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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
Back room of the Dial Hotel in the 70's
My parents Peter and Dora Stevenson ran the Dial from 1957 to 1978 , anyone remember them? The picture is of ...
Broomhill and rosemary school's in the fifties
This is my dear late sister Pamala Bridges class photo at Broomhill Junior School in the early fifties, she is ...
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
Clipstone Views from the Pit Headstocks
These photographs were taken by Donald Hickling in 1952 when he worked on Clipstone headstocks. Note the open spaces, the ...
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 ...
Corporal Clarke's Country Cures
This is a collection of cures from over 200 years ago. We strongly recommend that you do not try them!!!
Cupits Shop Clipstone - Then & Now
Two photos of shops at Clipstone
Two photos from the Mansfield and district works darts league in the seventies and eighties of two separate years presentation ...
Dead Mans Grave.
“Dead Mans Grave” has been listed in documents and maps for the last four hundred years and was probably known ...
This lovely old photograph (courtesy of J Baylis) was taken in the grounds of the Forest Town Institute, it is ...
Discover the Past of Warsop Old Hall
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 ...
Ethel Wainwright - some less well-known facts.
Farmilo school award winning choir.
I am Maureen Bridges nee Hutchinson and this is when the Farmilo school choir won the primary school’s choir class ...
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