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Walsall Canal

Description: Runs from Ryders Green Junction on the Wednesbury Old Canal to Walsall.

History: Started in 1786 as a branch from the Birmingham canal and reached Walsall in 1799.

January 1784

John Smeaton

He was engineer for the canal.

January 1786

Started in 1786 as a branch from the Birmingham canal.

January 1799

Reached Walsall.

 

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