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



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  • Sorry this book is now sold out.

    By Pauline Marples (09/01/2019)

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