1900 - 1920

Downloadable Booklets

On completing a project funded by the Heritage Lottery fund, Laxton History Group has published four booklets. To download these publications from this site free of charge please click on an icon below.

Laxton in Wartime

Open Field Farming in Laxton

Living in Laxton

The Village Schoolmaster
Laxton Stories

These volumes form a set within the series and were produced following completion of the original project using remaining funding and unpublished information supplemented with new material from members of the public.

Volume 1
Village Folk

Volume 2
Village Buildings

Volume 3
The Variety of Village Life

Downloadable Teaching and Learning Packs for Key Stages I and II :

To download and the Teaching & Learning Pack for Key Stage I or key Stage II  from this site free of charge please click on an icon below.

Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2









A presentation for community groups is available in the Newark & Sherwood / Bassetlaw area. This takes the form of a dramatised reading of some of the material discovered and can be customised to particular interests. A talk on the project and how it was possible to exceed the original targets for the deliverables is also available on request. Please contact us for details.