Aug 172016
 

Some of the barges and the boat people that navigated the Leeds Liverpool canal during the time of Titus Salt.

1861

Name of Boat

1. Hoboara – The Industry Of Shipley…..

Occupants: 

Joseph Illingworth, married aged 34 years – master of canal barge, born in Holbeck, Leeds

Thomas Mason, unmarried aged 35  – mate on canal barge, born in Baildon, Yorkshire

Elizabeth Illingworth, married aged 26 – master’s wife, born in Oldham, Lancashire

2. The Williams of Shipley

Occupants:

John Lorton, married aged 34 – master of canal barge, born in Brighouse, Yorkshire

Elizabeth Lorton, married aged 32 – master’s wife, born near Leeds, Yorkshire

William Ingham,  unmarried aged 16 – mate, born in Leeds, Yorkshire

1871

1. Hannah

Occupants:

Thomas Hartley, married aged 28 – captain,  born in Kendal, Westmoreland

Elizabeth Hartley, married aged 28 – wife of captain, born in Leeds, Yorkshire

Mary Hartley, daughter aged 7  – born in Leeds, Yorkshire

Robert Johnson, unmarried aged 36 – mate boat labourer, born in Lancaster in Lancashire

2. Clara

Occupants:

Charles Kendall, married aged 37 –  captain, born in Baildon, Yorkshire

Emily Ann Kendall, married aged 34 – wife of captain, born in Shipley, Yorkshire

Thornton Kendall, son aged 7 – born in Shipley

Edward Kendall, son aged 5 – born in Shipley

George Albert Kendall, son aged 3 – born in Shipley

Martha Kendall, daughter 4 months – born in Shipley

1881

1. Alice

Occupants

Richard Scott, married aged 50 years – master of barge boat, born in Morton Banks

Mary Scott, married aged 51 years – wife of master, born in Windhill, Yorkshire

Issac Illingworth, married aged 52 – mate of barge, born in Bradford, Yorkshire

2. Jupiter

Occupants

Henry Draper, married aged 38 – master of barge, born in Newborough, Lancashire

Maria Draper, married aged 26 – wife of master, born in Latham, Lancashire

Mary Jane Draper, aged 5 – daughter born in Latham, Lancashire

Richard Draper, aged 3  years – son, born in Latham, Lancashire

James Draper 10 months – son, born in Latham, Lancashire

Names of other barges on the Leeds Liverpool Canal, most of which had a master and  mate on board.

I would surmise that the boats did not always carry families, it would have depend on the volume of cargo they  carried.

Harriet

Janes

Mayflower

Major

Robert

Sarah Elizabeth

Speedwell

Rabbit

Violet

Ada

Baltic

James

Polly

If you like what you have seen here please share it with your friends using your favourite social media.

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmailFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail
Thankyou
 Posted by at 3:04 pm

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

(required)

(required)

Top