David P. Waddington is Professor of Communications at Sheffield Hallam University, where he has been employed since 1983. Fryston-born David has written extensively on the sociology of mining communities, industrial relations in the British coal industry, the regeneration of former coal-mining areas, and the policing of political and industrial protest.

Coal, Goals and Ashes: Fryston Colliery’s Pursuit of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup

Pit-folk and Peers: Volume I –  Echoes of Fryston Hall (1809-1908)