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The South Staffordshire Coalfield

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The South Staffordshire Coalfield

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The South Staffordshire Coalfield by Barbara Chapman
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The story of mining in South Staffordshire started a few hundred years ago and reached its peak about a century ago. Alongside the expanding canal and railway network there were a series of coal and ironstone mines fuelling the heavy industry of the area. The mines provided coal for power, for the iron and steelworks of the area and for heat in local houses. Ironstone provided ore for the iron smelters and foundries. Covering the area around Wolverhampton, Walsall and the Black Country, Nigel Chapman uses 200 old photographs to illustrate the story of this lost industry of the West Midlands.

Author Biography

Nigel Chapman is an expert on the Black Country mining industry (covers the Cannock and South Staffordshire Coalfields). He is the author of 'The History of the Sandwell Park Collieries' and 'History of Coal Mining Around Halesowen
Release date NZ
July 25th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
The History Press Ltd
Pages
128
Dimensions
165x235x8
ISBN-13
9780752431024
Product ID
1863837

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