The Thoroton Society is the county’s principal historical and archaeological society. It has a long pedigree, having been established in 1897, and is named in honour of Dr Robert Thoroton who published the first history of Nottinghamshire in 1677. The Society’s aims are simple: to promote knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the history, archaeology and antiquities of Nottinghamshire, and to support local research and conservation.
As a member of The Thoroton Society you can expect
- A lecture series on topics relating to the county.
- Excursions to sites of historical and archaeological interest.
- The Society’s prestigious annual publication, The Transactions, containing the latest historical research.
- A regular newsletter.
- Occasional publications in the Record Series.
- An annual luncheon and other special events.
- Meeting like-minded people and getting involved in exploring Nottinghamshire’s fascinating past.