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  1. History of Building - London Road

    Seem to remember reading that this building once housed The Highfield Coffee House, owned by i think Sir Frederick Mappin in the late 1800s
  2. Old Sheffield dishes

    Not a recipe as such Thornton's girl. The mother of one of our family friends would regularly cook cows udder, this would be sliced and used as a sandwich filling, not much flavor to it though! i would cover mine in brown sauce, mum always gave me one of those disapproving looks (early 50s). I
  3. Hi ukelele lady, there was a Chinese restaurant a little further up Commercial Street If my memory serves me well, it was located either under the Yorkshire Bank or just below, seem to remember going down some step's to get in!
  4. Suffrage

    I came across this article in the 1892 Sheffield & Rotherham Independent about votes for Women! Can anyone tell me when the Suffrage movement started in Sheffield?
  5. Demolition of Sheffield

    The demolition of a Sheffield Factory in 1994?
  6. You can make out the building in this photograph of Fargate from 2009. There was also a burger bar/cafe in the same row of shops in the mid sixties, called there with my mates after the Esquire turned out, seem to remember it was one of the very few places open after midnight.
  7. The Goodwin Fountain

    Spot on boginspro, The photograph was taken one Sunday in August 2009 from the Big Wheel located on Fargate (hence the reflection) along with this shot of the Town Hall.
  8. The Goodwin Fountain

    The same view in 2009 looking up Barkers Pool towards Division Street
  9. Extinct Sheffield Food Brands

    Wasn't it Pickups Dandelion and Burdock? Don't think it was a Sheffield Company!
  10. Extinct Sheffield Food Brands

    Bowlers potted meat makers of Hemper Lane, Bradway : Davys the baker's of Paternoster Row, didn't they also have a cafe somewhere in town?
  11. Does anyone know what these are?

    Milk tokens are still on the go. We buy ours from a newsagents on Woodseats supplied to them by a dairy in Hillsborough.
  12. I bet a lot of the landmarks in this photograph hold some fond memories! Can anyone tell me why the open spaces we`re left undeveloped?
  13. Is there any information here on Chris Hobbs web site? https://www.chrishobbs.com/sheffield/birleyspahistory.htm
  14. Pond Street Bus Station in 1947

    The long building with the windows just below Pond Street Brewery (the building with the chimney) is the Howard Hotel before it was refurbished in its mock Tudor style.
  15. Another remarkable Sheffield house

    Ask yourself andy 1702 ! how many listed buildings will be demolished to make way for HS2