School & Childrens Games

Edited and Compiled by Paul Nix

Memories of Meadow Lane Primary School Chilwell in 1955. Queueing up on the first day with the line right out of the front door on to the street. The reason being mothers and children had to see the Headmistress to fill in forms! Consequently children trickled into the new class all day. Also memories of listening to stretch and grow programme on the radio. At the same time we had to do all the actions. Christmas parties where mothers had to provide all the jelly and sandwiches. Coal delivery day for the boilers.
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About nottinghamhiddenhistoryteam

Originally formed in 1965 to try to save or at least record before destruction the cave sites continually discovered during the major redevelopment of the City that took place in Nottingham in the 1960′s. Almost every day new sites were unearthed and destroyed before anyone was notified; last thing they wanted was someone telling them to stop what they were doing; TIME is MONEY. The word HIDDEN in the Team’s title is because a lot of what was being invisibly lost in the redevelopment was our early history in the caves, they are under most, if now all, of Nottingham. In the 80’s and 90’s the Team conducted with the help of Dr Robert Morrell and Syd Henley, research and work on Nottingham’s history, folklore and local archaeology. The Team published quarterly magazines on their findings. The Team lapsed for a few years after the death of Paul Nix who was the team leader for thirty plus years. The Team has reformed and is now back working on Nottingham local history. On this blog you will find a series of history, folklore and archaeological related articles and information. Most of the material published will be specifically related to Nottingham/shire local history.
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