Transactions of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire, Volume 120 (2016)


Notes on contributors 6
Figures and Plates 8
Officers of the Society 11
Archaeology in Nottinghamshire 2016 by Chris King 13
The Portable Antiquities Scheme in Nottinghamshire 2016 by Alastair Willis (with contributions by Richard Davies) 29
The Newark Iron Age Torc by Rachel Atherton (kindly supported by the Vernon Radcliffe bequest) 43
The use of gypsum plaster and lime-ash for flooring in medieval east Midlands: evidence from Bingham, Nottinghamshire by Peter Allen and Anthony Cooper 55
Landscape surveys at Kelham, Nottinghamshire by Matthew Beresford 71
'By floating and watering such land as lieth capable thereof: recovering meadow irrigation in Nottinghamshire by Jonathan Hillman and Hadrian Cook 75
The Northward Expansion of the Boundary of Sherwood Forest in the Sixteenth Century by David Crook 95
The dating of the completion of the composition of the Memoirs of Colonel John Hutchinson: the evidence of the imprisonments of Captain John Wright and Lieutenant Richard Franck, by P.R. Seddon 113
Victorian Gardening, Horticulture and Arboriculture in the Midlands: John Frederick Wood (1806-1865) of Nottingham and the Midland Florist and Suburban Horticulturist by Christine Drew and Paul Elliott 121
Mapping the Robin Hood Rifles in Mid-Nineteenth Century Nottingham by Lucie Sutherland 143
The Nottingham Exhibition of 1903-1904: An amusement Park by Keith Fisher 157
Nursing the wounded in the First World War: the Nottinghamshire VAD hospitals, by Jill Oakland 179
The Scientific Community in Nottingham: Bromley House to the University College by John Beckett 193

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