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October 1953 - 'Miners’ ferry boat sails again. After being suspended since early last year, the ferry boat service across the river Aire between Methley and Allerton Bywater was reopened yesterday. The ferry will be used chiefly by miners who live at Methley and work at Allerton Bywater Colliery.'

Boat Builders.

Pigot's Directory 1818.

John Scott, Leeds Lock.

Henry Teall, Dock Lodge.

William Watson, Bowman Lane.

Pigot's Directory of 1829.

Boat Builders.

Henry Teall, Dock Lodge.

Benjamin Wilson, School Close.

Sloop & Boat Buiders

Henry Teall, Dock Lodge, Monk-Pits.

William Watson, Bowman Lane.

Benjamin Wilson, School Close.

William Rider & Co. between the Dry Dock and the river they had a boatyard .

William Wild, Ship Builder, 1868 .

September 1806 - To be sold by auction. Two capital staunch built sloops ('Nile' & 'Acorn') also one half share of the sloop 'Venus' built about a year ago. particulars from the Auctioneer or Mr. Henry Teall, of Leeds or Mr. Joseph Teall, near Wakefield.

December 1831 - On Sale, one new sloop, six feet high, fit for river or coasting trade, two keels, one six years old and the other aged, and two open boats, on moderate terms. Dock Lodge Leeds, December 29, 1831.

April 1835 - Contractors are putting the finishing touches to a new portion of the Aire & Calder Navigation at Woodlesford, which when complete will allow vessels of 120 tons burthen to travel between Goole and Leeds. Mr. Henry Teall, of Leeds, ship's carpenter, has already upon the stocks the hull of a vessel of 120 tons burthen, which he intends to launch on Easter Monday next.

April 1835 - Ship Launch on Monday last, a fine ship of 120 tons burthen, the 'British Oak' and is intended for foreign trade. She went off the stocks in gallant style with a large number of persons on board.

8th October 1840 - To be sold, one open boat, three months old, suitable for goods, coal or stone. Apply to Henry Teall, Boat Builder, Leeds.

22nd January 1841 - At Ford, Northumberland, by the Rev. T. Knight, rector, Mr. H. Teall, Shipbuilder, Dublin, son of Mr. Henry Teall, of Leeds, to Jane, eldest daughter of Mr. Robert Fluker, Berwick-on-Tweed.

July 1841 - On Thursday, the 22nd inst. two fine new ships, built by Mr. Henry Teall (son of Mr. H. Teall, Leeds) were launched from the Brunswick Dock-yard, Dublin, in the presence of a large concourse of spectators.

May 1841 - On Monday last, at twelve o'clock precisely, the fine schooner 'Brilliant', was launched from the ship-yard of Mr. Henry Teall, of this town. She is a beautiful vessel, of 100 tons burthen, and is intended for either the foreign or coasting trade.

20th October 1841 - Ship Carpenters wanted immediately. Inquire of Mr. Henry Teall, Shipbuilder, Leeds, or Mr. Henry Teall jnr. Brunswick Ship Yard, Dublin.

September 1842 - Death of Elizabeth aged 59, wife of Mr. Henry Teall, timber merchant, Dock Lodge, Leeds.

May 1870 - Notice of intention to proceed with Patents William Denton and Henry Teall, Leeds 'Steam Engines'.

1871 - Henry Teall aged 54 was staying at Ferry Boat Inn, Stanley Ferry.

1881 - Henry Teall aged 64 was lodging at 20 Portland Street, Leeds.

December 1886 - For sale, good canal boat, just had thorough repair, suited for Leeds coal trade. Apply Henry Teall, Boatbuilder, Apperley Bridge.

1901 - Henry Teall aged 74, Annuitant with son Edward, Ship builder employing 16 men.

March 1824 - Notice is hereby given that the Partnership subsisting between Benjamin Wilson and John Wilson of Leeds, in the County of York, Timber Merchants and carried on under the firm of 'Benjamin Wilson and Son' was this day dissolved by mutual consent.


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