Local studies at Sandiacre Library

At Sandiacre the local collection includes books about the neighbouring parts of Nottinghamshire as well as Derbyshire.

Resources available at Sandiacre include:

  • Local books including a few theses and other unpublished works on the local area, for example D. A. Gore's History of Sandiacre in the 19th century and D. Fielding's Geographical study of the parish of Sandiacre

  • Electoral registers for the town, 1976-1998

  • A map collection giving coverage of the town and two to three miles around, with O.S. mapping at most dates and scales from 1880 to the 1980s. A guide to the collection is available

  • Around 400 photographs of Sandiacre and area

  • A news cuttings file taken from a range of local papers recording local events from 1973 to the present

  • A set of census returns for the immediate area

  • Microfilmed copies of the Ilkeston Pioneer from 1853 to 1950.

Go to Sandiacre Library.