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Tom Rolt & the Cressy Years

Ian Mackersey

Tom Rolt & the Cressy Years

by Ian Mackersey

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Transport: General Interest,
  • England,
  • Engineering (General),
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11574458M
    ISBN 100947712011
    ISBN 109780947712013

    By Audlem Webteam - 4th July am. Amongst the narrow boats arriving in Audlem for today's commemoration of the th anniversary of Tom Rolt — see details below — is Elland, said to be one of the oldest narrow boats still on the canal network.. Normally horse-drwan, the boat was being hauled down the locks yesterday by the crew and was moored overnight in the :// › newsroom › Robert Fordyce Aickman (27 June – 26 February ) was an English conservationist and writer of fiction and nonfiction. As a conservationist, he is notable for co-founding the Inland Waterways Association, a group which has preserved from destruction and restored England's inland canal a writer, he is best known for his supernatural fiction, which he described as "strange › articles › eng › Robert_Aickman.

    History - Reviving Canals Books. Landscape with Canals by L T C Rolt, Edition: reprint, ISBN: , pages, Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, in , Written in , The second part of L T C Rolt's autobiography. Order now from.. Waterways Restored by P J G Ransom, ISBN: 0 7, pages, Published by Faber & Faber Ltd., in , 16 plates and 10 › waterways › ?wpage=C Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biography by L. T. C Rolt (Book) 53 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries › identities › lccn-n

    In this centenary year of the birth of Tom (L.T.C.) Rolt, many articles are appearing about the importance of this great writer, particularly his first book Narrow Boat and its consequences in the formation of the Inland Waterways Association. Inevitably intertwined with the story of the writer is › converted ›   right, it was from here that Tom Rolt set off on Cressy for the voyage chronicled in his book Narrow Boat – which sparked the 20th century canal revival. The boatyard, much redeveloped, now forms the focus of a museum near the helpful Tourist Information Centre. We particularly enjoyed a visit to the neo-classical St Michael’s Church with a ine › wp-content › uploads › › 05 › Guide-to-the-South.


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From Tom Rolt's book Narrow Boat. 'Cressy' was a narrow boat which Tom Rolt bought inand adapted and fitted to make a permanent home for himself and his first wife, Angela. He had had his first trip on 'Cressy' with his uncle and cousin ten years › life ›   Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years is a moving record of the passion and tumult over the fate of an entire transport system that Rolt ignited with his captivating book Narrow Boat.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible  › Biography › Science, Mathematics & Technology › Engineering. The answer is in the book Tom Rolt & the Cressy Years by Ian Mackersey, which you should find a link to in my 'canal books' list on this page.

Basically, Cressy rotted on the bottom, and when Rolt's marriage to Angela broke up inhe took the boat to Wyatt's boatyard at Stone, on the Trent & Mersey (now the home of the Canal Cruising › granny_buttons › › 08 › Tom Rolt has written a very descriptive book about his travels along the canals in the Midlands on his narrow boat " Cressy" duringjust as WW2 was about to start.

I felt that when reading the book that I was taking part in the journey along with Tom and his  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities. Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years by Ian Mackersey,available at Book Depository with free delivery :// › Tom-Rolt-Cressy-Years-Ian-Mackersey ›   It is sometimes forgotten that by the time Narrow Boat was published its author had already completed another book called High Horse Riderless, a very different kettle of fish.

This is a dense thoughtful book setting forth a policy and philosophy for a new world order based on Rolt’s interpretation of a medieval balanced life with a › mainline › htm. Talyllyn Railway names a locomotive 'Tom Rolt' in his memory. Landscape with Figures, a third and final volume of autobiography published by Alan Sutton.

A Canal People: the photographs of Robert Longden published by Alan Sutton, text By Sonia Rolt. Contains photos of Tom and Cressy. The LTC Rolt › TOM ROLT AND THE CRESSY YEARS by Mackersey, Ian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at :// › book-search › title › rolt › author › mackersey.

Tom Rolt supported this idea and in Augusthe Robert and their wives, Angela and Ray, met for the first time aboard Cressy at Tardebigge on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. The couples developed a good working relationship with the inaugural meeting of The Inland Waterways Association taking place on 15 February London at Aickman › wiki › Inland_Waterways_Association.

Tom Rolt – Writer & Waterways Revivalist Lionel Thomas Caswall Rolt () was a prolific writer and biographer of 18th and 19th century British engineers, and a successful early campaigner for the revival and preservation of heritage railways and › village-history › wholived › tom-rolt-writer-waterways-revivalist.

Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years M & M Baldwin, London, (ISBN: 0 1) Click Here to buy Tom Rolt and the Cressy Years is the story of Tom Rolt’s involvement with canals. It describes his profound influence on the successful preservation in Britain today of more than 3, miles of navigable inland :// › Next week the IWA-sponsored Cressy Cruise Re-Enactment sets off from Banbury, in the footsteps of Tom and Angela Rolt, celebrating Tom's centenary and the nine months gestation of the book.

But the log spans the entire 12 years of the couple's life aboard the boat, and indeed the founding of the IWA several years after 'the Narrow Boat Cruise'. › granny_buttons › ›. Narrow Boat book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Description Narrow Boat is Tom Rolt’s wonderful tale of the mile voy › book › show › narrow-boat. Description Narrow Boat is Tom Rolt’s wonderful tale of the mile voyage in narrow boat Cressy through the canals of the Midlands in The book tells of how Rolt and his wife adapted Cressy as their home and recalls their long journey and the boatmen and craft they met along the :// › Narrow-Boat-L-T-C-Rolt-ebook › dp › B00H7IM Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biography by L.

C Rolt (Book) 52 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide › identities › lccn-n Lionel Thomas Caswall Rolt (usually abbreviated to Tom Rolt or L.

Rolt) (11 February – 9 May [1] [2]) was a prolific English writer and the biographer of major civil engineering figures including Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Thomas is also regarded as one of the pioneers of the leisure cruising industry on Britain's inland waterways, and as an enthusiast for both › L._T._C._Rolt › en-en.

TOM ROLT REMEMBERED YEARS ON The crew of narrow boat Heron re-create Tom Rolt’s /40 historic cruise around the English canal system When is the centenary of the birth of Tom Rolt, a founding father of The Inland Waterways Association who, as › northampton › northampton_pdf › TomRoltPR.

THIS YEAR marks the 70th anniversary of LTC Rolt's book Narrow Boat, which was credited with reviving interest in Britain's canals and saving them from dereliction.

CLARE HEAL talks to his widow › news › uk › › 70th.Tom Rolt has written a very descriptive book about his travels along the canals in the Midlands on his narrow boat " Cressy" duringjust as WW2 was about to start.

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