Archive Material

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Archive

In its archive, the Society’s holds documents and photographs covering many aspects of Keyworth’s history, its trades and people. It includes original papers and photographs, as well as copies of important records held elsewhere. The scope of the collection is diverse and brings Keyworth’s history alive.

The Society maintains an archive of material relating to the history of Keyworth and it’s neighbouring villages. This archive is available to the general public by appointment with the Archivist. Requests for copies of certain items in the collection may also be made to the  Archivist using the contact page on this site.

CONTAINER DESCRIPTION
Drawer 1 ORIGINAL AND COPIED DOCUMENTS
Arranged by subject:
Keyworth In The 1890s; Education; Employment; Keyworth Families; Law & Order; Public Administration (Parish Records); Public Utilities; Poverty/Charity etc.; Sports, Pastimes & Entertainment; Churches in Keyworth; Transport; World Wars 1 and 2; Stanton and it’s Church; Population Growth; Womens Institute; Keyworth on the Map; Enclosure Of Keyworth & Neighbouring Parishes; Nottinghamshire Directories, 1895-1941; Businesses; Neighbouring Villages; Miscellaneous Items; Keyworth Choirs and Theatrical Groups; Selby Lane School; South Wolds School; Oral History.
Drawer 2, Part 1 THE ATTEWELL COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS
The Attewell Collection was discovered in the attic of 8, Main Street, Keyworth, (former Post Office) by Les Yallup during alterations after Mr. & Mrs. Attewell had left. There is no date for the discovery. Few photographs have dates but several were identified in 2006 by a member of the Attewell family visiting Keyworth.
Drawer 2, Part 2 ORIGINAL AND COPIED PHOTOGRAPHS
Arranged by subject:
Band Of Hope; Boys Brigade; Buildings; Bowls; Churches and Chapels; Football;
Drawer 2, Part 3 ORIGINAL AND COPIED PHOTOGRAPHS
Arranged by subject:
Cricket; Events; Farming; Feignies; Fire Service; Golf; Mary Ward College of Education; Military; Neighbouring Villages; Parish Council; People; Primary Schools.
Drawer 2, Part 4 ORIGINAL AND COPIED PHOTOGRAPHS
Arranged by subject::
Quorn Hunt; Tennis and Rugby; Southwold School; Sunday Schools; Transport; VE/VJ Day – 50th Anniversary; The Deborah Tomlinson Collection; Post Card Collection; Keyworth and District Local History Society.
Drawer 3 PARISH RECORDS AND CENSUS RETURNS
Covering the villages of Keyworth, Plumtree, Clipston-on-the Wolds, Stanton-on-the-Wolds, Normanton-on-the-Wolds and Widmerpool.
Drawer 4 BOOKS, MAGAZINES, PAMPHLETS AND EPHEMERA
Map Cabinet MAPS AND RELATED DISPLAY MATERIAL
THE BOB AND ROSALIND HAMMOND COLLECTION

Full Listing of Archive Material