Timeline of Nottingham
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Prior to 17th century
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- 868 - Danes take town.
- 918 - Market active.
- 1067 - Nottingham Castle built.
- 1156 - Town wall rebuilt.
- 1232 - St Mary's hospital founded.
- 1250 - Grey friary established.
- 1276 - Carmelite friary established.
- 1284 - Nottingham Goose Fair begins.
- 1330 - "Young king Edward III and a group of conspirators crept through a secret tunnel into the city's castle and took prisoner Roger de Mortimer, a nobleman who had until then effectively been England's ruler."
- 1392 - Plumptre Hospital founded.
- 1474 - St Mary's Church built (approximate date).
- 1513 - Free grammar school founded.
- 1539 - Bell alehouse active.
- 1588 - Wollaton Hall built.
- 1642 - 22 August: Charles I raises royal standard at Castle Hill.
- 1646 - Bubonic plague.
- 1650s - Smith's Bank established (approximate date).
- 1678 - St Nicholas' Church built.
- 1693 - Nottingham Waterworks Company established.
- 1723 - Bluecoat school built.
- 1726 - Nottingham Exchange built.
- 1741 - Nottingham Journal newspaper begins publication.
- 1760 - Theatre built in St. Mary's-gate.
- 1780 - Nottinghamshire Gazette newspaper begins publication.
- 1782 - Nottingham General Hospital founded.
- 1790 - J. & H. Bell booksellers in business.
- 1796 - Nottingham Canal opens.
- 1808 - Nottingham Review newspaper begins publication.
- 1812 - Labour unrest.
- 1815 - Particular Baptist Chapel built.
- 1816 - Nottingham Subscription Library founded.
- 1824 - Artizan's Library established.
- 1825 - Nottingham Mercury newspaper begins publication.
- Political unrest.
- Waterworks open at Trent Bridge.
- 1835 - Henry Moses Wood becomes sheriff.
- 1837 - Nottingham Mechanics' Institution established.
- 1842 - Carrington Street bridge built over Nottingham Canal.
- 1843 - School of Design established.
- 1844 - Nottingham Cathedral built.
- 1845 - Nottingham Inclosure Act passed.
- 1846 - People's College founded.
- 1848 - Post Office built on Albert Street.
- 1849 - Boots the Chemist in business.
- 1855 - Adams Building opens.
- 1856 - Sacred Harmonic Society established.
- 1861 - Nottinghamshire and Midland Merchants' and Traders' Association established.
- 1864 - All Saints' Church and Christ Church, Peas Hill built.
- 1866 - August: Floral fête held in Nottingham Park.
- 1876 - High Pavement Chapel built.
- 1880 - Nottingham Corporation Water Department and Nottingham Society of Artists established.
- 1883 - Nottinghamshire Amateur Photographic Association established.
- 1890 - Raleigh Cycles in business.
- 1897 - Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire established.
- 1900 - Nottingham Victoria railway station opens.
- 1901 - Population: 239,743.
- 1910 - Derby Road drill hall opens.
- 1912 - Picture House opens.
- 1922 - Nottingham Playgoers Club founded.
- Nottingham Natural History Museum opens.
- Nottingham Philodramatic Society founded.
- 1929 - Nottingham Council House (city hall) built.
- 1933 - Church of St Peter with St James formed.
- 1937 - Metropole Cinema opens.
- 1941 - 8–9 May: Aerial bombing by German forces.
- 1945 - Nottingham and District Technical College established.
- 1946 - Nottingham Theatre Club formed.
- 1958 - Clifton Bridge (Nottingham) opens.
- 1962 - Nottingham Civic Society founded.
- 1963 - Nottingham Playhouse opens.
- 1964 - Nottingham Regional College opens.
- 1973 - Bridlesmith Gate (street) pedestrianised.
- 1974 - Brewhouse Yard Museum founded.
- 1979 - Pedals cyclists' advocacy group formed.
- 1980 - Nottingham Greyhound Stadium and Rock City (club) open.
- 1982 - Cycle route (to Clifton) opens.
- 1985 - Green's Mill & Science Museum established.
- 1989 - Broadway Cinema active.
- 1990 - Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre active.
- 1991 - Trent Concert Band established.
- 1992 - Nottingham Trent University established.
- 1993 - Galleries of Justice Museum established.
- 1994 - Recycling centres open.
- 2000 - National Ice Centre (skating rink) opens.
- 2001 - Sky Mirror sculpture unveiled.
- 2004 - First phase of the new Nottingham Express Transit Opens
- 2009 - Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham opens.
- 2015 - Phase 2 of the new Nottingham Express Transit Opens
- Samuel Tymms (1835). "Nottinghamshire". Midland Circuit. The Family Topographer: Being a Compendious Account of the ... Counties of England. 5. London: J.B. Nichols and Son. OCLC 2127940.
- Samantha Letters (2005), "Nottinghamshire", Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516, Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History
- John Potter Briscoe (1873). "History of the Trent Bridges at Nottingham". Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. 2. JSTOR 3678008.
- "Nottingham: The city where they keep finding caves", BBC News, May 2014
- "Nottingham", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopædia Britannica Co., 1910, OCLC 14782424
- "Civil War and Revolution". British History Timeline. BBC. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
- "Nottingham". Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. 1881.
- "Derby". Newspaper Press Directory. London: Charles Mitchell. 1847.
- Allen's Illustrated Hand-Book and Guide, to ... Nottingham and its Environs. Richard Allen and Sons. 1866.
- "Nottingham (England) Newspapers". Main Catalogue. British Library. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
- James Clegg, ed. (1906), International Directory of Booksellers and Bibliophile's Manual
- Charles Henry Timperley (1839), Dictionary of Printers and Printing, London: H. Johnson
- Sutton and Son (1827). Stranger's Guide through the Town of Nottingham.
- John Russell (1916), History of the Nottingham Subscription Library, Nottingham: Derry & Sons, Ltd., OCLC 12064347
- "Empire and Sea Power". British History Timeline. BBC. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
- Yearbook of the Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and Ireland, London, 1922
- Date-book of Remarkable & Memorable Events Connected with Nottingham and Its Neighbourhood, 1750-1879. Nottingham: H. Field. 1880. OCLC 38664445.
- "John Player and Sons Limited, tobacco manufacturers". UK: National Archives. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
- "Photographic Societies of the British Isles and Colonies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1891
- "Nottingham". The Drill Halls Project. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
- "Movie Theaters in Nottingham, England". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
- Keith Reynard, ed. (2003), Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the United Kingdom, Routledge, ISBN 9780851424736
- Hugh McClintock and Johanna Cleary (1993). "English Urban Cycle Route Network Experiments: The Experience of the Greater Nottingham Network". Town Planning Review. 64. JSTOR 40113602.
- Tarek Shalaby, Keith Williams and Peter Ford (1996). "Methods for Siting New Minirecycling Centres: Experience from Nottingham". Town Planning Review. 67. JSTOR 40113392.
Published in the 17th-18th centuries
- Robert Thoroton (1677). Antiquities of Nottinghamshire.
- Charles Deering (1751), Nottinghamia vetus et nova; or, an historical account of the ancient and present state of the town of Nottingham, Nottingham: G. Ayscough, & T. Willington
- Stephen Whatley (1751). "Nottingham". England's Gazetteer. London: Printed for J. and P. Knapton.
- Daniel Defoe; Samuel Richardson (1778), "(Nottingham)", A Tour Through the Island of Great Britain (8th ed.), London: J.F. and C. Rivingdon
- John Throsby (1795), History and antiquities of the Town and County of the Town of Nottingham, Nottingham: Burbage and Stretton, Tupman, Wilson, and Sutton, OCLC 12999246
Published in the 19th century
- John Hodgson; Francis Charles Laird (1813), "Town of Nottingham", Beauties of England and Wales, 12 (1), London: J. Harris
- "Nottingham". Crosby's Complete Pocket Gazetteer of England and Wales. London: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. 1815.
- John Blackner (1815), History of Nottingham, Nottingham: Printed by Sutton and Son, OCLC 3171494
- James Dugdale (1819), "Nottinghamshire: Nottingham", New British Traveller, 4, London: J. Robins and Co.
- History, gazetteer, and directory of Nottinghamshire, and the town and county of the town of Nottingham, Sheffield: William White, 1832
- James Orange (1840). Nottingham Annual Register. London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co.
- James Orange (1840), History and antiquities of Nottingham, London: Hamilton
- "Nottingham", Midland Counties' Railway Companion, Nottingham: R. Allen, 1840, OCLC 38701673
- History and directory of the town and county of the town of Nottingham, Nottingham: S. Glover and Son, 1844
- Samuel Lewis (1848), "Nottingham", Topographical Dictionary of England (7th ed.), London: S. Lewis and Co.
- William Howie Wylie (1853). Old and New Nottingham.
- "Nottingham". Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. 1855.
- George Samuel Measom (1861), "Nottingham", Official Illustrated Guide to the Great Northern Railway, London: Griffin, Bohn, OCLC 12433505
- Charles Knight, ed. (1867). "Nottingham". Geography. English Cyclopaedia. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co.
- A.E. Lawson Lowe, ed. (1876), "Town of Nottingham", Black's Guide to Nottinghamshire, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black
- "Nottinghamshire Section". Trades' Guide for Midland Counties. Birmingham. 1879.
- John Parker Anderson (1881), "Nottinghamshire: Nottingham", Book of British Topography: a Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, London: W. Satchell
- "Nottingham", Handbook for Travellers in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Staffordshire (3rd ed.), London: J. Murray, 1892, OCLC 2097091
- Charles Gross (1897). "Nottingham". Bibliography of British Municipal History. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co.
Published in the 20th century
- G.K. Fortescue, ed. (1902). "Nottingham". Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum in the Years 1881–1900. London.
- J.G. Bartholomew (1904), "Nottingham", Survey Gazetteer of the British Isles, London: G. Newnes
- Robert Mellors (1908). "City of Nottingham". In and about Nottinghamshire.
- Robert Donald, ed. (1908). "Nottingham". Municipal Year Book of the United Kingdom for 1908. London: Edward Lloyd.
- "Nottingham", Great Britain (7th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910
- Nottingham: The Queen City of the Midlands, 1927
- K.C. Edwards (1935). "Nottingham". Geography. 20. JSTOR 40546315.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nottingham.|
- "Nottinghamshire", Historical Directories, UK: University of Leicester. Includes Nottingham directories, various dates.
- "Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway". Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire.
- "Nottinghamshire History". Nottingham: Andy Nicholson.