Canal Maps of the 19th Century
This CD is in three parts:-
1. Three maps produced by George Bradshaw of Railway Timetable fame. The maps were produced in 1830. They show most of England and Wales at a scale of ½ inch to one mile. They show the canal and railway network as it was then. They show the canal level above sea level and the entry widths of the locks.
2. The Walker Nichols and Priestly canal map of Great Britain. This map also produced in 1830 is at a scale of 5.6 inches to one mile. This map also shows the canals but in addition it shows the location of mineral deposits that would be transported on the canals.
3. The Joseph Priestly Book detailing and describing each of the canal layouts. The is an 800 page reference work.