Group    From 1946 

Inland Waterways Association

Categories: Community / Clubs

Formed to campaign for the conservation, use, maintenance, restoration and sensitive development of British canals and rivers. One of its founders was the author Robert Aickman. The author Elizabeth Jane Howard was employed as part-time secretary to the Association, where she and Aickman met and had a affair.

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Inland Waterways Association

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Robert Aickman

Robert Aickman, 1914 - 1981, author and co-founder of the Inland Waterways As...

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