Stanton Gone But Not Forgotten - A Derbyshire Ironworks and its people, by Stephen Flinders & Danny Corns

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Stanton Gone But Not Forgotten - A Derbyshire Ironworks and its people, by Stephen Flinders & Danny Corns

Stanton Gone But Not Forgotten - A Derbyshire Ironworks and its people, by Stephen Flinders & Danny Corns

Published by the Ilkeston and District Local History Society in 2014, 182 pages. Large A4 size Softback (N4953P1)

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Ilkeston is a small town situated on the banks of the River Erewash in Derbyshire, and it lies a couple of miles from the very western edge of the city of Nottingham, and one of the largest local employers for many decades was the vast ironworks at Stanton (later known as the Stanton and Staveley Ironworks)

From the rear side cover: The Stanton Ironworks was once part of the life blood of the local community - providing work for generation after generation. At its height in the early 1970's the works covered an area of around 3 square miles.... this book is the story of the ironworks. Chapters include:

  • A General history of Iron Making in Derbyshire and the Stanton Ironworks
  • The Blast Furnaces
  • The Foundries
  • The Coke Oven Plant 1939-1974
  • The Spun Iron Pipe Plants 1920-2007
  • The Concrete Plants
  • Stanton Gate and Erewash Foundry 1941-1990
  • The Ore Preperation Plant 1959-1974
  • The Kaldo and Central Melting Plant 1963-2007
  • The Tragic Side of life in Stanton
  • On the lighter side
  • Stanton Railways
  • A Brief Account of Stanton's Medical Services
  • Its a sporting life
  • Hallam Fields - A community forged from Iron

The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs and 16 pages of colour photo's

Please note their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.

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