October 2021

Readers of last month’s article about the Edwinstowe Cricket Club, may be interested to know that there are some copies of the Commemorative brochure (price £3) available from Stone Treasures in the Craft Centre, Edwinstowe.

An enquiry has been received from a gentleman who emigrated to Australia in 1972, having been born on the Welbeck estate, and had ancestors in Edwinstowe.  He provided some interesting information about his family, which has been added to the website, and the location of family gravestones in the church yard have been forwarded to him.

Images on the website have been in demand, with one used for inclusion in a forthcoming publication about Nottinghamshire Literary History, and others for use as part of a Heritage Hub in a local Aurora Wellbeing Centre.

The school photos stirred memories, with people contacting the Society after recognising themselves or family members, and putting names to faces.  This is always useful information to have.  The Society continues to work with St Mary’s School which used the new Village Trail for children as part of their school work. By all accounts this was a successful project.

Committee members visited Edwinstowe Hall where businessman, Nik Teal, showed them the work he was undertaking to return the Hall to a comfortable residence once again, after being used for different purposes over many years.