Our Nottinghamshire

Our Nottinghamshire is a community history website highlighting some of the wonderful characters, places and memories from around our County.

The story of Tom Flower from Radcliffe on Trent came to light purely by chance...

Back in 1953, a house purchase in Radcliffe-on-Trent brought with it a set of slim wooden drawers,  made for the storage of sheet music.  For many years these drawers did service as a sewing box, and only  later a collection of documents, letters, and family photographs dating from the First World War was found in the bottom drawer.

The papers are related to a Lance Corporal Thomas Flower who served with the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters...(Read the full story here)