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This section contains the following topics:

  • A Brief History a revised and updated version of the booklet 'Plumtree 2000'.
  • The War Memorial and information about the men listed on it.
  • Characters. Plumtree has its share of characters, the lives of some of them are documented here.
  • Social History. Describes historic social events that involved Plumtree.
  • Old Photos. A collection of old photographs taken from glass negatives.
  • 1920s Plumtree map, a map that was hand-drawn in 1974 showing Plumtree in 1927.
  • The First Parish Council containing a photograph and the minutes of Plumtree's first Parish Council meeting, held in 1977.
  • Further Reading contains links to external websites that describe aspects of Plumtree's history, specifically:
    • Keyworth & District Local History Society articles;
    • Victoria County History;
    • The Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway (Plumtree);
    • The Domesday Project;
    • Chestnut Farm: Coronation Field Survey Report.