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.

1990

ISSUE 1

Eminent Black Country Folk - Sue Lawley - S. Hill

Recollections of Black Country Natural History - F.M. Slater

Remembering Badley Hall & Kingswinford - P. Taylor

Housing & The Black Country Dev. Corporation - S. Hill

Come Again! - J. Sparry

What's Flat, Square & Black all over? - C. Dunne

Crystal 90 - A Festival 350yrs in the making - M. Carpenter

Over the Top - J.W. Jones

Princes End Baptist Church - H. Francis

A First Day at the Foundry - N. Sale

What the Postman Saw - D. Piggott

The Queen's Dance Hall 1959-69 - G. Sharp

International. interest in the Steamy Story of

                           Prehistoric Sandwell - M. Hodder

More Trouble at the Frontier - N. Williams

'A Capful O' Nails' A critical analysis - P.J. McDonald

1991

ISSUE 2

Eminent Black Country Folk -

                      Rachael Heyhoe Flint M.B.E. - S. Hill

A Great Black Country School - C.J.L. Elwell

The Early Days of Tipton Firebrigade - J. Brimble

Sam Cotton, Councillor & Entertainer 1872-1965 - S.R. Wallin

The Black Country Re-visited - N.H. Brettell

Gothersley Mill - R. Davies

More on Tommy Handley of 'itma' Radio Fame

At Much Bashing in the Bashas - J. Sparry

A Baker's Century - H.J. Haden

Netherton Cricket Club - R.R. Dews

The Rise, Fall & Rise Again of

St. James's School, Dudley - A. Lineen

Life & Death in Sandwell, Report

The Black Country Development Corporation Education

and Training Initiatives - S. Hill

ISSUE 3

Eminent Black Country Folk - Sir Jack. Hayward M.B.E. - S. Hill

Copper Kettles & Brass Plates - J. Sparry

Passenger Boats between Wolverhampton & Birmingham

             1843 - 1852 - P. Thorn

Harrisons Cycle Shop, West Bromwich - D. Palmer & J. Davis

From Willenhall - Whitehall, The PM Local Ancestory - R. Bond

The Infuence of Somers - R. Bayliss

Taken to the Bnaks - H. Parsons

Cor! Strike a Light - P.D. Bloore

Brunel & the Low Level Station - M. Hale

The Tangled Tale of 2 Kingswinford Houses - H.J. Haden

Mary Stevens Hospice, Stourbridge - Y. Bourne

The Black Country Development Corporation

Working with the Environment - J. Smith

Stour - J. Crompton

ISSUE 4

Eminent Black Country Folk - Noel Harry Brettell - S. Hill

Memories of a Black Country Lad - W.L. Pace

Old Swinford Hospital - J. Smith

Tales from Tipton - Long Jimmy, Ponky & Polly - T. Jukes

How Long Have We Been in the Black? - K. Hodgkins

The Influence of Somers (II) - R. Bayliss

Amateur Theatricals in the Dudley Area

                              1856 -1939 - S.R. Wallin

Come on the Baggies - J.W. Proctor

Black Country Water Supplies - Sedgley -

                                             B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Saline Speculations - J. Sparry

Sir Gilbert Claughton - Man, Machine, Model - M. Hale

1991

ISSUE 1

Eminent Black Country Folk - Anthony Whittaker - S. Hill

Tales from Tipton - Before Coral's - T. Jukes

Galvanised & Corrugated Iron Trade in

                      Wolverhampton - E.P. Hickman

The Story of a Bloxwich Empire Builder - J. Hunt

Memories of a Black Country Lad - Locksmiths - W.L. Pace

Reminiscences of School Days - L.V. Walker

I Don't Know Much About Art -

                      But I Know a Bit About Hats - J. Sparry

James Matthews & His Marvellous Flute - M. Lowe

Crystal 91 - and thereafter - M. Carpenter

Amateur Theatricals in the Dudley Area

                              1856 -1939 (II) - S.R. Wallin

My Holidays in the 1920's - H. Francis

Anthony Booth V.C. - S. Hill

Three Clues to the Past - N.H. Brettell

Black Country, Bright Future - J. Smith

Dudley Poor Law Union New Workhouse - S. Ward

Black Country Surnames - An Update - P. Chandler

1992

ISSUE 2

Eminent Black Country Folk- Sister Winifred Jarvis - S. Hill

The Industrial Scene 30yrs ago - M. Hale

The Mountbatten Family Home - T. Jukes

Bill Homer - A Black Country Man - M. Homer

The Birmingham New Road, 65yrs old - E.P. Hickman

Black Country Aftermath (Poem) - R.R. Dews

Five Historical Landscapes in Halesowen - M. Carpenter

In Search of Noel Brettell - A. Harvey

Churchill Forge - J.C. Pople

Sydney Ryder & Stourbridge Playreaders - S. R. Wallin

Walsall's Parson, Printer, Poet & Palmist - C.J.L. Elwell

'I Dreamt I Dwelled in Marble Halls' - S. Hill

Sandwell Priory - M. Hodder

Smethwick's 19th Century Bell Casters - H. Parsons

'Cum Sing Wi' We' - R. Weston

Goodbye Cannon: Hullo Lighthouse - N. Williams

The Water Supplies of the Black Country -

                                  B.J. Williams & L. Van Leezerm

A Nuremburg Moon - J. Sparry

ISSUE 3

A Tribute to Harold Parsons (1919-1992) - H.J. Haden

Black Country Personalities - Don & Roy Richardson - S. Hill

Recollections of a Smethwick Florist - L.M. Jewkes

Bread from Heaven - The Story of Hickinbottom

            & Sons Ltd - S.Hill

Winter Coal - T. Jewkes

Crossroads Care - M. Carpenter

Brierley Hill & its People, Memories of a POW - M. Homer

In Famous Footsteps to the New World - J.K. Cheetham

The Last trains to Stourbridge - M. Hale

Bats in the Belfry - R. Weston

Around Stourbridge - R. Davies

A Black country Devine - C.J.L. Elwell

Old Schools and More Hats - J. Sparry

The Reverend Clement Pass - W.L. Pace

25th Anniversary Celebrations - S. Hill

Langley & Causeway Green - J.R. Rawlings

'Gorrenny Wizzuds' - A. Truby

Birmingham Canal Navigation, Bradley - R. Davies

Memories of Noel Brettell - J. Fenwick

Oldbury Shops & Shopkeepers Remembered - H.L. Kershaw

Old Ghosts (Poem) - J.W. Jones

ISSUE 4

Black Country Society History - H. Parsons

What's in a Name - H. Francis

The Theatrical Lives of Doctor's Wives - S.R. Wallin

Cockfights & Ancestors - J.A. Sheldon

Sunbeam Studios - J. Boulton

The Worcestershire Regiment at the Battle of Gheluvelt - B. Bruff

George Rose Park, Darlaston - M. Timmins

The Grange Theatre, Walsall - P.F. Viles

Wolverhampton Road Developments - D. Huffer

Black Country Personalities - Nigel Hallard FRSA - S. Hill

Seargent Major Purvis - One of the Few - D.F. Vodden

Living & Working in the Black Country - M.P. Smith

Oldbury, Langley & Halesowen Occupations 1841 - K. Crew

Princes End and its Railway (I) - M. Hale

Merry Hill to Mars - J. Sparry

Naming A Locomotive - N. Williams

Walsall's Self Taught Genius - C.J.L. Elwell

Up from Zummerset - H.L. Kershaw

The Black Country Museum - I. Walden

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