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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 4976 m/e 01/1930

Names Carried
Date From Name

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Hall
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service During 01/1930
Withdrawal During 05/1964
Scrapping During 07/1964
Service Life 34 yrs, 3 mths , 30 dys

Code Name From Date
85C Hereford 4w/e 31/10/1953
85A Worcester 4w/e 25/02/1956
83D Laira m/e 16/06/1956
83G Penzance 4w/e 01/11/1958
83D Laira 4w/e 11/07/1959
81E Didcot 4w/e 08/10/1960
81C Southall 4w/e 21/04/1962
81F Oxford 4w/e 06/04/1963
81F Oxford 4w/e 28/09/1963
   Withdrawn m/e 05/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 85C Hereford 4w/e 31/10/1953
ALLOC 85A Worcester 4w/e 25/02/1956
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 16/06/1956
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 01/11/1958
ALLOC 83D Laira 4w/e 11/07/1959
ALLOC 81E Didcot 4w/e 05/10/1960
ALLOC 81C Southall 4w/e 21/04/1962
ALLOC 81F Oxford 4w/e 06/04/1963
ALLOC 81F Oxford 4w/e 29/09/1963
WDN   06/05/1964

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Date Event Details Source See Also
01/1930 To Service To service as GWR Number 4976, name: WARFIELD HALL
Built at Swindon Works
31/10/1953 Allocation Reallocated to Hereford (85C)    
25/02/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Worcester (85A)    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
01/11/1958 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
11/07/1959 Allocation Reallocated to Laira (83D)    
08/10/1960 Allocation Reallocated to Didcot (81E)    
12/11/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - "A" shop. SLS 1/1962 Link
21/04/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Southall (81C)    
06/04/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Oxford (81F)    
28/09/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Oxford (81F)    
05/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 4976    

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