A Question of the Black Country

A Question of the Black Country

With over 200 quiz questions in 20 different categories including photographs, A Question of the Black Country celebrates the people, places, industry, and history that helps to make this region known as the Black Country so unique.

The answer sections contain both short answers, as would be expected in a quiz book, and also more detailed explanations making this just as much a history book as a quiz book. Many of the questions will fall within living memory for many people but will still make you think!

A Question of the Black Country can be purchased for just £5.99 from Amazon and is also available from local bookshops.



Section 1 – The Black Country

Section 2 – Famous names

Section 3 – World of work

Section 4 – Ironmaking and mining

Section 5 – Industrial steam power

Section 6 – Hard times

Section 7 – That’s entertainment

Section 8 – Sporting life

Section 9 – Church and religion

Section 10 – Black Country at war                

Section 11 – Notable people                        

Section 12 – On the cut

Section 13 – Road and rail

Section 14 – Powered vehicles

Section 15 – Connections with the sea

Section 16 – Pubs and breweries

Section 17 – All creatures great and small

Section 18 – Historic homes

Section 19 – People and places

Section 20 – Miscellany

About the author

Available from:

The Black Country Living Museum

Black Country T Shirts, Castle Street, Dudley

The Black Country Hub, Merry Hill

Saturday Books, Tower Street, Dudley

Ashwood Nurseries, Kingswinford

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A Question of the Black Country