Worksop by Andrew Nicholson


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

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


Trade directories

Trade directories are an invaluable resource for 19th/early 20th century town history. Leicester University has recently made the full text of a representative selection of trade directories for Nottinghamshire available online:


The following newspapers are available to view on microfilm at Worksop Library:

Newspaper title

Dates available

Worksop Advertiser

Jun-Aug 1873; Jan-Feb 1874

Worksop Dispatch

Oct 1932-Aug 1945

Worksop Guardian

Mar 1896 to date

Worksop Standard

Jul-Oct 1908


History and archaeology

Biography and family history

Economic history

Local government and services

Education and Schools

Religion and churches

Culture and recreation

7 Blyth Grove (Mr. Straw's House)

Worksop Manor and Lodge