THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOAT OWNERS

Friday, May 26, 2017

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Inland waterways and the dates of their Acts of Parliament (incomplete)

Aberdare Canal 1793

Aberdeenshire Canal 1796

River Adur 1807, 1825

Aire & Calder Navigation 1699, 1774, 1820, 1828

River Ancholme 1287 (Letter Patent) 1767, 1802, 1825

Andover Canal 1789

River Arun 1732, 1785, 1793, 1821

Ashby de la Zouch Canal 1794

Ashton Canal 1792, 1793, 1798, 1800, 1805

River Avon (Bristol) & Bristol Docks 1700, 1749, 1803, 1806, 1808, 1809

River Avon (Warwick) 1751, 1793, 1972

River Avon (Hampshire) 1664

Barnsley Canal 1793

Basingstoke Canal 1778

Beverley Beck 1727, 1744

Birmingham Canal Navigations 1768, 1769, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1794, 1806,

1811, 1815, 1818

Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal 1826

River Blyth (Suffolk) 1757

Bourne Eau 1781

Bradford Canal 1771, 1922

Brecknock & Abergavenny Canal 1793

Bridgewater Canal 1759, 1760, 1762, 1766, 1795

Bridgwater & Taunton Canal 1811, 1824

Bude Canal 1774, 1819, 1891, 1960

Burry & Loughor Rivers 1815

Caistor Canal 1793

Calder & Hebble Navigation 1758, 1769, 1825

Caledonian Canal 1803, 1804, 1919

River Cam 1703, 1813, 1857

Carlisle Canal 1721, 1819

Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation 1766, 1793

Chester Canal 1772

Chesterfield Canal 1771

Chichester Canal 1817, 1892

River Colne 1623, 1689, 1719, 1740, 1750, 1781

Coombe Hill Canal 1792, 1876

Coventry Canal 1768, 1785, 1819

Crinan Canal 1793

Cromford Canal 1789

Croydon Canal 1801

Dartford & Crayford Navigation 1840

Dearne & Dove Canal 1793

River Dee 1734, 1744, 1791

Derby Canal 1793

River Derwent (Derby) 1720

River Derwent (Yorkshire)1701

River Don 1726, 1733, 1821, 1826

Dorset & Somerset Canal 1796

Driffield Navigation 1767, 1801, 1817

Droitwich Barge Canal 1768, 1939

Droitwich Junction Canal 1852, 1939

Dudley Canal 1776, 1785, 1793

River Eden 1721

Edinburgh & Glasgow Union Canal 1817

Ellesmere Canal 1793

Erewash Canal 1777

Exeter & Crediton Navigation 1801

Exeter Ship Canal 1539, 1829

Forth & Cart Junction Canal 1836?, 1893

Forth & Clyde Canal 1768, 1963

River Foss 1793, 1801

Glamorganshire Canal 1790

Glastonbury Canal 1826

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal (Gloucester & Berkeley Canal) 1793, 1797,

1805, 1818, 1822, 1825

Grand Union Canal

Regents Canal & Limehouse Docks 1812, 1813, 1816, 1819, 1821

Hertford Union Canal (or Duckett’s Canal) 1842

Grand Junction Canal 1793, 1794, 1795, 1798, 1801, 1803, 1805, 1812,

1818, 1819

Warwick & Napton Canal 1794, 1796, 1809

Warwick & Birmingham Canal 1793, 1796

Birmingham & Warwick Junction Canal 1840

Leicester Navigation 1791(Royal Assent 13 May 1791)

Loughborough Navigation 1766, 1776

Erewash Canal 1777

Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Union Canal 1793, 1805

Old Grand Union Canal 1810

Grand Surrey Canal 1801

Grand Western Canal 1796, 1811, 1812

Grantham Canal 1793

Gresley’s Canal 1775

Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal 1791

Huddersfield Broad Canal (Sir John Ramsden’s Canal) 1774

Huddersfield Narrow Canal 1794

River Hull 1767, 1801, 1817

River Idle 1720, 1972

Ipswich & Stowmarket Navigation 1790

Isle of Dogs Canal 1807

Itchen Navigation 1662, 1710

River Ivel (or Yeo) (Ivelchester & Langport Canal) 1795

Kennet & Avon Canal & Navigation 1794, 1796, 1798, 1801, 1805, 1809, 1813

Kensington Canal 1824

Kidwelly & Llanelli Canal 1766, 1812

Kington & Leominster Canal 1791

Kyme Eau (Sleaford Canal) 1794, 1878

Lancaster Canal 1792, 1793, 1796, 1800, 1807, 1819

River Lee 1424, 1430, 1561, 1767, 1779, 1805, 1824

Leeds & Liverpool Canal 1720, 1770, 1783, 1790, 1794, 1819

Leicester Navigation 1791

Leven Canal 1801, 1805

Liskeard & Looe Canal 1825

London & Cambridge Junction Canal 1812

Louth Canal – 1763, legally abandoned 1924

Lydney Canal & Harbour 1809, 1810

Macclesfield Canal 1826

Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal 1791

Manchester Ship Canal 1885 - 1960

Market Weighton Canal 1772, 1900

River Medway 1664, 1740, 1792, 1802, 1824

Melton Mowbray Navigation 1791, 1800

River Mersey 1805

Middle Level 1753, 1793/4, 1810, 1844, 1848, 1852, 1862, 1874

Middlewich Branch 1827

Monkland Canal 1770, 1790

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal 1792, 1793, 1797, 1804, 1862

Montgomeryshire Canal 1794, 1815

Nar Navigation 1751

Neath Canal 1791, 1798

River Nene 1714, 1725, 1754, 1756, 1794, 1827, 1829

Newcastle-under-Lyme Canal 1795

Newport Pagnell Canal 1814

North Walsham & Dilham Canal 1812

North Wiltshire Canal 1813

Norfolk & Suffolk Broads 1670, 1722, 1747, 1772, 1773, 1827, 1866, 1907,

1963

Nottingham Canal 1792

Nutbrook Canal 1793

Oakham Canal 1793, 1800

River Great Ouse 1670, 1751, 1795, 1796, 1805, 1810, 1816, 1818, 1819,

1827, 1830

River Ouse (Sussex) 1790, 1791, 1800, 1806, 1814

River Ouse (Yorkshire) 1642, 1657, 1727, 1732, 1767

Oxford Canal 1769, 1775, 1786, 1794, 1799, 1807, 1808, 1829

River Parrett (& Tone) 1699, 1707, 1795, 1804, 1836, 1839

Peak Forest Canal 1794, 1800, 1805

Pocklington Canal 1815

Portsmouth & Arundel Canal 1817

Ripon Canal 1767, 1820

Rochdale Canal 1794, 1800, 1804, 1806, 1807

River Roding 1737

River Rother (Eastern) 1826, 1830

Royal Military Canal 1791, 1807

Sankey (St Helen’s) Canal 1755, 1845

River Severn 1430, 1503, 1531, 1532, 1772, 1799, 1803, 1809, 1814

Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation 1793, 1798, 1809, 1815, 1974

Shrewsbury Canal 1793

Shropshire (Tub Boat) Canal 1788

Shropshire Union Canal 1772, 1793, 1794, 1796, 1801, 1804, 1826, 1827

Somerset Coal Canal 1794

St Columb Canal 1773

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal 1766, 1790

Stainforth & Keadby Canal 1793, 1798, 1809

River Stort 1759, 1766

River Stour (Kent) 1515, 1825

River Stour (Suffolk) 1705, 1781

Stourbridge Canal 1776

Stourbridge Extension Canal 1837

Stratford-upon-Avon Canal 1793, 1795, 1799, 1809, 1815, 1817, 1821

Stroudwater Canal 1730, 1759, 1776, 1954

Swansea Canal 1794

Tavistock Canal 1803

Tennant & Neath Canals 1791, 1795, 1798

Thames & Medway Canal 1800

River Thames 1425, 1857, 1866, 1857, 1866, 1867, 1870, 1878, 1883, 1885,

1894, 1910, 1911, 1921, 1924, 1932, 1950, 1959

Thames & Severn Canal 1783

River Trent 1699, 1783, 1794, 1906

Trent & Mersey Canal 1766, 1770, 1775, 1776, 1783, 1797 (2 Acts) , 1802,

1809, 1827

Ulverston Canal 1793

River Ure 1767, 1820

Warwick & Birmingham Canal 1793, 1796

Warwick & Braunston Canal 1794

Warwick & Napton Canal 1794, 1796, 1809

River Wear 1716, 1726, 1747, 1759 (2 Acts), 1785, 1809, 1819, 1830

River Weaver 1720, 1734, 1760, 1807, 1825, 1829, 1945

River Welland 1571, 1774, 1794, 1870

Welsh Canal 1793, 1794, 1796

River Wey 1651, 1671, 1683, 1760

Wey & Arun Junction Canal 1813

Wiltshire & Berkshire Canal 1795, 1801, 1810, 1813, 1815, 1821

Wibech Canal 1794

River Witham Navigation 1671, 1762, 1808, 1812, 1826, 1829

Worcester & Birmingham Canal 1791, 1798, 1804, 1808, 1815

Wyrley & Essington Canal 1792

 

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