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Autumn 2019 - Issue 55

On sale from 27 September 2019

TRACING FAMILY HISTORY: Canal Genealogy Sources

Lorna York looks at how canal family history research has changed since the mid-1970s and the online resources now available

PICTURING THE PAST: Narrowboats at Lincoln

Chris M. Jones studies several photographs showing that commercial narrowboats also visited the City of Lincoln alongside sailing keels

TIME AND PLACE: Running Light Through Stoke Lock

Chris M. Jones studies a canal-carrying scene on the Grand Junction at Stoke Bruerne in the late 1920s/early ’30s

WORKING THE WATERWAYS: Horse-boating on the Waterways

Chris M. Jones investigates the use of horses, donkeys and mules on both rivers and canals during the 19th and 20th centuries