Ancestry.com. Nottinghamshire History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data: Bailey, Thomas. History of the County of Nottingham, Including the Borough. Vol. I-IV. London, England: Simpkin, Marshall, 1853.
This database contains a history of Nottinghamshire written by Thomas Bailey. The author made this biography of the eminent individuals of the county and the events in which these individuals were engaged the foundation of his work. Because this work focuses on biographical information of many prominent individuals, the names of your ancestors may not specifically be listed in this work. Despite this, the database can still be of great value to you. Historical works can be a great asset to your family history research because they generally include information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived and on the lives of others who lived during the time of your ancestors. Studying these things may help you place your ancestors in historical context and formulate an idea of what their lives may have been like.