Previous editions of Waterways Journal

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Volume 18

Construction and engineering staff on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal – Mike Clarke
The British Ambulance Flotillas of the Great War – David Long
Amaryllis and the rise of Pleasure Boating on Britain’s Canals – Joseph Boughey.
Commercial Steam on Inland Navigations – Terry Kavanagh
Kingsholme and Ilesha – a correction

Volume 17

John Fletcher of Chester, Peter Brown.
Sea Routes to Wolverhampton between the 1820s and the early 20th century, Peter Sandbach.
Fire Boats on the Inland Waterways in WW2, Cath Turpin.
The story of Charlotte Ethel Parkes.
Postscript on Shropshire Union Pleasure Boating, Joseph Boughey.

Volume 16

Robert Aickman and the ‘garish Wild West melodrama of the campaign for the waterways’, Joseph Boughey.
Concrete boats & barges – Solutions for Wartime Steel Shortages, David Long.
Box Boat 337 – A rare survivor restored, Di Skilbeck.
Richard Abel & Sons, of Runcorn and Liverpool, Terry Kavanagh.

Volume 15

Tugs of the ‘Norwich River’- a personal reminiscence, Mike Stammers
The Tug/Tender Ralph Brocklebank, and its conversion to Daniel Adamson, Tony Hirst
Norman Anglin, Predecessor to L T C Rolt, 1925-1944, Joseph Boughey
The Griffiths Family – Boatmen, Canal Carriers, Boat Builders, Publicans, Farmers, and
Shopkeepers, Eileen Coulter
Ship and Boat Building at Ellesmere Port: A History, Terry Kavanagh

Volume 14

The Wolverhampton Corrugated Iron Company of Ellesmere Port, Cath Turpin
Chester and Liverpool Lighterage and Warehousing Company, Alan Faulkner
Rover Scouts’ Cruises on Tangmere 1933 and 1934, Alan Jones
The Draper Family of Foulridge, Mike Clarke and Timothy J Peters
The Chew family – A Follow up, Chew family members with Cath Turpin

Volume 13

Two Centuries of Boatbuilding – The Story of the Taylor Family – a Boatbuilding Dynasty in England and Canada, Geoff Taylor
Market Boats, Tom Foxon
George III and canals – A Comparison of English and French Philosophies of Canal Construction in the 18th Century: King George III in Gloucestershire, T. J. Peters
The Cut Runner – A history of policing on the canals and inland waterways, Graham Major
Waterways between East and West Europe: a history to 1930, Mike Clarke

Volume 12

L T C Rolt Waterways, Conservation and Writing: (1910-1974), Joseph Boughey
Transport in the Chester Area in the early nineteenth century, John Herson
A Leeds and Liverpool Canal Boatyard: Hodson’s of Whitebirk, Mike Clarke
Transport of Gas Tar and associated liquid cargoes by Inland Waterways, Cath Turpin

Volume 11

The River Weaver Navigation, a proud Engineering Tradition, Colin Edmondson
Aspects of family boating on the Shropshire union Canal, Terry Kavanagh
Early narrow boats on the Thames – a follow up, David Blagrove
BCN tugs, Bowaters and Chance & Hunt, Martin O’Keefe
Complete list of Chance and Hunt fleet to accompany volume 11 can be downloaded as a pdf file.

Volume 10

The Rochdale Canal and its carrying department, Mike Clarke
The waterways of Central Scotland and the craft that used them, John R Hume
The early history of Runcorn Docks 1773 – 1914, Alf Hayman
A brief history of E. C. Jones & Son (Brentford) Ltd., Cath Turpin

Volume 9

‘This Special Kind of Traffic’, Pat Crecraft
Tom Puddings in the 1960s, Mike Taylor
How the Llangollen Canal was Saved, Peter Brown
The Experiences of a first canal holiday in 1948 on a newly converted ex-working boat Phosphorus, Tony Hirst

Volume 8

The Restoration of a Shropshire Union Fly Boat: The Saturn Project 2000-2006, Tony Lewery
The Rise and Fall of Saltport, Tony Barratt
The Later Years of Thomas Clayton (Oldbury) Ltd., Cath Turpin
Sailing Flats on the Chester and Ellesmere Canals, Terry Kavanagh

Volume 7

The Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation, 1888-1947, Mike Taylor
A 1930s Journey by a Tug towing Flats on the River Mersey, Bill Leathwood
Tunnel Tugs Worcester and Birmingham of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Cath Turpin
Early Pleasure Boating on the Shropshire Union Canal, Joseph Boughey

Volume 6

The Puffer -The Ultimate Scottish Canal Boat, Len Paterson
Flats and Flatmen of the Rivers Mersey and lrwell, Terry Kavanagh
The Growth of Shardlow Port, Pat Crecraft
The Early Years of the Douglas Navigation, Mike Clarke

Volume 5

Wartime waterways, Mike Clarke
Building flats at Runcorn, Mike Stammers
Life and times of a Shroppie fly-boatman, Terry Kavanagh
Liverpool Docks of the Bridgewater and Mersey & lrwell Navigations, Alf Hayman

Volume 4

Narrow boats on the Thames, David Blagrove
Carrying craft of the Bridgewater Canal, 1773-1974, Alf Hayman
Declining traffics on branches of the Shropshire Union Canal, Joseph Boughey

Volume 3

Severn carriers in the railway age, Hugh Conway-Jones
A lifetime of Friendship with Rose and Joe Skinner, Philip Kidd
The Daresbury of Castle: an eighteenth century Weaver flat, Edward Paget-Tomlinson
Wooden barge building and the origins of the narrow boat, Mike Clarke

Volume 2

The Bridgewater Canal and its links with Staffordshire, Alf Hayman
Revisiting some aspects of horseboating, Tony Lewery
A brief history of the River Weaver, Tony Hirst
Early steam tugs on the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal, Terry Kavanagh

Volume l

Steam and diesel on the Bridgewater Canal, Alf Hayman
British canal history in perspective, Mike Clarke
Cruising the Llangollen and Shrewsbury Canals, 1939, Captain T Wheeldon
The Canals of England and Wales – the future they never had, Tony Burnip

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