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Neil Hardwick, who currently (2021) works as a volunteer for the Canal and River Trust at the Dundas Aqueduct, has carried out a large amount of research on the Kennet and Avon Canal, including what he calls "various overlooked aspects" of the canal. He has contributed to the Hungerford Virtual Museum on several occasions previously, but he is now (Oct 2021) kindly allowing us to share others of his fine collection of well-researched and interesting articles:

- Restoration of the K&A Canal through the Avon Valley (1946-2001).

- Building the K &A Canal through Bath.

- James Mills, K&A Resident Engineer - a fascinating account of the ups and downs of this difficult man, including many brushes with the authorities and the law. 

- Building the Bradford to Bathampton Railway.

- Generations of Tragedy - How the Kennet and Avon Canal brought distress to Bath - a tale of Drownings, Suicide and Murder.

- Constructing the K&A Canal in the Vicinity of Dundas Aqueduct.

- Dundas Basin.

- Acramans of Bristol.

- Scotch Boats.

- Lady Emily’s Demise- the fate of an experimental steam tug.

- Claverton Pumping Station.

- Claverton’s Enginemen.