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The Manchester Bolton and Bury canal

Richard Chester-Browne

The Manchester Bolton and Bury canal

history in pictures : pictures from thecollections of Steven Parker, John and Margaret Fletcher and Richard Chester-Browne

by Richard Chester-Browne

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Published by John and Margaret Fletcher in Bolton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Published for the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society.

    Statementtext by Richard Chester-Browne.
    ContributionsManchester Bolton and Bury Canal Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17458928M
    ISBN 100951905813
    OCLC/WorldCa33970183

    Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal is a disused canal, built to link Bolton and Bury with Manchester. The canal, when fully completed in , was 15 miles long. It was connected with the River Irwell in Salford, in After the parliamentary survey by Charles McNiven, the Act passed in for a narrow canal to divide at Prestolee near Kearsley, one line going to Bolton, the other to Bury. Bolton was reached in October and Bury three weeks before, traffic having begun over part of the canal the previous year.

      Details. /0/ MOUNT SION ROAD (Off) Mount Sion Steam Crane, adjacent to the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal MAR II A steam-powered crane thought to have been built between and by Thomas Smith and Sons, located on a small triangle of land on the side of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal and associated with the Mount Sion Mill. Bury (/ ˈ b ɛr i /, locally also / ˈ b ʊr i /) is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell miles ( km) east of Bolton, miles ( km) southwest of Rochdale and miles ( km) northwest of is the administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, and had a population of 78, in ; the borough had a population of , in Country: England.

    A circular walk around Bury, taking in the River Irwell, two reservoirs and the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal. There's nice, easy waterside paths and some great views of the surrounding Pennine Hills to enjoy on the way. The walk starts in the town centre just to the west of the train station.   Buy Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Through Time by Paul Hindle from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: UK Ed.


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The Manchester Bolton and Bury canal by Richard Chester-Browne Download PDF EPUB FB2

The canal received its Act of Parliament The Manchester Bolton and Bury canal bookand was opened from Bolton and Bury to Salford in The canal never reached Manchester.

It was connected to the River Irwell in and to the rest of the canal system in /5(5). Many of the pictures in this book were used from photos Steven Parker, the founder of the Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal Society provided to the Canal Society before they expelled him.

They are used without permission and without acknowledgement. The Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal Society have done their best to whitewash out their founder/5(6). Download PDF On The Manchester Bolton And Bury Canal book full free.

On The Manchester Bolton And Bury Canal available for download and read online in other formats. Buy On the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal by Waterson, Alec (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

The then and now photos are taken from Paul Hindle's book Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Through Time, published by Amberley in ; it is available at a reduced price from the Society sales.

Lock 1 and the Margaret Fletcher Tunnel The left picture, taken inshows a full Lock 1 with Bloody Bridge and Princes Bridge beyond. Just a short video of the work done today on the Bolton Arm off-side canal walls and towpath near the basin area by the MBBCS work party volunteers.5/5(2).

The Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal originally ran north from Salford, on the River Irwell near Manchester, to Prestolee, near the village of Little Lever. Here it split into two: the main line continued to Bury, while a branch headed north-west to Bolton. Now derelict, the canal is under active restoration.

A Bike Ride from Bury to Bolton along the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal. January There is a good picture of the old basin at Bury in book called "Lost Canals of England and Wales" by Ronald Russell, which is documented in our bibliography page.

Still on the viaduct but looking the other way (away from Bury). The Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal ran from Salford to Prestolee, near Little Lever, from where one arm ran to Bolton and another to Bury. The 15 miles of canal had 17 locks, including 4 staircases of two or three locks together.

Two of its major aqueducts are still standing. Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal History. The original plan for the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal was to create a link on which goods from both Bolton and Bury could be carried to the growing city of Manchester.

It was planned to be a narrow canal which would run from the centre of Manchester to a point between both Bolton and Bury. Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal According to the local canal society, the canal originally ran north from Salford, on the River Irwell near Manchester, to Prestolee.

Here it split into two: the main line continued to Bury, while a branch headed north-west to Bolton. The Society's objectives are to restore, reconstruct, preserve, maintain and improve the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal from Nob End, Little Lever to the River Irwell in Salford, to Church Wharf in Bolton, and to Bury Bridges in Bury.

Nob End, Little Lever, is the "centre" of the canal in that the three arms radiate from this location. The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal obtained its Act of Parliament inand was completed in (though it was not connected to the River Irwell in Salford until ).

From Salford the canal runs up the Irwell valley, crossing the river twice, to reach Nob End. Here it climbs the impressive Prestolee Locks, and then splits into two. Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society. The Society aims to maintain and restore the canal. We publish a quarterly magazine, various books, and give illustrated talks about the canal.

We run regular weekend working parties to maintain the towpath and the integrity of the canal. We liaise with the Canal & River Trust and the three local.

The Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal (Image: David Dixon/ ) A new angling club has formed to breathe new life into the hobby on the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal. The start of the Bolton & Bury canal where it joins the River Irwell. The canal immediately enters a tunnel under Trinity Way, and pops out the other end directly underneath the railway line.

This used to be the Liverpool and Manchester Railway line from Liverpool Road station, which is now part of the Science and Industry Museum.

The canal received its Act of Parliament inand was opened from Bolton and Bury to Salford in The canal never reached Manchester.

It was connected to the River Irwell in and to the rest of the canal system in Brand: Amberley Publishing. On the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal by Alec Waterson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Manchester and Bolton Railway. The Manchester and Bolton Railway was a railway in the historic county of Lancashire, England, connecting Salford to Bolton.

It was built by the proprietors of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal Navigation and Railway Company who had in converted from a canal ry: Railway company. The history of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal. In a previous life the canal was used to carry coal from collieries in Pendleton and Radcliffe.

The last colliery at Ladyshore closed inand the canal closed to traffic as recently as. The Manchester Bury & Bolton Reservoir, commonly called Elton Reservoir, is located near the A58 Bolton Road in Greater Manchester, about 3 km ( mi) south west of the town of ucted in at the height of the canal era, it remains today as legacy of the industrial era and a major leisure facility for residents of Bury, Bolton and North nates: 53°34′48″N 2°19′09″W / °N .Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal (Restoration) - FREE FREE Maps for download in a choice of Acrobat (pdf) and Memory-Map (qct) formats The Waterway Routes Maps for all the canal restoration projects are FREE to download.

This is a journey taken by Steven Parker (the founder of the Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal Society) and myself along the canal in - many moons ago.