Tollerton (Notts) Village History Group Posts

30 May 2024 / Historic Events

Our thanks go to Peggy Heason who had kept photos and newspaper cuttings of these events over the years. Kinza Evans , her granddaughter, passed these along to us which…

30 May 2024 / Historic Events

Taken from the Silver Jubilee supplement that went out with the June 2002 Newsletter and written by Hilary Heason after eavesdropping on Peggy Heason, Gwen Barnes, John Booth, Jean Read,…

3 April 2024 / Book
3 April 2024 / Book

Over the years, the village has sustained a range of recreational activities, community groups and annual events with something for all age groups. There has been a rambling club, folk…

27 January 2024 / Book

Introduction During World War 2 Tollerton residents would have seen dramatic changes in and around the village with increased activity at the airfield and the arrival of many troops. The…

27 January 2024 / Book

Introduction World War 1, also known as the ‘First World War’ or the ‘Great War’, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted…

29 December 2023 / Book
29 December 2023 / Historic Events

The Story Behind Two American Dog Tags Tollerton residents who attended the history group’s event entitled ‘The Treasure Trove’ back in 2019 may recall the story behind the American Paratrooper…

4 December 2023 / People
28 November 2023 / Book