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Stories from North Sheffield
Stories and images from the 1920's collected from people living in north Sheffield. Currently Parson Cross, Southey, Shirecliffe and Foxhill are the main areas represented.
Picture Sheffield Mysteries
Find out how Picture Sheffield solved the mystery of two lads fishing in an archive photo "Mystery fisherman at Moss and Gamble's pond on Foxhill Road". See how you can also help solve a mystery from Picture Sheffield photo library.
Old Sheffield As I Knew It - by Joseph Woolhouse
A description of the town of Sheffield written in 1832 at the time of the Cholera epidemic. See also Cholera Monument & Grounds as well as Photos of the Monument.
Great Flood of Sheffield
Samuel Harrison's 'A Complete History of the Great Flood of Sheffield'
WWII Reminiscence Project
Wood Green, Witney project of Memories have been gathered by students, interviewing family and friends, evacuees, local men and women, etc. The interviews and pictures provide a fascinating, first-hand insight into family life in a world within living memory. See also their Sheffield and South Yorkshire reminiscences of WW2 including the Sheffield Blitz.
WWII People's War, Sheffield & South Yorkshire
An archive of World War II memories written by the public and gathered by the BBC. See also their gallery of photos collected for this category.
Wartime Memories Project
This excellent project is actively seeking recollections from the war years. If you lived through the war years and have a tale or two to tell, they would love to hear from you. Some of the areas of interest to the project: Fighter pilots, RAF instructors and ground crew, RAF Maintenance Units, Aircrew who made a landing at one of the designated emergency landing grounds, Coastal Command, Bomber Command, Evacuees, Wartime school children, WW2 Refugees from Europe, WAAF, ATS, WRENs, WVS, Nurses, Doctors, Teachers and so much more!
The Iron District of Staffordshire / Sheffield
The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 (by Frederick Engels c. 1845).
Rhymes, Stories, Folk Tales, Ghost Stories,
Legends, Games Etc
Collection of Rhymes, Ballads, Folk Tales, Ghost Stories, Legends and Games of Old Sheffield - Sheffield Indexers
Cherished Sheffield Family Memories
Ongoing effort to collect memorabilia giving insight into the way-of-life in Sheffield - Sheffield Indexers
Memories of Yorkshire
Today, more than at any previous time, writing and publishing your childhood memories has never been easier to accomplish. More and more people are using the latest technology to help them compile their own memories and to publish them either online or in more traditional form.
Sheffield Local History by Eric Youle
An excellent resource for Sheffield historical material including; Under Five Sovereigns, History of Labour, Holy Trinity Wicker, Recollections of Sheffield, Sheffield City Battalion, Story of St. Philip's Church, the Wheat collection, Sanitary State of Sheffield in 1872, Sheffield and Rotherham Independent Articles, Sheffield in the 18C, The Making of Sheffield I865-1914, Cutlery & Cutlers Sheffield 1884, illustrated Guide 1862, Sheffield 150 Years Ago, the Story of Old Attercliffe, Reminiscences of Old Sheffield, Moss Valley transcriptions. Lists and Indexes including; Sheffield Poll Tax 1692, Sheffield Spring Knife Cutlers, Derbyshire Alehouses, Inns and Taverns 1577, Vills and Freeholders of Derbyshire 1633, List of those fined for not wearing caps to Church 1577, Sheffield at the Front, Local Men Serving in South Africa Boer War, Peter Harvey and David Robins photo indexes, The Manor and Parish of Ecclesall Rate Book for 1786, 4TH Report of Children's Employment Commission 1862, Survey of the Manor of Sheffield - 1637 names index, Hunter Archeological Society and Old Heeley.
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Newspaper Extracts (1800's)
Interesting newspaper extracts by Rotherham Web including; Mining Accidents, Inquests etc, Sudden Death, Murder etc., Other Reports, Sport, Sheffield, Doncaster, Swinton and Mexborough and The Weather.
Fork Making at Shiregreen (Article)
Sheffield has been renowned for the quality of it's cutlery at least since the time of Chaucer. The history of the origins of the fork is somewhat obscure - courtesy of Ann Halford
Illuminated Tram Car (Article)
Sheffield Independent - July 15 1905 - courtesy of Ann Halford
The Illustrated London News magazine which was first printed in 1842 is the finest pictorial example of a historic social record of British and world events up to the present day. See also their list of articles on Sheffield and an article on the Sheffield Flood of 1864.
Obituaries & Sheffield Newspapers
More information and links to Sheffield Obituaries and Newspapers.
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My Genealogy...and Sheffield History Site - courtesy of Ann Halford
Inclosure / Enclosure Awards
List of local enclosures including; Attercliffe & Darnall, Sheffield, Ecclesall, Brightside and Bradfield - courtesy of Ann Halford
Old Picture Post Cards
Collection of Old Picture Post Cards from Sheffield - Sheffield Indexers
Place Names, Sheffield
Probable Meanings of Old Place Names - courtesy of Ann Halford
Attercliffe Poor Relief Rate 1811
Sheffield Indexers list of Poor Relief Rate Assessment for the Township of Attercliffe cum Darnall 29th December 1811 - in progress.
Recipes of Olde Yorkshire
Sheffield indexers collection of links to favourite recipes old and new.
Sheffield Indexers collection of links and expressions including Sheffield, Barnsley & more.
Sheffield Local History by Eric Youle
Lists and Indexes including; Sheffield Poll Tax 1692, Sheffield Spring Knife Cutlers, Derbyshire Alehouses, Inns and Taverns 1577, Vills and Freeholders of Derbyshire 1633, List of those fined for not wearing caps to Church 1577, Sheffield at the Front, Local Men Serving in South Africa Boer War, Peter Harvey and David Robins photo indexes, The Manor and Parish of Ecclesall Rate Book for 1786, 4TH Report of Children's Employment Commission 1862, Survey of the Manor of Sheffield - 1637 names index, Hunter Archeological Society and Old Heeley.
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Sheffield Indexers collection of links to historical Sheffield including; Sheffield History, Laws & Acts, Living & Working Conditions, Historical Land & Buildings, Sheffield Flood and War Memories.
Sheffield & Surrounding Areas
Sheffield Indexers collection of links to helpful genealogy websites for Sheffield and the surrounding areas.
Trades, Directories & Unions
Sheffield indexers collections of the links to workers trades, unions and Directories.
Emigration, Immigration, Migration
Sheffield Indexers extensive list of links to websites for family members who may have Emigrated, Immigrated or Migrated. Includes many links to ships passenger lists, war brides, colonialism and more.
Yorkshire & Surrounding Counties
Sheffield Indexers collection of popular Historical and Genealogical links for Yorkshire and the surrounding counties of Cheshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Westmorland/Cumbria.
Sheffield Indexers collection of links to popular Popular Genealogy and Travel Information for Family History Researchers in the UK.
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