Interview 7 - Mr Toad

Mr Toad, boat builder

Interviewer: Bruce Heagarty
Total recording time: 24 min : 23 sec

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7 Mr Toad (the name by which he is popularly known amongst the boating community) talks about building and renovating a number of narrow boats, many of which remain in use on the Oxford canal today, including Hieronymus Pepys, which was one of the first canal boats to employ a conservatory area frontage.

Mr Toad now lives between Somerset and London and continues to build narrow boats and barges, many of which remain afloat on the British waterways.
24 min : 23 sec