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Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Description: Over 200 miles of broads and rivers under the supervision of The Broads Authority.

History: Promoted by Acts of 1670, 1722, 1747, 1772, 1773, 1827, 1866, 1907 and 1963.

See Priestley's Navigable Rivers and Canals for more information.

January 1670

Promoted by Act.

January 1722

Promoted by Act.

January 1747

Promoted by Act.

January 1772

Promoted by Act.

January 1773

Promoted by Act.

January 1827

Promoted by Act.

January 1866

Promoted by Act.

January 1884

Norfolk Broads and Rivers, or the Water-ways, Lagoons, & Decoys of East Anglia by G C Davies, Published by Blackwood.

January 1887

The Handbook to the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk & Suffolk by G C Davies, (9th edition) Published by Jarrold Publishing - Illustrations and folding map. This book ran to 18 editions by 1890.

January 1890

Summer in Broadland: Gypsying in East Anglian Waters by H M Doughty (3rd edition) Published by Jarrold Publishing - Account of a cruise on a converted wherry.

January 1890

The Swan and Her Crew, or the Adventures of Three Young Naturalists & Sportsmen on the Broads & Rivers of Norfolk by G C Davies, (4th edition) Published by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. - Many natural history illustrations.

January 1892

The Land of the Broads by E R Suffling, Published by Benjamin Perry.

January 1902

Broadland Sport by N Everitt, Published by R A Everitt.

January 1907

Promoted by Act.

January 1923

A Guide to the Norfolk Broads by W A Dutt, Published by Methuen London Ltd - This is part 1 of "The Norfolk Broads".

January 1930

The Norfolk Broads by W A Dutt, (4th edition 407 pages) Published by Methuen London Ltd - The book is in two parts the first, being on the broads and rivers, is written by Dutt but the second part, on various broadland topics, is by local writers.

January 1951

Portrait of the Broads by J Wentworth-Day, Published by Country Life.

January 1952

Norfolk Broads Holiday Book by John May, Published by Hulton.

January 1952

The Broads by R H Mottram , Published by Robert Hale.

January 1953

Broadland Adventure by J Wentworth-Day, Published by Batsford.

January 1953

Norwich and the Broads by J Wentworth-Day, Published by Batsford.

January 1953

The Norfolk Wherry, Its Construction, Evolution & History by G C Green, Published by G R Reeve - Includes a 12 page picture supplement.

January 1960

The Making of the Broads by S A Manning, Published by Royal Geographical Society.

January 1963

Promoted by Acts.

January 1965

The Broads by E A Ellis , Published by Collins.

January 1972

Black Sailed Traders by R Clark, Published by David & Charles.

January 1972

Holiday Cruising on the Broads & Fens by L A Edwards, Published by David & Charles.

January 1980

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

January 1996

Norfolk Rivers and Harbours by Robert Simper, Published by Creekside Publishing - Covers the history of the Broads.

 

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