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BW72

Company of Proprietors of the Droitwich Canal Navigation

Description

Records of the Company of Proprietors of the Droitwich Canal Navigation: plans 1779-1840 and traffic return 1840.

Date

1779-1840

Reference code

BW72

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: BW106 and BW120 for records of Droitwich Canal during other periods of ownership]

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