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Laxton was the subject of an exhibition by the University of Nottingham's Manuscripts and Special Collections Department between April and August 2009. The exhibition included three lunch time talks, one of which was given by Stuart Rose, a Laxton farmer. Slides from the talks and audio recordings of two of them plus a video podcast of the event are available from:

An on-line version of the exhibition is available. Click here to view.

There is also a Learning Resource section of the University web site featuring Laxton where a number of the documents from their collection may be viewed. Click here to view.

The following photographs were issued to accompany the publicity for the exhibition:

    

Ploughing with horses at Laxton c. 1930s                           The Jury assembling on Jury Day c. 1960 - 1961

Plan of Earl Manvers’ estate in Laxton and Moorhouse, 1862, hand-drawn and
colour-coded to show the holdings of each of the Earl’s tenants