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Woodborough’s Heritage

Commemorating the centenary of the WWI armistice on 11th day of 11th month 1918

A montage of hand knitted poppies displayed on the railings to Governors’ Field

Woodborough’s Heritage

Woodborough, an ancient Sherwood Forest Village recorded in Domesday



What’s new?


The following pages were re-launched on 1st December 2018 -


Field names years 1400 and 1609 on pages 421 & 422

a new and full version of the Woodborough Enclosure of 1795 pages 423 to 432

Refreshed topics Woodborough a Sherwood Forest village page 433

also The History of Farming in Woodborough page 434

and finally Parish Records page 435


The following pages were re-launched on 1st January 2019 -


St Swithun’s Church restorations page 111

St Swithun’s Church Windows - The stories of the Saints page 112

New information about the sale in 1839 of the Cock & Falcon page 148


The following pages will be re-launched on 1st February 2019 -


Buildings of Interest page 160

Brick making in Woodborough page 161


This is a website devoted entirely to the history of Woodborough village and the surrounding parish. The subjects are wide ranging and the articles are illustrated generously with many plans, photographs and maps. Articles have been written by a variety of authors whose interpretations are their own. Suggestions for new editorial or corrections always welcome.


Our site was fully refreshed and re-launched on 27th February 2016.


There are several topics in various stages of readiness and these will be announced in due course.


You can also visit our Themed Photo Albums website and view over 5,500 photos, follow this link:-


Huge debts of gratitude are due to the following: the two Davids, John, Margaret, Michael, Pam and Paul, also special thanks to Lawrence for his technical help and support. We also thank countless other people for providing information and photographs.


Thanks also to The National Lottery ‘Awards for All’, Gedling CVS, The South Notts Rural Community Council, our local councillors John Boot and Mark Spencer and last but not least, the local businesses who support us.





Page last updated 11th January 2019

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