Stories for the exhibition

10th - 12th June 2016

 

Here are all the articles in our Archive of Gornal and Sedgley stories 1952 -2012:

THE 1950s

1952: The Accession of Queen Elizabeth by Des Round

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339052970.pdf

1953 Gordon Monckton’s wedding at All Saints

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053026.pdf

1953 Beauty Contest Winner Jean Prosser

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053186.pdf

1954 National Service with Regimental Police by John Holman

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053240.pdf

1955 All Saints Choir in the 50s by Dan Price

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053281.pdf

1956 Goodyear by Rob Lavender

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053323.pdf

1957 Cycling memories of Sedgley by Tony Hart 

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053368.pdf

1958 Starting at Baggeridge Brick by B Naylor 

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053407.pdf

1959  Austin 7 Mini by Mavis Gosling  

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053449.pdf

THE 1960s! 

1960 All Saints’ Youth Club in the 60s by Jane Hartshorne

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053513.pdf

1961 Driving a delivery lorry for Butlins by Edward Bradley

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053548.pdf

1962 Lesley Guy, All Saints’ verger by Ruth Barnard (his daughter) http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053586.pdf

1963 My first day in Sedgley by Pauline Gregory

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053638.pdf

1964 The day I met Mick Jagger by Martin Jones

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053672.pdf

1965  Sedgley High Street in the mid-60s by Jean Timmins

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053725.pdf

1966 The Old Council House by Chris Lloyd

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053776.pdf

1967 Dormston School Cruise by Sue Allen

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053827.pdf

1968 Closure of Baggeridge Colliery by Austin Moseley

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053872.pdf

1969 HW Atkins Undertakers, High Holborn by Derek Atkins

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339053944.pdf

 

 

1970s

1970 The Methodists and Congregationists join by Iris Jones http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062093.pdf

1971 Francis Barnett Daughters Baptism at All Saints http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339054008.pdf

1975 Fancy Dress at All Saints Garden Parties by Andrew Lavender http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339054051.pdf

1976 Lil Partons Garden Parties by Pam Parton

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339059690.pdf

1977 Ann Ridge Silver Jubilee Street Party

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339059800.pdf

1977 Roses for the Queen by Kerry Ball

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062290.pdf

1977 Opening Jubilee Hall by George Cox

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062376.pdf

1977 All Saints and St Chads memories by June White

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062153.pdf

1977 Arcal Lodge see The Queen by Cllr Tina Westwood

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062499.pdf

 

1978 Bingo at the Clifton by Shirley Teach http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060115.pdf

1979 Closure of Bilston Steel Works by Andree Hickey

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060335.pdf

 

 

1980s

 

1980 Queen Mothers 80th birthday parade by Geoffrey Bangham http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060386.pdf

1982 The Falklands War by Bob Hill

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060435.pdf

1983 Princess Anne opens Baggeridge Country Park by Mrs M Stanley

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060484.pdf

1984 The Miners Strike David Melhuish

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060527.pdf

1984 Joining the Townswomens Guild by Joyce Garner

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062546.pdf

1985 Mary Cleaver All Saints Chalice

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060585.pdf

 

1985 A blast from the past David Melhuish

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062615.pdf

 

1987 Val Trinder Bert Bissell

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060627.pdf

1988 BD Price superstore opens by Dan Price

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060685.pdf

 

 

1990s

1992 The day I was Lady Penelope by Anna Jones

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060844.pdf

 

 

1995 Revd Eric Petrie The Battle of the Dialects

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060877.pdf

 

1995  Noahs Ark Mother and Toddler Group by Jenny Lavender

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339062732.pdf

 

1996 Dare to be a Daniel by Sheila Kendrick

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060921.pdf

 

 

1999 Taking over Sedgley Community Centre Over 50s Club by Beryl and Stan Dodd

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339060967.pdf

 

2000s

2000 My licensing at All Saints by Revd Stephen Buckley

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061018.pdf

2001 May Day Parade and Maypole dancing by Rob Jones http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061067.pdf

 

2002 Dudley Earthquake by Joanne Sweetland

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061106.pdf

 

2003 Gardening Club by Club Member

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061150.pdf

 

2005 England v Australia 2nd Test by Tony Hart

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061207.pdf

 

2006 Sedgley in Bloom by Debbie Moodie

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061260.pdf

 

2008 St Georges Day Celebrations

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061335.pdf

 

2009 Funeral of Bobby Thomson by Len Millard

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061369.pdf

 

2010s

2010 Princess Anne opens the Beacon Centre by Suki Virk

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061431.pdf

2011 Civic Service by Cllr Michael Evans

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061500.pdf

 

2012 Ring of Bells for Doug Smith by David Smith

http://www.gornalandsedgley.org.uk/content/pages/documents/1339061569.pdf

 

In addition the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s have been covered by research in the Dudley Herald newspaper, held on microfilm at Dudley Archives. Here is a selection of cuttings from these decades: 

1920s 

1930s

1940s 


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