27 January 2013

Arthur Cossons in Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Distinguished historian and author
Headmaster at Church Street
Junior Boys School
on this site
Cossons was born in Somerset and came to Beeston in 1922. He wrote several books on turnpike roads and was a regular contributor to the Nottingham Journal.
The shaft of Beeston's 14th century cross
originally at the village centre cross-roads
near the Manor House
Found by historian Arthur Cossons
and re-erected here in 1929'

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