Friends of Woodthorpe Grange Park 2018

Agendas and Minutes of Meetings

Contacts and Other Information

Items of Local Historical and Topical Interest

Meeting Dates

Items of Local Historical Interest



King George V and Queen Mary visit Woodthorpe Grange Park on Tuesday 10 July, 1928.

Royal Visit 1928.pdf

King George V and Queen Mary officially open the Trent Building, University College, Nottingham, Highfields Park, Tuesday 10 July, 1928.

Coronation 1953.pdf

Program of events held in Nottingham to Celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Coronation on 2nd June, 1953 .

Service of Remembrance Mapperley War Memorial 06.07.1930..pdf

Order of Service for the Eighth Annual Service of Remembrance at the Mapperley War Memorial, Woodborough Road, Sunday July 6, 1930.

Henry Ashwell.pdf

Henry Ashwell (1828-1909) of Woodthorpe Grange.

Deserted Streets of Nottingham.pdf

 Covid-19: Selected photographs of the deserted streets of Nottingham

Nottingham Suburban Railway, Sherwood Station.

World War Two Timeline

1933 – 1945 The Road to War and Peace, a timeline of events that chart activities that took place before and after the Second World War.

1921 Woodthorpe Grange is purchased by the Nottingham Corporation.pdf

1921: Woodthorpe Grange is purchased by the Nottingham Corporation.

Accidental Environmentalist.pdf

Accidental Environmentalist: A short story of how I became involved in litter picking and caring for the environment on Woodthorpe Grange Park by Paul R. Swift

Nottingham Enclosure 1845.pdf

Enclosure, Improvement and the Rise of `New Nottingham' 1845-67 by Prof. John Beckett and Ken Brand.

Woodthorpe Grange Park Centenary, 1st June, 2022.

To read about Nottingham’s Green Open Spaces during World War 2, click on the attached illustration.