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Year of Manufacture: 1894. Owner: Peter Smith. Works No: 3430. Reg. No. PB 9801 Weight: 10 Tons. History: Supplied new to Messrs Stephen Kavangh, of Tolworth, Surrey on 26th September 1894 Worked with them until 1955, and then sold for scrap to J.W. Hardwick of West Ewell in 1957. Saved for preservation in 1968 and originally restored by A.H. Overington in 1970, named Sarah after his daughter, attended its first steam rally in Dorking in 1972. Purchased by the present owner in 1983.between 1990-1996 a major restoration took place including a new fire box. Presented today in the fleet livery of her original owner.