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  1. Pye Bank School, 1954 - 1960 Ish

    Hi Darra, I may be able to get some info about Ian Lemons whereabouts, I will let you know when I have any info via this site.
  2. What school did you go to ?

    Pye Bank from around 1954 I was born 1949. then Burngreave "High school". (I call it "High School" because it's on top of a hill, lol)
  3. Sheffield Map from 1870ish

    Now "Burngreave Road" & "Brunswick Road" respectevly, Brunswick Road known localy as "Champs Hill"
  4. Pye Bank School

    ​Hi, the Two guy's in this photo are familiar, especialy the one stood up at the back. Has any one got a name for these two ?
  5. Window Tax 1696-1851

    Is this where we get the saying "daylight robbery" from?
  6. Pubs F to M - Keepers, Picture-links

    Many thanks for that bit of info.
  7. Closed Pubs

    Where was this? and why no photo
  8. Pubs F to M - Keepers, Picture-links

    does any one know when this closed
  9. Closed Pubs

    Sat here in tears !!!!
  10. Now that's what I call a fine view!

    The bridge in the background is Blonk Street, and looking South the overhanging workshops were the swing grinders.
  11. Mystery photo

    I thought so, Harry Brearly. I believe he lived in one of the cottages across from the top of Oborne St. J. S. lived in the same area down Fitzallen St. Along with another famouse face, (now gone) the mother of D.W.
  12. Famous Sheffield Residents

    What about Brendan Ingle, boxing trainer. He still lives in Sheffield.
  13. Mystery photo

    just stumbled on this old post, Is the famous resident still alive ? If so it could be someone with initials J. S. not wanting to give too much away. If dead it could be someone with initials H. B.
  14. Post WWII Pubs of Sheffield

    Very interesting: just a thought, how about doing a list of pre WW 2 pubs. I am sure some watering holes were lost thanks to the Fokkers.
  15. Land Owner

    Hi, Does any one know who owns the land on the right hand side at the top of Jenkin Road as you come up from Meadowhall.? It's the land where the Iron age / Roman settlement is. I was told some time ago it belongs to the National Trust, but i don't know how true this is.