Rawnsley, 1.5m ENE of Hednesford, a former coal mining settlement in a marshy valley in the dales of Cannock Chase. The name is thought to mean ‘the raven’s woodland glade’. [A Guide to STAFFORDSHIRE & THE BLACK COUNTRY THE POTTERIES & THE PEAK – Michael RAVEN 2004]

Learn all about the coal mining industry on the Cannock Chase with the Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society