Darfield and Wombwell

Darfield and Wombwell : Then & Now

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Darfield and Wombwell Then & Now offers the reader a comprehensive overview of life as it has changed from the coalmining communities of decades past through to the modern developments of the present day. The coal mines are long gone but have not been forgotten, and a good deal of continuity is evident, despite the loss of so many buildings through demolition and redevelopment. Brian Elliott's fascinating selection of archive photographs placed alongside stunning images of the same scenes today make this book an incredible record of Darfield and Wombwell's history that will enthral residents and visitors alike.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 170 x 236 x 14mm | 439.98g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 075246874X
  • 9780752468747
  • 1,719,468

About Ben Elliot

Brian Elliott is a former teacher and college manager with a special interest in South Yorkshire's history. He has published many books and articles and has talked about local history items on BBC Radio Sheffield, Radio 4, and television news programs, especially on his specialist subject of coalmining history. In recent years he has contributed to events organized by the Friends of Darfield Churchyard group and is a volunteer steering committee member of the new Experience Barnsley museum and archive center, now located in Barnsley Town Hall.show more