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BW9

Hampshire County Council

Description

Records of Hampshire County Council concerning Basingstoke Canal 1973.

Date

1973

Reference code

BW9

Access Status

These records are available immediately for research

Administrative /‚Äč Biographical history

The council bought the parts of the Basingstoke Canal lying within Hampshire in 1974. The remainder of the canal being bought by Surrey County Council. The canal was restored and reopened by 1991 and is now run by a joint management committee, the Basingstoke Canal Authority.

System of arrangement

It has not been possible to ascertain any original structure of record-keeping from the small number of records held for this company. The fonds has therefore been arranged in chronological order.

Associated material

[See also: BW6-8, and 10 for records of the Basingstoke Canal during other periods of ownership]

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