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Chester

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Evidence on the Dee Bill, 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/522
Scope and Contents

Conclusion to the evidence taken for the Dee Conservancy and Improvement Bill Inquiry, with letters to Chester newspapers asking for a compromise between the proposers and opponents of the Bill.

Dates: 1850
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on River Dee navigation, 1850 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/519
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on improvements to navigation on the River Dee, including papers on the history and organisation of the River Dee Company; comparisons of old and new standards at Chester; records of tides at Chester and Liverpool, with meteorological remarks from 1769; a report on the Company titled 'Dee Standard Restoration'; observations, calculations and discussions on the old and new level of the River Dee at Chester; plans of the River Dee for 1684, 1732, 1771, 1839 and 1849;...
Dates: 1850 - 1853
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the Chester-Dee inquiry, 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/520
Scope and Contents

Papers on the Admiralty Inquiry into the Chester - Dee Navigation improvement, including minutes of the evidence and appendices on tides and obstructions in the river.

Dates: 1849
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Papers on tidal harbours, 1839 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/504
Scope and Contents Papers concerning tidal harbours, including the proceedings of the Commission on the State of Tidal Harbours; notices of the Commission's meetings; minutes of evidence before the Commission, including evidence from G. Stephenson, J.M. Rendel and W. Cubitt; a report by the Commissioners on the port of Hull; reports on Southwold harbour; R. Stevenson's report on the Tay navigation, with plans of proposed harbour and railway crossings; improvements to the Severn River; suggestions and...
Dates: 1839 - 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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