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  1. Patrick Dickinson on YouTube

    Here's another excellent Patrick Dickinson YouTube video. This time he's exploring the Meersbrook culvert.
  2. The Crimea Monument

    I wonder if it was the same 3 guys that cut down the railings in front of our house
  3. Dixon Lane in Sheffield City Centre

    Just a little way down Dixon Lane. Up in the window of the building opposite the gas lamp, there appears to be a notice of demolition!
  4. 17th Century copper tokens/coins from Sheffield

    The first major coinage of tokens was that which occurred in the 17th century. http://www.britishfarthings.com/Tokens/Tokens.html
  5. What do we know about this part of town?

    Thanks for the Blanco and bull link madannie77 As for the roof colour! I guess the Architect wanted to put his own stamp on the building.
  6. What do we know about this part of town?

    One building to survive the bulldozer was Joseph Pickerings factory on the corner of Young Street and Moore Street (just out of the photograph). Anyone know the history of the building?
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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!
  10. 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?
  11. Demolition of Sheffield

    The demolition of a Sheffield Factory in 1994?
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. The Goodwin Fountain

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

    Wasn't it Pickups Dandelion and Burdock? Don't think it was a Sheffield Company!