Next month will be the 200th anniversary since the publication of an Act relating to the Grand Junction Canal (GJC), now known as the Grand Union Canal (GUC).  Acts of Parliament are identified by the Kings Regnal Year, in this case the 58th year of the reign of George III.  George reigned from 1760 to 1820 and is well known for having lost our American colonies and for his mental illness in later life, portrayed in the film The Madness of King George. 

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