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James Brindley

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James Brindley

An Illustrated Life of James Brindley, 1716-1772

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James Brindley by Harold Bode
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Description

James Brindley, sometimes called the Father of British waterways was responsible for the construction of over 4,000 miles of canals. This study looks at his life and work.'

Author Biography

Bradnop near Leek, James Brindley being one of the few men from thearea to achieve more than local fame, it was natural that Harold Bode, headmaster of Bradnop Parochial School, should become interested in this remarkable man. In 1963 a few enthusiasts, icnluding the author, set up the Caldon Canal Committee, now the Caldon Canal Society. In 1968 he started the agitation which led to Brindley Mill Preservation Trust, establish to restore the Leek Mill as a memorial to the great engineer. In 1972, bicentenary of James Brindley's death, harold Bode had the satisfaction of seeing the corn-mill taken over by the Trust and restoration started in earnest.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Shire Publications
Pages
48
Dimensions
140x220x25
ISBN-13
9780852634851
Product ID
1837541

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