Leake Historian No.19

Format -A4 23 Pages




East Leake and District in the Domesday Book

A Rempstone problem solved

The Basket- 73 Main Street , West Leake

Memories of living at Rempstone

Whatever happened to our castle?

Potter’s Gleanings- deadly deeds in our village


Front Cover -Robert Count of Mortain in the Bayeaux Tapestry

Back Cover East Leake -Ordnance Survey map 1884

The Star Inn – West Leake

Coat of arms of the de Ferrers family

“The Basket” original sign

Osier beds

Sarah Boothway (nee Mills) and daughter Gladys

Henry Eaves with Maurice in the pram outside “The Basket” in 1930s

Derbyshire family- 1922

Rempstone Hall

Rempstone rectory

Rempstone’s Special Constables in WW2 including W.Buchanan

Postcard -Castle Lane-undated

section of Enclosure Award Map 1798 (Possible location of Castle is arrowed)

section -Ordnance Survey map of 1884

section -Ordnance Survey map of 1900 showing the newer buildings on the Waste

Field 300

An aerial view of the remains of the Motte and Bailey castle at Laxton , Nottinghamshire

Dr. Sarah Speight’s map of Nottinghamshire castles: no castles south of the county capital

The Green , East Leake 1930


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