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National Waterways Museum

South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FW

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Telephone: 0151 373 4378


Open: Monday-Friday 10-4.30

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • A fee may be payable

Archive is held in the Rolt Building

  • Reprographics: digital copying and photocopy, self service photography, charges made - see website for charges
  • See here for more information about the Canal & River Trust, and here for further information about the musuem
  • ARCHON code: 1140

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    Collections information

    Businesses (22)

    Organisations (11)

    Families (1)

    • Egerton family, Earls of Bridgewater Studham, Bedfordshire;Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire;Pitstone, Buckinghamshire;Tatton, Cheshire;Winston, Durham;Ashridge Park, Hertfordshire;Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire;Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire;Liverpool, Lancashire;Worsley, Lancashire;Frampton, Lincolnshire;Bridgewater House, London;Brackley, Northamptonshire;Halse, Northamptonshire;Wollaston, Northamptonshire;Bromfield, Shropshire;Ellesmere, Shropshire;Whitchurch, Shropshire;Chertsey, Surrey;Astley, Warwickshire;Caldwell, Yorkshire;Hawnby, Yorkshire;Hilton, Yorkshire;Bromfield, Denbighshire;Wrexham, Denbighshire;Yale, Denbighshire

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (1)

    • NRA 32509 Ellesmere Port Boat Museum: canal papers


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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