Landor (Local History) Society

Landor Society current publications available from Margaret Neal (01889 582709):

'Looking Back on Rugeley' ... £1.00  By Alec. Neal
'The Murder of Christina Collins' ... £2.50   (The 'Bloody Steps’ Murder on the Trent and Mersey Canal near Rugeley). A reprint of John Godwin's booklet.

Blank Cards

based on five differing sketches (series 2), by Edwina Morgan, of historic Rugeley scenes; each pack, costing £2.50 (SALE! reduced to £1.25) (complete with envelopes), contains five different designs: Market Square 1930s and 1950s; Horse Fair 1950s and two views of Brook Square.

They will be on sale at  our meetings, displays and Rugeley library in Anson Street. If you would like a few packs to sell to friends on a “sale or return” basis  please contact Margaret Neal.

We also have on sale 'Transport History of Cannock Chase' by Roger Francis (£2.00) published by 'The Association of Friends of Cannock Chase' and prints (suitable for framing) of a pen and ink drawing of Rugeley Town Hall by the late E.C.Toye (£5.00).

New 2016!

The Society has just launched its latest publication: 

“Ironworks of the Rising Brook Valley” by member Harry Thornton.

The meticulously researched A4 book, lavishly illustrated with photos, maps and plans, pieces together the evidence for 300 years of ironworking in the district. It costs £6 and is available from Margaret Neal (also by post + £1.50 p&p); Three Wishes in Upper Brook Street and Rugeley and Lichfield Libraries.

Highly recommended!

The Landor (Local History) Society serves Rugeley, Staffordshire and the neighbouring parishes.  We care about the heritage of the town of Rugeley and its surrounding area.
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