THE COMPILER OF THIS HISTORY desires to record his indebtedness for information, to—

Piercy's History of Retford, and Private Notes.

Thoroton's History of Notts.

Documents in the Trinity Hospital Muniment Chest.

Hare's Life of Baroness Bunsen.

To the Rev. T. B. Chamberlin, for some Archaeological Facts.

To Mr. E. Burrows for Extracts—Burrows' MS. And especially

To Arthur Denman, Esq., F.S. A., Barrister - at - Law, London; and

To Hercy Denman, Esq., Major  IV. V.B. Sherwood Foresters, Retford, for Genealogical Details.