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Just a small quiz to see how much members know about Nottingham and Nottinghamshire places & People

1/ How was Nottingham boxer William Thompson better known?

2/ Name the man who founded the Salvation Army?

3/ Who was the first £20,000 Footballer?

4/Which Nott's band had a USA no 1 with The Night Chicago Died in 1974.?

5/What was Christopher Dean's Job before becomming a professional Skater?

6/ Which Nottingham Cricketer was the centre of the infamous 1932/3 bodyline tour?

7/ Who wrote Saturday Night & Sunday morning?

8/ How was Lord Tenant better known?

9/ Which England football Manger was born in Nottinghamshire.?

10/ In the legend of Robin Hood What was Maid Marian's Surname?

 

Answer's on a post card please to addmin staff  sorry they are all busy, So will give answers to-morrow night. 

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Bendigo, Gen Booth, Dunno, Dunno,Policeman, Larwood?, Sillitoe, Dunno, Dunno, Dunno

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Answer Saturday Brew thanks for taking part.

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I have 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7. I could guess at 8

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Same here Col.  Somebody will be googling by morning! 

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Stumped on 8 and 9 !

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Maid Marians real name was Trudi Glen

If you listen to the theme tune of the 60's TV series it tells you

"Robin Hood, Robin Hood riding Trudi Glen"

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I can't resist this opportunity..

 

 

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Just seen Made in India  do they mean the 45 record or was it Robin Hood ?

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Before any of you start Googling , here's 10 more  Questions about Nottingham / Nottinghamshire and it's people.

 

11/Which Stapleford - born Footballer Played for centre half for England 65 times?

12/Who designed the Black Boy Hotel?

13/Under what name did Mansfield singer Bernard Jewry top the charts in 1970s?

14/Which Town is Lord Byron Buried?

15/Which year did Goose Fair move to the forest groynd.?

16/What was the name of Nottm famous Channel Swimmer of 1930/40s?

17/Which Nottm motorcycle was the favourite of T.E. Lawrence  (Lawrence of Arabla)

18/In what year was Notts County Football club founder?

19/At what unlikely venue did the Rolling Stones play on March 2nd 1964?

20/Which building did Sir Francis Willoughby commission in 1580?  

 

Answers some time later.     Oh i only have 10 more you will be pleased to know.

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5 - Ice Road Trucker 

16 - Bob 

17 -  Raleigh runabout 

19 - Pelican on Bracebridge  

 

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I know the answers to all the second batch of questions, although only guess at No.15, I won’t cheat by asking Mr Google :rolleyes:

My maternal grandmother reckoned the Channel swimmer was her cousin, not sure if that was true.  

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12 14  17 20 not doing at all well...  :mellow:

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Well it's time for your answer's to the first 10 questions 

1 Bendigo

2 William Booth

3 Tommy Lawton when he moved from Chelsea to Notts County 1947 (good year that)

4 Paper Lace

5 Policeman

6 Harold Larwood

7 Alan Sillitoe

8 Jessie Boot 

9 Graham Taylor, Worksop, 1944 

10 Fitzwalter.    

 

10 correct answer's    I will by you at drink at next get together.  Nothing over £5 00 though.

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Thought  Jessie Boot was Lord Trent not Lord Tenant ? :)

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answer's to last  11 -  20 questions

11/Dave Watson

12/Watson Fothergill

13,/Alvin Stardust

14/Hucknall

15/1928

16/Tom Blower

17/ Borough Superior

19/ The Albert Hall

20/Wollaton Hall

 

DAVIDW you get 10 points more for spotting spelling mistake.   thanks to all members who took part it was just a bit of fun, 

ps thoese who took the P????? well you will have to try harder. just having a laugh

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1 hour ago, DAVIDW said:

Thought  Jessie Boot was Lord Trent not Lord Tenant ? :)

He was. 

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Can you give us some more questions please Mary?   

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OK !!

Next 10  Question's

21/ In TVs The Adventures  Robin Hood, who played Robin ? 

22/ What was the name of the pub that stood on Nottingham's Bottle Lane.?

23/What Nottingham cricketer who also played for England had the nick name Arkle?

24/ Who was the first million pound footballer?

25/ Nottingham born Alma Reville was the wife of which famous flim director?

26/  What was name of Albert Finny's character in rhe flim Saturday night & Sunday morning?

27/ What is the name of Nottingham's Catholic  cathedral on Derby Rd?

28/ In which two events did Rebecca Adlington win a gold medals at the 2008 Olympic's?

29/ What were the Christian names of D H Lawrence?

30/ What is the name of Nottingham's odlest church which is in the lace market?

 

 

 

 

See how many you get right     ENJOY!

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21 Richard Greene

22.  ?
23  ?

24Trevor Francis

25 Alfred Hitchcock

26 Arthur Seaton

27 St Barnabas

28 400 and 800 Freestyle
29 David Herbert Lawrence

30 St Mary’s 

 

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21  22  25  30        :wacko:

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