- Court records (ale house licences, material from the Newark and Southwell Petty Sessions etc)
- Deposited documents (papers from the Hole family of Caunton, Nottinghamshire Living History Archive, papers from the Webb family of Newstead Abbey, Pearson's of Nottingham archives, Shipstones of Nottingham archives etc)
- Non-conformist records
- District council records
- Prints and illustrations
23 December 2008
20 December 2008
Phillimore have just published "Sherwood Forest and the Dukeries" by Adrian Gray. Adrian starts with the medieval forest, where the hunting rights of medieval monarchs were ruthlessly enforced, through the creation of aristocratic mansions and parks (the Dukeries) and the exploitation of coal in the 19th and 20th centuries and concludes with the impact of tourism.
10 December 2008
26 November 2008
21 November 2008
Full story in the Nottingham Evening Post:
27 October 2008
A press release issued by Nottinghamshire County Council provides more information
24 October 2008
23 October 2008
Stephen has spent several years researching the trackway and his book provides full walking instructions as well as a detailed commentary on the historical sites. The book is illustrated with maps and a wide selection of photographs.
More information at http://www.derbyshireportway.co.uk/
27 September 2008
- William Clark(e) 1843–1884 and Ann Tinley 1842–1927: their stories at Southwell, Halam and Doncaster Deaf & Dumb Institute
- Fred Whiten 1868–1950: A Lovable Rogue?
- Boots Booklovers Library 1898 to 1966
More information is available on the Local History website.
10 September 2008
Passions & Defeats
William Cavendish: the last great cavalier
Saturday 13th Sept, 2pm
'To amaze the people with pleasure and delight'
Dr Elaine Walker, author and horsewoman will be talking about William Cavendish and his writings on horses, with illustrations from the original 17th Century publications.
Tickets £7 (members of staff at Bolsover can get tickets for £5)
For tickets and further information, please contact the Harley Gallery on 01909 501700
The Harley Gallery
01909 501 700
7 August 2008
28 July 2008
The classes cover the following:
- Registration (Civil & Parish)
- Census Returns
- Family History & the Internet
- Probate Records
- ‘Digging Deeper’
Further details and booking instructions are available on the Nottinghamshire County Council website:
3 July 2008
Full details are available on the CBA website:
31 May 2008
More information on the William Booth Memorial Halls website:
30 May 2008
16 May 2008
Parish councillors and residents of Bleasby and Gibsmere have recently cleared the area and planted a wildflower meadow to create a place for people to sit and enjoy the river.
29 April 2008
25 April 2008
The mound, known as 'Thynghowe' was located three years ago by a couple from Rainworth. It is possible that Thynghowe was "used by different tribes as a gathering point to resolve differences and may have marked the boundary between the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Mercia and Northumbria."
Nottingham Evening Post article (25 April 2008)
19 March 2008
I should confess to my minor role in the production of the book - I supplied Tom with some of the photographs and did the map but please don't let that put you off buying it!
18 March 2008
Dates: 12 April – 3 August 2008
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 11am–4pm; Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays 12 noon–4pm
Location: Weston Gallery, D H Lawrence Pavilion, University Park, Nottingham
Further details: 0115 846 7777
>> Download the exhibition flyer
16 March 2008
- The castle's place in the landscape
- The castle's role in war and peace
- How castles have survived today
- Current historical, archaeological and architectural techniques in castle studies
- A gazetteer of all known castle sites in Nottinghamshire
Castles of Nottinghamshire is priced at £5.95 and can be bought from Nottinghamshire Archives and libraries through-out the county. It can also be purchased by post by sending a cheque for £8.95 (including £3 for postage and packaging) payable to Nottinghamshire County Council to: Libraries, Archives and Information, Communities Department, 4th Floor, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP.
5 February 2008
- The Edwardian gardens at Rufford Abbey
- The role the Co-operative societies in Greater Nottingham played in local politics
- Investigating the lives and deaths of Hucknall men recorded on two WWI brass plaques found in the town's Central Methodist Church
- The story of the Primitive Methodist Chapel in Ruddington