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  1. Looks likely Warrender -William was at Pitsmoor Road/Roe Lane
  2. Any idea of a name.
  3. I thought of Wardsend, style of fencing, but of the cottages/old rolling mill off Livesey Street, Can be seen middle of picture here,
  4. Thomas was related to my wife, as far as i know Alice's mother was related to Thomas' wife Alice Mary Bolas, from my notes, Marriages Sep 1885 BOLAS Martha Louisa Sheffield 9c 541 Marriages ---sister to Alice Mary -mother to Alice Maud Seston Willey Sheffield 9c 541 Marriages
  5. Corner of Sedgely Road- Penistone Road? 1930's?
  6. From a booklet by Paul Hodkinson, In 1938 the Parkwood Ganister and Coal Mine opened, the mine is described in an article, ‘The City’s Most Central Pit is also a happy one’ The Star 1st April 1954. The mine was a drift mine, the shaft being driven horizontally into the hillside instead of downwards. It was described as a happy pit, because of no falls, accidents, labour trouble or strikes. The Labour Force was 28 miners, 5 surface men and one pit pony ‘Tommy’. The mine produced about 200 tons of ganister and 40 tons of coal per week. On the surface were small pit head baths and a small canteen for miners. By 1954 the main road had been driven about half a mile into the hillside. Mr. Yates retired director of Messrs, Pickford, Holland and Company Ltd, who took over the mine in 1945, from Webster and Company, stated that it was not a drift mine, as the level dropped 1 in 10 to the east, and water flowed down to the face from where it had to be pumped out. The coal was sold to Neepsend Power Station until the power station’s local residents complained of sulphur fumes from it. The mine was closed in 1963 because it was uneconomic.
  7. Try this,
  8. That's what I reckon.
  9. Above Hemingways, Whitley Lane.
  10. The kids of Parkwood once lifted a rock in the water filled quarry above the pit and all the water escaped, bet that gave them an early shower.
  11. Bits I have on Elizabeth, Adopted child STANIFORTH, ELIZABETH HELEN - WEBSTER Order GRO Reference: 1845 J Quarter in SHEFFIELD Volume 22 Page 583 mother nancy webster worked for frederick 1841 Burial Record burial no: 13798 grave no: B 40 death date: 17 Jun 1867 burial date: 20 Jun 1867 name: Nancy Staniforth sex: age: 49 cause of death: description: Wife of William Staniforth, Publican birthplace: residence: Marcus Street parents: informant: minister: John Flather burial type: unconsecrated Grave: B 40 William Martin STAINFORTH Gentleman, 79 Langdon Street age: 68, buried: 21 Jun 1882 Mary Ann STANIFORTH Marcus Street, Sheffield age: 24, buried: 5 May 1842 Mary STANIFORTH Daughter of William Staniforth,Grinder, Washington Road age: 6, buried: 13 May 1858 Mary STANIFORTH Wife of Joshua Staniforth, Bridgehouses age: 76, buried: 1 Jul 1860 Nancy STANIFORTH Wife of William Staniforth, Publican, Marcus Street age: 49, buried: 20 Jun 1867 Joshua STANIFORTH Gentleman, Marcus Street ? age: 79, buried: 2 Oct 1868
  12. The wife had ancestors at court 11.
  13. Merry Christmas to all, the site has suffered a hiccup but is still going strong, many thanks to those who run it.
  14. Picked this up in it's packaging