Victorian day on the River Soar, 1847 by Malcolm Dark

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Victorian Day on the River Soar. Book details. by Malcolm Dark. Price: £ A day's events in the life of a fictitious family working aboard a horse-drawn narrow boat from north of Leicester to Trent Lock at the junction of the Trent and Mersey Canal and the Erewash Canal.

Their route takes them along the canalised River Soar through. River Soar: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of River Soar. Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying Victorian day on the River Soar on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking a little longer.

We will update this message as anything. The River Soar (/ s ɔːr /) is a major tributary of the River Trent in the English East Midlands and is the principal river of source of the river is midway between Hinckley and river then flows north through Leicester, where it is joined by the Grand Union uing on through the Leicestershire Soar Valley, it passes Loughborough and Kegworth until Cities: Leicester.

Book details. by Malcolm Dark. Price: £ Cotes Mill stands on the outskirts of Loughborough, beyond the railway station, on the road to Nottingham.

Opposing forces met there and for two days endeavoured to gain control over the extensive bridge spanning the flood plain and the River Soar.

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