Publications by the Society and Others

One of the benefits of membership — in addition to free access to the monthly meetings — are the four-copies-a-year Society Newsletters: The Herald. The first four copies can be downloaded from The Herald page.

The Society has for sale a series of publications both by the IDLHS and its members. These can be purchased directly from the Society by post. Prices shown include postage and packing but only relate to UK postage rates. For overseas orders or other enquiries relating to these publications please contact the Secretary at the address below. Please note that postage rates can change and that the Society reserve the right to amend the quoted prices without prior notice. All orders for publications should be sent to —
The Secretary, IDLHS
c/o 18 Nursery Hollow
With payment being made out to: The Ilkeston and District Local History Society.

Ilkeston as it was — Its history in 50 chapters

A look at some of the events, people and things that have shaped the Ilkeston we know today and celebrating 50 years of the Ilkeston and District Local History Society.

Price £13.50

Years of Change

Fifty years of the changing face of Ilkeston from 1945 to 1995

Price £7.50

Off to War

Stories of some of the men of Ilkeston who went off to the first Great War.

Price £13.50

Stanton: Gone but not forgotten

A Derbyshire ironworks and its people — memories of working lives.

Price £13.95

Railway Tales

How and why the railways came, how the affected people’s lives, and how and why so little is left

Price £13.50

Around and About Town

Another look athe the changing face of Ilkeston

Price £7.50

Top of Town

The changing face of the town centre from the Market Place to White Lion Square

Price £7.50

Ilkeston in the Thirties

In old photographs

Price £5

Ilkeston at War

In photographs

Price £6 (A4)

A Backward Glance

by Jean Barber

Memories of an Ilkeston childhood between the wars by Jean Barber

Price £4 (A5)

Ilkeston Tramways

by Barry M Marsden

Price £4 (A5)

Old Ordnance Survey Maps

Priced at £2 each

Ilkeston, Awsworth and Cossall in 1913

Ilkeston (South) with Trowell and Stanton in 1913

Ilkeston (West) in 1937

Cotmanhay, and Shipley Common in 1937

Ilkeston (East) and Cossall in 1937

Kirk Hallam and Little Hallam in 1938

Ilkeston (South and East) and Trowell in 1938