I have written 8 books on the history of Arnold and the villages all in the
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Bob Massey Books
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Vols 1 to 4 Arnold, Mapperley and the Villages: Four volumes containing short articles taken from the history of Arnold, Mapperley and the local
villages. Books to dip into.
Vol 5 The
People and the Park : the story of Arnot Hill Park Arnold from its earliest beginnings the 17th century and the people who lived on and owned the estate over the years up to the first world war..
Vol 6 Arnot Hill Auxiliary Hospital: the story of Arnot Hill House and park during the first
world war as a VAD red cross hospital, treating wounded soldiers.
Vol 7 A
family of Education and Architecture: the story of the Higginbottoms of Arnold and their country wide impact on buildings, architecture and education in the 19th and early 20th century.
Vol 8 Death in a Barrel: the story of the mysterious death of William Smith Tanner in Mapperley in 1888.
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have now published three books on the history of Mapperley, Arnold and the villages. Volume 1 ,2 , 3 and these together with my two books on Arnot Hill Park Vol 5 & 6 are now available from the below book shops .
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Just been to MSR in Arnold to purchase a copy of "A Family of Education and Architecture" by Bob Massey. The first chapter is very interesting laying the roots
of the family down. Thankfully the book appears to be very well written, informative while also interesting.
I love the new book a Family
of Education and Architecture Bob, its brilliant - well done! I am thoroughly enjoying reading it.
This new book A family of education and Architecture from historian Bob Massey is worth picking up if you're a fan of local history:
Historian Bob Massey releases new book on ‘hero’ architect from Arnold who created some of the borough’s most iconic buildings
Historian Bob Massey has just released his latest book covering the life and works of one of Nottingham’s most celebrated architects who created some of the borough’s most iconic buildings.
‘The Family of Educators and Architects: Higginbottom Story” was published earlier this week and tells the story of William Higginbottom, who moved to Arnold in infancy and went on to create a number of the buildings
we still know and love today.