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Local studies publications

The following publications are available for purchase from Nottinghamshire Libraries and Archives.

A Basketful: Willow growing and Basket making in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Title:
A Basketful: Willow growing and Basket making in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire
Author:
Rodney Cousins
Description:

A book with a difference, telling both the story of basket-making in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, whilst also providing detailed research into the families who worked in the industry. 

Examining the ancient art of basket-making with willow grown in ‘holts’ along the River Trent in Nottinghamshire, this book is the culmination of over 30 years’ research.  In addition to using research from census returns, trade directories and newspapers the author presents the fascinating stories of the families behind willow-growing and basket-making.

Reviews 

  • "This book  combines local and family history research of exceptional quality…"  (Nottinghamshire Historian)

 

Published date:
2007
ISBN:
978-0902751569
Number of pages:
Paperback: 97 pages
Price:
£8.50

Ordering publications

Postage and packing £3 per book.

To request any of these publications, please print off and complete the publication order form [PDF] or contact us:

tel: 0115 9774401
e-mail: contactlibraries@nottscc.gov.uk

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