Waterways of England and Wales

1910 - 1920


Introduction to 1910 - 1920

Click on one of the coloured areas to see an enlarged view.


These historical maps are the work of the late Dr. Mike Stevens

The First World War

During the latter part of WW1 the Government took control of the canals, but handed them back to their owners at the end of hostilities. The steady decline continued from that moment.