Trustee Profiles

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Nottinghamshire Local History Association is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered with the Charity Commission and managed by a Committee of Elected Trustees.

Current Trustees

Ruth Imeson

Ruth Imeson

RUTH IMESON
Acting Chairman. Nottingham City Archivist; Nottingham County Archivist; Team Manager, Archives and Local Studies, Nottinghamshire County Council; Team Manager Heritage, Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries

Ruth Imeson

Adrian gray

ADRIAN GRAY
Adrian Gray was born in Grantham in 1957 and now lives at Laneham, Notts. His books cover a range of historical topics including folk tales, crime and railway history, as well as titles of regional interest. He also contributes regularly to a number of magazines. After a career in education, latterly as an Her Majesty’s Inspector of Schools and leading national research for Ofsted, Adrian now combines his writing and historical interests with a role as a national and international education consultant with River Education Services Ltd. He is also historical advisor to the Christian heritage groups Bassetlaw Christian Heritage and Pilgrims & Prophets Christian Heritage Tours.

Jenny Sissons

Jenny Sissons

JENNY SISSONS
Lives in Brinsley. studied Local and Regional History at the University of Nottingham, where she obtained an MA in 2007. Is interested in many aspects of local history, particularly social and agricultural history. MA dissertation was about the rise and fall of the Grimsby fishing industry.
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David Anderson

David Anderson

DAVID ANDERSON
Lives in East Leake.  NLHA treasurer and membership secretary, also responsible for origination for The Nottinghamshire Historian and support for website developments. Treasurer and membership secretary of  East Leake Local History Society and Friends of Nottinghamshire Archives (FONA) committee member.
Bob Massey

Bob Massey

BOB MASSEY
Acting NLHA Secretary. Bob is a retired Theatre Consultant and Lighting Designer who has designed many theatres and performance spaces throughout the world. For 30yrs he was Technical Manager of the Bonington Theatre in Arnold Nottingham. A historian, lecturer and founder member of Arnold Local History Group and a member of cinema, theatre and aircraft research groups, an experienced speaker and lecturer for over 30yrs.
David Anderson

Judith Mills

JUDITH MILLS
PhD History – University of Nottingham. Judith is Deanery Administrator at East Bingham Deanery, Southwell and Nottingham Diocese which brings her into contact with all the parishes in the East Bingham Deanery while allowing her the flexibility to follow-up her personal interests in History. She is also an honorary Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham and has been involved with ‘Writing Our History and Digging our Past’ and ‘The Social World of Nottingham’s History Green Spaces’ projects.
Sarah Seaton

Sarah Seaton

SARAH SEATON
Sarah is the editor of the NLHA magazine The Nottinghamshire Historian. She is a former lecturer/tutor at University of Nottingham, WEA (Notts & Derbyshire) and Derbyshire County Council, offering talks/workshops on family history, social history, landscape history, talks on Common Lodging Houses of Narrow Marsh Nottingham, Family History and Autism. 
James Wright

James Wright

JAMES WRIGHT
James Wright FSA is an archaeologist and historian currently working as a doctoral researcher at the University of Nottingham.  He has formerly held positions at Trent & Peak Archaeology, Nottinghamshire County Council and the Museum of London Archaeology. His principal field of interest is Mediaeval and Early Modern architecture.
Chris Weir

Chris Weir

CHRIS WEIR
Lives in Gedling. Was Principal Archivist for Public Services at Nottinghamshire Archives and since retirement a Heritage Consultant. Has written a range of articles and books on Nottinghamshire and the City of Nottingham, undertaken research into local history and given a variety of talks and workshops to local, community and family groups. Currently on the Board of the Nottingham Civic Society,  President of the Lambley Local History Society,  Vice Chairman of Nottinghamshire Local History Association. Has always tried to encourage interest in archives and local history across the County.
Jeremy Lodge

Jeremy Lodge

JEREMY LODGE
Jeremy Lodge spent most of his career in management, research and development roles for Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. He has been awarded Masters Degrees by Nottingham Trent and Sheffield Hallam Universities.
He has worked with the Southwell Diocese/Nottingham University Church History Project and published several e-books based on his wider research on a number of churches. He is also a volunteer for the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln and with the Collingham and District Local History Society
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Past Trustees

Roger Tanner

Roger Tanner

ROGER TANNER
Roger is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee but he continues to act as programme manager for Angel Row History Forums. He also supports several other local history organisations, currently active in organising events for Pentrich Revolution 1817′.
Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes

NICK HAYES
Nick Hayes is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee.
Nick Hayes lectures in urban and medical history at Nottingham Trent University. He’s the Editor of East Midlands History and Heritage, and has also published numerous articles on the history of the area on topics such as housing, hospitals, the local press, politics, charities and voluntary associations. He’s lived in Bramcote, on and off, for most of his life.

Robert Mee

Robert Mee

ROBERT MEE
Robert is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee. Lives in West Hallam, Derbyshire, but takes a keen interest in the history of both sides of the Erewash Valley. Originally from Langley Mill, Robert is the treasurer of the Heanor Local History Society, and also of the Friends of The Centre for English Local History at Leicester University. Robert’s first degree was in Classics, but he has been actively involved in local research since 2000, and now gives many talks on local history topics throughout the East Midlands. He has published two books on the Heanor area.
John Parker

John Parker

JOHN PARKER
John is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee but continues to manage the webpage and produce the newsletter. Lives in Ruddington. NLHA member since 2010, co-opted onto Committee 2010, elected 2011, Chairman 2012. Background in finance and management, degree in Business Studies. Studied for MA in Local and Family History at the Centre for English Local History (University of Leicester). Member of The Friends of English Local History and of the editorial board of East Midlands History and Heritage magazine.

Derek Walker

Derek Walker

DEREK WALKER
Derek is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee. Lives in Eakring. Former Chairman and current Committee member of Southwell & District LHS. Past Chairman of NLHA. Author and editor of local history publications on Eakring and Southwell

Alison Montgomery

Alison Montgomery

ALISON MONTGOMERY
Alison is no longer an NLHA committee member and trustee. Worked in community heritage and archaeology at Trent & Peak Archaeology. Prior to that completed a PhD in History and then studied Heritage & Museum Management at NTU, followed by employment in various HLF projects (with organisations including the Framework Knitters Museum, The Lenton Centre and Nottingham CVS). Is interested in supporting groups and individuals to explore and share heritage, with her own research interests focusing on industrial, workers’ and charity history.