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British Waterways Board

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The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Date: 1652-2008
Places:
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Port and inland water transport
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C121332 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B11011 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
18th cent - 20th cent: canal records
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 26339 BWB: Warwicks
2
1652-1981: records for the North of England incl predecessor companies
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield
3
19th cent-1960s: Droitwich Canal: drawings, maps
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
4
1841-1949: Lancashire canal papers
Lancashire Archives
5
1842-1973: Lea Conservancy Catchment Board plans and drawings
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
6
20th cent: engineering records
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
7
20th cent: promotional and other film footage, slide transparencies of restoration projects
The Waterways Archive
8
20th cent: retirement ablum presented to Mr Ernest Martin Eagle, draft presenation booklet, drawings of craft used on whole waterways network
The Waterways Archive
9
20th cent: toll records from the Brentford Toll Office
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2009
10
1930-1959: engineering records for the River Lee
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
11
1950-1989: papers rel to the Lee Navigation
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2009
12
1970-1986: Thorne: business corresp, logbook of boats, engineering drawings, internal publicity material
Doncaster Archives
13
1970-1989: slides showing maintenance and repair works (9000)
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2009
14
1980-1989: national Architectural Heritage Survey records
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
15
1990-2008: archaeological surveys of Tower Wharf and North Basin Chester
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
16
1991: botanical survey of the Kennet and Avon canal
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
17
2002: archaeological surveys of the Ribble Link and Locomotor Bridge, Huddersfield
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
18
2008: archaeological survey of Brecon and Abergavenny canal lift gate
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See Annual Return 2008
19
1865-1980: internal transfer from CRT Newark maps covering Erewash Canal, river Trent
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
20
c1900-1999: internal transfer from CT Bulbourne, maps dated min 1960's, large scale plans Brentford Docks and other records
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
21
c1960-1969: internal transfer from CRT Leeds, film footage
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
22
1970-2002: Harecastle Tunnel notebooks
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2017
23
2002: VHS tapes of restoration of Anderton Boat Lift
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2017
24
1947-1949: toll permits and declarations for cargoes from Ellesmere Port to Wolverhampton for narrow boat 'Ferret'
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2017
25
1973-1999: Weaver navigation lock keeper's diaries, Dutton Locks
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2017
26
20th cent: records rel to Aire & Calder and North Eastern waterways
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2017
27
1922-1928: photograph albums rel to Newark Nether Lock, Stoke Lock and Hazleford Lock
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018
28
1894: agreement for through tolls between Runcorn, Anderton Lift and Manchester, South Staffordshire and other canal routes
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018
29
1979-1988: records of fatalities on canal network (restricted access until 31/12/2063)
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018
30
c 1950: annotated map books showing river authority boundaries for Lancashire and waters owned or managed by British Waterways Board in the Mersey & Weaver Authority areas
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018
31
1990-2001: Bulbourne workshop: specification drawings for lock gates on various canals
The Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018

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