Forest Town The Village That Grew Out Of Coal

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The Development of a Twentieth Century Nottinghamshire Village

By Pauline Marples

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 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

It is available by visiting Mansfield Museum Price £4.50

Or by post £4.50 plus £2.50 post & packing (UK)

From - Forest Town Heritage Group

c/o 15 Elmhurst Road, Forest Town, Mansfield, Notts. NG19 0EU Cheques payable to Forest Town Heritage Group

Overseas postage- For further details please e-mail -


This page was added by Pauline Marples on 20/01/2014.

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