POTTED HISTORIES  

The Black Country has given birth and a start to inventors, business leaders, scientists, artists, authors and exceptionally talented characters. We are pleased to provide below some short biographies of some of these famous people  and guide you to our Book Shop for more comprehensive reading.

More material will be added as it becomes available.

If you have a story to tell, contact - admanbcs@gmail.com      Choose and Click the pdf below to Open and read the full feature!

JAMES WATT

A Special Feature about theBloomfield Engine

by Keith Hodgkins.

JAMES WATT

200yrs Anniversary

(2019) and the first rotary engine

BEAN CARS

Over 100yrs ago

a GB car was driven across Australia

Joseph Darby

The Netherton Jumper

& World Champion

John Corbett

Narrowboat owner to MP

and the owner of

Chateau Impney

Dorothy Round

The Dudley girl &

Champion Tennis player

Robert Plant

The West Bromwich lad

who was voted the

Greatest Rock Singer

Emma Sproson

Wolverhampton's first

women M.P. and former

Suffragette

Jack Judge

Songwriter &

Music hall

Entertainer

Edward Byrne-Jones 

Who were the

PreRaphaelites

Black Country Society

West Midlands, UK

Click for WM Historic Building Trust

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