Local History Books

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LOCAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION is happy to support local authors by:

  • providing grants towards publication costs
  • providing ISBN numbers for a small charge
  • promoting and publicising new books on local history

Books are generally available from a local history society or directly from the author.

Lowdham bookshop The Book Case at 50 Main St, Lowdham, Nottingham NG14 7BE telephone 0115 966 4143 www.thebookcase.co.uk stocks a comprehensive range of local history books and publications which can be found at www.nottinghambooks.co.uk

Remembering Long Eaton, Beeston and Chilwell by Julia Powell - It’s here at last! New publication ‘Remembering Long Eaton, Beeston and Chilwell’, edited by Julia Powell.This second collection of reminiscences from folk living in the area contains stories from the 1920s up to the 1970s. Are you aware that much of the so-called Nottingham lace was actually made in Long Eaton? Do you remember the […]
Exploring Nottinghamshire Writers by Rowena Edlin-White - ISBN: 9781910170366 200 pages £12.99 available from Five Leaves Bookshop Exploring Nottinghamshire Writers is a guide-book to the literary landscape of the region – three centuries and more of writers and the places that inspired them. This limited-edition case-bound book celebrates not only the obvious giants like Byron, Lawrence and Sillitoe, but dozens of others […]
Rude Forefathers: Upton-by-Southwell 1600-1666 - Rude Forefathers: Upton-by-Southwell 1600-1666 has recently been re-published by Upton local history enthusiast John Gillespie after many years out of print. It was first published in 1949 by Frank West, then Archdeacon of Newark, who used parish records found at Upton – the Churchwarden’s book and the Constable’s book – to show what life was like in […]
Letters from the Cardinal - Letters from the Cardinal will be launched at The State Chamber, Archbishop’s Palace, Southwell on Saturday 11th November 2017 at 11:30 am. In 1530 Cardinal Wolsey, having fallen from favour with Henry VIII, stayed in Southwell for four months on his way to York to take up his appointment as Archbishop of York. In a […]