Catalogue description British Waterways Board

This record is held by West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

Details of C299
Reference: C299
Title: British Waterways Board

Aire and Calder Navigation, financial records 1697-1948 - including account book of the Leeds Proprietors 1697-1773, annual accounts 1775-1948, journals 1818-1935, cash books 1775-1925, general ledgers 1817-1948, investments ledger 1911-1947, rent ledgers 1826-1947, works ledgers 1840-1937, designation ledgers 1880-1927. Also Aire and Calder and River Don Navigations Junction Canal Joint Committee accounts 1895-1948, Lower Ouse Improvement accounts 1885-1932, Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation accounts 1895-1948, Trent Navigation accounts 1888-1948; Principal Engineer (North) records mid 19th century - 1972 - including Aire and Calder Navigation engineer's reports 1835-1934 and Lower Ouse (improvement) reports 1886-1920; letter books 1896-1903 and other correspondence and papers (2 series) 1848-1959 and 1863-1960; Aire and Calder engineer and successors, technical data 1891-1971; British Transport Commission and British Waterways Board engineer, management minutes 1959-1972; British Waterways Board engineer, financial records 1966-1971; regional estates records 1652-1976 - including Records of the former North Eastern and North Western Divisions and relating to Yorkshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire, including deeds re land, canal stock etc 1652-20th century; weaver Navigation trustees minutes (printed) 1896-1946; Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Co, minutes, reports etc 1910-1923; British Waterways management and other meetings papers 1956-1972; various correspondence 1838-1976; various accounts including Leeds and Liverpool Canal 1902-1919, particulars of rents (various) 1890-1974; rents paid ledger Yorkshire area 1888-1923; traffic summaries, Calder and Hebble Navigation 1864; Acts of Parliament and associated papers re canal and railway undertakings including River Don 1728; surveys of lands including Leicester Navigation 1791, Lancaster area 1792-1820; maps and plans of canal undertakings 1754-1966 including Sankey Brook, Lancashire 1754, River Don from Tinsley to the Ouse 1768; survey and valuation of Aire and Calder Navigation estates from Leeds to Wakefield and Weeland 1778; list of craft passing along Stanley Ferry Aquaduct 1981

Date: 1652-1981
Held by: West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

British Waterways Board

Physical description: c130 boxes
  • Canals
  • Water
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