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Company of Proprietors of the Birmingham and Warwick Junction Canal Navigation


Records of the Company of Proprietors of the Birmingham and Warwick Junction Canal Navigation: legal records 1856-1927, administrative records 1844-late 19th century, plans of the canal c1840-late 19th century, Ordnance Survey maps detailing canal, land ownership and agreements 1890-early 20th century, bridges c1840-1913, Rea Aqueduct mid-late 19th century, Saltley Aqueduct mid-late 19th century.



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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: BW154 and BW103 for records of the Birmingham and Warwick Junction Canal during other periods of ownership]