Friends of Woodthorpe Grange Park 2018

Agendas and minutes of meetings & future dates

Contacts and other information

Items of local historical and topical interest

FoWGP’s Constitution, Equality & Safeguarding

Gardening Hints

Items of Local Historical and Topical Interest



King George V and Queen Mary visit Woodthorpe Grange Park on Tuesday 10th July, 1928.

Royal Visit 1928.pdf

King George V and Queen Mary officially open the Trent Building, University College, Nottingham, Highfields Park, Tuesday 10th July, 1928.

Coronation 1953.pdf

Program of events held in Nottingham to Celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Coronation on 2nd June, 1953 .

Service of Remembrance Mapperley War Memorial 06.07.1930..pdf

Order of Service for the Eighth Annual Service of Remembrance at the Mapperley War Memorial, Woodborough Road, Sunday July 6th, 1930.

Henry Ashwell.pdf

Henry Ashwell (1828-1909) of Woodthorpe Grange.

Deserted Streets of Nottingham.pdf

 Covid-19: Selected photographs of the deserted streets of Nottingham

Nottingham Suburban Railway, Sherwood Station.

World War Two Timeline

1933 – 1945 The Road to War and Peace, a timeline of events that chart activities that took place before and after the Second World War.

Nottingham Enclosure 1845.pdf

Enclosure, Improvement and the Rise of `New Nottingham' 1845-67 by Prof. John Beckett and Ken Brand.

To read about Nottingham’s Green Open Spaces during World War 2, click on the attached illustration.

Sherwood Historial Timeline

Sherwood Historical Timeline

History of St. Martin's Church

History of St. Martin’s Church, Sherwood, Nottingham

A Day of Common Celebration.pdf

By Paul R. Swift: A Day of Common Celebration. The day King George V and Queen Mary visited Woodthorpe Park and later to go on to open the Trent Building at the University College of Nottingham Highfields Park campus on Tuesday 10th July, 1928.

Woodthorpe Park Opening Ceremony.pdf

Courtesy of Nottingham Local Studies Library, click on the left hand image to view the programme of events that marked the opening of Woodthorpe Grange Park on Tuesday 1st June, 1922.