Category Archives: Strelley

1899, June, 1st: To Strelley, Used New Camera to Get View of Squire and Hall

Strelley, June 1st 1899 Today, with new camera on-board, have to go over to Spring Wood in Strelley to select the trees for felling for the Squire. While, there took the opportunity to try my new Henry Clay 4 x … Continue reading

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1898, January, 10th: Our Head Woodsman, View of the Cottage and George

Strelley, January 10th 1898 I have just had a story told to me about our head woodsman George Garment. George was born in Wilford in 1860 and used to work on the Strelley Estate. He worked as head Woodsman and while … Continue reading

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1872, December, 3rd: New Junior School for Strelley

Strelley, December 3rd 1872 I have to take John to his new school today as he is starting the new school in Strelley village built by the squire. As I was crossing from the School to the reading room I … Continue reading

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1850, April, 16th: A rest day and walk through the Squires fields at Strelley

Strelley, April 16th 1850 It is Sunday and a day of rest. The day is ideal for photography. Taking my trusty camera and saddling my horse, off I go looking on my photographic adventure.  While walking I meet the woodsman … Continue reading

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1844, Strelley, 1st: The new infants school for Strelley village

Strelley, May 9th 1840 A beautiful morning the birds are singing and the sun is bright. A day out with the wife and the camera. While walking through the village this morning there seems to be a lot of activity … Continue reading

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1831, March 10th,: Thomas shows of his breed of Pointers

Strelley, March 10th 1831 Early one morning in spring Mr Edge ask me to take his favourite dog “Nelson” out for some exercise through the fields. His time would be taken up by some gentlemen who wanted to purchase some … Continue reading

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1830, September 15th: Thomas Woodwards Walk Through Strelley Village

Strelley, September 15th 1830 Thomas and I with my future wife Mary (Bostock) were walking through the local villages this lovely Autumn day.  We started at home in Trowell and had a leisurly walk to Cossall then on to the … Continue reading

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