There's a reference to Nottingham in My Lady Nicotine (1890) concerning, er, the lace trade: 'It happens that I have a connection with Nottingham, and whenever a man mentions Nottingham to me, with a certain gleam in his eye, I know that he wants to discuss the lace trade.'
'J. M. Barrie, author
of "Peter Pan",
There's a link below to another post I made.
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens: London #26