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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
Great Western Railway 5056 on 17/06/1936

Names Carried
Date From Name
17/06/1936 OGMORE CASTLE
20/09/1937 EARL OF POWIS

Locomotive Specifics
Designer C. Collett
Class Castle
Company History GWR
Wheels 4-6-0
Builder Swindon Works
Order Number 303
To Service Sat 17/06/1936 to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Withdrawal w/e Sat 21/11/1964 off Oxley (2B)
Scrapping During 02/1965 at Cashmore's (Great Bridge)
Service Life 28 yrs, 5 mths , 4 dys

Tenders
Type Number From Company Water Coal
Collett 4,000g 2695 17/06/1936 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2652 17/02/1938 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2793 14/09/1939 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2387 22/05/1942 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2634 19/04/1944 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2584 11/02/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2607 04/03/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2437 28/07/1946 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2627 18/04/1947 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2893 09/05/1949 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2700 04/11/1950 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2814 01/08/1952 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Hawksworth 4,000g 4034 26/01/1954 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2428 11/01/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2630 29/01/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2883 26/03/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2683 19/08/1955 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2643 25/01/1957 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2819 14/06/1958 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2563 06/09/1958 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2802 05/12/1958 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 2796 17/11/1960 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt
Collett 4,000g 4017 29/03/1962 GWR 4,000g 6t 0cwt

Allocations
Code Name From Date
PDN Old Oak Common (New) on 17/06/1936
   Stored (Swindon) on 23/10/1950
81A Old Oak Common (Reinstated) on 04/11/1950
88L Cardiff East Dock on 26/07/1963
86C Hereford on 13/04/1964
2B Oxley on 14/06/1964
   Withdrawn w/e 21/11/1964

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
ALLOC 88L Cardiff East Dock 4w/e 27/07/1963
ALLOC 86C Hereford 2w/e 13/04/1964
ALLOC 91M To London Midland Region 3w/e 29/06/1964
ALLOC 2B Oxley 5w/e 11/07/1964

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
17/06/1936 Diagram HB boiler fitted
14/09/1939 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6649)
11/02/1946 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4643)
11/09/1947 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6637)
09/05/1949 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4620)
10/10/1950 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6622)
01/08/1952 Diagram HA boiler fitted (number 4639)
26/01/1954 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6602)
25/01/1957 Diagram HB boiler fitted (number 6662)
17/11/1960 Diagram HD boiler fitted (number 7656)
17/11/1960 Double Chimney fitted
29/03/1962 Diagram HD boiler fitted (number 7679)


Works Visits
Works Stopped Entry Departure Durn Level of Work Mileage
Swindon Works 22/10/1936 11/11/1936 21 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 05/01/1938 27/02/1938 54 days Intermediate
Tender number 2652 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
117030
Swindon Works 17/06/1938 11/07/1938 25 days Light Repair  
Swindon Works 28/07/1939 28/09/1939 63 days General
Boiler number 6649 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2793 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
211455
Swindon Works 13/04/1942 25/05/1942 43 days Intermediate
Tender number 2387 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
347029
Swindon Works 22/02/1944 11/08/1944 172 days Intermediate
Tender number 2634 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
440603
Swindon Works 10/01/1946 11/02/1946 33 days General
Boiler number 4643 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2584 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
525383
Swindon Works 07/08/1947 11/09/1947 36 days Intermediate
Boiler number 6637 (Diagram HB)
613666
Swindon Works 31/03/1949 09/05/1949 40 days Heavy General
Boiler number 4620 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2893 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
700946
Swindon Works 11/09/1950 10/10/1950 30 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6622 (Diagram HB)
783336
Swindon Works 18/06/1952 01/08/1952 45 days Heavy Intermediate
Boiler number 4639 (Diagram HA)
Tender number 2814 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
887127
Swindon Works 28/12/1953 26/01/1954 30 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6602 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 4034 (Hawksworth 4,000g) attached.
979999
Swindon Works 26/05/1955 19/08/1955 86 days Heavy Intermediate
Tender number 2683 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1060624
Swindon Works 25/09/1956 25/01/1957 123 days Heavy General
Boiler number 6662 (Diagram HB)
Tender number 2643 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1134110
Swindon Works 07/10/1958 05/12/1958 60 days Heavy Intermediate
Tender number 2802 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
1225523
Swindon Works 26/09/1960 17/11/1960 53 days Heavy General
Boiler number 7656 (Diagram HD)
Tender number 2796 (Collett 4,000g) attached.
Double Chimney fitted
1328420

Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
31/01/1946 Swindon Works Locos entering works during January: 207/42/70, 1751/86, 2084, 2116, 2221/74, 2679, 2766, 2802/11/53/62/98, 2912/51, 3034, 3188, 3219/64, 3754, 3808/63, 4004/13/7/21, 4125, 4299, 4326, 4539/47/98, 4615, 4811/5/54, 4909/51/6/63/90, 5019/46/55/6/80, 5161, 5361, 5403, 5534/40/52/65, 5906/25/51/72/4/85, 6003/10/4/9/22/6, 6112, 6314/45/7/56, 6690, 6721, 6919/61/5, 7300/9, 7700/8, 7804, 8359, 8704/14/22/70, 9301, 9768/89/91, WD 71488, 75046. SLS/194604
31/08/1947 Swindon Works Locos. entering Works during August included: 992, 1004, 1758, 2023, 2280, 2289, 2409, 2568, 2818, 2833, 2886, 3170, 3375, 3582, 3845, 4015, 4021, 4049, 4055, 4082, 4701, 4800, 4924, 4931, 4945, 4957, 4989, 5006, 5049, 5056, 5069, 5084, 5088, 5094, 5318, 5337, 5347, 5353, 5370, 5913, 5922, 5923, 5940, 5962, 6333, 6909, 6931, an 6965. 2-8-0's which have recently been converted to oil-burning were ex Works as follows: Nos. 4809 (2845) 11/8, 4810 (2853) 13/8, 4857 (3831) 16/8 and 4811 (2847) 20/8. The construction of Lot 366 is under way and No. 6971 (coal-burning) is nearing completion. (16/9). SLS/194710
30/09/1947 Swindon Works Locos. entering Works during September included:-907, 1011, 1012, 2054, 2066, 2262, 2737, 2804, 2814, 2826, 3014, 3036, 3562, 3809, 3840, 4033, 4054, 4090, 4092, 4920, 4929, 4930, 4944, 4983, 4985, 4997, 5041, 5052, 5056, 5060, 5061, 5065, 5076, 5080, 5086, 5905, 5912, 5938, 5991, 6808, 6831, 6876, 7817, 7819, W.D.77508 an 78542; the latter having been stored since last July. The following were ex Works as follows:-Nos. 6972 (4/10), 6973 (8/10), 6974 (14/10), 6975 (18/10), 6976 (29/10), 79274 (7/10), 78543 (16/10). Works' pilots recently have been Nos. 200, 242, 2723, 2731, 3561. SLS/194712
30/04/1949 Swindon Works New Work April: Nos. *7903 Foremarke Hall (8/4), *7904 Fountains Hall (14/4), 7905 Fowey Hall LA (28/4); 9678 NA (1/4), 9679 CED (11/4), 9680 TYS (22/4), 9681 TDU (29/4). *Not allocated. Nos. 7903- 05 are painted black and fully lined, while Nos. 9678-81 are plain black. Nos. 7018 Cranbrook Castle and 7019 were nearly complete on 9/5 and the frames and cylinders for the first of the 15XX were in position for drilling. No. 4971 TN has been re-converted to coal-burning.
Locomotives entering Works during April included: Nos. 1003/15, 1418/48, 2014 (open cab), 2154 (open cab), 2213/34/65/73, 2812/50/55/61, 2908/12/42/50, 3011, 3666/86, 3737, 3846. 4051/75/88/94, 4138, 4267, 4500, 4663/89, 4805 (for re-conversion), 4908/15/22/41/49/86, 5016/44/54/56/69/74/84/89, 5311/53/60/82, 5523/39/55/74, 5800, 5970/73, 6018/28, 6351/63/67/93, 6812/16/41/48/60, 7236, 7749/53, 8703/43. Condemned: Nos. 47, 1758, 3592 (all to Concentration Yard), No. 277 (acting as Works' pilot). No. 3175 has been cut up in 'A' Shop. Nos. 6100/01/03/59 have had the footsteps set further inwards, to enable them to work on the Reading-Redhill line. No. 155 ex Works, has been fitted with a copper-capped parallel chimney replacing the tapered cast-iron one formerly carried. No. 3033, ex Works, now carries the frames, cylinders and cab sides of No. 3005 (condemned) and the boiler of No. 3033. Further locomotives painted black and fully lined include: Nos. 1003, 5931, 6907/33; Nos. 4003/07/49 are painted dark green and fully lined. The contents of the Stock Shed on 3/5 were:-Nos. 2948, 4124/68/69, 4914, 5153, 5411, 5919, 6915/19/97/8/9 an 7902.
SLS/194906
04/03/1962 Swindon Works ('A' Shop) Triangle: 1435, 3636, 4123/6, 4929, 5167, 5509/11/49, 6152/3/66, 6348, 7421, 7796, 8441, 8700/79, 9738. Works Yard: D3437, 1009/21/7, 3809/49, 4093, 4632, 4905/44, 5924, 6006, 6408, 6820, 6965/7, 7002/4/27/37, 7306, 8489/94, 8721/33/62/75, 9460, 9765. Weigh House: 5967. 'C' Shop: 8735, 9416. Dump: 1642, 2205/6/30/88, 4207, 5069, 5770, 7771/2, 8451, 8768, 9454/74, 9720. 'A' Shop: D600/2/3, D808, D1002-17, D2182-6, D3035, D3354/6/60/6/97, D3425, D4009, D6315/23/37, 8, 1013/5/9/28, 2516, 2859/73/6, 3440, 4003, 4286, 4920/50, 5026/43/56, 5990/1, 6012, 6821/7/39, 6906/13/36/50/71/3/93, 7001/3/6/13/26, 7226, 7320/37, 7918, 9400, 82040, 92222/37. SLS/196204

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
17/06/1936 To Service To service as Great Western Railway Number 5056, name: OGMORE CASTLE
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Old Oak Common (PDN)
Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g
Diagram HB boiler fitted
   
20/09/1937 Naming Renamed 'EARL OF POWIS'    
04/03/1946 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2607    
28/07/1946 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2437    
18/04/1947 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2627    
23/10/1950 To Store To Store at Swindon (82C)    
04/11/1950 Reinstated Reinstated to Old Oak Common (81A)    
04/11/1950 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2700    
11/01/1955 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2428    
29/01/1955 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2630    
26/03/1955 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2883    
14/06/1958 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2819    
06/09/1958 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 2563    
29/03/1962 Modification Diagram HD number 7679 boiler fitted    
29/03/1962 Tender Tender fitted: Collett 4,000g number 4017    
26/07/1963 Allocation Reallocated to Cardiff East Dock (88L)    
13/04/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Hereford (86C)    
14/06/1964 Allocation Reallocated to Oxley (2B)    
21/11/1964 Withdrawn Condemned as 5056 from Oxley (2B)    

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