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Bradford Canal Joint Committee


Records of the Bradford Canal Joint Committee: Acts and byelaws 1770-1922, administrative records 1880-1888, plans of the canal 1893-1919, surveys of the canal 1902-1913, exchanges of land 1898-early 20th century, plans showing land ownership 1878-1916, plans showing encroachments 1883-1905, plans of Bradford Terminus, wharves, company property and other buildings at the terminus 1879-1921, plans of company buildings alongside the canal late 19th century-1919, plans of buildings and works alongside the canal 1881-1905, plans of bridges 1878-early 20th century, plans of locks and pumping stations 1878-1917, plans of culverts and drainage 1878-1922, plans of improvements and maintenance 1879-1883, details of plant and installations, late 19th-early 20th century, plans of sewage works 1897-1917, plans of roads 1896-1897, plan of canal crossing the Idle and Shipley Railway 1878.



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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: BW77, 78, 91 and 138 for records of the Bradford Canal during other periods of ownership]