THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL A HIGHWAY LAID WITH WATER. THE ROUTE: III. ― UXBRIDGE TO BRENTFORD,. AND THE. PADDINGTON ARM “UXBRIDGE, a market town in Middlesex, 15 miles W. from London, in the road to Oxford, is situated on the river Coln and Grand Junction Canal, over each of which it has a bridge . . . .This town, which is governed by two bailiffs, two constables, and four …
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Archive Issue 30 (June 2001) The Blanket Mills of Witney. Stanley C. Jenkins. 3-22 The textile industry was based upon local wool and the power supplied by the fast flowing River Windrush, later supplemented by coal brought via a branch line linked to OWWR opened on 13 November 1861.
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THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL A HIGHWAY LAID WITH WATER. THE ROUTE: II. ― MARSWORTH JUNCTION TO UXBRIDGE “By his will, in 1750, John Sawell charged about an acre of land in Tring meadow, with 20s a year to be given to the poor parishioners.