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Bibliography

The following is a selection of items available in the Local Studies Library in Leeds. More are available on request.

For a general history of Leeds see:
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  The Illustrated History of Leeds. 2002
Thornton, D.  Leeds: The Story of a City. 2002
Fraser, D. (Ed.)  A History of Modern Leeds. 1980
Beresford, M.W. and Jones G.R.J. (Eds.)  Leeds and its Region. 1967.
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  War Plague and Trade. Leeds in the seventeenth Century.
Burt, S. and Grady, K.  The Merchantsí Golden Age. Leeds 1700-1790.  1987.
Heap, Ann, and Brears, Peter, Leeds Describ'd. Eyewitness Accounts of Leeds 1534-1905.

Earlier accounts of the history of Leeds, are given in:
Parsons, E.  The civil, ecclesiastical, literary, commercial and miscellaneous history of Leeds etc. 1834
Thoresby, Ralph,  Ducatus Leodiensis. 1715.
Whitaker, T. D. Leodis and Elmete. 1816.

For a description of the modern Waterfront:
Brears, Peter,  Leeds Waterfront Heritage Trail 1993
Godward, Brian,  Leeds Waterfront West. 1995
Godward, Brian,  Leeds Waterfront East.1996

Information on the Aire and Calder Navigation
Smith Peter L.  The Aire and Calder Navigation  1987.
Unwin R. J.  The Aire and Calder Navigaton Parts 1 and 2 In: Bradford Antiquary, Volume 11 New Series Volume 9 pages 53-85 and pages 151-186. 1976.
Wilson, Richard,  The Aire and Calder Navigation Parts 3 and 4 In: Bradford Antiquary Volume 11 New Series Volume 9 pages 215-245 and pages 323-369 1976.

Information on the Leeds Liverpool Canal
Clarke, Mike,  The Leeds and Liverpool Canal. 1994.
British Waterways: A short History of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Wood, Michael,  The Canal Basin Leeds, Leeds Architecture Workshop Research Paper 1986
John Taylor Teacher's Centre: A General study of the Grand Canal.

Canals and Canal People
Hanson, Harry,  Canal People 1978.
Hanson, Harry,  The Canal Boatmen  1760-1914. 1975.
Hadfield, Charles, The Canal Age.  1981.
Rolt, L.T.C.  Navigable Waterways. 1969.
Yorkshire Evening Post 20th June 1912: Men of the Waterways.
Yorkshire Evening Post 31st May 1905: Missions to the Bargee.
Wheat, G.  Leeds and Liverpool Canal Craft 1972.

Sorocold's Water Engine
Williamson F. and W. B. Crump,  Sorocold's Waterworks at Leeds. In: Publications of the Thoresby Society, Miscellany Volume 37 Part 2 pages 166-182.
Jenkins, Rhys, Links in the History of Engineering No.5. George Sorocold: a chapter in the history of public water supply. In: The Engineer Volume 126 Pages 333-334. 1918.

General Information on the Waterfront
Eaglesome, John,  Leeds Link with the Sea. In: Empire Mail July 1926. page 421.
Ramsden, G. Waterways in the economic development of Leeds. Leeds and its Industrial Growth No. 10.In Leeds Journal Volume 25 1954 pages 81-84.
Local Studies Library: Collection of material on the development of the waterfront. 1999.

Waterfront Industries
Industries of Yorkshire. Part 1 1888.
The Century's Progress, Yorkshire. 1893.
Mc Bretney, Jane.  Soapy Joe's. 1987
Lackey, Clifford, Quality Pays. The story of Joshua Tetley & Son. 1985.

Newspapers.
Copies of the Leeds Intelligencer and other local newspapers are held on microfilm in the Local studies Library, Leeds.


Images.

Maps
All maps are from the collection in the Local Studies Library in Leeds, except where indicated below.

Other Images
Most of the images used are from the print collection in the Local Studies Library. Some are from books and other materials in the Local Studies collection, and where this is the case, details are given below, as are details of those images taken from other sources.


Development 1600-1800
Sorocold's Water Engine from The Engineeer, Volume 126, page 333. 1918.

Aire and Calder Navigation
Leeds Bridge and the Aire and Calder Navigation from: Boyne, William, The History of Leeds. 1816.

Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Schedule of Maximum Canal Rates and Toll Charges In: An Act to confirm a provisional order....etc. 1893.  

Development 1820-1850River Wharves and St. Peter's Church 1829. From: Boyne William, The History of Leeds. 1877.

Boatmen
Pictures of boatmen and their families from: Mission Reports of the Incorporated Seaman and Boatmen's Friend Society, 1901-1936.

Waterfront Industries
Industries of Yorkshire. Part 1 1888.
The Century's Progress, Yorkshire. 1893.
Leeds Illustrated, 1892.
The Empire Mail. July 1926.
The Yorkshireman, 1892.
Robinson's Directory 1911-1912.

Boatmen
Warehouse Hill Wharf 1918 from: Mission Reports of the Incorporated Seaman and Boatmen's Friend Society, 1901-1936.






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