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The Iron Industry of the Forest of Dean

by Laurence Meredith

The Iron Industry of the Forest of Dean Synopsis

From prehistoric times until late in the twentieth century iron was vital to the livelihood of those who lived and worked in the Forest of Dean. From Roman times onwards iron from the Forest was also vital to the national economy. This is the story of the Forest's iron industry.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752435961
Publication date: 1st May 2006
Author: Laurence Meredith
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages
Categories: Industrialisation & industrial history, Local history, Iron, steel & metals industries, Mining industry,

About Laurence Meredith

John Meredith is a retired surveyor, who is an active member of the Dean Archaeological Group. He lives in the heart of the Forest. This is his first book

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