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Waterways Chronology from 1571 to 1620

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1571

River Lee

Promoted under Act.

Old River Lee

Ancient navigation first improved under an Act of Parliament.

River Welland

Navigation was authorised by an Act.

1594

River Stour (Kent)

Made navigable around this date.

1618

River Cam

Richard Atkyns

Reported on a survey of the river and the conflicts between navigation and drainage interests and sandbanks between Clayhithe and Cambridge.

River Great Ouse

Richard Atkyns

Reported on a survey of the river and the conflicts between navigation and drainage interests.

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