Before the 1850s, Mapperley was a wind swept and inhospitable place in winter and there was nothing here except a few farm buildings, a couple of houses and early brick works.
Tags : local history
Arthur Shrewsbury was the mainstay of the Nottinghamshire batting line-up for over two decades and is often hailed as the best batsman England ever produced
It was back in 1791 that a worsted mill was constructed on the site of Arnot Hill Park to produce a high-quality type of wool yarn.
This will belonging to William Alvye gives an interesting insight into what life was like back in 1567
Our new resident folklorist and historian, Frank E. Earp shares the story of a brutal murder in Colwick Woods… The name of Nottingham man William Saville is writ large in the annals of criminology and social history. It holds against it the direct responsibility for the deaths of at least 21