Voices of Stanley is a remarkable compilation of oral history extracts drawn from the extensive Beamish Museum Audio Archive, recalling life in the area between 1880 and 1950. Vivid memories are recounted, including childhood and schooldays, work and play, sport and leisure, as well as recollections of the war years. It covers the harrowing search for bodies following the Stanley pit disaster of 1909 and the hardships of life during the General Strike of 1926, as well as local traditions like egg jarping, pitch and toss, ...

Voices of Stanley 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752460376