Catalogue description Barnsley Canal Company

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Details of RAIL 806
Reference: RAIL 806
Title: Barnsley Canal Company

Minutes and reports, deeds, agreements, estimates, plans, stock and share registers, miscellaneous books and records of the Barnsley Canal Company.

Date: 1787-1877
Related material:

For Sub-Committee minutes for Barnsley Canal Company, 1850-1854, please see: RAIL 811/1

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: BYC.
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Barnsley Canal Company, 1793-1876

Physical description: 41 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

Incorporated by act of 3rd June 1793 (cap.110) as "Company of Proprietors of Barnsley Canal Navigation".

Under Barnsley Canal Transfer Act 1871, Navigation was to be sold to Aire & Calder Navigation at expiration of term of existing lease of Canal. Last meeting of General Assembly of Proprietors' of Barnsley Canal Navigation took place on 17th July 1875. At directors' meeting of Aire & Calder Navigation held on 30th December 1875, it was reported (Minute No. 1115) that completion of purchase of Barnsley Canal took place on 30th November 1875. Last meeting of Sub-Committee of Barnsley Canal took place on 7th December 1876.

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