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About maisere

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  1. Old penknife

    Hi, There doesn't seem to be a makers mark on the blade, you could ask here http://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/page/research.php
  2. Rac?

    Royal Armoured Corps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Royal_Armoured_Corps_Regiments_in_World_War_II
  3. Excellent ! thanks for this. I spent many hours at my Nans parkhill flat look out over the station and town. Happy memories !!
  4. So many memories of Chistmas's gone by, family sat around singing all the old songs. Thanks for the link !!
  5. Hi The only Southfield I can find is listed as Rotherham, in the area of Grove Road/Mooregate Road. Could this be what you are looking for ? I have found http://www.historicaldirectories.org a really useful resource if you have the patience to search. Regards, Jan lol
  6. The Most Difficult Post Of All.

    Sincere Condolences RB
  7. Hi I am looking on the railways employment records for George, Do you know which company he worked for and which station ? Jan
  8. Finding A Burial ?

    Don't get your hopes up there will be a headstone. I have a few rellies buried there but there's no headstones There is a plan of Tinsley Cemetery http://www.sheffieldindexers.com/images/TinsleyPark_Cem_1.jpg Sheffield Indexers site Jan
  9. I can't say where it is taken, but take a look http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?action=zoom&keywords=Ref_No_increment;MATCHES;(^|%20+)s17817($|%20+)&continueUrl=ZnJvbnRlbmQucGhwPyZrZXl3b3Jkcz1hbGwlM0JNQVRDSEVTJTNCJTI4JTVFJTdDKyUyQiUyOWtpbmdzJTI4JTI0JTdDKyUyQiUyOSUzQkFORCUzQmFsbCUzQk1BVENIRVMlM0IlMjglNUUlN0MrJTJCJTI5aG90ZWwlMjglMjQlN0MrJTJCJTI5JmFjdGlvbj1zZWFyY2gmb3BlcmF0aW9uPUFORA== There's another picture on there too with a distant shot of Kings Head Hotel. Just a suggestion ...quite close to the city centre ?? Jan
  10. Park Hill Flats

    Thanks for the clean up Steve, and thanks for the reply ref the trains !. I have more stuff of Gran's to sort out and no doubt there will be more photo's I will share any of interest Jan
  11. Park Hill Flats

    Here's few photo's I unearthed today, some are the view from Gran's flat window,she lived on Long Henry for many years. The rest are random shots of the building. Forgive the quality..they are old ! Note the trains leaving the station...any idea's which they are ? Jan
  12. The Hostel Aka Tudor House

    Thanks Richard I will sleep better tonight now he he
  13. Can some rescue me from my curiosity please What was this building used for in the past ???This is the one Thanks Jan :)
  14. It says Hippodrome me thinks...advertising ??
  15. Its lovely to have a sheffield based calender...Thank you !! :)