Basford, Cinderhill & Hyson Green


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GEORGE PALLANT’S

BASFORD & CINDERHILL

Price £1.99

A fascinating account of life in and around Basford & Cinderhill, Nottingham, from late Victorian times until 1988. Three years after a series of interviews with the author George died aged 91.

Chapters include –

  • George’s early life from 1899.

  • First World War around Cinderhill.

  • The Second World War when the bombs fell.

  • Dedication at Cinderhill Church by Flying Bishop.

  • Origins of Cinderhill Lecture Hall and the School.

  • The building of Cinderhill Vicarage.

  • The origins of Cinderhill Co-op.

  
 
 

THE MOORES

OF OLD BASFORD

Price £1.99

Read the exciting tales of Jimmy Moore and his extraordinary family from Old Basford.

  • Jimmy, himself, the sailor involved in headline news events in Samoa where a violent hurricane prevented the premature start of World War I in 1889! Later gaoled as a spy in a foreign prison!

  • Daughter Hilda who sang with Constance Shacklock.

  • Daughter Ivy a Missionary sent to India and Africa and caught up in the Nigerian-Biafran War.

  • Daughter Lucy – a house mother at a childrens’ home

  • Son Arthur – who travelled around the world as an engineer, lecturer and technical writer etc.

  • plus Jimmy’s other children Agnes, Doris, James and Norman

 
 

THE GREEN - A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME Volume One

(price £2.00)

The first edition of our Hyson Green book was a complete sell out and so we are pleased to announce a reprint. This time, for technical reasons, it will be reissued in two parts. Volume 1 is now ready and contains the following articles: -

Early Hyson Green

The Leno’s Picture House Story

The Great Dan Leno

Smith’s Brothers & Co (Hyson) Ltd

The Airman and the photograph


Hyson Green in 1853

R J Pickford’s

Sydney Smith remembered

Obituary of Sydney Smith

The Real Mary Potter


 
 

BYSTANDER CREAM

(price £2.00)

The editor’s compilation of articles published in

out-of-print editions of the Basford Bystander - Issues 1-10

Articles Include -

Colds and Chimney Sweeping

The Steaming Past - Basford’s Railway Stations

Fox & Crown and its Prison cells.

The River Leen

St Leo’s - the Story of a Church

Eddie Mellor’s Lincoln Street

Alfred Fewkes - Notts Cricketer

The Workhouse

Margaret Rose - a tragedy

Clay Tobacco Pipes

Basford Wakes

Ripley Rattlers

Northgate & New Basford



 
 

BYSTANDER BULWELL

(price £2.00)

The editor’s compilation of articles published in

back issues of the Basford Bystander Articles Include :-


Living near Northern Bridge

Oakleigh Lodge

Sankey’s of Bulwell

Jimmy Rayner’s Portable Theatre

Bulwell’s Well

The Newstead Abbey

Barber to the War Office

King Billy

Dad and footballer Bertie Mee

The Workhouse

The Workhouse’s Dr Tancred

Bulwell’s Blacksmith

Bulwell Common Plane Crash

Bulwell Vicar Shooting

Albert Street

Mr Punch - Rag & Bone man

Tragic William Haslam

Fanny’s Big Bulwell Wedding

Commercial Road

Victorian Bulwell