Dr Robert Thoroton by Richard A Gaunt and Adrian Henstock



Robert Thoroton, Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Republished With Large Additions By John Throsby, 3 vols (1790-1797) available on the British History Online website


Maurice Barley and Keith Train, ‘Robert Thoroton’ in Jack Simmons (ed.), English County Historians: first series (Wakefield: EP Publishing, 1978), 22–43, ISBN 07158-1309-9

John Beckett (ed.), The Thoroton Society. A Commemoration of its first 100 Years (Nottingham: The Thoroton Society, 1997) ISBN 0-85358-063-4 

John Beckett, ‘W.P.W. Phillimore (1853-1913): Local and Family Historian and founder of the Thoroton Society’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, cxxiv (2020), 183-96

John Beckett, ‘The Antiquaries, Archaeology, and History of Nottinghamshire, 1897-2022’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, cxxv (2021), 121-37

Adrian Henstock & Keith Train, ‘Robert Thoroton: Nottinghamshire antiquarian, 1623-1678’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, lxxxi (1977), 13-33

Adrian Henstock, ‘Nottinghamshire’ in C.R.J. Currie and C.P. Lewis (eds), English County Histories: A Guide (Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1994) ISBN 07509-0289-2

John Potter Briscoe (ed.), Old Nottinghamshire (London and Nottingham, 1881)

Myles Thoroton Hildyard, ‘Thoroton, Robert (1623-1678)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [available online to subscribers, www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/27371]

Myles Thoroton Hildyard, 'Dr Robert Thoroton', Transactions of the Thoroton Society, lxi (1957), 8-20

Myles Thoroton Hildyard, The Thorotons (privately printed, 1991) [UNMASC, East Midlands Special Collection Oversize Not 150.V30 THO] 

Henry Robert Plomer, Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at work in England, Scotland & Ireland from, 1668 to 1725, Oxford 1922 pp 211-12. Available online at openlibrary.Org; See also Anon. ‘Henry Mortlock One of Cromwell’s Captains’, Family Tree Magazine, March 2005.