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Daily Archives: March 28, 2019

‘Remarkable’ 6th Century Severn fishery rights for sale

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Severn estuary seen from Goldcliff, which overlooks the free fishery Rights to fish a section of the River Severn which date back to the 6th Century are up for sale. The Free Fishery of the Severn belonged to the ancient Welsh kings of Glamorgan and Gwent, and stretch three miles (4.8km) from the …

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Amazing photos of monster fish caught by Hull trawlers and anglers across the years

Hull has a rich fishing heritage and was once one of the largest fishing ports in the country. From whaling in the 1700s to the discovery of the silver pits in the mid-1800s, fishing was a huge part of Hull life, particularly in Hessle Road, right through until the late 1970s into the early 1980s. Among all the millions of …

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