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Company of Proprietors of the Warwick and Napton Canal Navigation


Records of the Company of Proprietors of the Warwick and Napton Canal Navigation: legal records 1793-1907, administrative records 1834-1837, tolls and traffic 1827-1904, plans of the canal which include general plans 1793-1923, plans of the canal through lands belonging to other people and lands taken by the company mid 19th-early 20th century, plans detailing canal and land ownership 1900-1931, plans showing canal maintenance work late 19th-early 20th century, London and North Western Railway: Daventry and Leamington Railway 1890-1895, footbridges mid 19th century-1906.



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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: BW103 and BW58 for records of the Warwick and Napton Canal during other periods of ownership]