Tag Archives: 1921

Wood hunt Tigers nearly to extinction, while Villans fail to storm Montpelier

Yesterday (Saturday 11th November 2017) Walsall Wood F.C. entertained Fenlanders Holbeach United, and after some great football, Wood emerged once again the decisive  victors with an impressive 5-0 scoreline – and a report from last weeks Pelsall Villa – Montpelier match.

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Life’s a Holbeach as Woodmen tame Tigers

Yesterday (21st November 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Finlanders Holbeach United, and after some great football, Wood emerged the victors with an impressive 4-1 scoreline.
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A Brownhills drinking den is raided – in 1921

Here’s an odd snippet I found in the newspaper archives whilst looking for something completely different, which as anyone who’s ever researched any local history will tell you, is generally the way all the best stuff is found.
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Mapping for change

Here I can share with you four excellent quality 1:10,560 scale maps – we don’t cover that scale issue much on the blog, as oddly, they’re quite scarce online in scanned or digitised form – they are generally poor quality even from professional map service companies, with contrast and other image aberrations.
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On the wing

I’ll be completely honest with you guys here, I know nothing about football whatsoever, but this week in the pictures from the past slot, I have a soccer special. Top reader and contributor [Howmuch?] recently located some interesting newspaper scans … Continue reading

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