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Richard M. Jones
 
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.
 
 
Title Royal Victoria Rooms
Genre History
Pages 109
Formats available Paperback £6.99
Cover design Lodge Books
Published May 2017
Product Dimensions: 21 x 14.8
ISBN-10:  
ISBN-13: 978-1-326-98255-3
   
 

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 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 an 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.

 
 
Title Capsized In The Solent
Genre History
Pages 56
Formats available Paperback £5.99
Cover design Lodge Books
Published March 2016
Product Dimensions: 21 x 14.8
ISBN-10:  
ISBN-13: 978-1-326-58484-9
   
 
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 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.
 
 
Title End of the Line - The Moorgate Disaster
Genre History
Pages 199
Formats available Paperback £9.99
Cover design Lodge Books
Published March 2015
Product Dimensions: 21 x 14.8
ISBN-10:  
ISBN-13: 978-1-326-21141-7
   

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 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.