Archived Extracts

the nottinghamshire FREE PRESS

1932 News coverage concerning Huthwaite

Indexed by every relevant weekly edition found, an entire years coverage of archived Huthwaite news from The Nottinghamshire Free Press and Derbyshire Chronicle 1932 publications. Helping detail Huthwaite developments and past social life, with announcements of resident marriages and deaths informatively revealing named relations, which will hopefully assist readers through their own genealogy research.

Searching through Sutton Library archives for subjective headed columns may have missed a few items, and transcribing may edit out lengthier or less relevant matters. Nevertheless, all coverage given does contain full relevant details, retaining original older style punctuation and possible spelling variations.

Notts Free Press 1932

The year 1932 reveals global recession and high unemployment affecting many underpaid local miners. Nevertheless, significant changes are witnessed in Huthwaite, where despite arguments over rising bus fares, the District trams are finally uprailed.   A new children's recreation park is sited over the brickyard, the "Rec" being officially named Huthwaite Park, hosting United and Villa football teams, while C.W.S. kit out their own multi sports grounds aside New Hucknall's. A plentiful water supply is gained after siting new Council houses below Blackwell Road, and with plans for more atop Chesterfield Road, many other homes will eventually be supplied with both mains gas and electric between newly named street signs.

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Written 20 Feb 12 Revised 02 Jan 13 © by Gary Elliott