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Reference:

William Henry Wheeler, A History of the Fens of South Lincolnshire. 2nd Edition (1896)

facsimile edition, published by Paul Watkins, Stamford (1990)

ISBN 1-871615-19-4

234 x 150 mm. 489 pp. plus introduction and appendices. Facsimile of the 2nd edition, which was enlarged from the 1st. of 1868. Wheeler was a civil engineer specializing in drainage works. He moved to Boston in 1861, to do this work. He gives a thorough report of the history of the northern fen drainage and of its then current state.

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