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The River Thames

Records of the river's management between Cricklade and Teddington

'The Thames is liquid history’

John Burns MP

The Berkshire Record Office holds many documents that relate to the great river that historically defined Berkshire’s northern boundary.  Of particular importance are the collections of the Thames Conservancy and the Treacher papers.

Image of Plan of pound lock at Parting Eyot, Bray 1815 (D/TC28)

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