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Archive of posts published in the category: Places

Why did Whiston disappear?

1. Whiston: People who live around the hill on Mansfield Rd, which rises from the…

Nottingham’s Jewish Cemeteries

On 20th May 2009 David Snapper (who used to live, and work as a dentist,…

‘A View from the Terrace’ as seen from Esher Grove

The view of the Sports Ground from our terrace has not changed a great deal…

The History of Anglican Parishes in Nottingham

Introduction These notes are based on my informal talk at the Mapperley ‘Very Local History…

The History of Bagthorpe Gardens

Bagthorpe Gardens are between Haydn Road and Hucknall Road and have been cultivated since 1840s.…

The Forest from Waste to Allotted Recreation Ground

This presentation acknowledges the contribution of June Perry’s publication (see end) and Paul Watts’ History…

A brief history of Alexandra Park

This is a shortened note of a talk given by Christine Drew at a joint…

The changing fortunes of Bagthorpe

Where was it and is it still there? The name BAGTHORPE was in normal use…

Dangerous roads around Nottingham

I have been interested in a theme that has come up in our last few…