The following publications are all published by the Gotham and District Local History Society and are available by post from Mr. Graham Essex, 12 Curzon Street, Gotham, Nottingham. NG11 0HQ. Also, either at the monthly Society meetings or, by ordering through e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org
Gotham Tapestry 2000 edited by Sybil Dabell.
This book is history in stitches. Local people made a tapestry for the Millennium and each page has a colour picture of one square and the history that goes with it.
Eg. Curates House / Green man / Cuckoo Bush Inn
Format: A5 44pages
Price: £6-00 p&p inc
by Sid. Bradbury the Gotham Thatcher.
Published in 1981 reprinted in 2000
A thatcher’s life in the villages of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire. He talks of other thatchers, village people and amusing happenings as well as the houses he thatched, with some drawings.
Format: A5 29 pages
Price: £3-00 inc p&p
Days recalled of active service rendered during the First World War of 1914 to 1918 By Pte S.Bradbury Royal Sussex Regiment.
A small diary kept during part of WW 1 and then written up in more detail when it was all over with sections on The Somme and Palestine
Format: A5 36pages
Price: £3-00. inc p&p
Written by a number of local contributors in 2003.
The introduction describes the origins of the Gotham Tales in the 12th century. This is followed by updated versions of these tales penned by some of the people who took part in the three-day enactment event in 2003.
Format: A5 40 pages including cover.
Price: £6-00 inc p&p