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Birmingham Canal Navigation Co

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Date: 1763-2000
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Port and inland water transport
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C124251 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B10871 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1767-1947: records incl committee and engineering board minutes, agenda, reports, stock and share registers, agreements, contracts, plans, ledgers, accounts, journals, day books, rentals, registers, pay books
The National Archives
See Annual Report 1987
c1770-1960: minutes, corresp, share records, accounting records, plans, registers of boats and inspections
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 29839 Birmingham Canal
1763-1827: minutes, legal papers, correspondence, estate papers
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
1775-1942: misc records
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 26678 Staffs & Worcs Canal
1790-1940: parish rates book, ledgers, cash book
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 23983 BWB Gloucester
1841-1943: Sneyd Reservoir, Bloxwich, records
Walsall Archives
See Accessions to Repositories 1985
1868-1944: corresp, delivery slips, time books etc; Tipton station: registers of boats
Walsall Archives
NRA 21862 Birmingham Canal
1871: Committee report and statement of accounts
National Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2014
1888-1903: gangers time books re maintenance work
Walsall Archives
19th cent - 20th cent: corresp and papers
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 26339 BWB: Warwicks
1924: map of Birmingham canal system
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
19th cent: corresp and business records
National Waterways Archive
See Annual Return 2018