These are some of the headlines which started appearing in the Gloucester Citizen and Western Daily Press in the 1890s. This pamphlet will try to get behind the headlines and reveal what was really going on in the Blakeney area of the Forest of Dean at the time:
THE BLAKENEY OUTRAGES 'WORSE THAN IRELAND'
SPEECH BY MINERS AGENT ASSAULT ON THE POLICE IN BLAKENEY
THE RECENT OUTRAGES MORE LAWLESSNESS AT BLAKENEY
RESIDENTS ARMED ALLEGED POACHING AFFRAY IN DEAN FOREST
ENGINE DESTROYED DYNAMITE OUTRAGE IN BLAKENEY ﾠ