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neddy

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  1. Certainly seems to match up.
  2. Also had a son Steven he was on posh pawn at one time.
  3. Correct junction of Bedford Street and Penistone Road, Weeds shop next door.
  4. William Stones Ltd, registered on The Stock Exchange 31 July 1895.
  5. Talbot Hoyle Street Albert and Sheila Crown Neepsend Arnie and Kitty Neepsend Tavern Joe and Alice
  6. No idea on the age of the map no date shown in the date box it was 1970's when we did the work at Meynell we took the small buildings down. It measures roughly 3ft by 4ft rather fragile but still readable.
  7. I have a map of Parson Cross taken from when we demolished part of Meynell School, bit battered and torn, it was from the dept of planning and design, scale of 1:2500 and shows house numbers.
  8. Burials for James and wife Hannah are on Sheffield Indexers http://www.sheffieldindexers.com/
  9. I seem to remember this as the Sportsmans bar before it became the Merrie England, so it looks like it's reverting back.
  10. We flattened the housing either side.
  11. Anderson shelters were thicker steel than modern sheeting.
  12. Some information for Bown here, http://www.sheffieldindexers.com/
  13. I remember Heppenstall Metals, the late Fred Pass used to work there, now looks to be Sterling
  14. This one is 1913, price ninepence, by Chas. H. CHANDLER, don't know how often they came out, this one is a bit tired but interesting.
  15. The ( monkey ) Victoria Hotel was on the corner of Parkwood Road.
  16. there are two pics of prefabs on, http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s12657&action=zoom&pos=1&id=15568&continueUrl=
  17. It's looking black o'er Bills mothers.
  18. Back in the 1970's I removed and replaced with stone a cracked gravestone in front of the doorway of St. Mary's, St. Mary's Road, wonder if the church recorded the gravestone.
  19. Gorra face like a slapped arse.
  20. I went to Hyde Park a couple of times, and once to Darnall with a dog owner, his dog was called Bust.
  21. I remember a few holes, one in the area of Lyons Street was a pit shaft covered with a large concrete slab,pushed aside by the dozer driver, luckily he stopped in time it would have swallowed him, another at Woodhouse we had nearly finished the job and were tidying up, there was a piece of flagstone in the middle of the site and as I lifted it there was a 12 foot wide cistern underneath about ten foot deep shaped like a bell, another at Commonside was a domestic well in a backyard about 20 foot deep with a hollowed out log down the middle.
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