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Can any one help me in tracing an old barge?

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Old 23rd September 2005, 18:18
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Can any one help me in tracing an old barge?

Can any one help me in tracing the History of an old barge?............... My Granddad was a lighterman in the 30s and 40s. Owning 2 barges, one of which was named PHYLLIS after one of my aunts, we know he worked the Thames and also the Solent, are there any sites or anything that can help me with this, i would be very greatfull
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Old 30th October 2005, 13:58
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Are you talking about sailing barges? or thames barge barges?
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Old 30th October 2005, 19:42
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Phil,

If you go to the below site, there is alot of info on tracing Thames Sailing Barges. I hope this is of help.

http://www.thamesbarge.org.uk/barges/bargeresearch.html

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Old 31st October 2005, 19:17
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Are you talking about sailing barges? or thames barge barges?
my grandad could of started out with sailing barges but i think i'll stick to motor barges mainly thames use
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Old 31st October 2005, 19:18
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Phil,

If you go to the below site, there is alot of info on tracing Thames Sailing Barges. I hope this is of help.

http://www.thamesbarge.org.uk/barges/bargeresearch.html

Chris.
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Old 1st November 2005, 10:11
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I've found her here in Luton, in fact have been married to her for 30 years. Her name really is Phyllis.
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Old 1st November 2005, 21:50
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I've found her here in Luton, in fact have been married to her for 30 years. Her name really is Phyllis.
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STRANGE REALY? I have a Phyllis at home to..........I've known her for 18 years
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