Thames and Severn Canal, Siddington, Gloucestershire

Thames and Severn Canal, Siddington, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken 1904 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC71/00077

Labourers dig clay from the large pit at Blue House. It was essential for 'puddling', the process of making watertight the base of a canal.

Location

Gloucestershire Siddington

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

rural canal water transport work worker clay people clothing tool edwardian (1902 - 1913)