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

Plague in Bleasby. A Nottinghamshire Village Survives its Summer of Death - By Malcolm Noble The plague of 1604 reduced the population of Bleasby, Nottinghamshire, by 30%, a demographic deficit that would not recover for two generations. Family documents and local records […]
What Buys a King’s Shilling? - Look out for this new novel by local author Terence Woolley. Terry’s new novel  tells the story of an honest soldier who returns to Nottingham,  the town of his birth, […]
Pauper Prisons: Pauper Palaces - A new collection of nine essays about how poor people in the east and west midlands of England experienced life from 1834 to 1871 under the New Poor Law. Edited […]
The Horsepools – Four Brothers and Cricket in Bingham - James, John, William and Stephen Horsepool were born in Nottinghamshire’s market town of Bingham and played a pivotal role in establishing the town’s early cricket team.  With an eye on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]