Historic Maps and Plans of Inland Navigation




Canalmaps ref. V2
Waterway Chesterfield Canal
Title Plans of the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway Canal and Lands - Chesterfield Canal.
Description Detailed survey in sheets of the whole canal from Chesterfield Wharf to the River Trent at West Stockwith, including reservoirs and feeders.
Date 1892
Names Henry Fowler, Surveyor and lithographer, Manchester.  Wm. Pollitt, General Manager
Scale 2 chains (132 feet)/inch
Size in inches Sheet size 42 x 26
Medium/format 31 hand coloured lithographed sheets, cloth backed, centre folded and bound as an atlas.  Modern half leather rebind.
Source MS&L (later Great Central) Railway.
Notes Surveyed and printed for general and estate administration within the Company, a very detailed record of the waterway and property within two chains either side of it.  Identifies the vendors of the land originally taken for building the canal.  Small extract only illustrated below.