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Local History Day 2010 and Book Launch

Our Local History Day and Book Launch for 2010 saw our book, "The NCB - Owners of Thornley, Ludworth, and Wheatley Hill Collieries 1956 -1976" , go on sale. It is a publication of 492 pages packed with information, most of it which has never appeared in the public domain before.

Attractions included

  • Book launch speech by David Hopper of the DMA
  • Doon the Waggonway (songs and stories from the mining area)
  • Local History Sales
  • Hand Made Cards
  • Refreshments
  • Tombola
  • Photo Displays
  • Display of Old Vehicles
  • Pit Token Exhibition
  • Catherine Cookson Table

David Hopper of DMA giving the launch speech

David Hopper of DMA giving the launch speech.

Doon The Waggonway

Doon The Waggonway.

Owen Rowland (researcher) at the book stall

Owen Rowland (researcher) at the book stall.


Other Past Projects

2015 Projects - See details of the 2015 Local Family History Day
2014 Projects - See details of the 2014 Local Family History Day and WW 1 project details
2013 Projects - See details of the 2013 Local Family History Day
2012 Projects - See details of the 2012 Local Family History Day
2011 Projects - See details of the 2011 Local Family History Day
2010 Projects - See details of the 2010 Local History Day and Book Launch
2009 Projects - See details of the 2009 Local History Day and Book Launch
2008 Projects - See details of the 2008 Local History Day and Book Launch
2007 Projects - See details of the 2007 Local History Day and Book Launch
2006 Projects - See details of the Wheatley Hill Burial Index
2006 Projects - See details of the 2006 Local History Day and Book Launch
2005 Projects - See details of the 2005 Local History Day and Book Launch