Latest updates 2021

May 4th … revisions of, and additions to, the Ebbern/Paling photo collection

May 3rda new page on Thomas Ebbern and the Cromwell Buildings in Bath Street

May 2nd … the origin of Critchley Street

Apr 7th … updates on the Brentnalls and the Anchor Inn

Apr 6th … a new page on the Beardsleys at the Spring Cottage

Apr 3rd … a new index for the Grand Tour (see left side-bar)

Mar 26th … a full update of the Ebbern and Paling families

Mar 10th … 1885 and the first election in the new Ilkeston Parliamentary Division

Mar 9th … Gerald Gentz has sent in two items which he hopes will help Maltby researchers

Mar 8th … the continuing story of George Henshaw

Mar 2nd … Destitution in Gladstone Street, 1885.

Mar 1st ... a new page on George William Purcell senior and junior, thankd to the work of Roger Purcell

Feb 23rd … a little on the Irish Lallys in Ilkeston

Feb 19th … Job Whysall (1797-1884) and family

Feb 18th … a little detail on the family of John Trueman of the Durham Ox. Can anyone help with more ?

Feb 16th … a profile of George Henshaw … my thanks to Rick Henshaw

Feb 10th … an update of Adcock’s Yard in Bath Street

Feb 8th … the residents of Chain Row

Feb 6th … the strange death of Alfred Carrier

Feb 3rd … a revision of the Burr Lane Brentnalls

Jan 30th … Victorian Ilkeston’s lesser known Park and Recreation area and Park Avenue

Jan 28th … a new page on the old premises on the east side of Lower Market Place

Jan 26th … who were George Bunting’s neighbours in the Lower Market Place ?

Jan 24th … a Beardsley puzzle in the Spring Cottage Inn 

Jan 22nd … part of a Henshaw family tree sent in by Rick Henshaw

Jan 21st … Wombell vs the Ranters .. a new page of scandel !!!

Jan 16th … a map to show Slade Chapel in Chapel Street

Jan 15th .. there is a post about the Knighton/Beacroft families from Jan Wasley

Jan 13th … a new map to show Ilkeston Town Station in 1866

Jan 12th … More detail on the history of the Poplar Inn

Jan 8th … find out all that happened in 1857 … Old Ilson Blog

Jan 7th … Ilkeston’s new sewage farm 1884

Jan 6th … the Local Board Map 1866

Jan 6th … a new page on the Bath Street/East Street corner