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River Hull

Description: This tidal navigation runs 20 miles, from Struncheon Hill Lock, on the Driffield Navigation, to Kingston-upon-Hull, where it joins the River Humber.

January 1796

William Chapman

Both he and William Jessop submitted reports on land drainage schemes for the river.

January 1798

William Chapman

A land drainage Bill based on his 1796 report was taken through Parliament (by William Jessop).

January 1799

William Chapman

He starts work on the River Hull land drainage scheme.

January 1810

William Chapman

He completes the work on the River Hull land drainage scheme started in 1799.

 

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