Sport by Dr Denise Amos


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Brunton, J. and Smart, A.Ice rink memories: a nostalgic look at the Ice Stadium's past, Bygones, a Nottingham Evening Post special publication, no. 65, Nottingham: Brunton, J; Smart, A, 2002, 27 p. (Notes: Illustrations. )


Weir, C., 'Whiffs and Skiffs: The Early Days of the Nottingham Rowing Club', The Nottinghamshire Historian, No. 25, 1980, 16-[17]. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'The Britannia - Centenarian Rowing Club', Nottingham Topic, - , Oct 1969, 88-[89]. (Notes: Illustrations. Britannia Rowing Club.)

Lowndes, K. E., 'Nottingham's Rowing Clubs - Their Contribution to British Rowing (Nottingham's Sporting Clubs, 1)', Nottingham Observer, 15(120), 1966, [40]-[41]. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'Nottingham Boat Club (Famous Nottinghamshire Rowing Clubs, 3)', Nottingham Observer, 8(57), 1961, 48-49. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'Nottingham & Union Rowing Club (Famous Nottinghamshire Rowing Clubs, 2)', Nottingham Observer, 7(53), 1960, [48]-49. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[No author stated], 'Nottingham Britannia Rowing Club (Famous Nottinghamshire Rowing Clubs, 1)', Nottingham Observer, 7(51), 1960, 46-[47]. (Notes: Illustrations.)


[Newton, M.], 'Swimming in the Hucknall District', Hucknall Torkard Times, Issue 14, March 2000, [5]-[7]. (Notes: Illustrations. Bibliographical references and primary sources used.)



[Zaleski, S.], 'Lenton Church Athletic Cricket Club', Lenton Times: the magazine of Lenton Local History Society, No. 22, April 2005, 23-26. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Newton, D., 'Tales from the Lenton boundary (Lenton United Cricket Club)', Lenton Times: the magazine of Lenton Local History Society, No. 19, February 2003, 26-27. (Notes: Reminiscences of cricket in Lenton in th e1920s. Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Bothamsall Cricket and Cricketers: A Brief Essay to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Founding of the Present Village Club in 1926, [Haughton: privately published], [1976], 28 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Bestwood Park Cricket ClubA Hundred Years at Bestwood Park, 1868-1968 ... Souvenir Programme, [Bestwood Park], [1968], - . (Notes: A Short History of Bestwood Park and Bestwood Park Cricket Club', [7-8], illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Nottinghamshire cricket grounds : being a tour and survey of 463 past or present grounds in the County with a ploughman's lunch or two, Nottinghamshire: Nottinghamshire County Council, 2001, 142 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P. and North, E.M. (compilers)A report on cricket grounds in Nottinghamshire, P. Wynne-Thomas and E.M. North, 1999, 3 volumes. (Notes: [Vol. 1] Annesley-East Drayton; Vol. 2 East Leake - Ranby; Vol. 3 Ratcliffe on Soar -Wysall.)

Jackson, M., ''Dodge' - a cricketing hero', Old Mansfield Society, Mansfield: the last century, [Mansfield]: Old Mansfield Society, 1991, 57-59. (Notes: William Wilfred 'Dodge' Whysall (born 1887). Illustration.)

Jennings, G.Nottinghamshire Cricketers on Old Picture Postcards, 'Yesterday's Nottinghamshire' Series, no. 4, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire: Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1990, 36 p. (Notes: Subtitled: 'A selection of picture postcards featuring scenes during the past century, with informative captions'.)

Browne, E. S., 'English Tour to America, 1879', Cricket Statistician, no. 37, 1982, 17-24. (Notes: Illustrations; continues in no. 38 (1982), 20-22; no. 39 (1982), 29-33. Most of the players were from Nottinghamshire.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Milestones of Nottinghamshire Cricket, [no place of publication: privately published], [1981], 16 p. (Notes: A chronological history of cricket in Nottinghamshire.)

[Wynne-Thomas, P.], 'A Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Cricket Books', Nottinghamshire Scorebook, 1(1), 1980, 16. (Notes: Continues in 1(2) (1980), 13; 1(3) (1980), 21-22; 1(3) [correctly 4] (198-), 14; 2(3) (1981), 18-19. Apparently unfinished.)

Langdale, G. R.A History of the Bassetlaw & District Cricket League, 1904-1978, [Worksop]: Management Committee of the League, [1979], 85 p.

Goulstone, J.Early Club & Village Cricket. Second edition, [Bexleyheath?: privately published], 1973, - . (Notes: 'Nottinghamshire', [82]-[86]. First edition, 1972.)

Warsop, K., 'The Early Cahn Matches', Cricket Quarterly, 8, 1970, 20-24.

Wynne-Thomas, P., 'Cricket Notices and Memorabilia from the 'Nottingham Review'', Cricket Quarterly, 6, 1968, 159-162. (Notes: Covers 1820-1839. Continued by 'Some more on Notts Cricket', Cricket Quarterly, 7 (1969), 95-96; covering 1810-1819.)

Simpson, R. T., 'Nottinghamshire's Notable Part in the Growth of Cricket', Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, 104, 1967, 134-142.

Warsop, K., 'The Status of the Cahn Matches', Cricket Quarterly, 4, 1966, 140-141.

Warsop, K., 'Sir Julien Cahn's XI - Statistics', Cricket Quarterly, 2, 1964, 235-247. (Notes: - | Publication type: Article in serial | Place: Nottinghamshire | Subject: Culture, recreation, etc. > Sports > Cricket > General | eBook: - | ISBN/ISSN: - | Id number: 4238)

Snow, E. E., 'Sir Julien Cahn's XI', Cricket Quarterly, 1, 1963, 55-59, 130-135, 168-176. (Notes: Continues in 2 (1964), 35-43, 72-81. Reprinted with same title, Evington, Leicestershire, [privately published], 1964. 60 p., illustrations. )

Ashley-Cooper, F. S.Nottinghamshire Cricket and Cricketers, Nottingham: Saxton, [1923?], 410 p. (Notes: Bibliography.)

[Sutton, J. F.]Nottingham Cricket Matches, from 1771 to 1865; With an Introductory Chapter, Descriptive of the Local History of the Game; And Brief Sketches of the Principal Players. [Second edition], Nottingham: Sutton, 1865, 118 p. (Notes: First published as Nottingham Cricket Matches, from 1771 to 1853. 1853.)

Rijks, M.The eccentric entrepreneur: a biography of Sir Julien Cahn, Bt. (1882-1944) : the story of an early twentieth-century eccentric, a philanthropic business visionary with a passion for cricket, magic and social climbing, Stroud, Gloucestershire: The History Press, 2008, 218 p. (Notes: Illustrations, portraits. Bibliographical references and index. )

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Ledbetter, J.Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club: 100 greats, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2003, 128 p. (Notes: Biographies of 100 players, with detailed statistical information and illustrations. Includes William Gunn, Tom Wass, Harold Larwood, Gary Sobers, Richard Hadlee, Clive Rice, Reg Simpson and Derek Randall.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club: First-class Records, 1826-1995, Scredington, Lincolnshire: Limlow Books, 1996, 122 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.The History of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club ... With a Personal View by D. Randall (Christopher Helm County Cricket Histories), Christopher Helm, 1992, 370 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography.)

Wagstaff, E., 'Cricket, Lovely Cricket', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , May 1989, 64. (Notes: Trent Bridge in the 1930s.)

Dalling, H.Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club ... in conversation with N. Lucy, Urmston: Archive Publications, 1988, - . (Notes: 199 plates. Mainly pictorial.)

Jones, A. and Widdowson, A., 'The Cricketing Gunns and Their Numerous Relations', Nottinghamshire Family History Society Journal, 5(10), 1988, 32-35.

Wynne-Thomas, P.A Brief Account of the Trent Bridge Pavilion and in Particular its Museum and Library, [no place of publication: privately published], [1987], [4] p.

[Zaleski, S.], 'Arthur Shrewsbury: The Book', Lenton Listener, no. 40, 1986, [1], [7]-[10]. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Haynes, B. and Lucas, J.The Trent Bridge Battery: The Story of the Sporting Gunns, Willow, 1985, 208 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography. )

Larwood, H. and Perkins, K.The Larwood Story. Revised edition, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985, 285 p. (Notes: Illustrations. First edition, 1965.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.'Give Me Arthur': A Biography of Arthur Shrewsbury, Barker, 1985, 161 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P. and Arnold, P.Cricket in Conflict, Feltham, Middlesex: Newnes, 1984, - . (Notes: 'The Nottinghamshire Strike', 24-35, illustrations.)

[Wynne-Thomas, P.]Cricket Grounds of Nottinghamshire, Haughton: Association of Cricket Statisticians, [1984], 32 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Cope, J. and Wynne-Thomas, P.A Pictorial History of Nottinghamshire Cricket, [West Bridgford]: Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, [1982], 20 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Fairhurst, F., 'Poor Dodge', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , May 1981, 102-103. (Notes: Illustrations. Wilfred ('Dodge') Whysall.)

Martin-Jenkins, C.The Wisden Book of County Cricket, Queen Anne Press, 1981, - . (Notes: Nottinghamshire, 288-308. Mainly statistical.)

Fairhurst, F., 'From Crow-Scarer to Emperor', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , May 1980, 14-15. (Notes: Illustrations. Alfred Shaw.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Nottinghamshire Cricketers, 1919-1939, [West Bridgford]: Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, 1980, 114 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Fairhurst, F., 'A Golden Anniversary', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , May 1979, 8-9. (Notes: Illustrations. County cricket in 1879.)

Fairhurst, F., 'Another Century for Richard Daft', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , Oct 1979, 12-13. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Nottinghamshire Cricketers, 1835-1978, Cleethorpes: Association of Cricket Statisticians, [c.1979], 36 p.

Fairhurst, F., 'Match of the Day', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , Sep 1978, 7-[8]. (Notes: Illustrations. George Parr.)

Fairhurst, F., 'Arthur Shrewsbury - the modest master', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , May 1978, [97], [99]. (Notes: Illustrations. )

Wynne-Thomas, P., 'Progressive Records: Wicket Partnerships. Nottinghamshire', Cricket Statistician, no. 7, 1974, 24-25.

Mountain, J., 'Larwood - The Incomparable', Nottinghamshire Countryside (published as part of Nottingham Topic), - , Oct 1971, [8]. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P.Nottinghamshire Cricketers, 1821-1914, [Retford]: privately published, 1971, 362 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography.)

Bowes, B., 'Harold Larwood', in Arlott, J. (editor), Cricket – the Great Bowlers: Studies of Ten Great Bowlers of Cricket History, Pelham, 1968, 59-80. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Wynne-Thomas, P., 'In Search of Lost Cricketers', Cricket Quarterly, 6, 1968, 185-189.

Wynne-Thomas, P., 'Nottinghamshire Opening Partnerships, 1950-1963 Inclusive', Cricket Quarterly, 3, 1965, 24-25.

Altham, H. S.A History of Cricket. Fifth edition, by Altham and E. W. Swanton, Allen & Unwin, 1962, - . (Notes: Two volumes. Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, volume 2, pp. 104-106, 269-271. First edition, 1926.)

Bowen, R., 'The Origins of the Nottinghamshire [County Cricket] Club', Cricketer, 43, 1962, 234-236.

Lane, J. D.Surrey v. Nottinghamshire, 1851-1959 (Cricket Match History, 4), [no place of publication: privately printed], [1960], [24] p.

Arlott, J.Alletson's Innings, Epworth, 1957, 40 p. (Notes: Illustrations, bibliography. A limited edition, reprinted for the trade, 1958.)

Huskinson, G. N. B., 'Memories of Trent Bridge', Nottingham Observer, 1(4), 1956, 55-56. (Notes: Illustrations; continues in 1(5) (1956), 46-47, 58, illustrations.)

Huskinson, G. N. B., 'Recent Recollections of Trent Bridge', Nottingham Observer, 1(6), 1956, 46-47. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Carew, D.To the Wicket. Revised edition, Chapman, 1947, - . (Notes: 'Nottinghamshire', 102-116. First edition, 1946.)

Nottinghamshire County Cricket ClubNotts. County Cricket Club and Trent Bridge, [no place of publication], [1946], 23 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Catton, J. A. H.Wickets and Goals: Stories of Play, by ... 'Tityrus', Chapman, 1926, 303 p. (Notes: Nottinghamshire, 1-33, illustrations. 'Nottingham[shire]'s Native Footballers', 151-160.)

Daft, R.A Cricketer's Yarns. Edited, with an Introduction, by F. S. Ashley-Cooper. To which have been added a few Genealogical Tables of Nottinghamshire Cricketing Families, Chapman and Hall, 1926, 201 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Ashley-Cooper, F. S.Surrey v. Notts., 1851-1921 (John Wisden's Cricket Match Histories, 2), Wisden, [1922], 16 p.

[Richards, C. H.]The Famous Cricketer William Gunn: Full Account of his Cricket Career, Nottingham: Richards, 1921, 15 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Gordon, Sir F., 'Cricket', in Page, W. (editor), The Victoria History of the County of Nottinghamshire, Volume 2, Archibald Constable, 1910, 405-410 (eBook: Available online at the Internet Archive )

Grundy, W. F.A Memento of Two Great Notts. Cricketers, Arthur Shrewsbury and Alfred Shaw, Nottingham: [privately published?], 1907, 89 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Greatly enlarged from Memento of Arthur Shrewsbury's Last Match, with a Few Other Notes. 1904.)

Shaw, A.Alfred Shaw, Cricketer: His Career and Reminiscences, Recorded by A. W. Pullin ('Old Ebor'), With a Statistical Chapter by A. Gaston, Cassell, 1902, 200 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Daft, R.Kings of Cricket: Reminiscences and Anecdotes, with Hints on the Game, Bristol: Arrowsmith, [1893], 274 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Also 'Subscribers' edition', Bolton, Tillotson, 1893.)

Hitchin, S. W.A Biographical Sketch of Arthur Shrewsbury, the Famous Notts. Cricketer. With Full Details of his Chief Performances in England & Australia, Nottingham: [privately published], 1890, 42 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Richards, C. H.Nottinghamshire Cricket Scores and Biographies, from 1838, Nottingham: G. Richards, 1888-1890, - . (Notes: Two volumes, illustrations. Originally published in parts. Re-issued as Fifty Years of Nottinghamshire Cricket, 1838-1887. Nottingham, G. Richards, 1890. 82, 388 p., illustrations. Volume 3. 1888-89-90. Nottingham, C. H. Richards, 1891. 83-122, 389-492 p., illustrations. Volumes 1-3 re-issued as Nottinghamshire Cricket Scores and Biographies. 1838 to 1890. Nottingham, C. H. Richards, 1891. 492 p., illustrations. [Continuation volumes] 1891. 1891. 493-526 p., illustrations; 1892. 527-557 p., illustrations. Nottinghamshire Cricket Scores and Biographies, volume 2. 1888 to 1900. Nottingham, C. H. Richards, 1903. 83-134, 1-7, 389-808 p., illustrations.)

Browne, E. S.A Short History of Nottinghamshire Cricket, Including the Season of 1887, Nottingham: [privately published], 1887, 60 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[Shaw, A. and Shrewsbury, A.]Cricket. Shaw and Shrewsbury's Team in Australia, 1884-5. The Voyage Out - Description of Matches - Description of the Players - The Voyage Home - Batting and Bowling Averages, &c., Nottingham: Shaw and Shrewsbury, [1885], 181 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Seven of the 13 players were Nottinghamshire men.)

Spybey, F. G.Nottingham County Cricket Matches, from 1865 to 1877, inclusive, Nottingham: Spybey, 1878, 127 p. (Notes: Continued by Spybey's Annual Register of Nottingham County Cricket matches (Nottingham, Spybey), 1878-1886.)



Chaplin, R. F. and others (compilers)100 Years of Schools' Football: The Story of a Century of Work by Schoolteachers Devoted to the Development of the Great Game of Association Football in the Schools of Nottingham, 1891-1991, [West Bridgford: Nottinghamshire County Council/Education], [1991], 40 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Basford United Football ClubBasford 90 years united: The history of Basford United, [no place of publication: privately published], [c.1990], [15] p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[Zaleski, S.], 'Dunkirk Play The Game', Lenton Listener, no. 49, 1987/88, [12]-[13]. (Notes: Illustrations. Dunkirk Football Club.)

Hickling, A., 'Memories of Basford Football', Basford Bystander, issue 18, 1987, 3-4. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Nottingham. Castle Museum and Art GalleryThe Story of Nottingham Football, [Nottingham], [1983], [32] p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., 'Football', in Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., Victorian Nottingham: a story in pictures, 14, Nottingham Historical Film Unit, 1975, [61]-90. (Notes: Volume subtitled 'The Mechanics' Institute; Football; The Children's Hospital'. Illustrations.)

Mansfield Town

Retter, J. and Taylor, P.Mansfield Town: the first 100 years, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire: Glen Publications, 1997, 392 p. (Notes: [16]p of plates, illustrations, portraits.)

Nottingham Forest

Bracegirdle, D.The Legends of Nottingham Forest 1865-2007, Derby: DB Publishing, 2012, 208 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[Zaleski, S.], 'Walter William Dudly of Nottingham Forest F.C.', Lenton Times: the magazine of Lenton Local History Society, No. 29, August 2010, 3-6. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Shipley, J.Nottingham Forest champions 1977/78, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2004, 160 p. (Notes: A match by match account of Nottingham Forest's successful 1977/8 season. Illustrations.)

McGovern, J. and Jovanic, R.Forest giants: the story of Nottingham Forest F.C., 1975-80, Burton Joyce: Pineapple Books, 2003, 223 p. (Notes: Mainly pictorial.)

Jennings, G.Nottingham Forest Football Club on old picture postcards and cigarette cards, 'Yesterday's Nottinghamshire' Series, no. 43, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire: Reflections Of A Bygone Age, 2002, 36 p. (Notes: Subtitled: 'A selection of picture postcards, cigarette cards and trade cards, featuring scenes during the last century, with informative captions.')

Broughton, C.Forest ever Forest, Nottingham: Tricky Red, 2001, 408 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Bibliography.)

Hayes, D.Nottingham Forest: the unofficial A-Z, Ammanford, Wales: Sigma Leisure, 1999, 159 p.

Pulk, R.Forest rambles: Nottingham Forest 1959-1999: 40 years with the original Reds, Nottingham: Touchline '99, 1999, 266 p.

Attaway, P.Nottingham Forest: A Complete Record, 1865-1991, Derby: Breedon, 1991, 416 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Smales, K.Forest: The First 125 Years - The Official Statistical Record of Nottingham Forest Football Club, Nottingham: Temple Printing, 1991, 264 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Brown, T., 'Nottingham Forest Football Club: The Early Years', Nottinghamshire Family History Society Journal, 5(12), 1988, 38-43.

Hamilton, D.Nottingham Forest F.C., Urmston: Archive Publications, 1988, 215. (Notes: Illustrations. (not paginated). Pictorial history, 1959-1988.

Mellor, K.Pictorial Milestones of the 'Garibaldi Reds, Nottingham Forest Football Club, Nottingham: Temple, [1985?], 96 p.

Mellor, K.The Garibaldi Reds. The Pictorial History of Nottingham Forest Football Club, Buckingham: Sporting and Leisure, 1984, 180 p.

[Zaleski, S.], 'Forest in Lenton', Lenton Listener, no. 7, 1980, [1], [4]-[5]. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Lawson, J.Forest, 1865-1978, Norwich: Wensum, 1978, 111 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Reprint.)

Lawton, T.When the Cheering Stopped: The Rise, the Fall, Golden Eagle, 1973, 160 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Mumford, L.Centre-forwards: The Great Ones, Pelham, 1971, - . (Notes: '[Tommy] Lawton - The Man Who Bought Himself', 22-30, illustrations.)

Delaney, T., 'Tommy Lawton', in Arlott, J. (editor), Soccer - The Great Ones: Studies of Eight Great Football Players, Pelham, 1968, 53-67. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Turner, A. J. (editor)The Hundred Years Story of the Nottingham Forest Football Club, 1865 to 1965, Nottingham Forest Football Club, [1965], 195 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Edelston, M. and Delaney, T.Masters of Soccer, Naldrett Press, 1960, - . (Notes: 'Tommy Lawton', 131-142, illustrations. Reprinted in Glanville, B., editor, The Footballer's Companion (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962), 277-286; and, as 'Lawton- The Lightest Mover', in Frewin, L., editor, The Saturday Men: A Book of International Football (Macdonald, 1967), 197-203. )

Walker, B.Soccer in the Blood, Paul, 1960, 128 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[Botting, A. E. and Turner, A. J.]The Forest Cup Story: Nottingham Forest Players [sic] Own Souvenir Brochure, Bulcote: Peter Skinner, [1959], [38] p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Notts County

Jennings, G.Notts County Football Club: on old picture postcards and cigarette cards, 'Yesterday's Nottinghamshire' Series, no. 44, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire: Reflections of a Bygone Age, 2004, 35 p. (Notes: Subtitled: 'A selection of picture postcards, cigarette cards and trade cards, featuring teams and players from 1894 to 1952, with informative captions.')

Wain, P.Notts County: a pictorial history: the highs and lows of the world's oldest professional football club, Yore, 2004, 112 p. (Notes: Additional material provided by Colin Slater. Illustrations, portraits.)

[No author stated], 'Tommy 'Surefoot' of Notts County F.C.', Lenton Times: the magazine of Lenton Local History Society, No. 16, November 2000, 3-7. (Notes: Footballer, Thomas McLean. Illustrations.)

McVay, D.Notts County Football Club, Urmston: Archive Publications, 1988, [129] p. (Notes: Mainly pictorial.)

Warsop, K.The Magpies: The Story of Notts County Football Club. The Oldest Football League Club in the World, Founded in 1862, Buckingham: Sporting and Leisure, 1984, 191 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Warsop, K.The Notts County F.C. Record Book, [no place of publication]: The Club, [1979], 16 p.

Botting, B., 'Notts. County - One Hundred Years Old!', Nottingham Observer, 9(70), 1962, 52-[53]. (Notes: Illustrations. )

Notts County Football ClubCentenary handbook, 1862-1962, Pyramid Press, [1962], - . (Notes: 'The Notts County Story', 25-42, illustrations. )

Gibson, A. and Pickford, W.Association Football & the Men Who Made It, Caxton, [1906], four volumes. (Notes: 'Notts County', volume 2, pp. 103-110, illustrations. 'Notts [sic] Forest', 110-117, illustrations. )


Fells, D.Ben Caunt : the bare-knuckle boxer who became champion of England, D. Fells, 2003, 212 p. (Notes: Illustrations. Bilbiographical references and index. )

Bean, J. P.Bold as a lion: the life of Bendigo, champion of England, Sheffield: D & D Publications, 2002, 221 p.

Elias, G.Bendigo, 'The Pride of Nottingham', West Bridgford: Nottinghamshire County Council Leisure Services, 1992, 19 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Oldfield, G., 'Bendigo - A Local Hero?', The Nottinghamshire Historian, No. 44, 1990, 6-11.

Johnson, D.Bare Fist Fighters of the 18th and 19th Century [sic], 1704-1861, Lewes: Book Guild, 1987, - . (Notes: Illustrations. 'Dick Hill, A Nottingham Champion', [79]-85; 'Sam Turner, Nottingham Bare-knuckle Fighter', [86]-92; 'William Thompson (Bendigo), Champion 1832-1841, [100]-108.)

Cieszkowski, K. Z., 'Bendigo the Boxer', History Today, 34, 1984, 25-30. (Notes: Illustrations. Bibliography. Reprinted with fewer illustrations in Sneinton Magazine, no. 47 (1993), 13-19.)

James, D., 'Bendigo', Nottingham City News, - , Jul 1973, 8-9. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., 'Bendigo', in Iliffe, R. and Baguley, W., Victorian Nottingham: a story in pictures, 2, Nottingham Historical Film Unit, 1971, [98]-111. (Notes: Volume subtitled 'Stage coaches, broughams & hansoms, horse buses, horse trams, steam trams, electric trams, horseless carriages, the Post Office, Gordon Boys' Home, Bendigo'. Illustrations.)

Hall, H. C., 'Unbeaten Champion of the Prize Ring', Country Life, 127, 1960, 674-675. (Notes: Illustrations. W. Thompson ('Bendigo'). )

Popkess, A., 'The Fighter Who Turned to Religion', Nottingham Observer, 6(46), 1960, 42-43. (Notes: Illustrations. William Thompson ('Bendigo'). | Publication type: Article in serial | Place: Nottingham | Subject: Culture and recreation > Science > Sports > Boxing | eBook: - | ISBN/ISSN: - | Id number: 2146)

Boswell, S., 'Bendigo, Champion of England', in Shepherd, T. B. (editor), The Noble Art: An Anthology, Hollis, 1950, 129-142. (Notes: Illustrations. If reprinted, then from an unknown source.)

Miles, H. D.Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing, Edinburgh: Grant, 1906, three volumes. (Notes: 'William Thompson ('Bendigo'), of Nottingham, Champion. 1835-1850'. Volume 3, 3-45, illustrations. 'Benjamin Caunt (champion). 1835-1857', volume 3, p. 47-93, illustrations.)

Bonnell, C.Bendigo. A paper read before the 'Odde Volumes', February 24th, 1904. Reprinted from the Nottingham Daily Express. February 1904, Lions of Lambkinville series, 1 and N[ottingham] S[ette of] O[dde] V[olumes] Opuscula, 18, -, [Nottingham: privately published], [1904?], 15 p.

Wintle, T. M.The Story of 'Bendigo', The Champion Prize Fighter of England, Morgan & Scott, [19--], 49 p. (Notes: Illustrations.)

Hannan, J.The Guide to British Boxing: Or, Pugilistic Pocket-Book. Part 1., Dipple, [c.1850], 36 p. (Notes: 'Bendigo', 6-15; 'The Tourney for the championship, and ?200 a-side, Between Bendigo and [Tom] Paddock', 16-26. Biographical material apparently by F. B. Thompson.)

[Wilson, I.][Lives of William Thompson ('Bendigo')], - , - , - . (Notes: Local Studies Library, Nottingham, holds four versions of a pamphlet life of Bendigo, written in the first person but not generally held to be by him, and frequently ascribed to Ishmael Wilson: A. The Life and Conversion of Wm. Thompson, alias Bendigo, Ex-champion of England. Nottingham, J. and H. Clarke [printed], 1873. 12 p. B. The Life, Battles and Conversion of the Late Wm. Thompson, Better Known as 'Bendigo', Champion of England. Nottingham, Ishmael Wilson [printed], 1884. 12 p. C. Wilson's Interesting Account of the Life, Battles, Conversion, & Death of 'Bendigo,' Champion of England. Nottingham, Ishmael Wilson [printed], 1889. 7, [3] p. D. Wilson's Life, Battles, Conversion and Death of Bendigo, Champion of England. Fourth edition Nottingham, Ishmael Wilson [printed], 1901. 8 p., illustrations. Described from photocopy (original not located). Page 3 mentions in a footnote a death which took place in 1913.)

Other sports

Danbury, J., 'Clipstone Park Drive Speed Trials', in Bealby, J., Bradley, M., Danbury, J. and others, A celebration of Kings Clipstone: 1000 years of history. 2nd edition, [Clipstone, Nottinghamshire?]: [The authors?], 2005, 195-199. (Notes: Racing motor bikes and cars on Clipstone Park Drive in the early 20th century. Illustrations.)


Maguire, N. and Davies, J.Newark Golf Club, 1901-2001, Northampton: Byline, 2001, 160 p. (Notes: Illustrations, portraits. Index.)

Bloomfield, P. and Brewer, J. M.Hollinwell - Notts. Ladies Golf Club: a Centenary History, [Kirkby: The Club?], 1996, 113 p. (Notes: Illustrations Described from front cover.)

Taylor, K., 'Before the Golf Course', Lenton Times, issue 1, 1988, 5-7. (Notes: Illustrations.)

[Hilton, H. R.], '50 Years of the Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club', in Stanton-on-the-Wolds Golf Club, Golden Jubilee, 1906-1956. Fixtures and Competition Rules, 1956, - , 1956?, 3-10. (Notes: Described from front cover.)