Gloucestershire Quarter Sessions - Boat Registrations 1795.
A Parliamentary Act of 1795 required the registration of all boats, barges and other vessels of certain descriptions exceeding 13 tons used on navigable rivers and inland waterways. This booklet contains information regarding those registered at Gloucestershire Quarter Sessions and used on rivers and canals between Bristol, Gloucester, Stourport (Worcestershire), Newport (Monmouthshire) and London. Included are the names of the boats with their description and weight in tons, the name of the owner and his or her residence, the name of the master, the number and names of persons required to navigate the boat and their capacity, the route navigated and the total distance in miles.
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Gloucestershire Boat Registrations 1795
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