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Archive of posts published in the category: Background

Parish Boundaries in North East Nottingham

Originally the parish of St Mary’s Nottingham extended out to the northern boundary of Nottingham…

Mapperley Park Geology

Mapperley Park is entirely underlain by rocks of Triassic Age, having been deposited in a…

Nottingham Inclosure Act, 1845: Why is it important today?

AN INCLOSURE is the changing of open fields, moorland and wastes into fenced areas, basically…

Using Google Earth to display and compare old maps

1882 map superimposed on Google Earth image On 2 March 2012 Rob Drury demonstrated the…

Some Sources Of Help With Your Research

This list is divided into five sections: 1. Understanding Title Deeds 2. Researching the history of…