Closure of Co-op Junction of St Albans Road and Nottingham Road now Weatherspoons Arnold

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 Arnold Carnival        18th and 19th June  

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:  

21st June

                        Lily Ann Dawes                                    

 Will the real Duke of Portland

         please stand up!                    


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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our Guest Book 


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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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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

07.06 | 22:41

Thanks Lyne that is my ancestor

07.06 | 19:11

Any chance of seeing the photos please

07.06 | 18:57

Hi David We used to live over Beswick shop and our back looked up Saunders yard we have one or two photographs but they are not very good.

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