This detailed look into the history of Coven and nearby hamlets is illustrated throughout with clear diagrams and many previously unpublished photographs. In addition to a description of the landscape, buildings and farms of times gone by, many local stories and prominent personalities of the past are revealed. The history of roads, railways and waterways of the area are included as are fascinating details of local public houses. A wealth of newsworthy events from the village's past are also collected together for the first time. While Coven In Times Past focuses on the last two hundred years of village history, it also looks back at aspects of life in the seventeenth century and features original research alongside an extensive list of sources. Includes Coven Heath, Brinsford, Standeford, Four Ashes, Paradise, Cross Green & Slade Heath.