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Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal Co

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of Stockton, Worcester

1792 Construction started at the River Severn at Gloucester.

1798 Reached Ledbury

1845 Reached Hereford, 34 miles from the start.

1881 Canal closed to allow construction of the Ledbury to Gloucester Railway.

1908 The property of the company has been sold to the Great Western Railway. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  • IWA website [1]