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A Peep into the Future from 1910
A Peep into the Future from 1910
Mansfield to Sutton by air for just one penny
Mystery Church
Mystery Church
Can You Help?
The Bears of Nottingham
The Bears of Nottingham
Nottingham brown stoneware
Sutton-in-Ashfield Streets
Sutton-in-Ashfield Streets
Lanes, Streets, yards and Terraces
Retford - The Broadstone or is it 'Breadstone'?
Retford - The Broadstone or is it 'Breadstone'?
A Relic of the Great Plague, 1665
Who Remembers Hay-Box Cookery?
Who Remembers Hay-Box Cookery?
The wartime 'Slow Cooker'
Teversal
Teversal
An Introduction
Kick Partners
Kick Partners
Nottingham band from the 1980s
Curative Humours in Nottingham
Curative Humours in Nottingham
The power of 'tanner's ooze' in curing fever
1524 B.A.T. Flight, July 1943, Newton Airfield ,Notts
1524 B.A.T. Flight, July 1943, Newton Airfield ,Notts
Tom Abbott, 1385101, front, 2nd from right
Clogs
Clogs
Derelict shop
Memories of many people
Memories of many people
Are you or family mentioned - hoping so
MRS
MRS
First Helicopter Landing in Mansfield
First Helicopter Landing in Mansfield
Promotion for R. L. Jones & Co. Ltd.
Grass-track motorcycle racing in Notts and Lincs
Grass-track motorcycle racing in Notts and Lincs
Do any of these riders names stir memories?
Grass-track racing
Grass-track racing
The early days of motorcycle sport in Mansfield Woodhouse
First World War wall art at Beeston
First World War wall art at Beeston
Recently spotted 2018
Barton Buses of Chilwell
Barton Buses of Chilwell
Luxury tours advert, c.1973
The Sound of Langar Airfield in WWII
The Sound of Langar Airfield in WWII
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas narrates a raid on Berlin in 1943
Peter Brannan in London
Peter Brannan in London
An artist connected with Notts and Lincs exhibits in London
Ann (Dawn) Paulson
Ann (Dawn) Paulson
1841 London Census
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A - Z Dictionary
A - Z Dictionary
Nottinghamshire Words and Dialect
SNI or SNIDED-OUT – meaning ‘full...
By edna wellthorpe
On 21/09/2020
A Pulpit for Duck Hunting
A Pulpit for Duck Hunting
Curious historical use of church furniture
Many thanks for pointing this out, Alan. ...
By Website Administrator
On 16/09/2020
A Pulpit for Duck Hunting
A Pulpit for Duck Hunting
Curious historical use of church furniture
The attached photo is not of this church,...
By Alan Murray-Rust
On 16/09/2020
Local Ice Sports champions & Nottingham Ice Stadium
Local Ice Sports champions & Nottingham Ice Stadium
as well as the 1956 Winter Olympics, I also...
By Rodney Ward
On 15/09/2020
A - Z Dictionary
A - Z Dictionary
Nottinghamshire Words and Dialect
NYND - pronounced "nigh-hand" meaning close or...
By edna wellthorpe
On 15/09/2020
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
To Susan Campbell. Did you have blonde hair and...
By Philip Hotchkiss
On 14/09/2020
Local Ice Sports champions & Nottingham Ice Stadium
Local Ice Sports champions & Nottingham Ice Stadium
I was not an ice dancer.  I was a pair...
By Rodney Watc
On 14/09/2020
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Sconce Hills Secondary School, Newark
Memories
I taught at Sconce Hills from 1963 until 1976....
By Nick Maltby
On 08/09/2020
Basford United Football Club - pre First world War
Basford United Football Club - pre First world War
Can you help?
My grand-dad Arthur Elliott (1888-1974) played...
By Chris Beaumont
On 07/09/2020
The old meadows
The old meadows
My mum is Lavina Murphy who lived on rupert...
By Rebecca Mccartney
On 02/09/2020
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
We lived 31 Hartford St behind arcky,  Iris,...
By Grenville Astill
On 28/08/2020
Sneinton: A general history
Sneinton: A general history
History, landmarks and famous people
The year of birth appears to be a typo. William...
By Leanne Atkinson
On 25/08/2020
Red Hill Tunnel, Thrumpton
Red Hill Tunnel, Thrumpton
Great article ...
By St
On 17/08/2020
Clogs
Clogs
Derelict shop
I've only just seen your post and was...
By Valerie Saunders
On 13/08/2020
The old meadows
The old meadows
Hi Dawn, I hope you see this, I'm Lavina...
By Lavina Murphy
On 13/08/2020
The Dukeries Academy (formerly Dukeries Comprehensive School)
The Dukeries Academy (formerly Dukeries Comprehensive School)
50th Anniversary - Did you attend the school?
hi Michal,lots of people on Facebook from our era...
By Stuart Brown
On 12/08/2020
Meadow Foundry, Mansfield
Meadow Foundry, Mansfield
The history of one of Mansfield's oldest foundries
I have an apprenticeship contract dated 13 July...
By Joanne Slaney
On 12/08/2020
Clogs
Clogs
Derelict shop
Thank you for your very informative reply. How...
By Valerie Saunders
On 11/08/2020
Clogs
Clogs
Derelict shop
I've only just seen your post and was...
By Valerie Saunders
On 11/08/2020
Street Names of Retford
Street Names of Retford
The stories behind some of Retford's streets
Talking of old street names, I am wondering what...
By David Jeffreys
On 11/08/2020
Sneinton: A general history
Sneinton: A general history
History, landmarks and famous people
William Booth His year of birth is stated as...
By Brenda Shaw
On 04/08/2020
Bosworth Road Infant and Junior School, The Meadows
Bosworth Road Infant and Junior School, The Meadows
When did Bosworth school get (United?) Closed...
By Thelma huthwaite
On 28/07/2020
WOLLATON VILLAGE TRAIL
WOLLATON VILLAGE TRAIL
A Brief History of Wollaton
I attended Russel School from 1942 to to 1947. ...
By Brian Parkin
On 28/07/2020
The Fishpool Treasure
The Fishpool Treasure
A Nottinghamshire mystery
They should have stayed in Nottinghamshire  ...
By Simon Santini
On 28/07/2020
The old meadows
The old meadows
I lived at 37 Bruce Grove , right next to an...
By Pavinder kandola
On 28/07/2020
Farnsfield Local History Society
Farnsfield Local History Society
A Short History of Farnsfield
I lived in farnsfield for just one year. My dad...
By Sharon chambers
On 28/07/2020
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
Arkwright School London Road Nottingham
We lived at 17 Ryehill Cottages, left in 1973. Mr...
By Susan Ward
On 28/07/2020
An old Worksop Public House
An old Worksop Public House
Originally known as The Boat the pub was renamed...
By Alan Mitchell
On 28/07/2020
Meadows life of old
Meadows life of old
Rupert Street and Bosworth Road school
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By John Gibbons
On 28/07/2020
Clogs
Clogs
Derelict shop
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By Clays Shoe shop (Clogs).
On 13/07/2020