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The Grand Union Canal

I wonder if anyone reading this blog know of or lived near the Grand Union Canal? I have always had a wonderful fascination with this canal from the days of my childhood. Just after the war we lived near Hemel … Continue reading

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British Waterways (Canals)

I was browsing the jumble sale at Victoria West Church this morning and came across this interesting book titled “Building Britain’ Canals”. It brought back my childhood memories of living near the Grand Union Canal. This canal ran from London … Continue reading

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Trip Down Memory Lane

The British canal system was an important waterway to transport goods around England in the 1950’s. The product was mostly coal on the nearby canal when I livedĀ  along the Great Northern Road close to Hemel Hempstead. The road to … Continue reading

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