The Life and Times of Warren James - Free Miner from the Forest of Dean, by Ian Wright
The Life and Times of Warren James - Free Miners from the Forest of Dean, by Ian Wright
Published by the Bristol Radical History Group in 2010, 16 pages. A5 size booklet (N3831X1)
Warren James was a man who was caught up in the social unrest that swept through the Forest of Dean in 1831, and who emerged as spokesman for the Foresters in their struggle to protect their ancient rights and way of life. The Forest Riots of 1831 were about insecurity, fear, poverty and starvation as a result of enclosures, enforced wage labour or unemployment, and the local foresters fought to resist the twin onslaught from the Crown, who owned the Forest, and from businessmen who sought industrial profits from it......
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note there is a small price sticker on the rear side cover