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Waterways Chronology from 1978 to 1987

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1978

Titford Canal (BCN)

IWA National Festival at Titford.

Bridgewater Canal

Bridgewater - The Canal Duke - 1736-1803 by Hugh Malet , Published by Manchester University Press.

Crinan Canal

The Crinan Canal by A D Cameron , Published by Published by the author.

River Great Ouse

The final lock at Castle Mills was completed and navigation to Bedford was restored.

Grand Union Leicester Section

Foxton, Locks and Barge Lift by P Gardner & F Foden, Published by Leicestershire County Council.

Middle Level Navigation

Fenland by Sir H Goodwin, Published by Cambridge University Press.

River Wye

The River Wye by Keith Kissak, Published by Terrence Dalton Ltd.

1979

Caldon Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal

The Caldon Canal and Tramroads by P Lead, Published by Oakwood Press.

Grand Union Main Line

Stoke Bruerne by K B Sherwood, Published by Nene College, Northampton - Impact of canal on village.

Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal

The Hereford & Gloucester Canal by D E Bick, Published by Pound House.

Mersey & Irwell Navigation

A Pictorial History of the Mersey and Irwell Navigations by J Corbridge, Published by E J Morten.

Stroudwater Canal

The Stroudwater Canal by Michael Handford, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd.

Trent and Mersey Canal

The Trent and Mersey Canal by Jean Lindsay, Published by David & Charles - Inland Waterways History series.

River Thames

The Upper Thames by J B L Anderson, Published by Eyre Methuen - Two chapters on cruising and navigation.

River Weaver

IWA Festival at Northwich.

1980

River Lee

IWA Nationl Festival in the Lea Valley.

Manchester Ship Canal

The Manchester Ship Canal and the rise of the Port of Manchester 1894-1975 by D A Farnie, Published by Manchester University Press.

Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Portrait of Broadland by S A Manning , Published by Robert Hale.

Trent and Mersey Canal

Historic Waterways Scenes: The Trent & Mersey Canal by P Lead, Published by Moorland Publishing Co Ltd.

1981

Aire & Calder Main Line

IWA National Festival at Leeds.

Birmingham Canal Navigations

The Other Sixty Miles by Richard Chester-Browne, "A survey of the abandoned canals of Birmingham and the Black Country". First published.

1982

Titford Canal (BCN)

IWA National Festival at Titford.

River Ouse (Yorkshire)

Portrait of the Yorkshire Ouse by Ivor H Broadhead, Published by Hale.

1983

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

IWA National Festival at Wigan.

Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

Modenisation of the waterway below Rotherham was completed.

Stratford upon Avon Canal

Save the Stratford Canal by Guy Johnson, Published by David & Charles - A history of the restoration.

Trent and Mersey Canal

Problems with the Anderton Lift mechanism caused the lift to close.

Thames and Severn Canal

The Thames and Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd - Enlarged and revised edition of the 1969 original.

1984

Coventry Canal

IWA National Festival at Hawkesbury.

Exeter Ship Canal

The Exeter Canal by Kenneth R Clew, Published by Phillimore & Co.

Melton Mowbray Navigation

The Melton to Oakham Canal by David Tew, Published by Sycamore - Illustrated book issued as a limited edition of 1,000.

Oakham Canal

The Melton to Oakham Canal by David Tew, Published by Sycamore - Illustrated book issued as a limited edition of 1,000.

Oxford Canal

The Locks of the Oxford Canal, A Journey from Oxford to Coventry by J Craig, Published by Whittington Press - Each lock on the canal is illustrated by wood engravings and accompanying text. Issued as a limited edition of 350 copies.

1985

Birmingham & Warwick Junction Canal

The Warwick Canals by Alan H Faulkner , Published by Railway and Canal Historical Society - Canal history.

River Great Ouse

The Great Ouse by Wilson Stephenson, Published by Frederick Muller - Part of the Rivers of Britain series with illustrations by Gabriel White.

Grand Union Main Line

IWA National Festival at Milton Keynes.

Kennet and Avon Canal

The Kennet by Wilson Stephenson, Published by Frederick Muller - Part of the Rivers of Britain series.

River Severn

The Severn by Wilson Stephenson, Published by Frederick Muller - Part of the Rivers of Britain series.

River Thames

Royal River Highway. A History of the Passenger Boats and Services on the River Thames by F L Dix, Published by David & Charles.

Warwick & Birmingham Canal

The Warwick Canals by Alan H Faulkner, Published by Railway and Canal Historical Society - Canal history.

Grand Union Main Line

Lock, Stock & Barrel, written by Shirley Ginger, - The author's experiences of keeping a shop beside the top lock at Buckby in the early 1980s.

River Thames

The Thames by Wilson Stephenson, Published by Frederick Muller - Part of the Rivers of Britain series.

1986

Grand Union Main Line

IWA National Festival at Brentford.

Portsmouth & Arundel Canal

London's Lost Route to the Sea by P A L Vine, (4th edition) Published by David & Charles.

1987

Coventry Canal

IWA National Festival at Hawkesbury.

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