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About Meersbrook

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  • Birthday 18/03/48

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    Hope Valley
  • Interests
    Speedway, Real Ales, Hope Valley, Mediaeval re-enactment

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  1. Chinese Launderies

    Just after I started work my "boss" used to get me to take and collect his shirts from there
  2. Old photo of Sheffield Cathedral

    You could well be right. just looked up photos and you are correct
  3. Old photo of Sheffield Cathedral

    Its after 1918 as the York and Lancs memorial is in place
  4. The coffee bar was on the ground floor and a steak type room downstairs
  5. James Cycle shops are on the other side of the road. Think that there are playground swings about there
  6. Can you help identify this Sheffield building?

    Looks like it has just been built and in final stages of finishing to me. Still no idea where it is
  7. Sheffield Church photos

    St James' Church, Norton
  8. Sheffield Church photos

    Knowle Top Chapel, Stannington
  9. The tall walls outside the Peace Gardens

    Were they removed and placed on other side of gardens, next to town hall
  10. COCKAYNES Department Store in Sheffield city centre

    William Cockayne 1806-1884, his wife and 1 of his children are buried at Norton Cemetery, Derbyshire Ln. They lived at Lees House, Norton Lees. There are other members of the family nearby in same cemetery
  11. Dunkirk

    Hubert H M Sugg, owner of Sheffield's Sugg Sports was awarded his MC as a Captain with 60 A Field Reg at Dunkirk
  12. Believe that a Frederick Deakin b1854 d1902 was landlord of the Tramway Hotel 1891/1901 It was down as 126 London Rd I think I have not got access to census so I can't put 1891/1901 census pic up Frederick's uncle, Charles Deakin was landlord or lived at Sportsman Inn, Harvey Clough Rd
  13. Station Inn, Heeley

    A map has appeared on Heeley Past and Present (Facebook) showing a Station Inn on London Rd between Gleadless Rd and Oak St. Is there any info on it please. It could be about left hand side of photo
  14. Oldest Grave / Headstone

    Hi Sheffmark, Norton Cemetery didn't open till 1869, so no pre 1800 headstones
  15. Oldest Grave / Headstone

    Here's a stone from St James' at Norton. The monument mason ran out of space on second line