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Chronology:   Bargery Number Main Themes:
1790-99   Danger to other non-steam craft
1800-09     Unemployment among watermen caused by adoption of steamboats
1810-19   Changes to ways of working 
1820-29 679; 647  
1830-39 273; 279; 054  
1840-49 539  
Uncertain 648  



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Nobby Waterman, The

bar279: Dates 1837~1840|

A Watermen is swept out of his boat by the wash from steamboat and drowned. [279Synopsis]

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Newcastle And Shields Railway

bar273: Dates 1839~1839|

A Tyne river pilot anticipates the impact of steam boats and railways.

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Excursion to Putney

bar112: Dates 1840~1844|

Pleasure seekers rowing on the Thames and are run aground by the wash from a steam boat. [112Synopsis]

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Keelmen o' the Tyne

bar539: Dates 1841~1849|

A keelman asserts that keel boats can get the better of steam boats/railways.

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New Sang Tiv an Aad Teun

bar648: Dates ----~1879|

The narrator comments on the changes wrought by steam boats and laments that his son has gone to sea on a steam vessel. 

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State of Great Britain

bar399: Dates 1834~1841|

Lament for hard times including verses on the hardship caused by railroads and steamboats

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Steam Jobbing versus Greenwich Watermen

bar679: Dates 1819~1824|

The Watermen's objection to the establishment of a Steamer Company [679Synopsis]

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