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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 6835 m/e 09/1937

Names Carried
Date From Name
09/1937 EASTHAM GRANGE

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Grange
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 308
To Service During 09/1937
Withdrawal Fri 24/05/1963
Scrapping During 10/1963
Service Life 25 yrs, 8 mths , 23 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 09/1937
84D Leamington 3w/e 19/05/1951
84C Banbury 6w/e 30/06/1951
84K Chester West 2w/e 12/07/1952
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 17/07/1954
83G Penzance 4w/e 27/01/1962
84B Oxley 4w/e 21/04/1962
82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 19/05/1962
   Withdrawn 24/05/1963

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 84D Leamington 4w/e 21/04/1951
ALLOC 84C Banbury 4w/e 16/06/1951
ALLOC 84K Chester West 4w/e 12/07/1952
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 17/07/1954
ALLOC 83G Penzance 4w/e 27/01/1962
ALLOC 84B Oxley 4w/e 21/04/1962
ALLOC 82B St Philips Marsh 4w/e 19/05/1962
WDN   4w/e 01/06/1963

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

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/01/1943 Sheds noted 1/43 2870 ABDR; 8710, 9797 ABG; 3821, 4909, 6835/9, 7800/11 (BAN); 2220, 5025/76, 5564, 6014/7/24, 7802 (BL); 6863 BL/SPM; 4094, 5049, 5970, 6353 (CDF); 5951, 7815 (GLO); 3446, 5060, 6000, 6911 (LA); 6857 (LDR); 5028 (NA); 2636 (NPT); 9317 (OXF); 8302 (OXY); 2881, 4037/89, 4900/98, 5027, 5922/41/96(); 6155, 6902/20, 9306/8 (PDN); 5975 (PPR); 9315 (RDG); 4956, 5566, 6387, 7253 (SDN); 5994 (SLP); 2838/62, 6873 (STJ); 4013/53, 5031, 5957, 6321 (SRD); 5346 (TYS); 5954/99 (TN); 4045, 5406 (WES); 5983, 6877, 6921 (WOS). SLS/194302
30/11/1948 Swindon Works New Work November: Nos. 6761 DYD (3/11), 6762 (4/11), 6763 (10/11), 6764 (12/11), 6765 (26/11); 4169 (15/11); 6991 Acton Burnell Hall WES (22/11), 6992 Arborfield Hall (26/11); Nos. 4168 an 6760 PILL were both completed on 29/10. Locomotives entering Works 28/10/48 to 26/11/48: These included Nos. 184 (condemned), 1013/27, 1331, 1435, 1538 (condemned - at present being used as Works pilot), 1749 (condemned), *1867 (condemned), *2010, *2121, *2187, 2249, *2706, *2717 (both condemned), 2819/71/74/88/96, 2906/32/40/43/53, 3169/86, 3624/77, 3733, 3806/41/64, 3951, 4015/18/25/60/81/83/92/93, 4123, 4287, 4508/53/84, 4665/91, 4900/60, 5031/32/49/67, 5121 (condemned), 5128/77, 5345, 5406/11, 5537/44/48, 5689, 5744/72/81/94, 5801, 5926/67/89, 6021, 6146, 6382/88, 6407, 6715, 6835/43/52, 6915/35/40/47/50/59/61, 7760, 7808, 8751, **9019 (condemned), 9310, 9754, 'Austerity' 77380. *Open cab. **Fitted small 2,000 gallon tender (No. 1128 of 4/96). Nos. 6991/92 came out painted black and fully lined, While Nos. 4168/69, 6760/65 are black and unlined. The following have been painted black and fully lined:-Nos. 4966/96, 5967/92, 6922/40/50 while Nos. 1362, 2194, 2252, 2840, 3685/96, 3811, 4290, 5214, 5384, 5563, 7234, 7716/64, 8768/77, 9310 an 9711 are painted black, but not lined. Nos. 3720 an 7702 have 'G.W.R.' on the tank sides and are fitted with smokebox numberplates. No. 6009 has been fitted with a new standard cast iron smokebox num-berplate, in place of the former smaller brass one, all locomotives leaving Works are now fitted with smokebox numberplates. Locomotives noted with top feed boilers:-Nos. 3624/85/96, 5772/81, 5801, 7702/16/64, 8710/68/77, 9745. SLS/194901

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
09/1937 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 6835, name: EASTHAM GRANGE
Built at Swindon Works
   
19/05/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Leamington (84D)    
30/06/1951 Allocation Reallocated to Banbury (84C)    
12/07/1952 Allocation Reallocated to Chester West (84K)    
17/07/1954 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
27/01/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Penzance (83G)    
21/04/1962 Allocation Reallocated to Oxley (84B)    
19/05/1962 Allocation Reallocated to St Philips Marsh (82B)    
05/1963 Withdrawn Condemned as 6835    

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