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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.

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From Waterways World magazine

A Boatman's Diary

Robert Davies reads the diaries of boatman Charlie Foster who worked on short-haul traffics in the West Midlands in the 20th century

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