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Summer 2021 - Issue 62

The Summer 2020 issue of NarrowBoat magazine will be on sale from 25 June and will include:

Family History: Beauchamp Family Boaters

Chris M. Jones looks at the carrying activities activites of the Beauchamp boating family who owned and operated boats on the Oxford Canal and River Thames for several generations

Time & Place: Tugs and Day-boats on the BCN

Another selection from the Jack Parkinson Collection show several images of tug and day-boat traffic on the BCN in 1964, giving a glimpse into the final years of the trade

Working the Waterways: John Griffiths on the Grand Junction

Chris M. Jones studies images showing boats from the Bedworth canal carrier John Griffiths underway between Brentford and the Midlands, and the cargoes carried

Picturing the Past: Keels working on the River Don

Chris M. Jones views a selection of historic images of keels navigating the River Don in Yorkshire that illustrate the Hull-to-Sheffield and West Riding coal traffic