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.

1983 continued

ISSUE 3

The Family of Henns - Jewellers - B.M. Henn

John Roper Memorial - J. Brimble

The Great Oak Farm Smash - R. Davies

Two Loco's with Black Country Links - R. Shill

An Unusual Memorial - H. Francis

Lost Films in The Black Country - N. Williams

The Fair Name of Oldbury (County High School) - O.L. Jones

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

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

Town Gaols of Walsall & Wolverhampton 1802 - B. Harris

The 19th Century West Bromwich Notebook - R.F. Homer

The Remains of Atlas Ironworks - B. Harris

ISSUE 4

The Pitt Family of Dudley - S. Cooper & P. Pitt

Chance's Glass Works circa. 1857 (Engraving) - R. Moss

A Black Country School in Wales - R. Moss

Bilston's Warm Entry - J. Smith

In Signs of the Black Country (IV) - K. & K. Lloyd

A Wolverhampton Midget (The Atomette) - S.E. Baggott

The Gate into The Black Country (From Flower of Gloster)

Thomas Carlyle & The Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

Willingworth Hall - R. Davies

A Century Unattained (Halseowen Railway) - M. Hale

Darlaston Library (Early Years) - M. Timmins

Jemima Lamb - G. Elwell

Tommy Truck (Pt I) - H.J. Haden

1983

ISSUE 1

Wolverhampton Garden Suburb -  N. Williams

West Bromwich Houses of Victorian Gentlemen - B. Harris

Thomas Attwood - Life & Times - J. Taylor

Troubled Waters - A 19th Century Fued - C.J.L. Elwell

The History of the Button Trade in Halesowen - C.F. Grove

Cycle Manufacture in The Black Country - M. Knight

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

Tommy Truck (II) - H.J. Haden

When Beans weren't Has-Beans - J. Brimble

The Oldest pidgeon Loft in Bilston - R. Davies

William Shenstone's Schoolmistress - F. Burns

1984

ISSUE 2

A History of the Button Trade in Halesowen (II) - G. F. Grove

Wordsley 'Olympia' (Lymp) & its Proprietor - H.J. Haden

Memories of Kates Hill in the 1920's - E. Rhodes

The Old Glasshouse Site, Dudley - R. Benbow

Loco's with Black Country Links - R.M. Shill

Netherton & Darby End - G. Baker

The 'Elisabeth' (Blast Furnace) - R. Davies

Wall Heath from the 1930's - D. Griffiths

A Great Engineer Visits the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Woodside Ironworks - A.T.C & E.M. Lavender

Willenhall Box Company (50th Year) Review

         Town Records by John West - A.S. Hill

ISSUE 3

Birchills & Leamore - R.M. Shill & P. Steele

Some Old Bilston Toll Houses - R. Davies

A History of the Button Trade in Halesowen (III) - E. Grove

Beating Boredom before Computers - E. Badger

Advent of the Safety Brigade - The Black Country

          Response - M. Knight

Death Cards - H. Parsons

J. F. Ede - J.M. Fletcher

Wordsley 'Olympia' (Lymp') - H.J. Haden

A Product of Bilston (The TB Three Wheeler) - S.E. Baggott

Wales & The Black Country - I.G.H. Wilks

ISSUE 4

The Laureate in the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Dudley Hutments - R. Benbow

Wolverhampton Ordinaries (Bicycles) - M. Knight

A Mystery of the 1881 Census - B. Carter

Bilston's Ancient Pile - R. Davies

Juvenile Crime & Punishment in The Black Country -

           1850 - 1900 - D. Woods

An Incident in Stourbridge Road, Halesowen - S. Edge

The Empire Variety Theatre, Smethwick - B. Harris

A New Station for The Black Country - N. Williams

Private Cinemas in The Black Country - N. Williams

The Prophet of the Long Road (Francis Asbury) - A. Franklin

A Walsall Hero of 1927

              (Air Vice Marshall Webster) - J. Boulton

1984

ISSUE 1

Apprentices on the Run - A. Franklin

Clarke's of Wolverhampton (Cycles) - M. Knight

Wollaston Hall - H.J. Haden

William Paget of Wednesbury - B. Harris

Look Back to Coseley - H. Francis

Holly Hall Crossroads - A.T.C. & E.M. Lavender

Walsall Church Hill - M. Lewis

Starting Tipton's Road to Health - J. Brimble

Rolfe Street Baths, Smethwick - B. Harris

Two Notorious Public Houses at Bilston - R. Davies

A Black Country Vicarage Garden - D. Durstan

Tipton Link with Nova Scotia - K. Brown

Two Pumping Engines of the S.S. Mines

        Drainage Comm - D.J. Humphries

That Was The Market, That Was - R. Davies

A Coseley poet (Joseph Darby) - L. Taylor

What the Black Country means to Me - M. Bennett

Vacation at Dudley Castle 1909 - B. Williams

1985

ISSUE 2

The First General Strike in the

        Black Country (I)  - C.J.L. Elwell

The Watermen of Dudley - B.J. Williams & J.V. Leerzem
Workmen's Return - A. Truby

St. Leonards, A Black Country Church - R. Davies

Stourbridge Market Hall Facade - H.J. Haden

George Lovatt (Brierley Hill Heavyweight) - H.J. Haden

Black Country Snippers - R.M Shill & P. Steele

The Wednesbury Residences of Victorian Gentlemen - B. Harris

A Black Country Flora - R. Davies

Miss Joan Green M.B.E. - A. Franklin

Pity the Poor Prentice - H.J. Haden

Coseley Composer - L. taylor

The End of an Era (Oldbury Ironmongers) - J.E. Hornby

Modern Road Names - J. Brimble

Recalling the Last of the Charter Masters - A. Williams

ISSUE 3

G.W.R. 150 and its Relevance to the Black Country - M. Hale

Humphrey Gainsborough & His Steam Engine - M. W. Caesar

Reminiscences of a Black Country Pub - M. Murphy

Picturesque Bilston - R. davies

Building the Bean - D. Humphries

Where Two Ways Meet (Wellesley House) - J. Winkworth

Black Country Machines at the National

             Motorcycle Museum - J. Boulton

Darlaston Street Names - M. Timmins

Oldbury in the 1840's - H.L. Kershaw

The Swan, Swan Villiage - B. Harris

Ma Pardoe (The Old Swan, Netherton) - W. Steventon

Stourbridge Skin Works - H.J. Haden

The First General Strike in the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Dark Ages Revisited - K. Prosser

Retired Lye Cobbler - J. Cooksey

Major Lock Museum for Willenhall - H. Parsons

ISSUE 4

The First General Strike in the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Wolverhampton artists Group - C. Burns

West Bromwich Institute Centenary - J. Maddison

Oldbury Glassworks - D. Humphries

Walsall to Walsall (South Staffs Water Works) - B.J Williams &

           J. Van Leerzem

Protestant Refugees in the Midlands - A.T.C. & E.M. Lavender

Living with Dialect - K. Fletcher

The Lords of Dudley (I) - H.J. Haden

Tipton Musical Society Finale - G. Gill

Schooldays - The Happiest - E. Badger

Entertainment Early This Century - H. Francis

On Sedgley Beacon - J.W. Jones

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