

Collector of Tolls

Ann

Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/15/28

 

8.4.1861 

William Clark (30)

Lock keeper

Edith

Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/15/28

 

8.4.1861

John Start (59)

Lock keeper

~

Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/15/29

 

1.1.1856

Stephen Cowley

Lock keeper

16/- per week

NA Rail 845/14

 

17.11.1855

George Hopwood

Lock keeper

14/- per week

NA Rail 845/14

 

11.8.1855 William Glass Assistant £20 per annum with an increase of £5 per annum if he proves to be efficient.  (John Glass's son) NA Rail 845/14
21.10.1854

George Hopwood

Lock keeper

14/- per week

NA Rail 845/14

21.10.1854 Benjamin Medcalf Collector £1. 8. 0 per week NA Rail 845/14  

30.3.1851

John Glass (39)

Collector of Tolls

Mary Ann

Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/1q/15

 

30.3.1851

Benjamin Medcalf (37)

Collector of Tolls

Louisa

 

Mx/Enfield/1q/15

 

7.6.1841

John Glass (30)

Collector

Mary

Enfield Lock

Mx/Enfield/15/1

 

7.6.1841

Benjamin Medcalf (25)

Collector 

Louisa

 

Mx/Enfield/15/1

 

10.7.1806

Thomas Medcalf

Collector

Formerly London Grocer - Appointed

NA Rail 845/8

 

10.7.1806

William Pettit Windus

Collector

Deceased

NA Rail 845/8

 

22.8.1802

William Pettit Windus

Collector

Cabinet Maker of Ware appointed

NA Rail 845/7

 

22.8.1802

William Wilds

Collector

Resigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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