Sources & links


BBC, England & Wales Population Up,


Office for National Statistics, Snapshots from the Census

Years: The Population of England and Wales 1911-2001,



Population estimates are based on data provided through and use historical material

which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS project

and the University of Portsmouth.



Information about Brindley Village and the Katyn Memorial

from Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty leaflet provided courtesy of the Museum of Cannock Chase, WLCT.


Anthony Hunt, A History of Hednesford and Surrounding

Villages (Mount Chase Press: 2005)


Cannock Advertiser, 1915. Information provided courtesy of

the Museum of Cannock Chase, WLCT.


Cannock Conduit Trust, Story of Cannock Town Centre

through the Ages (Cromwell Press: 2004)



C.J. and G.P. Whitehouse, A Town for Four Winters: Great War

Camps on Cannock Chase (1978, reprinted in 1987 and 1996.)


Eric Woolley, Around Cannock Chase on Old Picture Postcards,

Yesterday’s Staffordshire Series, No. 9 (1995)


‘The Great War Camps: Camps in their Context’, text from

Museum Board provided courtesy of the Museum of Cannock

Chase, WLCT.


John Higgins, The Cannock Chase and Chasewater Guide (n.d.)


June Pickerill, Coal Miners of Cannock Chase (Tempus, 2006)


K.J. Peden, A History of the Community of Cannock Chase (n.d.)

Mary E. Mills and Sherry Belcher, Around Cannock in Old

Photographs (Alan Sutton: 1989)


Professor Stephen Badsey, ‘Kitchener Needs You! – British

Propaganda and Recruiting at the Start of the First World

War’, Lecture at the Museum of Cannock Chase, February



Rugeley Remembered, Staffordshire County Council Education

Committee Local History Source Book (n.d.)


Sherry Belcher, Cannock Chase Past (Phillimore: 2001)


Special thanks to Julie Shires at the Museum of Cannock

Chase for supplying