Our Collection

What's in our Collection

The collection of the museum numbers more 30,000 objects and charts the history of the Infantry Army Regiments of Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire from 1741 right up to the present day.

        Our collection covers:

  • The 45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1741-1881
  • The 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot 1823-1881
  • The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment 1881-1970
  • The Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment (WFR) Regiment 1970-2007
  • The Mercian Regiment 2007

The collection is made up of Medals (including 10 Victoria Crosses), Uniforms, and Badges, buckles, Weaponry, Artwork, Regimental Silver, furniture, Historical documents, personal documents, photographs, military memorabilia and personal equipment. 

We hold a number of photographs which date back to the 1860s. All showcasing the Regiment's history.
The museum hold a number of personnel documents, letters and army service related documents. All are related to specific soldiers from the regiment's history

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