MAGAZINE ARCHIVE
Dear Visitor, since the Society was established late in 1967 the First issue of the Blackcountryman magazine was published in 1967. This tradition has been continued and you will therefore find all Issues numbered 1 in the year before the following issues 2,3 and 4. If you have any queries please contact the society and we will be pleased to help with your enquiry.

1988

ISSUE 1

Frederick Carder - J.H. Martin

Eminent Black Country Folk - Bert Bissell M.B.E. - S. Hill

Ten New Screens for the Black Country - N. Williams

Wordsley's Pooh Bah - H.J. Haden

Letting in the Light - J. Sparry

The Horseley Fields Railway Buildings - M. Hale

Winter (Poem) - J.W. Jones

Seventy Years On Pt 2 - R. Peacock

A Nobleman's agent & His Family - C.j.l. Elwell

Parkfield-Its Furnaces & Quarries - R. Davies

The Rector - B. Barr

Ah Bay! (Poem) - J. Hodges

A Childhood Visit to the Black Country - S. Glover

1989

ISSUE 2

Frederick carder in Later Years - R. Rockwell

Doctor Extraordinary - H.J. Haden

The Life of a Black Country Medico - C. Hatton

Eminent Black Country Folk-Wesley Perrins M.B.E. - S. Hill

Pig Town - P. Taylor

The Rhinocerous Case Pt 3 - C.J.L. Elwell

Across the Leas (Poem) - J.W. Jones

Bloxwich Buildings - D. Speakman

Unvieling the Plaque at Newbridge - N. Williams

The Horseley Fields Railway Buildings Pt 2 - M. Hale

The Yew Tree, Wallheath - J. Sparry

Seventy Years On Pt 3 - R. Peacock

Down in the Forest a Black Country Mon Stirs - S. Hill

The Bilston Epidemic - S. Wright

Tipton's Charter

ISSUE 3

Eminent Black Country Folk -

        The Rt. Hon. Peter Archer Q.C., M.P. - S. Hill

The Last of the Lyttleton - N. Williams

Charles Hatton - H.J. Haden

The Northern Ballet Theatre - S. Hill

The Day War Broke Out

Steve Bloomer - P. Barnsley

'Let the People Goo' - S. Denison

Picture Postcard Memories - R. Pearson

Black Country Humour

Rain and Real Ale - A. Gray

Sam Girling - J. Sparry

Bilston Library - R. davies

Non-Conformism in Brierley Hill - P. Bloore

Old Wheels (Poem) J.W. Jones

ISSUE 4

Eminent Black Country Folk- Sir Michael Higgs - S. Hill

Thomas Bryan V.C. - H.J. Haden

An Early Enterprise Culture - J. West

Summer Walkabouts 1989 - N. Williams

Midland metro - R. Hughes

The Bonded Warehouse - G. Reading

Drawings of Dudley - G. Warburton

Were You an Evacuee? - M. Hale

Black Country Surnames - P. Chandler

An Anniversary not to be Disregarded - M. Carpenter

Wolverhampton during the War - H. Bodfish

Darlaston - a brief History - R. Davies

Tipton in World War 1 - J. Brimble

Horse Manure - P. Taylor

Memories of the Lye - N. H. Brettell

A Solstical Stroll's Delights - A. MacClean

Fingers of Time (Poem) - J.W. Jones

1989

ISSUE 1

Eminent Black Country Folk- Don Kenyon - S. Hill

Hop Picking - J. R. Williams

Miles Jervis 1 - N. Williams

Black Country Brews - M. Jackson

Tourism the Black Countries fastest growing Ind. - K. Cheetham

Wolverhampton during World Wra 2 - H. Bodfish

Postscript on Sam - The Clock Man - H.J. Haden

Wolverhampton a Town of architectural Surprises - R. Davies

The 311 Battery & Association - S. V. Haden

Ironworkers (Poem) - N.H. Brettell

G.W.R. Reminiscences - G. Baylie

Black country Surnames (II) - P. Chandler

Appreciation - Andrew barnett - H.J. Haden

My Dad - M. Marsh

St. Marks C.E. School, Ocker Hill - F.Y. Turley

Down in the Forest - R. Weston

1990

ISSUE 2

Eminent Black Country Folk- Julie Walters - S. Hill

Restoring Listed buildings - P. Hurley

Compton Hall Hospice - S. Hill

Portraits in Tipton Library - J. Brimble

A Walsall Life in 1853 - C.J.L. Elwell

Black Country Museum Mine Problems - C. Swindells

Miles Jervis Pt 2 - N. Williams

The Rise & Fall of an Idealist - H.J. Haden

A Tipton Chainworks in 1890's Pt 1 - J.R. Williams

Some Black country Surnames - P. Chandler

Lace in Audnam - M. Carpenter

A Black country Lad's Musical Progress - S. Hill

Newbold's Farm 1933 - C. Wenlock

Memories (Poem) - H. Francis

Sanjerolla - J. Sparry

A Railway Locomotive Called 'star' - R. Shill

The Story behind a Book - K. West

ISSUE 3

Eminent Black Country Folk - Lord Tombes of Brailes (Warks) - S. Hill

Two Black Country Schools - N.H. Brettell

Unusual Street Names

Memories of 1940 - M. Hale

J.B. Dainty- Master Craftsman in Metal - H.J. Haden

Barnet Tooley - Fairground Fighter - V. Holloway

Gornal Tongues & Legends - J.W. Jones

The Black country Dev. Corporation - S. Hill

The Tower (Poem) - J. Hunt

The Origins of Walsall - S. Micklewright

a Tipton Chainworks in the 1890's Pt 2 - J.R. Williams

St. Marks Church, Ocker Hill - M. carter

The Other Samuel Johnson - J. Sparry

Jerome K. Jerome - A. Gray

ISSUE 4

Eminent Black Country Folk - Surgeon Commodore F. R. Wilkes

       M.B.E., OSt.J, FRCS(eng) - S. Hill

Two Black Country Schools - N.H. Brettell

A Christmas Memory - H.J Haden

Restored Listed buildings Pt 2 - P. Hurley

Walsall's Ground Number Four - G. allman

Toasted teacakes & Baked Potatoes - J. Sparry

Fire Power - J.D. Williams

The Welsh & Midlands Counties Junction Railway - M. Hale

The Black Country Dev. Corporation - S. Hill

Elmar & Elsie -Equilibrists from Quarry Bank - S.R. Wallin

Old Oldbury-the results of Archeological Excavations - M. Hodder

Tom Pritchards New Empire - D. Clayton

Another Lost Film - P. Barnsley

Hell Lane - R. Shill

Not So Secret Weapon - H.L. Kershaw

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