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1940s at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
When a new batch of “rookie” students arrived at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School they were split alphabetically into three groups ...
A Whitegates Mystery.
A puzzle, with maybe a simple explanation. The Whitegates public house stands on Clipstone Road East, Forest Town. The pub ...
A WW2 Mystery
As a casual visitor you sometimes notice things that local people pass by on a daily basis without giving a ...
Argosy Players at the Palace Theatre
Very little appears to be known about the weekly repertory plays at the Palace Theatre in Mansfield. The Argosy Players, ...
ASDA Open Day 25th October 1998
Photographs taken on a special Open day before the new Mansfield store on Old Mill Lane, Forest Town officially opened in October 1998
Carter Lane First School Plays
Christmas 1937 - - Going to the Cinema
A look at Mansfield Cinemas Christmas 1937
Church Army Van
Visit to St Michaels, Underwood, Selston
Clumber Street from the 60's/70's
Memories of Clumber Street in Mansfield as we knew it from the 60’s/70’s from my collection . I’m sure some ...
Coal and Dialect of the East Midlands
Coal mining for many years was a crucial part of the East Midlands but since 2015 all mines have now ...
Cupits Shop Clipstone - Then & Now
Two photos of shops at Clipstone
This lovely old photograph (courtesy of J Baylis) was taken in the grounds of the Forest Town Institute, it is ...
Early days at Ethel Wainwright Junior School
Easter Sunday - Forest Town Methodist Church
The cross before the Easter service in church and afterwards as everyone came out with flowers to decorate it, singing ...
Entrance and Yard to Arthur Richardson & Son Ltd Wholesale Grocers.
This photograph taken by myself in the 60’s/70’s depicts the yard/entrance to the company called Arthur Richardson and Son Ltd ...
Reading the many fond memories recorded by so many ex-Moor Lane pupils reveals what a profound and last effect the ...
Girls Grammar School, Mansfield
Barbara Butler has kindly sent in this photograph of The Girl’s Grammar School.
Harlow Wood Orthopaedic Hospital
Three more photographs from the hospital at Harlow Wood.
Henley High School (A former private school in the days before Ofsted!)
The school photo was taken at the rear of St. Marks Church, Mansfield, and the school was held in Henley Hall ...
Hill Crest & Fields near Old Mill Lane
These photographs were taken in November 1991. The property ‘Hill Crest’ is still there today situated up Stinting Lane, off of Old ...
Images relating to James A. Taylor Ltd. A bit of a Mystery!
These photos which were inherited from a friend are a mystery as we know nothing about the firm or the ...
Joyce Baker, nee Hargreave of Woodhouse Quaker Meeting.
My mother, Joyce Hargreave was from the Atkin family in Woodhouse and was a ‘birthright’ member of the Quaker Meeting; ...
Mansfield Museum entrance
Entrance to the Mansfield Museum from my collection taken around 60’s/70’s changes I’m sure have taken place since then. More ...
Mansfield Station Railway Special
I worked on the railway in the early 60s as a fireman on steam engines and well remember Mansfield station. ...
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