The report of the Select Committee into the collapse of the Tay Bridge, together with full minutes of evidence given to the Select Committee in the wake of the disaster. Nearly 600 pages of verbatim interviews with those directly involved with the design, construction and maintenance of the bridge.
This document was published on 4th August 1880 by Her Majesty's Government.
It was written by House of Commons Select Committee.
This item is linked to the Accident at Tay Bridge on 28th December 1879
The original document format was Scanned Images, and comprised 576 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Colin Holmes and is in our Accident inquiry documents collection. It was added to the Archive on 17th February 2006.
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10th July 1880
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