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On the Banks of the River Lune 1801-1840
Researched by Linda Moorhouse
144 pages of A4 - 122,322 words
Read poems that were written in praise of the River Lune.
Find out how good the fishing was, what was caught, who was caught (the poachers and why they were transported) and who lost their lives on the River Lune.
Read about the ships that were built in the Lune boat-yards, which were for sale, which were ship-wrecked etc.
Experience the rivalry between the Lune Rowing Club and the Chester & Liverpool Clubs for the cup.
The Navigation and Improvement of the River Lune is included as well as property for sale along the Lune and Morecambe Bay.
The coming of the Railways and the antics of the Navies are covered in great detail.
Reviews: On the Banks of the River Lune 1801 to 1840