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Autumn 2020 - Issue 59

The Autumn 2020 issue of NarrowBoat magazine will be on sale from 25 September and will include:

Famous Fleets: William and Samuel Foster

Chris M. Jones uncovers the history of a Tipton family of merchants and canal carriers, whose boats were a regular sight around the Midlands

Working Waterways: Midland Boaters Wages

Tom Foxon examines pay for day-boatinsg and tug and dredger operation on the Midlands canals during the 20th century, up until the end of carrying

Working Waterways: The Yorkshire Ouse

Chris M. Jones studies a collection of images showing traffic on the River Ouse in Yorkshire and reveals a substantial import from the Port of Hull

Time & Place: Day-boating on the BCN

Another delve into the Jack Parkingson collection provides more details of commercial carrying craft on the Birmingham Canal Navigations during the 19960s