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Trustees of the River Lee


Records of the Trustees of the River Lee: byelaws 1827-1846, minutes 1739-1859, reports 1804-1859, share records 1771-1877, legal records 1739-1833, financial records 1776-1930, administrative records 1770s-1929, engineer's reports to the clerk 1835-1897, maps, plans and surveys of the river 1733-1878, plans concerning conveyance of land to the trustees 1828-1880, plans of work affecting the River Lee 1802-1872, Island Lead Works and Limehouse Cut 1834, vessels early-mid 19th century, other plans 1851-1864, River Stort 1761-c1905.



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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.

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[See also: BW136 for records of the River Lee Conservancy Board]