Bassetlaw and the surrounding area has a long and fascinating history. You can travel around the district and wider county of Nottinghamshire from home, and connect to local stories, people and places through the websites of organisations and groups, dedicated to our local history and heritage.
We hope you enjoy browsing through their websites and learn about the fascinating history on our doorstep. Please let us know if we have missed any.
If you need support to access these links please let us know. Contact Ruthie Boys (Heritage Engagement Officer) at email@example.com
Inspire libraries love to help you discover and celebrate local history. Their local heritage collections act as a memory bank of Nottinghamshire life.
Read about Nottinghamshire past through the memories and photographs of the people who live here. You can create your own pages or add comments to those already on the site. Register to get involved.
A website designed to provide a guide to the heritage resources of the county, and a history of Nottinghamshire featuring the latest research.
The district council has a number of pages on its website dedicated to the history of Bassetlaw.
The Pilgrim Roots heritage project is led by Bassetlaw District Council and commemorates the 400th anniversary of the Mayflowers voyage and the stories associated with it.
A website for local historians and genealogists, making accessible a wide range of books and articles reflecting the rich history of Nottinghamshire.
The museum situated in Retford tells the story of North Nottinghamshire from its earliest people to the present day.
Explore a wonderful gallery of photographs and read unique stories from Workop's past.
Other Useful Links
Search Historic Englands 'National Heritage List'. Learn the details of all locally protected historic buildings and sites - listed buildings, monuments, protected wrecks, registered parks and gardens and battlefields.
From Bassetlaw District Council
Below are a list of useful links;
Aurora Wellbeing Centres
Registered Charity 1166462
Tel: 03000 111 202