"Swan population is rising"
Newspaper cutting (Maidenhead Advertiser, 1990) with article on Swan Upping, mentioning the increase in swan numbers thought to be due to the ban on lead fishing weights and three successive mild winters.
A photograph Mapledurham Lock.
It shows the lock as it was when the whole operation of the lock was controlled from a central panel situated in the lock office. A similar system was used at Old Windsor Lock. The system was abandoned some years later.
Copy of a black & white photograph of the Imperial College Boat Club and Goldie crews racing on the Thames, 1943. Taken from the towpath on the Surrey side of the river at Putney, downstream of Harrods Depository.
Original owned by David Rolt.