Worksop by Andrew Nicholson


Bridge Street in the 1920s.
Bridge Street in the 1920s.


Bassetlaw Museum was awarded a Heritage Lottery Award grant in 2002 to enable the purchase and digitisation of 20,000 negatives taken by professional photographers Edgar Welchman and Son of Grove Street, Retford between 1910 and 1960. The photograph collection is now online and there are 1,233 photographs of Worksop from the Victorian era to the present day:

Over 1268 images of Worksop are currently (January 2009) available to view on the Picture the Past website:

Several collections of photographs of Worksop have been published:

Drawing of the Moot Hall and Ship Inn in the late 19th century.
The Moot Hall and Ship Inn in the mid-19th century.

Worksop priory and gatehouse, early 19th century.
Worksop Priory and gatehouse in the early 19th century.


Bassetlaw Museum

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Galleries

British Library

Ink drawings of Worksop subjects by Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-94):

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