Geoffrey Bond Research Award 2018, The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire

Can we remind researchers that up to £2000 is available for people undertaking research into Nottinghamshire history. This is thanks to Geoffrey Bond’s generous grant of £1000 together with another £1000 from Thoroton funds. Applications are invited from individuals or societies which will need to be sent to the Honorary Secretary of the Thoroton Society by 1stSeptember 2018 at

Details of the terms and conditions are available on the Thoroton website at or contact Barbara Cast as above.

In 2017 awards were made to Southwell Community Archaeology Group for its community archaeology project to research, compare and document the wall-paintings in the Saracens Head, Southwell, and also to Bassetlaw Christian Heritage for its project to identify, research and document information on the unique part the Bassetlaw area played in Christian history and which is held in document form in archives and churches, and also orally.

It is hoped that more individuals and groups will apply for this useful financial support for their research in 2018 and we would urge all researchers to consider whether they could be helped in their endeavours by a grant.

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