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About Meersbrook

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  • Birthday 18/03/1948

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

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  1. Looking towards Heeley

    Was the river diverted when they built Broadfield Rd? The land was used for Express Dairys The land above the river was used by Tyzack Turner when they got rid of the goit On the right of the photo is a dam for the waterwheel at Tyzacks, was later built on by Laycocks I think
  2. FELLOWS, John Henry (Publican, age 75). Died at 80 Addy St, 1929. FELLOWS, Elizabeth (Widow, age 60). Died at Victoria Hotel, Addy St, 1935
  3. Where did I see these pillars?

    St Bartholomews Ch between Primrose Hill and Burgoyne Rd. The pillars are from the old church
  4. Chinese Launderies

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

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

    Its after 1918 as the York and Lancs memorial is in place
  7. The coffee bar was on the ground floor and a steak type room downstairs
  8. James Cycle shops are on the other side of the road. Think that there are playground swings about there
  9. 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
  10. Sheffield Church photos

    St James' Church, Norton
  11. Sheffield Church photos

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

    Were they removed and placed on other side of gardens, next to town hall
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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