Welcome to Arnold Local History Group

Hand Coloured photo of Front Street


Bonington House
Birth place of Richard Parkes Bonington and our meeting place
Arnold Local History Group

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We aim to encourage and support an interest in the history of the Arnold Area and help conserve and archive material of local interest .

Meetings are held monthly on the
third Tuesday of the month at 7.00 pm
in Arnold Labour Club (Bonington House)
September - June.

(No Meeting December)

Member of the British Association for Local History

Affiliated to
Nottinghamshire Local History Association

  full details of the program see separate page

Next meeting January 20th 2015

Articles on the  history of Arnold and the area

are printed in NG5 and NG3 magazines

look for free copies

Please sign our Guest Book

for more details email 
or write

19 Shelley Road , Arnold  NG5 6HN . uk

New Pages Added

  July 2014

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pauline mackay | Reply 02.12.2014 15.57

Hi hilary, cousin, I am the sister of alan jackson, and of course my grandmother was sarah amelia Stafford, her daughter, our mother was gladys booton/Casterton

Hilary Drysdale 05.12.2014 15.07

Hello Pauline, exciting week here. Alan has my email address if you want to get in touch that way. I'm busy looking at the Booton line again.
For now, Hilary

Hilary Stafford/Drysdale | Reply 28.11.2014 10.12

To Alan Jackson, comment 26th Nov, re Stafford family. My Grandpa Samuel Stafford is Sarah Amelia's brother - we are cousins. Delighted. Hello!
Hilary Stafford

Alan Jackson 02.12.2014 14.17

I have sent you a couple of emails, one with a pic, have I sent them to the right email address?

Hilary Stafford 01.12.2014 10.09

Sorry Alan, not on Facebook, but you can contact me by this email address - hilary@bloozfan.uklinux.net Family tree to share. Thanks for getting touch. Hilary

Alan Jackson 30.11.2014 20.26

Are you on facebook Hillary?

Alan Jackson 30.11.2014 20.07

So pleased to hear from you Hilary, I never knew many of my relatives, but I knew of grandmas sister,Nellie, and their was a Phyllis who was blind.

Old Sage Chris | Reply 24.11.2014 13.24

Is there a social site for Arnold/Daybrook and the surrounding arias.

Jackie | Reply 11.11.2014 20.59

Can anyone tell me the name of the TV repair shop that would have been next to birds in front street

bob massey 12.11.2014 09.20

the shop was r hellebaut and sons orginally from belgium refugees during world war one

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Latest comments

20.12 | 16:07

Dose any one remember hatters fish & chip shop and wags it on high St or front St in arnold

18.12 | 16:43

What year would this be approximately?

18.12 | 15:51

Does anyone on here remember the sweet shop on Gedling Grove ? Mid to late 60's, I guess.

08.12 | 00:37

Yep sure is Graham. Have only met one other person from schooldays and he was a lad I put down whilst we were in 3rd year at Robert Mellor's.

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