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.

1998

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities - John Graham Price - S. Hill

Rally of BlackCountry Made Vehicles - J. Boulton

Sagging Seagars! It's Sang de Beout' (Ruskin Pottery - J. Sparry

A Day to Remember - R. Griffin

The Staffordshire Millennium Embroideries - D. Mannering

New Stamps - Black Country Connections - J. Boulton

A Black Country Marconi Wireless Officer WW1 - J. Bradley

A Child's Christmas (c1917) Poem - J. Hunt

Rolfe Streets Theatre Royal - R. Griffin

The Family & Local History Fair - G. Beckley

Fox Henderson & Co. of Smethwick - P.J. English

William Cobett in the Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

R.A.F. Over the Black Country - J. Van Leerzem

Wittimer - R. Jones

Stourbridge Festival & Arts Forum - S. Wallin

The Black Country Viewed from Far Off Places - M. Homer

We Will Remember Them - P. Hickman

James Bates Brickworks 1840 - 1956 - T. Genge

No Nudes is Good Nudes - B. Broadbent

Rowley Regis Parish Church - G. Bubb

1999

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities - George Thomas Philpott - S. Hill

Open-Air School Days - F. Wilmot

Netherton Post Office - R.F. Homer

Sir Harry Hinsley - Dr J. H. Martin

The Black Country - Mind Over Matter - P. Talbot

Noah Hingley 1890 - 1918 - Dr K. Mallin

Memories of a Black Country Lad -

    Hilton Main & Holly Bank Collieries - W.L. Pace

Around Sedgeley with Ron Baker & Trevor Genge

Ikra Glass - H. Hughes

Cum Sing Wi' We - A Million Smiles - R. Weston

Florence Wallin - A Woman Worth Remembering - S.R. Wallin

Fox, Henderson & Co., Smethwick - P.J. English

Grandads Grehound (Poem) - C. Cartwright

Accidents & Runaway Trains in Stourbridge - C. Butcher

Parkes's Hall Reservoir - B.J. Williams & J.Van Leerzem

William Shenstones Ruinated Priory Revisited -J. Hemmingway

We Talk of the Trees - J. Sparry

The End of Wittimer - R. Jones

ISSUE 3

Black Country Personalities - William Eley Homer MBE - S. Hill

Medieval Taxation - J. West

Memories of Domestic Service at Corngreaves Hall - E. Tranter

Black Country Water Supplies, Tipton Depot & Conygre                Reservoir - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

ReOpening Bantock House - P. Hickman

Folkes Group Hosts select UK Tercentenarian Firms

The Vanishing Lidos - B. Broadfield

Fox, Henderson & Co. of Smethwick Pt3 - P.J. English

Autumn Colour in your Garden - M. Warburton

James Whale-Dudley born Film Director - P. Barnsley

The Black Country & Postal Reform Pt1

      The Wolverhampton Originators - C.J.L. Elwell

History of Wollaston (Research Group) - P. Skidmore

Noah Hingley 1890 - 1918 Pt1 - K. Mallin

Xylophonically Speaking - J. Sparry

Tipton Lost Canals - J. Ricjmond

A Fatal Railway Accident at Cradley - C. Butcher

Visit to Churchill Forge - P. Dunn

Empire Theatre Smethwick - R. Griffin

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities - Geoff Hill - S. Hill

Sunbeam Rally - 4th July 1999 - J. Boulton

Scented Winter Plants - M. Warburton

The Black Country Development Corporation - P. Skidmore

Wednesbury Boys High School - C.P. Vale

Amblecote Hall - D. Cox

Disaster at Allports Pool, Dudley - B.J. Turner

Jersey's New Stamps - D.E.A. Evans

Oldbury Rep - R. Thompson

Deliver Us from Eve Hill - N. Williams

Around Old Haleowen - B. Hazelhurst

From Mrs Tomlinson to the Misses Hutchinson - J. Sparry

The Black Country & Postal Reform Pt2

    The Walsall Witness

History is Alive & Well in Quarry Bank - N. Williams

Recollections of a Grave Digger - A. Bradley

Medieval Taxation Pt2 - J. West

John Cochraines Woodside Works - P.J. English

The Brierley Hill Railway Disaster - Sequel - M. Hale

1999

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities- David Piddock - S. Hill

Ruskin Pottery of West Smethwick - C.V. Smale

Born Under a Wandering Star - M. Homer

Sylvia M. Everitts, Staffs Millennium Embroiderers - D. Mannering

A Locomotive does not a Railway Make - R. Wilkes

Bow Street Runners in the Black Country - D. Cox

Duncan Edwards (Statue Unvieling) - G. Warburton

Confrontation on the Tramway - C. Butcher

Who was Zella Vondi - N. Williams

The Aphrodisiac on the Cradley Line - P. Barnsley

Spring Colour in the Garden - M. Warburton

Black Country Water Supplies -

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

Steve Bull - A Football Legend - J. Hendley

Black Country Public Art Sculptures 'The Legger' - R. Moss

John Cochraines Woodside Works, Dudley - P.J. English

At the Sign of 'The Finger' - J. Sparry

Black Country Public Art Sculptures 'John Northwood and the     Portland Vase' - S. Hill

1930's Parkes Hall - E.A. Austin

A Cottage Craft - B. Pace

The History & Archaeology of a Glass House Site - J. Hemmingway

2000

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities - Margaret Walden - S. Hill

Never Buy A Dog from a Gypsy - D. Barlow

Noah Hingley Pt1 1919 - 1938 - K. Mallin

Sappho Plaque - C.W. Perry

Who Was Zella Vondi? (Conclusion) - N. Williams

The Garden in Summer - M. Warburton

Art of History - D.E.A. Evans

Excerpts from the Diary of a Black Country Vicar 1815 onwards ...

    Foreword to 'A Century of the Black Country' - T. Copson

Walter Iliff (1901 - 1999) RIP - J. Boulton

Christopher Brooks Round - Dudley Zoo Curator - J.A. Bradley

Ellen and her Forgotten Mershire - T & J Perry

Farewell to the Bishop of Dudley

A Cottage Craft (Conclusion) - B. Pace

Black Country Water Supplies-Hinksford Pumping Station - B.J. Williams & J. Van Leerzem

Wednesbury Remembered - D. Lester

By Dolly Tub to Shut End - J. Sparry

John Cochraines Woodside Works, Dudley - P.J. English

Sylvia M. Everitts, Staffs Millennium Embroiderers - D. Mannering

Royal Brierley Crystal Plans

ISSUE 3

Black Country Personalities - Johann Van Leerzem -  S. Hill

The Dome of Discovery for the 1951 Festival of Britain - J.S. Allen

A Black Country Childhood - R.E. Cook

The New Art Gallery for Walsall

Dudley Grammar School in the 1950's - G. Gill

A Brother's Grave - G. Woodall

Remembrance - R. Griffin

From Victorias Yacht to Bilston Theatre Royal - J. Beck

Four Churches _ G. Warburton

From West Midlands to West Tamar - J. Ryan (Nee Ellis)

Lost in the Black Country - B. Jarrett

Noah Hingley Pt2 1939 - 1945 - K. Mallin

Wednesbury Remembered - J. Lester

Do You Remember the Fire? - M.K. Wheway

Summer Planting - M. Warburton

Model Vehicle Collecting - J. Boulton

John Cochraines Woodside Works, Dudley - P.J. English

Bill Wheale & Frederick Price - J. Sparry

An 1887 Photograph of Brook St, Board School, Wordsley

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities - John Sparry - S. Hill

Belbroughton's Scythe Industry - A. Pilkington

Rowley Roadmen (Poem)- G. Bubb

History & Archaeology of Wren's Nest East Basin J. Hemingway

Pilgrim's Rest - S. Africa's Living Industrial Museum - M. Hall

More Thoughts on Dudley Grammar School - K. Bakewell

Wilf Kelsey: Bilstons Carnival Knight - N. Williams

Back to School - D. Barlow

Theatre Fire Victims Stone Restored - R. Griffin

Chirches around Pensnett & Bromley - B. Stokes

Noah Hingley Pt3 - K. Mallin

Saving The Carder Tomb Plaques - S.V. Sanders

Jersey Stamps - Black Country Interest - J. Boulton

It Pays to Advertise - J. Sparry

Multiple Frustration - A. Truby

The Rolfe St. Museum Project Completed - R. Julian

The Wandering Vicar of Cradley - P. Barnsley

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