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.

2000

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities - Lisa Potts G.M.  - S. Hill

The Black Country Pit Clubs Pt I, Dudley - C.J.L. Elwell

A Curious Case - R. Cranston

How Cradley Chose its First 'Little Parliament' - P. Barnsley

History & Archaeology of Wollascote Hall - J. Hemingway

Wolverhampton Harry - B. Jarrett

British Engineering for Kenya - P.J. English

Ashwood Pumping Station - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Nine Till Four - D. Barlow

The Belbroughton Plaque Trail - A. Pilkington

Rebel With A Cause - Remembering - P. McDonald

A Pilgrim to Ypres - D.J. Humphries

Technical Education for Craftsmen - W.L. Pace

My Boxing Interest - R.E. Cook

Life in the Balance - N. Williams

The Most Popular Anvil in the World - R. Moss

Wordsley School of Art - S. Hill

'The Priory' Past & present - M. Taylor

The Mystery of the Missing Pianner - J. Sparry

2001

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities - Angus Dunphy O.B.E. - S. Hill

The Black Country Pit Clubs Pt2 Wolverhampton - C.J.L. Elwell

The Fight for the Bumblebee - G. Fisher

Powell & Asprey, Pattern & Model Makers 1919-2001- A. Burgess

The Chapel - T. Church

A Trip for a Lifetime - J.M. Hill (nee Allen)

George Alfred Haden & Haden Hill House - J. Beard

More Antique Maps from the late 18th Century - E. Richardson

John Scott Hylton (1725 - 1793) of Lapal House, Halesowen

   An 18th Century Virtuoso - Dr F. Burns

A Little Black Country Education - J. Cartwright

Industrial Archaeology Tours - R. Moss

The Brettell Lane Canal Disaster 1903 Pt1 - C. Butcher

Windsor Theatre, Bearwood - R. Griffin

The Prims in the Square - J. Sparry

Red House Glass Works & the Portland Vase - J. Hemingway

Sign of the Times - R. Price

Charles Hughes and the Lions - N. Williams

Black Country Water Supplies, Rowley Res. - J. Van Leerzem

ISSUE 3

Black Country Personalities - Jim Shelley - S. Hill

The Mystery of Edmot Bradley - P. Barnsley

Metamorphosis of the TAB Operatic Society - G.E. Hodgetts

Early Memories - T. Church

Fight - A Picture for Molly

A Little Black Country Education II - J. Cartwright

The Brettell Lane Canal Disaster 1903  II - C. Butcher

Just a Glimpse of the Circus I - N. Williams

Art & the Black Country - H. Eccleston

Sidney Smith Castings, Stourbridge - Paintings A. Lockwood

Bonbells in Britain - Ed. by J. Hunt

A Black Country View - C.J.L. Elwell

Artist on the Scrap Heap: Life & Work of J. Petty - P. McDonald

Condemned Cattle, Umckaloabo-Mass Radiography - J. Sparry

Mabel Francis Brown 1903 - 1976 (Cradle to Grave) - J. Thomas

Black Country Water Supplies,

     Scout House Res. - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Black Country Living Museum

A Winters Tale - G. Bubb

Harry Wood and the Earl of Dudley

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities - Charles Leonard York - S. Hill

aspects of Victorian Pensnett - L. Gregory

A Common Interest - D. Turner M.P.

Cradley & the Diamond Jubilee - P. Barnsley

Cookley Pumping Station - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

On the Loss of Three Good Friends - J. Sparry

How Green is my Black Country - P.R. Shirley

A Little Black Country Education Pt3 - J. Cartwright

Star Gathering: Black Country Museum - D. Evans

Bombells in Britain - Ed. J. Hunt

Just a Glimpse of the Circus Pt2 - N. Williams

The Secret Waters of Bilston Road - Dr T. Langford

David Plant-Volunteer of the Year 2001.

'Mars were Marvellous - G. Bubb

The Pitman's Descent (Poem)

An Old Railway Project at Stourbridge - C. Butcher

The Mystery of the Novelty Glassworks - P. Skidmore

The Abberley Experience - 'Old West Brom Un'

2001

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities - Gwen Kingsley - S. Hill

The Blue Argus - A. Truby

Lawrence Hollis (Obituary) - S. Hill

Romsley Water Tower - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Pennocrucium, Roman Penkridge Pt1 - P. Ford

Black Country Fields - J. Butler

'The Best Loved Man in England - John Westley & Black Country

    Methodism Pt1 - P. Hill

The End of an Era - G.E. Hodgetts

Stanley George Yardley - J. Morgan

The Police History Society

Effects of the Public Health Movement on Walsall and District -

                         - V.L. Brookes

The Black Country Living Museum - R. Julian

'Daamn Her, if Her won't go Chain Her to the Post' - D. Cox

A Touch of Paradise - S. Bache

Wonderful Wonderland - P.R. Shirley

Philip Foley 1653 - 1716 - I. Oliver

Memories of George Yardley - J. Morgan

The Bowater Memoires - C. Moore

Friends of Dudley Archives Services Launch Aspects of Victorian Pensnett Pt2 - L. Gregory

'Living History' 1 - Morwellham Quay - D. Cox

2002

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities- William Haynes - S. Hill

A Peep into Futurity - D. Cox

Wednesbury Reservoir & Wood Green

    Pumping St. - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Pennocrucium, Roman Penkridge PtII - P. Ford

'The Best Loved Man in England - John Westley & Black Country

    Methodism Pt2 - P. Hill

George Lawley, the Unknown Staffordshire Historian - C.J.L. Elwell

A Black Country Messiah (with apologise to Handel) - F. Wyle

Real Black Country Folk (Poem) - E. Halford

Himley Memory Garden

Horkstow Bridge - D. Humphries

Fen Pools - for the times of their lives - P.R. Shirley

The History & Heritage of the Optical Industry

    in Smetwick and Walsall - V.L. Brookes

On the Post - D. Barlow

All Saints Church Choir 1950 - B. Dale

Our Local heritage - K. Wood

Two Centuries of a Darlaston Family - F.M. Speller

Guns, Salt & Glass -I.A. Group visits 2001 - R. Moss

ISSUE 3

Black Country Personalities - R. Moss -  S. Hill

John Finch of Dudley and the First Liverpool

    Co-operative Society - D. Cox

John Robinson McClean M.P.- B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

The Black Country Living Museum - R. Julian

Woodland Grange School - H. Hoult

The Dudley Bug 1838 - D. Cox

It Seems Like Only Yesterday ... Anonymous

The Air Raid Shelter - R. Jones

Retirement of C.J.L. Elwell ...

Through The Black Country to Dovedale - A. Truby

Archaeology & History of Upper High St, Stourbridge - J. Hemingway

The Other Mary Stevens - E. Hipkiss

The Twenties & Thirties - Dr. H.M. White

Kinver Rock Houses - J. Skidmore

Growing Up In Heaven - J. Stephens

Stamford House - J. Skidmore

Vehicle Attractions-Black Country Living Museum - J. Boulton

The Silent Cinema in Stourbridge - N. Robins

The Red House Glas Cone, Wordsley - D. Cox

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities - Dr. Geoff Allman- S. Hill

Civil ~Unrest in the Black Country 1750 - 1837 Pt1

    The 'Bread & Butter Riots' of 1766 - D. Cox

Water Voles - P.R. Shirley

Henry Cort & the Black Country - E. Alexander

The Black Country Living Museum - R. Julian

Thoughts on early Bedcote & Stourbridge - J. Hemingway

A Unique 3 litre Bentley - J. Boulton

Black Country Rivals - R. Julian

Scholarships - P. Taylor

The Budgies Dream (Poem) - M. Cox

Bert Bissell Memorials, Coronation Gardens, Dudley

Black Country Vehicle Rally, July 2002 - D.E.A. Evans

Silver End - R. Jones

Stan Davies - A. Truby

Mushroom Green-Colley Lane Primary School visit ...

A Life Given for Others - B. & G. Powell

The Black Country Home Guard - M. Wilkes

A National Serviceman in the 1950's - F. Bernard Shaw

Carnival Week in Oldbury - Dr. H.M. White

That Small Acreage that was Chance Brothers - J.R. Flavell

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