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.

1994

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities - Len Pardoe - S. Hill

Electrifying the Black Country Pt1 - C.J.L. Elwell

Reviving Memories of a Black Country Childhood - P. Dunn

Eye Witness of a Kamikazi Raid - J.M. Fletcher

Baldwin, Ben, Cox & Co. - J. Sparry

Pen Friends (Poem) - D. Kelly

The Return of the Native after 44 years - M. Homer

A Survey of Smethwick in 1828 - M. Bodfish

A 19th Century Halesowen Headmaster's

    Lasting Impression - R. Bowling

Society Trip to the Black Country Museum with Photographs

The Gypsies of Brierley Hill - K. Knott

Edward Evans, Coach Builders for Bean Car Co. - D.E.A. Evans

Facts & Phantoms of Dudley Castle - C.B. Round

Postcard Publishers of the Black Country - E. Woolley

Mushroom Green - R. Moss

Women in Newspapers - L. Hawthorn

The Beacon Hotel - D. Hickman

'The Blackcountry Man' - B. Clarke

1995

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities - Jim Boulton - S. Hill

The Golden Age of Cameo Glass - D. Whitehouse

Keeping Up Appearances - D. Evans

The Blue Bottle Cavern - J. Cutler

The Hon. Frederick William Johnson O.C., S.O.M., Q.C. - T. Genge

William Fowler's- Kingswinford Way - E. Richardson

Requiem for a Chapel - D. Brooks

Nanaimo's Princes Royal Day - S. Hill

With Ron Davies around Tettenhall - R. Davies

Home Brweing in the Black Country - C. Billingham

Pre-War Commercial Photography -Dudley & District - F. Power

A Black Country Scientist - J. Lester

Still Stepping Out - B. Broadfield

Travelling Light - J. Sparry

Electrigying the Black Country Pt2 - C.J.L. Elwell

Black Country Spitfires - C. Harper & J. Van Leerzem

The Industrial Archaeology Group - R. Moss

Down in Dudley - R.S. Arbib jnr.

ISSUE 3

Black Country Personalities - Rev. Carol Hathorne - S. Hill

The Wolverhampton Chamber of Commerce - C.J.L. Elwell

Walter Allen - J. Hunt

Fraser Wood Celebrate 150yrs - D.F. Vodden

Black Country Air Raid Alerts & Incidents

In Search of Lost Canals in the Black Country - E. Richardson

Songs from the Heart of England - P. McDonald

Cyril Manley - A Man with an Obsession - H.J. Haden

Limelight Cinema - N. Williams

Ivo Shaw - Artist & Craftsman - R. Shaw

Francis Asbury-American Methodist Apostle - Rev. M Hathorne

Button Gwinnett

Listening to the Lido - J. Sparry

A Wednesbury Childhood - M. Perry

A Black Country Scientist Pt2 - J. Lester

The Dudley Election of 1874 Pt1 - P. Skidmore

A Spark too Many - G. Marsh

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities -William Thomas Swaithes - S. Hill

Squabbling over the Castle - D. Mannering

In Search of the Lost Canals - E. Richardson

Stourbridge Students bring Art to community - J, Swift

A Wednesbury Childhood (Conclusion) - M. Perry

Dancing in the Dark - J. Sparry

Pensnett Day Nursery - P. Childs

With Ron Davies around Tipton - R. Davies

The Dudley Election of 1874 Pt2 - P. Skidmore

The Saxon Cross, St. Peter's Church, Wolv. - S. Whitehouse

C.H. White, Chemist - H.M. White

The Blackcountryman's Dog (60yrs of Staffies) - J. Wilkes

Memories of Woodside Band - M. Pearce

The Tramp - B. Harper

The Song of Dudley (Poem) - B. Swaithes

1995

ISSUE 1

Black Country Personalities - Frank Power - S. Hill

Albert E. Momme - USA/Bilston connections - B. Jones

In Search of the Lost Canals (Final) - E. Richardson

Black Country Gas (Postscript) - C.J.L. Elwell

The Pantomime Cinderella (Wednesbury Schools 1938) - B. Richards

Squabbling Over the Castle (Conclusion) - D. Mannering

Pensnett Nursery School (Final) - P. Childs

Bishop Asbury Celebrations - Revd. M. Hathorne

With Ron Davies around Willenhall - R. Davies

A History of Banking in Stourbridge 9i0 - C. Fonteyn

A New Railway for the Black Country - N. Williams

Calling All Black Country Film Sleuths - P. Collins

Elergy for a Black Country Foundry (Poem) - B. Eccleston

Audree Henwood - Still Stepping Out - S.R. Wallin

Lye's Journalistic Minister - D. Brooks

Ray Westwood-Brierley Hill Football Star - S. Hill

The Road - J.D. Williams

Willpower & Witches Brew - J. Hunt

Focus on Brockmoor - J. Sparry

ISSUE 1 Vol 30

Black Country Personalities- Maurice William Preece - S. Hill

The Talisman - A Christmas Story - H.G. Kendrick

Did Dud Do It? - D.E.A. Evans

Slow Boat to Selly Oak - G. Fisher

Francis Brett Young Society - M. Hall

A Dig in Time - A. Aitcheson

Lone Rider Sculpture - J. Boulton

British Made: Engineering for the Raj - P.J. English

Around Wednesbury with Ron Davies - R. Davies

A Bevin Boy at Baggeridge - R.J. Griffin

Bevin Boys by Ballot - R.J. Griffin

On the Black Country Buses - G. Jenkins

A Bullnose Convertible - G. Marsh

Ocker Hill Power Station - M.J. Richrads

Memories of Alex from Smethwick - S.E. Parker

1996

ISSUE 2

Black Country Personalities - David John Wright - S. Hill

A Promise Kept 26 July 1995 - V. Dando

The Himley Ghost - A.E. Price

People Moving- amoung other things - M. Carpenter

A History of Banking in Stourbridge Pt2 - C Fonteyn

Thomas Fenn - Black Country Mining Engineer - W.L. Pace

Dudley's Political Posters - P. Skidmore

Monday Was Tyring Day - D.E.A. Evans

The Best Laid Plans (Dudley No1 Canal) - G. Fisher

The Boulton Paul Association - A. Brew

Cum Sing Wi' We - R. Weston

Trading the Castle - D. Mannering

Seagers of Kingswinford Paddling in History - D. Brooks

ISSUE 3

Ralph Minty (1857 - 1948) - J. West

A G.I. in the Black Country - J. Pickering

Dud Dudley & the Pit Coal Iron - P.W. King

Stourbridge Town Hall in context (1) - P. Skidmore

The Worker's Institute Building, Cradley Heath - R. Moss

Stan Laurel, Chocs & The Inkspots - J. Sparry

Memories of Dudley Girls Highschool - M. Homer

Anthony and the Bishop

Black Country Personalities - Ron Baker - S. Hill

The Birmingham & Midlands Museum of Transport - A. Wakelin

Going Round in Circles - G. Fisher

Wigmore Schools, West Bromwich - E.J. Bloor

The Art Monitor - D. Barlow

Zeppelins over the Black Country M. Powis

The Centenary of Bilston Technical School - T. Genge

A History of Banking in Stourbridge - C. Fonteyn

ISSUE 4

Black Country Personalities - Stehan Asbury - S. Hill

Pushing the Boat Out - D. Balow

The Storm before the Calm - B. Barr

Products of the Black Country - Anchors - G. Warburton

Collecting the Rents & other Stories - D. Evans

Ocker Hill Power Station (Brief History) - M.J. Richards

The Nightwatchman - F. Willetts

Milko: One Man's Enterprise - H.J. Haden

Short Heath Methodist - Sundat School 1935-1944 - W.L. Pace

Cradley Castings Ltd - W.K.V. Gale

Stourbridge Town Hall in context II - P. Skidmore

A Walk Around the Green Piece - J. Sparry

Zeppelins over the Black Country II - M. Powis

Glamorous Night - D. Brooks

The Dudley Chamber of Commerce & Industry - C.J.L. Elwell

Graingers Lane Methodist Church - 90th Anniversary - L.K. Wellings

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