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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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Lenton Times Issue 44

Now available in magazine format, as well as an electronic download

Arthur Orgill and 243 Derby Road, Lenton - The Litchfields of Manfull Street, New Lenton - Bendigo and Lenton - Local Listings: Wollaton Park Housing Estate: The History and Development of a Garden Suburb - The Lenton Heliport: A Second Look - An Update on Our Sponsor’s Story - Samuel Knighton: From Milk Boy to Millionaire

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Gallery Addition – Raleigh Cycle Company

This page features various images taken inside the Raleigh factory taken from Thus We Served 1939-1945; How a Bicycle is Made (1945); and the film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning plus advertising images of Raleigh products from each decade from the 1890s to the 1960s.

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Lenton Local History Society – The January to May 2022 Programme is now available

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 9, Issue 10, 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.
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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, Clifton Grove, Lenton, Sherwood, University/Highfields Park, Victoria Embankment/Trent Bridge, Wollaton, Wollaton Park and Estate. Nottinghamshire: Arnold and Daybrook, Aslockton, Blidworth, Car Colston, Carlton, Cropwell Bishop &, Cropwell Butler, East Bridgford, Elton, Gedling, Gonalston, Hickling, Sibthorpe, Teversal, 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 2022 provides: a copy of Lenton Times Nos.44 & 45 - a digest of Lenton news for 1902 & 1881 in pdf form - access to the Society's online Flickr picture & newscuttings archive – plus an optional electronic copy of Lenton Times No.43.

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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 - 8 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 2022

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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

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Lenton Local History Society

Lenton Local History Society

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

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Research at the National Archives, Kew

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

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