Sutton-in-Ashfield by Andrew Nicholson with Matthew Reid


A list of books and articles on aspects of Sutton-in-Ashfield’s history is available on the Nottinghamshire Bibliography Online.

A selection of key books and articles extracted from the Nottinghamshire Bibliography is listed below.

Bonser, G. G., A History of Sutton-in-Ashfield, [Sutton-in-Ashfield?]: privately published, [1949], 178 p.

Chapman, S., 'Sutton-in-Ashfield: The Unwin dynasty and the bag hosiers', The Nottinghamshire Historian, No. 86, Spring/Summer 2011, 10-14.

Chapman, S. D., 'Pretty Polly in the World Hosiery Industry; The Rise of a Small Firm in a Highly Competitive Fashion Market', in Birley, S. (editor), European Entrepreneurship: Emerging Growth Companies, [no place of publication]: European Federation for Entrepreneurship Research, 1989, 54-74.

Clay-Dove, W., Paging the Past. Sutton-in-Ashfield: The Place and its People. A Selection of Articles Published in the Notts Free Press, Sutton-in-Ashfield: Buck, 1987, 221 p.

Clay-Dove, W., Sutton-in-Ashfield In Old Picture Postcards, Zaltbommel, Netherlands: European Library, 1984

Clay-Dove, W., Sutton-in-Ashfield in Times Past, Brinscall, Lancashire: Countryside, 1978

[Lindley, L.], History of Sutton-in-Ashfield; or, Past Links With the Present, Sutton-in-Ashfield: Lindley, 1907

Mastoris, S. and Groves, S., Sherwood Forest in 1609: A Crown survey by Richard Banks, Thoroton Society Record Series, 40 (for 1992 and 1993) (1997)

Mee, A., The King's England: Nottinghamshire, Hodder & Stoughton, 1938

Smith, J. Barrie (compiler), Sutton-in-Ashfield, from the W. H. Pickard Collection (Britain in Old Photographs), Stroud, Gloucestershire: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1996

Stroud, G., Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire Extensive Urban Survey Archaeological Assessment, [West Bridgford]: Nottinghamshire County Council, 2000


‘13th November 1811: Mass Luddite attack at Sutton-in-Ashfield’, The Luddite Bicentenary 1811-1817 [ : accessed 6 May 2021]