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Midlands Canals

A History of the Canal Carriers

Robert Davies

The men, women and children of all ages who lived and worked on the inland waterways experienced a spartan existence.  Softback

£12.99

Epilogue

Robert J Wilson

The people, boats and carrying companies that were operating to the south of Birmingham from 1967 until about 1970.

Softback   £3.99

The Last Number Ones

Hugh Potter

Joe and Rose Skinner were the last Number Ones, the owner boatmen.  This a celebration of a unique couple in canal history (with audio CD).

Softback  £19.99

The Number Ones

Robert J Wilson


The life of the proud owner-boatmen, known on the canals as 'Number Ones'.

Softback

£3.99

Knobsticks

Robert J Wilson


Canal carrying on the Northern Trent & Mersey.




Softback

£3.99

Claytons of Oldbury

Alan H Faulkner

This history of the black country carrying firm includes a list of all the narrow boats in the fleet from 1916.

Softback

£3.99

Severn & Canal and Cadburys

Alan H Faulkner

History of the Severn & Canal Carrying Company and the Cadburys fleet. A list of both fleets is included.  Softback

£3.99

Barlows

Alan H Faulkner

History of Samuel Barlow Coal Company, S.E. Barlow and the Blue Line Canal Carrying Company, with fleet list.

Softback

£3.99

The George & Mary

Alan H Faulkner


The history of the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company.


Softback

£4.99

FMC

Fellows Morton & Clayton

Alan H Faulkner

The absorbing story of Fellows Morton & Clayton, complete with very detailed fleet list.

Softback

£8.99

Commercial Carrying

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Tanker Barges on the Humber Waterways

Mike Taylor  The story of the Humber tankers. Wide selection of illustrations, plus recollections of men who worked on the waterways.

Softback  £12.99

Dry Cargo Barges on the Humber Waterways

Mike Taylor

Dry cargo carrying from the days of unpowered craft through to the self-propelled vessels and push-towed craft of later times.  Softback

£12.99

Working Boat

An Introduction to Midland Canal Carriers 1770-1845

Ray Shill & Tom Foxon

Summary of the routes, types of craft, frequency, places, the Wharfinger etc.

Softback

£5.50

Working Boat

Midland Canal Carriers 1770-1845 - The Warwickshire & Worcestershire Trades

Ray Shill & Tom Foxon

Detailed coverage of canal carrying in these areas.

Softback  £5.50

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Arteries of Commerce

Grand Union Canal

Reprint of late 1930s book extolling the commercial benefits of carrying on the Grand Union Canal, with lots of interesting period adverts!


Softback   £5.99

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Lancashire Canal Carriers

J Monk & Sons

Norman Jones

The Lancashire based canal carrying firm and the waterways on which they operated.

Softback  £9.95

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Working Boat

Midland Canal Carriers 1770-1845 - The Birmingham Trade

Ray Shill & Tom Foxon

Summary of the routes, types of craft, frequency, places, the Wharfinger etc.

Softback

£6.00

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The Trent & Mersey Canal

Tom Foxon

A detailed, illustrated and extensively researched review of trade and transport from 1770-1970, by an ex-T&M working boatman.

Hardback

£25.00

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Some Aspects of Horse Boating   Tony Lewery

Article reprinted from Waterways Journal 2, 2000.

A detailed look at horse boating and stabling, particularly on the Shropshire Union Canal.

Softback   £2.50


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The Twilight Years of Narrow Boat Carrying Mike Webb

Evocative photos, dating mainly from the 1960s, of working boats around Braunston, the Shropshire union, northern Trent & Mersey, and western end of BCN. Softback   £18.95

Released on 25 Nov 2017

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