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.

1974 continued

ISSUE 3

The Kinver Light Railway - T.R. Bennett

Black Countries Historical Collection

(a) General Strike News

(b) Sunday School Certificates - J. Brimble

Halesowen Stations Edwardian Heyday - M. Hale

The 1831 Riots in the Black Country - J.R. Williams

A Grazebrook of Stourton (1884-1974) - P. Rostron

Bull & Bladder (Delph) - G. Stevens

60yrs of Guy Motors - H. Parsons

From Saddle to Stage - H.V. Morgan

The Norton Museum, Bromsgrove - R. Moss

The Haden Saga - H.J. Haden

Whippets again at Tipton - J.M.F.

 

ISSUE 4

125yrs of St. Mary's Church, Ocker Hill - C. Nicholls

The Future of the Canals - From Hansard

The 1831 Riots in the Black Country (Pt II) - J.R. Williams

Around the Cape (Smethwick) - A.H. Bryan Holden

The Voice of the Old Black Country - A.G. Price

1974

ISSUE 1

Black Country Guns & the Slave Trade - W.A. Richards

The Grazebrooks at Audnam - P. Rostron

The Victoria Inn, Dudley Wood - R. Moss

Boatman's Missions in the Black Country - H. Potter

Action for Owen St (Tipton)

The 1831 Riots in The Black Country (Pt III) - J.R. Williams

Sweeping Changes - G. Stevens

Black Country Museum Notes - J. Hallam

Passenger Trains from Dudley - M. Hale

1975

ISSUE 2

Early Film Relics - B. Pardoe

Recollections of West Bromwich - C.E.M. Fillmore

A Secondary School for Smethwick - L.E. Webster

Preserved for Posterity - M. Hale

The Chapels of All Saints Church (W. Brom) - C.W. Hannah

Keys by the Millions (Josiah Parkes & Sons Ltd)

Brief Biographe (Ron Moss - They erve the B.C.S.)

Art in the Black Country 1975 & 1909

Richard Wallis - a Blackcountryman - G. Stevens

Discovering History through Street Names - J. Brimble

The Lyng in The Twenties - L. Turner

John Henry Carless V.C. - A.H. Price

Caractucus at Wednesbury - L.O. Clarke

ISSUE 3

The Good Lord Lyttleton 1709 - 73 - P. Rostron

Robert Blatchford - Cradely Heath Chainmakers - C. Elwell

Samuel Butler - Ballard of Wedgbury Cocking - C. Elwell

Robert St. Strict & Particular Baptist Church - P. Marston

Walter Knott - S.A. Williams

Gornal Cottages - T.R. Bennett

Walsall Canal Survey

The Black Countrymans view of B.I.P. - C.S. Dingley

I talked to Julia Varley - M. Rix

Tipton Writers in 19th Century - J. Brimble

Birth of Holly Lodge Secondary School - L.E. Webster

All Without Hands (Local Histories) - H.J. Haden

The Hollybush Inn - J. Daker

ISSUE 4

Travel by Flyboat - P. Rostron

The State of the Willenhall Union (Parkes 2 stroke) - M. Knight

The Stourbridge Canal - K. Lloyd

Holly Lodge Gramar Schools III - L.E. Webster

Tiswas or Caltrop (Wesley Perrins) - R Moss

Dudely Port Explosion - J. Brimble

Glass Bottles & Stone Jars - J. Brimble

Thompson's Traction Engines - M. Hale

A Londoners impressions of the Black Country 30yrs ago.

1975

ISSUE 1

Old Days at Saltwells Spa - M. Hale

'Bob' Knealey - S. Platts Driver

Wolverhampton Festival 1976 Vintage Rally - J. Boulton

History of Ruiton United Reform Church - V. Welch

Ballad of Wedgebury Cocking - P. Radford

Angelo Antonio Nicola Francesco Solari

   (St. Martin's, Ocker Hill) - E. Cotterill

St. Georges Church, Darlaston

The Tipton Cenotaph - J. Brimble

National Railway Museum Commemorative Plate - M. Hale

Bridge St. Chapel, Walsall - C.J.L. Elwell

The Winston Churchill - M. Hale

The Big Top - P. Rostron

The Permanent Way for Today (West Bromwich) - M. Hale

The Tennant Brothers - S.A. Williams

1976

ISSUE 2

Black Country Beauties - P. Rostron

Kingdom Hall, Jews Lane - T. Bill

Reflections of a Baggies Supporter - S.W.B.

The Bellringers - A.E. Truby

Steam Scene - B. Holden

The Black Country Society & The Future of the Region.

The End of a Tipton Chapel - J. Brimble

Days of the Dudley Dasher - J. Haddoch

Marx Cars-locally made engines - J.M.F.

ISSUE 3

Prodorite - H. Parsons

Foxfield Light Railway (ABC Connection) - K. Lloyd

William Frederick Blay (Walsall) - H.G. Green

Cheap Ticket to the Hawthorns - M. Hale

Pony Power - P. Rostron

Sgt. Bates of the Wednesbury Rifles - J.R. Williams

The Marvellous Flute (James Matthews) - H.J. Haden

W.B.A. 1975-76 - M. Gardner

Railway Horses at Tipton - M. Hale

Links with the Black Country-Chasetown - C. Emberton

ISSUE 4

The Flying Machine comes to Wolverhampton 1910 - H. Parsons

High hopes for the Bean Car - M. Hale

Glass Paperweights - P. Rostron

2 Black Country Poets - Shenstone/Newbolt - C.J.L. Elwell

A Shunting Loco named J.T. Daley - K. Lloyd

Halesowen Local History Group - J. Ball

The Bloomfield Colliery Engine 1776 - R. Newnham

The Black Country Blacksmith - E.W. Evetts

1976

ISSUE 1

Wednesbury Red Coats - J.R. Williams

Carvers of Walsall (Leather) - H. Parsons

Gornal's link with Number 10 - A. Williams

Tipton & Coseley Building Society - K. Lloyd

Some aspects of Parish Life in West Bromwich - G.W.Hannah

A Topigraphical Catalogue (Walsall) - C.J.L. Elwell

When Jesse Pennington wore a Blue Shirt - W.E. Evetts

The Other Londonderry - M. Webster

Spaken up for the Black Country - T. Willetts

1977

 

ISSUE 2

Byron & the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Round of Beef, Colley Gate - H.Parsons

The Day of the Privies - D.H. Richards

Baggeridge Pit Ponies - B. Holden

Reflections from Coalport - E. Badger

Parson Owen of Bilston - J. Rowley

The Shifnal Buttery & other Mock Tudors - R. Davies

Spinning Lucky Charms (Friggers) - P. Rostron

Wesley at Dudley - S. Porter

Early Black Country Flying Machines - J. Boulton

Reminiscenses of Brierley Hill - P. Taylor

An Appalling Colliery Accident - R. Hoole

The Stourbridge Goods Branch - M. Hale

Minding Doors (Pit Ventilation) - A. Williams

1977 is continued on the next page

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