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The Making of Barnsley (New Edition)
The Making of Barnsley (New Edition) Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Brian Elliott Publisher: Wharncliffe Books Publication Date: Saturday 30th October 2004 ISBN: 9781903425909 Pages: 192

When published in 1988, The Making of Barnsley was the first published history of the… (more)

£9.99
Black Diamonds
Black Diamonds The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Catherine Bailey Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: Tuesday 3rd June 2008 ISBN: 9780141019239 Pages: 544

Catherine Bailey's Black Diamonds is an extraordinary tale of family feuds, forbidden love, civil unrest… (more)

£9.99
Barnsley in the Great War
Barnsley in the Great War Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Geoffrey Howse Publisher: Pen & Sword Publication Date: Monday 5th June 2017 ISBN: 9781473827387 Pages: 199

Geoffrey Howse is well known for his books on Yorkshire subjects, including six books in… (more)

£12.99
Yorkshire Made Me
Yorkshire Made Me Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Publisher: Carnegie Publishing Ltd Publication Date: Sunday 14th February 2027 ISBN: 9781874181941 Pages: 128

Award-winning Yorkshire photographers Jennifer Robertson and Lynne Fletcher are not only hugely talented, they are… (more)

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Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths In & Around Barnsley
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths In & Around Barnsley Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Geoffrey Howse Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: Sunday 7th August 2016 ISBN: 9781845630324 Pages: 184

Barnsley and the surrounding area has a dark and sinister past. There were many foul… (more)

£12.99
Barnsley Football Club's Greatest Games
Barnsley Football Club's Greatest Games 1890s-2008 Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Grenville Firth Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: Sunday 9th August 2020 ISBN: 9781845631062 Pages: 192

A variety of games spanning the entire history of Barnsley Football Club, from its origins… (more)

£12.99
19th Century Barnsley Murders
19th Century Barnsley Murders Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Margaret Drinkall Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: Sunday 15th July 2001 ISBN: 9781473827356 Pages: 150

19th Century Barnsley Murders is a telling account of crimes in the Barnsley area that… (more)

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More Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Barnsley
More Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Barnsley Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Geoffrey Howse Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: Saturday 9th July 2016 ISBN: 9781845630867 Pages: 176

In his second book in the Foul Deeds series relating to Barnsley and its neighbourhood… (more)

£12.99
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in South Yorkshire
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in South Yorkshire Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Geoffrey Howse Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: Saturday 10th February 2024 ISBN: 9781845631031 Pages: 176

Geoffrey Howse explores the darker and sinister side of South Yorkshire’s past in this diverse… (more)

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South Yorkshire Mining Villages
South Yorkshire Mining Villages A History of the Region's Former Coal mining Communities Category: Local History (Non-Fiction) Format: Paperback Author: Melvyn Jones Publisher: Pen & Sword Publication Date: Tuesday 4th July 2017 ISBN: 9781473880771 Pages: 150

Over a period of more than 150 years between the late eighteenth century and the… (more)

£14.99
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