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Can you help identify names and dates (where needed) for these recently contributed photos?

Farnsfield Home Guard Photo 1939-45

Scouts & Guides Cinderella Panto 1950s

Dancing Class photo from CHAD ?year

If you can help – please use our contact page and we will amend details. Thanks FLHS

From time to time we get e-mails from people requesting information about long lost relatives, places of interest, past events etc.  This page shows some of the requests we have received.  If you can supply any information  concerning any of these requests please do so by following this link to the ‘I Can Help’ form and we will pass it on.


Date of enquiry:                         27th   August 2010

Family Name:                             The Wragg Family

Information already known:

Eliza, Henry, Francis and William Wragg were all born in Farnsfield between 1842 and 1849.  Their Father was George and Mother Ann.  George was a brick and tile maker.

It is known that Henry was born in 1845 and died in 1908, he became a policeman and later went on to become Newark Town Hall Keeper, a position he held for several years.

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Information Requested:           

Any information regarding the family for that period. Where they lived, or any church records held.


Date of Enquiry:                          5th October 2010

Family Name:                               Francis Tipping

Information already known: 

Francis (Frank) Tipping was born in Farnsfield and could possibly have been living with his uncle William Tipping at the time of the 1861 census

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Information Requested:    

Help with researching the family name.  


Date of Enquiry:                          7th February 2011

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Information Requested:

Are there any records concerning the Farnsfield Lock Up; the people jailed there and the crimes committed?

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Farnsfield Home Guard

Scouts and Guides Panto - Cinderella 1950s

Dancing Class