George and Dragon Pub, Yarm

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The George and Dragon on Yarm High Street was the location of the promoters meeting of the Stockton and Darlington Railway on 12th February 1820.

George and Dragon, Yarm
Thomas Meynell of Yarm presided over the meeting in the Commercial Room
Stockton and Darlington Railway, Yarm

Meynell laid the first rail on 23rd May 1822 and went on to be chairman of the railway.

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