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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 5051   24/05/1936

Names Carried
Date From Name
24/05/1936 DRYSLLWYN CASTLE
18/08/1937 EARL BATHURST

Locomotive Specifics
Designer Collett
Class Castle
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Fri 24/05/1936 to Landore (LDR)
Withdrawal Fri 24/05/1963 off Llanelly (87F)
Service Life 27 yrs

Tenders
Type Number From Company Water Coal
Collett 4,000g 2690 09/05/1936 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2678 15/01/1938 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2610 21/12/1939 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2432 21/11/1941 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2543 15/08/1942 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2781 20/08/1943 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2727 16/06/1944 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2816 08/06/1945 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2583 24/05/1947 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2831 11/08/1948 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2435 19/10/1949 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2813 30/10/1951 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2898 23/10/1953 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2601 13/08/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2565 06/10/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2912 31/12/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2543 07/09/1957 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2849 30/10/1957 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2584 18/09/1959 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4122 21/06/1961 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt

Allocations
Code Name From Date
LDR Landore (New) 24/05/1936
87A Neath (Court Sart) 23/06/1961
87F Llanelly 09/02/1963
   Withdrawn 24/05/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 87A Neath (Court Sart) 4w/e 17/06/1961
LOAN 87F Llanelly 4w/e 09/02/1963
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 09/03/1963
WDN   4w/e 01/06/1963

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
24/05/1936 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6638)
21/11/1941 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6626)
08/06/1945 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4622)
24/05/1947 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6660)
06/12/1949 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6628)
30/10/1951 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6632)
06/10/1955 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4658)
30/10/1957 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6606)
18/09/1959 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6657)
22/06/1961 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6661)

Preservation
Current Status Unknown


Works Visits
Works Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Swindon Works 02/12/1937 28/01/1938 58 days Intermediate
Tender number 2678 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
112859
Swindon Works 16/11/1939 02/01/1940 48 days Intermediate
Tender number 2610 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
219249
Swindon Works 19/09/1941 23/11/1941 66 days General
Boiler number 6626 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2432 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
325741
Swindon Works 07/07/1943 27/08/1943 52 days Intermediate
Tender number 2781 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
409449
Swindon Works 19/05/1944 19/06/1944 32 days Light Repair
Tender number 2727 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 02/05/1945 08/06/1945 38 days General
Boiler number 4622 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2816 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
493316
Swindon Works 16/04/1947 24/05/1947 39 days Intermediate
Boiler number 6660 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2583 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
595351
Swindon Works 30/06/1948 11/08/1948 43 days Light Repair
Tender number 2831 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
 
Swindon Works 07/11/1949 06/12/1949 30 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6628 (Diagram HB)
704843
Swindon Works 28/09/1951 30/10/1951 33 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6632 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2813 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
796262
Swindon Works 10/09/1953 23/10/1953 44 days Heavy Intermediate
Tender number 2898 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
882941
Swindon Works 30/08/1955 06/10/1955 38 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 4658 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2565 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
972933
Swindon Works 07/09/1957 30/10/1957 54 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6606 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2543 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1072267
Swindon Works 27/07/1959 18/09/1959 54 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 6657 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2584 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1160604
Swindon Works 26/04/1961 23/06/1961 59 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6661 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 4122 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
1240778

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
09/05/1936 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2690    
24/05/1936 To Service To service as GWR Number 5051, name: DRYSLLWYN CASTLE
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Landore (LDR)
Diagram HB boiler fitted
   
18/08/1937 Naming Renamed 'EARL BATHURST'    
02/12/1937 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 02/12/1937. Dep: 28/01/1938.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2678 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/11/1939 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 16/11/1939. Dep: 02/01/1940.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2610 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
19/09/1941 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 19/09/1941. Dep: 23/11/1941.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6626 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2432 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
15/08/1942 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2543    
07/07/1943 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 07/07/1943. Dep: 27/08/1943.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2781 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
19/05/1944 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 19/05/1944. Dep: 19/06/1944.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2727 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
02/05/1945 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (General) - Arr: 02/05/1945. Dep: 08/06/1945.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4622 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2816 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
16/04/1947 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Intermediate) - Arr: 16/04/1947. Dep: 24/05/1947.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6660 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2583 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
30/06/1948 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Light Repair) - Arr: 30/06/1948. Dep: 11/08/1948.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2831 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
19/10/1949 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2435    
07/11/1949 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 07/11/1949. Dep: 06/12/1949.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6628 (Diagram HB)
   
28/09/1951 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 28/09/1951. Dep: 30/10/1951.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6632 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2813 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
10/09/1953 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 10/09/1953. Dep: 23/10/1953.
Work undertaken:
Tender number 2898 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
13/08/1955 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2601    
30/08/1955 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 30/08/1955. Dep: 06/10/1955.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 4658 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2565 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
31/12/1955 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2912    
07/09/1957 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 07/09/1957. Dep: 30/10/1957.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6606 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2543 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
27/07/1959 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy Intermediate) - Arr: 27/07/1959. Dep: 18/09/1959.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6657 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2584 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
   
26/04/1961 Works Visit Works Visit - Swindon Works (Heavy General) - Arr: 26/04/1961. Dep: 23/06/1961.
Work undertaken:
Boiler number 6661 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 4122 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
   
23/06/1961 Allocation Reallocated to Neath (Court Sart) (87A)    
09/02/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
24/05/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 5051 from Llanelly (87F)    

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