Old Police Station Corner of Ravenswood Road and Front Street

Bonington House, Arnold, (right) birthplace of romantic landscape painter, Richard Parkes Bonington and Arnold Local History Group meeting place

Arnold Local History Group    

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

Member of the British Association for Local History

Affiliated to Nottinghamshire Local History Association


Visit us at the Gedling show           4th September  

Meetings are held monthly from  September to June  on the  third Tuesday of the month at 7pm


Arnold Labour Club (Bonington House)

79 High StreetArnold, Nottingham. NG5 7DN

(No meetings in July, August, and December)

Next meeting:  

20th September

                        Andy McKinnon                                    

 Arnold and the Big Push!   



For full details of the programme

see 'This Year's Meetings' page


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For membership details or other information about our group please email:   




or write to:

144 Surgeys Lane, Arnold. Nottingham. NG5 8GB

telephone 0115 9200626

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alan | Reply 18.04.2016 11.12

Ann my middle son lives on park road just behind the catholic church

Ann Farrington 18.04.2016 13.01

Neighbours from Worcester Rd (no. 25) the Hough's, moved to the first house on left on Park Rd, they had a disabled son Steven I think.

alan | Reply 18.04.2016 11.11

yep that's the one I left when I was about 9 terrible place ,it was don't do this don't do that , only walk ,never run ,it was a prep school for grammer school

Ann F arrington | Reply 18.04.2016 09.04

No, live in Cheshire now but still have ties in Nottingham.

Alan | Reply 17.04.2016 22.02

Still in Nottingham?

Alan | Reply 17.04.2016 21.58

Ann After I left cottsewood I attended a prep school just round the corner ,Mrs smith was a supposedly teacher ,backed up by miss cane on Worcester rd

Ann Farrington 18.04.2016 09.44

I think I know the school, was it on the left on the way up. It was a semi detached with square bay windows, around no.11.

Kathleen Guard nee White | Reply 17.04.2016 19.07

Alan. I cannot remember the number Galway Road, but it was about the last house at the bottom, opposite the Cemetery gates. New houses were built
next door/

Alan 18.04.2016 13.33

I watched the houses being built at the back of us goodwood ave? I think dad had massive garden it's still there ours was a corner plot

Alan 18.04.2016 13.29

Kathleen I lived tuther end of Galway road no 2

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16.08 | 16:09

David-are you the brother of Roger Cope? Tony Alvey and I were reminiscing about pupils at High St Infants in 1951 and Roger was 1 of the names we could recall

06.07 | 00:02

It was also Simpson's Furniture Shop after the Co-op and before the Ernehale Pub.

29.06 | 12:07

Ebenezers chapel was where we went for morning assembly when I was at British Boys school 1956 - 1960

11.06 | 12:39

Hi sorry I have not replied sooner but we have had a busy week, give me a ring on 9268917 to make arrangements to see photos

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