About Birdswood historic canal boat
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The History of Cromford Canal and Birdswood

Here you will find several articles featuring the history of the immediate area and the developing of the Derwent Valley which is the only world heritage site in the Midlands.

The Wheatcrofts

Abraham Wheatcroft (1747-1812) lived in Crich Carr, where he may have had a farm, and was recorded as an inn [...]

About Birdswood

Strangely, the story of Birdswood starts with a bit of railway history.  With the coming of the railways in the [...]

HISTORICAL NARROW BOAT

Birdswood

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