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.

1977 continued

ISSUE 3

A Bilston Haulier - A.L. Hammonds

40yrs on Cronehills School, West Bromwich - A. Truby

Leisure & Recreation 100yrs ago (Pt 1) - H.J. Haden

Reynolds Hall, Walsall - H.E. Green

The New Era (Bean Commercial) - W.E. Evetts

Gornal V Brierley Hill (Charley Edge V John Bate) - T. Langley

From a Fortune to a Farthing -

       Prince of Wales, Spring Vale - G. Stevens

The Saga of Sedgeley Junction - M. Hale

Sister Dora, George Eliot & Walsall - C.J.L. Elwell

Black Country Toys - P. Rostron

Tipton Arms - C. Lloyd

Tipton Born A.J.S. - Test & Competition Rider - J. Boulton

Hales Lane, Smethwick - L.E. Webster

 

ISSUE 4

Fires, Fireirons & Fireplaces - S.A. Williams

Leisure & Recreation 100yrs ago (Pt. II) - H.J. Haden

Goodyear (50yrs of progress)

The South Staffordshire Railway (Pt. 1) - C.J.L. Elwell

Alexandra High School Tipton - J. Brimble

Early 'open topped' Cylinder Newcomen Engines

The Saga of Sedgeley Junction - M. Hale

Oak House, West Bromwich - W. Richards

Himley Hall - J. Cartwright

The Black Country of David Christie Murray - L.E. Webster

The Dudley Loyal Association - J.R. Williams

1977

ISSUE 1

Thomas Monk - Boat Builder & Canal Carrier - J.I. Langford

George Tonks & Sons (Darlaston) - M. Timmins

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

The Black Country Museum £600,000 Funding

Walsall Pewterers (17th Century) - R.F. Homer

Profile of an Ironmaster (Francis Grazebrook) - P. Rostron

Wolverhampton Volunteer Rifle Corps - J.R. Williams

The Fight Game - L. Webster

The Long Knowle Story - R. Davies

Sedgeley Signal Box - J.H. Lloyd

Windmill End Pumping Station - G.C. Hartland

A Plethoa of Pits - D.H. Richards

An Inventory of Church Goods - H.E. Green

1978

ISSUE 2

Coal Mining in the Straits - A. Williams

Netherton Breeze Burners - T. Willetts

Langley Green Railway Station - M. Hale

The Brickmaker's Battle - H.J. Haden

Boyhood at Ettingshall - J. Gower

Mushroom Green - A Feminine Tribute K. Lloyd

Methodist Chapel, Coalpool - E. Badger

Wolverhampton Broad Street Bridge - R. Moss

The South Staffordshire Railway (Pt. III) - C.J.L. Elwell

Roots and How to Find Them - T. Willetts

Local Studies at Ellowes School - A.W. Dunphey

Any Old Bottles - P. Rostron

Wolverhampton's own Infantry Regiment - J.R. Williams

Black Country Museum - Transport Group - R. Clark

ISSUE 3

The Titford Canal - K.J. Lloyd

Transportation for Life - J.R. Williams

A Little Known Sunbeam Product - J. Boulton

G.W.R. Priestfield Station - M. Hale

Effects of the 1926 General Strike (Midlands) - A. Box

Thomas Phillips R.A. 1770 - 1845 - A. Box

Halesowen's Champion Model Loco Builder - B. Holden

An Excursion through The Black Country - M. Knight

Election Recollections - T. Lamgley

The Famous Lady of Silverhampton - G. Stevens

Black Country Token Coins - H.J. Haden

Thomas Jackson of Walsall - C.J.L. Elwell

Walsall Locks - K. Lloyd

ISSUE 4

The Stourbridge Lion - B. Pardoe

Lady Clerk (1918 - 1933) - E. Badger

C.S. Kipping (Wednesbury Headmaster) - C.P. Vale

The Boat Inn - K. Lloyd

100 Boats at Stourbridge - A.E. Roden & S.B. StJohn

Sir Charles Marston (Pt. 1) - M. Marston

The Largest Anchor in the World - M. Hale

Borrow and The Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

Railway Smiths & Bridge Builders - B. Carter

The Red Lion of Wednesbury - G. Stevens

Isabella (1859 - 1943) - P.R.R.

1978

ISSUE 1

Sir Charles Marston (Pt. II) - M. Von Harten

Memories of Wordsley Hospital - J. Godfrey

Trials ensuing from the 1831 Black Country Riots - J.R. Williams

J. Brevitt Ltd - H.P.

Agenoria and Her Railway - M. Hale

James Woodhouse - H.R. Wilson

The Sunbeam - R. Champ

King Street, Darlaston - M. Timmins

The 1922 3.5hp Union Motorcycle - M. Knight

Sister Dora (Centenary of Death) - H. Parsons

Historic Mural - H.P.

1979

ISSUE 2

Heaving in the Black Country - D.C. Woods

Trials ensuing from the 1831 Black Country Riots - J.R. Williams

Black Country Nicknames - W.G. Till

Parish Happenings (West Bromwich 1766 - 1828) - G.W. Hannah

Holidays at Great Bridge early 1920's - C.J.B. Dodd

The Lion - K.J. Lloyd

Sir Charles Marston III - M. Von Harten

M 7 W Grazebrook's Netherton Ironworks - P. Rostron

Cardinal Newman & The Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

Memories of Wordsley Hospital II - J. Godfrey

The Pit Ponies - H.G. Hill

ISSUE 3

Okell's Farm - E. Cotterill

Sir Charles Marston IV - M. Von Harten

When the Cinema came to Stourbridge - K. Crew

A Description of Dudley & area 1837 (I) - J.S. Allen

With Full Military Honours - J.R. Williams

A Half Century of Yale in Willenhall - H. Parsons

The Glazebrook Blowing Machine - D.J Humphries

Geo. Barnsby & The Social Political History

     of the Black Country -  R.H. Trainor

A Baths for Tipton - J. Brimble

A Horse Load of Salt - P. Rostron

ISSUE 4

The Stourbridge Town Branch - M. Hale

The Ingenious Mr. Keir of West Bromwich - C.J.L. Elwell

Sir Charles Marston V - M. Von Harten

A Description of Dudley 1837 (II) - J.S. Allen

Quakers in Dudley - A. Truby

The Enville Hall Disaster of 1904 - R. Benbow

Hailstone Quarry - J.W. Jones

30 Years on - M. Hale

1979

ISSUE 1

Pubs for Sale - H.J. Haden

Zeppelins Over The Black Country - T.Cope

Historic Steel Billet - Bilston NB - G. Medley

A Glimpse into Life at Dudley Castle - R. Benbow

St. James's Mission, Old Hill - H.R. Wilson

Reminiscenses of Tipton - E. Cotterill

Tipton Councillor Arthur Bannister - D. Humphries

Mumpers Dingle - A.M. Fraser

D.A.S.H. 2 (bicentenary of Dudley/Stour Canal) - M. Hale

1879 Despair and Depression in the Black Country - D.C. Woods

Yew Tree Inn, Blackheath - H.R. Wilson

Pits & Furnaces or Life in The Black Country - C.J.L. Elwell

The Gornal Basket Carriage - A. Williams

Census Returns aid Family History Research - B. Carter

1980

 

ISSUE 2

Francis Brett Young - Doctor-Medicine & Literature - H.J. Haden

Mesty Croft, Wednesbury - E. Badger

End or an Era for County's Oldest Newspaper - R. Langdon

A Child's View of Pre- 1939-Willenhall - M Wakelam

A Dudley Castle Tragedy - R. Benbow

Wolverhampton Street, Dudley -

Sir Charles Marston VI - M. Von Harten

Recruiting for the GWR in the late 40's - C. Burton

The Pits in the corner of the Coalfield - H.G. Hill

Old Time Black Country Colliers & Colleries - D.H. Richards

1980 is continued on the next page

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