Category Archives: East Midlands

East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 11 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

    • Nuthall’s Aeronaut The Life of Henry Truman, 1888-1963
    • Nottingham General: The People’s Hospital
    • Best Foot Forward The Early Years of Women’s Football
    • Welton at War: Front Line Not Home Front
    • The Silk Road to Success: The Windley Family of Nottingham
    • Learning from Lumsdale. The Industrial Revolution in a Derbyshire Valley
    • The Sack of Leicester
    • A Place of “peace and tranquility”: Welford Road Hospital in Northampton
    • Leicester and the 1918 Flu Pandemic
    • The Pure Order of United Britons – a Victorian Friendly Society

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 10 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

    • Matlock Bath: An East Midlands trippers’ paradise
    • Ronald Pope: The ‘Secret’ Sculptor
    • “They Prefer the River” Nottingham’s Trent Baths, 1857–1941
    • Ruddington: A “large and well-built village” of handloom weaving
    • Bowled Over: a “lost” 18th Century bowling green re-found at Langar Hall, Nottinghamshire
    • The mysterious tenant of Thoresby Hall
    • A voyage round my Grandad
    • Homes for Hinckley’s heroes
    • Mansfield revived
    • The leaves of Southwell

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 9 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

    • Early memories of Sheila Healey
    • Tracking East Lincolnshire’s lost railways
    • Textile tales: the East Midlands textile industry 1980-2005
    • Gainsborough Heritage Association is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary
    • Hidden in plain sight: Worksop’s other war memorial
    • Perspectives from the provincial press:
      A Lincolnshire view of women’s suffrage
    • From priory to pile: the world of John Beaumont and Grace Dieu Priory, Leicestershire
    • World War One Memorials
    • Fake news and the and the Nottingham by-election of 1803

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 8 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

    • The fighting member back to ‘The House’: Oliver Locker-Lampson, the Conservative Party and the 1918 Coupon Election in Huntingdonshire.
    • The Bayley (Red Cross) Auxiliary Hospital, Nottingham 1914 to 1919
    • “Peace Day” celebrations in Derby
    • ‘These splendid lads’: Leicester’s Clarendon Park in the Great War
    • The effect of the First World War on Mountsorrel Quarry
    • The Sherwood Forester and the surgeon who changed the face of plastic surgery
    • Leicestershire’s contribution to saving the nation from starvation.
    • Working for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    • 1918: the perspectives of a Lincolnshire home front poet
    • The Great War and its consequences: Building an archive

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 7 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

    • Voices from the archives: The Ladies of Ogston Hall
    • The National Leather Collection
    • Derby pubs and breweries during the Great War
    • Nottingham’s Great Gunpowder Explosion of September 1818
    • The National Leather Collection
    • To volunteer or not: explaining Leicestershire’s recruitment crisis, 1914-
      1915
    • Wollaton Hall
    • The newly built personality of Ralph Lord Cromwell
    • The roads of Wakerley
    • Stand Firm – Civil Defences in Newark During World War II
    • The Napoleonic Wars at home
    • Stand Firm – Civil Defences in Newark During World War II
    • Writing history

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 6 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:

  • The consequences of the Great War: Observations
    from Nottingham
  • ‘Wealthy women, bankers and clothworkers’: The lives of the nonconformist families of Brewhouse Yard, Nottingham, 1650-1750
  • RAF Balderton during the Second World War
  • Refuge in the rock: The use of Nottingham’s caves in times of war
  • The mothers of Mapperley Asylum
  • Stories from the Stone Wood – A thousand years of Charnwood life
  • Lost legends: Capturing the hidden cultural contribution of the African and African Caribbean community in the UK
  • Leicestershire’s toy story
  • Exploring the East Midlands: Involving communities in historic environment research
  • Henry Bowdon – Tales from the life of a Derbyshire country Squire
  • The Leicester Coffee and Cocoa House Company Limited

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 5 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:
  • Entertaining the community: hospital fundraising before the NHS
  • Political biographies of the early women councillors on Nottingham City Council 1920-1930
  • Preserving local history on film
  • Young criminals on the march through the East Midlands
  • The Row that Barber built
  • ‘Danse Macabre’–Witnessing the Black Death in Northamptonshire through manorial records
  • East Midlands Airport: From local airfield to regional hub
  • The stones of Wakerley Bridge
  • The social world of Nottingham’s green spaces
  • The Fearon fountain

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East Midlands History & Heritage magazine issue 4 out now!

The latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine includes the following articles:
  • Thomas Hemsworth and Ashbourne Malt by Peter Collinge
  • ‘It is on the lives of infants that unhealthy influences have their deadliest effects’: Combating  Infant mortality in Nottingham and Leicester, 1890-1910 by Denise Amos
  • Supporting king and constitution: expressions of loyalism in Leicestershire, 1792-3 by Pamela J Fisher
  • 1916: The perspectives of a Lincolnshire home front poet by Andrew Jackson
  • Cavendish Bridge The 70th anniversary of a 20th-century disaster by Jenni Dobson
  • Fieldwalking with Leicestershire Fieldworkers by Kathleen E Elkin
  • The workhouse: a lasting legacy by Katherine Onion and Samantha Ball
  • The Militia Lists and family history by Matthew McCormack

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East Midlands History & Heritage Magazine, Issue 3 out now!

magazine-vol-3--coverThe latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage magazine has the theme of ‘hidden voices’ and articles include:
  • Battle-scarred: Surgery, medicine and military welfare during the British Civil Wars
  • “Slave-trade legacies: The colour of money”: Nottingham-based Heritage Project, finalist for National Lottery Awards 2016
  • Voices from the past: The search for medieval graffiti in Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire
  • Asylums at war: Duston War Hospital, 1916-1919
  • Silent voices of the Lincolnshire poor
  • The Pentrich Revolution Bicentenary 1817 – 2017 and the strange case of ‘Oliver the Spy’
  • ‘For those women have got pluck’: The Women’s Social and Political Union in Loughborough
  • What is happening at Delapré Abbey and why do we need you?
  • Step back in time at the 1620s House and Garden, Donington le Heath
  • Menace or inconvenience? Nottingham City’s response to the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act
  • Night tales: The incident of the Rufford Park Poachers

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East Midlands History & Heritage Magazine, Issue 2 out!

EMHHDec2015coverA wide variety of historical articles in the latest edition of East Midlands History & Heritage: letters from Charlie Clarke on the Western Front to his girlfriend back in Gainsborough; the trial and execution in 1823 of three men convicted of sodomy; defamation in Nottinghamshire in the early modern period; The Battle of Waterloo and Nottinghamshire’s ‘chosen men’; the Reformatory at Mount St. Bernard in Leicestershire; Magna Carta and the Uffington
Connection; discovering the Archaeology of Rufford Abbey Country Park 2013-2015; the Mayflower Pilgrims
in the East Midlands; Ellerslie House for Paralysed
Sailors and Soldiers in Nottingham.

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