IMPORTANT HISTORY TOPICS
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal was suggested by John Longbothom and John Hustler in 1766. It was surveyed by Mr. Longbotham in 1768, and that survey was checked and approved by James Brindley. The canal was then built in stages between 1770 and 1816.
This section of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was cut in 1770-
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