Dragonfly Journals & Magazines Archive

The Wilts & Berks journal & magazine ‘Dragonfly’ was named after a vessel used by Henry de Salis as an Inspection Launch for his updated Bradshaw’s Guide to the inland waterways. We know from a set of glass slides held by Swindon Library that ‘Dragonfly’ had passed along the Wilts & Berks Canal and North Wilts Canal in 1895. Dragonfly was built in Abingdon in 1895 and its engine boiler unit in Wantage