Thoroton Society Record Series

The Society publishes as an occasional series editions of historical documents relating to Nottinghamshire which are of outstanding local or national importance. These comprise transcripts of the original texts together with learned introductions by specialist editors.

Subscriptions to the Record Series are additional to those for the main Society, and details may be found under About the Society.

Editorial enquires should be addressed to the Honorary General Editor Adrian Henstock (e-mail:

Record Series Guidance Notes

It is essential that all intending contributors to the Record Series should consult the Editor at an early stage in the preparation of volumes and to obtain a copy of the detailed Record Series Guidance Notes:

Please also consult the detailed Notes for the guidance of contributors to the Transactions which sets out the desired format and conventions of Thoroton Society publications.

Forthcoming publications

The following editions are currently under active preparation:

  1. The estate and household accounts of Henry, 2nd Duke of Newcastle, compiled by his steward Thomas Farr, 1676-91, illuminating the lifestyle of his great houses of Welbeck Abbey and Nottingham Castle.
  2. A Gazetteer and History of Lost Churches and Chapels in Nottinghamshire.

List of back Record Series publications

Fifty volumes have been published since 1903. The most recent volumes are listed below:

A full list of Record Series volumes is available.

Ordering Record Series publications

See the Ordering Thoroton Society publications page for information on purchasing Record Series back volumes.