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The 1984/85 Miners' Strike in Nottinghamshire - 'If Spirit Alone Won Battles': The Diary of John Lowe, eBook also available

The Miners' Strike in Nottinghamshire - 'If Spirit Alone Won Battles': The Diary of John Lowe, eBook also available

'If spirit alone won battles' – A diary of the 1984/85 Miners' Strike, As seen in today's Daily Mirror

'If spirit alone won battles' – A diary of the Miners' Strike, As seen in today's Daily Mirror

Riot police attack a miner guarding his car. The attempt to prosecute the miner for riot collapsed. Orgreave coke works Miner's strike Sheffield S Yorkshire 18.6.84 © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk) NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Riot police attack a miner guarding his car. The attempt to prosecute the miner for riot collapsed. Orgreave coke works Miner's strike Sheffield S Yorkshire 18.6.84 © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk) NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Images of the Past: The Miners' Strike is now available in paperback, kindle and epub

In addition to being the most bitter industrial dispute the coalminers' strike of was the longest national strike in British history.

Women of the 1960s: More Than Mini Skirts, Pills and Pop Music

Sheila Hardy, the brilliant author of Women of the has been incredibly busy! Listen out for her interview with Leslie Dolphin on BBC Radio Suffolk tomorrow! Leslie's show starts at 5 May

Half price, this #CyberMonday: The Flying Scotsman - The Legend Lives On

Flying Scotsman - The Legend Lives On, the perfect stockingfiller!

NEW RELEASE  http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/The-Forgotten-Canals-of-Yorkshire-Paperback/p/677  Take yourself on a nostalgic journey through the pictorial re-creation of the waterways of Yorkshire, as you read 'The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire: Wakefield to Swinton via Barnsley.

'The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire: Wakefield to Swinton via Barnsley' is part of the canal series in 'Transport Through the Ages', brought to you by Wharncliffe Books.

Marking 30 years since the Miners' Strike, 25% off selected coalmining titles

Marking 30 years since the Miners' Strike, off selected coalmining titles

Silverwood striking miners wives and families march to the picket line in the miners’ strike

Miners' strike 30 years on: 'I fought not just for “my pit” but for the community'

Silverwood striking miners wives and families march to the picket line in the miners’ strike

Image result for Miners' strikes Seaham

Image result for Miners' strikes Seaham

Armistice 1918, Daily Chronicle, Nov. 12, 1918

Publishers of a Variety of Military, Aviation, Maritime, Local History, True Crime and Nostalgia Books.

Read about my new book (published Sept 2014) containing 100 personal Second World War evacuee stories and photographs, from all over Britain. Not just from children but from evacuated teachers and mothers: preview some of the stories and photos here: http://evacueesofworldwartwo.wordpress.com/

Second World War evacuee stories and photographs, from all over Britain

Ireland has probably experienced more tragedy when it comes to the preservation of resources for family historians than any other region of the British Isles.…

Family History author Gill Blanchard contributed to last night's Mary Berry WDYTYA episode as one of the professional genealogists

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