Forest Town The Village That Grew Out Of Coal

Forest Town The Village That Grew Out Of Coal


Discover how the village of Forest Town and Mansfield Colliery were established.

Learn of a visit by King George and Queen Mary in 1914.

Share in the memories of the war years including Clipstone Camp.

Find out how a local miner (Morgan Kingston) became an opera star in New York.


Published by Forest Town Heritage Group

Published by Forest Town Heritage Group in 2005 publication was assisted by a grant from Nottinghamshire Community Foundation, Neighbourhood Renewal Community/Learning Chest Fund. This enabled it to be sold at the low price of £4.50

152 pages including photographs illustration, maps. The book is referenced and indexed

It is available by visiting Mansfield Museum Price £4.50

Or by post £4.50 plus £2.50 post & packing (UK)

From – Forest Town Heritage Group

c/o 15 Elmhurst Road, Forest Town, Mansfield, Notts. NG19 0EU Cheques payable to Forest Town Heritage Group

Overseas postage- For further details please e-mail –


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  • Sorry this book is now sold out.

    By Pauline Marples (09/01/2019)

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