THE BLACKCOUNTRYMAN MAGAZINE ARCHIVE

2017

ISSUE 1 (Volume 48)

Black Country Society 50 Years On - James Morgan
Lichfield Waterworks Trust - David Moore
Early Years in Darlaston (Part 1) - Mike Page
The Christmas Post - Bill Toynbee
Black Country Ramblings - Phil Clayton
1974 Pub Survey of Dudley Town Centre - Ian Jeavons
Rachael Heyhoe Flint OBE, DL
Home Made in Smethwick - Touring exhibition
A Gallery of Memories - Philip C Adams MA
Smethwick Summit Reduction 1788-1791 - Ray Shill
The Walsall Leather Museum - Michael Doyle
Some early Memories of the Black Country Society - Dr Trevor Raybould
Elsie’s Tale - James Morgan
1636 - When Richard Foley Faced Ruin - Roy Peacock
Alan Price (1929-2016) - Keith Hodgkins
JMW Turner’s Tour in Dudley (Part IV) - Brendan Clifford
Gunlock Makers of Wolverhampton - Mark R Cooper
Following The Towpath to the Past - Chris Turton
The Jensen Motor Company - Nick Maltby
Free events Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Black Country Society.
Memories are Made For Us - Mike Pearson

ISSUE 2 (Volume 49)

The Jensen Motor Company (Part 2) - Nick Maltby

Meet The Committee of the Black Country Society.

Drinking, Brawling and Fighting at the Lye - Mary Bodfish

When Dudley Moved North - Alan Day

Quarry Bank: an Outsider’s View - Terry Church

Black Country Parish Boundaries: Echoes of Ancient Territory

                             (Part 1) - Dr Kevin James

Nightscape sees the Light of Day at Gallery

Early Years in Darlaston (from a child’s point of view) Part 2 - Mike Page

Black Country Ramblings: Along the Old Main Line - Phil Clayton

Rachael Heyhoe Flint update

Caeser Augustus Llewellyn Jenkyns - Terry Harrison

Noah’s Ark Blue Plaque

19th Century Ladymoor from Census Data - Jennifer Davies

Thomas Foley: The Fire of London 1666 & Old

                            Swinford Hospital - Roy Peacock

Railway Plaques: National Rail Museum, Delhi - David and Anne Bullock

Poem and glass news                                                      

The Euphrates Flyboat - Margaret Dallow

The Case For Wolverhampton - Nick Moss

May Myatt Recollections (1920-1975) - Nadine Cresswell-Myatt

ISSUE 3 (Volume 50)

Black Country Parish Boundaries: Echoes of Ancient Territory

                          (Part 2) - Dr Kevin James

Black Country Society 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Chance Brothers in New Zealand (Part 1) - Bill Toynbee

The Bickley Family and Trades in Bilston - Ray Shill

Thomas Monk of Lower Mitton and Tipton - Margaret Dallow

Euphrates and The Fly Boat (poem) - John Alan Davis

Euphrates Packet (song lyrics) - Phil Clayton

Fr. Francis Martyn (1782-1838) & the Mount, Walsall - Michael Doyle

The Black Country Society Reaches Fifty - Ned Williams

Major Investment for Multistory For Sandwell Arts Festival

From West Country to Black Country - Tony Ridge

Kewford Eagles Annual Football Tournament                  

Black Country Ramblings: Along the Old Main Line (Part 2) - Phil Clayton

Black Country History Day                                              

Responses to Wolverhampton Article (5003)  

A Day at Westfield - Graham Fisher MBE

Letters to Mary (Part 1) - Angus Dunphy OBE

Board Schools & their Appearance in the Lye & Wollescote

                         (Part 1) - Eric Pritchard

We Spake a Bit Different - Harry Taylor

Damage to Grave of VC Hero & Paving Stone Ceremony for VC

May Myatt (nee Hughes Recollections 1920-1955

                         (Part 2) - Nadine Cresswell-Myatt

Images of Dudley - Steve Burdett

ISSUE 4 (Volume 51)

May Myatt Recollections (1920-1975) Part 3 - Nadine Cresswell-Myatt

Story of William Russel at Lye Forge - Nigel Perry

Chance Bros in New Zealand Part 2 - Bill Toynbee

Board Schools in the Lye & Wollescote Part 2 - Eric Pritchard

When Steel in Dudley led to Brass & Gold up North - Alan Day

Black Country Ramblings along the Old Main Line Part 3 - Phil Clayton

A Woman called Peculiar - Mick Powis

Black Country History Day 2017 - Judith Watkin

Harold Hassall - Stan Hill

Planning the Future in 1948 - Dr Trevor Raybould

Letters to Mary Part 2 - Angus Dunphy

Elihu Burritt (American view of Victorian England) - Brian Conduit

Lord Cobham opens Dudley Police Buildings & Fire Station-Mike Pearson

The West Bromwich Gas Showroom - Black Country Museum

Cedric Hardwicke (an Actor at War) - Roy Peacock

The Irish and Wednesbury - Michael Doyle

Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh - Ian Jeavons

Visit to Honesdale, Pennsylvania

                     (Home of the Stourbridge Lion) - Mike Pearson

2018

ISSUE 1 (Vol 51)

May Mayatt Recollections (1920-1975) Pt 3 - Nadine Cresswell Myatt

William Russell at Lye Forge & the iron industry - Nigel Perry

Chance Bros in New Zealand Pt2 - Bill Toynbee

Intl. Festival of Glass

Board Schools in Lye & Wollescote Pt2 - Eric Pritchard

When Steel in Dudley, Brass & Gold up North - Alan Day

Ramblings along the Old Main Line Pt3 - Phil Clayton

A Woman called Peculiar - Mick Powis

Blk Country History Day 2017 - Judith Watkin

Harold Hassall - Stan Hill

Planning the future in 1948 - Dr Trevor Raybould

Letters to Mary Pt2 - Angus Dunphy

Elihu Burritt (an American view of Victorian England) - Brian Conduit

Cedric Hardwicke, actor at war - Roy Peacock

The Irish & Wednesbury - Michael Doyle

Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh - Ian Jeavons

Stourbridge Lion - Mike Pearson


 

ISSUE 2

The story of William Russell - Nigel Perry

Blk Country Ramblings along the Old Main Line Pt4 - Phil Clayton

Erdeswick & the Black Country - Dr John Lester

Arthur Proudler 9yrs at Aston Villa for 1 game - Terry Church

The Royal visit to Wolverhampton - Ned Williams

South Africa Railway Plates - David Bullock

Eli Adams(Blk Country Story Teller) - Philip Adams

Jerry the Shetland - Eli Adams

Midlife Identity Crisis (I am or Ay I a Blk Country man) - Chris Turton

When Dudley moved North Pt2 - Alan Day

The Bilston Madhouses - Dr Leonard Smith

I Have Got a Medal - James Measell

Early Years of the W. Smethwick Male Voice Choir - B Toynbee

Billinghams on the move - Clive & Gary Billingham

There's no such thing as can't - Martyn Round

JA Barnsby & Sons - Michael Doyle

New Celebratory Installation in Kingswinford - Graham Fisher MBE

Mount St Primary School Memories - Terence S. Hyde

Kewford Eagles - Ian Pound

ISSUE 3

The munifluence of Joseph Guest & a Trowel in the Loft - Dave Kerr

A Mystery at the Delph - Ned Williams

Tom Harris, the boy who missed the Cup Final- Terry Church

A Racing Uncertainty - David Walker

Emanuel Bowen & the Black Country - John Lester

A Coseley Examination - Matt Mills

Blk Country Ramblings along the Old Main Line Pt5 - Phil Clayton

2 Schools that nearly didn't open - Trevor Rogers

Chance Bros. Interplanetary Project - Bill Toynbee

Black Country Spitfires - Peter Glews

BCLM Forging Ahead - Simon Briercliffe

Planning for the Future - George Moran

The Black Country Workhouse - Edward Davies

My Mother Told Me (vocabulary) - Chris Turton

Joey Tortoise makes a dash for Freedom - Stan Hill

Was it Really So? - Keith Robinson

Stourbridge Lions Historic Debut - Mike Pearson/Ray State

ISSUE 4 (Vol 52) No1

Was It Really So? (memories) Pt3 - Keith Robinson

A Gornal Christmas Rhyme - David Walker

Pastor Henry Rollinson (Price St. Mission) - Prof David Hughes

A Ticket for a Cup Final & a European Cup Final for £1 - Terry Church

The Founding of the Brierley Hill School of Art - James Measell

An Armistice Memoir - N C Hilton

The 1832 Blck Country Cholera Outbreak - Edward Davies

Victor Marvin Finegan AKA Lord Nip-a-Kof Pt2 - DE Yates & JD Halverson

Let there be Light - Carol Hathorne

The Rise & Fall of Nailmaking in Lye - Eric Pritchard

Tipton to Kent & Back in WW1 - Elizabeth Dorothy Wheeler

A Little Wartime Memory - John Lester

Blk Country History Day 2018 - Judith Watkin

Methodism in Kingswinford - Terry Church

Memories of Wordsley Hospital (1931-1954) - J. Godfrey

Sedgley Park School - Michael Doyle

Dartmouth Cricket Club - West Brom's Forgotten Footbal Pioneers - Steve Carr

How much for an Ear; Saxon Law Codes - Richard Denning

BCLM Forging Ahead - Simon Briercliffe

Ayli and 'itler - Paul Fieldhouse

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