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Grooms Factory, Huthwaite
Grooms Factory, Huthwaite
By kind permission of Philip and Mary Hardstaff
RAF Balderton book published
RAF Balderton book published
Station of Nations - The History of RAF Balderton
The Great Nottinghamshire Local History Fair 2018
The Great Nottinghamshire Local History Fair 2018
Mansfield Library, Sunday 13th May 2018
Giants, Wolves, Wild Beasts and Fortune-telling Horses at Mansfield
Giants, Wolves, Wild Beasts and Fortune-telling Horses at Mansfield
Circus and Fairs at Mansfield in the 1840s
Mansfield and the 'Phoney War', 1939-40
Mansfield and the 'Phoney War', 1939-40
Some newspaper findings
Newark Castle
Newark Castle
Post cards and messages
Stapleford Cemetery Project
Stapleford Cemetery Project
Sharon Bosworth
The Lost Village of Grimston
The Lost Village of Grimston
A Literary Perspective
Dial 'N' for Newark
Dial 'N' for Newark
The early development of telecommunications in Newark
Record Shops in Sherwood
Record Shops in Sherwood
Can You Help?
Post Boxes made in Mansfield
Post Boxes made in Mansfield
James Maude & Co of Mansfield working for W.T. Allen of London
The Meadow Foundry, Mansfield
The Meadow Foundry, Mansfield
Some landmarks in its early history
Britain's first Shopping Superstore was built in Notts
Britain's first Shopping Superstore was built in Notts
When West Bridgford was at the forefront of a retailing revolution
Arkwright Primary
Arkwright Primary
Football stars
Mediaeval Stonemasonry
Mediaeval Stonemasonry
A summary of the technology and development of this art
Albert Ball VC
Albert Ball VC
Eyewitness account of the WW1 flying ace's crash in Nottingham
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An old Worksop sweet factory
An old Worksop sweet factory
Hello just been looking up relatives and have...
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On 19/04/2018
Budby Post Box Stolen
Budby Post Box Stolen
Postal Heritage gone overnight
We suspect the new box needs painting and until...
By Pauline Marples
On 19/04/2018
Budby Post Box Stolen
Budby Post Box Stolen
Postal Heritage gone overnight
Why is the postbox wrapped in black plastic ......
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On 18/04/2018
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Memories
I attended the School between 1952 - 1956 and...
By Terry Pepper
On 18/04/2018
Meadows life of old
Meadows life of old
Rupert Street and Bosworth Road school
John blacknell Barry bass or   Barry...
By Brian Staples
On 18/04/2018
A - Z Dictionary
A - Z Dictionary
Nottinghamshire Words and Dialect
Some more words from historian Thomas M...
By Jon Steele
On 05/04/2018
A Trent Bridge - or was it?
A Trent Bridge - or was it?
Can You Help?
This is an interesting picture of what I think is...
By tony clement
On 05/04/2018
Randalls' Gentlemens' Outfitters, Newark
Randalls' Gentlemens' Outfitters, Newark
Years of trade makes a mark
A M Matthews, where he was apprenticed, was Anne...
By John Matthews
On 03/04/2018
ALLENBY, Edmund (Field Marshal) [of Southwell]
ALLENBY, Edmund (Field Marshal) [of Southwell]
I lived on Westhorpe, Southwell from September...
By Graeme Atkins
On 03/04/2018
Budby Post Box Stolen
Budby Post Box Stolen
Postal Heritage gone overnight
We have just been out to Budby and yes the lamp...
By Pauline Marples
On 29/03/2018
Budby Post Box Stolen
Budby Post Box Stolen
Postal Heritage gone overnight
I was both very sad, and extremely annoyed to see...
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On 29/03/2018
Newark's Sunday School Festival Holiday
Newark's Sunday School Festival Holiday
A Bun and a Bottle of Pop
the girl on very edge on left is my mother Audrey parker nee cutts...
By Alan Parker
On 26/03/2018
Guy Fawkes Day in Nottinghamshire
Guy Fawkes Day in Nottinghamshire
Nottingham folklore and customs
In a diary written by a William Moss of Mansfield...
By James Ballance
On 21/03/2018
Budby Post Box Stolen
Budby Post Box Stolen
Postal Heritage gone overnight
I read that Budby is to have a new Penfold box to...
By Jez Carney
On 21/03/2018
The Lost Village of Grimston
The Lost Village of Grimston
A Literary Perspective
Infact Grimston village site is well known,...
By L Michalek
On 19/03/2018
Easter doles, charities and endowments
Easter doles, charities and endowments
An Overview
 In a diary written by a William Moss of...
By James Ballance
On 16/03/2018
A - Z Dictionary
A - Z Dictionary
Nottinghamshire Words and Dialect
"Dadle" - In a diary written by a William Moss of...
By James Ballance
On 15/03/2018
A - Z Dictionary
A - Z Dictionary
Nottinghamshire Words and Dialect
Holl - to throw Strut - Stickleback (fish) ...
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On 13/03/2018
Meadows life of old
Meadows life of old
Rupert Street and Bosworth Road school
My family lived on Rupert street the meadows...
By Andrew Burton
On 10/03/2018
KITCHEN, John Randall [of Mansfield]
KITCHEN, John Randall [of Mansfield]
Company Sergeant-Major, Sherwood Foresters
this is my husbands gt uncle and this year we are...
By pamela kitchen
On 08/03/2018
Staythorpe Power Station
Staythorpe Power Station
Memories
I collected some info from local newspapers...
By Jon Steele
On 05/03/2018
Fives at the Magnus
Fives at the Magnus
The game of Fives at the Magnus Grammar School, Newark
As the Magnus School archivist, I have no record...
By ROGER PEACOCK
On 05/03/2018
Meadows life of old
Meadows life of old
Rupert Street and Bosworth Road school
HI, I BOUGHT A POSTCARD TODAY 1909 THE ADDRESS IS...
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On 05/03/2018
Ossington Airfield
Ossington Airfield
We will be travelling to Yardley Gobion for the...
By KIm LeBlanc
On 27/02/2018
Alabaster at Carlton-in-Lindrick
Alabaster at Carlton-in-Lindrick
I am looking for my Sturdivant family.  They...
By Nancy K. Studyvin Warren
On 27/02/2018
Clipstone Camp 1915 - 2015
Clipstone Camp 1915 - 2015
When the soldiers came - What they left behind
My grandfather .joined  up in 1915 aged 17,...
By david connah
On 27/02/2018
Record Shops in Sherwood
Record Shops in Sherwood
Can You Help?
This may have been William Turner's, 625...
By Ralph Lloyd-Jones
On 27/02/2018
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Memories
Back Row end - Right, Could be Diane Coupland. ...
By Barry Priestley
On 26/02/2018
Central Secondary School, Worksop
Central Secondary School, Worksop
I remember Mr Litgib. I think he was Austrian...
By Robert charlesworth
On 23/02/2018
Central Secondary School, Worksop
Central Secondary School, Worksop
The Polish P.E. teacher was called Mr. Litegib....
By Susan Lewis (Hibberd)
On 19/02/2018