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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
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28 November 2023 / Book

Introduction Tollerton has two churches – St Peter’s Church, the Anglican Church located on Tollerton Lane, and the Tollerton Methodist Church on the corner of Burnside Grove and Stanstead Avenue.…

28 November 2023 / Book

The Grantham Canal lies close to the northern boundary of Tollerton and was the last major waterway to be built in Nottinghamshire. As you travel from Tollerton towards Gamston it…

26 October 2023 / Book

Prior to the 1900s, many residents would have travelled by foot, bicycle or horse and the wealthier by horse and carriage. Travel would have been very limited and the roads…

31 August 2023 / Book

Introduction In Victorian England, a person’s social class determined many things during his or her lifetime, including education, medical treatment and jobs. In terms of education, the poorer children would…

28 July 2023 / Book

Introduction Farming is an important part of our village’s heritage. Reports in 1795 suggest that wheat and barley were the principal crops, followed by oats and beans. Potter (1929) said,…

26 May 2023 / Book

IntroductionTollerton Hall has an extensive and fascinating history. It is a Grade II listed building so is of architectural significance as well. The image below shows the Hall and grounds…