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Haslingden Canal

Description: A proposed tub-boat canal with inclined planes but never built

History: Authorised by an Act of 1794 to join the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal, at Bury, to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, at Church near Accrington.

January 1793

Samuel Fletcher

Conducted a preliminary survey of the canal line with Charles McNiven.

January 1793

Charles McNiven

Conducted a preliminary survey of the canal line with Samuel Fletcher.

January 1793

William Bennet

Conducted a detailed survey of the canal line previously surveyed by Charles McNiven and Samuel Fletcher.

January 1794

Authorised by an Act to join the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal, at Bury, to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, at Church near Accrington, but never built.

 

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