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  1. Try SH Google custom search, and put "California Tap" with the inverted commas in the search box. https://cse.google.co.uk/cse?cx=partner-pub-3209186142524727%3A3018540469&ie
  2. And this topic. "Tenancy agreement TT/128/13 31 Jan 1855 Contents: The Trustees, as landlords, to William Whitmarsh, of Sheffield, common brewer, tenant. A beerhouse called 'The California Tap' near Lady's Bridge, late the property of Andrew Ingleson, decd. From year to year. Rent of £8 15s. per quarter. Memorandum that Mary Ann Whitaker, widow, took the tenancy on 12 July 1856."
  3. Sorry no photo. Today at Heeley City Farm Repair Cafe I was talking with SH member andy1702, along came a local lady who asked if Calvin or himself would have any information regarding a named oblong (star pattern) drain cover that she had found within the area of her property in Heeley. There did not seem to be any info regarding a "Wm Bush" in their book Drainspotting, or in this topic, so I had a look through the directories. Bush Wm. mason and bricklayer, 47 Radford Place, White's directory, 1879. Bush Wm. & Sons Ltd. builders, 97 Gell Street, Kelly's directory, 1925.
  4. Thanks all. https://goo.gl/maps/Hvg3NwkjwBCdfnJR7
  5. Name listed in Kelly's directory, published 1957. "Bennett & Heron Ltd. cutlery mfrs. 58 Broad Lane & 104 Mary Street."
  6. Not the same statue Old rider, this is the "Crimea Monument" that was removed from Moorhead and re-erected in the Botanical Gardens at a later date https://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/topic/16504-the-crimea-monument/ Also .. https://public-art.shu.ac.uk/sheffield/lan49im.html Edit: Here is the one that stands in Endcliffe Park, https://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/topic/571-the-unveiling-of-the-victoria-statue/
  7. Castle Square Griffins https://public-art.shu.ac.uk/sheffield/bou117.html
  8. London Road to Pinstone Street, c.1954. https://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html#/
  9. Kelly's directory, published 1957. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -
  10. ebay image https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Postcard-Forge-Dam-Whiteley-Sheffield/
  11. From Kelly's directory, published 1925.
  12. www.tinsleytimeandtravel.org.uk/history.
  13. Thank you DWSSC, I have copied and transferred the image.
  14. Brookhouse Hill where/what area? Location please.
  15. A few wells/troughs in the Walkley Bank area, not intended to be an answer just a possibility. Google street: https://goo.gl/maps/FjctKqPnKVn8KTGe7 Side by side map https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=18&lat=53.3941&lon=-1.5131&layers=6&right=BingHyb Circa 1903.
  16. Thank you. https://goo.gl/maps/Cwf8UmhwRTNmuzTs8
  17. Beeley George, shopkeeper and beerhouse, 196 Eyre street (1895).
  18. Pubs A-Z Napier Hotel 95 Napier Street, S11 1879 George Bealey [ 95 Napier Street ] 1881 George Beeley ?
  19. "where is the site that this is from please?" The map can be found here "Os Maps Of Sheffield And District (1950's) - Over 300 Of Them"
  20. Crop of OS map 1 - Castle Markets and area https://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/topic/4008-os-maps-of-sheffield-and-district-1950s-over-300-of-them
  21. This looks to be the one on Roper Hill (Google 2012). https://goo.gl/maps/kKXMTbjLJSqphSp76
  22. I think some of these may still exist? Fulwood Head Road. Boundary Gleadless Road. Brookhouse Hill. Opposite Cottages & Chapel Green Lane. Near Wood, Walkley Bank Road. Hagg Lane No. 1. Grange Farm (could be Grange Fm at Norton?). New Trough Roper Hill.
  23. Aftermath of a boiler explosion, (1889) Don Works, Doncaster Street. http://www.picturesheffield.com/u10411 http://www.picturesheffield.com/u10412 Southern and Richardson Ltd., (1965) Cutlery Manufacturers, Don Cutlery Works, Thomas Street. http://www.picturesheffield.com/s19921
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