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Company of Proprietors of the Calder and Hebble Navigation


Records of the Company of Proprietors of the Calder and Hebble Navigation: byelaws 1942, stock and shareholding records 1903-1948, financial records 1760-1946, tolls and traffic 1853-1951, maps and plans of the navigation 1757-1900, navigation cuts and alterations 1791-1816, plans of land and estates 1819-1854, locks and bridges 1781-1879, warehouses and wharf at Wakefield 1787-late 19th century, buildings and wharf at Horbury Bridge 1791-mid 19th century, buildings alongside the navigation 1822-late 19th century, buildings and wharf at Halifax 1827-late 19th century, buildings and wharf at Sowerby Bridge 1826-mid 19th century, machinery, plant and installations 1851, plans concerning company court cases 1817, the Calder Carrying Company Ltd 1930-1938, Huddersfield Canal 1947-1948.



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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.