- Articles on Nottinghamshire people and families
A wide variety of articles on notable Nottinghamshire people and famous county families.
- Bentinck, Duke of Portland
A chapter from W P W Phillimore's County Pedigrees book, containing detailed information on the Bentinck family whose seat is still at Welbeck Abbey, including the reclusive 5th Duke of Portland famous for his tunnels under the house and estate.
- The Chaworth family
The Chaworths are one of Nottinghamshire's most notable families; this article by Mrs L Chaworth Musters charts the rise of the family from the Norman Conquest to the early 20th century.
- Contemporary Biographies
Profiles and photographs of the
leading men of Nottinghamshire at the close of the Victorian period.
- Cornelius Brown's History of Nottinghamshire
A History of Nottinghamshire, published in 1896, was written with a general audience in mind and provides an historical account of the principal towns and villages in the county, the great county families and notable people of Nottinghamshire.
- Men of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
Robert Mellor's biographical profiles of over 500 men and women
who have a connection with Nottinghamshire and were "distinguished for usefulness to others"
- The Great Houses of Nottinghamshire
and the County Families
A series of articles on the country house and halls of the county gentry and the families who lived in them written by Leonard Jacks and published in 1881.
- The Musters of Annesley
A chapter from W P W Phillimore's County Pedigrees book, containing detailed information on the Musters and Chaworth families who owned Colwick, Annesley and Wiverton Halls.
- The Portland Peerage Romance
An entertaining history of the Dukes of Portland, including the eccentric 5th Duke, immortalised by the writer Mick Jackson in his celebrated novel, The Underground Man.
- The Scenery of Sherwood Forest
The Scenery of Sherwood Forest is subtitled "an account of some eminent people there" and provides much information on the great families of Clumber House, Thoresby Hall, Welbeck Abbey, Ollerton and Rufford Abbey.
- The Stauntons of Staunton
The Stauntons of Staunton (near Newark) are Nottinghamshire's oldest family and have lived at Staunton Hall for many centuries.