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Winter 2008 - Issue 12

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The Winter 2008 issue includes the following features.

Famous Fleets


Alan Faulkner looks at a small but significant narrowboat fleet based at Aylesbury

You can view an excerpt here.

Historical Profiles

River Thames: Part 1 Up to 1860s

David Blagroveinvestigates the early history of the UK’s best known river – one that has not always been easy to navigate

You can view an excerpt here.

Traditional Techniques

Ice-Breaking on the Weaver

Colin Edmondson examines ice breaking on Cheshire’sRiver Weaver

You can view an excerpt here.

Life Afloat

Wood End Hostel: Education of boat children

Hugh Potter looks at Wood End Hall Hostel in Birmingham, specially opened to enable boat children to attend school

You can view an excerpt here.