Laxton by Professor John Beckett


A list of books and articles on aspects of Laxton's history is available on the Nottinghamshire Bibliography Online.

A selection of key books and articles extracted from the Nottinghamshire Bibliography follows.

Beckett, J. V.A History of Laxton, England's Last Open-Field Village, Oxford: Blackwell, 1989, 340 p.

[Beckett, J. V.]Laxton, Nottinghamshire: England's Last Open Field Village, Laxton: Trustees of the Laxton Visitors Centre, 1989, 24 p.

Hickson, E.Life at Laxton, c.1880-1903: The Childhood Memories of Edith Hickson, edited by B. Wood, C. Watkins, C. Wood, Department of Adult Education, University of Nottingham, 1983, 81 p.

 [No author stated], 'The Open-Field Village of Laxton', East Midland Geographer, 7(6) No. 54, 1980 (Special edition of the East Midland Geographer. Includes 'An Introduction to Laxton', by C. D. Smith, 217-219; 'Laxton before 1635', by A. Cameron, 219-226; 'Laxton in 1635', by C. D. Smith, 226-230; 'Laxton in the Twentieth Century', by B. A. Wood, 231-237; 'A Survey of Relict Open-Field Landscape Features at Laxton', by S. G. Upex and B. A. Wood, 238-246)

Orwin, C. S. and Orwin, C. S.The Open Fields. 3rd edition. [with preface by J. Thirsk], Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967, 196 p.

Chambers, J. D.Laxton: The Last English Open Field Village, H.M.S.O., 1964, 44 p.

The Nottinghamshire Bibliography Online holds information on all publications relating to the history of Laxton and its open fields.