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A Goodly Heritage

Pre-History
450 bc - 42 ad
43 ad - 783 ad
784 ad - 1140 ad
Forest of "Dene"
The Navy
Industries
Villages & Towns
18th & 19th Centuries
20th Century
Modern Times

The Forest of Dean  
Living History
Using local slides, photographs and reminiscences.

Some Forest of Dean History.

A Goodly Heritage.

 
And so our journey from the past has brought us to the 20th century, and to days which are within living memory for many of us. Coal mining had now become the principal industry of the district, and large colliery companies were winning coal from the seams deep below the surface.




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