Retford by Andrew Nicholson

Printed

A full list of books and articles on Retford published before 1998 can be found in

A selection of key books and articles extracted from the Nottinghamshire Bibliography follows.

Primary

Trade directories

Trade directories are an invaluable resource for 19th/early 20th century town history. Leicester University has recently made the full text of a representative selection of trade directories for Nottinghamshire available online:

Newspapers

The following newspapers are available to view on microfilm at Retford Library:

Newspaper title

Dates available

Index

Bassetlaw & County Express

Mar-May 1874

 

East Retford Advertiser

1854-1859

 

North Notts Guardian

1981-1989

 

North Notts Herald

Sep 1937-Feb 1938

 

Retford & Bassetlaw Gazette

Sep 1858- Jun 1859

 

Retford & Gainsborough Times

Mar 1871 to date

1871-1913

Retford & North Notts Guardian

1990 to date

 

Retford Dispatch

Nov-Dec 1932; Jan 1933

 

Retford, Worksop & Gainsborough Herald

1889-1929 (incomplete)

 

Sisson’s Shopper

Jun 1972- Mar 1974

 

Source: Nottinghamshire County Council Library Service

Secondary





All periods

Medieval to seventeenth century

Eighteenth - Twentieth Century

Economic history

Local government and services

Schools and Education

History and archaeology

Biography and family history

Religion and churches

Culture and recreation

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West Retford