Lower Ouse Drainage Board Enquiry: Transcripts of evidence

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Transcripts of evidence given at the Lower Ouse enquiry, 6 folders.

MS.Add.8305/1: Day 2, 25 June 1918, 61 pages.

MS.Add.8305/2: Day 3, 26 June 1918, 74 pages.

MS.Add.8305/3: Day 8, 2 July 1918, 32 pages.

MS.Add.8305/4: Day 9, 3 July 1918, 82 pages; Day 10, 4 July 1918, 3 pages.

MS.Add.8305/5: Day 10, 4 July 1918, 40 pages.

MS.Add.8305/6: Day 11, 14 August 1918, 65 pages; memorandum by Mr Lyster, 9 August 1918, 4 pages.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1918 an enquiry was carried out into the impact on the downward flow of flood waters of putting sluices across the River Ouse at Free Bridge and closing sluices on the flood tide.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Cambridgeshire Record Office, 1981.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Geographical Names