Material in Trollope’s Novels

Railways, the Railway Mania, and the Stock Market

  • Two Victorian swindlers (sources of Melmotte): George Hudson and John Sadleir
  • Advertisements for Railway Stocks and Bonds
  • The Amalgamation of Victorian Railways; or What Followed the Railway Mania
  • Railway Mania in the 1840s
  • “For Godsake be done with railways and shares!” — the Railway Panics of the 1840s
  • Railways and Victorian Literature — An Introduction

  • Last modified 6 September 2018