Some history of Rowley Regis
More information on Rowley Regis to follow. I probably created the page as I had a link to Rowley Regis from another page. When building the site it is easier to place links as they crop up rather than go back later on. I realise this is frustrating if you were specifically looking for information on Rowley Regis. There is information on Staffordshire dotted around the website - click here for a suitable starting place.
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If you would like to share any further information on Rowley Regis - perhaps you drank in one of the pubs in the past? Or maybe knew a previous publican running one of the boozers? Whatever the reason it would be great to hear of your stories or gossip. Simply send a message and I will post it here.
Related Newspaper Articles
"On Monday last, G. H. Hinchliffe, Esq., coroner, held an inquest on the body of William Beddows, 27 years of age. Deceased was employed in
Mr. Darbey's coal pit, and on the previous Saturday, whilst in the stall of the pit, about 30 tons of coal fell from the roof upon him, from the effects of which he
died in about two hours afterwards. The coal was propped with two trees only a short distance from whence the coal fell, and on the morning of the accident the butty
examined the place and considered it perfectly safe. The witnesses were unable to state the cause of the coal giving way. The jury returned a verdict of "Accidental
Wolverhampton Chronicle : July 4th 1855 Page 4