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BW192/3/1/31

Herbert Potts photograph collection

Description

Series of black and white photographs largely showing boats, repair work and workmen on the Ashton and Peak Forest Canals. Includes some photographs of Herbert Potts. Source of the photographs is Herbert Potts.

Date

1930s-1940

Reference code

BW192/3/1/31

Administrative /‚Äč Biographical history

Herbert Potts was born in 1892 and had a long career working on the canals. He started as an apprentice and ended his career as a works inspector working for the London & North East Railway (LNER), followed by the railway executive.

Extent & medium

32 photographs

Associated material

Fonds level - BW184: Personal Papers of Herbert Potts

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