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Lenton, Nottingham
Lenton is an area of the City of Nottingham in the county of Nottinghamshire,England.
Politically, it falls within the Nottingham South constituency.
The name 'Lenton', is derived from the River Leen, which runs nearby.
Lenton is largely a residential area.
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New Electronic Copies of Back Issues of Lenton Times

During the current Covid-19 lockdown we have been busy creating electronic versions of some of the earlier editions of Lenton Times. A small number of coloured illustrations have been included where appropriate. The magazines are in PDF format and viewable on PC's, laptops or mobile devices.

New electronic copies of Lenton Times now available:- Issue 11, Issue 12, Issue 13, Issue 14, Issue 15, Issue 16, Issue 17, Issue 18, Issue 19, Issue 20, Issue 21 and Issue 22.
Also, click here for the Back Copies Index

Please Note - Lenton Local History Society's programme of events are either cancelled or still to be confirmed

Lenton Times Issue 42

Available NOW as a PDF Download - incorporating colour images where available

Six Degrees of Separation: From the Beatles to Lenton - Nottingham’s National Shell Factory - Private William Edward Davis – Cottesmore Boys School Recalled - The Original Red Cow Pub - George Henry Maltby of Nottingham Forest F.C. & the Red Cow, Lenton – Ballooning and Nottingham – 200 Years Ago: The First Balloon Flight From Nottingham – Some Highlights of Balloon Flights in Nottingham - Our Sponsor’s Story – Society Snips

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J. Spree - Nottingham Postcard Publisher

John Henry Spree (1869-1932), one-time Lenton resident, was a prolific publisher of picture postcards using his own photographs, not only of Nottingham and the county but also of villages in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.

Our website currently contains postcards of Nottingham: Basford, City Centre, Lenton, Sherwood, University/Highfields Park, Victoria Embankment/Trent Bridge, Wollaton, Wollaton Park and Estate. Nottinghamshire: Blidworth, Car Colston, Cropwell Bishop &, Cropwell Butler, East Bridgford, Gedling, Gonalston, Hickling, Sibthorpe, Trowell, Whatton, Willoughby on the Wolds. Derbyshire: Chee Tor, Marpool, Somercotes. Leicestershire: Long Clawson, Old Dalby: Saxelby. Lincolnshire: Anderby Creek, Huttoft, Mumby, Sutton on Sea, Woolsthorpe.

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Lenton Local History Society - Electronic Membership

Electronic Membership for 2020 provides: an electronic download in pdf form of this year's Lenton Times [May 2020] - a Lenton Times electronic backcopy of your choice - electronic download of the Lenton Messenger - access to the Society's online picture & newscuttings archive - a digest of Lenton news for 1937 & 1947 - plus a little research on your behalf at Nottinghamshire Archives should you require it

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Hillside 1930s

Lenton Gallery

Shows photographs of the Lenton, Dunkirk & Wollaton areas Past and Present

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Lenton Listener magazine

The Lenton Listener

Selected articles from the magazine produced for Lenton Community Association between 1979 and 1988

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Back Issue No.25

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

Nottingham at War: 1914-1919 & Lenton: A Suburb's Sacrifice

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 2020

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Godfrey's History of Lenton 1884

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

Lenton Local History Society

General information about the Society, current programme of events and contact details

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Highfields Park

Website Revamp

We are currently changing the way the website looks. To see what the new version of Highfields Park looks like click here.

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.

Research at the National Archives, Kew

Professional help offered for those wishing to access material from the National Archives

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