About the Author:
Joseph Earp is currently Team Leader of the Nottingham Hidden History Team. He has also appeared on BBC East Midlands Today and BBC Radio Nottingham as historical advisor, covering topics such as Huntingdon Beaumont and Britain’s first railway line. He has also written a series of local history articles for the Nottingham Post, Nottingham Bygones, The Topper newspaper and Our Nottinghamshire website. He currently writes a regular local history column for the Beestonian magazine.