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.

1980 continued

ISSUE 3

The Warings of the Lea - M.W. Caesar

Bromford Ironworks - W.K.V. Gale

Bottom's Up (Story) - E. Cotterill

The South Staffordshire Wareworks - C.J.L. Elwell

Newcomen's Beam at F.H. Lloyds - R. Davies

The Beginning of Methodism in Darlaston - M Timmins

The Lamp Oil Woman - Esso Magazine

Three Victorian Policeman - D.C. Woods

The Argosy Cycling Club

Some Dudley Charities of the 18th & 19th Century - D.W. Hartill

Children's Games - M. Miles

ISSUE 4

The Return of the Tram - R. Clark

Crime & Punishment - H.J. Haden

The Lee Howl Story 1880 - 1980

150th Anniversary St. Mary's, Bilston

The South Staffs Waterworks - C.J.L. Elwell

Red Hall First School 1880 - 1980 - A. Williams

A Conservation Area for Wednesbury - G. Johnson

Methodist Church Records - B. Carter

The Datestone - A. Williams

Visit to a Dudley Inn - ATCLEML

1980

ISSUE 1

The Deepfield Drainer - R. Davies

Memories of the Black Country

Pity the Poor-The 18th Century Treatment (1) - H.J. Haden

The Tipton of the 1890's (via Adverts) - J. Brimble

Lea Hall Colliery, Rugeley

Working on the Railway (aged 12) - S. Hill

Bullers, Tipton

Star Motorcycles - J. Boulton

Wolverhampton's Hollywood Film-maker - N. Williams

Sculptured Panel, Ryland Memorial

School of Art, West Bromwich

Thomas Clayton, Oldbury Ltd - K.J. Lloyd

Griffin to Griffin in 200 Years - W.K.V. Gale

Griffin Medalion - R. Moss

Down the Mine - Chatterley, Whitfield Colliery - K. Lloyd

Deepfield Remembered - R. Davies

Clayton's Folly - D.H. Richards

Extract 'Dudley Castle' - Bentley's Directory

1981

ISSUE 2

A Boatman called Eli - R. Davies

Head Balancing Woman - R. Davies

The Role of the Field Carpenter - H.G. Hill

Short Heath Methodist Centenary - W.L. Pace

Off We Went To Cookery Class - E. Badger

The Cry of the Children (1) - C.J.L. Elwell

The Stuart Glass Cone - C. Hajdamach

Pity the Poor (II)- Oldswinford - H.J. Haden

The Midland Electric Corporation - A.E. Price

Factory Basin's Lifting Bridge - M. Hale

Thomas Chatwin, Tipton - R.J. Brough

ISSUE 3

The Alkali Works of Chance Bros. - J.E. Hornby

Kingswinford Post Office 1922 - 67 - K. Fincher

Born in the Black Country - M. Stewart

A Sneer was the Spur - A. Williams

The Cry of the Children (II) - C.J.L.Elwell

More Boatman Stories - R. Davies

The Tipton Slasher - T. Langley

Sculptured Busts - Wednesbury Art Galley - B. Harris

Silhouettes - Jerome K Jerome

Lickey Bound in the 1910's - S. Edge

The Bilston Brook - R. Davies

Corngreaves Hall - K. Hodgkins

The Old Workhouse, Darlaston - H.P.

ISSUE 4

Darlaston Champion of Nut & Bolt Workers - R.D. Woodall

Park Lane Methodist Church, Tipton - A 'Singer'

Wolverhampton's other Filmaker - N. Williams

The Dudley Dispensary - C. Cooper

Palethorpe's Rail Traffic - K. Lloyd

Pennwood Forge Mill (Show Jumper) - B. Holden

Memories of The Black Country - C. Glazzard

The GWR at Willenhall - M. Hale

The Cry of the Children (III) - C.J.L. Elwell

Connops Corner, Blackheath - D.L. Connop

Walter Parsons (Black Country Giant) - B. Harris

The Bilston Town Halls - R. Davies

The Princes End area 1920's - H. Francis

1981

ISSUE 1

An Accident at Ettingshall - N. Williams

Highfields Bridge, Coseley - R. Davies

The Bull Stake Plaque, Darlaston - J. Brimble

Wednesbury Cocking - C.J. Spittal

Stan Hill sets the scene for 'When I Was A Boy' - C. Willetts O.B.E.

Civic Banquets - J. Brimble

Haden Hall - H.J. Haden

The Cry of the Children (IV) Their Parents - C.J.L. Elwell

The Walsall Workhouse Enquiry 1867-8 - D.C. Woods

A Private Railway in Willenhall - R. Shill

The Library & Sergeants House, West Bromwich - B. Harris

1982

ISSUE 2

Mining in Cotwallend Valley - A. Williams

Cradley at the Turn of the Century (II) - C. Willetts

Souvenirs - H.G. Hill

My City - Right or Wrong (Dudley) - E. Beaizley

The Cry of the Children (V) - C.J.L. Elwell

Black Country Freightliner Saved? - M. Hale

Cricket at Holly Hall - A.T.C. Lavender

Ladymore Missions and Chapels - R. Davies

The Wesleyan Reform Union, Ebeneezer Chapel, Oldbury - C. Cooper

ISSUE 3

The Cry of the Children (Finale) - C.J.L. Elwell

Old Street of the Black Country - A.E. Price

Black Country Men Afield - C.A.G. Thomas

Hop Picking as I saw it - H.G. Hill

Non Literary Memorial Busts,

              Central Library, West Bromwich - B. Harris

When I was a Boy (III) - C. Willetts

Nail Mistress - Eliza Tinsley - G. Webb

Black Country Pleasures (I) - H.J. Haden

St. Martin's Church, Bradley - R. Davies

St. Hilda's Parish Church, Warley Woods - H.L. Kershaw

The Sunday School Trip - H. Francis

ISSUE 4

Molineux Hotel, Wolverhampton - K. Hodgkins

Mining in the Clee Hill (II) - C.A.G. Thomas

The Priestfield to Capponfield Railway Line - R. Davis

Halesowen Street by Gas - K. Crew

Darlaston - History - J. H. Garrington

When I was a Boy - C. Willetts

Capponfield - 100 Years on - R. Davies

Black Country Pleasures 100yrs ago - H.J. Haden

Going to the Pictures at Tipton - D. Mole

Punch lines on the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

Industrial Tea Party (Chance & Hunt) - J.E. Hornby

7 Year Old's on The Black Country Museum - Foley Infants School

1982

ISSUE 1

Teacher Ellen - B. Pardoe

A Black Country Childhood - M.F. May

St. John's Ambulance Brigade Dudley

The Telephone comes to The Black Country - C.J.L.Elwell

When I was a Boy (V) - C. Willetts

A Lady Motorist of Dudley - B. Willioams

Bull Bating - J.H. Garrington

Any Old Iron - J.E. Hornby

Dorothy Round - H. Parsons

West Brom's 'Willy Holt' - B. Harris

Black Country Pleasures 100yrs ago - H.J. Haden

Princes End Memories - H. Francis

The Priory Hotel, Walsall - R. Davies

Inn Signs of the Black Country (I) - K. & K. Lloyd

Letters: Brierley Hill Cricket Club - H.J. Haden

1983

ISSUE 2

Lora Roberts Day - J.E. Hornby

The Cochrane Family in the Black Country - A.T.C. & E.M. Lavender

When I was a Boy (VI) - C. Willetts

Gornal's Blind Coalman - Eb Turner BEM - A. Williams

Cdr. James Eaton, R.N. - B. Harris

Memories of High Street, Brierley Hill - B. Jay

Blue Ribbons & Brass Bands (I) - H.J. Haden

Inn Signs of the Black Country (II) - K. & K. Lloyd

Children at Play - H. Francis

L.N.W. Railway, Royal Train Arrangements 1873 - C. Taylor

The Golds Hill Chaplaincy - D.D.

St. Paul's Church, Wood Green - R. Davies

A Midland Tour 1872 - A. Reeves

1983 is continued on the next page

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