Autumn 2006 - Issue 3

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The Autumn 2006 issue includes the following features.

Famous Fleets

Samuel Barlow

Alan Faulkner deals with a colourful fleet of narrowboats that carried coal from the Warwickshire collieries to a wide variety of destinations.

You can view an excerpt here.

Historical Profiles

Oxford Canal

Hugh Compton relates the story of an early waterway that has seen many changes and remains a popular boating route today.

You can view an excerpt here.

Art of the Waterways

The Usual Style: 'Roses & Castles' narrowboat painting

Christopher M Jones take as a look at some possible origins of the distinctive ‘Roses & Castles’ narrowboat painting

You can view an excerpt here.

A Broader Outlook

Humber Keels & Sloops

Mike Taylor examines the differences between Humber Sloops and Keels.

You can view an excerpt here.

Tracing Family History

Census Returns

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Canals That Never Were

Canals to Pensnett

You can view an excerpt here.