Basildon Ferry, Basildon, Berkshire

Basildon Ferry, Basildon, Berkshire
Photograph taken 1892 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC73/00938

The ferryman waits to row passengers across the River Thames. Basildon was the rural birthplace of Jethro Tull in 1674, innovative farmer and inventor of the seed drill.

Location

West Berkshire Basildon

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

boat river water transport ferry Victorian (1837 - 1901)