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Alan Bedford   Link to this

Travel by boat on the Thames was the quickest way from point to point in the London/Westminster area, and on downstream to Gravesend.

Here's a link to a table of established passenger fares (1655) for various types of boats plying the Thames to and from Gravesend:
http://www.shipbrook.com/jeff/boatfare.html

vincent   Link to this

Please note: the common price was in Latin [xvi d] note also with or agin' the tyde.

Ruben   Link to this

history and some lively drawings of the London Watermen see 5 pages at:
http://www.portcities.org.uk/london/server/show...

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