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Stroud and Severn Railroad

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1824 September 24th. Meeting held at the George Inn, Stroud with John Hinde Pelly as Chairman. A committee was formed with Pelly and thirteen others (named) with the aim of getting a Bill approced in Parliment for the build. The proposal is brought about by the high charges of the Stroudwater Canal Co. [1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Monday, Oct 11, 1824