Catalogue description Cromford Canal Company

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Title: Cromford Canal Company

Miscellaneous books and records, minutes of the Cromford Canal Company.

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Date: 1789-1852
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: CRC.
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Cromford Canal Company, 1789-1846

Physical description: 4 volume(s)
Access conditions: Available in digital format only
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Incorporated as "Cromford Canal Company" under act of 31st July 1789 (29 Geo III, cap.74).

Canal was purchased by Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midland Junction Railway under powers of their act of incorporation dated 16th July 1846. By Cromford Canal Sale Act 9 & 10 Vic, cap.290 (1846) and Cromford Canal Sale Act of 1st August 1851, company entered into possession of canal on 30th August 1852.

The Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midland Junction Railway Company was vested as and from 1st July 1871 in Midland Railway Company by virtue of Section 44 of Midland Railway (Additional Powers) Act 1870.

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