Resurrecting past memories of Easter gone by in Nottinghamshire

An Easter bonnet parade, in 1970 near the Plough Inn, Main Street, Farnsfield. Please picture credit North Notts Newspapers Ltd. Image courtesy of North Notts Newspapers Ltd, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk
An Easter bonnet parade, in 1970 near the Plough Inn, Main Street, Farnsfield. Please picture credit North Notts Newspapers Ltd. Image courtesy of North Notts Newspapers Ltd, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk
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These images from Nottinghamshire archives show past memories and events during the spring period of years gone by.

This selection of images is the latest to be produced by Nottinghamshire County Council’s archives service and the Picture the Past website.

A Whit Monday Walk, from Sutton Road, Huthwaite Park, in Huthwaite, from 1907. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

A Whit Monday Walk, from Sutton Road, Huthwaite Park, in Huthwaite, from 1907. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

The Picture the Past website is managed by Nottinghamshire County Council, Derbyshire County Council, Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Highlights in this selection include spring days out, images and photographs of Easter parades and other events marking the run-up to the Easter period, and pictures of the spring time in and around the county.

Worksop

An image of a St John’s Church Communion Card, dated from the 1900s. This image is from the Cecil Brown Collection. Cards such as this were often given out at Sunday schools during special events in the religious calendar. Image courtesy of The Cecil Brown Collection, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

A Whitsuntide Walk, in Mansfield Road, Skegby, from 1918. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

A Whitsuntide Walk, in Mansfield Road, Skegby, from 1918. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

Farnsfield

An Easter bonnet parade, in 1970 near the Plough Inn, Main Street, Farnsfield. Please picture credit North Notts Newspapers Ltd. Image courtesy of North Notts Newspapers Ltd, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

Bulwell

A Baptist Sunday School procession in Quarry Road, Bulwell, in the 1900s, picture credit Nottingham City Council. Image courtesy of Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

An image of a St John's Church Communion Card, dated from the 1900s. This image is from the Cecil Brown Collection. Cards such as this were often given out at Sunday schools during special events in the religious calendar. Image courtesy of The Cecil Brown Collection, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

An image of a St John's Church Communion Card, dated from the 1900s. This image is from the Cecil Brown Collection. Cards such as this were often given out at Sunday schools during special events in the religious calendar. Image courtesy of The Cecil Brown Collection, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

Skegby

A Whitsuntide Walk, in Mansfield Road, Skegby, from 1918. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

Huthwaite

A Whit Monday Walk, from Sutton Road, Huthwaite Park, in Huthwaite, from 1907. Image courtesy of Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

A Baptist Sunday School procession in Quarry Road, Bulwell, in the 1900s, picture credit Nottingham City Council. Image courtesy of Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk

A Baptist Sunday School procession in Quarry Road, Bulwell, in the 1900s, picture credit Nottingham City Council. Image courtesy of Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council archives and www.picturethepast.org.uk