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Archive of posts published in the category: Buildings and structures

NOTTINGHAM SUBURBAN RAILWAY

These notes were provided for VLHG members as background reading prior to our walk on…

Belle Vue Reservoir

History Trevor Buck (in a paper entitled ‘Corporation Oaks’, 1983) tells us that Thomas Hawksley…

The Windmills on Forest Road

Michael Smith has an old connection with the Vernon Arms and I spotted these two…

St Andrew’s Church

Mansfield Road /Mapperley Road Nottingham Talk will cover: Background to the building of St Andrew’s…

27 Mapperley Hall Drive

This is a personal view, but I think there are three different aspects to researching…

The Gordon Boys’ Home

1. Introduction This presentation covers the whole period from 1885 when The Gordon Boys Home…

The History of 4 Cranmer Street, Nottingham

With the passing of the Enclosure Act for Nottingham in 1845, the Enclosure Commissioners (Secretary…

Forest House & Nottingham Children’s Hospital.

When Edwin Patchitt died without heir in 1888, Thomas Isaac Birkin (1831 – 1923) bought…

A HISTORY OF ALL SAINTS CHURCH

What to expect. This story was first told as a commentary on the maps and…