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  1. 19 Fairthorn Road, Sheffield

    Hi Jan, Alfred and Elizabeth are on the 1939 register at 19 Fairthorn Road. Alfred's date of birth is given as 8 April 1882 and he is a table blade forger, married. Elizabeth's date of birth is 7 December 1891 and she is an interviewer, married.
  2. 120 Dam Lane Sheffield

    According to a newspaper article in1880, there was a meeting about changing the name of Dam Lane. It says that Dam Lane ran between Whitham Road and Crookes Moor Road, One of the suggestions was to name it Northumberland Road, but the proposal to alter the name was turned down. On todays maps, there is a Northumberland Road, running between the above named roads.
  3. G. Turner & Co

    I had a look in the newspapers, but found nothing to tie G. Turner & Co. to the Stella Works. 1866: For Sale: Stella Works, Hereford Street, leasehold manufactory. (Later advertisements have W. A. Tyzack & Co. at this address). 1867: Oakley, Turner & Co., Victoria Iron Works, Wicker, Sheffield. 1868: At Victoria Iron Works, 60, Wicker. Mr.Waddy instructed to sell from Messrs. G. Turner & Co. (late Oakley, Turner & Co.) without reserve the whole of the stock - anvils, vice hammers, tools, tongs, pans, troughs etc.
  4. George Henry Morte and his wife Mary Ann, are buried at City Road Cemetery, Sheffield, grave number 9993 sec. N. In the same grave is....... Theophilus Joseph Hargreaves Morte, (retired Manager aged 58yrs), Died at The Cecil Battie Arms, Doncaster, buried 14 Feb 1936. Burngreave Cemetery, Sheffield. Grave No. 47, sec. N. William Henry Morte (son of G.H. Morte aged 2). Died at Sheaf House, bur 27 July 1894. Ethel Gertrude Morte (dau of Geo. Hy. Morte aged 3 months. Died at Woodbine Road, buried 28 Jan 1876. There was an inquest into the death of Ethel Gertrude and is in the newspapers.
  5. Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 30 January 1919. License transfer of Mail Coach, West Street, from George Henry Morte (deceased) to Mary Ann Morte.
  6. Mr Clarke owned a firewood business

    Edmund beat me to it with the newspaper article. 1911 census - 26 Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield. John William Clarke, 34yrs, head, mar, House Carpenter (joinery works), born Nottingham. Sarah Jane Clarke, 38yrs, wife, born Sheffield. Children: Lilian 12, Harry 11, William 8, Olive 3 and Albert 1, all born Sheffield. On the 1939 register, John is at 14 Clarke Street and his date of birth is 4 June 1876. Firewood bundler (blind), widowed. He is with his widowed mother Ann, her date of birth is 28 April 1855.
  7. Cottage on Taptonville Road

    Just found another site that says it was The Lodge at Tapton Elms.
  8. Cottage on Taptonville Road

    From the site 'Taptonville Road - Broomhill Online'. Fields now occupied by Taptonville Road were owned by Samuel Shore esq. who lived in Tapton Grove on Shore Lane where Tapton Hall is. In 1850, scissor manufacturer John Hobson purchased the fields that would become Taptonville Road placing his own home, Tapton Elms in prime position. It gives a list of the houses that were built and who build them, the date and number of the house. These numbers are very low.
  9. White Family Neepsend Info Needed

    Hi Becci, A little bit more information would help - how far have you got back. Moira
  10. National Probate Calendar, 1858-1966. MORTON Gerald Marcus Jackson of Norfolk Arms, Grenoside,Sheffield a lieutenant in the Royal Air Force died 27th September 1918 in France. Administration Wakefield 9th September (no year given) to James Morton, publican. Effects: £134 15s 4d Moira.
  11. Hi Laura, The birth of Sarah Ann Frith was registered in the June quarter of 1846. Her marriage to Henry was registered in the June quarter of 1880. Here is a possible census entry. 1871 Census - 4ct 55 Rockingham St. Sheffield. George Frith, head, mar, 46yrs, Metal caster, born Sheffield. Mary Ann Frith, wife, mar, 47yrs, born Doncaster. Sarah Ann Frith, daur, unm, 24yrs, born Sheffield. Kate Frith, daur, unm, 14yrs, born Sheffield. Frank Frith, son, 12yrs, born Sheffield. Moira.
  12. Deakin Family, Inn Keepers

    Hi Phil, 1891 Census - Sportsman Inn, Harveyclough Road, Norton. Charles Deakin, head, mar, 62yrs, Wood turner & Publican, born Sheffield. Jane Deakin, wife, 63yrs, born Sunderland, Durham. Edwin Deakin, son, 26yrs, Razor grinder, born Sheffield. Amy Deakin, dau, 23yrs, born Sheffield. Beatrice Pacy, granddaughter, 14yrs, born Sheffield. By the census of 1901, Charles Deakin is still the publican of the Sportsman Inn but is now a widower. Living with him is his son-in-law Frederick Biggin, widower and grandchildren Jessie and Charles Biggin. Regards, Moira.
  13. Thorpe/parkin/smith

    I have followed Harry and Florence back through the census. 1911 - 61 St Marys Lane. Harry aged 41yrs, machinist knife maker, born Sheffield. Florence aged 40yrs, born Sheffield. Children: George aged 19yrs, spoon fork finisher. Fred aged 17yrs, hooker in wire mill. Frank aged 13yrs, errand boy. Florence Ada aged 9yrs. Ernest aged 7yrs and Ralph aged 3yrs. All born Sheffield. 1901 - 61 St Marys Lane. Harry aged 32yrs, agricultural machine knife maker. Florence aged 30yrs. Children: George 9, Fred 7 and Frank 3. 1891 - 10 Preston St. (St. Barnabas Parish). Harry aged 21yrs, Brace bit striker. Florence aged 20yrs. They are living in the same house as brother Frank and his wife Bertha and their son Harry. 1881 - 6ct No 1 Sheldon St. George Thorpe, head, mar, 58yrs, Brass castor, bushes? born London. Eliza Thorpe, wife, mar, 44yrs, born Tiverton, Devon. Frank Thorpe, son, 16yrs, Brass castor. Harry Thorpe, son, 11yrs, scholar. Mary Ann Thorpe, dau, 3yrs. Geo. Fred. Thorpe, 11m. Children all born in Sheffield. 1871 - 48 View Road, Heeley, Sheffield. George Thorpe, head, mar, 34yrs, Brass castor, born London, Middlesex. Eliza Thorpe, wife, mar, 34yrs, born Tiverton, Devon. Ada Thorpe, dau, 8yrs, scholar, born Sheffield. Frank Thorpe, son, 6yrs, born Sheffield. Harry Thorpe, son, 2yrs, born Heeley. John Easterbrook, boarder, widr, 77yrs, Retired farmer, born Silverton, Devon. Moira.
  14. Turner/beckitt Family

    1911 Census - 124 Newman Road, Wincobank, East Brightside, Sheffield. George W. Turner, head, mar, 27yrs, Engine driver at steel foundry, born Sheffield. Edith Turner, wife, 27yrs, born Swinton, Yks. Ivy Turner, daug, 4yrs, born Sheffield. George Turner, 2yrs, born Sheffield. Mary Starkey, grandmother, widow, 69yrs, born Matlock, Dby.
  15. Ww1 Convalescence Belt

    Free BMD: Marriage, Thomas Rycroft to Clara Pearson, December quarter 1908, Sheffield. (The Charlotte Pearson on the 1911 census is most probably Clara's mother). Birth Registrations: Thomas Rycroft, Mar Q 1908, Richard Rycroft, Mar Q 1909, William Rycroft Mar Q 1910, Lawrence Rycroft, Jun Q 1911 and Arthur Rycroft, Dec Q 1912, all Sheffield. Clara Rycroft aged 27yrs, died at Union Hospital and was buried 11th Nov., 1912 at City Road Cemetery. Richardus Rycroft of 3/6 Newcastle Street, born 19/1/1909, Baptised 7th Feb 1909 at St. Maries R.C. Church, Sheffield. Parents, Clarae Pearson and Thomae. Richard Rycroft buried 16th Oct 1909 At City Road Cemetery. Marriage, William Rycroft (residing at 5 Attercliffe Road ) fathers name, Thomas Rycroft to Elizabeth Leigh (residing at 29 Netherfield Rd) father Edwin Leigh, on 28th Dec 1935 at St. Vincents (R.C.) Sheffield. Burial: Thomas Rycroft (shoe maker aged 37) died at 12 Dorking St. Buried 31 May, 1919 at Burngreave Cemetery. Moira.