Forest of Dean Local History Titles

Our range of Local History books reflects our own deep interest in the Forest of Dean in West Gloucestershire and its history. Indeed, our first ever book, published in 1994, was Edwardian Dean in Colour. Based on the Edwardian colour postcards issued by Tilleys of Ledbury, it presents a vivid portrait of the Dean how it was 100 years ago.

Since then the range has been expanded and now includes a number of important titles, including A Forest Beat (the history of policing and police stations in the Dean) and Blood on Coal (the story of the Forest Coalfield during the 1926 General Strike).

We have also published completely revised and updated editions of three of the most sought after out-of-print books on the region : The Free Miners, The Commoners of Dean and The Verderers & Forest Laws of Dean,all written and revised by Dr Cyril Hart, and thus they remain the standard works of reference on their subjects.

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Details of new and forthcoming titles are announced in our News section at the appropriate time.

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Edwardian Dean in Colour
Neil Parkhouse & Ian Pope
A tour of the Forest of Dean's towns, villages, railways and industries from full-colour Edwardian postcards produced by Tilley of Ledbury. In...more

Fine Forest Coal, c1930

A facsimile of a booklet produced in the mid 1930s from one of Britain's oldest coalfields illustrated with photographs and maps and containing many...more

Lydney Harbour Dues & Regulations, 1902

Published in 1902 by the Great Western & Midland Severn & Wye & Severn Bridge Joint Committee this booklet gives details of the docks at Lydney and...more

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A History of Cottrell's Coaches of Mitcheldean
The Free Miners of the Royal Forest of Dean and Hundred of St. Briavels


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Updated : 26 April 2017