HISTORY OF THE WAKERING AND BARLING BARGES
By Gordon Wiseman
This book covers the villages of Barling, Little Wakering and Grert Wakering in the south-east corner of Essex and the role sailing barges played, especially in the brickmaking industry. There are description of the cargos and crews with recollections and also details of builders and owners.
The following barges are listed::

Alfred & Clara
*Anthony
Avon
Brent
British Oak
Butterfly
Caroline
Catherine
Charles & Esther
Clyde
*Colne
Cray
Cygnet
Darenth
Dart
Duke of Kent
Earl Grey
Effort
Eliza
Elizabeth
Emma
Ernest & Ada
Experiment
*Flower of Essex
Flower of Kent
Friends Goodwill
Garland
*Gascoigne
Gazelle
George & John
George & Susannah
*Hadleigh Castle
Harriet Howard
Havengore
Henry & Annie
Invicta
Jane
John & Caroline
John & Isabella
John & Susannah
Joseph
Joseph & John
Josephine
*Juniper
*K.C.
Landwick
Lapwing
Maplin
Margaret
*Mary Ann
Mersey
*Mildreda
Nile
Number One
*Persevere
Pride of the Orwell
Queen
Rachel & Julia
Rawreth
Rushley
Scarboro
Shorne
*Viking
Wakering
"Strangers"
Abner
Cutty Sark
Estelle
*Eva Annie
Faith Robey
Fanny
Gannet
Gladys
Harriet
Honduras
Lord Warden
Lurline
*Mayland
Monarch
Old England
*P.A.M.
Pickwick
Plantagenet
Snowdrop
Sunrise
Tam O'Shanter
Veronica
Victa
Violet Sybil
Windward
* denotes photograph
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