20th Century Notts: 1957-1959

20th Century Notts: 1957-1959

1957 Penny Lace (1957) by Hilda Lewis Nicholas Penny works his way up from the factory floor to a master in this gritty story of lace in the late Victorian Nottingham of which it is mostly set. Perhaps the best novel about our lace industry Penny Lace is insightful...
20th Century Notts: 1954-1956

20th Century Notts: 1954-1956

1954 Food in England (1954) by Dorothy Hartley Dorothy Hartley (1893–1985) was a social historian, skilled illustrator, and prominent author. She attended Nottingham Art School and later returned there as a teacher. Her books cover six centuries of English history but...