Heading: Nottinghamshire people and organisations

Link to black community history pagesALBERT BALL V.C.
Albert Ball was one of Nottingham’s most decorated servicemen. He was a quiet, shy boy but became patrol leader of his local scout troop ...

Link to black community history pagesBLACK COMMUNITY HISTORY
Nottingham has long associations with the black community. In the Nottingham Journal, of Friday 8 August 1834, one week after...

Link to Lord Byron pagesLORD BYRON
George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), sixth Baron Byron of Rochdale in the English peerage, was one of England’s greatest romantic poets ...

Link to family history pagesFAMILY HISTORY
Throughout time our ancestors have suffered many hardships – war, poverty, disease and famine, they have struggled through times...

Link to Medical Officers of Health pagesFRAMEWORK KNITTERS
Before the time of Queen Elizabeth I, stockings were usually knitted by hand of very coarse woollen thread, or, if desired to be cool and...

Link to D H Lawrence pagesD. H. LAWRENCE
The controversial writer and artist, David Herbert Lawrence, was born on 11th September 1885 in the small mining town of Eastwood...

Link to Luddite pagesLUDDITES
Luddites was a term given to frame breakers, in the years between 1811 and 1817. It was coined around the mythical figure of Ned ...

Link to Medical Officers of Health pagesMEDICAL OFFICERS OF HEALTH
Until recently little was recorded about these three men, Edward Seaton, Sir Arthur Whitelegge and Philip Boobbyer...

Link to the 4th Duke of Newcastle pages4TH DUKE OF NEWCASTLE
The Fourth duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (1785-1851) was one of the most important figures in early-19th century Nottinghamshire.

Link to Nottingham architects pagesNOTTINGHAM ARCHITECTS
Ken Brand discusses the distinctive architectural work of T C Hine, Watson Fothergill and W R Gleave and their enduring legacy...

Link to Nottingham architects pagesNOTTINGHAM DAY NURSERY AND ORPHANAGE
At the end of the 19th century the main employment for working-class women in Nottingham was ...

Link to Nottingham architects pagesTHE NOTTINGHAM SOCIETY FOR ORGANISING CHARITY
The Charity Organisation Society were founded in England in 1869 following the 'Goschen Minute'...

Link to Nottingham architects pagesTHE POLISH COMMUNITY
The invasion of Poland in 1939 by the German Third Reich sparked off the Second World War which continued over the next five years ..

Link to Nottingham architects pagesROBIN HOOD
Robin Hood, renowned outlaw, adventurer and hero of old, has somehow managed to forge himself an identity ...

THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS
In 1881 the 45th and 95th Regiments of Foot were brought together with the Militia of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire...

Lucy HutchinsonWOMEN'S HISTORY IN NOTTINGHAM
Women have made an important contribution to the history of Nottingham despite their absence...

Lucy HutchinsonJAMES ARTHUR WOODFORD
James Arthur Woodford will always be remembered by Nottingham for two important pieces that remain as a celebration to his life and work...