Category: History

Mapperley Hospital (1930s)

Many thanks to Martin Sarsfield for uploading this cine-camera footage from Mapperley Hospital and St Anns Hospital in the 1930s. The video is 25 minutes long and has no sound. Much of the footage is of the Sports Days of [ … ]

Mapperley in World War II

Paul Key, a member of the ‎Mapperley Local History and Preservation Group recently posted about the anti-aircraft defences that were installed in Mapperley during World War II. These were in the area of what is now the Nottingham Academy on [ … ]

Gedling Miners Welfare FC

Mapperley’s senior football club are Gedling Miners Welfare FC, known as The Miners. Their Plains Road ground has seen a remarkable transformation from virtually a ‘parks pitch’ 12 years ago to what is now probably the best amateur ground in [ … ]