Picturing the Past
Chris M. Jones reveals the story of a family of textile workers who took up boating on the Rochdale Canal in the 1870s
Worcester & Birmingham
Stanley Holland investigates the history of a waterway link between the West Midlands and the River Severn that boasts the longest flight of locks in the country
Working the Waterways
Testing the BCN
Christopher R. Jones follows an official examination trip undertaken by his boating ancestor, Edward James King, for the BCN during the summer of 1923 to identify work needed to clear the maintenance backlog that resulted from government control of the canals during The First World War.