Correspondence relating to Greenwich Park, 1831-1848.
Correspondence with the Greenwich Police, 1840-1846, including Acts of Parliament concerning Greenwich: 'An Act for repealing an Act of the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for the better relief and employment of the poor in the Parish of East Greenwich, in the County of Kent, and for repairing the highways and cleansing the streets, thereof and for making more effectual provisions in lieu of the said Act', dated 13 May 1828; 'An Act for lighting and watching the Parish and Town of Greenwich in the County of Kent and removing and preventing nuisance therein', dated 39 May 1823; and 'An Act for further improving the Police in and near the Metropolis', dated 17 August 1839.
Correspondence concerning trespasses committed by people at Greenwich Fair, 1846-1847.
Correspondence relating to other trespasses on the grounds of the Royal Observatory, 1846.
Correspondence concerning the London and Gravesend Railway, Landmann's Line, 1835-1836, including maps of Greenwich Park showing the proposed line and a list showing the geology underlying the railway to a depth of 25 feet as stated in 'Appendix A'.
Correspondence concerning the London and Gravesend Railway, Walker's Line, 1836, including two cross-sections with no headings.
Correspondence concerning the London and Chatham Railway, Vignole's Line, 1840-1841, including a map and printed statement and two maps of the London and Chatham Railway route.
Correspondence concerning the South Eastern Railway, Robert Stephenson's Line, 1844-1846, including a 'General Report to the Directors of the South Eastern Railway Company' concerning tremors produced by trains in various circumstances and a map of Greenwich Park showing the proposed railway line. There is also a 'Report on the vibration produced by trains in passing through the tunnel at Kensal Green'.
Papers relating to the probable disturbance of the Royal Observatory by the South Eastern Railway and a draft of clauses for the South Eastern Railway Bill. There are also official documents on the correspondence relating to the plans for railways through Greenwich Park, including several plans of the proposed routes. The papers date from 1846.
Correspondence concerning the Greenwich and Blackwall Railway's extension, 1845.
Correspondence on the tremors occasioned by railway trains, 1846.
Report titled 'Perambulation of the bounds of Greenwich Parish 1847 May 13', with a note to the Revd Soames concerning the said perambulation.
Letter concerning the transmission of plans and sections of the buildings and grounds of the Royal Observatory to the Admiralty, 1847.
Letters concerning a night post from Greenwich Post Office, 1846.