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Royal Victoria Rooms - The Rise and Fall of a Bridlington Landmark By Richard M. Jones
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From 1847 to 1933 a building complex known as the Victoria Rooms stood overlooking Bridlington harbour in East Yorkshire. In the 86 years it stood tall it was used for both entertainment, leisure and... More > as the Town Hall, being given royal status in 1888 after a visit from the Duke of Clarence. But it was the drama of the building’s final demise in September 1933 that made this grand building hit the headlines. A huge fire and some heroic deeds by the local residents meant that no lives were lost that eventful night. Now for the first time in the history of the Royal Victoria Rooms a book tells the story of the life and times of this iconic structure. Richard M. Jones is a historian who has put up six plaques to forgotten disasters around the UK and followed them up with books telling those stories. A serving member of the Royal Navy, he divides his time between Bridlington and Hampshire.< Less
End of the Line - The Moorgate Disaster By Richard M. Jones
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On 28th February 1975 a London Underground train crash led to the deaths of 43 people and injured dozens more. Now for the first time in 40 years, stories of that day and the aftermath are brought... More > together in one volume to give a terrifying account of a day that shook the rail network. Interviews from survivors, rescuers and the relatives of those killed answer questions that until now have remained hidden. How was a packed train able to overshoot a terminal station and crash with such devastating consequences? How were the rescuers able to pull people out of the wreckage alive over 12 hours after impact? Most importantly…what was the cause of the crash? Author Richard M. Jones has dedicated his life to researching disasters of historical significance that have been forgotten.< Less
The Diary of a Royal Marine By Richard M. Jones
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In the winter of 2016 author Richard M Jones had exclusive access to the personal collection of a Mr George Cutcher, a former Royal Marine who had fought in the First World War and had gone on to... More > live a full and active life. Now for the first time his story is told with his entire diary published along with the story of his life. How he joined the Marines too young, how he trained future Kings in the gymnasium, going on to fight in both Gallipoli and the Somme before being medically discharged. His own accounts of the fighting in the trenches brings it home to the reader just how bad conditions were and his collection makes his entire story so very real.< Less
Capsized in the Solent - The SRN6-12 Hovercraft Disaster By Richard M. Jones
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On 4th March 1972 a hovercraft capsized in stormy weather on a voyage from the Isle of Wight to Southsea. Five passengers were killed, but in a dramatic rescue operation involving air and sea units... More > from miles around, the twenty-two others on board were rescued. This book tells the forgotten story of the capsizing of SRN6-012, the heroes who rose that day to save the survivors and the investigation that followed. Richard M. Jones has dedicated his life to researching disasters of historical significance that have been forgotten and has placed five memorials to such events around the UK. This is his fifth book.< Less
Boleyn Gold By Richard M. Jones
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Sidney Baron is a treasure hunter who is down on his luck. With nothing to show from all his ventures, he jumps at the chance to track down a possible cache of artefacts after the discovery of a... More > journal dating back almost 500 years. What is this mysterious treasure and who is sabotaging their efforts? With the help of his daughter and best friend, they must race against time to locate what could be a treasure that changes everything we know about the Tudors. If they get to it first.< Less
Collision in the Night - The Sinking of HMS Duchess By Richard M. Jones
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On 12th December 1939, a collision in the Irish Sea led to the loss of the warship HMS Duchess and most of her crew. Only three months after the outbreak of the Second World War this disaster was... More > immediately overshadowed by other wartime events, leaving this ship’s fate lost to history. Now for the first time the life and voyages of this proud ship and the tragedy of her loss are told in full and those forgotten voices are lost no more.< Less
RMS Titanic – The Bridlington Connections By Richard M. Jones
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Most people have learned about the tragic story of the luxury liner Titanic, but how many could list the links the ship has to the small town of Bridlington in East Yorkshire? Years of Titanic... More > research has led to the author compiling these links into one book which answers questions such as: • Which Titanic survivor was shipwrecked in Bridlington Bay? • What was thought lost for almost 100 years until going up for auction? • How many people in Bridlington have spent their lives researching Titanic? • Which Titanic victim had a plaque dedicated to them due to their time spent in Bridlington? Compiled with original research and photographs this is a small book but packed with information on Bridlington’s connection to the world’s most famous ship.< Less

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