Archive for May, 2020

The Castle Mill basin from the mouth of the mine. 2019.


This is a sad tale, which starts 59 years ago today. The purpose in writing it is to set the record straight, give a little dignity to the lady involved, and to highlight the limitations of memory: to show how individual and collective memory, rumour and simple acceptance of truth have, in this case through no planned deception, given birth to a series of exaggerated events that have seen the colloquial naming of a geological feature within Dudley as ‘Murder Mine’… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/other-places/memory-rumour-and-the-murder-mine-dudley-1961/