GENERAL with two butties approaching Brentford on the tidal Thames in 1907 or 1908

(Tom Chaplin)

At Braunston, General is in the foreground, with Hecla behind to the left. Date is between 1908 and 1924.

(Dennis Ashby collection)

Alfred Ray at the tiller

Mary Ann Ray and Frank Ray

Lou Ray (above and below)

Frank Ray

possibly William Ray at the tiller

(The six images above are from the Frank Ray Collection. They were published in NarrowBoat, Spring 2012.

See the magazine for more detailed comments about each photograph)