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Books by Brian Elliot
Brian Elliott is a well known photo journalist and photo historian,. From the number of books below we can see why Brian is such a well known figure. The information below has been provided freely by me, as not only a benefit for you the reader but also a tribute to a very talented Yorkshireman, with a great interest in Mining and local history.
In the 1984 Strike a Silverwood Miner named Bruce Wilson had the foresight to keep a diary of his involvement in that strike. That diary was edited by Brian Elliot and the book on the left was published.
The book is a 176 page illustrated Paperback
ISBN: 1903425 514
Price: £11.50 incl. p&p
You can have the book signed by the Author simply
Pictured on front cover
Bruce and, younger brother Bob, along with mates Shaun, Darren and 'Captain' Bob
The Yorkshire Miners book on the left is the result of countless hours delving into the NUM archives and also private collections by Brian. With 250 photographs this, like the above book is a must have for anyone interested in the history of Yorkshire Miners
Sutton publishing ISBN 0-7509-2999-5
Pits and Pitmen of Barnsley below
Other Books by Brian
The Miners' Strike Day by Day, Arthur Wakefield (edited by Brian Elliott)
of Barnsley, Brian Elliott,
NEW RELEASE Yorkshires Mining Veterans
Brian Elliot has got a good book out on mining ,at the end of September, named Yorkshires Mining Veterans, containing interviews with old miners, some in their 80,s etc, in fact according to Brian a few never made it to see publishing of book.
Many thanks to Brian Elliott for giving us the books above and a very encouraging comment regarding this site.
QUOTE " You are doing a great job with the site" end of Quote.
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