Latest Website Updates - 16th April 2017
Church Street - Major revamp plus new photographs, Claude Street - Major revamp plus new photographs, Derby Road - The Three Wheatsheaves - Revamp of Lenton Listener articles, Dunkirk School - New Memories, Lenton Infants School - New Photograph 1966, Lenton Railways - New Photograph, Montpelier Road - Major revamp plus new photographs, Nazareth House - Memories, Your Research - Seeking Descendants of William Holbrook
Lenton Local History Society - Electronic Membership
Electronic Membership for 2017 provides: an electronic download in pdf form of this year's Lenton Times - electronic downloads of the Lenton Messenger - a little research on your behalf at Nottinghamshire Archives
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Lenton Times Issue 37
Available NOW as a PDF Download - incorporating colour images where available
No.83 Sherwin Road: Who Lived Here? - The Ear Foundation & Lenton - The White Hart: The Pleasure Grounds & the Prison - A Gregory Street Childhood - The Marshall Family, the Lenton Works and Gregory Street - The Lenton Railway Suicide ... or was it Murder? - Ken Allen Remembered - Local listings: Wollaton on Old Picture Postcards & Helen Kirkpatrick Watts: Suffragette 1881 to 1972 - Society Snips
Nottingham at War: 1914-1919 & Lenton: A Suburb's Sacrifice
In the 1990s the Society established a project to learn more about the Lenton men and women who died as a result of the First World War.
It has now culminated in a new publication entitled Nottingham at War: 1914-1919 & Lenton: A Suburb's Sacrifice, published by Lenton Times in association with Leen Editions.
Special Offer for 2017
We are currently changing the way the website looks. To see what
the new version of the Montpelier Road looks like click
The revised pages will be added to the site bit by bit and will take several months to complete. However it may mean that anyone who has links to a particular page may need to repoint to the revised version.
Lenton Times Back Copies
We have revamped all the pages relating to Lenton Times backcopies. There is now one index which will link you to a separate page for each issue.
Issues No.1 - 7 have now sold out. So we are providing access on the website to all the articles that were included in these particular issues.
Special Offer now available
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Shows photographs of the Lenton, Dunkirk & Wollaton areas Past and Present
The Lenton Listener
Selected articles from the magazine produced for Lenton Community Association between 1979 and 1988
Walter Milward: Soldier and Coal Miner
This is the story of Walter Milward, from Kirby-in-Ashfield who died of his wounds during World War 1.
The book is based on a memoir written by his son, Jack, but has been revised and edited by Hilary Hillier,(Walter's grandaughter, former resident of Gregory Street, Lenton and contributor to Lenton Times Issue No.36).
Click here to read more about it.
The book is available from Amazon click here for more details.
A review of
The History of the Parish and Priory of Lenton
by John Thomas Godfrey - 1884
The book was reviewed in the Nottingham Daily Express and published over four issues during December 1884 to January 1885
To read the review click here
Lenton Local History Society
General information about the Society, current programme of events and contact details
Research at the National Archives, Kew
Professional help offered for those wishing to access material from the National Archives