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Category: People

Mapperley’s World Famous Gymnasts

Did you know that Becky and Ellie Downie grew up and attended school in Mapperley? The sisters are both British Artistic Gymnasts competing nationally & internationally on the Road to Tokyo and beyond. Becky says, “Before gymnastics I studied ballet, tap and stage dance. The [ … ]

The History of Mapperley Hall

Mapperley Hall on Lucknow Avenue was built in 1792 by the Wright Family. Ichabod Wright was the second generation of a family that were bankers on Long Row Nottingham. He and his wife Harriet had 3 sons and 10 daughters. [ … ]