The River Severn
The Severn is the longest river in the United Kingdom, spanning
a total distance of 220 miles. In the early part of the 19th
century, ti was heavily used for transportation of goods, but this
fell into decline with the growth of the railway.
- Josephine Jeremiah, The River Severn: A Pictorial History
- Keith Kissack, The River Severn (Lavenham, 1982)
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FloodWater, South Quay, River Severn, 1886
Poem re Drowning at New Cutting, River Severn,
5 Aug 1844
Severn Humane Society, 'Directions for Recovery
of Persons', 19th cent.
Severn Human Society (page 2)
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