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    Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe and Bolton-upon-Dearne (Pocket Images) (Paperback) By (author) Dearne Local History Society, By (author) Matthew Young


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    DescriptionThis selection of fascinating old photographs, ranging from Victorian times to the recent past, charts a part of the history of Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Bolton-upon-Dearne, and the surrounding villages. Drawn from the extensive collection held by the Barnsley Archive Service and enriched by a wealth of detail supplied by the Dearne Local History Group, these pictures reflect not only the streets and buildings but also the local people and how they lived, worked and played. The closure of Goldthorpe Colliery in 1994, the last working pit in the area, brought an end to a century of domination by the industry. The headgears have been removed, the shafts filled and buildings demolished as the area comes to terms with a new future without the reliance upon 'King Coal'. Yet though the mines came to dominate the local economy they also created and fostered a new, vibrant community drawn together by ties of faith, recreation, and hard labour. As a new economic era begins for the area it is perhaps more vital than ever that the past is understood and its lessons learned.

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    Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe and Bolton-upon-Dearne
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dearne Local History Society, By (author) Matthew Young
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 160 g
    ISBN 13: 9781845881481
    ISBN 10: 1845881486

    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WTM, WQH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEYK
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BIC subject category V2: WQP, 1DBKEYK
    DC22: 942.825
    Thema V1.0: WQP, WQH
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, ports.
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Nonsuch Publishing
    Publication date
    30 September 2005
    Publication City/Country