Ships built at Leeds
Henry Teall, Dock Lodge, Leeds.
January 1832 - 'Henry Teall, Timber Dealer, Boat Builder, Sworn Measurer and Appraiser as Commission Agent, engage to value woods or vessels and sell by auction or private contract as may be required. Has on sale one new sloop, six feet high, fit for river or coasting trade, two keels one six years old, the other aged and two open boats on the most moderate terms. Dock Lodge Leeds'.
April 1835 - A vessel, one of the largest ever built at Leeds, intended for the foreign trade was launched from Mr. Henry Teall, ship carpenter, Water Lane.
May 1841 ‘‘On Monday last, at twelve o’clock precisely, the fine schooner ‘Brilliant’ was launched from the shipyard 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.’
May 1857 - Bankruptcy Court, Edward Teall and Reuben Teall, Leeds, Boat Builders.
Edward Teall, Boat Builder and Timber merchant, Canal Wharf and Sovereign Street and Stanley Ferry..
Womack and Hartley, Boat Builders, Leeds.
February 1861 Partnership dissolved.
Messrs William Rider and Company, Victoria Bridge, Leeds.
February 1912 - English Oak Barge, 62 x 15 6 ft, capable of carrying 100 tons of coal from Whitwood and Normanton to Messrs J. Atkinson and Son, Coal Merchants, Aire Street Leeds.
February 1931 - An open-top coal barge was launched yesterday from the yard of Messrs William Rider and Co. Built to the order of Messrs James Hargreaves and Sons (Leeds) Ltd. the barge which will carry coal from West Yorkshire collieries to Leeds is of the maimum size to travel the Leeds and Liverpool Canal as far as the Corporation Electricity Works, in Whitehall Road.
September 1940 - The first barge to be built in Leeds since the war was launched into the Canal Basin of the Aire and Calder Navigation yesterday from the yard of William Rider and Co. Ltd. Named 'Mabel' the vessel which is of 100 tons carrying capacity has been built to the order of James Hargreaves and Sons (Leeds) Ltd. and will be used for the transport of coal from West Riding Collieries.
John Shires, coal merchant, boat builder and canal carrier, Old Mill Lane, Barossa Place, Low Road.
Built Shipley 1871 - 'Jet' Sloop, official No. 58746, registered Goole 37 tons, for Bowers Allerton Colliery Co. Ltd. Hunslet. 1881 at Kings Lynn Richard Rhodes Master, George Rhodes Mate, Elizabeth Rhodes Masters Wife, John Richard Rhodes Son, Ruth Rhodes Daughter, Thomas William Rhodes Son.
G. E. Ramsey Ltd, Junction Dock, Shipley.
November 1920 - For sale a good canal barge just undergone extensive repairs. 61 x 16 x 5ft, can be seen by appointment Apply G. E. Ramsey Junction Dock, Shipley.
February 1922 - For sale new motor barge fitted with a 30 b.h.p. Widdop Semi-Diesel engine,. This barge is designed to ply between Goole and Liverpool or Manchester. Also good secondhand barge that could be used as a trailer. Further particulars and price apply G.E. Ramsey, Junction Dock, Shipley.
January 1935 - For sale newly overhauled second hand canal barge. Inspection invited. G.E. Ramsey Ltd, Shipley.
Samuel Ledgard, boat builder, Kirkheaton.
Peter Thornton, Lowlands, boat builder, Mirfield.
W. Thornton, Sheley Building, boat builder, Mirfield.
'Swinton' Fly Boat, belonging to Mirfield, 25 tons Captain John Roberts 1861 for the Goole trade.
1876 built Mirfield - 'Seven Sisters' Keel, official No.93131, registered Hull, 48 tons, for Charles Whiteley, 45 Trippett Street, Hull.
1885 built Mirfield - 'Lizzie' Keel, official No.123284, registered Hull, 41 tons, 1907/20 for Mrs Eleanor M. Milnes, 42 Scarborough Street, Hull.
Joseph Braime, Boat Builder, Methley.
Built Methley 1848 - 'Ebenezer' Sloop, registered Grimsby, official No. 4948, 41 tons, for Abraham Worfolk, Brotherton. 1881 at Kings Lynn, Abraham Worfolk Master, Samuel Sloulds, Mate.
Sutcliffe Widdup, Bellmont Road, boat builder.
James Simpson, boat builder.
1849 - 'Mary' Ketch, official No.841, registered Goole, 55 tons for Mrs Louisa Watson, 37 Vermuyden Terrace, Goole.
Ships built at Leeds unknown builder
March 1786 - To be sold by auction at Leeds two boats marked 'No. 14' and '32' lying off the Old Navigation, Leeds.
1862 built Leeds - 'Hannah' Keel, official No.106729, registered Hull, 51 tons, 1900/1919 for Henry B. Ostler, 2 Market Place, Hull.
1860 built Leeds - 'Iris' Sloop, official No.28415, registered Goole, 60 tons, for Edward Jackson, Goole. March 1875 in collision with 'Diligence' Schooner of Sunderland and had to be towed into Lowestoft. From London to Yarmouth with manure. 1880 registered Lowestoft for William S. Everitt, Carlton Colville, Suffolk.