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Spring 2020 - Issue 57

The Spring 2020 issue of NarrowBoat magazine will be on sale from 27 March and will include:

Historical Profile: A.J. Harmsworth & Sons

Chris M. Jones looks at the boats and barges owned and operated by A.J. Harmsworth & Sons of Aldershot, and their connection with the Basingstoke Canal

Picturing The Past: Traffic at Rumps Lock

We study 1960s colour photos from the Jack Parkinson Collection showing traffic movements of British Waterways craft at Rumps Lock, Middlewich

Historical Profile: “We Are Not All Rogues, Sir!”

Chris M. Jones examines how the character and reputation of the boating community has been depicted in historical documents

A Moment In Time: Boating at Barrow

An image of a Fellows, Morton & Clayton boat at Barrow-on-Soar reveals the story of traffic on the navigable waterways of the East Midlands