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Company of Proprietors of the Leicester Navigation

Description

Records of the Company of Proprietors of the Leicester Navigation: plans 1790-1890, rate of tonnage and tolls 1836-1892, correspondence 1844-1845, rents 1865-1897, board minutes 1928-1929.

Date

1790-1929

Reference code

BW65

Provenance

The records comprising this fonds have been deposited in the British Waterways Archive, Gloucester between 1963 and 2002. The material has come to the archive gradually over the years and many of the individual records, although indexed, have never been fully accessioned. As a result of this the exact provenance of much of the material and how it was collected is unknown. Most of the material has come from various British Waterways' offices, but some has been deposited by both British Waterways' employees and individuals with a background and/or interest in waterways. There are also a number of records which have been purchased from auction.

Associated material

[See also BW58 for records of the Leicester Navigation during other periods of onwership]

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