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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 in 1609

Landowners and tenants in Woodborough recorded by Richard Banks in his land tenure survey and map of 1609 of Sherwood Forest, of which Woodborough makes up just one small piece .

The following is given with acknowledgement to The Thoroton Society Record Series 1997, Sherwood Forest in 1609. The first map depicts the whole Parish of Woodborough. To show greater detail, this map has been divided in to two halves, Woodborough Parish west and east. The list, the first gives only brief information of the plot number, the freeholder’s name, and last column provides the acreage.

1609 map of the whole parish:

The west end detail:

The east end detail:

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