The judge, who is based in Wolverhampton, said the children were all under five and could not be identified.She said social services bosses at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council had asked her to make decisions about the children's future.A delightful collection of 38 original pen & ink drawings recalling buildings & views from the recent past. Copies still on sale from some sources (for example the publishers - Sutton).
With 168 new definitions as well as the expansion of, and corrections to, some of the 134 original entries, plus comprehensive etymological information, this is a valuable aid for anyone looking at these Probate Inventories or any other local documents of the 17th or 18th centuries.
The meticulously researched and annotated text is supported by over 200 illustrations making this book a goldmine for local historians and a fascinating read for residents.
Copies available from Dudley Art Gallery, Dudley libraries and Black Country Living Museum.
As if that wasn't bad enough, the waiter then pulled off "one of the ballsiest moves I've ever seen" – Rob Beckett's words, not ours – as he handed Charlotte his number IN FRONT of her date, while giving Shauny the bill."That one's yours.
And if you fancy a real date, that's yours," he joked, and his bold move got a mixed reaction from viewers who used some fruity language."I didn't really fancy the waiter, the guy on the date was draining the daws so I just had a laugh with it," she joked on Twitter, which didn't exactly surprise the more cynical viewers who assumed the whole thing was a set-up anyway.
This book takes the tally of pictures to a staggering four figures and is a wonderful addition to the series. Based on articles written for 'The Dudley Herald' between March 1897 and February 1898 the much quoted text details the early history of the Manor as well as social, church and industrial matters. The premier history of the area covered by Coseley Urban District Council. There are records of C19th flower shows and C20th allotments. A well researched study of the local council's housing programme. Lower Gornal's mansion, demolished in 1964, but fondly remembered in this well illustrated account. The detailed Victorian approach covers all the buildings and the local geology - a pocket guide in small print! The well-illustrated work brings together all the known facts spanning 400 years as a Priory and over 400 years as a ruin.