Printout from Bridging the Years:

The Royal Barge in the Boathouse, Worsley

The Royal Barge in the Boathouse, Worsley

T1657. Queen Victoria visited the Worsley in October 1851, staying at Worsley New Hall, home of the Earl of Ellesmere. The Earl had a barge specially constructed for the visit, which became known as the Royal Barge. As is evident from this photograph, it was an elegant craft, and was stored in a boat house in Worsley, a building that still exists today.
Publisher
ContributorMrs Elsie Mullineux
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - Circa 1906
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 90mm
dimension.W - 140mm
Identifier5381
SourceSalford City Archive / The Frank Mullineux Collection
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Worsley Boat House (O.S. Ref: 374900, 400400)
RightsUnknown